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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 84 127 108
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 75 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.36% 0.88% 1.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 4.65% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 18 27
Median daily rate £425 £423 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +25.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.60% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £31.15
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -32.58%
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
694 795 689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.80% 18.99% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 424 358
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £170 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 86 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 35 £450 +18.42% 9
Lancashire +7 14 £420 +2.12%
Cheshire +5 10 £425 -5.55%
Merseyside - 6 £340 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 91 (75.21%) Red Hat
3 42 (34.71%) VMware
3 42 (34.71%) Security Cleared
4 40 (33.06%) AIX
5 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
6 35 (28.93%) Windows
7 34 (28.10%) Puppet
8 32 (26.45%) SC Cleared
8 32 (26.45%) Solaris
9 31 (25.62%) Oracle
9 31 (25.62%) SQL
10 30 (24.79%) Java
11 29 (23.97%) Unix
11 29 (23.97%) DevOps
12 25 (20.66%) HPUX
12 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
12 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
13 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (17.36%) ITIL
15 21 (17.36%) DHCP
16 19 (15.70%) EMC
16 19 (15.70%) Citrix
16 19 (15.70%) DB2
16 19 (15.70%) Kanban
17 18 (14.88%) Mainframe
17 18 (14.88%) Migration
18 16 (13.22%) Service Management
18 16 (13.22%) Scrum

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.79%) Tuxedo
2 6 (4.96%) Confluence
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere
3 4 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (2.48%) JBoss
4 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.83%) Jetty
6 1 (0.83%) nginx
6 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.83%) TPMS
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.13%) Slack
3 4 (3.31%) PaaS
4 3 (2.48%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.83%) GitHub
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.36%) DHCP
2 7 (5.79%) LDAP
3 6 (4.96%) Firewall
3 6 (4.96%) Kerberos
4 5 (4.13%) Internet
4 5 (4.13%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.48%) DNS
5 3 (2.48%) LAN
5 3 (2.48%) NAS
5 3 (2.48%) SAN
5 3 (2.48%) WAN
6 2 (1.65%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (1.65%) SNMP
6 2 (1.65%) VLAN
6 2 (1.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.83%) AMQP
7 1 (0.83%) HTTP
7 1 (0.83%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) DB2
2 9 (7.44%) MongoDB
2 9 (7.44%) MySQL
2 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.13%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.48%) Big Data
4 3 (2.48%) GIS
4 3 (2.48%) Redis
5 2 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.83%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.83%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
1 25 (20.66%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.09%) JIRA
3 9 (7.44%) Subversion
4 6 (4.96%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.13%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.13%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.13%) JUnit
5 5 (4.13%) Maven
6 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.83%) GitLab
6 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (7.44%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (17.36%) Developer
2 12 (9.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (7.44%) Linux Specialist
4 8 (6.61%) Administrator
4 8 (6.61%) Architect
4 8 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (5.79%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 7 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Digital Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (4.96%) Java Developer
6 6 (4.96%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (4.96%) Monitoring Engineer
6 6 (4.96%) Unix Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) AIX Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Designer
7 5 (4.13%) Lead Architect
7 5 (4.13%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.13%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.92%) Middleware
2 7 (5.79%) Node.js
2 7 (5.79%) Regular Expression
3 6 (4.96%) REST
4 5 (4.13%) MCollective
5 3 (2.48%) Ajax
5 3 (2.48%) HTML
5 3 (2.48%) HTML5
5 3 (2.48%) JAAS
5 3 (2.48%) Java SE
5 3 (2.48%) jQuery
5 3 (2.48%) JSON
6 2 (1.65%) Web Services
6 2 (1.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.83%) EJB
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) JSF
7 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.88%) Mainframe
2 12 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.79%) User Experience
4 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (33.06%) AIX
3 35 (28.93%) Windows
4 32 (26.45%) Solaris
5 29 (23.97%) Unix
6 25 (20.66%) HPUX
7 13 (10.74%) CentOS
8 12 (9.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (8.26%) Oracle Linux
9 10 (8.26%) Windows Server
9 10 (8.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (6.61%) Ubuntu
11 7 (5.79%) VME
12 6 (4.96%) Windows XP
13 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (2.48%) SUSE
15 1 (0.83%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.83%) Debian
15 1 (0.83%) Fedora
15 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) DevOps
2 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.36%) ITIL
4 19 (15.70%) Kanban
5 18 (14.88%) Migration
6 16 (13.22%) Scrum
6 16 (13.22%) Service Management
7 12 (9.92%) Configuration Management
7 12 (9.92%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (7.44%) Identity Management
9 9 (7.44%) Open Source
9 9 (7.44%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.79%) Release Management
11 6 (4.96%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.96%) Project Management
11 6 (4.96%) TDD
12 5 (4.13%) BDD
12 5 (4.13%) Build Automation
12 5 (4.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (25.62%) SQL
2 30 (24.79%) Java
3 12 (9.92%) Perl
4 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.09%) Ruby
5 8 (6.61%) C
5 8 (6.61%) PowerShell
6 7 (5.79%) COBOL
6 7 (5.79%) Python
6 7 (5.79%) VBScript
7 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.96%) Bourne shell
7 6 (4.96%) Korn
8 3 (2.48%) Go
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) C#
10 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.83%) R
10 1 (0.83%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (34.71%) Security Cleared
2 32 (26.45%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (6.61%) RHCSA
5 6 (4.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (3.31%) MCP
6 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.48%) Degree
8 2 (1.65%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.65%) RHCE
9 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Disclosure Scotland
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (31.40%) Active Directory
2 22 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.92%) vSphere
4 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (2.48%) Docker
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.83%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Puppet
2 16 (13.22%) ZABBIX
3 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (9.09%) SCOM
3 11 (9.09%) Tivoli
4 9 (7.44%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.96%) HP SiteScope
5 6 (4.96%) Netcool
5 6 (4.96%) SCCM
6 5 (4.13%) Ansible
6 5 (4.13%) WSUS
7 3 (2.48%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.48%) Nagios
8 2 (1.65%) SELinux
9 1 (0.83%) FreeIPA
9 1 (0.83%) Graphite
9 1 (0.83%) Graylog
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.83%) Salt
9 1 (0.83%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 91 (75.21%) Red Hat
2 42 (34.71%) VMware
3 31 (25.62%) Oracle
4 19 (15.70%) Citrix
4 19 (15.70%) EMC
5 15 (12.40%) IBM
6 13 (10.74%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.09%) Atlassian
7 11 (9.09%) CA
8 7 (5.79%) ICL
9 6 (4.96%) HP
10 5 (4.13%) NetApp
10 5 (4.13%) Veritas
11 3 (2.48%) Micro Focus
12 2 (1.65%) F5
12 2 (1.65%) Wonderware
13 1 (0.83%) Curam
13 1 (0.83%) Hortonworks
13 1 (0.83%) hybris
13 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
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