Period
to 18 July 2019

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 6 months to 18 July 2019 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
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 109 116
Rank change year-on-year -45 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 50 116 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.94% 1.89% 1.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.74% 9.71% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 78 75
North West median daily rate £550 £463 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% -2.12% +18.13%
10th Percentile £318 £363 £313
90th Percentile £640 £563 £633
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £34.24 £32.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% +5.36% +12.07%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,054 1,195 1,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.84% 19.48% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 686 717
North West median daily rate £400 £378 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -5.63% -
10th Percentile £135 £155 £170
90th Percentile £600 £563 £538
England median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 119 102
North West median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.93 £11.00 £10.51
90th Percentile £42.30 £42.50 £44.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year - +5.87% +0.18%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019.

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 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Manchester -28 25 £550 +18.28% 9
Lancashire -21 11 £550 +18.92% 1
Cheshire +10 10 £416 -2.12% 1
Merseyside -6 2 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (58.00%) Red Hat
4 23 (46.00%) Python
4 23 (46.00%) CentOS
4 23 (46.00%) DevOps
4 23 (46.00%) Terraform
5 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (38.00%) Ansible
5 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (34.00%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (32.00%) Docker
7 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
8 15 (30.00%) Puppet
9 14 (28.00%) Amazon S3
10 13 (26.00%) Microservices
10 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
10 13 (26.00%) Prometheus
11 12 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
11 12 (24.00%) Java
12 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (22.00%) Kubernetes
13 10 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
13 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 10 (20.00%) Nagios
14 9 (18.00%) Unix
14 9 (18.00%) Windows

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 4 (8.00%) Confluence
2 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) Apache
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 31 (62.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (28.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
5 10 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (18.00%) Route 53
7 8 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (14.00%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (14.00%) Amazon EKS
8 7 (14.00%) Google Cloud Platform
9 6 (12.00%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (8.00%) Serverless
11 3 (6.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (4.00%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (4.00%) GitHub
12 2 (4.00%) OpenShift
13 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
2 3 (6.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.00%) NAS
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) MongoDB
2 8 (16.00%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.00%) Big Data
4 3 (6.00%) MySQL
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (4.00%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) GitLab
4 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 6 (12.00%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.00%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Administrator
3 9 (18.00%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) AWS DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (12.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (6.00%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
1 8 (16.00%) Elastic Stack
2 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.00%) Kafka
4 2 (4.00%) Node.js
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) LAMP
5 1 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.00%) PHP-FPM
5 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (46.00%) CentOS
3 9 (18.00%) Unix
3 9 (18.00%) Windows
4 8 (16.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (14.00%) Solaris
6 6 (12.00%) AIX
7 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (6.00%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (6.00%) Fedora
9 1 (2.00%) HPUX
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps
2 19 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Microservices
4 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
5 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 9 (18.00%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (16.00%) Open Source
7 8 (16.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 7 (14.00%) BDD
8 7 (14.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 7 (14.00%) TDD
8 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.00%) System Testing
11 4 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (24.00%) Java
4 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.00%) SQL
6 3 (6.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) Korn
7 2 (4.00%) Perl
8 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) IBM Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) Docker
2 9 (18.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.00%) Squid
5 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (4.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (2.00%) etcd
7 1 (2.00%) HDFS
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Terraform
2 19 (38.00%) Ansible
3 17 (34.00%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (30.00%) Puppet
5 13 (26.00%) Prometheus
6 11 (22.00%) Kubernetes
7 10 (20.00%) Nagios
8 8 (16.00%) Grafana
9 7 (14.00%) Packer
10 6 (12.00%) SCCM
11 2 (4.00%) Consul
11 2 (4.00%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (2.00%) HAProxy
12 1 (2.00%) Mesos
12 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
12 1 (2.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Citrix
3 6 (12.00%) IBM
4 5 (10.00%) Veritas
5 3 (6.00%) Atlassian
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) Hortonworks
6 2 (4.00%) MapR
6 2 (4.00%) Talend
7 1 (2.00%) Black Duck
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.00%) Splunk
7 1 (2.00%) Sun