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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 44 30 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.50% 2.11% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 0.96% 4.76% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£288 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -23.07%
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
209 126 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 52.25% 44.21% 53.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 52 113
Average daily rate £320 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £413 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -43.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £13.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £24.70 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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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
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Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (75.00%) Oracle
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) CA
4 3 (37.50%) Unicenter
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (25.00%) Data Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
1 1 (12.50%) Java EE
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) VB
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Unicenter
1 3 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Data Guard
3 1 (12.50%) Cacti
3 1 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (12.50%) OpenView
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Percona