The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 40 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.20% 0.29% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.18% 1.45% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 27
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£263 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £325 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £337 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.24% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+18.05% -4.00%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
152 69 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 28.63% 20.12% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 28 63
Average daily rate £265 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £13.95 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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 29 July 2014.

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 29 July 2014. 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 -3 17 £263 -19.23% 4
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 41 (97.62%) Red Hat
2 40 (95.24%) Linux
3 34 (80.95%) Oracle
4 30 (71.43%) UNIX
5 25 (59.52%) WebLogic
6 21 (50.00%) IBM
7 19 (45.24%) JBoss
7 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
8 18 (42.86%) SQL
9 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
10 16 (38.10%) AIX
10 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
10 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
11 15 (35.71%) Informatica
12 14 (33.33%) Perl
12 14 (33.33%) VMware
13 13 (30.95%) DNS
13 13 (30.95%) Firewall
14 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
14 12 (28.57%) LDAP
14 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (23.81%) HP
16 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
16 9 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
16 9 (21.43%) Siebel
16 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
16 9 (21.43%) Windows
17 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
17 8 (19.05%) Solaris
17 8 (19.05%) NFS

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 25 (59.52%) WebLogic
2 19 (45.24%) WebSphere
3 9 (21.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (9.52%) FileNet
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) DNS
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) LDAP
3 8 (19.05%) SSH
3 8 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (11.90%) LAN
4 5 (11.90%) WAN
4 5 (11.90%) DHCP
4 5 (11.90%) VPN
4 5 (11.90%) SAN
5 4 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (40.48%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.76%) MySQL
General
1 2 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (14.29%) UNIX Support
4 5 (11.90%) Linux Support
4 5 (11.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.52%) Build Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (16.67%) Middleware
3 4 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (7.14%) Software Packaging
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Thin Client
1 5 (11.90%) Fat Client
1 5 (11.90%) Open Source
2 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Informatics
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (95.24%) Linux
2 30 (71.43%) UNIX
3 16 (38.10%) AIX
4 9 (21.43%) Windows
5 8 (19.05%) Solaris
6 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.52%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.05%) Change Control
3 7 (16.67%) ETL
4 5 (11.90%) Service Management
4 5 (11.90%) Performance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) Workflow
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (4.76%) SOA
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.38%) Change Management
8 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) OO
8 1 (2.38%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) SQL
2 14 (33.33%) Perl
3 8 (19.05%) PL/SQL
3 8 (19.05%) Korn
4 5 (11.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (38.10%) SC Cleared
1 16 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (19.05%) NFS
4 5 (11.90%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.90%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (9.52%) KVM
5 4 (9.52%) RHEV
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) OpenView
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Red Hat
2 34 (80.95%) Oracle
3 21 (50.00%) IBM
4 19 (45.24%) JBoss
5 15 (35.71%) Informatica
6 14 (33.33%) VMware
7 10 (23.81%) HP
8 9 (21.43%) Siebel
9 7 (16.67%) Axway
10 6 (14.29%) Citrix
11 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
11 4 (9.52%) Sun
12 1 (2.38%) Microsoft