The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheltenham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.83% - 3.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 60.00% 53.66% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 20
Average daily rate £367 £310 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £373 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £38.75 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+187.03% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
4 7 (43.75%) RSS
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 7 (43.75%) CSS
4 7 (43.75%) PHP
4 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
4 7 (43.75%) Drupal
4 7 (43.75%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) Varnish
5 6 (37.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) VB
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) vSphere
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Network Security
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
6 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
7 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
8 3 (18.75%) HPUX
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) LAN
8 3 (18.75%) WAN
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 7 (43.75%) Drupal
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Network Security
3 3 (18.75%) LAN
3 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MSI
1 2 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Drupal Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) CSS
1 7 (43.75%) RSS
1 7 (43.75%) jQuery
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
1 1 (6.25%) IPTV
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Social Media
1 1 (6.25%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 3 (18.75%) HPUX
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) PHP
2 5 (31.25%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
3 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VirtualBox
2 6 (37.50%) Varnish
3 5 (31.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) Acronis
3 2 (12.50%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) 3Com
4 1 (6.25%) JBoss
4 1 (6.25%) Zend