Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 34 41
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7 +22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 56 60 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 5.15% 6.17% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.96% 20.55% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 69
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £475 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00% +5.43%
10th Percentile £358 £306 £285
90th Percentile £590 £638 £508
North East median daily rate £475 £425 £340
% change year-on-year +11.76% +25.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £35.00 - -
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 255 292 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 23.46% 30.04% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 208 418
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £156 £207 £223
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 16 52
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £12.75 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.10% -43.33% -15.09%
10th Percentile £10.75 £8.38 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.23 £55.75 £43.00
North East median hourly rate £15.68 £13.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.58% -42.22% +26.62%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 -8 55 £475 +11.76% 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
North East

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (64.29%) Puppet
3 32 (57.14%) Ansible
3 32 (57.14%) DevOps
4 27 (48.21%) Docker
5 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
6 25 (44.64%) CentOS
7 23 (41.07%) Jenkins
8 22 (39.29%) GitLab
8 22 (39.29%) MySQL
9 21 (37.50%) Kubernetes
9 21 (37.50%) Terraform
10 20 (35.71%) MongoDB
11 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
11 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
12 17 (30.36%) Python
12 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
12 17 (30.36%) Microservices
13 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
13 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
13 15 (26.79%) Bash Shell
14 14 (25.00%) HTTP
14 14 (25.00%) SonarQube
15 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
15 12 (21.43%) JIRA
15 12 (21.43%) Confluence
15 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
15 12 (21.43%) Oracle
15 12 (21.43%) Java
15 12 (21.43%) JavaScript

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 12 (21.43%) Confluence
2 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (19.64%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (17.86%) Slack
4 9 (16.07%) Amazon S3
5 8 (14.29%) OpenShift
6 7 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (12.50%) iPaaS
6 7 (12.50%) Route 53
6 7 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (5.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (5.36%) IaaS
9 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (3.57%) Serverless
10 1 (1.79%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) Firewall
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 3 (5.36%) VLAN
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) HSPA
5 1 (1.79%) BGP
5 1 (1.79%) DHCP
5 1 (1.79%) DNS
5 1 (1.79%) NAS
5 1 (1.79%) OSPF
5 1 (1.79%) SAN
5 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) MySQL
2 20 (35.71%) MongoDB
3 8 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Jenkins
2 22 (39.29%) GitLab
3 14 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 12 (21.43%) Artifactory
4 12 (21.43%) JIRA
5 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.93%) Bitbucket
7 4 (7.14%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (3.57%) Maven
9 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.79%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Administrator
3 13 (23.21%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.50%) Server Administrator
6 6 (10.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) AWS DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Automation Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior DevOps
9 2 (3.57%) Server Specialist
9 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Node.js
2 9 (16.07%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.36%) REST
3 3 (5.36%) RESTful
4 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 2 (3.57%) Spring Boot
4 2 (3.57%) Zuul
5 1 (1.79%) J2EE
5 1 (1.79%) JSON
5 1 (1.79%) Middleware
5 1 (1.79%) SOAP
5 1 (1.79%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Private Cloud
2 7 (12.50%) Public Cloud
3 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (44.64%) CentOS
3 9 (16.07%) Unix
4 7 (12.50%) Debian
5 5 (8.93%) Windows
6 2 (3.57%) Fedora
6 2 (3.57%) SUSE
6 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) DevOps
2 18 (32.14%) Configuration Management
3 17 (30.36%) Microservices
4 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 12 (21.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (19.64%) Migration
5 11 (19.64%) Open Source
6 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (14.29%) Security Hardening
9 7 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 6 (10.71%) Coaching
10 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 6 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
11 5 (8.93%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Python
2 15 (26.79%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.43%) Java
3 12 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 10 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 7 (12.50%) Perl
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (3.57%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.79%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 27 (48.21%) Docker
2 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (12.50%) XenApp
4 7 (12.50%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.93%) Gluster
5 5 (8.93%) KVM
5 5 (8.93%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (64.29%) Puppet
2 32 (57.14%) Ansible
3 21 (37.50%) Kubernetes
3 21 (37.50%) Terraform
4 15 (26.79%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (16.07%) vMotion
6 8 (14.29%) Grafana
6 8 (14.29%) Packer
6 8 (14.29%) Prometheus
7 7 (12.50%) Rancher
7 7 (12.50%) SCCM
7 7 (12.50%) SCOM
7 7 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 7 (12.50%) vCenter Server
8 5 (8.93%) CloudForms
8 5 (8.93%) HAProxy
9 3 (5.36%) Nagios
10 2 (3.57%) Check_MK
10 2 (3.57%) Consul
10 2 (3.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) Red Hat
2 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 11 (19.64%) HP
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 8 (14.29%) BMC
5 8 (14.29%) EMC
6 7 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 7 (12.50%) Black Duck
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco
7 3 (5.36%) Dynatrace
8 2 (3.57%) EnterpriseDB
8 2 (3.57%) Google
8 2 (3.57%) Pega
8 2 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft