The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Preston region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 0.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +39.00%
Operating Systems Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 39.25% 24.07% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 11
Average daily rate £225 £175 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -57.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £175 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.04 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -36.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Preston region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Preston