The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 18 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 Lancashire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 47 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% 0.96% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.50% 3.13% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
133 64 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.67% 30.62% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 29 34
Average daily rate £250 £265 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -29.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £424 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 17 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.57 £30.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Unicenter
1 2 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) CA
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle