Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 122 78
Rank change year-on-year -19 -44 +25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 43 96 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 1.68% 2.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 8.03% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 110
North West median daily rate £400 £515 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.33% +19.08% +2.98%
10th Percentile £325 £367 £363
90th Percentile £575 £653 £586
England median daily rate £500 £520 £468
% change year-on-year -3.85% +11.23% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North West median hourly rate - - £40.25
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +4.35% +15.83%

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 1,030 1,195 1,040
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.35% 20.93% 19.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 766 631
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £137 £136 £175
90th Percentile £575 £575 £563
England median daily rate £415 £433 £428
% change year-on-year -4.16% +1.17% +3.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 102 105
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.03 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.05 £31.86 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year +1.45% - +4.55%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +35 30 £473 +2.16% 9
Cheshire +14 5 £368 -4.72% 4
Lancashire -26 4 £375 -28.57% 4
Merseyside +10 3 £235 - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (55.81%) Azure
3 23 (53.49%) Windows
4 21 (48.84%) AWS
5 20 (46.51%) DevOps
6 19 (44.19%) CentOS
6 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
7 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
8 16 (37.21%) Opscode Chef
8 16 (37.21%) Terraform
8 16 (37.21%) Project Delivery
9 15 (34.88%) Ansible
9 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
10 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
10 14 (32.56%) Java
10 14 (32.56%) Microservices
11 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
11 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
11 13 (30.23%) .NET
11 13 (30.23%) Public Sector
12 12 (27.91%) Nagios
12 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (25.58%) Open Source
13 11 (25.58%) Puppet
13 11 (25.58%) Public Cloud
13 11 (25.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 10 (23.26%) Prometheus
14 10 (23.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure as Code

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 6 (13.95%) Apache
2 4 (9.30%) IIS
3 3 (6.98%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (2.33%) SAP EP
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) Azure
2 21 (48.84%) AWS
3 10 (23.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 10 (23.26%) GCP
4 8 (18.60%) PaaS
5 5 (11.63%) IaaS
5 5 (11.63%) Office 365
6 4 (9.30%) SaaS
7 3 (6.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (6.98%) Amazon S3
8 2 (4.65%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (4.65%) CloudFront
8 2 (4.65%) Datadog
8 2 (4.65%) OpenShift
8 2 (4.65%) Route 53
8 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (2.33%) npm
9 1 (2.33%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
3 6 (13.95%) Internet
4 5 (11.63%) HTTP
4 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
5 4 (9.30%) FTP
5 4 (9.30%) SSH
6 3 (6.98%) DHCP
6 3 (6.98%) VPN
7 2 (4.65%) BGP
7 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
7 2 (4.65%) NAS
7 2 (4.65%) OSPF
7 2 (4.65%) SAN
7 2 (4.65%) WAN
8 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.65%) Big Data
3 2 (4.65%) DB2
4 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) SonarQube
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
4 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.65%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (4.65%) Selenium
4 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.65%) Zephyr
5 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.33%) GitLab
5 1 (2.33%) JIRA
5 1 (2.33%) Toad
General
1 13 (30.23%) Public Sector
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Senior DevOps
3 8 (18.60%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Senior DevOps Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) VMware Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Platform Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Service Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Service Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) REST
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.65%) LAMP
3 2 (4.65%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
4 1 (2.33%) Enzyme
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) Jest
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) Middleware
4 1 (2.33%) Node.js
4 1 (2.33%) React
4 1 (2.33%) Redux
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.33%) SAP Basis
4 1 (2.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Public Cloud
2 6 (13.95%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.30%) Clustering
5 2 (4.65%) CMDB
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (4.65%) User Experience
5 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.33%) iSeries
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 19 (44.19%) CentOS
4 15 (34.88%) Ubuntu
5 13 (30.23%) Windows Server
6 12 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (20.93%) Unix
8 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (16.28%) AIX
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.95%) Solaris
11 4 (9.30%) zOS
12 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (2.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) DevOps
2 16 (37.21%) Project Delivery
3 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) Configuration Management
4 14 (32.56%) Microservices
5 11 (25.58%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 11 (25.58%) Open Source
6 10 (23.26%) Infrastructure as Code
6 10 (23.26%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 7 (16.28%) Migration
8 6 (13.95%) ITIL
8 6 (13.95%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (9.30%) B2B
10 4 (9.30%) Change Management
10 4 (9.30%) High Availability
10 4 (9.30%) Process Improvement
10 4 (9.30%) Time Management
10 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 4 (9.30%) C
3 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.30%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 1 (2.33%) ABAP
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) ES6
6 1 (2.33%) Korn
6 1 (2.33%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) CCIE
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
4 1 (2.33%) MCSA
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
4 1 (2.33%) VCAP
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Docker
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.95%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.33%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Opscode Chef
1 16 (37.21%) Terraform
2 15 (34.88%) Ansible
3 12 (27.91%) Nagios
4 11 (25.58%) Puppet
5 10 (23.26%) Grafana
5 10 (23.26%) Prometheus
6 7 (16.28%) Kubernetes
7 4 (9.30%) Rancher
7 4 (9.30%) vRealize
8 3 (6.98%) vCenter Server
9 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
9 2 (4.65%) Salt
10 1 (2.33%) Packer
10 1 (2.33%) SCOM
10 1 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (2.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Red Hat
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
3 7 (16.28%) IBM
3 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) Google
5 4 (9.30%) Splunk
5 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
6 3 (6.98%) BMC
7 2 (4.65%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.65%) EMC
7 2 (4.65%) Micro Focus
7 2 (4.65%) New Relic
7 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
8 1 (2.33%) BEA
8 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (2.33%) Serena
8 1 (2.33%) Veritas