The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 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 Manchester 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 74 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.73% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 2.05% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£250 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
281 244 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.73% 21.55% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 118 99
Average daily rate £320 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 22 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £9.30 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £36.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

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
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 28 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Altrincham - - - -
Bury - - - -
Sale - - - -
Salford - - - -
Stockport - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (31.25%) Puppet
3 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
3 5 (31.25%) vCloud
3 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
3 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (31.25%) Ansible
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps
4 3 (18.75%) RHEV
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 3 (18.75%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) Firmware
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
4 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 5 (31.25%) OpenStack
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 9 (56.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Administrator
2 10 (62.50%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) DevOps
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
2 3 (18.75%) Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (31.25%) vCloud
2 3 (18.75%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Puppet
1 5 (31.25%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Sybase
3 3 (18.75%) IBM
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
3 3 (18.75%) NetApp