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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 40 43 36
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 39 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 6.77% 3.30% 2.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.79% 19.17% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 9
Median daily rate £463 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.19% +3.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £380
% change year-on-year +7.78% +9.86%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 179 120 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.08% 17.19% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 71 61
Median daily rate £390 £286 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.60% -23.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £22.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 38 £463 +49.19% 1
Sunderland - 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 88 (89.80%) Red Hat
3 73 (74.49%) Oracle
4 72 (73.47%) Unix
5 70 (71.43%) WebLogic
6 56 (57.14%) DevOps
7 54 (55.10%) Windows
8 50 (51.02%) HP
9 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (45.92%) Software Packaging
11 44 (44.90%) BusinessObjects
11 44 (44.90%) Analytical Skills
12 41 (41.84%) PowerShell
13 39 (39.80%) Change Control
14 38 (38.78%) TIBCO
15 36 (36.73%) JBoss
15 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
16 35 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 35 (35.71%) Windows Server
17 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
18 32 (32.65%) AIX
19 31 (31.63%) Configuration Management
19 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
20 30 (30.61%) SC Cleared
21 27 (27.55%) Cisco
22 25 (25.51%) IBM
23 24 (24.49%) Atlassian
23 24 (24.49%) JIRA
23 24 (24.49%) Confluence
24 23 (23.47%) Puppet

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related 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 70 (71.43%) WebLogic
2 36 (36.73%) JBoss
3 24 (24.49%) Confluence
4 13 (13.27%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (13.27%) WebSphere
4 13 (13.27%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (11.22%) Apache
5 11 (11.22%) iPlanet
5 11 (11.22%) Tomcat
6 5 (5.10%) FileNet
6 5 (5.10%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (4.08%) Tuxedo
7 4 (4.08%) WildFly
8 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (13.27%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (4.08%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 35 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.47%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (16.33%) Trello
4 5 (5.10%) OpenShift
5 2 (2.04%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) PaaS
5 2 (2.04%) SaaS
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.02%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.39%) Firewall
2 18 (18.37%) LDAP
3 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.20%) DNS
4 10 (10.20%) SSL
5 8 (8.16%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (8.16%) SSH
6 5 (5.10%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (4.08%) Network Security
8 3 (3.06%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.02%) SAN
9 1 (1.02%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (44.90%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 12 (12.24%) BODI
4 3 (3.06%) DB2
4 3 (3.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.02%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 31 (31.63%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.49%) JIRA
3 23 (23.47%) Jenkins
4 22 (22.45%) Sonatype Nexus
5 16 (16.33%) GitLab
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle APEX
6 12 (12.24%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (4.08%) CA Gen
8 1 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (3.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (15.31%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (14.29%) Architect
4 9 (9.18%) Cloud Engineer
4 9 (9.18%) Unix Engineer
5 8 (8.16%) Azure DevOps
5 8 (8.16%) Azure Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.12%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (5.10%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Middleware Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Applications Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Development Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Systems Architect
9 3 (3.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (45.92%) Software Packaging
2 13 (13.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (11.22%) J2EE
3 11 (11.22%) Middleware
4 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 44 (44.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) Clustering
3 12 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.10%) DataPower
5 3 (3.06%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.04%) EFT
6 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.04%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (73.47%) Unix
3 54 (55.10%) Windows
4 35 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 32 (32.65%) AIX
6 15 (15.31%) HPUX
6 15 (15.31%) Solaris
7 13 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 4 (4.08%) MVS
10 4 (4.08%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.08%) zOS
11 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (57.14%) DevOps
2 47 (47.96%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (39.80%) Change Control
4 31 (31.63%) Configuration Management
5 22 (22.45%) OO
6 19 (19.39%) Open Source
7 16 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (16.33%) ITIL
8 13 (13.27%) High Availability
9 11 (11.22%) Load Balancing
10 10 (10.20%) Migration
10 10 (10.20%) Time Management
10 10 (10.20%) Workflow
11 9 (9.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (9.18%) Root Cause Analysis
12 8 (8.16%) Project Governance
13 7 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
14 4 (4.08%) PRINCE2
14 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.47%) SQL
3 21 (21.43%) Perl
4 15 (15.31%) Java
5 13 (13.27%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.16%) Korn
7 1 (1.02%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 30 (30.61%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 34 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 14 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (10.20%) NFS
5 6 (6.12%) Docker
6 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (23.47%) Ansible
1 23 (23.47%) Opscode Chef
1 23 (23.47%) Puppet
2 22 (22.45%) Dollar Universe
3 5 (5.10%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (1.02%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.02%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.02%) Mesos
4 1 (1.02%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.02%) PureDisk
4 1 (1.02%) Simpana
4 1 (1.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (89.80%) Red Hat
2 73 (74.49%) Oracle
3 50 (51.02%) HP
4 38 (38.78%) TIBCO
5 27 (27.55%) Cisco
6 25 (25.51%) IBM
7 24 (24.49%) Atlassian
8 23 (23.47%) F5
9 22 (22.45%) Sun
10 16 (16.33%) Siebel
11 14 (14.29%) VMware
12 13 (13.27%) Axway
12 13 (13.27%) Informatica
13 12 (12.24%) Veritas
14 5 (5.10%) CA
15 3 (3.06%) Genesys
15 3 (3.06%) Nortel
15 3 (3.06%) Verint
16 2 (2.04%) Citrix
17 1 (1.02%) CommVault