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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 59 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.38% - 1.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.45% - 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Average daily rate
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£250 - £253
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
247 104 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.95% 27.88% 20.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 44 28
Average daily rate £320 £240 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £379 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 24
Average hourly rate £28.50 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.87% +24.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.72 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.17 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 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
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Tyne and Wear - 11 £250 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 31 (100.00%) Linux
1 31 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (90.32%) Oracle
3 27 (87.10%) WebLogic
4 22 (70.97%) HP
5 21 (67.74%) Middleware
5 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database
6 20 (64.52%) OpenView
7 19 (61.29%) Java
7 19 (61.29%) SOA
7 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
7 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
8 16 (51.61%) AquaLogic
8 16 (51.61%) Finance
9 15 (48.39%) Java EE
10 12 (38.71%) SQL
10 12 (38.71%) ITIL
11 11 (35.48%) UNIX
12 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
12 10 (32.26%) LDAP
12 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
13 9 (29.03%) SLA
14 8 (25.81%) SAN
15 7 (22.58%) Informatica
15 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
15 7 (22.58%) Change Management
15 7 (22.58%) JBoss
15 7 (22.58%) Windows
16 6 (19.35%) J2EE
16 6 (19.35%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 27 (87.10%) WebLogic
2 16 (51.61%) AquaLogic
3 7 (22.58%) JBoss
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) LDAP
2 8 (25.81%) SAN
3 6 (19.35%) DNS
4 5 (16.13%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
6 3 (9.68%) SSH
7 1 (3.23%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) LAN
7 1 (3.23%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) Oracle Database
2 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Ant
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) DBA
3 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
3 4 (12.90%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.23%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) Middleware
2 15 (48.39%) Java EE
3 6 (19.35%) J2EE
3 6 (19.35%) Web Services
4 5 (16.13%) JNDI
4 5 (16.13%) JMS
4 5 (16.13%) JDBC
4 5 (16.13%) SOAP
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) DataPower
2 1 (3.23%) Open Source
2 1 (3.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) UNIX
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.23%) HPUX
6 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) SOA
2 12 (38.71%) ITIL
3 10 (32.26%) Problem Management
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Service Management
5 6 (19.35%) Network Management
5 6 (19.35%) High Availability
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Change Data Capture
8 1 (3.23%) DevOps
8 1 (3.23%) Line Management
8 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
4 5 (16.13%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 5 (16.13%) Shell Script
5 4 (12.90%) Perl
6 3 (9.68%) Korn
6 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (61.29%) SC Cleared
1 19 (61.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (9.68%) NFS
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
5 1 (3.23%) RHEV
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (64.52%) OpenView
2 2 (6.45%) OVSD
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (90.32%) Oracle
3 22 (70.97%) HP
4 7 (22.58%) Informatica
5 6 (19.35%) Splunk
6 4 (12.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (6.45%) VMware
8 1 (3.23%) Axway
8 1 (3.23%) IBM
8 1 (3.23%) Citrix
8 1 (3.23%) Siebel