The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 24 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.71% - 1.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% - 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Cheshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
26 15 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 22.22% 11.28% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 9
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £438 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 16
Average hourly rate £16.84 £14.35 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -54.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.25 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Management
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Sun