The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank - 13 18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 4.55% 2.91%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.09% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year
- +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £33.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-40.29% +36.73%
Red Hat
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
79 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 62.20% 50.00% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 20 21
Median daily rate £210 £188 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £175 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £410 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the County Antrim region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim