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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 38 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.46% - 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 6.61% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £28.59 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.91% -21.14%
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
227 151 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.30% 41.60% 47.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 94 118
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 12 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.91 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -0.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.30 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £31.40 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Preston - 9 £335 - 1
Blackpool - 4 £415 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £432 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (62.86%) COBOL
3 22 (62.86%) Tuxedo
4 21 (60.00%) VME
5 16 (45.71%) C
6 15 (42.86%) Micro Focus
7 14 (40.00%) Middleware
7 14 (40.00%) Subversion
7 14 (40.00%) ICL
7 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
8 13 (37.14%) Unix
8 13 (37.14%) AIX
9 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (25.71%) Oracle
11 7 (20.00%) TPMS
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Migration
12 6 (17.14%) Project Management
12 6 (17.14%) Java
13 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
13 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
13 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
14 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (11.43%) JBoss
14 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (8.57%) LDAP
15 3 (8.57%) RDBMS

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 22 (62.86%) Tuxedo
2 7 (20.00%) TPMS
3 4 (11.43%) JBoss
4 3 (8.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (5.71%) Liferay
5 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.86%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) OpenShift
1 2 (5.71%) PaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) LDAP
2 2 (5.71%) VLAN
3 1 (2.86%) HTTP
3 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (8.57%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 14 (40.00%) Subversion
1 14 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 8 (22.86%) Middleware Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C Developer
4 4 (11.43%) C Programmer
4 4 (11.43%) Programmer
5 3 (8.57%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (8.57%) DBA
5 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Digital Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Test Assurance Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) AIX Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Public Sector Delivery Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) J2EE
2 2 (5.71%) JavaBeans
2 2 (5.71%) JSP
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (5.71%) Servlets
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) SAML
3 1 (2.86%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) DataPower
2 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 33 (94.29%) Linux
2 30 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (60.00%) VME
4 13 (37.14%) AIX
4 13 (37.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
2 6 (17.14%) Project Management
3 5 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
4 3 (8.57%) DevOps
4 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (8.57%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.57%) Test Management
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source
5 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (2.86%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (2.86%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) COBOL
2 16 (45.71%) C
3 6 (17.14%) Java
4 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.71%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.86%) Lua
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
2 2 (5.71%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) Docker
3 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Micro Focus
2 14 (40.00%) ICL
3 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.86%) Axway