The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Lancashire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 45 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.95% 0.96% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 1.71% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
159 117 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 37.86% 55.98% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 68
Average daily rate £275 £304 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -18.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £450 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £79.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
North West

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Preston - - - - 2
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
4 2 (33.33%) Change Control
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) VB
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) HPUX
4 2 (33.33%) CA
4 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) HPUX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Server Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Change Control
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Perl
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Unicenter
1 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss