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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 74 68 56
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 16 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.05% 1.39% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 3.20% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -64.02%
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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
664 563 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.74% 43.34% 41.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 273 167
Average daily rate £338 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £197 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 40 33
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.21% +18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 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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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
Cheadle - 1 - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (57.14%) Oracle
4 23 (54.76%) Windows
5 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
6 19 (45.24%) Java
7 14 (33.33%) Web Services
7 14 (33.33%) JMS
8 13 (30.95%) Open Source
9 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 12 (28.57%) XML
9 12 (28.57%) OO
10 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
10 11 (26.19%) Puppet
11 10 (23.81%) Internet
11 10 (23.81%) Subversion
12 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 9 (21.43%) Scrum
12 9 (21.43%) UNIX
12 9 (21.43%) MySQL
12 9 (21.43%) PHP
12 9 (21.43%) SQL
12 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
12 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (21.43%) QA
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (19.05%) Vagrant
13 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
13 8 (19.05%) Maven

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (21.43%) Tomcat
2 7 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 7 (16.67%) Confluence
3 6 (14.29%) Apache
4 5 (11.90%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) CMS
5 2 (4.76%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.38%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) Internet
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) HTTP
3 7 (16.67%) AMQP
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) WAN
4 4 (9.52%) VPN
5 3 (7.14%) Firewall
5 3 (7.14%) DNS
6 2 (4.76%) SMTP
6 2 (4.76%) SSL
6 2 (4.76%) SNMP
6 2 (4.76%) Extranet
6 2 (4.76%) SSH
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) Oracle Database
2 9 (21.43%) MySQL
2 9 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (16.67%) Big Data
3 7 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 7 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 7 (16.67%) Hadoop
4 6 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 6 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (11.90%) Oracle9i Database
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (9.52%) SQLPlus
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (4.76%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Eclipse
2 10 (23.81%) Subversion
3 8 (19.05%) Maven
4 7 (16.67%) Ant
4 7 (16.67%) JUnit
4 7 (16.67%) JIRA
4 7 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 7 (16.67%) Gradle
4 7 (16.67%) Mercurial
5 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.38%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Developer
2 15 (35.71%) Java Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) PHP Developer
3 4 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (4.76%) Systems Integrator
6 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Web Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Web Applications Developer
6 1 (2.38%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) Web Services
1 14 (33.33%) JMS
2 12 (28.57%) XML
3 7 (16.67%) J2SE
3 7 (16.67%) EJB
3 7 (16.67%) Servlets
3 7 (16.67%) Grails
3 7 (16.67%) Java EE
3 7 (16.67%) JSON
4 6 (14.29%) LAMP
5 5 (11.90%) J2EE
5 5 (11.90%) XSLT
6 4 (9.52%) jQuery
7 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (7.14%) Spring
7 3 (7.14%) XSD
8 2 (4.76%) DOM
8 2 (4.76%) .NET
8 2 (4.76%) XML Schema
8 2 (4.76%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 28 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (54.76%) Windows
4 9 (21.43%) UNIX
5 7 (16.67%) CentOS
6 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.52%) Solaris
7 4 (9.52%) VMS
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.76%) Android
9 1 (2.38%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.38%) Debian
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Open Source
2 12 (28.57%) OO
3 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (26.19%) Configuration Management
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 9 (21.43%) Scrum
5 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 7 (16.67%) User Stories
6 7 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 7 (16.67%) SDLC
6 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (16.67%) MapReduce
7 4 (9.52%) RAD
7 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 3 (7.14%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
9 2 (4.76%) ITIL
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 9 (21.43%) PHP
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 6 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.76%) XPath
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 7 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCA
2 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.76%) CCIE
2 2 (4.76%) CCEE
2 2 (4.76%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) MetaFrame
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (9.52%) XenApp
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Puppet
2 8 (19.05%) Vagrant
3 3 (7.14%) Cacti
3 3 (7.14%) Nagios
4 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.76%) Hyperic
5 1 (2.38%) SCCM
5 1 (2.38%) Icinga
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Oracle
2 7 (16.67%) VMware
2 7 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) EMC
5 4 (9.52%) Citrix
5 4 (9.52%) AppSense
6 3 (7.14%) NetApp
7 2 (4.76%) Percona
8 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Open-E
8 1 (2.38%) CommVault
8 1 (2.38%) IBM
8 1 (2.38%) Dell