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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 25 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 1.99% 0.58% 8.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 2.08% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +11.11%
Red Hat
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
58 48 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.41% 27.75% 50.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 21
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 18
Median hourly rate - £17.94 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Chester region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (50.00%) Hudson
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) RightScale
4 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (75.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) Hudson
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) RightScale