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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 71 93 60
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.38% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 0.77% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £351 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.96% -3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £350 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £360 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -13.63%
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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
774 782 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 45.99% 49.59% 51.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 376 296
Average daily rate £355 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £75 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £421 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 73 88
Average hourly rate £16.16 £14.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% -23.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £36.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.15 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.02% -5.40%

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 24 November 2014. 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
Nottinghamshire +19 8 £433 - 3
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 42 (84.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) UNIX
3 23 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (44.00%) Windows
5 21 (42.00%) VMware
6 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
8 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (28.00%) Solaris
9 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
9 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
9 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (22.00%) VMware ESX
10 11 (22.00%) HP
10 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
11 10 (20.00%) Degree
11 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (18.00%) CentOS
13 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (16.00%) Google
13 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
14 7 (14.00%) Migration
14 7 (14.00%) SAN
14 7 (14.00%) Apache
14 7 (14.00%) EMC
14 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
14 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, 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 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Lync
4 2 (4.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Google Apps
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) NAS
5 3 (6.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) ADSL
5 3 (6.00%) Broadband
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 8 (16.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Technical Leader
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (16.00%) Administrator
4 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Server Support
6 4 (8.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) UNIX Support
6 4 (8.00%) Server Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Server Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Storage Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.00%) POSIX
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (84.00%) Linux
2 40 (80.00%) UNIX
3 23 (46.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 22 (44.00%) Windows
5 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 14 (28.00%) Solaris
7 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (18.00%) CentOS
9 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (8.00%) HPUX
10 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
11 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
12 2 (4.00%) AIX
13 1 (2.00%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
13 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
3 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps
7 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Development
8 1 (2.00%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.00%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.00%) SIEM
8 1 (2.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.00%) Groovy
3 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) PHP
3 1 (2.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) CISM
3 1 (2.00%) GIAC
3 1 (2.00%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.00%) ISSEP
3 1 (2.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.00%) VMware ESX
3 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (12.00%) NFS
6 5 (10.00%) XenServer
7 4 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (12.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) VMware
2 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) HP
4 8 (16.00%) Google
5 7 (14.00%) EMC
6 6 (12.00%) Oracle
6 6 (12.00%) Veritas
7 5 (10.00%) Citrix
8 4 (8.00%) Sun
8 4 (8.00%) NetApp
8 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
9 2 (4.00%) IBM
9 2 (4.00%) Rackspace
10 1 (2.00%) Talend
10 1 (2.00%) webMethods
10 1 (2.00%) SAP
10 1 (2.00%) Software AG