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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 56 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.83% 0.29% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.74% 1.72% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 21
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£201 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.15% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £315
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +23.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.75 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+36.05% +17.60%
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
178 58 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.18% 16.71% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 30 49
Average daily rate £273 £253 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.92% -0.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £166 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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
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 12 September 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 12 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -23 12 £201 -38.15%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 40 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 39 (97.50%) Linux
3 37 (92.50%) Oracle
4 27 (67.50%) WebLogic
5 23 (57.50%) UNIX
6 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
7 17 (42.50%) SQL
8 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
8 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
9 15 (37.50%) JBoss
10 14 (35.00%) DNS
10 14 (35.00%) HP
10 14 (35.00%) Middleware
10 14 (35.00%) VMware
10 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
11 13 (32.50%) Firewall
11 13 (32.50%) IBM
12 12 (30.00%) LDAP
12 12 (30.00%) Perl
12 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (27.50%) Java
13 11 (27.50%) Informatica
14 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 10 (25.00%) AIX
15 9 (22.50%) Windows
15 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
15 9 (22.50%) Java EE
15 9 (22.50%) OpenLDAP
16 8 (20.00%) SSH
16 8 (20.00%) Korn

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (67.50%) WebLogic
2 14 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (10.00%) AquaLogic
4 3 (7.50%) FileNet
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) DNS
2 13 (32.50%) Firewall
3 12 (30.00%) LDAP
4 9 (22.50%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (20.00%) SSH
6 7 (17.50%) SAN
7 5 (12.50%) LAN
7 5 (12.50%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) DHCP
7 5 (12.50%) VPN
8 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects XI
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.00%) UNIX Support
4 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Support
5 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) Middleware
2 9 (22.50%) Java EE
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 5 (12.50%) Fat Client
1 5 (12.50%) Open Source
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) Informatics
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 23 (57.50%) UNIX
3 10 (25.00%) AIX
4 9 (22.50%) Windows
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.00%) Solaris
7 4 (10.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) SOA
1 8 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.50%) ETL
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 5 (12.50%) Service Management
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Change Data Capture
6 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.50%) Change Control
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Project Management
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.50%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.50%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Perl
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 9 (22.50%) PL/SQL
5 8 (20.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 16 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.00%) NFS
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.00%) KVM
6 4 (10.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) OpenView
2 2 (5.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 37 (92.50%) Oracle
3 15 (37.50%) JBoss
4 14 (35.00%) HP
4 14 (35.00%) VMware
5 13 (32.50%) IBM
6 11 (27.50%) Informatica
7 5 (12.50%) Citrix
7 5 (12.50%) Siebel
7 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
8 4 (10.00%) Axway
9 3 (7.50%) Sun
10 1 (2.50%) Splunk