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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 30 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 18 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 4.48% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.06% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
Average daily rate £375 £545 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.16% -
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 £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
179 189 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.53% 43.95% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 119 23
Average daily rate £375 £385 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £629
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 10 6
Average hourly rate £39.63 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.77% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £22.00 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.92 £63.70 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Blackpool - 16 £388 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £308 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 20 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) Tuxedo
3 18 (69.23%) VME
4 17 (65.38%) COBOL
5 15 (57.69%) Oracle
5 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (53.85%) Micro Focus
7 13 (50.00%) Migration
8 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
8 12 (46.15%) Finance
8 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
9 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
9 11 (42.31%) Project Management
10 8 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (26.92%) Java
12 6 (23.08%) C
12 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
12 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
12 6 (23.08%) Test Management
13 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
13 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
13 5 (19.23%) JIRA
14 4 (15.38%) Ruby
14 4 (15.38%) Wiki
14 4 (15.38%) Subversion
14 4 (15.38%) ICL
14 4 (15.38%) Confluence
14 4 (15.38%) nginx

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 18 (69.23%) Tuxedo
2 4 (15.38%) Confluence
2 4 (15.38%) nginx
3 3 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (7.69%) TPMS
5 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Bluemix
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.85%) OpenShift
1 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Git (software)
1 5 (19.23%) Jenkins
1 5 (19.23%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Cucumber
2 4 (15.38%) Eclipse
2 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Technical Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Test Assurance Manager
1 6 (23.08%) Test Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) C Programmer
3 3 (11.54%) Programmer
4 2 (7.69%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Technical Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Digital Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Java Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Scala Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Middleware
1 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
1 4 (15.38%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Linux
3 18 (69.23%) VME
4 4 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (50.00%) Migration
3 12 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 11 (42.31%) Project Management
4 11 (42.31%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) Automated Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Supplier Management
5 6 (23.08%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Test Strategy
7 1 (3.85%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) COBOL
2 7 (26.92%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) C
4 4 (15.38%) Ruby
4 4 (15.38%) Scala
5 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Graylog
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Oracle
2 14 (53.85%) Micro Focus
3 4 (15.38%) ICL
3 4 (15.38%) SaltStack
4 1 (3.85%) Curam
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) VMware