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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 48 69
Rank change year-on-year +11 +21  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 20 34 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 3.17% 3.70% 1.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.27% 14.91% 5.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 9
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £358 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 163 228 227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 25.83% 24.81% 22.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 152 129
Median daily rate £360 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.29% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.99 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Warrington +1 4 £550 +35.80% 2
Knutsford - 4 £410 -
Chester +18 2 £450 +5.88% 1
Macclesfield - 1 £525 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 14 (53.85%) AIX
3 13 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (46.15%) Veritas
5 11 (42.31%) Banking
6 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (26.92%) Puppet
7 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
7 6 (23.08%) Internet
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) Java
7 6 (23.08%) IBM
7 6 (23.08%) JIRA
8 5 (19.23%) Clustering
8 5 (19.23%) Python
8 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
8 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
8 5 (19.23%) DevOps
9 4 (15.38%) Docker
9 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
9 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
9 4 (15.38%) SonarQube
9 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (15.38%) Microservices
9 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
9 4 (15.38%) Rancher

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 4 (15.38%) Confluence
1 4 (15.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Slack
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 4 (15.38%) Firewall
2 4 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (7.69%) NAS
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.85%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 4 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) GIS
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
3 4 (15.38%) SonarQube
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Systems Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Unix Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Unix Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) AIX Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) AIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) LEMP Stack
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Life Science
4 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) AIX
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Windows
4 4 (15.38%) HPUX
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
1 5 (19.23%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 4 (15.38%) Coaching
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Kanban
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
2 4 (15.38%) Microservices
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 4 (15.38%) Scrum
2 4 (15.38%) Software Asset Management
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
2 4 (15.38%) Static Code Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Python
3 4 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 4 (15.38%) Perl
3 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) RHCSA
2 1 (3.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (15.38%) Docker
2 4 (15.38%) Xen
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (15.38%) IBM BigFix
3 4 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 4 (15.38%) Netcool
3 4 (15.38%) Rancher
3 4 (15.38%) SCOM
4 3 (11.54%) Ansible
5 1 (3.85%) SELinux
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Veritas
2 6 (23.08%) IBM
2 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) CA
3 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
4 2 (7.69%) HP
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