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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 41 47 32
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.59% 0.24% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 0.79% 5.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
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£430 £201 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+113.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £378
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-23.00% +38.88%
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
115 127 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.78% 30.83% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 22
Average daily rate £393 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.83% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.48 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.40 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 27 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Blackpool - 6 £428 -
Preston - 3 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 20 (68.97%) Java
2 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (62.07%) Oracle
3 18 (62.07%) JBoss
4 17 (58.62%) WebSphere
5 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
6 13 (44.83%) Solaris
7 12 (41.38%) Web Services
7 12 (41.38%) SQL
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
9 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Windows
9 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (31.03%) JSP
9 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (31.03%) ProC
10 8 (27.59%) Linux
10 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 12c
10 8 (27.59%) Puppet
10 8 (27.59%) DevOps
11 7 (24.14%) C
11 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
11 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (20.69%) Curam
13 4 (13.79%) PaaS
13 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
13 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
13 4 (13.79%) Maven

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 18 (62.07%) JBoss
2 17 (58.62%) WebSphere
3 8 (27.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (13.79%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (13.79%) Tuxedo
5 3 (10.34%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) PaaS
1 4 (13.79%) OpenShift
2 3 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle Database
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) ProC
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Architect
1 6 (20.69%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Transition Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.45%) DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) JSP
3 4 (13.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Solaris
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
3 8 (27.59%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) AIX
4 4 (13.79%) UNIX
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Performance Testing
2 7 (24.14%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.34%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Test Management
5 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 12 (41.38%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) Shell Script
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
4 7 (24.14%) C
5 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
2 4 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (13.79%) Ansible
2 4 (13.79%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Curam
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) Sun
4 1 (3.45%) HP