The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 30 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.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.83% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +7.46% +4.68%  
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 77 118
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 19.81% 22.85% 32.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 40 47
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £318 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 11
Median hourly rate £16.09 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.92% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Merseyside over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Merseyside

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Liverpool - 9 £350 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) NetApp
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
4 9 (52.94%) NAS
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) SUSE
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Docker
7 5 (29.41%) DevOps
7 5 (29.41%) CentOS
8 4 (23.53%) F5
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Unix
8 4 (23.53%) Solaris
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
8 4 (23.53%) LAN
8 4 (23.53%) WAN

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) nginx
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) NAS
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.88%) DHCP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) VLAN
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) SUSE
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) CentOS
6 4 (23.53%) Solaris
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) DevOps
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Docker
3 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) NetApp
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) HP
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire