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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 7 15 16
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 2 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 14.66% 2.78% 12.79%
As % of the Vendors category 21.52% 7.41% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 42
Average daily rate £300 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 27 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 68.10% 37.50% 49.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 16 115
Average daily rate £325 £410 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.69% -8.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 15
Average hourly rate £33.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
Gloucestershire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) RSS
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) PHP
4 7 (41.18%) Drupal
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) VirtualBox
5 6 (35.29%) Varnish
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 5 (29.41%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Solaris
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Firewall
6 5 (29.41%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
6 5 (29.41%) Network Design
6 5 (29.41%) Network Security
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
8 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
8 3 (17.65%) HPUX
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (41.18%) Drupal
2 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 3 (17.65%) LAN
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) SSH
5 2 (11.76%) DHCP
5 2 (11.76%) FTP
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
1 2 (11.76%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Drupal Developer
1 7 (41.18%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Storage Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) UNIX Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Server Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) RSS
1 7 (41.18%) CSS
1 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 3 (17.65%) HPUX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.88%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) PHP
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Korn
3 3 (17.65%) Bourne shell
4 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) C
4 2 (11.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VirtualBox
2 6 (35.29%) Varnish
3 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (29.41%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.76%) NFS
4 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) 3Com
3 2 (11.76%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) StorageTek
3 2 (11.76%) Veritas
3 2 (11.76%) Acronis
4 1 (5.88%) Zend