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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 38 73 81
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 57 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.15% 0.76% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 9.18% 1.83% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -13.63%
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
621 491 634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.20% 41.47% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 218 276
Average daily rate £325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 52 56
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
(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 +10 8 £313 - 1
Stockport - - - - 2
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 64 (90.14%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (39.44%) XML
4 25 (35.21%) XSLT
5 23 (32.39%) Oracle
6 18 (25.35%) PHP
6 18 (25.35%) OO
6 18 (25.35%) Tomcat
6 18 (25.35%) Web Services
6 18 (25.35%) LAMP
7 17 (23.94%) Java
8 16 (22.54%) Windows
8 16 (22.54%) Subversion
8 16 (22.54%) Derivative
8 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
9 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
9 15 (21.13%) XSD
10 14 (19.72%) SQL
10 14 (19.72%) JMS
10 14 (19.72%) HTTP
10 14 (19.72%) jQuery
11 13 (18.31%) Grails
11 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
11 13 (18.31%) Android
11 13 (18.31%) RabbitMQ
11 13 (18.31%) Maven
11 13 (18.31%) Banking
12 12 (16.90%) Spring
12 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
12 12 (16.90%) DB2

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 18 (25.35%) Tomcat
2 13 (18.31%) WebSphere
3 11 (15.49%) NetWeaver
4 5 (7.04%) Apache
5 4 (5.63%) Confluence
6 3 (4.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.82%) JBoss
7 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.82%) CMS
7 2 (2.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (2.82%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.49%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.72%) HTTP
2 4 (5.63%) AMQP
3 2 (2.82%) Network Security
3 2 (2.82%) DMZ
3 2 (2.82%) WAN
4 1 (1.41%) LDAP
4 1 (1.41%) SAN
4 1 (1.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.90%) DB2
3 11 (15.49%) RDBMS
3 11 (15.49%) SAP BW
3 11 (15.49%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.08%) Hazelcast
5 3 (4.23%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) Spotfire
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Subversion
2 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.31%) Maven
4 4 (5.63%) JIRA
4 4 (5.63%) JUnit
4 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.63%) Mercurial
4 4 (5.63%) Gradle
5 2 (2.82%) Introscope
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 13 (18.31%) Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Developer
2 17 (23.94%) Java Developer
2 17 (23.94%) PHP Developer
3 16 (22.54%) Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Consultant
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 3 (4.23%) Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (4.23%) SAP Basis Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) SAP Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (2.82%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (39.44%) XML
2 25 (35.21%) XSLT
3 18 (25.35%) LAMP
3 18 (25.35%) Web Services
4 15 (21.13%) XSD
5 14 (19.72%) JMS
5 14 (19.72%) jQuery
6 13 (18.31%) RabbitMQ
6 13 (18.31%) Grails
7 12 (16.90%) Spring
7 12 (16.90%) XML Schema
7 12 (16.90%) Servlets
8 10 (14.08%) J2SE
9 9 (12.68%) DOM
10 7 (9.86%) SAP Basis
11 6 (8.45%) Middleware
12 5 (7.04%) SAX
12 5 (7.04%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (5.63%) EJB
13 4 (5.63%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Derivative
2 11 (15.49%) Client/Server
3 10 (14.08%) Open Source
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Life Science
6 2 (2.82%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.82%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 64 (90.14%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (22.54%) Windows
4 13 (18.31%) Android
5 8 (11.27%) UNIX
6 3 (4.23%) SUSE
7 2 (2.82%) AIX
7 2 (2.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) OO
2 11 (15.49%) CRM
2 11 (15.49%) ERP
3 10 (14.08%) ITIL
4 7 (9.86%) E-Commerce
5 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
5 5 (7.04%) Scrum
5 5 (7.04%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.04%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.04%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.23%) Data Management
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (4.23%) Analytics
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.23%) Coaching
8 2 (2.82%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) PHP
2 17 (23.94%) Java
3 14 (19.72%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) XPath
5 10 (14.08%) JavaScript
6 8 (11.27%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.63%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) CCNP
1 8 (11.27%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (11.27%) CCNA
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.63%) MCSE
3 3 (4.23%) MCSA
3 3 (4.23%) CCIP
3 3 (4.23%) RHCE
3 3 (4.23%) IBM Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ACSP
3 3 (4.23%) CCDP
3 3 (4.23%) ACSA
3 3 (4.23%) MCDST
3 3 (4.23%) MCTS
3 3 (4.23%) MCITP
4 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.41%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) Firmware
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.23%) RHEV
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.82%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Oracle
2 11 (15.49%) SAP
3 10 (14.08%) IBM
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 7 (9.86%) Avaya
5 7 (9.86%) VMware
6 6 (8.45%) EMC
7 5 (7.04%) Nortel
7 5 (7.04%) HP
8 4 (5.63%) Atlassian
9 3 (4.23%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) Apple
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.23%) Sybase
10 2 (2.82%) FatWire
10 2 (2.82%) CA
10 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.82%) Teradata
11 1 (1.41%) Citrix
11 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
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