Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 42
Rank change year-on-year -13 +23 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 37 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.43% 7.49% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.87% 20.86% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 58 18
Lancashire median daily rate £463 £535 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.55% +27.38% -1.18%
10th Percentile £424 £363 £360
90th Percentile £553 £645 £521
North West median daily rate £450 £525 £425
% change year-on-year -14.29% +23.53% -
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 143 163 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 20.97% 35.90% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 117 118
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +8.63% +4.33%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £221
90th Percentile £650 £601 £497
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 15
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £42.50 £14.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.59% +191.80% -58.39%
10th Percentile £9.95 £37.35 £11.79
90th Percentile £21.30 £44.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -7.26%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 17 £450 -15.89%
Preston +3 9 £506 +30.65% 1
Chorley - 8 £474 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) CentOS
3 24 (64.86%) Puppet
4 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (56.76%) DevOps
6 20 (54.05%) Python
7 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
7 19 (51.35%) GitLab
7 19 (51.35%) Packer
7 19 (51.35%) Terraform
8 16 (43.24%) HTTP
9 15 (40.54%) MySQL
9 15 (40.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
9 15 (40.54%) Route 53
9 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
9 15 (40.54%) Amazon ELB
9 15 (40.54%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (40.54%) Amazon S3
9 15 (40.54%) Black Duck
9 15 (40.54%) Grafana
9 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 15 (40.54%) SonarQube
9 15 (40.54%) Prometheus
10 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
10 14 (37.84%) Docker
11 13 (35.14%) Ansible
11 13 (35.14%) Microservices
11 13 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (32.43%) Rancher

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 (13.51%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (59.46%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (40.54%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (40.54%) Amazon ELB
2 15 (40.54%) Amazon S3
2 15 (40.54%) Route 53
2 15 (40.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) HTTP
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) SAN
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) DMZ
5 5 (13.51%) VLAN
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
7 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MongoDB
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 13 (35.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) GitLab
2 15 (40.54%) Jenkins
2 15 (40.54%) SonarQube
3 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (13.51%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) RESTful
4 1 (2.70%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) REST
4 1 (2.70%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) CentOS
3 11 (29.73%) Windows
4 7 (18.92%) AIX
4 7 (18.92%) Solaris
4 7 (18.92%) Unix
5 5 (13.51%) Windows 2000
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 5 (13.51%) Windows NT
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.41%) HPUX
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 13 (35.14%) Microservices
4 6 (16.22%) Data Management
5 5 (13.51%) Change Control
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (10.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Kanban
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) OWASP
8 2 (5.41%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) COBOL
5 1 (2.70%) Korn
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) SC Cleared
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) MCSE
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (64.86%) Puppet
2 19 (51.35%) Packer
2 19 (51.35%) Terraform
3 15 (40.54%) Grafana
3 15 (40.54%) Prometheus
4 14 (37.84%) Kubernetes
5 13 (35.14%) Ansible
6 12 (32.43%) Rancher
7 4 (10.81%) SCCM
8 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Red Hat
2 15 (40.54%) Black Duck
3 7 (18.92%) EMC
3 7 (18.92%) IBM
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) Sun
4 6 (16.22%) VMware
5 5 (13.51%) Hitachi
5 5 (13.51%) Palo Alto
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe
7 2 (5.41%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Snow
8 1 (2.70%) Bomgar
8 1 (2.70%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Micro Focus
8 1 (2.70%) Pega
8 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow