The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 50 56 45
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.20% 1.53% 3.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 4.38% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
Median daily rate £405 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £313 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £28.59 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-30.03% -32.74%
Red Hat
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
329 320 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.67% 34.90% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 172 160
Median daily rate £413 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £550 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 25 28
Median hourly rate £14.86 £17.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.85% +38.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +11 9 £405 +35.00%
Knutsford +4 3 £388 -29.54%
Chester -12 2 £438 +25.00%
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 14 (40.00%) Unix
5 12 (34.29%) JBoss
6 11 (31.43%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle
8 9 (25.71%) AIX
8 9 (25.71%) Puppet
9 8 (22.86%) Windows
9 8 (22.86%) Clustering
9 8 (22.86%) Migration
10 7 (20.00%) Web Services
10 7 (20.00%) Solaris
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
11 6 (17.14%) REST
11 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.14%) HP
11 6 (17.14%) Internet
11 6 (17.14%) SOAP
11 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
11 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
12 5 (14.29%) CentOS
12 5 (14.29%) Smart Meter
12 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
12 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 5 (14.29%) Banking

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 12 (34.29%) JBoss
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Engine Yard
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Heroku
3 2 (5.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) Firewall
3 3 (8.57%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) LDAP
4 2 (5.71%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
1 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
2 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.86%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.86%) StarTeam
General
1 5 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) AIX Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) HPUX Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Smart Metering Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 6 (17.14%) REST
2 6 (17.14%) SOAP
3 5 (14.29%) XSD
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) LAMP
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) WAMP
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) MCollective
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) SAML
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
5 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
5 2 (5.71%) PMI
6 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.86%) HACMP
6 1 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 28 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (40.00%) Unix
4 9 (25.71%) AIX
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Solaris
7 5 (14.29%) CentOS
7 5 (14.29%) HPUX
8 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Migration
2 5 (14.29%) ArchiMate
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.43%) DevOps
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.71%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.71%) SDLC
5 2 (5.71%) Security Management
5 2 (5.71%) Server Hardening
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
5 2 (5.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) PHP
3 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) MCITP
2 3 (8.57%) MCTS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) RHCE
3 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
3 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.86%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (8.57%) UAG
4 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) vCloud
4 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.86%) GPFS
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.71%) Ansible
4 2 (5.71%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (5.71%) Cobbler
4 2 (5.71%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (5.71%) yum
5 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) Legato
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Axway
4 3 (8.57%) Brocade
4 3 (8.57%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) BMC
5 2 (5.71%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Veritas