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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 70 85 55
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.58% 0.66% 2.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 1.42% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate
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£388 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.39% -6.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £360 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
597 702 645
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 43.10% 46.55% 49.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 338 247
Average daily rate £341 £220 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.11% -32.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 69 106
Average hourly rate £16.80 £13.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% -55.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.92 £9.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 4 £350 - 2
Leicestershire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 30 (88.24%) UNIX
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (50.00%) VMware
5 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
6 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
6 14 (41.18%) Windows
6 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) Solaris
8 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
10 10 (29.41%) HP
10 10 (29.41%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
12 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
13 6 (17.65%) Migration
13 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
14 5 (14.71%) DNS
14 5 (14.71%) EMC
14 5 (14.71%) SAN
14 5 (14.71%) Oracle
14 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
15 4 (11.76%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3 (8.82%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 3 (8.82%) Internet
3 3 (8.82%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) ADSL
3 3 (8.82%) Broadband
4 2 (5.88%) NAS
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (23.53%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Technical Leader
2 7 (20.59%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Java Developer
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Support
5 1 (2.94%) C Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) HACMP
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) UNIX
2 26 (76.47%) Linux
3 18 (52.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 13 (38.24%) Solaris
6 4 (11.76%) CentOS
6 4 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.82%) AIX
7 3 (8.82%) Windows 8
7 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.88%) HPUX
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
2 11 (32.35%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (20.59%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (17.65%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
7 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Line Management
8 2 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Business Development
8 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
9 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
9 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Groovy
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
3 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 11 (32.35%) VMware ESX
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (2.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
2 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) HP
4 5 (14.71%) EMC
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
5 4 (11.76%) Veritas
6 2 (5.88%) Rackspace
6 2 (5.88%) IBM
6 2 (5.88%) NetApp
6 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 1 (2.94%) Google