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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 42 53 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.40% 1.15% 2.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 2.79% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£423 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+133.36% -63.23%
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
179 215 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.82% 41.03% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 119 40
Average daily rate £301 £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 17
Average hourly rate £17.69 £28.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £33.00 £29.80
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 June 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
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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
Preston - 4 £423 -
Burnley +7 2 - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) Informatica
5 2 (25.00%) Nagios
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Cacti
5 2 (25.00%) nginx
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) OpenShift
2 1 (12.50%) iPaaS
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Informatica
2 2 (25.00%) Percona
3 1 (12.50%) IBM