The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 26 44
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 0 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 5.61% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 17.14% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 21 1
Median daily rate - £388 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £418 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.99% +11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -46.83%

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 140 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.96% 32.71% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 53
Median daily rate £525 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.75% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £41.50 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 13 (92.86%) ITIL
3 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 9 (64.29%) CA
3 9 (64.29%) Tivoli
4 7 (50.00%) Java
4 7 (50.00%) Perl
4 7 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (50.00%) VBScript
4 7 (50.00%) Release Management
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
5 6 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (42.86%) Bourne shell
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) SCOM
5 6 (42.86%) Korn
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) AIX
5 6 (42.86%) HPUX
5 6 (42.86%) Solaris
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
5 6 (42.86%) Netcool
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (35.71%) HP
6 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) AIX
2 6 (42.86%) HPUX
2 6 (42.86%) Solaris
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) ITIL
1 13 (92.86%) Service Management
2 7 (50.00%) Release Management
3 4 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) Perl
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) VBScript
2 6 (42.86%) Bourne shell
2 6 (42.86%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 3 (21.43%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Tivoli
2 6 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (42.86%) Netcool
2 6 (42.86%) SCOM
3 3 (21.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (64.29%) CA
2 9 (64.29%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint