Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 41 56
Rank change year-on-year +20 +15 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 32 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 7.10% 3.71% 2.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 13.33% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 18 12
Lancashire median daily rate £535 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% -1.18% +25.74%
10th Percentile £363 £360 £400
90th Percentile £645 £521 £450
North West median daily rate £525 £425 £424
% change year-on-year +23.53% +0.29% +7.62%
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 156 180 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 34.59% 27.82% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 111 127
Lancashire median daily rate £429 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.54% +5.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £302 £213 £205
90th Percentile £602 £495 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 19
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £14.57 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.80% -58.39% +89.19%
10th Percentile £36.91 £11.79 £12.40
90th Percentile £44.00 £43.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.57 £15.82
% change year-on-year +19.67% -7.90% +5.43%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Blackpool +22 26 £535 +27.38%
Preston -6 6 £419 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (81.25%) Git (software)
3 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
4 22 (68.75%) Mentoring
4 22 (68.75%) Coaching
4 22 (68.75%) Microservices
5 19 (59.38%) Confluence
5 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
5 19 (59.38%) Slack
5 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
5 19 (59.38%) JIRA
5 19 (59.38%) MySQL
6 18 (56.25%) Puppet
7 17 (53.13%) DevOps
8 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
9 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
9 15 (46.88%) Scrum
10 14 (43.75%) Java
10 14 (43.75%) Kanban
10 14 (43.75%) SFIA
11 13 (40.63%) SonarQube
11 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
11 13 (40.63%) User Stories
11 13 (40.63%) Node.js
11 13 (40.63%) REST
11 13 (40.63%) Open Source
11 13 (40.63%) TDD
11 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
11 13 (40.63%) SQL
11 13 (40.63%) Python

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 19 (59.38%) Confluence
2 9 (28.13%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Slack
2 8 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 4 (12.50%) Route 53
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (28.13%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) MongoDB
1 19 (59.38%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) NoSQL
2 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (34.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (81.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (71.88%) Jenkins
3 19 (59.38%) JIRA
4 13 (40.63%) SonarQube
5 10 (31.25%) Cucumber
6 9 (28.13%) Jasmine
6 9 (28.13%) JUnit
7 4 (12.50%) GitLab
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Java Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Senior DevOps
3 7 (21.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Java Software Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) AWS Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Lead Software Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) Node.js
1 13 (40.63%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (15.63%) CentOS
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
3 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Coaching
1 22 (68.75%) Mentoring
1 22 (68.75%) Microservices
2 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
3 17 (53.13%) DevOps
4 16 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 15 (46.88%) Scrum
6 14 (43.75%) Kanban
6 14 (43.75%) SFIA
7 13 (40.63%) Open Source
7 13 (40.63%) TDD
7 13 (40.63%) User Stories
8 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (31.25%) BDD
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (31.25%) SDLC
10 9 (28.13%) Configuration Management
10 9 (28.13%) Load Balancing
10 9 (28.13%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (40.63%) Python
2 13 (40.63%) SQL
3 9 (28.13%) Bash Shell
4 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.63%) VB
6 4 (12.50%) VBA
7 3 (9.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Docker
2 4 (12.50%) Xen
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (56.25%) Puppet
2 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (21.88%) Terraform
3 4 (12.50%) Ansible
3 4 (12.50%) Grafana
3 4 (12.50%) Packer
3 4 (12.50%) Prometheus
4 2 (6.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (6.25%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Red Hat
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 4 (12.50%) Black Duck
4 3 (9.38%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle