The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 Tyne and Wear 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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 26 26 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 3 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.66% 1.48% 9.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 8.11% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 2 28
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£263 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 37 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.60% 18.23% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 19 49
Average daily rate £263 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -19.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 16 £263 -4.54% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 39 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 38 (97.44%) Linux
3 32 (82.05%) Oracle
4 28 (71.79%) UNIX
5 25 (64.10%) WebLogic
6 20 (51.28%) IBM
7 19 (48.72%) JBoss
7 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
8 18 (46.15%) SQL
9 16 (41.03%) AIX
10 15 (38.46%) Informatica
10 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
10 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
10 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database
11 14 (35.90%) VMware
12 13 (33.33%) Firewall
12 13 (33.33%) Perl
12 13 (33.33%) DNS
13 12 (30.77%) LDAP
13 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
13 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (25.64%) HP
15 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
15 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
15 9 (23.08%) Siebel
15 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
16 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
16 8 (20.51%) Windows
16 8 (20.51%) NFS
16 8 (20.51%) SSH

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (64.10%) WebLogic
2 19 (48.72%) WebSphere
3 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (10.26%) FileNet
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DNS
1 13 (33.33%) Firewall
2 12 (30.77%) LDAP
3 8 (20.51%) SSH
3 8 (20.51%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
5 4 (10.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (5.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX Support
4 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) Linux Support
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
4 3 (7.69%) Software Packaging
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.13%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Thin Client
1 5 (12.82%) Fat Client
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.56%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (97.44%) Linux
2 28 (71.79%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) AIX
4 8 (20.51%) Windows
5 7 (17.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (10.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
2 7 (17.95%) ETL
2 7 (17.95%) Change Control
3 5 (12.82%) Service Management
3 5 (12.82%) Performance Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Workflow
4 4 (10.26%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (7.69%) DevOps
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) OO
7 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.56%) Change Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
7 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) Perl
3 8 (20.51%) PL/SQL
3 8 (20.51%) Korn
4 5 (12.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (20.51%) NFS
4 5 (12.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (12.82%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (10.26%) KVM
5 4 (10.26%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) OpenView
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (82.05%) Oracle
3 20 (51.28%) IBM
4 19 (48.72%) JBoss
5 15 (38.46%) Informatica
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 10 (25.64%) HP
8 9 (23.08%) Siebel
9 7 (17.95%) Axway
10 5 (12.82%) Citrix
11 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
11 4 (10.26%) Sun
12 1 (2.56%) Microsoft