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 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 78 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.55% 1.54% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 3.75% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 11
Average daily rate £390 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
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
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
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 February 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
Salford -5 2 £425 +22.30%
Rochdale - 1 £300 -
Stockport - 1 £300 -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 44 (78.57%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Unix
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 15 (26.79%) Migration
4 15 (26.79%) VMware
5 14 (25.00%) CentOS
6 13 (23.21%) AIX
6 13 (23.21%) C++
7 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
8 11 (19.64%) Java
8 11 (19.64%) HPUX
9 9 (16.07%) Solaris
9 9 (16.07%) SOAP
9 9 (16.07%) Oracle
9 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
9 9 (16.07%) WAN
9 9 (16.07%) CppUnit
9 9 (16.07%) CCTV
9 9 (16.07%) SCADA
9 9 (16.07%) WebSockets
9 9 (16.07%) Modbus
10 8 (14.29%) Puppet
10 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
10 8 (14.29%) Doxygen
10 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (14.29%) HP
10 8 (14.29%) Cisco
11 7 (12.50%) IBM

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 5 (8.93%) NetWeaver
3 4 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (7.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (5.36%) JBoss
4 3 (5.36%) SAS
4 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.57%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.79%) Confluence
6 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) SAP SRM
2 3 (5.36%) Oracle 11i
2 3 (5.36%) SAP HR
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.07%) Modbus
1 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
1 9 (16.07%) WAN
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) LAN
3 5 (8.93%) DNS
4 4 (7.14%) MRTG
5 3 (5.36%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) DMZ
5 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.36%) IMAP
5 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
5 3 (5.36%) LDAP
5 3 (5.36%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.36%) SAN
5 3 (5.36%) SMTP
6 1 (1.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.93%) DB2
2 5 (8.93%) SAP BW
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (5.36%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) CppUnit
3 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 6 (10.71%) Eclipse
4 6 (10.71%) Maven
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) Gradle
6 2 (3.57%) Hudson
7 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.93%) Legal
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) Developer
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 6 (10.71%) Analyst
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.93%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (8.93%) SAP Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Designer
6 3 (5.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (5.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Designer
7 2 (3.57%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Middleware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) SOAP
1 9 (16.07%) WebSockets
2 5 (8.93%) SAP Basis
2 5 (8.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.14%) J2SE
4 3 (5.36%) DOM
4 3 (5.36%) J2EE
4 3 (5.36%) JMS
4 3 (5.36%) Middleware
4 3 (5.36%) SAX
4 3 (5.36%) Servlets
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) XML Schema
4 3 (5.36%) XSLT
5 2 (3.57%) REST
5 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 1 (1.79%) Grails
6 1 (1.79%) Java EE
6 1 (1.79%) jQuery
6 1 (1.79%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) CCTV
1 9 (16.07%) SCADA
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.71%) Clustering
4 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) Life Science
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 44 (78.57%) Linux
2 26 (46.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (30.36%) Unix
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 14 (25.00%) CentOS
5 13 (23.21%) AIX
6 11 (19.64%) HPUX
7 9 (16.07%) Solaris
8 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
9 4 (7.14%) Debian
10 3 (5.36%) Android
10 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Migration
2 8 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 5 (8.93%) DevOps
3 5 (8.93%) Open Source
3 5 (8.93%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Data Reconciliation
4 3 (5.36%) E-Procurement
4 3 (5.36%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (5.36%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Workflow
5 2 (3.57%) High Availability
5 2 (3.57%) Kernel Tuning
5 2 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C++
2 11 (19.64%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.14%) C
5 4 (7.14%) Korn
5 4 (7.14%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.36%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) XPath
7 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (1.79%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) RHCSA
4 3 (5.36%) ACSA
4 3 (5.36%) ACSP
4 3 (5.36%) CCDP
4 3 (5.36%) CCIP
4 3 (5.36%) CCNA
4 3 (5.36%) CCNP
4 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.36%) IBM Certification
4 3 (5.36%) MCDST
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
4 3 (5.36%) MCSA
4 3 (5.36%) MCSE
4 3 (5.36%) MCTS
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.36%) RHCE
5 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.14%) KVM
3 3 (5.36%) Dovecot
3 3 (5.36%) iptables
3 3 (5.36%) Sendmail
3 3 (5.36%) Squid
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.29%) Puppet
2 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.14%) Cacti
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) OpenNebula
4 3 (5.36%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.79%) Graylog
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) VMware
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
3 8 (14.29%) HP
4 7 (12.50%) IBM
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (8.93%) SAP
6 4 (7.14%) NetApp
7 3 (5.36%) 3PAR
7 3 (5.36%) Apple
7 3 (5.36%) Avaya
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix
7 3 (5.36%) EMC
7 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) Veritas
9 1 (1.79%) SaltStack
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