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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 108 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 60 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.49% 0.82% 0.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.90% 3.92% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 20 9
Average daily rate £388 £421 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £504 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
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
869 817 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.61% 21.05% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 387 303
Average daily rate £375 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 104 126
Average hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Lancashire +10 26 £360 -4.00%
Cheshire +7 18 £425 -15.00% 1
Manchester -6 14 £375 +1.35% 4
Merseyside - 1 - - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 106 (95.50%) Linux
2 104 (93.69%) Red Hat
3 46 (41.44%) Unix
4 43 (38.74%) Migration
5 35 (31.53%) AIX
6 34 (30.63%) Oracle
7 31 (27.93%) Windows
8 29 (26.13%) Solaris
8 29 (26.13%) Finance
9 26 (23.42%) VMware
10 24 (21.62%) Tuxedo
10 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (20.72%) VME
11 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
11 23 (20.72%) COBOL
12 22 (19.82%) Micro Focus
13 20 (18.02%) Java
14 19 (17.12%) HPUX
14 19 (17.12%) Project Management
15 18 (16.22%) Middleware
15 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
16 17 (15.32%) Mainframe
17 16 (14.41%) JBoss
17 16 (14.41%) IBM
18 15 (13.51%) Waterfall
18 15 (13.51%) Puppet
18 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
19 13 (11.71%) Risk Management
20 12 (10.81%) Shell Script
20 12 (10.81%) Apache

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (21.62%) Tuxedo
2 16 (14.41%) JBoss
3 15 (13.51%) WebSphere
4 12 (10.81%) Apache
5 10 (9.01%) Tomcat
6 8 (7.21%) WebLogic
6 8 (7.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (5.41%) TPMS
8 4 (3.60%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (3.60%) iPlanet
8 4 (3.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (2.70%) IIS
9 3 (2.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.80%) Liferay
11 1 (0.90%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.80%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.90%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.90%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.21%) HTTP
1 8 (7.21%) SSL
2 7 (6.31%) Internet
3 5 (4.50%) DNS
3 5 (4.50%) LDAP
3 5 (4.50%) SAN
4 4 (3.60%) LAN
4 4 (3.60%) WAN
5 3 (2.70%) Firewall
6 2 (1.80%) NetScaler
6 2 (1.80%) VLAN
7 1 (0.90%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.90%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.50%) MySQL
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (2.70%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.90%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.90%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.21%) Subversion
2 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
3 4 (3.60%) Introscope
3 4 (3.60%) Maven
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.90%) Ant
5 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.90%) Gradle
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA
5 1 (0.90%) JIRA Agile
General
1 29 (26.13%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (17.12%) Developer
2 13 (11.71%) Administrator
2 13 (11.71%) Delivery Manager
3 11 (9.91%) Java Developer
4 10 (9.01%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 10 (9.01%) Technical Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Consultant
6 7 (6.31%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.31%) Test Assurance Manager
6 7 (6.31%) Test Manager
7 5 (4.50%) Linux Consultant
8 4 (3.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (3.60%) Middleware Developer
9 3 (2.70%) Analyst
9 3 (2.70%) DBA
9 3 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Unix Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.22%) Middleware
2 7 (6.31%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (4.50%) J2EE
3 5 (4.50%) LAMP
3 5 (4.50%) Servlets
4 4 (3.60%) J2SE
4 4 (3.60%) JSP
4 4 (3.60%) XML
5 3 (2.70%) .NET
5 3 (2.70%) DOM
5 3 (2.70%) JMS
5 3 (2.70%) SAX
5 3 (2.70%) XML Schema
5 3 (2.70%) XSLT
6 2 (1.80%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.80%) JavaBeans
6 2 (1.80%) JSON
6 2 (1.80%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (1.80%) SAML
6 2 (1.80%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.22%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.32%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.50%) Clustering
3 5 (4.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.60%) EMC VMAX
4 4 (3.60%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.80%) PMI
5 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.90%) Economics
6 1 (0.90%) iPad
6 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 106 (95.50%) Linux
2 46 (41.44%) Unix
3 35 (31.53%) AIX
4 31 (27.93%) Windows
5 29 (26.13%) Solaris
6 23 (20.72%) VME
7 19 (17.12%) HPUX
8 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (1.80%) SUSE
10 2 (1.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.74%) Migration
2 24 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.12%) Project Management
4 15 (13.51%) Waterfall
5 13 (11.71%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.11%) Open Source
6 9 (8.11%) Supplier Management
7 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 6 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.41%) Test Management
8 5 (4.50%) ITIL
8 5 (4.50%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.60%) Capacity Management
9 4 (3.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.60%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (2.70%) DevOps
11 2 (1.80%) High Availability
11 2 (1.80%) Kernel Tuning
11 2 (1.80%) Process Improvement
11 2 (1.80%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) COBOL
2 20 (18.02%) Java
3 12 (10.81%) Shell Script
4 10 (9.01%) Perl
5 8 (7.21%) C
6 6 (5.41%) PHP
7 5 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 5 (4.50%) Jython
7 5 (4.50%) Korn
8 3 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.70%) SQL
8 3 (2.70%) XPath
9 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.90%) Lua
10 1 (0.90%) Python
10 1 (0.90%) Ruby
10 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) RHCE
4 4 (3.60%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (3.60%) RHCA
5 3 (2.70%) MCITP
5 3 (2.70%) MCTS
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.80%) RHCSA
7 1 (0.90%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (9.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.31%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (3.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.60%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (2.70%) Firmware
5 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.70%) UAG
5 3 (2.70%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.80%) Veritas File System
6 2 (1.80%) vSphere
7 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Puppet
2 7 (6.31%) Red Hat Satellite
3 6 (5.41%) SCCM
4 5 (4.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.60%) CA Wily
5 4 (3.60%) SCOM
5 4 (3.60%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (1.80%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.80%) vRealize
7 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 104 (93.69%) Red Hat
2 34 (30.63%) Oracle
3 26 (23.42%) VMware
4 22 (19.82%) Micro Focus
5 16 (14.41%) IBM
6 8 (7.21%) HP
6 8 (7.21%) ICL
6 8 (7.21%) Sun
7 7 (6.31%) 3PAR
8 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.50%) Veritas
10 4 (3.60%) Axway
10 4 (3.60%) CA
10 4 (3.60%) Citrix
10 4 (3.60%) EMC
11 3 (2.70%) Brocade
11 3 (2.70%) Cisco
11 3 (2.70%) NetApp
12 2 (1.80%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.80%) PlateSpin
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