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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 36 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.06% 0.66% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.77% 2.14% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-16.65% +0.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

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
130 140 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.45% 30.57% 31.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 65 23
Average daily rate £378 £245 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.08% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £190 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £20.13 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.40% +5.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £32.62 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 10 £341 -
Blackpool -1 4 £413 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 8 (47.06%) Puppet
3 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
4 6 (35.29%) Solaris
4 6 (35.29%) JBoss
4 6 (35.29%) Java
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
6 4 (23.53%) Middleware
6 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) AIX
6 4 (23.53%) IBM
6 4 (23.53%) Sun
6 4 (23.53%) Maven
6 4 (23.53%) VMware
6 4 (23.53%) PaaS
6 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
6 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
6 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (23.53%) Salt
6 4 (23.53%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (23.53%) Ansible
6 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
6 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (23.53%) OpenShift

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) PaaS
1 4 (23.53%) OpenShift
2 3 (17.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LDAP
1 1 (5.88%) FTP
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Maven
1 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
1 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.88%) ProC
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) JMX
3 1 (5.88%) JAAS
3 1 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) Apache CXF
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 1 (5.88%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) CESG
1 1 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
1 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX
3 4 (23.53%) AIX
4 1 (5.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Performance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) Scala
4 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (23.53%) Ansible
2 4 (23.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) Sun
4 2 (11.76%) Curam
5 1 (5.88%) HP