Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 115 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 +65 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 87 131 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.52% 1.71% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.51% 7.98% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 79 34
North West median daily rate £466 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.56% +1.27% +43.64%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £316
90th Percentile £629 £502 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £32.50 £24.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year +32.65% -27.94% -9.33%

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 1158 1641 1631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 20.28% 21.37% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 922 815
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £171 £225 £181
90th Percentile £538 £512 £538
England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +0.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 116 179
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% -1.79% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £44.00 £42.63 £21.80
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.16
% change year-on-year - +2.10% +2.60%

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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
Cheshire +11 33 £450 +5.88% 3
Manchester -6 20 £400 - 4
Lancashire 0 18 £535 +42.67%
Merseyside -5 7 £450 +73.08% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (58.62%) Red Hat
3 33 (37.93%) Puppet
4 31 (35.63%) DevOps
5 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
6 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
6 25 (28.74%) Unix
6 25 (28.74%) Java
7 24 (27.59%) AIX
7 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
9 20 (22.99%) Security Cleared
9 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (22.99%) Windows
10 18 (20.69%) Scrum
10 18 (20.69%) VMware
10 18 (20.69%) Kanban
11 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
11 17 (19.54%) Ansible
11 17 (19.54%) Docker
11 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
11 17 (19.54%) MongoDB
11 17 (19.54%) Finance
12 16 (18.39%) Python
13 15 (17.24%) Configuration Management
13 15 (17.24%) Veritas
13 15 (17.24%) Banking
13 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.24%) Kubernetes
14 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra

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 11 (12.64%) OpenStack
2 8 (9.20%) Confluence
3 7 (8.05%) nginx
4 5 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (4.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Apache
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.15%) JBoss
7 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.20%) PaaS
3 7 (8.05%) Slack
4 5 (5.75%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (4.60%) Bluemix
5 4 (4.60%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (4.60%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.30%) IaaS
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (1.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.49%) TCP/IP
2 7 (8.05%) HTTP
2 7 (8.05%) SSH
3 6 (6.90%) Firewall
3 6 (6.90%) Internet
4 5 (5.75%) DNS
4 5 (5.75%) NAS
5 4 (4.60%) Kerberos
6 3 (3.45%) DHCP
7 2 (2.30%) SAN
8 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.15%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (1.15%) SSL
8 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) MongoDB
2 14 (16.09%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (16.09%) MySQL
3 9 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.20%) NoSQL
4 8 (9.20%) Relational Database
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (4.60%) Big Data
7 4 (4.60%) Hadoop
8 3 (3.45%) SQLPlus
9 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
9 2 (2.30%) GIS
9 2 (2.30%) Impala
9 2 (2.30%) Redis
10 1 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 28 (32.18%) Jenkins
2 25 (28.74%) Git (software)
3 12 (13.79%) JIRA
4 7 (8.05%) Jasmine
4 7 (8.05%) JUnit
4 7 (8.05%) SonarQube
5 3 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (1.15%) Ant
6 1 (1.15%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.15%) GitLab
6 1 (1.15%) GoCD
6 1 (1.15%) Gradle
6 1 (1.15%) Hudson
6 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.15%) Travis CI
General
1 17 (19.54%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (24.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.79%) Administrator
3 9 (10.34%) Developer
3 9 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (9.20%) Senior DevOps
4 8 (9.20%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Unix Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (6.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Java Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Java Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) Middleware
2 8 (9.20%) Node.js
3 7 (8.05%) LEMP Stack
4 6 (6.90%) REST
5 5 (5.75%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 4 (4.60%) Web Services
7 3 (3.45%) HTML
8 2 (2.30%) Ajax
8 2 (2.30%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.30%) HTML5
8 2 (2.30%) JAAS
8 2 (2.30%) Java SE
8 2 (2.30%) jQuery
8 2 (2.30%) JSON
8 2 (2.30%) Kafka
9 1 (1.15%) .NET
9 1 (1.15%) CSS
9 1 (1.15%) EJB
9 1 (1.15%) Java EE
9 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Clustering
2 8 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.90%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
6 1 (1.15%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) Unix
3 24 (27.59%) AIX
4 20 (22.99%) Windows
5 12 (13.79%) Solaris
6 10 (11.49%) HPUX
7 8 (9.20%) CentOS
8 7 (8.05%) Windows Server
9 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.60%) SUSE
10 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.15%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) DevOps
2 24 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
4 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.69%) Kanban
5 18 (20.69%) Scrum
6 15 (17.24%) Configuration Management
6 15 (17.24%) Software Engineering
7 13 (14.94%) Microservices
8 11 (12.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (11.49%) Load Balancing
9 10 (11.49%) Mentoring
9 10 (11.49%) Open Source
10 9 (10.34%) Coaching
10 9 (10.34%) TDD
11 8 (9.20%) Migration
12 7 (8.05%) Asset Management
12 7 (8.05%) Software Asset Management
12 7 (8.05%) Static Code Analysis
13 6 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) Java
2 16 (18.39%) Python
3 13 (14.94%) SQL
4 12 (13.79%) Shell Script
5 11 (12.64%) Perl
6 9 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 8 (9.20%) Bash Shell
8 7 (8.05%) Ruby
9 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.30%) C#
10 2 (2.30%) Go
11 1 (1.15%) C
11 1 (1.15%) C++
11 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 17 (19.54%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
System Software
1 17 (19.54%) Docker
2 10 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 7 (8.05%) Xen
5 6 (6.90%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.75%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.60%) vSphere
8 2 (2.30%) HDFS
8 2 (2.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (37.93%) Puppet
2 17 (19.54%) Ansible
2 17 (19.54%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (17.24%) Kubernetes
4 7 (8.05%) IBM BigFix
4 7 (8.05%) Netcool
4 7 (8.05%) Rancher
4 7 (8.05%) SCOM
5 6 (6.90%) Salt
6 5 (5.75%) Data Guard
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (5.75%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.15%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.15%) Graphite
7 1 (1.15%) Kibana
7 1 (1.15%) Mesos
7 1 (1.15%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) SELinux
7 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 51 (58.62%) Red Hat
2 18 (20.69%) VMware
3 15 (17.24%) Veritas
4 14 (16.09%) IBM
5 9 (10.34%) Oracle
6 7 (8.05%) CA
6 7 (8.05%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.75%) HP
7 5 (5.75%) Pega
8 4 (4.60%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.60%) NetApp
9 2 (2.30%) Citrix
10 1 (1.15%) TIBCO
Manchester, Lancashire
Apply Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £425 per day 6 months.
Posted: 5 days ago