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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 29 45
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 25 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 5.58% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category - 11.42% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 2
Median daily rate - £375 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
110 219 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.80% 48.88% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 136 112
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 49 11
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.66% +15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £15.39 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.33 £61.31
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Service Management
4 9 (60.00%) CA
4 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
4 9 (60.00%) IBM
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Perl
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) VBScript
5 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
5 7 (46.67%) Release Management
5 7 (46.67%) Regular Expression
6 6 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (40.00%) SCOM
6 6 (40.00%) Korn
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) AIX
6 6 (40.00%) HPUX
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (40.00%) Netcool
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Puppet

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) HPUX
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 13 (86.67%) Service Management
3 7 (46.67%) Release Management
4 4 (26.67%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (26.67%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) Perl
1 7 (46.67%) PowerShell
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
1 7 (46.67%) VBScript
2 6 (40.00%) Bourne shell
2 6 (40.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Degree
3 3 (20.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 6 (40.00%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (40.00%) Netcool
2 6 (40.00%) SCOM
3 4 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) CA
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint