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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 47 50
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 40 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 5.52% 2.86% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.61% 16.89% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 9
Median daily rate £463 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.19% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 204 148 135
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.18% 16.95% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 81 68
Median daily rate £390 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 +2 38 £463 +49.19% 1
Durham - 1 £450 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (87.23%) Red Hat
3 68 (72.34%) Oracle
4 65 (69.15%) Unix
5 64 (68.09%) WebLogic
6 58 (61.70%) DevOps
7 56 (59.57%) Windows
8 50 (53.19%) HP
8 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (48.94%) Software Packaging
10 45 (47.87%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (47.87%) BusinessObjects
11 42 (44.68%) PowerShell
12 40 (42.55%) TIBCO
13 39 (41.49%) Change Control
14 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
14 36 (38.30%) Windows Server
15 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
16 34 (36.17%) AIX
16 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
17 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
17 32 (34.04%) Configuration Management
18 30 (31.91%) JBoss
19 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
20 26 (27.66%) IBM
21 25 (26.60%) JIRA
21 25 (26.60%) Atlassian
21 25 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
21 25 (26.60%) Confluence
21 25 (26.60%) Jenkins

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 64 (68.09%) WebLogic
2 30 (31.91%) JBoss
3 25 (26.60%) Confluence
4 14 (14.89%) WebSphere
5 13 (13.83%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (6.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 5 (5.32%) Apache
7 5 (5.32%) FileNet
7 5 (5.32%) Oracle Workflow
7 5 (5.32%) Tuxedo
7 5 (5.32%) WildFly
8 4 (4.26%) Tomcat
9 3 (3.19%) iPlanet
10 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
11 1 (1.06%) IIS
11 1 (1.06%) Jetty
11 1 (1.06%) Mongrel
11 1 (1.06%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (13.83%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 5 (5.32%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 36 (38.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (26.60%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (18.09%) Trello
4 5 (5.32%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.19%) IaaS
5 3 (3.19%) PaaS
5 3 (3.19%) SaaS
6 2 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.06%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.06%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (1.06%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.21%) LDAP
2 12 (12.77%) DNS
3 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 11 (11.70%) SSL
4 8 (8.51%) OpenLDAP
4 8 (8.51%) SSH
5 5 (5.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.26%) Network Security
7 3 (3.19%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.13%) SAN
9 1 (1.06%) DHCP
9 1 (1.06%) FTP
9 1 (1.06%) HTTP
9 1 (1.06%) IPsec
9 1 (1.06%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.06%) WAN
9 1 (1.06%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (47.87%) BusinessObjects
2 15 (15.96%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.77%) BODI
4 4 (4.26%) DB2
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.06%) MySQL
7 1 (1.06%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 32 (34.04%) Git (software)
2 25 (26.60%) Jenkins
2 25 (26.60%) JIRA
3 23 (24.47%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (18.09%) GitLab
5 12 (12.77%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (12.77%) Oracle Forms
6 5 (5.32%) CA Gen
7 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
7 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (14.89%) Architect
3 10 (10.64%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (8.51%) Azure Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
7 6 (6.38%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Middleware Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (48.94%) Software Packaging
2 13 (13.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (12.77%) Middleware
4 4 (4.26%) J2EE
5 1 (1.06%) .NET
5 1 (1.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.06%) Node.js
5 1 (1.06%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (47.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (5.32%) Clustering
3 5 (5.32%) DataPower
4 3 (3.19%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.13%) EFT
5 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (69.15%) Unix
3 56 (59.57%) Windows
4 36 (38.30%) Windows Server
5 34 (36.17%) AIX
6 16 (17.02%) HPUX
6 16 (17.02%) Solaris
7 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (7.45%) Windows XP
10 5 (5.32%) MVS
10 5 (5.32%) Windows 7
10 5 (5.32%) zOS
11 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (61.70%) DevOps
2 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.49%) Change Control
4 32 (34.04%) Configuration Management
5 22 (23.40%) OO
5 22 (23.40%) Open Source
6 18 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (12.77%) ITIL
8 10 (10.64%) Migration
8 10 (10.64%) Time Management
8 10 (10.64%) Workflow
9 9 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (8.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 8 (8.51%) Project Governance
11 7 (7.45%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.38%) High Availability
13 5 (5.32%) PRINCE2
13 5 (5.32%) Problem Management
14 4 (4.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (44.68%) PowerShell
2 23 (24.47%) SQL
3 22 (23.40%) Perl
4 17 (18.09%) Java
5 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
6 9 (9.57%) Korn
7 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.06%) C
8 1 (1.06%) C-shell
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 28 (29.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 35 (37.23%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.64%) NFS
4 6 (6.38%) Docker
5 3 (3.19%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.06%) Firmware
6 1 (1.06%) Samba
6 1 (1.06%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (25.53%) Ansible
1 24 (25.53%) Puppet
2 23 (24.47%) Dollar Universe
2 23 (24.47%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.32%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.06%) Mesos
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.06%) Simpana
4 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 82 (87.23%) Red Hat
2 68 (72.34%) Oracle
3 50 (53.19%) HP
4 40 (42.55%) TIBCO
5 26 (27.66%) IBM
6 25 (26.60%) Atlassian
7 19 (20.21%) Cisco
8 16 (17.02%) Siebel
8 16 (17.02%) VMware
9 15 (15.96%) F5
10 14 (14.89%) Sun
11 13 (13.83%) Axway
11 13 (13.83%) Informatica
12 6 (6.38%) CA
13 4 (4.26%) Veritas
14 3 (3.19%) Genesys
14 3 (3.19%) Nortel
14 3 (3.19%) Verint
15 2 (2.13%) Citrix
15 2 (2.13%) Microsoft