The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Cheshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 41 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.02% 0.53% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 6.33% 1.06% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +41.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £425 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £425 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
379 376 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 47.67% 49.41% 55.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 132 248
Average daily rate £323 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £204 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 30 26
Average hourly rate £12.50 £35.00 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.28% +75.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £44.96 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Red Hat
North West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
(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
Warrington - 5 - - 1
Chester - 4 £238 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £195 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (50.82%) CentOS
2 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
2 28 (45.90%) Amazon EC2
2 28 (45.90%) Amazon S3
2 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (45.90%) Puppet
2 28 (45.90%) Hudson
2 28 (45.90%) Route 53
2 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 28 (45.90%) Amazon ELB
2 28 (45.90%) Vagrant
3 27 (44.26%) DevOps
4 26 (42.62%) RightScale
4 26 (42.62%) Linux
5 23 (37.70%) DHCP
5 23 (37.70%) DNS
5 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
5 23 (37.70%) Firewall
5 23 (37.70%) Open Source
5 23 (37.70%) Maven
6 20 (32.79%) QA
7 17 (27.87%) SaaS
7 17 (27.87%) PaaS
8 15 (24.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (24.59%) UNIX
9 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.31%) VMware
10 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
11 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
12 10 (16.39%) Apache

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 11 (18.03%) Tomcat
2 10 (16.39%) Apache
3 9 (14.75%) OpenStack
4 7 (11.48%) Jetty
4 7 (11.48%) nginx
4 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.56%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.56%) IIS
5 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.56%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Office
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon EC2
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon S3
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon AWS
1 28 (45.90%) Route 53
1 28 (45.90%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (27.87%) SaaS
2 17 (27.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) DHCP
1 23 (37.70%) DNS
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 7 (11.48%) HTTP
3 5 (8.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (11.48%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (11.48%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (45.90%) Hudson
1 28 (45.90%) Jenkins
2 23 (37.70%) Maven
3 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.48%) JUnit
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
General
1 5 (8.20%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Advertising
2 4 (6.56%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (9.84%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (6.56%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle SOA Developer
4 4 (6.56%) SOA Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (4.92%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Storage Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (1.64%) Technical Leader
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Specialist
7 1 (1.64%) Support Specialist
7 1 (1.64%) Applications Support
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Servlets
2 5 (8.20%) Middleware
3 4 (6.56%) XML
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.70%) Open Source
2 2 (3.28%) HACMP
2 2 (3.28%) Wiki
2 2 (3.28%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) CentOS
2 26 (42.62%) Linux
3 15 (24.59%) UNIX
3 15 (24.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (8.20%) Windows
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.56%) Solaris
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Continuous Integration
2 27 (44.26%) DevOps
3 23 (37.70%) Configuration Management
4 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.48%) Performance Testing
4 7 (11.48%) JVM Tuning
5 6 (9.84%) Validation
6 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.56%) SOA
8 3 (4.92%) Information Security
8 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Shell Script
2 9 (14.75%) Ruby
2 9 (14.75%) Java
3 6 (9.84%) Perl
4 3 (4.92%) SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Python
5 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (6.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (32.79%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.28%) PowerHA
3 2 (3.28%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 28 (45.90%) Puppet
1 28 (45.90%) Vagrant
2 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (3.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (42.62%) RightScale
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) SAP
4 9 (14.75%) Veeam
4 9 (14.75%) Adobe
4 9 (14.75%) Citrix
4 9 (14.75%) CA
4 9 (14.75%) Symantec
4 9 (14.75%) McAfee
4 9 (14.75%) Sophos
4 9 (14.75%) Becrypt
4 9 (14.75%) Cyber-Ark
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
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