Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 68 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +28 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 24 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.79% 1.98% 0.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.64% 9.51% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 11
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.88% - -1.16%
10th Percentile £383 £393 £313
90th Percentile £575 £489 £506
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +23.53% - +7.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year +26.77% - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 249 305 432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 18.54% 20.88% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 190 258
Cheshire median daily rate £375 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +9.68% +10.71%
10th Percentile £180 £180 £213
90th Percentile £540 £578 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 51
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £18.00 £21.00 £35.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Cheshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +8 9 £535 +12.63%
Knutsford -12 8 £420 +1.82% 2
Macclesfield - 2 £525 -
Crewe - 2 £525 - 1
Chester - 1 £450 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (58.33%) DevOps
3 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (54.17%) Clustering
3 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
4 12 (50.00%) Puppet
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (50.00%) Docker
4 12 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
5 11 (45.83%) Scrum
5 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
6 10 (41.67%) JIRA
6 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
7 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
7 9 (37.50%) Coaching
7 9 (37.50%) Microservices
7 9 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
7 9 (37.50%) SonarQube
7 9 (37.50%) Slack
7 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
7 9 (37.50%) Confluence
7 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
7 9 (37.50%) nginx
7 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 9 (37.50%) Kanban
7 9 (37.50%) Red Hat

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 9 (37.50%) Confluence
1 9 (37.50%) nginx
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (37.50%) Slack
2 5 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 3 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) NAS
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 8 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 13 (54.17%) Git (software)
3 10 (41.67%) JIRA
4 9 (37.50%) SonarQube
5 3 (12.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (29.17%) Banking
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Senior DevOps
2 10 (41.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (8.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (4.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) DevOps Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (54.17%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (29.17%) AIX
2 7 (29.17%) Unix
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) DevOps
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 12 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Configuration Management
3 11 (45.83%) Scrum
4 9 (37.50%) Coaching
4 9 (37.50%) Kanban
4 9 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 9 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 9 (37.50%) Microservices
4 9 (37.50%) Static Code Analysis
4 9 (37.50%) Test Automation
5 8 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (4.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Python
2 9 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 6 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) Go
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Docker
2 8 (33.33%) Xen
3 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (54.17%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (50.00%) Puppet
3 11 (45.83%) Kubernetes
4 8 (33.33%) Rancher
5 6 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (8.33%) Rundeck
7 1 (4.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (20.83%) Veritas
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) IBM