The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 39 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 20 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.85% - 5.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.27% - 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 17
Average daily rate
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£225 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
163 41 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.41% 21.81% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 27 34
Average daily rate £310 £250 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 18
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £15.50 £25.00
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 Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Tyne and Wear region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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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Newcastle upon Tyne - 20 £225 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 47 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 46 (97.87%) Linux
3 42 (89.36%) Oracle
4 32 (68.09%) WebLogic
5 26 (55.32%) UNIX
5 26 (55.32%) Oracle Database
6 21 (44.68%) SQL
7 18 (38.30%) HP
7 18 (38.30%) Middleware
7 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
7 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
8 17 (36.17%) JBoss
9 15 (31.91%) LDAP
9 15 (31.91%) Java
9 15 (31.91%) DNS
10 14 (29.79%) Informatica
10 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
10 14 (29.79%) VMware
11 13 (27.66%) Firewall
11 13 (27.66%) IBM
11 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
12 12 (25.53%) Perl
12 12 (25.53%) SOA
12 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
12 12 (25.53%) OpenView
12 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (23.40%) Windows
14 10 (21.28%) AIX
14 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
14 10 (21.28%) OpenLDAP

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 32 (68.09%) WebLogic
2 14 (29.79%) WebSphere
3 9 (19.15%) AquaLogic
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.38%) FileNet
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) LDAP
1 15 (31.91%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 10 (21.28%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (17.02%) SSH
4 8 (17.02%) SAN
5 5 (10.64%) LAN
5 5 (10.64%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) DHCP
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (55.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Ant
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (12.77%) UNIX Support
4 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) DBA
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Informatica Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (38.30%) Middleware
2 10 (21.28%) Java EE
3 7 (14.89%) Web Services
4 4 (8.51%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (4.26%) JNDI
6 2 (4.26%) JMS
6 2 (4.26%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
1 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
1 5 (10.64%) Open Source
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Informatics
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) UNIX
3 11 (23.40%) Windows
4 10 (21.28%) AIX
4 10 (21.28%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.77%) Solaris
6 4 (8.51%) HPUX
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) SOA
2 8 (17.02%) Configuration Management
3 7 (14.89%) ETL
3 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 7 (14.89%) Service Management
4 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Change Data Capture
5 4 (8.51%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) Workflow
6 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.38%) High Availability
6 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 2 (4.26%) Network Management
7 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.13%) Six Sigma
8 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) Java
3 13 (27.66%) PL/SQL
4 12 (25.53%) Perl
5 8 (17.02%) Korn
6 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.38%) C
7 2 (4.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) SC Cleared
1 18 (38.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) NFS
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.51%) KVM
5 4 (8.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) OpenView
2 2 (4.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 42 (89.36%) Oracle
3 18 (38.30%) HP
4 17 (36.17%) JBoss
5 14 (29.79%) Informatica
5 14 (29.79%) VMware
6 13 (27.66%) IBM
7 6 (12.77%) Business Objects
8 5 (10.64%) Citrix
8 5 (10.64%) Siebel
9 4 (8.51%) Axway
10 3 (6.38%) Sun
11 2 (4.26%) Splunk