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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 38 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 1 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.82% 0.46% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.60% 2.08% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 21
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£271 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.53% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £325 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £378 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.28% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% +2.85%
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
125 48 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 29.41% 22.12% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 26 43
Average daily rate £263 £250 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £356 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £12.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 11 £271 -16.53% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 33 (97.06%) Linux
3 30 (88.24%) Oracle
4 22 (64.71%) UNIX
5 21 (61.76%) WebLogic
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
7 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database
8 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
8 14 (41.18%) JBoss
8 14 (41.18%) IBM
8 14 (41.18%) VMware
9 13 (38.24%) Firewall
9 13 (38.24%) DNS
9 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
9 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
10 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (35.29%) Perl
11 11 (32.35%) AIX
11 11 (32.35%) LDAP
11 11 (32.35%) Informatica
12 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
13 8 (23.53%) HP
13 8 (23.53%) Middleware
13 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
13 8 (23.53%) NFS
13 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
13 8 (23.53%) SSH
13 8 (23.53%) Korn
13 8 (23.53%) OpenLDAP

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (61.76%) WebLogic
2 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (8.82%) FileNet
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) DNS
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 11 (32.35%) LDAP
3 8 (23.53%) SSH
3 8 (23.53%) OpenLDAP
4 5 (14.71%) LAN
4 5 (14.71%) WAN
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) VPN
4 5 (14.71%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX Support
4 5 (14.71%) Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Support Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Linux Support
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (8.82%) Java EE
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Thin Client
1 5 (14.71%) Fat Client
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Informatics
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (97.06%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) UNIX
3 11 (32.35%) AIX
4 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 6 (17.65%) Solaris
7 4 (11.76%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 7 (20.59%) ETL
3 5 (14.71%) Service Management
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Data Capture
5 3 (8.82%) SOA
5 3 (8.82%) Change Control
5 3 (8.82%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.94%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 12 (35.29%) Perl
3 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
3 8 (23.53%) Korn
4 5 (14.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) SC Cleared
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (23.53%) NFS
4 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (11.76%) KVM
5 4 (11.76%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) OpenView
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 30 (88.24%) Oracle
3 14 (41.18%) JBoss
3 14 (41.18%) IBM
3 14 (41.18%) VMware
4 11 (32.35%) Informatica
5 8 (23.53%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 5 (14.71%) Siebel
7 4 (11.76%) Axway
8 3 (8.82%) Sun
8 3 (8.82%) Business Objects
9 1 (2.94%) Microsoft