The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 104 119 117
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 35 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.11% 0.50% 0.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.26% 2.32% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 5
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£339 £300 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.91% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £289 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £388 £353
% change year-on-year
-2.58% +9.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.78 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+26.18% -11.94%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
665 603 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.16% 21.64% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 254 336
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 78 71
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the North West region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Manchester -4 15 £313 +7.07% 4
Cheshire +20 13 £369 +22.91%
Lancashire -23 4 £475 +35.71% 1
Merseyside - 2 £438 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 72 (98.63%) Linux
2 71 (97.26%) Red Hat
3 30 (41.10%) Windows
4 27 (36.99%) UNIX
5 26 (35.62%) Java
6 25 (34.25%) Tomcat
7 20 (27.40%) XML
8 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
9 18 (24.66%) Oracle
9 18 (24.66%) JMS
9 18 (24.66%) Android
10 17 (23.29%) HTTP
10 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
11 16 (21.92%) VMware
11 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
12 15 (20.55%) XPath
12 15 (20.55%) Spring
12 15 (20.55%) Maven
12 15 (20.55%) Grails
12 15 (20.55%) XML Schema
12 15 (20.55%) Servlets
12 15 (20.55%) XSLT
13 14 (19.18%) Firmware
14 13 (17.81%) Hazelcast
14 13 (17.81%) J2SE
15 12 (16.44%) Finance
15 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
16 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
16 11 (15.07%) DOM

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 (34.25%) Tomcat
2 16 (21.92%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.96%) Apache
3 8 (10.96%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.85%) Confluence
4 5 (6.85%) JBoss
5 4 (5.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (5.48%) IIS
5 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.74%) CMS
6 2 (2.74%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) IaaS
1 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.29%) HTTP
2 6 (8.22%) SAN
3 5 (6.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (6.85%) AMQP
3 5 (6.85%) SSL
4 3 (4.11%) DHCP
4 3 (4.11%) DNS
5 2 (2.74%) LAN
5 2 (2.74%) WAN
6 1 (1.37%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.37%) SNMP
6 1 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Hazelcast
2 9 (12.33%) MySQL
3 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.11%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (20.55%) Maven
2 5 (6.85%) Gradle
2 5 (6.85%) JIRA
2 5 (6.85%) Subversion
2 5 (6.85%) Mercurial
2 5 (6.85%) Eclipse
2 5 (6.85%) JUnit
3 2 (2.74%) Introscope
3 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) Ant
4 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 9 (12.33%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (31.51%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Administrator
2 20 (27.40%) Java Developer
3 14 (19.18%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (6.85%) UNIX Engineer
4 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) HPUX Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) UNIX Administrator
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) HPUX Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) AIX Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.40%) XML
2 18 (24.66%) JMS
3 15 (20.55%) Spring
3 15 (20.55%) Grails
3 15 (20.55%) XML Schema
3 15 (20.55%) Servlets
3 15 (20.55%) XSLT
4 13 (17.81%) J2SE
5 11 (15.07%) DOM
6 9 (12.33%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (9.59%) JSON
7 7 (9.59%) Web Services
7 7 (9.59%) SAX
7 7 (9.59%) Middleware
8 6 (8.22%) Java EE
9 5 (6.85%) EJB
10 3 (4.11%) J2EE
11 2 (2.74%) LAMP
11 2 (2.74%) JavaBeans
11 2 (2.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.22%) CESG
3 5 (6.85%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) PKI
4 3 (4.11%) Wiki
5 2 (2.74%) HACMP
5 2 (2.74%) DataPower
5 2 (2.74%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.74%) LPAR
6 1 (1.37%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.37%) Social Media
6 1 (1.37%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.37%) Biology
6 1 (1.37%) Life Science
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (98.63%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Windows
3 27 (36.99%) UNIX
4 18 (24.66%) Android
5 8 (10.96%) CentOS
6 7 (9.59%) AIX
7 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Phone
7 5 (6.85%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.48%) HPUX
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.11%) Solaris
10 2 (2.74%) SUSE
10 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Configuration Management
2 12 (16.44%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (15.07%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.85%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (6.85%) Scrum
6 4 (5.48%) Coaching
6 4 (5.48%) DevOps
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (4.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.11%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (4.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.11%) Data Management
7 3 (4.11%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL
7 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.11%) Migration
7 3 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) Java
2 19 (26.03%) Shell Script
3 15 (20.55%) XPath
4 8 (10.96%) Perl
5 5 (6.85%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.11%) SQL
7 2 (2.74%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.74%) C++
7 2 (2.74%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
7 2 (2.74%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.74%) PhD
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
5 1 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.37%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (19.18%) Firmware
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.48%) GPFS
6 3 (4.11%) RHEV
7 1 (1.37%) PowerHA
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) Puppet
2 3 (4.11%) Vagrant
2 3 (4.11%) Nagios
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.74%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.74%) Ganglia
3 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.74%) YUM
4 1 (1.37%) SCCM
4 1 (1.37%) OpenView
4 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 71 (97.26%) Red Hat
2 18 (24.66%) Oracle
3 16 (21.92%) VMware
4 9 (12.33%) IBM
5 8 (10.96%) Cyber-Ark
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
8 5 (6.85%) F5
8 5 (6.85%) Atlassian
8 5 (6.85%) EMC
8 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 3 (4.11%) Sybase
10 2 (2.74%) CA
10 2 (2.74%) Informatica
10 2 (2.74%) FatWire
10 2 (2.74%) Citrix
10 2 (2.74%) Siebel
10 2 (2.74%) Axway
10 2 (2.74%) RightScale
11 1 (1.37%) Brocade
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