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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 36 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.72% 3.87% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 10.83% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.09 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.20% +50.98%
Red Hat
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
130 120 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.59% 35.71% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 88 101
Median daily rate £350 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -14.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (45.45%) Unix
5 4 (36.36%) HTTP
5 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (36.36%) Apache
5 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) PlateSpin
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Middleware
7 2 (18.18%) Windows
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) WAN
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) SSL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 7 (63.64%) JBoss
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) HTTP
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (18.18%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Maven
1 2 (18.18%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (27.27%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Test Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
5 1 (9.09%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (18.18%) DevOps
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) JVM Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
1 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 2 (18.18%) SDLC
1 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
1 2 (18.18%) Service Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
1 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
1 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) CA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) F5
1 2 (18.18%) PlateSpin
1 2 (18.18%) VMware