The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 41 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.11% 1.81% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 5.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
Red Hat
North West

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

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
180 60 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.00% 36.14% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 27 81
Average daily rate £315 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 12
Average hourly rate £25.12 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £27.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Chorley - - - -
Preston - - - - 1
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) JBoss
5 2 (28.57%) Siebel
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Perl
5 2 (28.57%) Informatica
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (28.57%) CESG
5 2 (28.57%) Axway
5 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) DataPower
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Java EE
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
6 1 (14.29%) Change Control

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) CESG
1 2 (28.57%) DataPower
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Coaching
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) User Stories
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Siebel
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Informatica
2 2 (28.57%) Axway
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP