The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 14 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.64% 4.42% 1.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 11.90% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
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£338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-24.00% +38.88%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
14 42 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.45% 37.17% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 24 36
Average daily rate £175 £315 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +14.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +85.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Belfast region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) JBoss
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft