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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 17 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.85% - 1.42%
As % of the Vendors category 6.52% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£338 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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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
46 33 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 58.97% 31.43% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 12 35
Average daily rate £175 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £192 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £356 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Red Hat
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Drools
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Drools
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft