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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 95 104 120
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 42 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.32% 0.95% 0.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 4.29% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £261 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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
721 653 788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.67% 22.08% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 287 313
Average daily rate £325 £310 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 84 91
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% +14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 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 19 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 +2 22 £313 -0.79% 1
Cheshire +15 14 £415 +48.21% 3
Merseyside +3 4 £450 +63.63% 2
Lancashire -25 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 19 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 68 (98.55%) Linux
2 67 (97.10%) Red Hat
3 26 (37.68%) UNIX
4 22 (31.88%) Tomcat
5 20 (28.99%) Windows
5 20 (28.99%) Shell Script
6 18 (26.09%) Java
7 16 (23.19%) Oracle
7 16 (23.19%) Banking
8 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
8 15 (21.74%) VMware
9 14 (20.29%) XML
10 13 (18.84%) JMS
11 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
11 12 (17.39%) Apache
11 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (15.94%) Cyber-Ark
12 11 (15.94%) HTTP
12 11 (15.94%) Perl
13 10 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (14.49%) Capacity Planning
13 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) Android
14 9 (13.04%) Grails
14 9 (13.04%) Puppet
14 9 (13.04%) Hazelcast
14 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
14 9 (13.04%) Servlets
14 9 (13.04%) DOM

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 22 (31.88%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 12 (17.39%) Apache
3 9 (13.04%) WebLogic
4 7 (10.14%) OpenStack
5 4 (5.80%) Confluence
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.80%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
6 2 (2.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.90%) CMS
6 2 (2.90%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.45%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.45%) PaaS
2 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.94%) HTTP
2 5 (7.25%) SAN
3 4 (5.80%) AMQP
4 3 (4.35%) DNS
4 3 (4.35%) DHCP
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.04%) Hazelcast
2 7 (10.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) MySQL
3 3 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Maven
2 4 (5.80%) Gradle
2 4 (5.80%) Mercurial
2 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
2 4 (5.80%) JUnit
2 4 (5.80%) JIRA
3 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (2.90%) Introscope
5 1 (1.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 16 (23.19%) Banking
2 9 (13.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (37.68%) Administrator
2 18 (26.09%) Linux Administrator
3 16 (23.19%) Developer
4 13 (18.84%) Java Developer
5 9 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (8.70%) UNIX Administrator
7 5 (7.25%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.80%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.35%) Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) IT Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) HPUX Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (2.90%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) XML
2 13 (18.84%) JMS
3 9 (13.04%) Grails
3 9 (13.04%) Servlets
3 9 (13.04%) DOM
3 9 (13.04%) XSLT
3 9 (13.04%) J2SE
3 9 (13.04%) XML Schema
3 9 (13.04%) Spring
4 8 (11.59%) Middleware
5 6 (8.70%) Web Services
5 6 (8.70%) JSON
6 5 (7.25%) Java EE
6 5 (7.25%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (7.25%) SAX
7 4 (5.80%) EJB
8 2 (2.90%) Regular Expression
8 2 (2.90%) JavaBeans
8 2 (2.90%) LAMP
9 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Firmware
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.35%) Wiki
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) LPAR
4 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.90%) HACMP
5 1 (1.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.45%) Biology
5 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 68 (98.55%) Linux
2 26 (37.68%) UNIX
3 20 (28.99%) Windows
4 9 (13.04%) Android
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.14%) AIX
5 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (8.70%) CentOS
6 6 (8.70%) HPUX
6 6 (8.70%) Solaris
7 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.90%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Configuration Management
2 10 (14.49%) Performance Tuning
2 10 (14.49%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (7.25%) Migration
3 5 (7.25%) DevOps
4 4 (5.80%) Scrum
4 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.35%) Data Management
5 3 (4.35%) Change Management
5 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL
5 3 (4.35%) Wealth Management
5 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (4.35%) Change Control
5 3 (4.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) Shell Script
2 18 (26.09%) Java
3 11 (15.94%) Perl
4 9 (13.04%) XPath
5 4 (5.80%) Python
6 3 (4.35%) SQL
6 3 (4.35%) VB
7 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.90%) R
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) PHP
7 2 (2.90%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
7 2 (2.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.90%) PhD
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) MCSE
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) vCloud
3 4 (5.80%) GPFS
3 4 (5.80%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.35%) RHEV
5 2 (2.90%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) Puppet
2 5 (7.25%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.25%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.25%) Ansible
3 3 (4.35%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.90%) YUM
4 2 (2.90%) Ganglia
4 2 (2.90%) CA Wily
4 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.90%) Nagios
5 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.45%) OpenView
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 67 (97.10%) Red Hat
2 16 (23.19%) Oracle
3 15 (21.74%) VMware
4 11 (15.94%) Cyber-Ark
5 9 (13.04%) HP
6 7 (10.14%) IBM
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.25%) CA
7 5 (7.25%) NetApp
7 5 (7.25%) Splunk
8 4 (5.80%) Atlassian
8 4 (5.80%) EMC
9 3 (4.35%) Sybase
10 2 (2.90%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (2.90%) Citrix
10 2 (2.90%) JBoss
10 2 (2.90%) FatWire
10 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
11 1 (1.45%) Cisco
11 1 (1.45%) BMC
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