The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cheshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 53 63 64
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.62% 0.52% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.94% 1.89% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
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£238 £425 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.11% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £425 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.24% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 212 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.27% 27.64% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 79 93
Average daily rate £280 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £224 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.45% +51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £44.90 £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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.

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Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber-Ark
3 8 (50.00%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) IIS
6 4 (25.00%) XML
6 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (25.00%) IIS
1 4 (25.00%) Apache
1 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) HACMP
1 2 (12.50%) Wiki
1 2 (12.50%) LPAR
2 1 (6.25%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (25.00%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (12.50%) PowerHA
3 2 (12.50%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
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