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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 43 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 2.58% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.74% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.78 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+47.21% -11.94%
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
107 40 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.65% 25.81% 31.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 13 68
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 5
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -31.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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
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 28 November 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
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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
Chorley - - - -
Preston - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
4 2 (40.00%) Siebel
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (40.00%) Informatica
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (40.00%) Axway
4 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) DataPower
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Coaching
5 1 (20.00%) Java EE
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (20.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (20.00%) CESG
5 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) DataPower
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) CESG
2 1 (20.00%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Siebel
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Informatica
3 2 (40.00%) Axway
4 1 (20.00%) HP