Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 51 84
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 58 104 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.61% 4.55% 1.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.11% 12.35% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 76 16
North East median daily rate £425 £327 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.04% -31.19% +84.47%
10th Percentile £304 £285 £254
90th Percentile £638 £463 £550
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £34.00
England median hourly rate £40.25 £35.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +15.00% +20.69% -27.50%

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 360 842 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 28.62% 36.80% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 581 223
North East median daily rate £362 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £209 £225 £200
90th Percentile £549 £488 £535
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 71 38
North East median hourly rate £13.00 £22.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.22% +26.62% +8.82%
10th Percentile £8.40 £10.00 £12.60
90th Percentile £44.20 £40.00 £43.83
England median hourly rate £17.30 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.85% - +3.13%

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 February 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 February 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 +14 57 £425 +30.04% 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (67.24%) Red Hat
3 33 (56.90%) Unix
4 29 (50.00%) Windows
4 29 (50.00%) DevOps
5 25 (43.10%) Open Source
5 25 (43.10%) Shell Script
6 24 (41.38%) HP
6 24 (41.38%) AIX
7 21 (36.21%) Solaris
7 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
8 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (32.76%) ITIL
8 19 (32.76%) Change Management
9 18 (31.03%) Oracle
9 18 (31.03%) Tivoli
9 18 (31.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 18 (31.03%) BMC
9 18 (31.03%) Puppet
10 17 (29.31%) ITIL V3
10 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
10 17 (29.31%) Windows 2000 Server
10 17 (29.31%) Perl
10 17 (29.31%) HPUX
10 17 (29.31%) Service Management
10 17 (29.31%) Data Management
11 16 (27.59%) SaaS
11 16 (27.59%) PaaS
11 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
11 16 (27.59%) IaaS

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 14 (24.14%) Confluence
2 12 (20.69%) WebLogic
3 11 (18.97%) JBoss
4 7 (12.07%) nginx
5 4 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (5.17%) FileNet
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere
6 3 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (27.59%) IaaS
1 16 (27.59%) PaaS
1 16 (27.59%) SaaS
2 12 (20.69%) Slack
3 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (3.45%) Boomi
5 2 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) Firewall
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) DNS
2 4 (6.90%) OpenLDAP
3 3 (5.17%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) SSH
3 3 (5.17%) WinSCP
4 1 (1.72%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) SMS
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
1 5 (8.62%) MySQL
1 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
1 5 (8.62%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.17%) SAP HANA
4 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.72%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (24.14%) JIRA
3 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 7 (12.07%) SonarQube
5 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
6 4 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (5.17%) Maven
7 3 (5.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (3.45%) Artifactory
8 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
8 2 (3.45%) GitLab
8 2 (3.45%) Subversion
9 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.72%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (44.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (25.86%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (12.07%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.62%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Operations Support Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Senior DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Java Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.14%) ISPF
2 7 (12.07%) REST
3 5 (8.62%) LDAP
3 5 (8.62%) Node.js
4 2 (3.45%) JSON
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
4 2 (3.45%) SOAP
4 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.45%) Web Services
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) XSD
4 2 (3.45%) XSL
5 1 (1.72%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.72%) Kafka
5 1 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
5 1 (1.72%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.72%) Spring Security
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 14 (24.14%) VSAM
3 7 (12.07%) Clustering
4 4 (6.90%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) DataPower
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (56.90%) Unix
3 29 (50.00%) Windows
4 24 (41.38%) AIX
5 21 (36.21%) Solaris
5 21 (36.21%) Windows Server
6 17 (29.31%) HPUX
6 17 (29.31%) Windows 2000 Server
7 15 (25.86%) MVS
8 14 (24.14%) VME
8 14 (24.14%) VMS
9 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
10 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) DevOps
2 25 (43.10%) Open Source
3 19 (32.76%) Change Management
3 19 (32.76%) ITIL
4 17 (29.31%) Data Management
4 17 (29.31%) ITIL V3
4 17 (29.31%) Service Management
5 14 (24.14%) Coaching
5 14 (24.14%) Configuration Management
5 14 (24.14%) Mentoring
5 14 (24.14%) Microservices
6 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.24%) Software Engineering
8 9 (15.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.79%) SFIA
9 8 (13.79%) User Stories
10 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
10 7 (12.07%) Static Code Analysis
10 7 (12.07%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) Shell Script
2 17 (29.31%) Perl
2 17 (29.31%) PowerShell
3 15 (25.86%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) C
4 14 (24.14%) JCL
5 11 (18.97%) Python
6 10 (17.24%) Java
7 9 (15.52%) Bash Shell
7 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Korn
9 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.45%) XPath
10 2 (3.45%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (24.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (24.14%) RACF
3 9 (15.52%) Docker
4 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.90%) NFS
5 4 (6.90%) Xen
6 2 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Puppet
1 18 (31.03%) Tivoli
2 14 (24.14%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (10.34%) Ansible
5 4 (6.90%) Terraform
6 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
6 3 (5.17%) EMC NetWorker
6 3 (5.17%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.17%) PureDisk
6 3 (5.17%) Simpana
6 3 (5.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (3.45%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.72%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (1.72%) Forum Sentry
8 1 (1.72%) Grafana
8 1 (1.72%) Graylog
8 1 (1.72%) Kibana
8 1 (1.72%) logstash
Vendors
1 39 (67.24%) Red Hat
2 24 (41.38%) HP
3 18 (31.03%) BMC
3 18 (31.03%) Oracle
4 15 (25.86%) ServiceNow
5 7 (12.07%) IBM
6 4 (6.90%) Sun
7 3 (5.17%) arcserve
7 3 (5.17%) Brocade
7 3 (5.17%) CA
7 3 (5.17%) Cisco
7 3 (5.17%) CommVault
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
7 3 (5.17%) SAP
7 3 (5.17%) Symantec
7 3 (5.17%) Veritas
8 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (1.72%) Informatica