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 24 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 / Merseyside
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 3.01% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 14.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 75 71 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.80% 21.39% 27.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 26 38
Median daily rate £363 £350 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £272 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £14.34 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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

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

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 5 (55.56%) Docker
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) SUSE
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
6 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
6 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (11.11%) Ansible
6 1 (11.11%) nginx
6 1 (11.11%) Perl
6 1 (11.11%) PHP

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 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) nginx
1 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
2 4 (44.44%) SUSE
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PHP
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) NetApp
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) HP