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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 57 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.42% 0.50% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 0.95% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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
209 211 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 43.82% 52.75% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 123 52
Average daily rate £450 £322 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.80% +7.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £451 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 - 1 - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (25.00%) Nagios
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Scala

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (50.00%) nginx
2 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Maven
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
1 2 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (25.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) AIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) Scala
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Graylog
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Percona
2 2 (25.00%) SaltStack
3 1 (12.50%) IBM