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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 68 64 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 16 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.85% 1.63% 5.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.71% 3.62% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 12
Median daily rate £405 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £29.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+26.35% -10.50%
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
512 442 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 49.85% 45.06% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 249 154
Median daily rate £425 £488 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +52.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £700 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 31
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington - 10 £405 -
Knutsford -6 3 £425 -22.72%
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 42 (89.36%) Linux
2 38 (80.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (48.94%) Unix
4 19 (40.43%) VMware
5 18 (38.30%) AIX
6 17 (36.17%) JBoss
7 15 (31.91%) Java
8 14 (29.79%) Windows
8 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
9 12 (25.53%) Oracle
10 11 (23.40%) Solaris
10 11 (23.40%) Internet
10 11 (23.40%) Migration
11 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.15%) Clustering
12 9 (19.15%) Apache
12 9 (19.15%) HPUX
13 8 (17.02%) SSL
13 8 (17.02%) IBM
13 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
13 8 (17.02%) Puppet
14 7 (14.89%) REST
14 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
14 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
14 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
14 7 (14.89%) Web Services
14 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (14.89%) Middleware
15 6 (12.77%) Sun

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 17 (36.17%) JBoss
2 9 (19.15%) Apache
3 7 (14.89%) Tomcat
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (10.64%) WebLogic
5 4 (8.51%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (8.51%) iPlanet
5 4 (8.51%) OpenStack
5 4 (8.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 3 (6.38%) IIS
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.26%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (4.26%) Engine Yard
3 2 (4.26%) GitHub
3 2 (4.26%) Heroku
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.13%) IaaS
4 1 (2.13%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) Internet
2 8 (17.02%) SSL
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 4 (8.51%) HTTP
5 2 (4.26%) Firewall
5 2 (4.26%) LAN
5 2 (4.26%) LDAP
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) DHCP
6 1 (2.13%) SAN
6 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Introscope
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Hudson
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
4 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (14.89%) Architect
2 6 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (12.77%) Systems Architect
3 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 4 (8.51%) Technical Manager
4 3 (6.38%) Developer
4 3 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Applications Manager
5 2 (4.26%) Consultant
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Integration Architect
5 2 (4.26%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.26%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Systems Integration Architect
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) Middleware
1 7 (14.89%) REST
1 7 (14.89%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) SOAP
3 5 (10.64%) XSD
4 3 (6.38%) .NET
4 3 (6.38%) LAMP
4 3 (6.38%) WAMP
4 3 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 2 (4.26%) JSP
5 2 (4.26%) MCollective
6 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.13%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.13%) SAML
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (19.15%) Clustering
3 5 (10.64%) Smart Meter
4 4 (8.51%) Internet of Things
5 2 (4.26%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.26%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.26%) PMI
5 2 (4.26%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.13%) HACMP
6 1 (2.13%) iPad
6 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 42 (89.36%) Linux
2 38 (80.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (48.94%) Unix
4 18 (38.30%) AIX
5 14 (29.79%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) Solaris
7 9 (19.15%) HPUX
8 4 (8.51%) CentOS
9 3 (6.38%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Migration
2 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) ArchiMate
4 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (8.51%) Load Balancing
4 4 (8.51%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) UML
5 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.38%) DevOps
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL
6 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.26%) SDLC
6 2 (4.26%) Security Management
6 2 (4.26%) Server Hardening
6 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 1 (2.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
3 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) Jython
4 5 (10.64%) Korn
5 3 (6.38%) PHP
5 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) Ruby
5 3 (6.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.13%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) MCITP
3 3 (6.38%) MCTS
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.38%) RHCE
4 2 (4.26%) AWS Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.13%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.38%) UAG
4 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) vCloud
5 1 (2.13%) GPFS
5 1 (2.13%) KVM
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Puppet
2 6 (12.77%) Data Guard
3 4 (8.51%) CA Wily
4 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.38%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (4.26%) Ansible
5 2 (4.26%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (4.26%) Nagios
5 2 (4.26%) yum
6 1 (2.13%) Legato
6 1 (2.13%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) VMware
2 12 (25.53%) Oracle
3 8 (17.02%) IBM
4 6 (12.77%) HP
4 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 6 (12.77%) Sun
5 4 (8.51%) CA
6 3 (6.38%) Axway
6 3 (6.38%) Brocade
7 2 (4.26%) BMC
7 2 (4.26%) PlateSpin
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Rally
8 1 (2.13%) Veritas