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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 56 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.78% 0.21% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.68% 0.53% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
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£381 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
353 378 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.29% 40.51% 48.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 169 173
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 40 36
Average hourly rate £18.13 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.54% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £44.90 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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
Knutsford - 1 £363 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 26 (55.32%) Configuration Management
3 22 (46.81%) CentOS
3 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (42.55%) UNIX
4 20 (42.55%) Puppet
5 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
5 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (34.04%) Vagrant
7 15 (31.91%) DevOps
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (29.79%) Route 53
8 14 (29.79%) RightScale
8 14 (29.79%) QA
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon S3
8 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
9 11 (23.40%) Finance
9 11 (23.40%) Maven
9 11 (23.40%) DHCP
9 11 (23.40%) DNS
10 10 (21.28%) Windows
10 10 (21.28%) Java
10 10 (21.28%) Oracle
10 10 (21.28%) Hudson
11 9 (19.15%) MySQL
11 9 (19.15%) Solaris
12 8 (17.02%) Firewall
12 8 (17.02%) Open Source
12 8 (17.02%) SaaS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 7 (14.89%) Apache
2 5 (10.64%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (6.38%) JBoss
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 2 (4.26%) nginx
5 2 (4.26%) Jetty
5 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon ELB
1 14 (29.79%) Route 53
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon S3
1 14 (29.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) SaaS
2 8 (17.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) DHCP
1 11 (23.40%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) Firewall
3 6 (12.77%) SSL
3 6 (12.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (8.51%) HTTP
5 2 (4.26%) Network Security
6 1 (2.13%) VLAN
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) FTP
6 1 (2.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Jenkins
2 11 (23.40%) Maven
3 10 (21.28%) Hudson
4 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.26%) JUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 11 (23.40%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Retail
2 3 (6.38%) Advertising
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Administrator
4 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) UNIX Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle SOA Developer
7 3 (6.38%) SOA Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) AIX Administrator
8 2 (4.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Middleware Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.13%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) Spring
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (6.38%) Servlets
2 3 (6.38%) XML
2 3 (6.38%) XSLT
3 2 (4.26%) XSD
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 2 (4.26%) LAMP
3 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.26%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.13%) Grails
4 1 (2.13%) OC4J
4 1 (2.13%) SAX
4 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.13%) XML Schema
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Open Source
1 8 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.77%) CESG
2 6 (12.77%) PKI
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.77%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.26%) HACMP
3 2 (4.26%) LPAR
3 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Statistics
4 1 (2.13%) Tandem
4 1 (2.13%) AS400
4 1 (2.13%) Chemistry
4 1 (2.13%) Biology
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 27 (57.45%) Linux
2 22 (46.81%) CentOS
2 22 (46.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (42.55%) UNIX
4 10 (21.28%) Windows
5 9 (19.15%) Solaris
6 7 (14.89%) Android
7 6 (12.77%) AIX
7 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone
7 6 (12.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.13%) VMS
8 1 (2.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Configuration Management
2 18 (38.30%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (31.91%) DevOps
4 6 (12.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (10.64%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.38%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (4.26%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.13%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) Java
2 4 (8.51%) Python
2 4 (8.51%) Perl
2 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 2 (4.26%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) C++
4 2 (4.26%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.26%) Ruby
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.13%) R
5 1 (2.13%) XPath
5 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (29.79%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (12.77%) Firmware
3 3 (6.38%) GPFS
4 1 (2.13%) PowerHA
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (42.55%) Puppet
2 16 (34.04%) Vagrant
3 6 (12.77%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) yum
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Ganglia
6 1 (2.13%) CA Wily
6 1 (2.13%) Foglight
6 1 (2.13%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (2.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (29.79%) RightScale
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) VMware
4 6 (12.77%) F5
5 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 4 (8.51%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (2.13%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (2.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.13%) Sun
6 1 (2.13%) HP
6 1 (2.13%) EMC
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp