The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 22 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.00% 3.00% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 8.06% 6.25% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £327
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Vendors Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
62 48 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 49.60% 48.00% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 19 30
Average daily rate £300 £290 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +61.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Belfast region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Red Hat
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Multicast
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
3 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Actimize
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Equities
4 1 (20.00%) Reuters
4 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Ab Initio
1 2 (40.00%) Actimize
2 1 (20.00%) Reuters
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg