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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 22 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.54% - 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 6.25% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
48 74 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.68% 53.24% 39.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 34
Average daily rate £360 £376 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% -1.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £300 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £495 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.84 £34.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.65% -50.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.09 £14.00 £23.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.13 £52.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Hudson
3 1 (25.00%) Route 53
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Hudson
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) CentOS
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Application Discovery
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PlateSpin