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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 58 78 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -37
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 1 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.12% 0.086% 3.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 0.26% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 16
Median daily rate £425 £475 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £368
% change year-on-year
- +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.75%
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
352 384 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.89% 33.16% 43.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 246 153
Median daily rate £411 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.74% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 30
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.23 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 - 4 £453 - 2
Chester +4 3 £425 -10.52%
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
3 15 (42.86%) Unix
4 14 (40.00%) JBoss
5 11 (31.43%) Java
5 11 (31.43%) Oracle
5 11 (31.43%) Puppet
6 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (28.57%) Clustering
7 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (22.86%) AIX
7 8 (22.86%) HP
7 8 (22.86%) CentOS
7 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
8 7 (20.00%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) Internet
8 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 6 (17.14%) SOAP
9 6 (17.14%) DNS
9 6 (17.14%) Solaris
9 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
9 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
9 6 (17.14%) Banking
9 6 (17.14%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) ArchiMate
10 5 (14.29%) Finance
10 5 (14.29%) Smart Meter
10 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell

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 14 (40.00%) JBoss
2 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Route 53
3 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.71%) Engine Yard
3 2 (5.71%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Internet
2 6 (17.14%) DNS
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) DHCP
4 3 (8.57%) Firewall
4 3 (8.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) LDAP
5 2 (5.71%) Network Security
5 2 (5.71%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.43%) Hudson
2 4 (11.43%) Vagrant
3 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
3 3 (8.57%) StarTeam
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 6 (17.14%) Banking
2 5 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Systems Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
4 3 (8.57%) HPUX Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Integration Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
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 4 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (5.71%) .NET
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.71%) JSP
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) MCollective
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) WAMP
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) SAML
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Clustering
2 5 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 4 (11.43%) Internet of Things
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
5 2 (5.71%) PMI
6 1 (2.86%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 23 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Unix
4 8 (22.86%) AIX
4 8 (22.86%) CentOS
5 6 (17.14%) Solaris
6 5 (14.29%) HPUX
7 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.71%) Windows
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 7 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (14.29%) ArchiMate
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) UML
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.57%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
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 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (8.57%) Python
3 3 (8.57%) Ruby
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Bourne shell
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) AWS Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
1 2 (5.71%) MCTS
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) PMI Certification
1 2 (5.71%) RHCE
2 1 (2.86%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) UAG
3 2 (5.71%) vCloud
4 1 (2.86%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Puppet
2 6 (17.14%) Data Guard
3 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
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%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (5.71%) yum
5 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.86%) Legato
5 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) VMware
2 11 (31.43%) Oracle
3 8 (22.86%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Axway
5 2 (5.71%) BMC
5 2 (5.71%) Brocade
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) RightScale
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) EMC
6 1 (2.86%) Sun