The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 43 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 20 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.58% 4.27% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 17.24% 19.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 8
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£300 £280 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £232 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%
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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
202 145 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.03% 24.79% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 91 25
Average daily rate £300 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £409 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 10 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £25.00 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
Tyne and Wear -14 19 £300 +7.14%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 29 (100.00%) Linux
1 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (86.21%) Oracle
3 23 (79.31%) WebLogic
4 20 (68.97%) Java
5 16 (55.17%) HP
5 16 (55.17%) Informatica
6 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
7 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
7 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database
7 14 (48.28%) Middleware
7 14 (48.28%) SQL
7 14 (48.28%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) LDAP
7 14 (48.28%) SOA
8 12 (41.38%) Problem Management
9 11 (37.93%) AquaLogic
9 11 (37.93%) J2EE
9 11 (37.93%) Finance
10 10 (34.48%) Service Management
10 10 (34.48%) UNIX
10 10 (34.48%) JBoss
11 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (31.03%) AIX
11 9 (31.03%) SLA
11 9 (31.03%) IBM
11 9 (31.03%) JDBC
11 9 (31.03%) Ant
11 9 (31.03%) Clustering
11 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 23 (79.31%) WebLogic
2 11 (37.93%) AquaLogic
3 10 (34.48%) JBoss
4 7 (24.14%) WebSphere
4 7 (24.14%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (13.79%) FileNet
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 14 (48.28%) LDAP
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) SAN
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
4 1 (3.45%) SSH
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) Oracle Database
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.90%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Administrator
2 5 (17.24%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Build Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.45%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Middleware
2 11 (37.93%) J2EE
3 9 (31.03%) JDBC
3 9 (31.03%) JNDI
3 9 (31.03%) JMS
4 8 (27.59%) SOAP
4 8 (27.59%) Web Services
5 7 (24.14%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (24.14%) Software Packaging
6 5 (17.24%) Java EE
7 2 (6.90%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Clustering
2 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (20.69%) DataPower
4 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 9 (31.03%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) HPUX
5 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
1 14 (48.28%) SOA
2 12 (41.38%) Problem Management
3 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) High Availability
4 9 (31.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (20.69%) DevOps
5 6 (20.69%) Change Control
5 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Change Management
6 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (13.79%) Workflow
8 3 (10.34%) Network Management
9 2 (6.90%) Line Management
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (3.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.45%) ETL
10 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) SQL
3 9 (31.03%) PL/SQL
3 9 (31.03%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (27.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (24.14%) Perl
6 2 (6.90%) C
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.45%) Korn
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 25 (86.21%) Oracle
3 16 (55.17%) HP
3 16 (55.17%) Informatica
4 9 (31.03%) IBM
5 7 (24.14%) Axway
5 7 (24.14%) Siebel
6 4 (13.79%) Sun
6 4 (13.79%) Business Objects
7 3 (10.34%) Splunk
8 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 2 (6.90%) Sybase
9 1 (3.45%) BT
9 1 (3.45%) VMware