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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 72 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.47% 1.41% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 3.10% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 9
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 £292 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +21.21%
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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
697 645 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.76% 45.49% 40.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 294 171
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Altrincham - - - -
Oldham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
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North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 44 (88.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (50.00%) Windows
4 23 (46.00%) Oracle
5 20 (40.00%) Java
5 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (32.00%) JMS
7 14 (28.00%) Web Services
7 14 (28.00%) XML
8 13 (26.00%) Open Source
9 12 (24.00%) OO
9 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
10 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
10 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
10 11 (22.00%) Puppet
11 10 (20.00%) Subversion
11 10 (20.00%) Maven
11 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 10 (20.00%) Internet
12 9 (18.00%) Scrum
12 9 (18.00%) UNIX
12 9 (18.00%) J2SE
12 9 (18.00%) HTTP
12 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (18.00%) Servlets
12 9 (18.00%) PHP
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
12 9 (18.00%) QA
12 9 (18.00%) Grails

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (22.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (14.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (14.00%) Confluence
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) NetWeaver
5 4 (8.00%) JBoss
6 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (4.00%) nginx
7 2 (4.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Office 365
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.00%) Route 53
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Internet
2 9 (18.00%) HTTP
3 8 (16.00%) SAN
4 7 (14.00%) AMQP
5 4 (8.00%) VPN
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
6 3 (6.00%) DNS
6 3 (6.00%) Firewall
7 2 (4.00%) SSH
7 2 (4.00%) Extranet
7 2 (4.00%) SSL
7 2 (4.00%) SNMP
7 2 (4.00%) SMTP
8 1 (2.00%) DHCP
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 8 (16.00%) MySQL
3 8 (16.00%) RDBMS
3 8 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (14.00%) MongoDB
4 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.00%) Big Data
5 6 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (10.00%) DB2
6 5 (10.00%) SAP BW
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
7 4 (8.00%) SQLPlus
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (8.00%) Hazelcast
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (20.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) Maven
3 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 7 (14.00%) Ant
3 7 (14.00%) JUnit
3 7 (14.00%) Mercurial
3 7 (14.00%) Cucumber
3 7 (14.00%) Gradle
4 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) Hudson
General
1 2 (4.00%) Finance
1 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Developer
2 16 (32.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) PHP Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) DBA
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Integrator
8 1 (2.00%) SAP Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Web Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Web Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) JMS
2 14 (28.00%) Web Services
2 14 (28.00%) XML
3 9 (18.00%) Servlets
3 9 (18.00%) J2SE
3 9 (18.00%) Grails
4 7 (14.00%) Java EE
4 7 (14.00%) JSON
4 7 (14.00%) XSLT
4 7 (14.00%) EJB
5 6 (12.00%) LAMP
6 5 (10.00%) J2EE
7 4 (8.00%) XML Schema
7 4 (8.00%) Spring
8 3 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (6.00%) SAP Basis
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 3 (6.00%) SAX
8 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (6.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Open Source
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.00%) Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Life Science
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (88.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (50.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.00%) UNIX
5 7 (14.00%) CentOS
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (8.00%) Android
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (8.00%) Solaris
7 4 (8.00%) VMS
7 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) AIX
8 2 (4.00%) HPUX
8 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.00%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) OO
2 11 (22.00%) Configuration Management
2 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 9 (18.00%) Scrum
5 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.00%) MapReduce
6 7 (14.00%) User Stories
6 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
6 7 (14.00%) TDD
7 5 (10.00%) ERP
7 5 (10.00%) CRM
8 4 (8.00%) RAD
8 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (6.00%) DevOps
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (18.00%) PHP
2 9 (18.00%) SQL
3 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
4 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.00%) XPath
6 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.00%) CCA
3 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) CCIE
3 2 (4.00%) CCEE
3 2 (4.00%) CCAA
4 1 (2.00%) CCNP
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) MetaFrame
2 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (8.00%) XenApp
3 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Puppet
2 8 (16.00%) Vagrant
3 3 (6.00%) Nagios
3 3 (6.00%) Cacti
4 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (4.00%) Hyperic
5 1 (2.00%) Icinga
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Oracle
2 7 (14.00%) VMware
2 7 (14.00%) Atlassian
3 6 (12.00%) HP
4 5 (10.00%) EMC
4 5 (10.00%) SAP
5 4 (8.00%) AppSense
5 4 (8.00%) Citrix
6 3 (6.00%) NetApp
7 2 (4.00%) Percona
8 1 (2.00%) Cyber-Ark
8 1 (2.00%) Open-E
8 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) CommVault
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco
8 1 (2.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.00%) Nortel
8 1 (2.00%) Dell