The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 122 108 104
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 12 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.50% 1.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 2.14% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 10
Average daily rate £400 £275 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £500
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -34.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £34.75 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +46.31%
Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
721 561 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.72% 23.30% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 245 298
Average daily rate £280 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 75 70
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £9.30 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 7 £400 +45.45% 4
Cheshire -13 3 - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
3 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Clustering
4 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (21.05%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) HPUX
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Perl
5 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (21.05%) Puppet
5 4 (21.05%) vCloud
5 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
5 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (21.05%) Migration
5 4 (21.05%) Ansible
6 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (15.79%) PowerHA
6 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Apache
6 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (21.05%) OpenStack
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SAP BW
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) HACMP
2 1 (5.26%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (36.84%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) AIX
4 4 (21.05%) HPUX
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (5.26%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) High Availability
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
1 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) vCloud
3 3 (15.79%) PowerHA
4 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Puppet
1 4 (21.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) Unicenter
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli
2 2 (10.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 4 (21.05%) HP
5 3 (15.79%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (15.79%) Splunk
6 2 (10.53%) SAP
6 2 (10.53%) CA
6 2 (10.53%) IBM
6 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
7 1 (5.26%) Tumbleweed
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