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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 134 110 114
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 26 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 3.41% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 7
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£420 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £228 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +18.05%
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
812 704 633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.91% 23.23% 23.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 360 277
Average daily rate £350 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 88 78
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 £428 - 1
Cheshire -7 8 £350 -5.08% 3
Manchester -21 3 £420 +68.00% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 29 (49.15%) Java
3 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
4 27 (45.76%) Oracle
4 27 (45.76%) Windows
5 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
6 19 (32.20%) JBoss
7 17 (28.81%) WebSphere
7 17 (28.81%) VMware
8 16 (27.12%) SQL
8 16 (27.12%) Web Services
8 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
9 15 (25.42%) Solaris
10 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
11 13 (22.03%) UNIX
11 13 (22.03%) Puppet
12 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
12 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
13 11 (18.64%) DevOps
14 10 (16.95%) JSP
14 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
14 10 (16.95%) HP
14 10 (16.95%) IBM
15 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (15.25%) ProC
16 8 (13.56%) Finance
16 8 (13.56%) AIX
16 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 19 (32.20%) JBoss
2 17 (28.81%) WebSphere
3 8 (13.56%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.78%) Confluence
4 4 (6.78%) Tuxedo
4 4 (6.78%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (5.08%) OpenStack
5 3 (5.08%) Apache
6 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) CMS
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.78%) PaaS
1 4 (6.78%) OpenShift
1 4 (6.78%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 4 (6.78%) Network Security
2 4 (6.78%) AMQP
3 3 (5.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) SSH
4 2 (3.39%) Extranet
4 2 (3.39%) SMTP
4 2 (3.39%) SNMP
4 2 (3.39%) DNS
4 2 (3.39%) SSL
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
5 1 (1.69%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (13.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.78%) MySQL
4 4 (6.78%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Big Data
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) ProC
2 7 (11.86%) Eclipse
3 6 (10.17%) JUnit
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
4 5 (8.47%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.78%) Mercurial
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (6.78%) Gradle
5 4 (6.78%) Ant
5 4 (6.78%) Subversion
5 4 (6.78%) Maven
6 2 (3.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (20.34%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Architect
2 9 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (8.47%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (5.08%) DBA
7 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.39%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.39%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Web Services
2 10 (16.95%) JSP
3 5 (8.47%) Middleware
4 4 (6.78%) JMS
4 4 (6.78%) EJB
4 4 (6.78%) Java EE
4 4 (6.78%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) .NET
5 2 (3.39%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.69%) JCE
6 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Linux
2 27 (45.76%) Windows
3 15 (25.42%) Solaris
4 13 (22.03%) UNIX
5 8 (13.56%) AIX
6 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.39%) CentOS
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) SUSE
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) DevOps
3 7 (11.86%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.17%) OO
4 6 (10.17%) E-Commerce
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
5 5 (8.47%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
6 4 (6.78%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.78%) TDD
6 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
6 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (6.78%) User Stories
6 4 (6.78%) MapReduce
6 4 (6.78%) Software Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 29 (49.15%) Java
2 16 (27.12%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Bash Shell
4 11 (18.64%) PL/SQL
5 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
6 7 (11.86%) C
7 5 (8.47%) Perl
7 5 (8.47%) Ruby
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
9 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (38.98%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.47%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.69%) HNC
6 1 (1.69%) HND
6 1 (1.69%) CCNP
6 1 (1.69%) CCNA
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 12 (20.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.78%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (22.03%) Puppet
2 4 (6.78%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (6.78%) Ansible
2 4 (6.78%) Salt
3 2 (3.39%) Hyperic
3 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.69%) Icinga
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Cacti
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Red Hat
2 27 (45.76%) Oracle
3 17 (28.81%) VMware
4 10 (16.95%) HP
4 10 (16.95%) IBM
5 6 (10.17%) Sun
6 4 (6.78%) Citrix
6 4 (6.78%) Curam
6 4 (6.78%) Google
6 4 (6.78%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.69%) Dell
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Sage
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
7 1 (1.69%) BMC
7 1 (1.69%) CommVault
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
7 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco
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