Period
to 21 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 44 41
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 +58
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 49 62 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.80% 5.04% 6.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.08% 16.49% 14.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 114
North East median daily rate £500 £425 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +36.55% -20.95%
10th Percentile £401 £238 £225
90th Percentile £556 £638 £400
England median daily rate £500 £473 £438
% change year-on-year +5.82% +8.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +87.50% -42.86%

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 325 376 1,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 25.23% 30.57% 42.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 276 791
North East median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% -11.86%
10th Percentile £231 £196 £215
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 26 94
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -50.00% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.00 £11.52
90th Percentile £44.55 £47.50 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -7 48 £500 +17.65% 12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, 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 50 (102.04%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) DevOps
3 35 (71.43%) Jenkins
4 33 (67.35%) Puppet
5 28 (57.14%) Ansible
5 28 (57.14%) Docker
6 25 (51.02%) CentOS
7 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
7 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
8 21 (42.86%) GitLab
9 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
10 18 (36.73%) Terraform
11 17 (34.69%) Spring Boot
11 17 (34.69%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (34.69%) Consul
11 17 (34.69%) Zuul
11 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (30.61%) Elastic Stack
14 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
14 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (26.53%) Amazon EC2
14 13 (26.53%) Amazon S3
14 13 (26.53%) Python
14 13 (26.53%) Unix
15 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
16 11 (22.45%) Java
16 11 (22.45%) ITIL
16 11 (22.45%) HP

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 9 (18.37%) Confluence
2 6 (12.24%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.16%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.08%) FileNet
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.04%) nginx
6 1 (2.04%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 24 (48.98%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (26.53%) Amazon S3
3 9 (18.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 9 (18.37%) Slack
4 8 (16.33%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (10.20%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (10.20%) Route 53
5 5 (10.20%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (8.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (4.08%) IaaS
7 2 (4.08%) PaaS
7 2 (4.08%) SaaS
8 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (4.08%) Network Security
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 7 (14.29%) NoSQL
4 6 (12.24%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.12%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database
6 3 (6.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (71.43%) Jenkins
2 24 (48.98%) Git (software)
3 21 (42.86%) GitLab
4 9 (18.37%) JIRA
4 9 (18.37%) Maven
4 9 (18.37%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (12.24%) SonarQube
6 5 (10.20%) Artifactory
7 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 34 (69.39%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 4 (8.16%) Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Server Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Server Support
4 3 (6.12%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) RabbitMQ
1 17 (34.69%) Spring Boot
1 17 (34.69%) Zuul
2 15 (30.61%) Elastic Stack
3 8 (16.33%) Node.js
4 4 (8.16%) HTML
4 4 (8.16%) Software Packaging
4 4 (8.16%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.12%) REST
6 2 (4.08%) LDAP
6 2 (4.08%) Middleware
7 1 (2.04%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Private Cloud
2 6 (12.24%) Clustering
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 2 (4.08%) DataPower
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (102.04%) Linux
2 25 (51.02%) CentOS
3 13 (26.53%) Unix
4 10 (20.41%) Windows
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.16%) AIX
6 4 (8.16%) Debian
7 1 (2.04%) HPUX
7 1 (2.04%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (79.59%) DevOps
2 19 (38.78%) Configuration Management
3 17 (34.69%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.45%) ITIL
6 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
7 9 (18.37%) Microservices
7 9 (18.37%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.33%) Open Source
8 8 (16.33%) Software Delivery
8 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
9 6 (12.24%) Coaching
9 6 (12.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
11 4 (8.16%) Kanban
12 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (6.12%) Security Hardening
12 3 (6.12%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) Python
2 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 11 (22.45%) Java
4 10 (20.41%) SQL
5 7 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 6 (12.24%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) C#
7 4 (8.16%) C++
7 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.04%) C
9 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) QA
System Software
1 28 (57.14%) Docker
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.24%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.12%) XenApp
4 3 (6.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (67.35%) Puppet
2 28 (57.14%) Ansible
3 18 (36.73%) Terraform
4 17 (34.69%) Consul
5 13 (26.53%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (18.37%) Kubernetes
7 8 (16.33%) Grafana
7 8 (16.33%) Prometheus
8 6 (12.24%) vMotion
9 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Clustering
9 5 (10.20%) Packer
9 5 (10.20%) Rancher
10 3 (6.12%) SCCM
10 3 (6.12%) SCOM
10 3 (6.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (6.12%) vCenter Server
11 2 (4.08%) Forum Sentry
12 1 (2.04%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 21 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 11 (22.45%) HP
3 10 (20.41%) Oracle
4 8 (16.33%) Dynatrace
4 8 (16.33%) VMware
5 6 (12.24%) Informatica
6 5 (10.20%) Black Duck
6 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.16%) Axway
7 4 (8.16%) Google
7 4 (8.16%) IBM
7 4 (8.16%) Siebel
8 3 (6.12%) 3PAR
8 3 (6.12%) BMC
8 3 (6.12%) EMC
9 2 (4.08%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.08%) Splunk
9 2 (4.08%) Sun
10 1 (2.04%) Micro Focus