The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 17 April 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 East Midlands 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 86 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.54% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.23% 2.49% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £438 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £328 £500
% change year-on-year
+11.45% -34.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
341 281 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.26% 21.72% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 102 119
Average daily rate £240 £290 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £173 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.30 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £28.10 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +5 5 £475 +26.66% 4
Northamptonshire -13 4 £388 +14.81% 1
Leicestershire -14 2 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) PHP
5 6 (37.50%) Apache
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) JSON
6 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 5 (31.25%) Ajax
6 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 5 (31.25%) XML
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) SAP
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) SSH
7 4 (25.00%) Symfony
7 4 (25.00%) CakePHP
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
7 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
8 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (18.75%) Scrum
8 3 (18.75%) VMware

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI
1 2 (12.50%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (12.50%) SAP CO
2 1 (6.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Rackspace Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
1 4 (25.00%) SSH
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MySQL
2 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 2 (12.50%) SQLite
4 1 (6.25%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (12.50%) PhoneGap
2 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) Xcode
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 5 (31.25%) Ajax
2 5 (31.25%) XML
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) RESTful
3 4 (25.00%) Symfony
3 4 (25.00%) CakePHP
4 2 (12.50%) HTML
4 2 (12.50%) J2ME
4 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
4 2 (12.50%) J2EE
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) HTML5
4 2 (12.50%) iOS SDK
4 2 (12.50%) REST
4 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
5 1 (6.25%) Sencha Touch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) CMDB
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
1 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Social Media
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (18.75%) SUSE
5 3 (18.75%) UNIX
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (12.50%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
7 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry OS
7 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
2 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) BPMN
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Android Development
3 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) IT Governance
3 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) UML
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 6 (37.50%) PHP
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (6.25%) Postfix
3 1 (6.25%) Sendmail
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Google
5 2 (12.50%) Apple
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco
5 2 (12.50%) JBoss
5 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Adobe
6 1 (6.25%) Symbian
6 1 (6.25%) Sencha