Period
to 15 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 15 February 2019 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 19 50
Rank change year-on-year -5 +31 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 63 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 8.64% 8.29% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.72% 33.64% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 12
Lancashire median daily rate £520 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £425 £363 £378
90th Percentile £650 £638 £516
North West median daily rate £494 £435 £420
% change year-on-year +13.51% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire 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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 151 107 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 20.71% 24.65% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 78 89
Lancashire median daily rate £515 £433 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.08% +2.98% +12.00%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £713 £553 £575
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £16.50 £41.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.76% +5.13% +5.41%
10th Percentile £11.10 £18.98 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.05 £43.00 £43.40
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -5.88%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Lancashire over the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Lancashire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Blackpool +3 35 £505 +15.43% 1
Preston -6 7 £506 +9.46%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (82.54%) Amazon AWS
3 46 (73.02%) Red Hat
4 41 (65.08%) Windows
4 41 (65.08%) Oracle
5 39 (61.90%) DevOps
6 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
7 31 (49.21%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (49.21%) Puppet
8 29 (46.03%) Docker
8 29 (46.03%) Kubernetes
9 28 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 28 (44.44%) GitLab
10 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (36.51%) CentOS
11 23 (36.51%) Ansible
12 22 (34.92%) Serverless
12 22 (34.92%) Systems Engineering
13 18 (28.57%) Terraform
13 18 (28.57%) AWS Certification
13 18 (28.57%) Python
14 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
14 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
15 16 (25.40%) MongoDB
15 16 (25.40%) HTTP
15 16 (25.40%) Security Management
15 16 (25.40%) Packer
16 15 (23.81%) OpenShift
17 14 (22.22%) Amazon ELB

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (1.59%) Apache Pig
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 52 (82.54%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (49.21%) Cloud Computing
3 22 (34.92%) Serverless
4 15 (23.81%) OpenShift
5 14 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (22.22%) Amazon ELB
5 14 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 14 (22.22%) Route 53
5 14 (22.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 3 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (25.40%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (3.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (50.79%) SQL Server
2 16 (25.40%) MongoDB
3 14 (22.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 13 (20.63%) MySQL
5 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.59%) Big Data
6 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.59%) HBase
6 1 (1.59%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.59%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) GitLab
2 17 (26.98%) Git (software)
2 17 (26.98%) Jenkins
3 14 (22.22%) SonarQube
4 10 (15.87%) Artifactory
4 10 (15.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) ERwin
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Toad
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) AWS Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) Architect
4 8 (12.70%) Platform Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (11.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) AWS Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.35%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Administrator
9 3 (4.76%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Manager
10 2 (3.17%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Linux Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) XML
1 10 (15.87%) YAML
2 5 (7.94%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (3.17%) RESTful
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (1.59%) REST
4 1 (1.59%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 28 (44.44%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.59%) Blog
3 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (65.08%) Windows
3 23 (36.51%) CentOS
4 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.59%) Solaris
5 1 (1.59%) Unix
5 1 (1.59%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (61.90%) DevOps
2 27 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (34.92%) Systems Engineering
5 16 (25.40%) Security Management
6 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 14 (22.22%) Microservices
7 8 (12.70%) Migration
8 4 (6.35%) Change Control
8 4 (6.35%) Data Management
8 4 (6.35%) Kanban
9 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.76%) Compliance Audit
9 3 (4.76%) ITIL
9 3 (4.76%) Project Management
9 3 (4.76%) SDLC
9 3 (4.76%) Software Asset Management
9 3 (4.76%) Software License Management
9 3 (4.76%) Software Licensing
9 3 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) Python
2 13 (20.63%) Bash Shell
3 10 (15.87%) Ruby
4 7 (11.11%) SQL
5 2 (3.17%) COBOL
5 2 (3.17%) Korn
5 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) AWS Certification
2 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (46.03%) Docker
2 4 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.59%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (49.21%) Puppet
2 29 (46.03%) Kubernetes
3 23 (36.51%) Ansible
4 18 (28.57%) Terraform
5 16 (25.40%) Packer
6 14 (22.22%) Grafana
6 14 (22.22%) Prometheus
7 11 (17.46%) Rancher
8 2 (3.17%) SCCM
9 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.59%) Ganglia
9 1 (1.59%) Nagios
9 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 46 (73.02%) Red Hat
2 41 (65.08%) Oracle
3 12 (19.05%) Black Duck
4 4 (6.35%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.35%) VMware
5 3 (4.76%) Adobe
5 3 (4.76%) IBM
5 3 (4.76%) Snow
6 2 (3.17%) Citrix
6 2 (3.17%) Micro Focus
7 1 (1.59%) BMC
7 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.59%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (1.59%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.59%) Pega
7 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow