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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 45 24 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.79% 4.38% 6.64%
As % of the Vendors category 5.44% 8.89% 16.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £300 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £443 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £21.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+37.27% -38.84%
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
147 180 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 32.81% 49.32% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 103 51
Average daily rate £415 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.62% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.35 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 27 May 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
Cheltenham -19 4 £438 +45.83%
Filton - 2 £400 -
Red Hat
South West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) HP
5 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) Infoblox
6 6 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (40.00%) vSphere
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) DevOps
8 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (26.67%) McAfee
8 4 (26.67%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) SAP
9 3 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (20.00%) Java
9 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 3 (20.00%) DTV

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) nginx
1 2 (13.33%) Confluence
1 2 (13.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
2 2 (13.33%) IPv6
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) IPsec
2 2 (13.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) SQLite
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Maven
2 3 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Hudson
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Ant
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (20.00%) Electronics
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) DTV
2 3 (20.00%) Clustering
3 2 (13.33%) Wiki
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (60.00%) UNIX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (13.33%) Debian
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
6 2 (13.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Kernel Tuning
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
3 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) Firmware
3 2 (13.33%) Samba
3 2 (13.33%) iptables
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Postfix
3 2 (13.33%) XenServer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 7 (46.67%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Infoblox
4 4 (26.67%) McAfee
5 3 (20.00%) TOWER Software
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle