Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 32 43
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 37 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 5.83% 4.30% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.67% 11.36% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 13
Lancashire median daily rate £470 £535 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.24% +33.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £377 £384 £326
90th Percentile £538 £645 £501
North West median daily rate £465 £525 £420
% change year-on-year -11.43% +25.00% +2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £31.75

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 150 220 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.62% 37.87% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 132 130
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +11.48% -4.69%
10th Percentile £275 £308 £262
90th Percentile £614 £575 £496
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.88 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.15% +161.72% +6.67%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.63 £11.72
90th Percentile £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.17
% change year-on-year -0.88% +12.91% -5.53%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Chorley - 14 £470 -
Blackpool -21 12 £450 -28.00% 1
Preston +14 9 £525 +14.13%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 26 (70.27%) Red Hat
3 19 (51.35%) CentOS
3 19 (51.35%) Puppet
3 19 (51.35%) DevOps
4 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
4 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
5 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (40.54%) GitLab
6 15 (40.54%) Terraform
6 15 (40.54%) Python
6 15 (40.54%) Windows
7 14 (37.84%) AIX
7 14 (37.84%) SAN
7 14 (37.84%) Packer
8 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
8 13 (35.14%) EMC
8 13 (35.14%) Sun
8 13 (35.14%) Solaris
9 12 (32.43%) Unix
9 12 (32.43%) Firewall
10 11 (29.73%) MySQL
10 11 (29.73%) IBM
10 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
11 10 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (27.03%) Amazon ELB
11 10 (27.03%) Route 53
11 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
11 10 (27.03%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (27.03%) Amazon S3

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 9 (24.32%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.03%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (27.03%) Amazon ELB
2 10 (27.03%) Amazon S3
2 10 (27.03%) Route 53
2 10 (27.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (8.11%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) SAN
2 12 (32.43%) Firewall
3 10 (27.03%) DNS
3 10 (27.03%) HTTP
4 9 (24.32%) DMZ
4 9 (24.32%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) MongoDB
1 11 (29.73%) MySQL
2 10 (27.03%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (40.54%) GitLab
2 13 (35.14%) Jenkins
3 10 (27.03%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.03%) SonarQube
4 5 (13.51%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Architect
3 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) AWS Engineer
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Lead Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Storage Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.70%) Node.js
3 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) CentOS
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
4 14 (37.84%) AIX
5 13 (35.14%) Solaris
6 12 (32.43%) Unix
7 9 (24.32%) Windows 2000
7 9 (24.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 9 (24.32%) Windows NT
8 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
9 5 (13.51%) HPUX
10 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 10 (27.03%) Microservices
3 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
4 4 (10.81%) Data Management
4 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.11%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Compliance Audit
6 2 (5.41%) Software Asset Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Audit
6 2 (5.41%) Software License Management
6 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) C
5 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
1 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) MCSE
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Active Directory
1 10 (27.03%) Docker
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.81%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (51.35%) Puppet
2 15 (40.54%) Terraform
3 14 (37.84%) Packer
4 10 (27.03%) Grafana
4 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
4 10 (27.03%) Prometheus
5 9 (24.32%) Ansible
6 8 (21.62%) Rancher
6 8 (21.62%) SCCM
7 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Red Hat
2 13 (35.14%) EMC
2 13 (35.14%) Sun
3 11 (29.73%) IBM
4 10 (27.03%) Black Duck
5 9 (24.32%) Hitachi
6 8 (21.62%) Palo Alto
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
9 4 (10.81%) NetApp
10 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
11 2 (5.41%) Adobe
11 2 (5.41%) HP
11 2 (5.41%) Snow
12 1 (2.70%) Bomgar