The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 49 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 46 39 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.10% 3.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 8.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 39 37 0
Average daily rate £425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
Red Hat
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
506 449 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.05% 39.42% 43.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 308 243
Average daily rate £410 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £455 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £10.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Leeds region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Leeds region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 60 (93.75%) Linux
2 45 (70.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (45.31%) VMware
4 27 (42.19%) Perl
4 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
4 27 (42.19%) Puppet
5 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 22 (34.38%) Python
7 21 (32.81%) DevOps
8 18 (28.13%) Cisco
8 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
9 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (25.00%) HP
9 16 (25.00%) Java
9 16 (25.00%) High Availability
10 14 (21.88%) Maven
10 14 (21.88%) JIRA
10 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
10 14 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (20.31%) vSphere
11 13 (20.31%) Windows
12 12 (18.75%) ITIL
12 12 (18.75%) Selenium
13 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (17.19%) Confluence
13 11 (17.19%) MySQL
14 10 (15.63%) C#
14 10 (15.63%) Ant
14 10 (15.63%) SAN
14 10 (15.63%) Change Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 11 (17.19%) Confluence
2 10 (15.63%) OpenStack
3 8 (12.50%) JBoss
4 6 (9.38%) Apache
5 1 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.56%) Node.js
5 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) PaaS
3 1 (1.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.56%) IaaS
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) SAN
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (9.38%) FWSM
4 5 (7.81%) BGP
4 5 (7.81%) Firewall
4 5 (7.81%) MPLS
5 4 (6.25%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
6 3 (4.69%) HSRP
6 3 (4.69%) NAS
6 3 (4.69%) OSPF
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) VRRP
7 2 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (3.13%) DHCP
7 2 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.56%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) MySQL
2 6 (9.38%) Informix
2 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.69%) CouchDB
4 3 (4.69%) Redis
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Jenkins
1 14 (21.88%) JIRA
1 14 (21.88%) Maven
2 12 (18.75%) Selenium
3 10 (15.63%) Ant
3 10 (15.63%) Appium
3 10 (15.63%) Mocha
3 10 (15.63%) SonarQube
4 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.69%) Bundler
5 3 (4.69%) Gemnasium
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
6 2 (3.13%) Firebug
6 2 (3.13%) Hudson
6 2 (3.13%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.56%) FishEye
7 1 (1.56%) JUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
1 9 (14.06%) Games
2 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (26.56%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Developer
3 14 (21.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 6 (9.38%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (6.25%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Java Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) DBA
8 2 (3.13%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.63%) YAML
2 6 (9.38%) Middleware
3 5 (7.81%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (4.69%) Kafka
5 2 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.13%) JSON
5 2 (3.13%) LAMP
5 2 (3.13%) REST
5 2 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.81%) Clustering
3 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.69%) Replication
5 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.56%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 60 (93.75%) Linux
2 45 (70.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Windows
4 9 (14.06%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.38%) Unix
6 4 (6.25%) CentOS
7 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.56%) Fedora
9 1 (1.56%) i5/OS
9 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) DevOps
2 16 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.00%) High Availability
3 12 (18.75%) ITIL
4 10 (15.63%) Change Management
5 9 (14.06%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (9.38%) Open Source
6 6 (9.38%) Project Management
7 4 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.25%) OO
8 3 (4.69%) Dependency Management
8 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.69%) Microservices
8 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.69%) SOA
8 3 (4.69%) Web Operations
9 2 (3.13%) DDoS Mitigation
9 2 (3.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.13%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.19%) Bash Shell
1 27 (42.19%) Perl
2 22 (34.38%) Python
3 18 (28.13%) Shell Script
4 16 (25.00%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) C#
6 6 (9.38%) Ruby
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
8 3 (4.69%) SQL
9 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) CCNP
2 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCIE
3 2 (3.13%) CCSP
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) Degree
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.56%) CCNA
4 1 (1.56%) RHCE
4 1 (1.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) WCAG
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 23 (35.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (20.31%) vSphere
3 10 (15.63%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.94%) vCloud
5 3 (4.69%) Docker
5 3 (4.69%) Firmware
6 2 (3.13%) Active Directory
6 2 (3.13%) KVM
6 2 (3.13%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.13%) Xen
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (42.19%) Puppet
2 14 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (10.94%) Graphite
4 6 (9.38%) BMC PATROL
4 6 (9.38%) Nagios
4 6 (9.38%) Opsview
4 6 (9.38%) Salt
5 4 (6.25%) Cacti
5 4 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (4.69%) FortiGate
6 3 (4.69%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
7 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.56%) Grafana
8 1 (1.56%) logstash
8 1 (1.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.56%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) VMware
2 18 (28.13%) Cisco
3 16 (25.00%) HP
4 10 (15.63%) Atlassian
4 10 (15.63%) F5
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle
6 6 (9.38%) BMC
7 4 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 4 (6.25%) Splunk
7 4 (6.25%) Symantec
7 4 (6.25%) Veritas
8 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) Sonatype
9 2 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.13%) IBM
9 2 (3.13%) Palo Alto
9 2 (3.13%) Qualys
9 2 (3.13%) Siebel
10 1 (1.56%) Rackspace