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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 59 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 22 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 2.23% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.45% 10.09% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Median daily rate £415 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £580 £660
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £375
% change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £44.25 £31.09
% change year-on-year -37.85% +42.35%  

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 93 218 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.51% 22.09% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 101 78
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 £263 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £540 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 26
Median hourly rate £15.15 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £25.00 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

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
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 22 March 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
Knutsford +8 2 £378 -11.17%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
3 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
3 9 (69.23%) Finance
4 8 (61.54%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
6 5 (38.46%) Perl
6 5 (38.46%) Middleware
7 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (30.77%) SCOM
7 4 (30.77%) GIS
7 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
7 4 (30.77%) Project Management
7 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
7 4 (30.77%) Internet
7 4 (30.77%) CA
7 4 (30.77%) Veritas
7 4 (30.77%) Netcool
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) HPUX
7 4 (30.77%) Solaris
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
7 4 (30.77%) JIRA
7 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
7 4 (30.77%) Software Asset Management
7 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
7 4 (30.77%) IBM BigFix

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) Kerberos
3 1 (7.69%) OpenLDAP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) JIRA
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 8 (61.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Unix Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Management Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Monitoring Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) JAAS
2 1 (7.69%) Java SE
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (76.92%) AIX
3 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 4 (30.77%) HPUX
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
1 4 (30.77%) Software Asset Management
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Go
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
2 1 (7.69%) RHCE
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) IBM BigFix
1 4 (30.77%) Netcool
1 4 (30.77%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) SELinux
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) CA
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 4 (30.77%) ServiceNow
2 4 (30.77%) Veritas