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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 44 50 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 5.40% 2.62% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.87% 12.33% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 4
Median daily rate £320 £486 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.12% +94.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £415 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £15.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+217.46% -59.61%

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
310 146 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 38.94% 21.28% 24.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 82 64
Median daily rate £335 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £533 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 5
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.43 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.88% +51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 40 £325 -33.09% 1
Sunderland - 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 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 92 (90.20%) Red Hat
3 65 (63.73%) Unix
3 65 (63.73%) Oracle
4 51 (50.00%) WebLogic
5 50 (49.02%) DevOps
6 48 (47.06%) HP
7 47 (46.08%) AIX
8 43 (42.16%) JBoss
9 42 (41.18%) IBM
10 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
11 35 (34.31%) Puppet
12 33 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
13 32 (31.37%) Software Packaging
14 31 (30.39%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (30.39%) Windows
15 29 (28.43%) OO
16 27 (26.47%) Security Cleared
17 25 (24.51%) ITIL
17 25 (24.51%) SQL
17 25 (24.51%) Sun
17 25 (24.51%) Clustering
18 24 (23.53%) Perl
19 23 (22.55%) High Availability
19 23 (22.55%) Change Control
20 22 (21.57%) Java
21 21 (20.59%) LDAP
21 21 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
21 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
22 20 (19.61%) PowerShell

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 43 (42.16%) JBoss
3 20 (19.61%) WebSphere
3 20 (19.61%) WebSphere Application Server
4 16 (15.69%) Tomcat
5 15 (14.71%) Apache
6 13 (12.75%) Oracle Application Server
7 11 (10.78%) iPlanet
8 8 (7.84%) Confluence
8 8 (7.84%) FileNet
8 8 (7.84%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (3.92%) Tuxedo
9 4 (3.92%) WildFly
10 2 (1.96%) OpenStack
10 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 20 (19.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (3.92%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.90%) IaaS
3 5 (4.90%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.90%) PaaS
3 5 (4.90%) SaaS
4 2 (1.96%) DigitalOcean
4 2 (1.96%) GitHub
4 2 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.96%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 21 (20.59%) LDAP
2 19 (18.63%) Firewall
3 14 (13.73%) SSL
4 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 10 (9.80%) DNS
6 9 (8.82%) SAN
7 8 (7.84%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (7.84%) OpenLDAP
7 8 (7.84%) SSH
8 7 (6.86%) Network Security
9 1 (0.98%) HTTP
9 1 (0.98%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (10.78%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.88%) BODI
4 5 (4.90%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.94%) DB2
6 3 (2.94%) OLAP
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.96%) DataStage
7 2 (1.96%) IBM InfoSphere
7 2 (1.96%) MySQL
7 2 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.98%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 13 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.84%) JIRA
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.92%) CA Gen
4 4 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.96%) GitLab
5 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.96%) Subversion
5 2 (1.96%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (30.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (19.61%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (12.75%) Administrator
4 9 (8.82%) Architect
5 8 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (7.84%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (6.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 7 (6.86%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.92%) Linux Support
10 3 (2.94%) AIX Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Azure Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
10 3 (2.94%) Development Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 3 (2.94%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (31.37%) Software Packaging
2 20 (19.61%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (10.78%) J2EE
3 11 (10.78%) Middleware
4 2 (1.96%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (1.96%) LAMP
4 2 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.96%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 31 (30.39%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (24.51%) Clustering
3 8 (7.84%) DataPower
4 7 (6.86%) Private Cloud
5 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.90%) Public Cloud
7 4 (3.92%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.92%) Tandem
8 2 (1.96%) EFT
8 2 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (63.73%) Unix
3 47 (46.08%) AIX
4 31 (30.39%) Windows
5 14 (13.73%) Windows Server
6 13 (12.75%) HPUX
7 10 (9.80%) Solaris
8 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (6.86%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.90%) CentOS
11 4 (3.92%) MVS
11 4 (3.92%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (49.02%) DevOps
2 36 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (28.43%) OO
4 25 (24.51%) ITIL
5 23 (22.55%) Change Control
5 23 (22.55%) High Availability
6 20 (19.61%) Configuration Management
7 13 (12.75%) Workflow
8 12 (11.76%) Service Delivery
9 11 (10.78%) Load Balancing
10 10 (9.80%) Compliance Management
11 9 (8.82%) Open Source
12 8 (7.84%) Migration
13 7 (6.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
14 6 (5.88%) Problem Management
14 6 (5.88%) Time Management
15 5 (4.90%) Change Management
15 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
16 4 (3.92%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) SQL
2 24 (23.53%) Perl
3 22 (21.57%) Java
4 20 (19.61%) PowerShell
5 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
6 8 (7.84%) Korn
7 5 (4.90%) Python
7 5 (4.90%) Ruby
8 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.94%) Jython
9 3 (2.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.59%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.80%) RHCE
4 5 (4.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (9.80%) KVM
4 10 (9.80%) NFS
5 8 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (4.90%) Docker
7 2 (1.96%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.96%) Xen
8 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (34.31%) Puppet
2 33 (32.35%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.82%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (5.88%) Ansible
5 5 (4.90%) Nagios
5 5 (4.90%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.94%) OpenNMS
6 3 (2.94%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (2.94%) Zenoss
7 2 (1.96%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.98%) Legato
8 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.98%) PureDisk
8 1 (0.98%) Simpana
8 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (90.20%) Red Hat
2 65 (63.73%) Oracle
3 48 (47.06%) HP
4 42 (41.18%) IBM
5 25 (24.51%) Sun
6 20 (19.61%) Axway
6 20 (19.61%) Informatica
6 20 (19.61%) Siebel
7 18 (17.65%) Cisco
8 17 (16.67%) F5
9 12 (11.76%) TIBCO
9 12 (11.76%) Veritas
9 12 (11.76%) VMware
10 9 (8.82%) EMC
11 8 (7.84%) Atlassian
12 5 (4.90%) CA
13 4 (3.92%) Citrix
13 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.92%) Rackspace
14 2 (1.96%) SaltStack