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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 114 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 38 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 0.72% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.70% 3.21% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 4
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£425 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £418 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
-16.65% -1.40%
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
808 686 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.00% 22.38% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 338 238
Average daily rate £375 £280 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.93% -3.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £150 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £567 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 102 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.11 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +19 16 £400 - 1
Manchester -13 11 £400 +18.51% 4
Cheshire -9 10 £481 +126.47% 4
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 50 (79.37%) Linux
2 43 (68.25%) Red Hat
3 34 (53.97%) Windows
4 31 (49.21%) Java
4 31 (49.21%) Oracle
5 23 (36.51%) Oracle Database
6 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
7 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (26.98%) Puppet
9 15 (23.81%) JMS
10 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
10 14 (22.22%) UNIX
10 14 (22.22%) Web Services
10 14 (22.22%) VMware
11 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
12 12 (19.05%) JBoss
12 12 (19.05%) SQL
12 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
12 12 (19.05%) HP
13 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
13 11 (17.46%) Maven
14 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
14 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
14 10 (15.87%) DevOps
14 10 (15.87%) Internet
15 9 (14.29%) Scrum
15 9 (14.29%) IBM
15 9 (14.29%) Solaris
15 9 (14.29%) OO
15 9 (14.29%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 12 (19.05%) JBoss
2 9 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 9 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 7 (11.11%) Confluence
3 7 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
4 4 (6.35%) Cloud Foundry
5 3 (4.76%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.17%) CMS
7 1 (1.59%) Lync
7 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) PaaS
1 4 (6.35%) OpenShift
2 3 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) Internet
2 8 (12.70%) AMQP
3 7 (11.11%) HTTP
4 4 (6.35%) Firewall
4 4 (6.35%) SAN
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security
5 3 (4.76%) SSL
6 2 (3.17%) Extranet
6 2 (3.17%) SNMP
6 2 (3.17%) DNS
6 2 (3.17%) SMTP
6 2 (3.17%) SSH
7 1 (1.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (1.59%) MQTT
7 1 (1.59%) FTP
7 1 (1.59%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle Database
2 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (12.70%) RDBMS
3 8 (12.70%) Hadoop
3 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 7 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 7 (11.11%) Big Data
4 7 (11.11%) MySQL
5 6 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (6.35%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (6.35%) SQLPlus
8 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (3.17%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 11 (17.46%) Maven
3 10 (15.87%) Jenkins
4 8 (12.70%) JIRA
4 8 (12.70%) JUnit
5 7 (11.11%) Ant
5 7 (11.11%) Subversion
5 7 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 7 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 7 (11.11%) Gradle
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (6.35%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (6.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (3.17%) ProC
8 1 (1.59%) JMeter
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (26.98%) Java Developer
3 11 (17.46%) Architect
4 7 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) DBA
7 3 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Windows Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) UNIX Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.81%) JMS
2 14 (22.22%) Web Services
3 9 (14.29%) XML
4 8 (12.70%) Java EE
5 7 (11.11%) JSON
5 7 (11.11%) Grails
5 7 (11.11%) EJB
5 7 (11.11%) Servlets
5 7 (11.11%) J2SE
6 6 (9.52%) J2EE
7 5 (7.94%) Middleware
8 3 (4.76%) JSP
8 3 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (4.76%) Spring
9 2 (3.17%) .NET
9 2 (3.17%) DOM
9 2 (3.17%) XSLT
9 2 (3.17%) XML Schema
9 2 (3.17%) SAX
10 1 (1.59%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Clustering
2 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) CESG
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 50 (79.37%) Linux
2 34 (53.97%) Windows
3 14 (22.22%) UNIX
4 9 (14.29%) Solaris
5 8 (12.70%) AIX
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.35%) VMS
8 3 (4.76%) HPUX
8 3 (4.76%) CentOS
8 3 (4.76%) Debian
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.17%) SUSE
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.87%) DevOps
4 9 (14.29%) Open Source
4 9 (14.29%) Scrum
4 9 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 9 (14.29%) OO
5 8 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 7 (11.11%) MapReduce
6 7 (11.11%) User Stories
6 7 (11.11%) TDD
6 7 (11.11%) Software Delivery
6 7 (11.11%) SDLC
7 5 (7.94%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.35%) RAD
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Java
2 12 (19.05%) SQL
3 11 (17.46%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.70%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.52%) Perl
6 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.35%) Ruby
8 3 (4.76%) PHP
9 2 (3.17%) Python
9 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.17%) C
9 2 (3.17%) XPath
9 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.59%) Scala
10 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.59%) Firmware
4 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (26.98%) Puppet
2 7 (11.11%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.35%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (6.35%) Ansible
3 4 (6.35%) Salt
4 2 (3.17%) Hyperic
4 2 (3.17%) Nagios
5 1 (1.59%) Cacti
5 1 (1.59%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.59%) yum
5 1 (1.59%) Icinga
Vendors
1 43 (68.25%) Red Hat
2 31 (49.21%) Oracle
3 14 (22.22%) VMware
4 12 (19.05%) HP
5 9 (14.29%) IBM
6 7 (11.11%) Atlassian
7 6 (9.52%) Sun
8 3 (4.76%) NetApp
8 3 (4.76%) Google
9 2 (3.17%) Citrix
9 2 (3.17%) Curam
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
10 1 (1.59%) Remedy
10 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.59%) F5
10 1 (1.59%) Open-E
10 1 (1.59%) BMC
10 1 (1.59%) CommVault
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
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