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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 117 130 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 25 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.072% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.36% 0.31% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 5
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£360 - £275
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.63 £36.25 -
% change year-on-year
+3.79% -
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
743 635 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.74% 22.78% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 254 225
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 117 86
Average hourly rate £13.16 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.27% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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
Manchester +6 19 £350 - 3
Cheshire - 4 £450 - 2
Lancashire - 2 £433 - 2
Merseyside - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 58 (95.08%) Linux
1 58 (95.08%) Red Hat
2 27 (44.26%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) Oracle
4 21 (34.43%) JMS
5 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
6 19 (31.15%) XML
6 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
7 17 (27.87%) HTTP
7 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
8 16 (26.23%) Grails
8 16 (26.23%) Servlets
8 16 (26.23%) UNIX
8 16 (26.23%) Maven
9 15 (24.59%) Android
10 14 (22.95%) J2SE
11 11 (18.03%) Eclipse
11 11 (18.03%) XML Schema
11 11 (18.03%) XSLT
11 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
11 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (18.03%) VMware
11 11 (18.03%) XPath
11 11 (18.03%) Spring
12 10 (16.39%) Puppet
12 10 (16.39%) MySQL
12 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (14.75%) HP
13 9 (14.75%) Firmware

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
2 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.48%) JBoss
4 6 (9.84%) Confluence
5 4 (6.56%) Apache
6 2 (3.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.64%) CMS
7 1 (1.64%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 17 (27.87%) HTTP
2 7 (11.48%) AMQP
3 6 (9.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (9.84%) SSL
3 6 (9.84%) Internet
4 4 (6.56%) SAN
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) SNMP
5 1 (1.64%) LDAP
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.87%) Oracle Database
2 10 (16.39%) MySQL
2 10 (16.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 9 (14.75%) Hazelcast
4 7 (11.48%) Hadoop
5 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
5 6 (9.84%) NoSQL
5 6 (9.84%) Big Data
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle9i Database
6 5 (8.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.56%) SQLPlus
7 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Maven
2 11 (18.03%) Eclipse
3 8 (13.11%) Subversion
4 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (9.84%) Mercurial
5 6 (9.84%) Cucumber
5 6 (9.84%) Gradle
5 6 (9.84%) Ant
5 6 (9.84%) JUnit
5 6 (9.84%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.64%) Introscope
7 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Developer
2 23 (37.70%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Administrator
4 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Architect
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Developer
5 3 (4.92%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.28%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (1.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Architect
7 1 (1.64%) HPUX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (34.43%) JMS
2 19 (31.15%) XML
3 16 (26.23%) Servlets
3 16 (26.23%) Grails
4 14 (22.95%) J2SE
5 11 (18.03%) XSLT
5 11 (18.03%) Spring
5 11 (18.03%) XML Schema
6 9 (14.75%) Web Services
6 9 (14.75%) J2EE
7 8 (13.11%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (11.48%) Java EE
8 7 (11.48%) DOM
9 6 (9.84%) EJB
9 6 (9.84%) JSON
9 6 (9.84%) SAX
10 2 (3.28%) Software Packaging
10 2 (3.28%) Middleware
11 1 (1.64%) JMX
11 1 (1.64%) JAAS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.48%) Open Source
2 7 (11.48%) CESG
3 6 (9.84%) PKI
3 6 (9.84%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.84%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) DataPower
5 2 (3.28%) LPAR
5 2 (3.28%) HACMP
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 58 (95.08%) Linux
2 27 (44.26%) Windows
3 16 (26.23%) UNIX
4 15 (24.59%) Android
5 7 (11.48%) AIX
6 6 (9.84%) Apple iOS
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Phone 8
6 6 (9.84%) Windows Phone
7 4 (6.56%) CentOS
7 4 (6.56%) HPUX
7 4 (6.56%) VMS
8 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE
9 1 (1.64%) Debian
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Configuration Management
2 11 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.03%) Software Engineering
3 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.11%) Scrum
4 8 (13.11%) OO
5 6 (9.84%) TDD
5 6 (9.84%) Test Scripting
5 6 (9.84%) MapReduce
5 6 (9.84%) User Stories
5 6 (9.84%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (8.20%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.20%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.56%) DevOps
7 4 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.56%) RAD
8 3 (4.92%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (44.26%) Java
2 11 (18.03%) XPath
3 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.56%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Firmware
2 7 (11.48%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.28%) GPFS
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.64%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.64%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.64%) yum
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (95.08%) Red Hat
2 26 (42.62%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) Atlassian
5 6 (9.84%) F5
6 5 (8.20%) IBM
7 4 (6.56%) Cyber-Ark
8 2 (3.28%) RightScale
8 2 (3.28%) Siebel
8 2 (3.28%) Informatica
8 2 (3.28%) NetApp
8 2 (3.28%) Axway
9 1 (1.64%) EMC
9 1 (1.64%) CA
9 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.64%) Open-E
9 1 (1.64%) Brocade
9 1 (1.64%) FatWire
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