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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 95 110 126
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 38 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.23% 0.86% 0.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.21% 3.83% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 7
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£350 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +38.46%
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
729 652 750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.51% 22.40% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 289 291
Average daily rate £320 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 87 93
Average hourly rate £16.16 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.20% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +8 19 £313 -2.34% 7
Cheshire +11 14 £409 +19.34% 2
Merseyside +3 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Lancashire -13 1 £201 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 59 (96.72%) Red Hat
3 24 (39.34%) UNIX
4 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
4 18 (29.51%) Windows
5 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
6 15 (24.59%) Banking
6 15 (24.59%) Java
6 15 (24.59%) Oracle
7 14 (22.95%) Configuration Management
7 14 (22.95%) VMware
8 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (18.03%) Cyber-Ark
9 11 (18.03%) Perl
9 11 (18.03%) Apache
10 10 (16.39%) XML
10 10 (16.39%) JMS
10 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
11 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
11 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
11 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
12 8 (13.11%) Finance
12 8 (13.11%) Puppet
13 7 (11.48%) OpenStack
13 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (11.48%) Middleware
13 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.48%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 17 (27.87%) Tomcat
2 11 (18.03%) Apache
3 9 (14.75%) WebLogic
3 9 (14.75%) WebSphere
4 7 (11.48%) OpenStack
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.56%) Confluence
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
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
7 1 (1.64%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) SAN
2 4 (6.56%) AMQP
3 3 (4.92%) DHCP
3 3 (4.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.28%) LAN
4 2 (3.28%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) Hazelcast
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) MySQL
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Maven
2 4 (6.56%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Mercurial
2 4 (6.56%) Gradle
2 4 (6.56%) JUnit
2 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
4 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Workshop
4 1 (1.64%) Introscope
General
1 15 (24.59%) Banking
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Administrator
2 16 (26.23%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (19.67%) Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Java Developer
5 8 (13.11%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) UNIX Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.92%) Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.92%) Consultant
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
10 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
10 2 (3.28%) HPUX Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) XML
1 10 (16.39%) JMS
2 7 (11.48%) Middleware
3 6 (9.84%) Spring
3 6 (9.84%) JSON
3 6 (9.84%) Grails
3 6 (9.84%) XML Schema
3 6 (9.84%) Servlets
3 6 (9.84%) Web Services
3 6 (9.84%) DOM
3 6 (9.84%) XSLT
3 6 (9.84%) J2SE
4 5 (8.20%) Java EE
5 4 (6.56%) EJB
6 3 (4.92%) SAX
6 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (3.28%) JavaBeans
7 2 (3.28%) Regular Expression
8 1 (1.64%) LAMP
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Firmware
2 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Wiki
4 2 (3.28%) LPAR
4 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.28%) HACMP
5 1 (1.64%) Statistics
5 1 (1.64%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.64%) Biology
5 1 (1.64%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.64%) Social Media
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (98.36%) Linux
2 24 (39.34%) UNIX
3 18 (29.51%) Windows
4 7 (11.48%) AIX
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.84%) CentOS
5 6 (9.84%) Solaris
5 6 (9.84%) Android
6 5 (8.20%) HPUX
7 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Configuration Management
2 10 (16.39%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (8.20%) DevOps
3 5 (8.20%) Migration
4 4 (6.56%) Scrum
5 3 (4.92%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.92%) Data Management
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL
5 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (4.92%) Change Control
5 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.92%) Change Management
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.92%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (3.28%) Wealth Management
7 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
2 15 (24.59%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) Perl
4 6 (9.84%) XPath
5 4 (6.56%) Python
6 3 (4.92%) SQL
6 3 (4.92%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.28%) R
7 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.28%) Ruby
8 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) SC Cleared
1 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) PhD
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) vCloud
3 4 (6.56%) GPFS
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.92%) RHEV
5 2 (3.28%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Puppet
2 5 (8.20%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (8.20%) Ansible
3 4 (6.56%) Tivoli
4 3 (4.92%) Unicenter
5 2 (3.28%) Ganglia
5 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
5 2 (3.28%) YUM
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) SCCM
6 1 (1.64%) CA Wily
6 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 59 (96.72%) Red Hat
2 15 (24.59%) Oracle
3 14 (22.95%) VMware
4 11 (18.03%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (11.48%) HP
6 6 (9.84%) IBM
7 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.20%) NetApp
7 5 (8.20%) Splunk
8 4 (6.56%) CA
8 4 (6.56%) EMC
8 4 (6.56%) Atlassian
9 3 (4.92%) Sybase
10 2 (3.28%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
10 2 (3.28%) Citrix
11 1 (1.64%) BMC
11 1 (1.64%) FatWire
11 1 (1.64%) JBoss
11 1 (1.64%) Cisco
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