Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 117 103
Rank change year-on-year +16 -14 +59
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 120 81 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.04% 1.47% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.52% 7.29% 8.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 64 88
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £300
90th Percentile £563 £575 £516
England median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.24 £27.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year +24.52% -17.29% -2.21%

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 1,141 1,111 1,673
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.42% 20.23% 21.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 697 917
North West median daily rate £395 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £153 £195 £225
90th Percentile £563 £538 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 103 117
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.52 £10.50
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.75 £40.53
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.52
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.94% +2.20%

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 June 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 22 June 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
Manchester +21 66 £464 +15.94% 11
Lancashire +14 34 £445 -4.56% 1
Cheshire -21 14 £425 - 1
Merseyside +15 3 £625 +78.57% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 77 (64.17%) DevOps
3 70 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 62 (51.67%) Puppet
5 55 (45.83%) Python
6 51 (42.50%) Bash Shell
7 49 (40.83%) Amazon AWS
8 45 (37.50%) Ruby
9 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (34.17%) Jenkins
10 38 (31.67%) Ansible
11 36 (30.00%) Terraform
12 33 (27.50%) Git (software)
13 30 (25.00%) Configuration Management
14 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
15 27 (22.50%) CentOS
16 26 (21.67%) Java
17 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (20.00%) Solaris
19 22 (18.33%) Web Services
19 22 (18.33%) Unix
19 22 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
20 21 (17.50%) Windows
20 21 (17.50%) PHP
20 21 (17.50%) Scrum
20 21 (17.50%) Docker
21 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
21 20 (16.67%) Perl
22 19 (15.83%) AIX
22 19 (15.83%) Apache

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 19 (15.83%) Apache
2 15 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 14 (11.67%) JBoss
4 12 (10.00%) IIS
5 9 (7.50%) Confluence
6 4 (3.33%) Oracle Beehive
6 4 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 4 (3.33%) WildFly
7 3 (2.50%) Apache Spark
7 3 (2.50%) Jupyter
7 3 (2.50%) nginx
7 3 (2.50%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (40.83%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (14.17%) PaaS
3 9 (7.50%) OpenShift
4 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (6.67%) Slack
5 5 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (4.17%) IaaS
6 3 (2.50%) SaaS
7 2 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.67%) GitHub
7 2 (1.67%) Office 365
8 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (15.00%) SAN
2 17 (14.17%) Firewall
3 14 (11.67%) DNS
3 14 (11.67%) VLAN
4 12 (10.00%) DMZ
5 4 (3.33%) VPN
6 3 (2.50%) HTTP
7 2 (1.67%) Internet
7 2 (1.67%) Network Security
8 1 (0.83%) NAS
8 1 (0.83%) SSL
8 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) MySQL
1 8 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 3 (2.50%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (34.17%) Jenkins
2 33 (27.50%) Git (software)
3 17 (14.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (13.33%) JIRA
5 9 (7.50%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.00%) Jasmine
6 6 (5.00%) JUnit
7 4 (3.33%) Liquibase
7 4 (3.33%) Selenium
8 3 (2.50%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.50%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.67%) GitLab
9 2 (1.67%) JMeter
10 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.83%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (3.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.50%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (47.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (17.50%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
4 19 (15.83%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Consultant
6 12 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
6 12 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) Architect
7 11 (9.17%) Technical Architect
8 10 (8.33%) Developer
9 9 (7.50%) Cloud Consultant
9 9 (7.50%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
10 8 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Cloud Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Java Engineer
12 6 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
13 5 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) Web Services
2 15 (12.50%) Middleware
3 13 (10.83%) REST
4 11 (9.17%) JSON
5 8 (6.67%) Ajax
5 8 (6.67%) jQuery
5 8 (6.67%) Node.js
6 5 (4.17%) J2EE
7 4 (3.33%) SOAP
8 3 (2.50%) Anaconda
8 3 (2.50%) Kafka
9 2 (1.67%) .NET
9 2 (1.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (1.67%) LAMP
9 2 (1.67%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.83%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (9.17%) Client/Server
3 9 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.50%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) Clustering
5 3 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Internet of Things
6 2 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.67%) Social Media
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) DataPower
7 1 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (22.50%) CentOS
3 24 (20.00%) Solaris
4 22 (18.33%) Unix
5 21 (17.50%) Windows
6 19 (15.83%) AIX
7 12 (10.00%) Windows 2000
7 12 (10.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 12 (10.00%) Windows NT
8 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
9 6 (5.00%) HPUX
10 5 (4.17%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.17%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (64.17%) DevOps
2 41 (34.17%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 25 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (18.33%) Deployment Automation
6 21 (17.50%) Scrum
7 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
8 15 (12.50%) Microservices
8 15 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 14 (11.67%) Continuous Delivery
9 14 (11.67%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (11.67%) SFIA
10 13 (10.83%) Project Management
11 12 (10.00%) Open Source
12 11 (9.17%) Mentoring
13 10 (8.33%) Coaching
13 10 (8.33%) Kanban
14 9 (7.50%) ITIL
15 8 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
16 7 (5.83%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (45.83%) Python
2 51 (42.50%) Bash Shell
3 45 (37.50%) Ruby
4 26 (21.67%) Java
5 21 (17.50%) PHP
6 20 (16.67%) Perl
7 18 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.00%) SQL
9 8 (6.67%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.83%) Go
10 7 (5.83%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.67%) C
12 2 (1.67%) C#
12 2 (1.67%) Korn
12 2 (1.67%) VB
12 2 (1.67%) VBA
13 1 (0.83%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.83%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.17%) MCSE
3 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CCDP
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
4 1 (0.83%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.83%) CISM
4 1 (0.83%) CISSP
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Certification
4 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.83%) GCP
1 1 (0.83%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (17.50%) Docker
2 15 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.67%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (0.83%) Firmware
6 1 (0.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 62 (51.67%) Puppet
2 38 (31.67%) Ansible
3 36 (30.00%) Terraform
4 28 (23.33%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (15.00%) Kubernetes
6 10 (8.33%) SCCM
7 4 (3.33%) Packer
8 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.67%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.83%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.83%) Consul
10 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 70 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 18 (15.00%) Oracle
3 17 (14.17%) EMC
3 17 (14.17%) IBM
3 17 (14.17%) Sun
4 12 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 11 (9.17%) Palo Alto
6 10 (8.33%) Splunk
7 7 (5.83%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.83%) VMware
8 5 (4.17%) NetApp
9 4 (3.33%) HP
10 3 (2.50%) SaltStack
11 2 (1.67%) Apple
11 2 (1.67%) Compaq
11 2 (1.67%) Hortonworks
11 2 (1.67%) Veritas
12 1 (0.83%) BMC
12 1 (0.83%) Cisco
12 1 (0.83%) Remedy