Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 135 117
Rank change year-on-year -14 -18 +73
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 77 76 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.31% 1.32% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.23% 6.42% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 84 68
North West median daily rate £465 £525 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.43% +24.26% +3.05%
10th Percentile £363 £366 £327
90th Percentile £550 £645 £506
England median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £31.75
England median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +75.00% -34.43%

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 1,235 1,184 1,510
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.98% 20.60% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 718 922
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £133 £189 £213
90th Percentile £538 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 99 100
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £16.00 £14.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% +11.58% -4.40%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.00 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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
Lancashire +2 37 £470 -12.24% 2
Manchester -16 24 £469 -1.32% 9
Cheshire -27 11 £425 -15.00% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (57.14%) Puppet
3 43 (55.84%) DevOps
3 43 (55.84%) Python
4 39 (50.65%) Red Hat
5 38 (49.35%) CentOS
6 34 (44.16%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (41.56%) Jenkins
8 31 (40.26%) Terraform
9 28 (36.36%) Ansible
10 27 (35.06%) Windows
11 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
12 24 (31.17%) Bash Shell
13 23 (29.87%) Docker
13 23 (29.87%) Microservices
14 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
14 22 (28.57%) Unix
15 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
15 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
16 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
17 17 (22.08%) SonarQube
18 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
18 16 (20.78%) SAN
18 16 (20.78%) HTTP
18 16 (20.78%) AIX
18 16 (20.78%) MySQL
19 15 (19.48%) Solaris
19 15 (19.48%) Firewall
19 15 (19.48%) Amazon EC2
19 15 (19.48%) GitLab

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 10 (12.99%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) Confluence
3 3 (3.90%) nginx
4 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (44.16%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (19.48%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (14.29%) Amazon ELB
3 11 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 10 (12.99%) Amazon S3
4 10 (12.99%) Route 53
5 8 (10.39%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (6.49%) Amazon SQS
8 4 (5.19%) Slack
9 2 (2.60%) IaaS
9 2 (2.60%) PaaS
9 2 (2.60%) SaaS
10 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (1.30%) CloudFront
10 1 (1.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) HTTP
1 16 (20.78%) SAN
2 15 (19.48%) Firewall
3 11 (14.29%) DNS
4 10 (12.99%) DMZ
4 10 (12.99%) VLAN
5 2 (2.60%) Internet
5 2 (2.60%) NAS
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.78%) MongoDB
1 16 (20.78%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (41.56%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.47%) Git (software)
3 17 (22.08%) SonarQube
4 15 (19.48%) GitLab
5 6 (7.79%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.49%) JIRA
7 3 (3.90%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.60%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.60%) JUnit
General
1 1 (1.30%) Banking
1 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 10 (12.99%) Architect
3 10 (12.99%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) AWS Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Technical Architect
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) AWS Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (5.19%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) Elastic Stack
3 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 5 (6.49%) .NET Core
4 4 (5.19%) Node.js
5 3 (3.90%) Kafka
6 2 (2.60%) REST
7 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.39%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (49.35%) CentOS
3 27 (35.06%) Windows
4 22 (28.57%) Unix
5 16 (20.78%) AIX
6 15 (19.48%) Solaris
7 10 (12.99%) Windows 2000
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 10 (12.99%) Windows NT
8 9 (11.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (7.79%) Windows Server
10 5 (6.49%) HPUX
11 2 (2.60%) Debian
11 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) DevOps
2 23 (29.87%) Microservices
3 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
4 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.99%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 10 (12.99%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.79%) Data Management
7 6 (7.79%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.79%) SFIA
8 5 (6.49%) Deployment Automation
8 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.49%) Scrum
9 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.19%) Open Source
9 4 (5.19%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) Python
2 24 (31.17%) Bash Shell
3 13 (16.88%) Shell Script
4 11 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 9 (11.69%) Perl
6 8 (10.39%) Ruby
7 5 (6.49%) C#
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.19%) SQL
9 3 (3.90%) Java
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
10 2 (2.60%) C
11 1 (1.30%) Java 8
11 1 (1.30%) VB
11 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 21 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.19%) MCSE
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.30%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (29.87%) Docker
2 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 44 (57.14%) Puppet
2 31 (40.26%) Terraform
3 28 (36.36%) Ansible
4 22 (28.57%) Kubernetes
5 14 (18.18%) Packer
6 12 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
7 10 (12.99%) Grafana
7 10 (12.99%) Prometheus
8 9 (11.69%) SCCM
9 8 (10.39%) Rancher
10 5 (6.49%) NetBackup
11 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 2 (2.60%) BladeLogic
13 1 (1.30%) Kibana
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Red Hat
2 14 (18.18%) EMC
2 14 (18.18%) Sun
3 13 (16.88%) IBM
4 10 (12.99%) Black Duck
4 10 (12.99%) Hitachi
5 9 (11.69%) Palo Alto
5 9 (11.69%) VMware
6 8 (10.39%) NetApp
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.79%) Oracle
9 4 (5.19%) Isilon
10 2 (2.60%) Adobe
10 2 (2.60%) BMC
10 2 (2.60%) HP
10 2 (2.60%) SaltStack
10 2 (2.60%) Snow
10 2 (2.60%) Veritas
11 1 (1.30%) Cisco
11 1 (1.30%) Remedy