The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West / Manchester
Rank 78 88 85
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 14 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 0.73% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.65% 3.50% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
Median daily rate £400 £388 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% -22.50%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 248 371 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 18.73% 20.81% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 191 152
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 27
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £115.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Manchester

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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

1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (90.38%) Red Hat
3 30 (57.69%) Puppet
4 27 (51.92%) DevOps
5 26 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 25 (48.08%) VMware
7 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
8 22 (42.31%) Java
9 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (36.54%) Ansible
11 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (32.69%) Python
13 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (25.00%) Ruby
13 13 (25.00%) vSphere
14 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
14 12 (23.08%) Kanban
14 12 (23.08%) CentOS
14 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
14 12 (23.08%) Oracle
15 11 (21.15%) Subversion
15 11 (21.15%) ZABBIX
15 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
15 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Satellite
15 11 (21.15%) OpenStack
16 10 (19.23%) Oracle Linux
16 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
16 10 (19.23%) Docker

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (21.15%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) Apache
4 2 (3.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.92%) Jetty
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 23 (44.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Slack
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.38%) HTTPS
2 8 (15.38%) SSL
3 6 (11.54%) LDAP
4 4 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (3.85%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) DNS
6 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
1 9 (17.31%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 5 (9.62%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (7.69%) Redis
4 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.85%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.85%) Big Data
6 2 (3.85%) Impala
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
3 11 (21.15%) Subversion
4 10 (19.23%) GoCD
5 8 (15.38%) Travis CI
6 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
6 5 (9.62%) JUnit
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.69%) JIRA
8 3 (5.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.77%) Hudson
9 1 (1.92%) GitLab
9 1 (1.92%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Digital Developer
3 5 (9.62%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Administrator
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) AWS Developer
6 2 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Data Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Hadoop Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
6 2 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) Node.js
2 5 (9.62%) REST
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) Kafka
4 2 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (23.08%) CentOS
3 10 (19.23%) Oracle Linux
4 9 (17.31%) Fedora
5 6 (11.54%) Windows
6 5 (9.62%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.62%) Unix
7 4 (7.69%) AIX
8 2 (3.85%) HPUX
8 2 (3.85%) Solaris
8 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) DevOps
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 13 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (23.08%) Kanban
5 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
6 9 (17.31%) Identity Management
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) Open Source
8 4 (7.69%) BDD
8 4 (7.69%) TDD
9 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
9 3 (5.77%) Microservices
9 3 (5.77%) SDLC
10 2 (3.85%) Continuous Deployment
10 2 (3.85%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 2 (3.85%) Software Asset Management
10 2 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) Python
3 13 (25.00%) Ruby
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) Perl
5 6 (11.54%) SQL
6 5 (9.62%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.77%) Korn
8 2 (3.85%) Go
9 1 (1.92%) C++
9 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.92%) R
9 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (25.00%) vSphere
2 10 (19.23%) Docker
3 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) HDFS
6 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (57.69%) Puppet
2 19 (36.54%) Ansible
3 18 (34.62%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Satellite
4 11 (21.15%) ZABBIX
5 8 (15.38%) Ganglia
5 8 (15.38%) Graphite
5 8 (15.38%) Kibana
5 8 (15.38%) Nagios
5 8 (15.38%) Riemann
6 3 (5.77%) Terraform
7 2 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
7 2 (3.85%) Netcool
7 2 (3.85%) Salt
7 2 (3.85%) SCOM
8 1 (1.92%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.92%) FreeIPA
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 47 (90.38%) Red Hat
2 25 (48.08%) VMware
3 12 (23.08%) Oracle
4 7 (13.46%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.85%) CA
5 2 (3.85%) Google
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.92%) Hortonworks