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 4 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 64 57 68
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.81% 1.25% 0.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.85% 4.81% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
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£350 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
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
208 208 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.18% 25.97% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 99 80
Average daily rate £375 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 29
Average hourly rate £14.35 £14.81 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% -48.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £27.00 £44.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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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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 -4 6 £350 +47.36%
Knutsford -5 1 £550 -
Warrington - 1 £300 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) IBM
4 5 (35.71%) Perl
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Ruby
4 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
5 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 4 (28.57%) Google
5 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Migration
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Open Source
7 2 (14.29%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (14.29%) SUSE
5 2 (14.29%) Debian
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) Ruby
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 6 (42.86%) HP
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Sun
5 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp