The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 27 35 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.63% 1.95% 5.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 4.82% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 6
Average daily rate
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- £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +33.33%
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Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Vendors Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 48.75% 40.49% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 26 17
Average daily rate £400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £165 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 19
Average hourly rate £14.35 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.01% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £25.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.13 £52.50 £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 Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Chester region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 12 (92.31%) CentOS
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon S3
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
1 12 (92.31%) Route 53
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon ELB
1 12 (92.31%) Vagrant
2 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (76.92%) QA
4 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
4 9 (69.23%) RightScale
5 8 (61.54%) Hudson
6 6 (46.15%) Maven
7 5 (38.46%) Firewall
7 5 (38.46%) DHCP
7 5 (38.46%) DNS
7 5 (38.46%) Open Source
7 5 (38.46%) SaaS
7 5 (38.46%) PaaS
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
9 2 (15.38%) HTTP
9 2 (15.38%) Java
9 2 (15.38%) Servlets
9 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
9 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) Jetty
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon S3
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (92.31%) Route 53
1 12 (92.31%) Amazon ELB
2 5 (38.46%) SaaS
2 5 (38.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DHCP
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 2 (15.38%) Network Security
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Jenkins
2 8 (61.54%) Hudson
3 6 (46.15%) Maven
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) DOM
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
2 1 (7.69%) J2SE
2 1 (7.69%) JMS
2 1 (7.69%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.69%) SAX
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Grails
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (84.62%) DevOps
2 9 (69.23%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Ruby
2 1 (7.69%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (92.31%) Puppet
1 12 (92.31%) Vagrant
2 4 (30.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) RightScale