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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 123 127 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 33 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.85% 0.41% 0.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.92% 1.80% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 6
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£421 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £338 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £413 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +4.31%
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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
841 721 553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.77% 22.77% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 300 240
Average daily rate £375 £280 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £140 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 135 76
Average hourly rate £13.69 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.97% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.15 £9.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Lancashire +13 14 £375 -
Manchester +2 14 £370 -7.50% 1
Cheshire -4 5 £500 - 3
Merseyside - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 53 (76.81%) Red Hat
3 39 (56.52%) Windows
4 32 (46.38%) Oracle
5 29 (42.03%) Java
6 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database
7 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 20 (28.99%) Configuration Management
9 18 (26.09%) Puppet
10 17 (24.64%) VMware
10 17 (24.64%) JMS
11 15 (21.74%) UNIX
12 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (18.84%) Eclipse
13 13 (18.84%) Maven
14 12 (17.39%) Tomcat
14 12 (17.39%) MySQL
14 12 (17.39%) Web Services
15 11 (15.94%) XML
15 11 (15.94%) AIX
15 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (15.94%) DevOps
15 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
16 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
16 10 (14.49%) Android
16 10 (14.49%) Internet
16 10 (14.49%) JBoss
16 10 (14.49%) SQL
17 9 (13.04%) Servlets
17 9 (13.04%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (17.39%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.49%) JBoss
3 9 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.14%) Confluence
4 7 (10.14%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.25%) Apache
6 4 (5.80%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (4.35%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.90%) CMS
9 1 (1.45%) Lync
9 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) PaaS
1 4 (5.80%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.49%) Internet
2 9 (13.04%) HTTP
3 8 (11.59%) SSL
3 8 (11.59%) AMQP
4 6 (8.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (5.80%) SAN
6 2 (2.90%) SNMP
6 2 (2.90%) DNS
6 2 (2.90%) SMTP
6 2 (2.90%) Extranet
6 2 (2.90%) Firewall
6 2 (2.90%) SSH
7 1 (1.45%) Network Security
7 1 (1.45%) FTP
7 1 (1.45%) MQTT
7 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.88%) Oracle Database
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
3 11 (15.94%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (11.59%) RDBMS
4 8 (11.59%) Hadoop
4 8 (11.59%) Relational Database
5 7 (10.14%) MongoDB
5 7 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 7 (10.14%) Big Data
6 6 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (7.25%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (5.80%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.80%) SQLPlus
8 4 (5.80%) Hazelcast
9 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Eclipse
1 13 (18.84%) Maven
2 11 (15.94%) Jenkins
3 8 (11.59%) JIRA
3 8 (11.59%) Subversion
4 7 (10.14%) Ant
4 7 (10.14%) JUnit
4 7 (10.14%) Mercurial
4 7 (10.14%) Cucumber
4 7 (10.14%) Gradle
5 5 (7.25%) Git (software)
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (5.80%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.45%) ProC
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 4 (5.80%) Banking
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Java Developer
3 11 (15.94%) Architect
4 9 (13.04%) Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.80%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) AIX Administrator
7 3 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) DBA
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.35%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Systems Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.90%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) JMS
2 12 (17.39%) Web Services
3 11 (15.94%) XML
4 9 (13.04%) Servlets
4 9 (13.04%) J2SE
4 9 (13.04%) Grails
5 8 (11.59%) Java EE
6 7 (10.14%) JSON
6 7 (10.14%) EJB
7 6 (8.70%) J2EE
8 5 (7.25%) Middleware
9 4 (5.80%) XML Schema
9 4 (5.80%) XSLT
9 4 (5.80%) Spring
10 3 (4.35%) DOM
10 3 (4.35%) SAX
10 3 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (2.90%) .NET
12 1 (1.45%) JSP
12 1 (1.45%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Open Source
1 9 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) CESG
3 6 (8.70%) PKI
3 6 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.90%) LPAR
5 2 (2.90%) HACMP
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.45%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (86.96%) Linux
2 39 (56.52%) Windows
3 15 (21.74%) UNIX
4 11 (15.94%) AIX
5 10 (14.49%) Android
6 8 (11.59%) Solaris
7 6 (8.70%) Apple iOS
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Phone 8
7 6 (8.70%) Windows Phone
8 4 (5.80%) VMS
8 4 (5.80%) CentOS
9 3 (4.35%) HPUX
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.35%) Debian
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.90%) SUSE
11 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.29%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.94%) DevOps
4 10 (14.49%) Software Engineering
5 9 (13.04%) Scrum
5 9 (13.04%) OO
5 9 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (10.14%) Capacity Planning
6 7 (10.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.14%) Software Delivery
6 7 (10.14%) MapReduce
6 7 (10.14%) User Stories
6 7 (10.14%) TDD
7 6 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.80%) RAD
9 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (4.35%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.03%) Java
2 10 (14.49%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.59%) Shell Script
5 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.80%) XPath
6 4 (5.80%) Perl
7 3 (4.35%) PHP
7 3 (4.35%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 7 (10.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 2 (2.90%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.14%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (8.70%) Firmware
4 2 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.90%) GPFS
5 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.45%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) Puppet
2 8 (11.59%) Vagrant
3 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.80%) Ansible
4 4 (5.80%) Salt
5 2 (2.90%) Hyperic
5 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (2.90%) Nagios
6 1 (1.45%) Cacti
6 1 (1.45%) Ganglia
6 1 (1.45%) yum
6 1 (1.45%) Icinga
Vendors
1 53 (76.81%) Red Hat
2 32 (46.38%) Oracle
3 17 (24.64%) VMware
4 9 (13.04%) HP
5 7 (10.14%) IBM
5 7 (10.14%) Atlassian
6 6 (8.70%) F5
6 6 (8.70%) Sun
7 4 (5.80%) Cyber-Ark
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
9 2 (2.90%) EMC
9 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.90%) Curam
10 1 (1.45%) Sage
10 1 (1.45%) Remedy
10 1 (1.45%) Open-E
10 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.45%) RightScale
10 1 (1.45%) Dell
10 1 (1.45%) BMC
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