Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 97 119
Rank change year-on-year -31 +22 +81
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 95 112 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.58% 1.97% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.23% 10.14% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 118 72
North West median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +0.29%
10th Percentile £371 £363 £330
90th Percentile £587 £638 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
North West median hourly rate - £40.25 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +26.77% -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +12.00% +56.25% -17.24%

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 1,314 1,104 1,363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.85% 19.42% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 682 887
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £141 £170 £180
90th Percentile £538 £562 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 98 83
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +16.20% -7.18%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £32.00 £42.65 £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 12 December 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 12 December 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 0 62 £500 -6.50% 7
Manchester -44 20 £450 +5.26% 9
Cheshire -16 9 £425 -20.56% 3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (64.21%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (61.05%) Red Hat
4 49 (51.58%) Windows
4 49 (51.58%) DevOps
5 47 (49.47%) Puppet
6 40 (42.11%) Python
7 39 (41.05%) CentOS
8 35 (36.84%) Docker
9 34 (35.79%) Ansible
9 34 (35.79%) Oracle
10 30 (31.58%) Terraform
11 29 (30.53%) Kubernetes
12 28 (29.47%) GitLab
12 28 (29.47%) Jenkins
13 25 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
13 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
14 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
14 24 (25.26%) MongoDB
14 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
15 23 (24.21%) MySQL
15 23 (24.21%) HTTP
16 22 (23.16%) Cloud Computing
16 22 (23.16%) Microservices
16 22 (23.16%) SonarQube
17 21 (22.11%) Hybrid Cloud
18 20 (21.05%) Packer
18 20 (21.05%) Amazon S3
18 20 (21.05%) Route 53

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 (5.26%) IIS
2 3 (3.16%) Confluence
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.05%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.05%) nginx
3 1 (1.05%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.05%) Magento
1 1 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (64.21%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (26.32%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (23.16%) Cloud Computing
4 20 (21.05%) Amazon S3
4 20 (21.05%) Route 53
5 17 (17.89%) Amazon ELB
5 17 (17.89%) Serverless
5 17 (17.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 9 (9.47%) OpenShift
7 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (6.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (5.26%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (4.21%) IaaS
11 2 (2.11%) PaaS
11 2 (2.11%) SaaS
11 2 (2.11%) Slack
12 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (1.05%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 23 (24.21%) HTTP
2 12 (12.63%) Firewall
3 6 (6.32%) SAN
4 5 (5.26%) DMZ
4 5 (5.26%) DNS
4 5 (5.26%) VLAN
5 2 (2.11%) Internet
6 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.05%) LAN
6 1 (1.05%) NAS
6 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) MongoDB
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 23 (24.21%) MySQL
3 15 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.11%) Big Data
5 2 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.05%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.05%) Blockchain
6 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.05%) HBase
6 1 (1.05%) HSQLDB
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (29.47%) GitLab
1 28 (29.47%) Jenkins
2 24 (25.26%) Git (software)
3 22 (23.16%) SonarQube
4 8 (8.42%) Artifactory
4 8 (8.42%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (6.32%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.05%) ERwin
7 1 (1.05%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.05%) JUnit
7 1 (1.05%) Toad
7 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (8.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) AWS Engineer
1 21 (22.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 19 (20.00%) Architect
3 12 (12.63%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (8.42%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.37%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.37%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Administrator
6 6 (6.32%) AWS Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.16%) AWS Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.16%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) XML
2 8 (8.42%) YAML
3 7 (7.37%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (6.32%) .NET
5 5 (5.26%) .NET Core
5 5 (5.26%) Web Services
6 3 (3.16%) REST
7 2 (2.11%) Middleware
7 2 (2.11%) Node.js
7 2 (2.11%) RESTful
8 1 (1.05%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.05%) J2EE
8 1 (1.05%) JSON
8 1 (1.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.05%) Spring
8 1 (1.05%) Spring Integration
8 1 (1.05%) Swagger
8 1 (1.05%) XSL
8 1 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 5 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 5 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.11%) Clustering
4 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.11%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.05%) Blog
5 1 (1.05%) CMDB
5 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 49 (51.58%) Windows
3 39 (41.05%) CentOS
4 15 (15.79%) Unix
5 9 (9.47%) Solaris
6 8 (8.42%) AIX
7 7 (7.37%) Windows Server
8 5 (5.26%) Windows 2000
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 5 (5.26%) Windows NT
9 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.05%) Debian
10 1 (1.05%) HPUX
10 1 (1.05%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (51.58%) DevOps
2 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (23.16%) Microservices
4 18 (18.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (16.84%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 15 (15.79%) Systems Engineering
7 11 (11.58%) Security Management
8 8 (8.42%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.42%) Data Management
9 7 (7.37%) Data Protection
9 7 (7.37%) Migration
10 6 (6.32%) Change Control
10 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.26%) Deployment Automation
11 5 (5.26%) ITIL
11 5 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 4 (4.21%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.21%) SFIA
12 4 (4.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 40 (42.11%) Python
2 24 (25.26%) Bash Shell
3 15 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 9 (9.47%) Ruby
5 9 (9.47%) SQL
6 7 (7.37%) Perl
7 5 (5.26%) C#
8 3 (3.16%) Java
9 2 (2.11%) C
9 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.11%) Korn
10 1 (1.05%) COBOL
10 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) AWS Certification
1 13 (13.68%) SC Cleared
1 13 (13.68%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.05%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 35 (36.84%) Docker
2 7 (7.37%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (7.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Flume
4 1 (1.05%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.05%) NFS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.05%) Samba
4 1 (1.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 47 (49.47%) Puppet
2 34 (35.79%) Ansible
3 30 (31.58%) Terraform
4 29 (30.53%) Kubernetes
5 20 (21.05%) Packer
6 17 (17.89%) Grafana
6 17 (17.89%) Prometheus
7 13 (13.68%) Rancher
8 12 (12.63%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (5.26%) NetBackup
10 4 (4.21%) SCCM
10 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 3 (3.16%) BladeLogic
12 1 (1.05%) BMC PATROL
12 1 (1.05%) Ganglia
12 1 (1.05%) Kibana
12 1 (1.05%) Nagios
12 1 (1.05%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 58 (61.05%) Red Hat
2 34 (35.79%) Oracle
3 16 (16.84%) Black Duck
4 9 (9.47%) VMware
5 8 (8.42%) IBM
6 7 (7.37%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.26%) EMC
7 5 (5.26%) Hitachi
7 5 (5.26%) Palo Alto
7 5 (5.26%) Sun
8 4 (4.21%) BMC
8 4 (4.21%) Isilon
8 4 (4.21%) NetApp
9 2 (2.11%) Adobe
9 2 (2.11%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.11%) Snow
9 2 (2.11%) Veritas
10 1 (1.05%) Micro Focus
10 1 (1.05%) Pega
10 1 (1.05%) Remedy