The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 103 52 68
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 2.83% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 6.53% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 24 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £264 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £518 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
838 567 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.48% 43.32% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 330 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 34 47
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £12.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 5 (27.78%) EMC
6 5 (27.78%) Internet
6 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 5 (27.78%) UNIX
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) PHP
6 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 5 (27.78%) QA
6 5 (27.78%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Puppet
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) Office 365
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) AppSense
7 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) XenApp
7 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 4 (22.22%) VPN
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Citrix
7 4 (22.22%) Solaris

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 3 (16.67%) JBoss
3 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
3 2 (11.11%) Confluence
3 2 (11.11%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
1 5 (27.78%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) AMQP
3 2 (11.11%) SMTP
3 2 (11.11%) SNMP
3 2 (11.11%) Extranet
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Ant
1 3 (16.67%) Gradle
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) Mercurial
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (27.78%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) JMS
1 2 (11.11%) Java EE
1 2 (11.11%) JSON
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
1 2 (11.11%) EJB
2 1 (5.56%) JSP
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (5.56%) JCE
2 1 (5.56%) LAMP
2 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (22.22%) Solaris
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) CentOS
7 1 (5.56%) Scientific Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) OO
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
2 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (11.11%) Time Management
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Scrum
2 2 (11.11%) SIEM
2 2 (11.11%) MapReduce
2 2 (11.11%) User Stories
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Software Delivery
2 2 (11.11%) SDLC
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) PHP
2 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) CCEE
2 2 (11.11%) CCAA
2 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCIE
2 2 (11.11%) CCA
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.56%) HNC
3 1 (5.56%) HND
3 1 (5.56%) CCNP
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) MetaFrame
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (22.22%) XenApp
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) Hyperic
3 1 (5.56%) Icinga
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) EMC
2 5 (27.78%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) AppSense
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.56%) CommVault
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Dell