Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 44 56
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 +33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 62 58 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.71% 4.83% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.30% 16.43% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 74 75
North East median daily rate £475 £438 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +38.89% -33.68%
10th Percentile £393 £322 £265
90th Percentile £600 £638 £380
England median daily rate £518 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.95% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year +12.00% +18.11% +12.39%

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 278 353 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 21.11% 29.39% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 246 588
North East median daily rate £400 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +7.35% -9.33%
10th Percentile £165 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 30 76
North East median hourly rate £14.77 £14.93 £26.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% -43.74% +10.57%
10th Percentile £10.20 £9.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £45.00 £50.13 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -2 61 £475 +5.56% 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (67.74%) Puppet
3 38 (61.29%) DevOps
4 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
5 36 (58.06%) Ansible
6 34 (54.84%) Docker
7 33 (53.23%) CentOS
8 30 (48.39%) GitLab
8 30 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (41.94%) Terraform
10 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
11 21 (33.87%) MongoDB
12 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
13 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
13 18 (29.03%) Kubernetes
14 17 (27.42%) HP
14 17 (27.42%) Python
15 16 (25.81%) MySQL
15 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
15 16 (25.81%) Microservices
15 16 (25.81%) Artifactory
16 15 (24.19%) RabbitMQ
16 15 (24.19%) Spring Boot
16 15 (24.19%) Consul
16 15 (24.19%) Zuul
16 15 (24.19%) ITIL
16 15 (24.19%) VMware
17 14 (22.58%) Oracle
17 14 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
17 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration

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 11 (17.74%) Confluence
2 10 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.61%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 30 (48.39%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (22.58%) Amazon EC2
3 12 (19.35%) Amazon S3
4 9 (14.52%) Slack
5 7 (11.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (11.29%) iPaaS
6 6 (9.68%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (9.68%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (9.68%) Route 53
6 6 (9.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (8.06%) IaaS
8 4 (6.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (3.23%) PaaS
9 2 (3.23%) SaaS
10 1 (1.61%) Akamai
10 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (1.61%) OpenShift
10 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (20.97%) HTTP
2 3 (4.84%) Firewall
3 2 (3.23%) HSPA
3 2 (3.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.61%) BGP
4 1 (1.61%) DHCP
4 1 (1.61%) DNS
4 1 (1.61%) NAS
4 1 (1.61%) OSPF
4 1 (1.61%) SAN
4 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.87%) MongoDB
2 16 (25.81%) MySQL
3 7 (11.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (11.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
5 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (59.68%) Jenkins
2 30 (48.39%) GitLab
3 18 (29.03%) Git (software)
4 16 (25.81%) Artifactory
5 13 (20.97%) SonarQube
6 11 (17.74%) JIRA
7 8 (12.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (9.68%) Maven
9 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.61%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.61%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 32 (51.61%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Administrator
2 8 (12.90%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (11.29%) Server Administrator
4 5 (8.06%) Senior DevOps
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Server Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Server Support
6 3 (4.84%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) Software Engineer
6 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (24.19%) RabbitMQ
1 15 (24.19%) Spring Boot
1 15 (24.19%) Zuul
2 12 (19.35%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (14.52%) Node.js
4 4 (6.45%) HTML
5 3 (4.84%) REST
5 3 (4.84%) RESTful
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) JSON
6 1 (1.61%) Middleware
6 1 (1.61%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Private Cloud
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.29%) Public Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) User Experience
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (53.23%) CentOS
3 13 (20.97%) Windows
4 9 (14.52%) Unix
5 6 (9.68%) Windows Server
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.45%) Debian
8 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) DevOps
2 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
3 16 (25.81%) Microservices
4 15 (24.19%) ITIL
5 14 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (20.97%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (17.74%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (17.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (17.74%) Security Hardening
7 11 (17.74%) Software Engineering
7 11 (17.74%) Test Automation
8 10 (16.13%) Capacity Planning
8 10 (16.13%) Migration
9 9 (14.52%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (14.52%) Open Source
10 7 (11.29%) Service Management
11 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 6 (9.68%) Software Delivery
11 6 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Python
2 13 (20.97%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
4 11 (17.74%) Bash Shell
4 11 (17.74%) Java
5 10 (16.13%) SQL
6 7 (11.29%) Perl
7 4 (6.45%) C#
7 4 (6.45%) C++
7 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (22.58%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Docker
2 14 (22.58%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (20.97%) Active Directory
3 13 (20.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (16.13%) Oracle RAC
4 10 (16.13%) XenApp
4 10 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (67.74%) Puppet
2 36 (58.06%) Ansible
3 26 (41.94%) Terraform
4 18 (29.03%) Kubernetes
5 15 (24.19%) Consul
6 14 (22.58%) vMotion
7 11 (17.74%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (16.13%) SCCM
8 10 (16.13%) SCOM
8 10 (16.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (16.13%) vCenter Server
9 7 (11.29%) Grafana
9 7 (11.29%) Prometheus
10 6 (9.68%) Packer
10 6 (9.68%) Rancher
11 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Clustering
12 1 (1.61%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 25 (40.32%) Red Hat
2 17 (27.42%) HP
3 15 (24.19%) VMware
4 14 (22.58%) Oracle
5 11 (17.74%) BMC
5 11 (17.74%) EMC
6 10 (16.13%) 3PAR
7 7 (11.29%) Dynatrace
8 6 (9.68%) Black Duck
8 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.45%) Google
10 2 (3.23%) EnterpriseDB
10 2 (3.23%) Pega
10 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow