The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff 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 34 47 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.67% 1.00% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 9.56% 2.70% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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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South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 148 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 38.42% 36.91% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 92 64
Average daily rate £303 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.92% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £197 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +28.00%
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 Cardiff

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Cardiff region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (73.33%) JBoss
4 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 9 (60.00%) Maven
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
5 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (53.33%) JVM Tuning
5 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
5 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 8 (53.33%) DNS
5 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
6 7 (46.67%) Middleware
6 7 (46.67%) HTTP
6 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) J2EE
7 4 (26.67%) Puppet
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) DevOps
9 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (13.33%) Windows
9 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
9 2 (13.33%) VMware
9 2 (13.33%) Ansible
10 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
10 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
10 1 (6.67%) nginx

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 11 (73.33%) JBoss
2 8 (53.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) nginx
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 7 (46.67%) HTTP
2 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Maven
1 9 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) EAI Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) J2EE
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) CMDB
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
1 8 (53.33%) JVM Tuning
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) ITSM
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) EAI
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Apple