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 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 25 31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 0 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 6.03% 3.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 17.57% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 7
Median daily rate - £400 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 34 148 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 16.35% 34.34% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 91 55
Median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 13
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £12.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £43.00 £13.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) Perl
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Regular Expression
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Bourne shell
3 6 (75.00%) HP SiteScope
3 6 (75.00%) SCOM
3 6 (75.00%) Korn
3 6 (75.00%) CA
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) HPUX
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) Netcool
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (75.00%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (50.00%) Security Monitoring

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Monitoring Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Monitoring Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) AIX
2 6 (75.00%) HPUX
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
1 7 (87.50%) Release Management
1 7 (87.50%) Service Management
2 4 (50.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) Perl
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (75.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) HP SiteScope
1 6 (75.00%) Netcool
1 6 (75.00%) SCOM
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) CA
2 6 (75.00%) IBM
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) HP