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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 36 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 29 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.03% 1.82% 1.03%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 4.09% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £300 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -13.63%
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
370 440 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.46% 44.44% 48.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 192 214
Average daily rate £395 £375 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 48 23
Average hourly rate £18.50 £31.56 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £56.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 2014.

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 26 November 2014. 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
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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
Chester +9 12 £400 - 1
Knutsford - 4 £244 -
Crewe - 2 - -
Wilmslow - - - -
Daresbury - - - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (43.40%) CentOS
3 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
4 22 (41.51%) UNIX
5 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (33.96%) Puppet
5 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
6 16 (30.19%) Vagrant
7 15 (28.30%) DevOps
8 14 (26.42%) Amazon ELB
8 14 (26.42%) RightScale
8 14 (26.42%) Route 53
8 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
8 14 (26.42%) Amazon S3
8 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (26.42%) Oracle
8 14 (26.42%) QA
9 13 (24.53%) Finance
9 13 (24.53%) Windows
10 11 (20.75%) Java
10 11 (20.75%) DHCP
10 11 (20.75%) DNS
10 11 (20.75%) VMware
10 11 (20.75%) Maven
11 10 (18.87%) Middleware
11 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
11 10 (18.87%) Hudson
12 9 (16.98%) Solaris
13 8 (15.09%) MySQL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 (13.21%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) IIS
2 6 (11.32%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.55%) OpenStack
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) JBoss
6 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.77%) Jetty
6 2 (3.77%) nginx
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.89%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon ELB
1 14 (26.42%) Route 53
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon EC2
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon S3
1 14 (26.42%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.09%) SaaS
2 8 (15.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DHCP
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) Firewall
3 5 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (9.43%) SSL
4 4 (7.55%) HTTP
5 2 (3.77%) Network Security
6 1 (1.89%) LDAP
6 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (33.96%) Jenkins
2 11 (20.75%) Maven
3 10 (18.87%) Hudson
4 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
5 2 (3.77%) JUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 5 (9.43%) SOA Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) UNIX Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) AIX Administrator
7 2 (3.77%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Consultant
7 2 (3.77%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.89%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.87%) Middleware
2 7 (13.21%) XML
3 5 (9.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.66%) Servlets
4 3 (5.66%) XSLT
4 3 (5.66%) Spring
5 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) LAMP
5 2 (3.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.77%) .NET
5 2 (3.77%) XSD
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.89%) OC4J
6 1 (1.89%) DOM
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
6 1 (1.89%) J2SE
6 1 (1.89%) J2EE
6 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.89%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Open Source
1 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.43%) PKI
2 5 (9.43%) CESG
3 3 (5.66%) Wiki
4 2 (3.77%) HACMP
4 2 (3.77%) LPAR
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.89%) AS400
5 1 (1.89%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.89%) Biology
5 1 (1.89%) Life Science
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Linux
2 26 (49.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (43.40%) CentOS
4 22 (41.51%) UNIX
5 13 (24.53%) Windows
6 9 (16.98%) Solaris
7 6 (11.32%) Android
8 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
8 5 (9.43%) Windows Phone
8 5 (9.43%) Windows Phone 8
8 5 (9.43%) AIX
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.89%) HPUX
10 1 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Configuration Management
2 18 (33.96%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (28.30%) DevOps
4 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (15.09%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (13.21%) SOA
6 5 (9.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
7 3 (5.66%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.77%) JVM Tuning
8 2 (3.77%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.89%) Change Management
9 1 (1.89%) Validation
9 1 (1.89%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) Java
2 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.43%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Python
4 4 (7.55%) Ruby
5 3 (5.66%) Bash Shell
5 3 (5.66%) PHP
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Perl
6 2 (3.77%) C#
7 1 (1.89%) R
7 1 (1.89%) C++
7 1 (1.89%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) PhD
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.42%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.43%) Firmware
3 4 (7.55%) VMware ESX
3 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.66%) GPFS
5 1 (1.89%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 18 (33.96%) Puppet
2 16 (30.19%) Vagrant
3 6 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (3.77%) YUM
4 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.89%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.89%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.89%) Nagios
5 1 (1.89%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.89%) Foglight
5 1 (1.89%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) RightScale
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 11 (20.75%) VMware
3 8 (15.09%) Cyber-Ark
4 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.43%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Becrypt
7 1 (1.89%) Veeam
7 1 (1.89%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.89%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) EMC
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) CA
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) Sun
7 1 (1.89%) Symantec
7 1 (1.89%) McAfee
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