The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire 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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 48 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.87% 0.94% 0.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 3.33% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£430 £343 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.54% -20.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £225 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +38.46%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
200 240 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.97% 28.07% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 94 102
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £217 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 38 22
Average hourly rate £16.33 £31.56 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.24% +97.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.41 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Cheshire region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 2 £238 - 1
Crewe - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
3 9 (40.91%) Cyber-Ark
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 5 (22.73%) Apache
5 5 (22.73%) CentOS
5 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
6 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Perl
6 4 (18.18%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) AIX
6 4 (18.18%) IIS
6 4 (18.18%) XML
6 4 (18.18%) Banking
6 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (22.73%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 3 (13.64%) Tomcat
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.55%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Administrator
2 5 (22.73%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (9.09%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Wiki
2 2 (9.09%) LPAR
2 2 (9.09%) HACMP
3 1 (4.55%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Chemistry
3 1 (4.55%) Biology
3 1 (4.55%) Life Science
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 14 (63.64%) UNIX
3 5 (22.73%) CentOS
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) AIX
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.55%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL
3 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Shell Script
2 4 (18.18%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 3 (13.64%) GPFS
4 2 (9.09%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) YUM
2 1 (4.55%) Puppet
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Splunk
6 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp