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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 27 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-10 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.13% 9.76% 5.19%
As % of the Vendors category 10.64% 19.83% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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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
94 121 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 38.84% 49.19% 53.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 18
Average daily rate £413 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 23 11
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.25 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.62% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.34 £13.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £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 April 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 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) Route 53
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon ELB
2 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
2 8 (80.00%) Hudson
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) CentOS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) RightScale
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) DNS
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) Jetty
1 1 (10.00%) nginx
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon S3
2 8 (80.00%) Route 53
2 8 (80.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (20.00%) SaaS
3 2 (20.00%) PaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (80.00%) Hudson
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (10.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) CentOS
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) RightScale
2 1 (10.00%) Google