The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 16 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.33% - 14.29%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% - 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Average daily rate £350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Red Hat
Gloucestershire

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

Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
43 49 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 47.78% 33.11% 68.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 43
Average daily rate £325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £290 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £12.74 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.02% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £42.50 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) CentOS
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) JBoss

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) RHCE
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
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