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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -16 +16  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2 103 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.36% 6.43% 1.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 14.55% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 68 12
Median daily rate £450 £304 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.27% +15.61%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 128 708 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 22.90% 44.19% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 457 116
Median daily rate £324 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.50% -5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 47 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £14.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +95.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 2 £450 +50.00%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (90.70%) Red Hat
3 33 (76.74%) DevOps
4 32 (74.42%) Windows
5 31 (72.09%) Oracle
5 31 (72.09%) WebLogic
6 30 (69.77%) Unix
6 30 (69.77%) Software Packaging
6 30 (69.77%) PowerShell
7 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (67.44%) Windows Server
7 29 (67.44%) BusinessObjects
7 29 (67.44%) TIBCO
7 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
9 25 (58.14%) Ansible
9 25 (58.14%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
10 24 (55.81%) Change Control
11 23 (53.49%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (53.49%) Dollar Universe
11 23 (53.49%) Git (software)
11 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
12 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
13 21 (48.84%) HP
13 21 (48.84%) Configuration Management
14 20 (46.51%) Open Source
15 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
15 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (41.86%) JIRA

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 31 (72.09%) WebLogic
2 18 (41.86%) Confluence
3 3 (6.98%) JBoss
3 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.33%) Apache
5 1 (2.33%) IIS
5 1 (2.33%) Jetty
5 1 (2.33%) Mongrel
5 1 (2.33%) nginx
5 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (60.47%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (41.86%) Trello
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (4.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.65%) Route 53
6 1 (2.33%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) IPsec
2 1 (2.33%) SSL
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (13.95%) BODI
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
2 23 (53.49%) Git (software)
2 23 (53.49%) Sonatype Nexus
3 18 (41.86%) GitLab
3 18 (41.86%) JIRA
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.33%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Azure DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Azure Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps
5 5 (11.63%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Integration Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (69.77%) Software Packaging
2 5 (11.63%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (58.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) EFT
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) Windows
3 30 (69.77%) Unix
4 29 (67.44%) Windows Server
5 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.63%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) HPUX
7 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) DevOps
2 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (55.81%) Change Control
4 21 (48.84%) Configuration Management
5 20 (46.51%) Open Source
6 19 (44.19%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Migration
8 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Project Governance
9 4 (9.30%) Time Management
9 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
10 3 (6.98%) ITIL
10 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
11 2 (4.65%) OO
12 1 (2.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.98%) Java
2 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 2 (4.65%) Python
3 2 (4.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Security Cleared
2 19 (44.19%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 23 (53.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Docker
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 25 (58.14%) Ansible
2 23 (53.49%) Dollar Universe
3 5 (11.63%) Puppet
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
5 2 (4.65%) Mesos
Vendors
1 39 (90.70%) Red Hat
2 31 (72.09%) Oracle
3 29 (67.44%) TIBCO
4 21 (48.84%) HP
5 18 (41.86%) Atlassian
6 9 (20.93%) Cisco
7 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 6 (13.95%) F5
9 5 (11.63%) Siebel
10 4 (9.30%) IBM
11 3 (6.98%) Genesys
11 3 (6.98%) Nortel
11 3 (6.98%) Verint
12 2 (4.65%) Axway
12 2 (4.65%) Informatica
13 1 (2.33%) Capita
13 1 (2.33%) Google
13 1 (2.33%) Microsoft