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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 23 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 3.38% 2.88% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 5.33% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £319 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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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
51 75 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 34.46% 53.96% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 23 28
Average daily rate £388 £400 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +22.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 20
Average hourly rate £17.94 £38.25 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.11% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.55 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £44.91
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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 4 September 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 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (75.00%) Puppet
2 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (75.00%) DevOps
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon ELB
3 14 (70.00%) Vagrant
3 14 (70.00%) Hudson
3 14 (70.00%) Route 53
3 14 (70.00%) CentOS
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (70.00%) Amazon S3
4 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (45.00%) QA
5 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (40.00%) Open Source
6 8 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
6 8 (40.00%) Maven
7 6 (30.00%) Ruby
7 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (25.00%) Network Security
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Firewall
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Perl
9 4 (20.00%) UNIX
9 4 (20.00%) Google
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.00%) Jetty
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
1 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 18 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (70.00%) Amazon S3
2 14 (70.00%) Route 53
2 14 (70.00%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Firewall
1 5 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) DHCP
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 14 (70.00%) Hudson
3 8 (40.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Consultant
3 6 (30.00%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) CentOS
2 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) DevOps
2 11 (55.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (45.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 8 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (5.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Ruby
2 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Puppet
2 14 (70.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 3 (15.00%) RightScale
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix
3 1 (5.00%) VMware