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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 43 73 56
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 71 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.34% 0.62% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.68% 2.82% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 4 7
Median daily rate £325 £311 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +17.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £252 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £460 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -40.96%
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
519 213 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.02% 22.05% 34.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 115 169
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 25
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.36 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.80 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +24 69 £327 +5.00% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 119 (78.29%) Red Hat
3 95 (62.50%) Oracle
4 73 (48.03%) WebLogic
5 71 (46.71%) AIX
6 66 (43.42%) Unix
7 62 (40.79%) HP
8 52 (34.21%) IBM
9 50 (32.89%) Windows
10 49 (32.24%) ITIL
11 44 (28.95%) Clustering
12 43 (28.29%) JBoss
12 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
12 43 (28.29%) High Availability
13 42 (27.63%) DevOps
14 38 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 38 (25.00%) Puppet
15 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (21.71%) Java
16 33 (21.71%) Service Delivery
17 32 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
18 31 (20.39%) LDAP
19 30 (19.74%) Perl
19 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
20 29 (19.08%) RHCE
21 28 (18.42%) OO
21 28 (18.42%) KVM
21 28 (18.42%) Windows Server
22 27 (17.76%) Compliance Management
23 26 (17.11%) Change Control

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 73 (48.03%) WebLogic
2 43 (28.29%) JBoss
3 19 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 19 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (10.53%) Apache
4 16 (10.53%) Tomcat
5 15 (9.87%) IIS
6 14 (9.21%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (7.24%) iPlanet
8 8 (5.26%) Confluence
8 8 (5.26%) FileNet
8 8 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 5 (3.29%) Tuxedo
9 5 (3.29%) WildFly
10 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.32%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.66%) WebLogic Integration
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (12.50%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (3.29%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.97%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.95%) IaaS
2 6 (3.95%) PaaS
2 6 (3.95%) SaaS
3 5 (3.29%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.32%) DigitalOcean
5 2 (1.32%) GitHub
5 2 (1.32%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.32%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.39%) LDAP
2 26 (17.11%) SAN
3 19 (12.50%) Firewall
4 14 (9.21%) HTTP
4 14 (9.21%) SSL
5 13 (8.55%) HTTPS
5 13 (8.55%) TCP/IP
6 11 (7.24%) DNS
7 8 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (5.26%) SSH
8 7 (4.61%) Network Security
9 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.66%) WAN
9 1 (0.66%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 12 (7.89%) Oracle Database
3 6 (3.95%) BODI
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.63%) DB2
4 4 (2.63%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.97%) MySQL
5 3 (1.97%) OLAP
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (1.97%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.32%) DataStage
6 2 (1.32%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 11 (7.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (5.26%) JIRA
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (3.29%) CA Gen
5 2 (1.32%) GitLab
5 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.32%) Subversion
5 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (5.92%) Banking
2 4 (2.63%) Finance
3 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 23 (15.13%) Administrator
4 16 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (10.53%) Linux Support
5 14 (9.21%) Developer
5 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Integration Developer
7 11 (7.24%) Unix Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Architect
8 9 (5.92%) Consultant
8 9 (5.92%) Linux Server Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Operations Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Server Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 7 (4.61%) Server Support
11 6 (3.95%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (3.29%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.79%) Software Packaging
2 19 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (7.24%) J2EE
4 9 (5.92%) OAuth
4 9 (5.92%) OAuth2
4 9 (5.92%) OpenID
4 9 (5.92%) Spring
5 6 (3.95%) Middleware
6 3 (1.97%) LAMP
7 2 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.32%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.66%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.95%) Clustering
2 38 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) DataPower
3 8 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.29%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Linux
2 71 (46.71%) AIX
3 66 (43.42%) Unix
4 50 (32.89%) Windows
5 28 (18.42%) Windows Server
6 25 (16.45%) Solaris
7 17 (11.18%) HPUX
8 10 (6.58%) CentOS
9 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (5.26%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.29%) MVS
12 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
12 5 (3.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.24%) ITIL
2 43 (28.29%) High Availability
3 42 (27.63%) DevOps
4 35 (23.03%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (21.71%) Service Delivery
6 28 (18.42%) OO
7 27 (17.76%) Compliance Management
8 26 (17.11%) Change Control
9 18 (11.84%) Configuration Management
10 14 (9.21%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 13 (8.55%) Identity Access Management
11 13 (8.55%) Workflow
12 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
12 11 (7.24%) Migration
13 10 (6.58%) Open Source
14 9 (5.92%) Performance Tuning
15 8 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
16 7 (4.61%) PRINCE2
16 7 (4.61%) Problem Management
17 6 (3.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (21.71%) Java
2 30 (19.74%) Perl
3 26 (17.11%) SQL
4 12 (7.89%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.58%) Korn
5 10 (6.58%) PL/SQL
6 9 (5.92%) Python
6 9 (5.92%) Ruby
7 8 (5.26%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.61%) PHP
9 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.97%) Jython
11 1 (0.66%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.66%) C
11 1 (0.66%) C-shell
11 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (28.29%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
3 29 (19.08%) RHCE
4 12 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (4.61%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (18.42%) KVM
2 23 (15.13%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.89%) Active Directory
5 11 (7.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 10 (6.58%) NFS
7 5 (3.29%) Docker
8 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.32%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.32%) Xen
10 1 (0.66%) Firmware
10 1 (0.66%) Samba
Systems Management
1 38 (25.00%) Puppet
2 32 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (16.45%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.29%) Nagios
4 5 (3.29%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.63%) Ansible
6 3 (1.97%) OpenNMS
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (1.97%) Zenoss
7 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.66%) Legato
7 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.66%) Netcool
7 1 (0.66%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.66%) SCOM
7 1 (0.66%) Simpana
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 119 (78.29%) Red Hat
2 95 (62.50%) Oracle
3 62 (40.79%) HP
4 52 (34.21%) IBM
5 25 (16.45%) EMC
5 25 (16.45%) Sun
6 20 (13.16%) TIBCO
7 19 (12.50%) Axway
7 19 (12.50%) Informatica
7 19 (12.50%) Siebel
8 18 (11.84%) Cisco
8 18 (11.84%) VMware
9 17 (11.18%) F5
10 13 (8.55%) PTC
11 12 (7.89%) Veritas
12 11 (7.24%) Microsoft
13 8 (5.26%) Atlassian
14 7 (4.61%) CA
15 4 (2.63%) Citrix
15 4 (2.63%) Rackspace