Period
to 19 March 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 19 March 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
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 75 95
Rank change year-on-year -46 +20 +43
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 90 159 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.59% 2.85% 2.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 14.67% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 120 90
North West median daily rate £520 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.86% +4.17% +4.87%
10th Percentile £393 £363 £319
90th Percentile £665 £576 £526
England median daily rate £518 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +9.04% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
North West median hourly rate - £40.25 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -6.98% +2.38% +44.83%

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 1,119 1,084 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.73% 19.45% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 639 745
North West median daily rate £385 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £152 £168 £178
90th Percentile £585 £563 £538
England median daily rate £435 £438 £415
% change year-on-year -0.57% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 111 71
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £12.88 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.74 £40.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.07 £16.50
% change year-on-year +2.53% +3.44% -2.94%

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 19 March 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 19 March 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
Lancashire -8 52 £525 +21.39% 1
Manchester -55 25 £550 +22.22% 11
Cheshire -6 10 £378 +2.03% 2
Merseyside -11 2 - - 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (65.56%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (63.33%) Red Hat
4 51 (56.67%) Windows
5 47 (52.22%) DevOps
6 46 (51.11%) Oracle
7 38 (42.22%) Docker
8 36 (40.00%) Puppet
8 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (35.56%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (34.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (33.33%) Kubernetes
12 30 (33.33%) Ansible
13 28 (31.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (30.00%) Python
15 26 (28.89%) Bash Shell
15 26 (28.89%) Serverless
16 23 (25.56%) Systems Engineering
17 22 (24.44%) Terraform
17 22 (24.44%) GitLab
18 20 (22.22%) AWS Certification
18 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
18 20 (22.22%) Amazon S3
18 20 (22.22%) CentOS
19 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
20 17 (18.89%) Amazon EC2
21 16 (17.78%) Route 53
21 16 (17.78%) OpenShift
21 16 (17.78%) Security Management

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 5 (5.56%) Confluence
2 3 (3.33%) SAS
3 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 2 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.11%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.11%) nginx
4 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 59 (65.56%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (35.56%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (28.89%) Serverless
4 20 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 17 (18.89%) Amazon EC2
6 16 (17.78%) OpenShift
6 16 (17.78%) Route 53
7 14 (15.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 11 (12.22%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (4.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (3.33%) IaaS
12 2 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 1 (1.11%) GitHub
13 1 (1.11%) PaaS
13 1 (1.11%) SaaS
13 1 (1.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.56%) HTTP
2 3 (3.33%) SAN
2 3 (3.33%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.22%) DHCP
3 2 (2.22%) DNS
3 2 (2.22%) Internet
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) Firewall
4 1 (1.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) NAS
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (11.11%) MySQL
4 9 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (3.33%) Big Data
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon Athena
7 2 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (2.22%) DB2
7 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
8 1 (1.11%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.11%) HSQLDB
8 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (24.44%) GitLab
2 20 (22.22%) Jenkins
3 19 (21.11%) Git (software)
4 13 (14.44%) SonarQube
5 10 (11.11%) Artifactory
5 10 (11.11%) JIRA
5 10 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.11%) ERwin
8 1 (1.11%) Toad
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Law
2 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (35.56%) AWS Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) Platform Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Architect
5 11 (12.22%) AWS DevOps
6 10 (11.11%) Administrator
7 9 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
9 7 (7.78%) Infrastructure Architect
9 7 (7.78%) Unix Administrator
10 6 (6.67%) AWS Architect
10 6 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
11 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
11 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (4.44%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (4.44%) Developer
13 3 (3.33%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
13 3 (3.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) XML
2 10 (11.11%) YAML
3 8 (8.89%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (5.56%) Kafka
5 2 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (1.11%) .NET
6 1 (1.11%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.11%) J2EE
6 1 (1.11%) JSON
6 1 (1.11%) Middleware
6 1 (1.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.11%) Spring
6 1 (1.11%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.11%) Swagger
6 1 (1.11%) XSL
6 1 (1.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 28 (31.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 9 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Blog
6 1 (1.11%) CMDB
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 51 (56.67%) Windows
3 20 (22.22%) CentOS
4 13 (14.44%) Solaris
5 11 (12.22%) Unix
6 10 (11.11%) AIX
7 9 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.33%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (3.33%) Fedora
8 3 (3.33%) HPUX
9 1 (1.11%) VME
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.22%) DevOps
2 33 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (34.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (25.56%) Systems Engineering
5 16 (17.78%) Security Management
6 14 (15.56%) Microservices
7 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 10 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
11 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (4.44%) Kanban
11 4 (4.44%) Patch Management
11 4 (4.44%) Technical Leadership
12 3 (3.33%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (3.33%) SDLC
12 3 (3.33%) SFIA
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) Python
2 26 (28.89%) Bash Shell
3 13 (14.44%) Ruby
4 9 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.00%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Java
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
6 2 (2.22%) COBOL
6 2 (2.22%) Korn
6 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (22.22%) AWS Certification
2 8 (8.89%) IBM Certification
3 3 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) CCNA
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) MCP
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (42.22%) Docker
2 10 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (8.89%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (3.33%) NFS
5 3 (3.33%) Squid
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.22%) vSphere
7 1 (1.11%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.11%) etcd
7 1 (1.11%) HDFS
7 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.11%) Samba
7 1 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (40.00%) Puppet
2 30 (33.33%) Ansible
2 30 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 22 (24.44%) Terraform
4 15 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (15.56%) Grafana
6 12 (13.33%) Prometheus
7 11 (12.22%) Packer
8 6 (6.67%) Rancher
9 5 (5.56%) Nagios
10 4 (4.44%) BladeLogic
10 4 (4.44%) SCCM
11 2 (2.22%) Consul
11 2 (2.22%) Docker Swarm
11 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 2 (2.22%) vRealize
12 1 (1.11%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (1.11%) Ganglia
12 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
12 1 (1.11%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) Red Hat
2 46 (51.11%) Oracle
3 11 (12.22%) IBM
4 8 (8.89%) Black Duck
4 8 (8.89%) Veritas
5 5 (5.56%) BMC
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.44%) Citrix
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 3 (3.33%) Atlassian
7 3 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (2.22%) Brocade
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.22%) Micro Focus
8 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.22%) Sun
9 1 (1.11%) Adobe
9 1 (1.11%) CyberArk