Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 November 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)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 40 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 +56 -26
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 62 163 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.04% 6.03% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.49% 14.03% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 114 14
North East median daily rate £425 £311 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.55% -20.95% +48.58%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £254
90th Percentile £638 £400 £576
England median daily rate £473 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
North East median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +87.50% -42.86% -30.00%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 376 1162 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.57% 42.97% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 791 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £196 £215 £214
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 59
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +4.53%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.15
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Tyne and Wear +5 61 £425 +36.00% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (79.03%) Red Hat
3 45 (72.58%) Unix
3 45 (72.58%) DevOps
4 42 (67.74%) Oracle
5 41 (66.13%) WebLogic
6 36 (58.06%) JBoss
7 34 (54.84%) SQL
8 28 (45.16%) Puppet
9 26 (41.94%) LDAP
9 26 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (40.32%) PL/SQL
10 25 (40.32%) Windows
11 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (37.10%) Perl
12 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
12 23 (37.10%) HP
13 22 (35.48%) Windows XP
14 21 (33.87%) NFS
14 21 (33.87%) DNS
14 21 (33.87%) OpenLDAP
15 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
15 20 (32.26%) SSH
15 20 (32.26%) AIX
16 19 (30.65%) OO
16 19 (30.65%) IBM
17 18 (29.03%) Firewall
17 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
17 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
18 17 (27.42%) Korn

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 41 (66.13%) WebLogic
2 36 (58.06%) JBoss
3 13 (20.97%) Confluence
3 13 (20.97%) WebSphere
3 13 (20.97%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (11.29%) nginx
5 5 (8.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (6.45%) FileNet
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.61%) Apache
8 1 (1.61%) iPlanet
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (20.97%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Slack
2 6 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.23%) Boomi
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Serverless
5 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (41.94%) LDAP
2 21 (33.87%) DNS
2 21 (33.87%) OpenLDAP
3 20 (32.26%) SSH
4 18 (29.03%) Firewall
5 8 (12.90%) X.21
6 7 (11.29%) HTTP
7 5 (8.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (8.06%) Network Security
7 5 (8.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 13 (20.97%) JIRA
3 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.29%) SonarQube
5 5 (8.06%) Cucumber
5 5 (8.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) GitLab
6 2 (3.23%) Maven
7 1 (1.61%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 37 (59.68%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Cloud Engineer
2 17 (27.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 15 (24.19%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.06%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) Software Packaging
2 13 (20.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (9.68%) REST
4 4 (6.45%) Node.js
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) XML
5 2 (3.23%) XSD
5 2 (3.23%) XSL
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.74%) Private Cloud
3 8 (12.90%) Clustering
4 5 (8.06%) DataPower
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (72.58%) Unix
3 25 (40.32%) Windows
4 22 (35.48%) Windows XP
5 20 (32.26%) AIX
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.61%) HPUX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) DevOps
2 24 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.65%) OO
4 14 (22.58%) Configuration Management
5 13 (20.97%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.74%) Coaching
6 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
6 11 (17.74%) Microservices
6 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (12.90%) Load Balancing
8 7 (11.29%) Static Code Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Open Source
9 6 (9.68%) SFIA
10 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (8.06%) SDLC
10 5 (8.06%) TDD
10 5 (8.06%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.06%) Workflow
11 4 (6.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) PL/SQL
3 23 (37.10%) Perl
4 17 (27.42%) Korn
5 11 (17.74%) Java
6 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
7 8 (12.90%) Python
8 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
10 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.23%) XPath
11 2 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (29.03%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (37.10%) Active Directory
2 21 (33.87%) NFS
3 8 (12.90%) Docker
4 5 (8.06%) Xen
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) KVM
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (45.16%) Puppet
2 26 (41.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.06%) Forum Sentry
4 3 (4.84%) Ansible
5 2 (3.23%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.61%) Terraform
6 1 (1.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 49 (79.03%) Red Hat
2 42 (67.74%) Oracle
3 23 (37.10%) HP
4 19 (30.65%) IBM
5 13 (20.97%) Axway
5 13 (20.97%) Informatica
5 13 (20.97%) Siebel
6 6 (9.68%) Sun
7 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.23%) Dell
9 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.61%) Cisco
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.61%) Veritas
9 1 (1.61%) VMware