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 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 39 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 27 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.42% 2.41% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 7.78% 5.24% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 6
Average daily rate
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£430 £280 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.57% -24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £225 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £388 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
347 420 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.98% 45.95% 53.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 192 257
Average daily rate £400 £338 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £230 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 29
Average hourly rate £16.92 £31.56 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.37% +106.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £16.84 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 September 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 23 September 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 +6 8 £400 - 5
Crewe - 2 - - 1
Knutsford +8 1 - -
Daresbury - - - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (46.77%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) CentOS
3 23 (37.10%) UNIX
4 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
5 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
6 20 (32.26%) Puppet
7 19 (30.65%) Hudson
7 19 (30.65%) Route 53
7 19 (30.65%) Vagrant
7 19 (30.65%) Amazon ELB
7 19 (30.65%) Amazon EC2
7 19 (30.65%) Amazon S3
7 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (30.65%) RightScale
7 19 (30.65%) DevOps
7 19 (30.65%) DHCP
7 19 (30.65%) DNS
7 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
7 19 (30.65%) Maven
8 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (27.42%) SaaS
8 17 (27.42%) PaaS
9 16 (25.81%) Open Source
9 16 (25.81%) QA
9 16 (25.81%) Firewall
10 13 (20.97%) Oracle
11 12 (19.35%) Java
11 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
12 11 (17.74%) VMware

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (17.74%) Apache
2 10 (16.13%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.68%) IIS
3 6 (9.68%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (8.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (6.45%) Jetty
5 4 (6.45%) nginx
5 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.61%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 3 (4.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon EC2
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon S3
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon AWS
1 19 (30.65%) Route 53
1 19 (30.65%) Amazon ELB
2 17 (27.42%) SaaS
2 17 (27.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) DHCP
1 19 (30.65%) DNS
2 16 (25.81%) Firewall
3 6 (9.68%) HTTP
4 3 (4.84%) Network Security
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (6.45%) Big Data
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
5 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.61%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (33.87%) Jenkins
2 19 (30.65%) Hudson
2 19 (30.65%) Maven
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.23%) Subversion
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Advertising
3 4 (6.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (17.74%) Administrator
3 10 (16.13%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle SOA Developer
6 5 (8.06%) SOA Developer
7 4 (6.45%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Storage Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Middleware Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
10 1 (1.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Software Licensing Specialist
10 1 (1.61%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) Middleware
2 7 (11.29%) XML
3 5 (8.06%) Servlets
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (4.84%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.84%) XSLT
4 3 (4.84%) Spring
5 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 2 (3.23%) JSON
5 2 (3.23%) XSD
5 2 (3.23%) HTML
5 2 (3.23%) .NET
5 2 (3.23%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.61%) J2EE
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) J2SE
6 1 (1.61%) JMS
6 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.61%) SAX
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (25.81%) Open Source
3 3 (4.84%) Wiki
4 2 (3.23%) LPAR
4 2 (3.23%) HACMP
5 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) AS400
5 1 (1.61%) Tandem
5 1 (1.61%) Statistics
5 1 (1.61%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.61%) Biology
5 1 (1.61%) Life Science
5 1 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Linux
2 25 (40.32%) CentOS
3 23 (37.10%) UNIX
4 22 (35.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (14.52%) Solaris
6 7 (11.29%) Windows
7 6 (9.68%) AIX
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.61%) Android
9 1 (1.61%) VMS
9 1 (1.61%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.87%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (30.65%) Configuration Management
2 19 (30.65%) DevOps
3 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (11.29%) SOA
3 7 (11.29%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.45%) Validation
4 4 (6.45%) JVM Tuning
5 3 (4.84%) Analytics
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (4.84%) Information Security
5 3 (4.84%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL
5 3 (4.84%) Performance Management
5 3 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.84%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.23%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) Java
1 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
2 7 (11.29%) Perl
3 6 (9.68%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 3 (4.84%) PHP
5 3 (4.84%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.23%) C#
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) R
7 1 (1.61%) XPath
7 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PhD
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.84%) GPFS
4 2 (3.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) Puppet
2 19 (30.65%) Vagrant
3 2 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) Foglight
4 1 (1.61%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.61%) Ganglia
4 1 (1.61%) CA Wily
4 1 (1.61%) YUM
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) RightScale
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 11 (17.74%) Microsoft
3 11 (17.74%) VMware
4 9 (14.52%) Cyber-Ark
5 7 (11.29%) Veeam
5 7 (11.29%) Becrypt
5 7 (11.29%) Citrix
5 7 (11.29%) CA
5 7 (11.29%) Symantec
5 7 (11.29%) McAfee
5 7 (11.29%) Sophos
5 7 (11.29%) Adobe
5 7 (11.29%) SAP
6 3 (4.84%) JBoss
6 3 (4.84%) IBM
6 3 (4.84%) Splunk
7 1 (1.61%) Tumbleweed
7 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.61%) Sun
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