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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 74 74 76
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.19% 1.31% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.10% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 13
Average daily rate
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£418 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.74% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £215 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -5.85%
Red Hat
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
631 612 652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.36% 42.24% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 292 323
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 £175 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.13 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 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 +7 16 £422 +37.75%
Nottinghamshire -8 2 £400 +45.45% 4
Northamptonshire -12 1 - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (64.52%) UNIX
2 38 (61.29%) Linux
2 38 (61.29%) Configuration Management
3 28 (45.16%) VMware
4 27 (43.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (43.55%) Windows
5 26 (41.94%) Apache
6 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
6 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
7 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (32.26%) Windows XP
7 20 (32.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 20 (32.26%) VMware ESX
8 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
9 17 (27.42%) Java
9 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
10 16 (25.81%) MySQL
11 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
12 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
13 13 (20.97%) Oracle
13 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
13 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (20.97%) DevOps
13 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
14 12 (19.35%) Apache Solr
14 12 (19.35%) hybris
14 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.35%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 26 (41.94%) Apache
2 18 (29.03%) Tomcat
3 12 (19.35%) Apache Solr
4 6 (9.68%) JBoss
5 3 (4.84%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) iPlanet
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.23%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.23%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Project
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) DNS
3 7 (11.29%) SAN
4 6 (9.68%) Firewall
5 5 (8.06%) VLAN
6 4 (6.45%) HTTPS
6 4 (6.45%) FTP
6 4 (6.45%) HTTP
6 4 (6.45%) LDAP
6 4 (6.45%) SMTP
7 3 (4.84%) WAN
7 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.84%) FCoE
8 2 (3.23%) NAS
9 1 (1.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) MySQL
2 8 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Subversion
1 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (27.42%) Manufacturing
2 12 (19.35%) Retail
3 8 (12.90%) Marketing
4 5 (8.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Technical Leader
4 9 (14.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.68%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Design Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Architect
6 4 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.84%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Linux Specialist
9 1 (1.61%) Linux Support
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) J2EE
2 4 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (1.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.61%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (19.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (19.35%) Clustering
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (64.52%) UNIX
2 38 (61.29%) Linux
3 27 (43.55%) Windows
3 27 (43.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (32.26%) Windows XP
4 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.52%) CentOS
6 6 (9.68%) Ubuntu
6 6 (9.68%) Solaris
7 5 (8.06%) HPUX
8 4 (6.45%) SUSE
9 3 (4.84%) AIX
10 1 (1.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Configuration Management
2 20 (32.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.58%) E-Commerce
4 13 (20.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.97%) DevOps
5 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.74%) ITIL
6 8 (12.90%) Scrum
6 8 (12.90%) B2B
6 8 (12.90%) B2C
6 8 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Load Testing
8 4 (6.45%) Open Source
8 4 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.84%) High Availability
9 3 (4.84%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (4.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 12 (19.35%) Perl
3 10 (16.13%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Bash Shell
4 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.90%) AWK
5 7 (11.29%) PHP
6 6 (9.68%) Python
6 6 (9.68%) Ruby
7 4 (6.45%) Korn
7 4 (6.45%) C-shell
8 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 20 (32.26%) VMware ESX
3 13 (20.97%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) iptables
5 4 (6.45%) Docker
5 4 (6.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (4.84%) Samba
6 3 (4.84%) KVM
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (12.90%) HAProxy
3 6 (9.68%) Zenoss
4 4 (6.45%) Puppet
4 4 (6.45%) Nagios
4 4 (6.45%) SCOM
5 3 (4.84%) Pacemaker
6 2 (3.23%) Ansible
6 2 (3.23%) OpenView
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (45.16%) VMware
2 21 (33.87%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.97%) Oracle
4 12 (19.35%) hybris
5 9 (14.52%) HP
6 8 (12.90%) Endeca
7 4 (6.45%) Google
7 4 (6.45%) NetApp
7 4 (6.45%) Sun
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) Veritas
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) PlateSpin
9 2 (3.23%) Opsware
9 2 (3.23%) Cognos
10 1 (1.61%) Dell