The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.66% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £445 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-46.15% +63.86%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
15 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.93% 16.79% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate £450 £400 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £400 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) yum
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Opsware
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Banking

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
1 1 (33.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (66.67%) yum
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Opsware
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) VMware