The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank - 31 70
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 4.15% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category - 7.51% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
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 £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
Red Hat
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
386 293 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 49.30% 55.28% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 153 195
Average daily rate £350 £370 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £32.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.39 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.90 £50.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (55.56%) Oracle
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Tivoli
4 7 (38.89%) Solaris
4 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) MySQL
4 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle Service Bus
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (22.22%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Sun
7 4 (22.22%) HP
8 3 (16.67%) Dell
8 3 (16.67%) HTTP
8 3 (16.67%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 3 (16.67%) IIS
3 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) NAS
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Technical Architect
1 7 (38.89%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Services Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Service Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
1 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Solaris
3 3 (16.67%) AIX
3 3 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 7 (38.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
1 10 (55.56%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Sun
3 4 (22.22%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) WatchGuard
5 1 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp