The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.18% 1.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 8.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +10.76%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 45 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 22.44% 18.15% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 20 9
Average daily rate £200 £344 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -13.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.25 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £21.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Liverpool -1 3 £450 +63.63% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) HPUX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Wealth Management
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix