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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 46 70 47
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 69 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.04% 2.18% 3.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.32% 8.99% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 12 11
Median daily rate £313 £450 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £258 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £573 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £36.00 £100.00
% change year-on-year
-44.44% -64.00%
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
560 267 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 40.94% 24.29% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 147 124
Median daily rate £320 £415 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +50.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £226 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £26.75 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% +59.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the North East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +13 65 £313 -30.55% 2
Durham - 3 £300 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 173 (100.00%) Linux
2 132 (76.30%) Red Hat
3 92 (53.18%) Oracle
4 84 (48.55%) AIX
5 67 (38.73%) ITIL
6 66 (38.15%) Security Cleared
7 65 (37.57%) HP
8 63 (36.42%) Clustering
9 60 (34.68%) High Availability
10 59 (34.10%) IBM
11 57 (32.95%) WebLogic
12 56 (32.37%) Unix
13 55 (31.79%) Service Delivery
14 54 (31.21%) KVM
15 51 (29.48%) RHCE
16 48 (27.75%) Compliance Management
17 47 (27.17%) SC Cleared
18 45 (26.01%) EMC NetWorker
19 42 (24.28%) Windows
20 41 (23.70%) SAN
21 40 (23.12%) EMC
21 40 (23.12%) SLA
21 40 (23.12%) Oracle RAC
22 33 (19.08%) DevOps
23 32 (18.50%) JBoss
23 32 (18.50%) Java
24 30 (17.34%) Solaris
25 28 (16.18%) Puppet
26 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
26 26 (15.03%) Agile Software Development

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 57 (32.95%) WebLogic
2 32 (18.50%) JBoss
3 15 (8.67%) IIS
3 15 (8.67%) WebSphere
3 15 (8.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 14 (8.09%) Tomcat
5 13 (7.51%) Apache
6 11 (6.36%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (5.20%) iPlanet
7 9 (5.20%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (4.05%) FileNet
9 4 (2.31%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.16%) Confluence
11 1 (0.58%) nginx
11 1 (0.58%) WebLogic Integration
Business Applications
1 14 (8.09%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) IaaS
1 5 (2.89%) PaaS
1 5 (2.89%) SaaS
2 4 (2.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.16%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (1.16%) GitHub
4 2 (1.16%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.16%) Linode
4 2 (1.16%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 41 (23.70%) SAN
2 25 (14.45%) LDAP
3 15 (8.67%) Firewall
3 15 (8.67%) HTTP
4 13 (7.51%) HTTPS
5 10 (5.78%) SSL
5 10 (5.78%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.20%) Intrusion Detection
6 9 (5.20%) Network Security
7 6 (3.47%) SSH
8 5 (2.89%) DNS
8 5 (2.89%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (0.58%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.20%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.73%) OLAP
3 3 (1.73%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.16%) DataStage
4 2 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.16%) MySQL
4 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.58%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.16%) GitLab
2 2 (1.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.16%) Subversion
2 2 (1.16%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (6.36%) Banking
2 2 (1.16%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 51 (29.48%) Linux Engineer
2 41 (23.70%) Administrator
3 35 (20.23%) Linux Administrator
4 30 (17.34%) Linux Support
5 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Developer
6 17 (9.83%) Linux Support Engineer
6 17 (9.83%) Unix Engineer
7 16 (9.25%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.51%) Integration Developer
9 11 (6.36%) Consultant
10 10 (5.78%) Linux Server Engineer
10 10 (5.78%) Server Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (5.20%) Server Support
11 9 (5.20%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.20%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.20%) Unix Support
11 9 (5.20%) Unix Support Engineer
12 8 (4.62%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.25%) Software Packaging
2 14 (8.09%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (6.36%) OAuth
3 11 (6.36%) OAuth2
3 11 (6.36%) OpenID
3 11 (6.36%) Spring
4 9 (5.20%) J2EE
5 4 (2.31%) Regular Expression
6 2 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (1.16%) LAMP
6 2 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (1.16%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) HTML
7 1 (0.58%) JSON
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 63 (36.42%) Clustering
2 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.20%) DataPower
3 9 (5.20%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.89%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.73%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.73%) Tandem
6 2 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 173 (100.00%) Linux
2 84 (48.55%) AIX
3 56 (32.37%) Unix
4 42 (24.28%) Windows
5 30 (17.34%) Solaris
6 25 (14.45%) Windows Server
7 14 (8.09%) CentOS
8 11 (6.36%) HPUX
9 10 (5.78%) Windows XP
10 9 (5.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.73%) ITIL
2 60 (34.68%) High Availability
3 55 (31.79%) Service Delivery
4 48 (27.75%) Compliance Management
5 33 (19.08%) DevOps
6 26 (15.03%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (9.25%) Change Control
8 15 (8.67%) OO
9 13 (7.51%) Configuration Management
9 13 (7.51%) Identity Access Management
9 13 (7.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 12 (6.94%) Release Management
11 11 (6.36%) Open Source
12 10 (5.78%) Validation
13 9 (5.20%) Load Balancing
13 9 (5.20%) Service Management
13 9 (5.20%) Workflow
14 8 (4.62%) Integration Testing
14 8 (4.62%) Problem Management
14 8 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.50%) Java
2 24 (13.87%) Perl
3 21 (12.14%) SQL
4 10 (5.78%) Korn
5 9 (5.20%) Bash Shell
5 9 (5.20%) Python
5 9 (5.20%) Ruby
6 8 (4.62%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.05%) PHP
8 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.31%) Bourne shell
9 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.31%) VBScript
10 3 (1.73%) Jython
11 1 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 66 (38.15%) Security Cleared
2 51 (29.48%) RHCE
3 47 (27.17%) SC Cleared
4 15 (8.67%) DV Cleared
5 9 (5.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (23.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (31.21%) KVM
2 40 (23.12%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (5.20%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (4.62%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (2.89%) NFS
7 2 (1.16%) Docker
7 2 (1.16%) Firmware
7 2 (1.16%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.16%) vSphere
7 2 (1.16%) Xen
8 1 (0.58%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 45 (26.01%) EMC NetWorker
2 28 (16.18%) Puppet
3 19 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.05%) Ansible
5 5 (2.89%) Legato
5 5 (2.89%) Nagios
5 5 (2.89%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.89%) Simpana
5 5 (2.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (2.89%) ZABBIX
6 4 (2.31%) PureDisk
6 4 (2.31%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.73%) Netcool
7 3 (1.73%) OpenNMS
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (1.73%) SCOM
7 3 (1.73%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 132 (76.30%) Red Hat
2 92 (53.18%) Oracle
3 65 (37.57%) HP
4 59 (34.10%) IBM
5 40 (23.12%) EMC
6 19 (10.98%) Sun
7 18 (10.40%) Axway
7 18 (10.40%) VMware
8 15 (8.67%) Informatica
8 15 (8.67%) Siebel
9 13 (7.51%) PTC
10 12 (6.94%) Microsoft
11 11 (6.36%) TIBCO
12 9 (5.20%) Cisco
12 9 (5.20%) F5
12 9 (5.20%) Veritas
13 7 (4.05%) CA
14 5 (2.89%) CommVault
14 5 (2.89%) Symantec
15 4 (2.31%) arcserve