The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 54 36 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 +1  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.21% 3.02% 0.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.77% 9.94% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 1
Median daily rate £425 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +7.78% +4.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £31.09
% change year-on-year -42.70% +54.41%  

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 161 72
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 27.84% 30.38% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 113 36
Median daily rate £425 £390 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +56.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £288 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.98% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.65 £19.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Yorkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Yorkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in South Yorkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 1 £425 +6.25% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Yorkshire

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 10 (62.50%) Solaris
4 10 (62.50%) SUSE
5 9 (56.25%) AIX
6 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) Unix
7 7 (43.75%) VMware
8 6 (37.50%) Replication
8 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) NAS
9 5 (31.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (31.25%) Change Management
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) Veritas
9 5 (31.25%) IBM
9 5 (31.25%) EMC
9 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 4 (25.00%) Sun
10 4 (25.00%) VMS
10 4 (25.00%) NFS
10 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (25.00%) DNS
10 4 (25.00%) ITIL
10 4 (25.00%) Perl
10 4 (25.00%) SQL
10 4 (25.00%) LDAP
10 4 (25.00%) NetApp
10 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (12.50%) CICS
1 2 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) NAS
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) AIX Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Linux Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) DBA
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
1 6 (37.50%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Symmetrix
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Solaris
3 10 (62.50%) SUSE
4 9 (56.25%) AIX
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (25.00%) VMS
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (12.50%) zOS
9 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Management
3 3 (18.75%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Perl
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) OCP
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (25.00%) NFS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (25.00%) SRDF
2 4 (25.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) EMC
4 5 (31.25%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) Veritas
5 4 (25.00%) NetApp
5 4 (25.00%) Sun
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) Intel
8 1 (6.25%) Citrix