The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 67 69 86
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 22 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.62% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.67% 4.17% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 3
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£313 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -16.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
287 216 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.07% 17.78% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 113 129
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Manchester region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Salford - 7 £313 -
Stockport - - - -
Sale - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (97.14%) Red Hat
3 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
4 12 (34.29%) JMS
4 12 (34.29%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) WebSphere
6 10 (28.57%) Banking
6 10 (28.57%) HTTP
7 9 (25.71%) XML
7 9 (25.71%) VMware
7 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
8 8 (22.86%) DOM
8 8 (22.86%) XSLT
8 8 (22.86%) Servlets
8 8 (22.86%) XML Schema
8 8 (22.86%) J2SE
8 8 (22.86%) Spring
8 8 (22.86%) Maven
8 8 (22.86%) XPath
8 8 (22.86%) Grails
8 8 (22.86%) Android
8 8 (22.86%) Hazelcast
9 7 (20.00%) Puppet
10 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
11 5 (14.29%) Middleware
11 5 (14.29%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (37.14%) Tomcat
2 11 (31.43%) WebSphere
3 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 4 (11.43%) Confluence
5 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.71%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (5.71%) CMS
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 4 (11.43%) AMQP
3 1 (2.86%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) Hazelcast
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Maven
2 4 (11.43%) Mercurial
2 4 (11.43%) JIRA
2 4 (11.43%) Gradle
2 4 (11.43%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 2 (5.71%) Introscope
4 1 (2.86%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Administrator
2 13 (37.14%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (34.29%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) JMS
2 9 (25.71%) XML
3 8 (22.86%) DOM
3 8 (22.86%) XSLT
3 8 (22.86%) Servlets
3 8 (22.86%) XML Schema
3 8 (22.86%) J2SE
3 8 (22.86%) Spring
3 8 (22.86%) Grails
4 5 (14.29%) Middleware
5 4 (11.43%) JSON
5 4 (11.43%) Java EE
5 4 (11.43%) SAX
5 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 4 (11.43%) EJB
6 2 (5.71%) Regular Expression
6 2 (5.71%) JavaBeans
7 1 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Firmware
2 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) Windows
3 8 (22.86%) Android
4 3 (8.57%) UNIX
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.71%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (14.29%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Business Continuity
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
4 3 (8.57%) Coaching
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Content Management
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL
6 1 (2.86%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) XPath
3 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) vCloud
3 3 (8.57%) RHEV
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Puppet
2 5 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.29%) Ansible
3 2 (5.71%) CA Wily
3 2 (5.71%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Red Hat
2 9 (25.71%) VMware
3 6 (17.14%) Oracle
4 5 (14.29%) IBM
5 4 (11.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (8.57%) Sybase
6 3 (8.57%) NetApp
6 3 (8.57%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) HP
7 2 (5.71%) CA
7 2 (5.71%) FatWire
7 2 (5.71%) JBoss
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix