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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 66 36 56
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 14 36 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.40% 4.49% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 10.26% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
460 351 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.09% 43.77% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 157 169
Average daily rate £475 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £163 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 26
Average hourly rate £15.92 £28.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +43.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £47.50 £55.00
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 27 April 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 27 April 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
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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 -10 10 £425 +13.33% 1
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Puppet
3 11 (42.31%) CentOS
3 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
4 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
4 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (34.62%) Hudson
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon S3
5 9 (34.62%) Amazon ELB
5 9 (34.62%) Route 53
5 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
5 9 (34.62%) DevOps
6 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
6 8 (30.77%) Windows
7 7 (26.92%) MySQL
8 6 (23.08%) UNIX
8 6 (23.08%) SSL
8 6 (23.08%) Firmware
8 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 6 (23.08%) CESG
8 6 (23.08%) PKI
8 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
8 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone
8 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
1 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.69%) JBoss
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon S3
2 9 (34.62%) Route 53
2 9 (34.62%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) SSL
1 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
2 3 (11.54%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Hudson
3 3 (11.54%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SOA Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Middleware
2 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 2 (7.69%) Spring
2 2 (7.69%) JSF
2 2 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
1 6 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (23.08%) CESG
1 6 (23.08%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Open Source
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) CentOS
4 8 (30.77%) Windows
5 6 (23.08%) UNIX
5 6 (23.08%) Android
5 6 (23.08%) Apple iOS
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone 8
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Phone
6 3 (11.54%) Solaris
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Configuration Management
2 9 (34.62%) DevOps
3 8 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 6 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (11.54%) Auto-Scaling
7 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.85%) SOA
8 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (3.85%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Firmware
1 6 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Puppet
2 9 (34.62%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
3 1 (3.85%) yum
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) VMware
1 6 (23.08%) F5
2 3 (11.54%) RightScale
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (3.85%) Google