The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hertfordshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 54 33 64
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 4.20% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 8.13% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Average daily rate
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£313 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £38.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.67% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
297 320 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 46.77% 51.70% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 162 155
Average daily rate £330 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 19 39
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +0.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.80 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £40.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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East of England

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 £313 -26.47% 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
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East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 17 (65.38%) Linux
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (57.69%) UNIX
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) Oracle
4 13 (50.00%) IBM
5 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
7 9 (34.62%) HP
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 8 (30.77%) Sun
8 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 8 (30.77%) SQL
8 8 (30.77%) MySQL
8 8 (30.77%) Solaris
8 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle Service Bus
9 7 (26.92%) Retail
9 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
9 7 (26.92%) ITIL
9 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
9 7 (26.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 6 (23.08%) HTTP
10 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
10 6 (23.08%) Dell
10 6 (23.08%) IIS
10 6 (23.08%) DB2

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 12 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
3 6 (23.08%) IIS
3 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 6 (23.08%) MQSeries
3 6 (23.08%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.85%) iPlanet
4 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) NAS
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (26.92%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (23.08%) DB2
3 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Retail
3 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 7 (26.92%) Technical Architect
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Delivery Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Services Delivery Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Service Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Services Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (23.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Designer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
1 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
1 17 (65.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (57.69%) UNIX
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 8 (30.77%) Solaris
4 6 (23.08%) AIX
4 6 (23.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (23.08%) Web Development
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) RHCA
1 1 (3.85%) RHCE
System Software
1 9 (34.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) XenServer
2 1 (3.85%) KVM
2 1 (3.85%) RHEV
2 1 (3.85%) Samba
2 1 (3.85%) Xen
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Tivoli
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.85%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 13 (50.00%) IBM
3 9 (34.62%) HP
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Sun
5 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) VMware
7 1 (3.85%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp