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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 60 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.15% 0.61% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 1.39% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £413 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
751 722 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 47.50% 43.81% 47.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 348 291
Average daily rate £375 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £477 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 53 68
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.80 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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
Northamptonshire - 10 £400 - 1
Nottinghamshire +13 9 £430 +43.33% 3
Leicestershire +5 3 £500 +150.00%
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 28 (71.79%) UNIX
3 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 14 (35.90%) VMware
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
9 10 (25.64%) Solaris
10 8 (20.51%) HP
10 8 (20.51%) Google
10 8 (20.51%) CentOS
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
11 7 (17.95%) MySQL
12 6 (15.38%) Java
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
12 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
12 6 (15.38%) Apache
12 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
12 6 (15.38%) Ansible
13 5 (12.82%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (25.64%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (5.13%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.56%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
1 1 (2.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Google Apps
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) SAN
2 4 (10.26%) NAS
3 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 3 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (12.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Technical Leader
2 7 (17.95%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Server Support
5 4 (10.26%) Administrator
5 4 (10.26%) Server Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Support
6 3 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Storage Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.13%) Storage Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.56%) Middleware
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (12.82%) Open Source
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 28 (71.79%) UNIX
3 18 (46.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
5 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (25.64%) Solaris
7 8 (20.51%) CentOS
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
10 3 (7.69%) AIX
10 3 (7.69%) HPUX
11 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 6 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.82%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (5.13%) UML
6 2 (5.13%) DevOps
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Build Automation
7 1 (2.56%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.56%) Computer Forensics
7 1 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) ISSAP
3 1 (2.56%) ISSEP
3 1 (2.56%) ISSMP
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
2 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 5 (12.82%) XenServer
4 4 (10.26%) NFS
4 4 (10.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
2 2 (5.13%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.56%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) VMware
2 8 (20.51%) HP
2 8 (20.51%) Google
3 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) EMC
5 4 (10.26%) Sun
5 4 (10.26%) NetApp
5 4 (10.26%) Veritas
5 4 (10.26%) ServiceNow
6 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.56%) Talend
8 1 (2.56%) webMethods
8 1 (2.56%) Software AG
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco