The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 42 26 44
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.16% 0.44% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 0.89% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£488 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -36.00%
Red Hat
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
234 112 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 50.54% 49.34% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 56 100
Average daily rate £375 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £130 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 9
Average hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Gloucester - 9 £500 -
Cheltenham - - - - 1
Red Hat
South West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Perl
3 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
4 12 (44.44%) SMTP
4 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
5 8 (29.63%) Ruby
5 8 (29.63%) QA
5 8 (29.63%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) NetApp
5 8 (29.63%) DNS
5 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 8 (29.63%) Apache
5 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (29.63%) CentOS
6 7 (25.93%) qmail
6 7 (25.93%) IIS
6 7 (25.93%) NFS
6 7 (25.93%) SNMP
6 7 (25.93%) LDAP
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) Degree
6 7 (25.93%) Squid
7 6 (22.22%) RSS
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (29.63%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) IIS
3 6 (22.22%) Drupal
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) TCP/IP
2 12 (44.44%) SMTP
3 8 (29.63%) DNS
4 7 (25.93%) SNMP
4 7 (25.93%) LDAP
5 5 (18.52%) LAN
5 5 (18.52%) WAN
5 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 10 (37.04%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (29.63%) Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (22.22%) Drupal Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Python Developer
5 5 (18.52%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 5 (18.52%) UNIX Administrator
6 4 (14.81%) QA Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Security Administrator
9 1 (3.70%) Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Designer
9 1 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Linux Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) CSS
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
1 6 (22.22%) RSS
1 6 (22.22%) jQuery
2 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
1 1 (3.70%) IPTV
1 1 (3.70%) CMDB
1 1 (3.70%) FMCG
1 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (74.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (29.63%) CentOS
4 6 (22.22%) UNIX
5 5 (18.52%) HPUX
5 5 (18.52%) Solaris
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
2 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.70%) IT Governance
2 1 (3.70%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Perl
2 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
3 8 (29.63%) Ruby
4 6 (22.22%) PHP
5 5 (18.52%) Python
5 5 (18.52%) Korn
5 5 (18.52%) Bourne shell
5 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.93%) qmail
2 7 (25.93%) NFS
2 7 (25.93%) Squid
3 6 (22.22%) Varnish
3 6 (22.22%) VirtualBox
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) NetApp
1 8 (29.63%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) HP