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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 21 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.24% 1.77% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 12.73% 3.76% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 0
Average daily rate £335 £517 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.20% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
220 213 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.00% 47.23% 38.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 92
Average daily rate £375 £331 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +20.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £625 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 26 26
Average hourly rate £39.25 £13.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+201.92% -55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £46.09 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 - 11 £338 -
Preston +4 10 £348 -32.78%
Lytham St Annes - 6 £308 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 33 (89.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (67.57%) Tuxedo
4 24 (64.86%) COBOL
4 24 (64.86%) VME
5 21 (56.76%) Micro Focus
6 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (48.65%) Oracle
8 16 (43.24%) Finance
9 15 (40.54%) Migration
10 14 (37.84%) Project Management
10 14 (37.84%) Mainframe
10 14 (37.84%) Waterfall
11 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
12 10 (27.03%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (27.03%) C
12 10 (27.03%) Unix
12 10 (27.03%) AIX
13 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
14 8 (21.62%) Subversion
14 8 (21.62%) ICL
14 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
14 8 (21.62%) Middleware
14 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
15 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
16 6 (16.22%) Test Management
16 6 (16.22%) TPMS
16 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
17 5 (13.51%) Java
18 4 (10.81%) JBoss

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 25 (67.57%) Tuxedo
2 6 (16.22%) TPMS
3 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Liferay
4 2 (5.41%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
1 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LDAP
2 2 (5.41%) VLAN
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Eclipse
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
1 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Delivery Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Test Assurance Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Test Manager
4 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Middleware Developer
6 3 (8.11%) C Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) COBOL Developer
6 3 (8.11%) DBA
6 3 (8.11%) Digital Delivery Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.41%) C Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (5.41%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Middleware
2 2 (5.41%) J2EE
2 2 (5.41%) JavaBeans
2 2 (5.41%) JSP
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (5.41%) Servlets
3 1 (2.70%) JSON
3 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) DataPower
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 33 (89.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (64.86%) VME
4 10 (27.03%) AIX
4 10 (27.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Migration
3 14 (37.84%) Project Management
3 14 (37.84%) Waterfall
4 13 (35.14%) Risk Management
5 9 (24.32%) Supplier Management
6 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Test Management
7 2 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
8 1 (2.70%) Extreme Programming
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Microservices
8 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 24 (64.86%) COBOL
2 10 (27.03%) C
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.70%) Lua
4 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) Firmware
2 2 (5.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Micro Focus
2 18 (48.65%) Oracle
3 8 (21.62%) ICL
4 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.70%) Axway