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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 44 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 31 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.28% 1.04% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 8.49% 2.13% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 0
Average daily rate £475 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
365 375 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.67% 48.64% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 186 164
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 34
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.13 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -42.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.60 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +1 14 £493 +41.21% 1
Knutsford 0 5 £500 +37.93%
Chester - 3 £300 - 2
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 31 (79.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Linux
3 24 (61.54%) Unix
4 19 (48.72%) AIX
4 19 (48.72%) Data Centre
5 17 (43.59%) Windows
6 16 (41.03%) Migration
7 14 (35.90%) Solaris
7 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
8 13 (33.33%) VMware
9 12 (30.77%) HPUX
10 11 (28.21%) IBM
11 10 (25.64%) JBoss
12 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
13 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
13 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
13 7 (17.95%) Perl
13 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
14 6 (15.38%) Middleware
14 6 (15.38%) Finance
15 5 (12.82%) Clustering
15 5 (12.82%) Jython
15 5 (12.82%) Java
15 5 (12.82%) SSL
15 5 (12.82%) Sun
15 5 (12.82%) Internet
15 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
15 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (12.82%) Korn

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 10 (25.64%) JBoss
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere
2 9 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (17.95%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (10.26%) iPlanet
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.56%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
1 5 (12.82%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
3 1 (2.56%) WAN
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Hudson
1 4 (10.26%) Introscope
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (12.82%) Consultant
2 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Manager
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Server Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Server Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Solaris Consultant
5 1 (2.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) Middleware
2 5 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.56%) JSON
3 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 29 (74.36%) Linux
3 24 (61.54%) Unix
4 19 (48.72%) AIX
5 17 (43.59%) Windows
6 14 (35.90%) Solaris
7 12 (30.77%) HPUX
8 2 (5.13%) CentOS
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
5 1 (2.56%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (2.56%) Defect Management
5 1 (2.56%) DevOps
5 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Management
5 1 (2.56%) Security Patching
5 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
5 1 (2.56%) Test Management
5 1 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Perl
1 7 (17.95%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.82%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Jython
2 5 (12.82%) Korn
3 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas File System
2 2 (5.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.56%) KVM
3 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) CA Wily
2 3 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) VMware
2 11 (28.21%) IBM
3 5 (12.82%) Sun
4 4 (10.26%) CA
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.13%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) PlateSpin
6 2 (5.13%) Veritas
7 1 (2.56%) Axway
7 1 (2.56%) Citrix
7 1 (2.56%) Rally
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