Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 44 41
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 +34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43 61 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.46% 5.00% 6.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.29% 17.63% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 102
North East median daily rate £465 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £304 £211 £225
90th Percentile £600 £638 £384
England median daily rate £493 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +3.68% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £34.24 £36.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -5.54% +81.25% -25.93%

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 381 346 1,056
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.68% 28.36% 40.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 242 674
North East median daily rate £342 £350 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +18.64% -15.71%
10th Percentile £203 £196 £209
90th Percentile £538 £513 £450
England median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.07% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 74
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.73% -1.79% +73.27%
10th Percentile £10.73 £9.50 £11.58
90th Percentile £35.88 £47.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -16 43 £465 +16.25% 7
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) DevOps
3 30 (69.77%) Puppet
4 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
4 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
5 23 (53.49%) Ansible
6 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
7 20 (46.51%) Unix
7 20 (46.51%) Docker
8 17 (39.53%) Perl
8 17 (39.53%) Oracle
8 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
8 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
9 15 (34.88%) CentOS
9 15 (34.88%) Terraform
10 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
10 14 (32.56%) IBM
10 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 14 (32.56%) AIX
11 13 (30.23%) JBoss
11 13 (30.23%) Python
12 12 (27.91%) Windows
12 12 (27.91%) Java
12 12 (27.91%) Informatica
13 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
13 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
13 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
13 11 (25.58%) Private Cloud
14 10 (23.26%) Spring Boot

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 13 (30.23%) JBoss
2 11 (25.58%) WebLogic
3 10 (23.26%) WebSphere
3 10 (23.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.95%) FileNet
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (4.65%) Apache
5 2 (4.65%) Confluence
5 2 (4.65%) nginx
5 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.33%) iPlanet
6 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.33%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (16.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (13.95%) Amazon S3
3 6 (13.95%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (11.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (6.98%) Datadog
7 2 (4.65%) Slack
8 1 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (2.33%) GitHub
8 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
8 1 (2.33%) Linode
8 1 (2.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (13.95%) Network Security
1 6 (13.95%) SSL
2 3 (6.98%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) WinSCP
3 2 (4.65%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.98%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.33%) DataStage
4 1 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Jenkins
2 17 (39.53%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.60%) GitLab
4 6 (13.95%) Maven
4 6 (13.95%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (4.65%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) SonarQube
6 2 (4.65%) Subversion
7 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.33%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.65%) Banking
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (72.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps
3 5 (11.63%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Backup Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) MuleSoft Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (23.26%) Spring Boot
1 10 (23.26%) WebSphere MQ
1 10 (23.26%) Zuul
2 9 (20.93%) RabbitMQ
2 9 (20.93%) Software Packaging
3 6 (13.95%) LDAP
4 4 (9.30%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.33%) LAMP
5 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Private Cloud
2 10 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.95%) DataPower
4 3 (6.98%) Clustering
4 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.98%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) Unix
3 15 (34.88%) CentOS
4 14 (32.56%) AIX
5 12 (27.91%) Windows
6 4 (9.30%) Debian
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.98%) Solaris
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) DevOps
2 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (39.53%) Configuration Management
4 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL
5 9 (20.93%) OO
6 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (13.95%) Workflow
7 5 (11.63%) Change Control
7 5 (11.63%) Software Delivery
7 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (9.30%) Coaching
8 4 (9.30%) Kanban
8 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.98%) BDD
9 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
9 3 (6.98%) High Availability
9 3 (6.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (39.53%) Perl
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) Python
4 12 (27.91%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Bash Shell
6 7 (16.28%) C++
6 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) Ruby
8 3 (6.98%) C
9 1 (2.33%) COBOL
9 1 (2.33%) Jython
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) Docker
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Firmware
4 1 (2.33%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (69.77%) Puppet
2 23 (53.49%) Ansible
3 15 (34.88%) Terraform
4 14 (32.56%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (23.26%) Consul
6 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
7 6 (13.95%) Forum Sentry
8 4 (9.30%) Nagios
9 3 (6.98%) Backup Exec
9 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (6.98%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
9 3 (6.98%) Packer
9 3 (6.98%) PureDisk
9 3 (6.98%) Simpana
9 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (4.65%) Grafana
10 2 (4.65%) Prometheus
11 1 (2.33%) OpenNMS
11 1 (2.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Red Hat
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 14 (32.56%) IBM
4 12 (27.91%) Informatica
5 10 (23.26%) Axway
5 10 (23.26%) Siebel
5 10 (23.26%) Sun
6 8 (18.60%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) Dynatrace
7 5 (11.63%) Google
7 5 (11.63%) Splunk
8 4 (9.30%) Cisco
8 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
9 3 (6.98%) arcserve
9 3 (6.98%) CA
9 3 (6.98%) EMC
9 3 (6.98%) NetApp
9 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 3 (6.98%) Symantec
9 3 (6.98%) Veritas