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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
North West / Cheshire
Rank 41 47 52
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.24% 2.92% 2.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 7.28% 4.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Median daily rate £413 £475 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £580 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.50%

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
218 357 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.95% 40.07% 48.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 199 176
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £226 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +37.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.98 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Knutsford +7 1 £400 -5.88%
Chester +3 1 £450 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) AIX
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Finance
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (25.00%) JBoss
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (20.00%) CentOS
7 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Clustering
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.00%) GIS
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA
8 3 (15.00%) Project Management
8 3 (15.00%) Middleware
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Veritas
8 3 (15.00%) Internet
8 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS

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 5 (25.00%) JBoss
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (5.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) GIS
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (10.00%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SAN Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (15.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) JAAS
4 1 (5.00%) Java SE
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 11 (55.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 4 (20.00%) CentOS
6 2 (10.00%) HPUX
6 2 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) Go
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Docker
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Veritas
1 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) RightScale
3 1 (5.00%) CA
3 1 (5.00%) IBM