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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
North West / Lancashire
Rank 41 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.79% 2.63% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% 6.10% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 2
Median daily rate £420 £401 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.73% -19.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
116 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.67% 43.16% 41.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 93 115
Median daily rate £420 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 36 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool -3 1 £420 +4.73%
Preston -3 1 - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (81.25%) Service Management
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 9 (56.25%) CA
4 9 (56.25%) Tivoli
5 8 (50.00%) Perl
6 7 (43.75%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) VBScript
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) Release Management
6 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
6 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
7 6 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (37.50%) SCOM
7 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
7 6 (37.50%) Korn
7 6 (37.50%) Netcool
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) AIX
7 6 (37.50%) HPUX
7 6 (37.50%) Solaris
8 5 (31.25%) HP
8 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (31.25%) 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 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) nginx
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
1 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) Mercurial
1 1 (6.25%) SonarQube
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Monitoring Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.25%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) AIX
3 6 (37.50%) HPUX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) CentOS
4 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Service Management
3 7 (43.75%) Release Management
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
4 4 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) OWASP
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) PowerShell
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) VBScript
3 6 (37.50%) Bourne shell
3 6 (37.50%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (6.25%) vCloud
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) Tivoli
2 6 (37.50%) HP SiteScope
2 6 (37.50%) Netcool
2 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 5 (31.25%) Puppet
4 1 (6.25%) Ansible
4 1 (6.25%) CFEngine
4 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
4 1 (6.25%) Kibana
4 1 (6.25%) logstash
4 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (6.25%) Rundeck
4 1 (6.25%) Salt
4 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) CA
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Black Duck
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (6.25%) Sonatype
4 1 (6.25%) Veracode
4 1 (6.25%) VMware