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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 50 48 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -30
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.85% 2.80% 6.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.82% 8.60% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
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£300 £374 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.78% +42.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £351
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.09 £36.25 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-14.24% +2.11%
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
136 186 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 21.02% 32.52% 24.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 121 31
Average daily rate £358 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.23% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £389 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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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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 +8 11 £300 -9.29%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
3 16 (80.00%) WebLogic
4 12 (60.00%) HP
5 11 (55.00%) Informatica
5 11 (55.00%) SOA
5 11 (55.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) ITIL
5 11 (55.00%) Middleware
5 11 (55.00%) Problem Management
5 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
6 10 (50.00%) AquaLogic
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) LDAP
7 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
8 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (40.00%) SLA
8 8 (40.00%) JMS
8 8 (40.00%) J2EE
8 8 (40.00%) JDBC
8 8 (40.00%) Ant
8 8 (40.00%) Service Management
8 8 (40.00%) Clustering
8 8 (40.00%) JNDI
8 8 (40.00%) High Availability
8 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 16 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 10 (50.00%) AquaLogic
3 5 (25.00%) JBoss
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) LDAP
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) SSH
3 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
3 2 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Ant
2 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
1 5 (25.00%) Informatica Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Middleware
2 8 (40.00%) JNDI
2 8 (40.00%) J2EE
2 8 (40.00%) JDBC
2 8 (40.00%) JMS
3 7 (35.00%) SOAP
3 7 (35.00%) Web Services
4 3 (15.00%) Java EE
4 3 (15.00%) Software Packaging
4 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) DataPower
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
1 11 (55.00%) SOA
1 11 (55.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (40.00%) High Availability
2 8 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Service Management
3 6 (30.00%) OOA/OOD
3 6 (30.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (40.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
7 2 (10.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (55.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (95.00%) Oracle
3 12 (60.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) Informatica
5 3 (15.00%) Siebel
5 3 (15.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Axway
5 3 (15.00%) Splunk
6 1 (5.00%) VMware