Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 117 168
Rank change year-on-year +19 +51 -40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 112 109 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.06% 1.77% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.73% 8.44% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 78 42
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.89% +5.31%
10th Percentile £363 £327 £346
90th Percentile £638 £525 £512
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £31.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.77% - -
England median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -2.60% +32.76% -26.58%

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 1,044 1,291 1,645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.22% 20.92% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 647 851 888
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £175 £180 £187
90th Percentile £561 £538 £520
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 72 195
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.37% -9.56% +13.33%
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Manchester +6 57 £428 +0.59% 10
Lancashire +28 34 £488 +16.07% 5
Cheshire +11 19 £513 +20.59% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (58.04%) Puppet
3 61 (54.46%) DevOps
4 59 (52.68%) Git (software)
5 54 (48.21%) Jenkins
6 49 (43.75%) Python
6 49 (43.75%) Red Hat
7 41 (36.61%) Microservices
8 40 (35.71%) Mentoring
9 39 (34.82%) Bash Shell
9 39 (34.82%) Java
10 38 (33.93%) Coaching
11 36 (32.14%) Ansible
11 36 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
11 36 (32.14%) MongoDB
11 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
12 34 (30.36%) JIRA
12 34 (30.36%) Confluence
12 34 (30.36%) Slack
13 33 (29.46%) Docker
13 33 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (29.46%) MySQL
14 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
15 30 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
16 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
16 28 (25.00%) Terraform
17 27 (24.11%) SFIA
17 27 (24.11%) Cucumber
18 26 (23.21%) SQL
19 25 (22.32%) Ruby

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 34 (30.36%) Confluence
2 14 (12.50%) nginx
3 6 (5.36%) Apache
4 3 (2.68%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.79%) JBoss
5 2 (1.79%) Oracle Beehive
5 2 (1.79%) WildFly
6 1 (0.89%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
6 1 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 34 (30.36%) Slack
2 33 (29.46%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 8 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (6.25%) PaaS
6 6 (5.36%) Amazon ELB
6 6 (5.36%) Route 53
6 6 (5.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (3.57%) IaaS
7 4 (3.57%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.57%) Serverless
8 1 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.89%) Datadog
8 1 (0.89%) GitHub
8 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.61%) HTTP
2 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.68%) DNS
4 2 (1.79%) DHCP
4 2 (1.79%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (0.89%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.89%) SSH
5 1 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.14%) MongoDB
2 33 (29.46%) MySQL
3 30 (26.79%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (20.54%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.57%) DB2
6 4 (3.57%) OLAP
6 4 (3.57%) OLTP
6 4 (3.57%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.57%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 59 (52.68%) Git (software)
2 54 (48.21%) Jenkins
3 34 (30.36%) JIRA
4 27 (24.11%) Cucumber
5 18 (16.07%) SonarQube
6 11 (9.82%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (8.93%) Jasmine
7 10 (8.93%) JUnit
8 7 (6.25%) GitLab
9 3 (2.68%) Artifactory
9 3 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.68%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.79%) Liquibase
10 2 (1.79%) Maven
10 2 (1.79%) Selenium
11 1 (0.89%) JMeter
General
1 10 (8.93%) Finance
2 5 (4.46%) Banking
3 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (16.07%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (15.18%) Software Engineer
4 16 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (13.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 14 (12.50%) Senior DevOps
6 14 (12.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 13 (11.61%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (10.71%) Developer
8 12 (10.71%) Java Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Administrator
9 11 (9.82%) Java Developer
9 11 (9.82%) Java Software Engineer
10 10 (8.93%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Java Software Developer
11 9 (8.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 8 (7.14%) Software Developer
13 7 (6.25%) AWS Consultant
13 7 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) REST
2 23 (20.54%) Node.js
3 7 (6.25%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (5.36%) J2EE
5 4 (3.57%) .NET
5 4 (3.57%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.57%) XML
5 4 (3.57%) XSD
5 4 (3.57%) XSLT
6 3 (2.68%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.68%) JSON
7 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) SOAP
7 2 (1.79%) Web Services
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.89%) CSS
8 1 (0.89%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Clustering
1 15 (13.39%) Public Cloud
2 1 (0.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (0.89%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (16.96%) CentOS
3 12 (10.71%) Unix
4 7 (6.25%) AIX
4 7 (6.25%) Solaris
5 5 (4.46%) Windows
6 3 (2.68%) Windows Server
7 2 (1.79%) HPUX
8 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (54.46%) DevOps
2 41 (36.61%) Microservices
3 40 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 38 (33.93%) Coaching
5 36 (32.14%) Configuration Management
6 32 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 28 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 27 (24.11%) SFIA
9 24 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (21.43%) Open Source
9 24 (21.43%) Scrum
9 24 (21.43%) TDD
9 24 (21.43%) User Stories
10 22 (19.64%) BDD
11 20 (17.86%) SDLC
12 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (16.07%) Continuous Delivery
13 18 (16.07%) Kanban
14 13 (11.61%) Load Balancing
15 12 (10.71%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (43.75%) Python
2 39 (34.82%) Bash Shell
2 39 (34.82%) Java
3 26 (23.21%) SQL
4 25 (22.32%) Ruby
5 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.61%) Perl
7 11 (9.82%) PHP
8 9 (8.04%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.46%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.46%) VB
10 4 (3.57%) VBA
10 4 (3.57%) XPath
11 2 (1.79%) Ada
11 2 (1.79%) C
11 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.89%) Ada 95
12 1 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 13 (11.61%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) QA
1 1 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (29.46%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) Xen
3 3 (2.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.89%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 65 (58.04%) Puppet
2 36 (32.14%) Ansible
2 36 (32.14%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (25.00%) Terraform
4 8 (7.14%) Kubernetes
5 7 (6.25%) Packer
6 6 (5.36%) Grafana
6 6 (5.36%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.79%) Nagios
7 2 (1.79%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.89%) Rancher
Vendors
1 49 (43.75%) Red Hat
2 11 (9.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.04%) Splunk
3 9 (8.04%) VMware
4 6 (5.36%) Black Duck
4 6 (5.36%) Oracle
5 4 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (2.68%) Veritas
7 2 (1.79%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.89%) BEA
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco
8 1 (0.89%) CyberArk
8 1 (0.89%) Google
8 1 (0.89%) HP
8 1 (0.89%) IBM
8 1 (0.89%) Pega
8 1 (0.89%) WSO2