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 27 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 / Lancashire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 32 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 12 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 3.60% 3.85% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 11.64% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £499 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.64% -14.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £332 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £446 £462
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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 138 146 126
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 41.44% 33.03% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 89 86
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.78% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £16.00 £31.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Lancashire over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Preston -17 11 £473 +41.04%
Blackpool +25 1 £535 +28.91%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (50.00%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (50.00%) DevOps
6 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (41.67%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (41.67%) Ansible
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (41.67%) Data Guard
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (41.67%) SSH
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (41.67%) IBM

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 5 (41.67%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (41.67%) OpenStack
2 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (8.33%) Confluence
3 1 (8.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (33.33%) Bluemix
2 4 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
2 4 (33.33%) OpenShift
2 4 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SSH
1 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (41.67%) RDBMS
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) DBA
1 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) AIX
3 3 (25.00%) HPUX
3 3 (25.00%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 5 (41.67%) Data Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Kanban
4 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Static Code Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Virtual Machines
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (41.67%) Ansible
2 5 (41.67%) Data Guard
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (33.33%) Salt
4 1 (8.33%) Kubernetes
4 1 (8.33%) Rancher
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) VMware