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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.73% 4.74% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.81% 8.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£319 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +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%
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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
64 124 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 47.76% 58.77% 38.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 31 20
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.56 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £16.84 £37.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £42.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Chester region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) CentOS
2 16 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon S3
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (76.19%) RightScale
2 16 (76.19%) Puppet
2 16 (76.19%) Hudson
2 16 (76.19%) Route 53
2 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 16 (76.19%) Amazon ELB
2 16 (76.19%) Vagrant
2 16 (76.19%) DevOps
3 15 (71.43%) Open Source
3 15 (71.43%) DHCP
3 15 (71.43%) DNS
3 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 15 (71.43%) Maven
4 14 (66.67%) SaaS
4 14 (66.67%) PaaS
4 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (61.90%) QA
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
7 6 (28.57%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) JUnit
8 4 (19.05%) Servlets
8 4 (19.05%) Apache
8 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
8 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
1 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
1 4 (19.05%) Jetty
1 4 (19.05%) nginx
1 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon S3
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (76.19%) Route 53
1 16 (76.19%) Amazon ELB
2 14 (66.67%) SaaS
2 14 (66.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) DHCP
1 15 (71.43%) DNS
1 15 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (76.19%) Hudson
1 16 (76.19%) Jenkins
2 15 (71.43%) Maven
3 4 (19.05%) Cucumber
3 4 (19.05%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Servlets
2 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
3 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (71.43%) Open Source
2 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) CentOS
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (76.19%) DevOps
2 15 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) JVM Tuning
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Information Security
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 3 (14.29%) Analytics
4 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (19.05%) Ruby
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (61.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 16 (76.19%) Puppet
1 16 (76.19%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) RightScale
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
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