Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 61 54
Rank change year-on-year +8 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 53 61 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 4.17% 4.16% 4.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 14.66% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 41 52
North East median daily rate £400 £420 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +34.94% +3.75%
10th Percentile £287 £285 £250
90th Percentile £638 £556 £499
England median daily rate £475 £465 £425
% change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £40.75 £27.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year +48.18% -5.17% -14.71%

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 399 416 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 31.37% 28.36% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 276 385
North East median daily rate £333 £350 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +20.48% -10.62%
10th Percentile £186 £223 £215
90th Percentile £500 £500 £475
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 38 31
North East median hourly rate £14.36 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.18% - +39.23%
10th Percentile £10.15 £9.76 £11.11
90th Percentile £46.38 £43.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +1 53 £400 -1.84% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (77.36%) Red Hat
3 37 (69.81%) Unix
4 31 (58.49%) AIX
5 28 (52.83%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (50.94%) DevOps
6 27 (50.94%) HP
7 26 (49.06%) Windows
8 23 (43.40%) Open Source
8 23 (43.40%) Puppet
9 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
10 21 (39.62%) Solaris
10 21 (39.62%) ITIL
11 20 (37.74%) Perl
11 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
12 19 (35.85%) Oracle
12 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
12 19 (35.85%) Change Management
12 19 (35.85%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (33.96%) Tivoli
13 18 (33.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 18 (33.96%) BMC
13 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
14 17 (32.08%) Windows 2000 Server
14 17 (32.08%) ITIL V3
14 17 (32.08%) C
14 17 (32.08%) HPUX
14 17 (32.08%) Service Management
14 17 (32.08%) Data Management
14 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development

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 (26.42%) WebLogic
2 13 (24.53%) JBoss
3 12 (22.64%) WebSphere
3 12 (22.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (15.09%) FileNet
5 6 (11.32%) Confluence
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (7.55%) nginx
7 3 (5.66%) Apache
8 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
8 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.89%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (18.87%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (30.19%) IaaS
1 16 (30.19%) PaaS
1 16 (30.19%) SaaS
2 9 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (9.43%) Slack
4 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (5.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (5.66%) Datadog
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.89%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (1.89%) GitHub
6 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.89%) Linode
6 1 (1.89%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (11.32%) Network Security
1 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 4 (7.55%) HTTP
3 3 (5.66%) SAN
3 3 (5.66%) WinSCP
4 2 (3.77%) Firewall
4 2 (3.77%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (5.66%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) DataStage
4 1 (1.89%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.32%) JIRA
4 4 (7.55%) SonarQube
5 3 (5.66%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (3.77%) GitLab
6 2 (3.77%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.77%) Subversion
7 1 (1.89%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.89%) JUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Maven
7 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.66%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (47.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Operations Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Operations Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Senior DevOps
6 4 (7.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Backup Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) ISPF
2 10 (18.87%) Software Packaging
2 10 (18.87%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (11.32%) LDAP
4 4 (7.55%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (5.66%) Middleware
6 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (3.77%) Web Services
7 1 (1.89%) Kafka
7 1 (1.89%) LAMP
7 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (1.89%) Node.js
7 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.89%) REST
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.89%) Spring
7 1 (1.89%) Spring Batch
7 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.89%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 28 (52.83%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.42%) Management Information System
2 14 (26.42%) VSAM
3 6 (11.32%) DataPower
3 6 (11.32%) Private Cloud
3 6 (11.32%) Public Cloud
4 5 (9.43%) Clustering
5 3 (5.66%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) Unix
3 31 (58.49%) AIX
4 26 (49.06%) Windows
5 22 (41.51%) Windows Server
6 21 (39.62%) Solaris
7 17 (32.08%) HPUX
7 17 (32.08%) Windows 2000 Server
8 15 (28.30%) MVS
9 14 (26.42%) VME
9 14 (26.42%) VMS
10 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) DevOps
2 23 (43.40%) Open Source
3 21 (39.62%) ITIL
4 19 (35.85%) Change Management
4 19 (35.85%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (32.08%) Data Management
5 17 (32.08%) ITIL V3
5 17 (32.08%) Service Management
6 16 (30.19%) Configuration Management
7 9 (16.98%) OO
8 7 (13.21%) Coaching
8 7 (13.21%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (13.21%) Mentoring
8 7 (13.21%) Microservices
9 6 (11.32%) Change Control
9 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (11.32%) Workflow
10 5 (9.43%) Test Automation
10 5 (9.43%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.74%) Perl
1 20 (37.74%) PowerShell
2 19 (35.85%) Shell Script
3 17 (32.08%) C
4 15 (28.30%) Java
5 14 (26.42%) JCL
6 11 (20.75%) Python
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
8 4 (7.55%) Ruby
9 3 (5.66%) C++
10 2 (3.77%) Korn
11 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.89%) Jython
11 1 (1.89%) PHP
11 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.89%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (26.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (26.42%) RACF
3 9 (16.98%) Docker
4 2 (3.77%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) Xen
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Puppet
2 18 (33.96%) Tivoli
3 14 (26.42%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 12 (22.64%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (20.75%) Ansible
6 8 (15.09%) Terraform
7 6 (11.32%) Forum Sentry
8 4 (7.55%) Nagios
9 3 (5.66%) Backup Exec
9 3 (5.66%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (5.66%) Kubernetes
9 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
9 3 (5.66%) Packer
9 3 (5.66%) PureDisk
9 3 (5.66%) Simpana
9 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (3.77%) ZABBIX
11 1 (1.89%) Dollar Universe
11 1 (1.89%) logstash
11 1 (1.89%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 41 (77.36%) Red Hat
2 27 (50.94%) HP
3 19 (35.85%) Oracle
4 18 (33.96%) BMC
5 15 (28.30%) ServiceNow
6 14 (26.42%) IBM
7 10 (18.87%) Axway
7 10 (18.87%) Informatica
7 10 (18.87%) Siebel
7 10 (18.87%) Sun
8 4 (7.55%) Cisco
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (5.66%) arcserve
9 3 (5.66%) CA
9 3 (5.66%) CommVault
9 3 (5.66%) EMC
9 3 (5.66%) NetApp
9 3 (5.66%) SAP
9 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) Veritas