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 2 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 26 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.33% 1.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.57% 4.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £380
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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%
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
56 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 37.33% 34.51% 26.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 10
Average daily rate £426 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -42.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £45.00 £42.74
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 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 2 September 2015, 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 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Migration
3 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
3 5 (41.67%) Perl
3 5 (41.67%) Ruby
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) Google
4 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (8.33%) BMC
7 1 (8.33%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
5 1 (8.33%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) E-Commerce
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Perl
1 5 (41.67%) Ruby
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Java
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) HP
2 6 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (33.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (8.33%) BMC