Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 17 November 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)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +43 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 59 157 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.44% 6.44% 1.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.50% 14.26% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 111 14
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £313 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -20.63% +48.58%
10th Percentile £231 £225 £254
90th Percentile £638 £400 £576
North East median daily rate £425 £310 £394
% change year-on-year +37.10% -21.27% +48.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
North East median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 319 1101 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 34.83% 45.14% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 771 218
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £325 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -12.75% +12.54%
10th Percentile £216 £218 £229
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 83 41
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.25 £28.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +7.69% +61.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £12.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £44.75 £36.00 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +6.09%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 November 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 59 £425 +36.00% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
3 44 (74.58%) Unix
4 43 (72.88%) DevOps
5 40 (67.80%) WebLogic
5 40 (67.80%) Oracle
6 35 (59.32%) JBoss
7 33 (55.93%) SQL
8 26 (44.07%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (44.07%) Puppet
9 25 (42.37%) LDAP
10 24 (40.68%) PL/SQL
11 23 (38.98%) Windows
11 23 (38.98%) HP
11 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
13 21 (35.59%) Perl
13 21 (35.59%) Windows XP
14 20 (33.90%) NFS
14 20 (33.90%) AIX
14 20 (33.90%) DNS
14 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
14 20 (33.90%) OpenLDAP
15 19 (32.20%) SSH
15 19 (32.20%) IBM
15 19 (32.20%) OO
16 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
17 17 (28.81%) Firewall
18 16 (27.12%) Korn
18 16 (27.12%) Git (software)

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 40 (67.80%) WebLogic
2 35 (59.32%) JBoss
3 13 (22.03%) WebSphere
3 13 (22.03%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (20.34%) Confluence
5 7 (11.86%) nginx
6 5 (8.47%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (6.78%) FileNet
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (1.69%) Apache
9 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.69%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 13 (22.03%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Slack
2 4 (6.78%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.39%) Boomi
5 1 (1.69%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 25 (42.37%) LDAP
2 20 (33.90%) DNS
2 20 (33.90%) OpenLDAP
3 19 (32.20%) SSH
4 17 (28.81%) Firewall
5 8 (13.56%) X.21
6 7 (11.86%) HTTP
7 5 (8.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (8.47%) Network Security
7 5 (8.47%) SSL
8 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.34%) JIRA
3 10 (16.95%) Jenkins
4 7 (11.86%) SonarQube
5 4 (6.78%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.69%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 35 (59.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Cloud Engineer
2 17 (28.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 15 (25.42%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Lead DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Software Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Software Packaging
2 13 (22.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (10.17%) REST
4 4 (6.78%) Node.js
5 2 (3.39%) JSON
5 2 (3.39%) SOAP
5 2 (3.39%) XML
5 2 (3.39%) XSD
5 2 (3.39%) XSL
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.64%) Private Cloud
3 8 (13.56%) Clustering
4 5 (8.47%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 44 (74.58%) Unix
3 23 (38.98%) Windows
4 21 (35.59%) Windows XP
5 20 (33.90%) AIX
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.69%) HPUX
7 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (72.88%) DevOps
2 23 (38.98%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.20%) OO
4 12 (20.34%) Configuration Management
4 12 (20.34%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 11 (18.64%) Coaching
5 11 (18.64%) Mentoring
5 11 (18.64%) Microservices
5 11 (18.64%) Software Engineering
6 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (13.56%) Load Balancing
7 7 (11.86%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (10.17%) SFIA
9 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.47%) Open Source
9 5 (8.47%) Workflow
10 4 (6.78%) BDD
10 4 (6.78%) TDD
10 4 (6.78%) Test Automation
10 4 (6.78%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (55.93%) SQL
2 24 (40.68%) PL/SQL
3 21 (35.59%) Perl
4 16 (27.12%) Korn
5 11 (18.64%) Java
6 9 (15.25%) Shell Script
7 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
7 7 (11.86%) Python
8 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
10 2 (3.39%) XPath
10 2 (3.39%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 18 (30.51%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 20 (33.90%) NFS
3 7 (11.86%) Docker
4 5 (8.47%) Xen
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) KVM
5 1 (1.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (44.07%) Opscode Chef
1 26 (44.07%) Puppet
2 5 (8.47%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (5.08%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Red Hat
2 40 (67.80%) Oracle
3 23 (38.98%) HP
4 19 (32.20%) IBM
5 13 (22.03%) Axway
5 13 (22.03%) Informatica
5 13 (22.03%) Siebel
6 6 (10.17%) Sun
7 3 (5.08%) TIBCO
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.69%) Cisco
9 1 (1.69%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) PlateSpin
9 1 (1.69%) Veritas
9 1 (1.69%) VMware