The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 30 April 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 West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 112 133
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 44 60 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 1.49% 0.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.43% 6.90% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 41 20
Median daily rate £450 £388 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% -7.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +17.42%  

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 522 869 849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 18.91% 21.60% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 468 408
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 57 110
Median hourly rate £15.75 £16.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +16.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.65 £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the North West

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Cheshire +28 15 £405 -4.70% 2
Manchester +11 12 £400 +6.66% 5
Lancashire -12 6 £473 +31.25%
Merseyside +3 3 £500 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (67.05%) Red Hat
3 37 (42.05%) Puppet
4 35 (39.77%) DevOps
5 30 (34.09%) Ansible
6 28 (31.82%) Windows
7 27 (30.68%) Unix
7 27 (30.68%) Java
7 27 (30.68%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
8 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (26.14%) VMware
9 23 (26.14%) Python
10 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
11 20 (22.73%) AIX
11 20 (22.73%) Docker
12 19 (21.59%) CentOS
13 18 (20.45%) Ruby
14 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
15 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 16 (18.18%) OpenStack
16 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
16 15 (17.05%) Solaris
16 15 (17.05%) Perl
16 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
17 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
17 14 (15.91%) Banking
18 13 (14.77%) Middleware
18 13 (14.77%) Firewall

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 16 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 5 (5.68%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 4 (4.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (4.55%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.27%) JBoss
4 2 (2.27%) nginx
4 2 (2.27%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.14%) Confluence
5 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.14%) Jetty
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 21 (23.86%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.23%) PaaS
3 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.55%) Bluemix
4 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.55%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (4.55%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.14%) Trello
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) TCP/IP
2 13 (14.77%) Firewall
3 10 (11.36%) NAS
4 8 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 8 (9.09%) SSL
5 7 (7.95%) Internet
6 5 (5.68%) Kerberos
6 5 (5.68%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) DNS
7 4 (4.55%) LAN
7 4 (4.55%) VPN
7 4 (4.55%) WAN
8 3 (3.41%) DHCP
8 3 (3.41%) SSH
9 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.14%) HTTP
9 1 (1.14%) LDAP
9 1 (1.14%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) Hadoop
2 5 (5.68%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.68%) Redis
3 4 (4.55%) Big Data
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.41%) GIS
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.27%) Impala
5 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (28.41%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.05%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.64%) Subversion
4 10 (11.36%) GoCD
5 8 (9.09%) Travis CI
6 6 (6.82%) JIRA
7 4 (4.55%) Hudson
8 3 (3.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.14%) Ant
9 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.14%) GitLab
9 1 (1.14%) Gradle
9 1 (1.14%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (15.91%) Banking
2 12 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Administrator
3 10 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.23%) Developer
4 9 (10.23%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (10.23%) Linux Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.95%) Consultant
6 7 (7.95%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (6.82%) Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Unix Analyst
7 6 (6.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 5 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) AIX Administrator
9 4 (4.55%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (4.55%) DevOps Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.55%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Middleware
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 3 (3.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.27%) Ajax
4 2 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.27%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) JAAS
4 2 (2.27%) Java SE
4 2 (2.27%) jQuery
4 2 (2.27%) JSON
4 2 (2.27%) Kafka
5 1 (1.14%) .NET
5 1 (1.14%) CSS
5 1 (1.14%) EJB
5 1 (1.14%) Java EE
5 1 (1.14%) LAMP
5 1 (1.14%) Node.js
5 1 (1.14%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.14%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.68%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 88 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (31.82%) Windows
3 27 (30.68%) Unix
4 20 (22.73%) AIX
5 19 (21.59%) CentOS
6 15 (17.05%) Solaris
6 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
7 9 (10.23%) Fedora
7 9 (10.23%) HPUX
8 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.95%) SUSE
10 5 (5.68%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.41%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.14%) Debian
12 1 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) DevOps
2 25 (28.41%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (28.41%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (19.32%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.09%) Open Source
4 8 (9.09%) Scrum
5 7 (7.95%) Asset Management
5 7 (7.95%) ITIL
5 7 (7.95%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.95%) Software Asset Management
6 4 (4.55%) Automated Testing
6 4 (4.55%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (4.55%) Risk Management
6 4 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 4 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.41%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.41%) Low Latency
7 3 (3.41%) Migration
7 3 (3.41%) Project Management
7 3 (3.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) Python
3 18 (20.45%) Ruby
4 15 (17.05%) Perl
5 9 (10.23%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) Go
6 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.55%) SQL
7 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.41%) Korn
8 2 (2.27%) C#
8 2 (2.27%) C++
8 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.14%) C
9 1 (1.14%) PHP
9 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.14%) R
9 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) RHCE
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (22.73%) Docker
2 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 6 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 4 (4.55%) vSphere
6 2 (2.27%) HDFS
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (42.05%) Puppet
2 30 (34.09%) Ansible
3 27 (30.68%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (11.36%) Graphite
4 10 (11.36%) Kubernetes
5 9 (10.23%) Nagios
5 9 (10.23%) SCOM
6 8 (9.09%) Ganglia
6 8 (9.09%) Kibana
6 8 (9.09%) Riemann
7 7 (7.95%) IBM BigFix
7 7 (7.95%) Netcool
8 6 (6.82%) Salt
8 6 (6.82%) Terraform
9 2 (2.27%) Data Guard
9 2 (2.27%) Graylog
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 59 (67.05%) Red Hat
2 23 (26.14%) VMware
3 13 (14.77%) IBM
4 12 (13.64%) NetApp
5 11 (12.50%) Veritas
6 9 (10.23%) Oracle
7 7 (7.95%) CA
7 7 (7.95%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.55%) F5
8 4 (4.55%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (3.41%) Citrix
10 2 (2.27%) Google
11 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.14%) Cisco
11 1 (1.14%) Hortonworks
11 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.14%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.14%) TIBCO
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