The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 70 79 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 0.56% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 1.55% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 10
Average daily rate
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£422 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
656 516 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.70% 36.24% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 243 295
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 60 49
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the East Midlands region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +10 16 £422 +37.75%
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £475 +26.66% 3
Northamptonshire - 1 £425 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 38 (63.33%) UNIX
1 38 (63.33%) Configuration Management
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) VMware
4 26 (43.33%) Windows
5 25 (41.67%) Apache
5 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
7 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
7 20 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
8 17 (28.33%) Manufacturing
9 16 (26.67%) Java
9 16 (26.67%) MySQL
10 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
10 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
11 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (21.67%) DevOps
11 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (20.00%) hybris
12 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
12 12 (20.00%) Apache Solr
12 12 (20.00%) Retail
12 12 (20.00%) Oracle
13 11 (18.33%) Clustering

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (41.67%) Apache
2 17 (28.33%) Tomcat
3 12 (20.00%) Apache Solr
4 5 (8.33%) JBoss
5 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.00%) iPlanet
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.33%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.67%) DNS
2 7 (11.67%) SAN
3 6 (10.00%) Firewall
4 4 (6.67%) VLAN
4 4 (6.67%) SMTP
4 4 (6.67%) FTP
4 4 (6.67%) HTTP
4 4 (6.67%) HTTPS
5 3 (5.00%) FCoE
5 3 (5.00%) WAN
5 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.33%) NAS
6 2 (3.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Subversion
1 6 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (28.33%) Manufacturing
2 12 (20.00%) Retail
3 8 (13.33%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Architect
2 10 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 9 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.67%) UNIX Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Support Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (1.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (18.33%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.33%) Clustering
3 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (3.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (63.33%) UNIX
2 37 (61.67%) Linux
3 26 (43.33%) Windows
4 25 (41.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 20 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (15.00%) CentOS
7 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 5 (8.33%) HPUX
8 5 (8.33%) Solaris
9 4 (6.67%) SUSE
10 3 (5.00%) AIX
11 1 (1.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (63.33%) Configuration Management
2 20 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.33%) E-Commerce
4 13 (21.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (21.67%) DevOps
5 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.67%) ITIL
7 8 (13.33%) Scrum
7 8 (13.33%) B2B
7 8 (13.33%) B2C
7 8 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Load Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Open Source
9 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.67%) Patch Management
10 3 (5.00%) High Availability
10 3 (5.00%) Procure-to-pay
10 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) Java
2 10 (16.67%) Perl
2 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 10 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.33%) AWK
4 7 (11.67%) PHP
5 6 (10.00%) Python
5 6 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (5.00%) Korn
6 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.00%) C-shell
7 1 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 20 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 13 (21.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (13.33%) iptables
4 4 (6.67%) Docker
5 3 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (5.00%) KVM
5 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (5.00%) Samba
6 2 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (13.33%) HAProxy
3 6 (10.00%) Zenoss
4 4 (6.67%) Puppet
4 4 (6.67%) Nagios
4 4 (6.67%) SCOM
5 3 (5.00%) Pacemaker
6 2 (3.33%) OpenView
6 2 (3.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle
3 12 (20.00%) hybris
4 9 (15.00%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) Endeca
6 4 (6.67%) Google
6 4 (6.67%) NetApp
7 3 (5.00%) Veritas
7 3 (5.00%) F5
7 3 (5.00%) PlateSpin
7 3 (5.00%) Cisco
7 3 (5.00%) Sun
8 2 (3.33%) Cognos
8 2 (3.33%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Opsware
9 1 (1.67%) Dell