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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 64 74 70
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 22 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.60% 0.89% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.77% 1.85% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £425 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
584 541 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.57% 48.26% 47.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 278 236
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.15 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -23.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £10.65 £10.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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
Salford - 4 £348 -
Altrincham - - - -
Sale - - - -
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 42 (53.16%) XML
3 40 (50.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (44.30%) Oracle
5 32 (40.51%) XSLT
5 32 (40.51%) Oracle Database
6 30 (37.97%) Java
7 27 (34.18%) Web Services
8 25 (31.65%) OO
8 25 (31.65%) JMS
9 24 (30.38%) Tomcat
10 23 (29.11%) Windows
10 23 (29.11%) PHP
10 23 (29.11%) HTTP
10 23 (29.11%) Subversion
10 23 (29.11%) LAMP
11 22 (27.85%) Maven
11 22 (27.85%) Grails
12 21 (26.58%) SQL
12 21 (26.58%) Servlets
13 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
13 19 (24.05%) J2SE
13 19 (24.05%) Derivative
13 19 (24.05%) Open Source
14 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
14 18 (22.78%) XSD
15 17 (21.52%) Android
15 17 (21.52%) jQuery
16 16 (20.25%) XPath
16 16 (20.25%) RabbitMQ

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (30.38%) Tomcat
2 12 (15.19%) WebSphere
3 11 (13.92%) NetWeaver
4 6 (7.59%) Confluence
5 4 (5.06%) Apache
5 4 (5.06%) JBoss
5 4 (5.06%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (2.53%) CMS
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (2.53%) nginx
7 1 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (13.92%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
1 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) HTTP
2 6 (7.59%) AMQP
3 4 (5.06%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) DMZ
4 2 (2.53%) SAN
4 2 (2.53%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) Network Security
5 1 (1.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (40.51%) Oracle Database
2 14 (17.72%) Hazelcast
3 12 (15.19%) Relational Database
3 12 (15.19%) RDBMS
4 11 (13.92%) DB2
4 11 (13.92%) SAP BW
5 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (8.86%) MySQL
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (6.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (5.06%) SQLPlus
8 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (5.06%) Hadoop
8 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 4 (5.06%) NoSQL
8 4 (5.06%) Big Data
9 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Discoverer
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 23 (29.11%) Subversion
2 22 (27.85%) Maven
3 18 (22.78%) Git (software)
4 11 (13.92%) Eclipse
5 6 (7.59%) JUnit
5 6 (7.59%) Mercurial
5 6 (7.59%) JIRA
5 6 (7.59%) Gradle
6 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (5.06%) Ant
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.53%) Introscope
General
1 4 (5.06%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) German Language
Job Titles
1 51 (64.56%) Developer
2 28 (35.44%) Java Developer
3 20 (25.32%) PHP Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Administrator
5 7 (8.86%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Web Engineer
7 3 (3.80%) Network Security Manager
7 3 (3.80%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Web Developer
7 3 (3.80%) Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SAP Basis Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) SAP Consultant
7 3 (3.80%) Systems Developer
7 3 (3.80%) SAP Basis Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (53.16%) XML
2 32 (40.51%) XSLT
3 27 (34.18%) Web Services
4 25 (31.65%) JMS
5 23 (29.11%) LAMP
6 22 (27.85%) Grails
7 21 (26.58%) Servlets
8 19 (24.05%) J2SE
9 18 (22.78%) XSD
10 17 (21.52%) jQuery
11 16 (20.25%) RabbitMQ
11 16 (20.25%) XML Schema
11 16 (20.25%) Spring
12 12 (15.19%) DOM
13 8 (10.13%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (10.13%) J2EE
13 8 (10.13%) SAX
14 7 (8.86%) SAP Basis
15 6 (7.59%) EJB
15 6 (7.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Derivative
1 19 (24.05%) Open Source
2 11 (13.92%) Client/Server
3 8 (10.13%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.80%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 74 (93.67%) Linux
2 40 (50.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (29.11%) Windows
4 17 (21.52%) Android
5 4 (5.06%) VMS
6 3 (3.80%) UNIX
6 3 (3.80%) SUSE
7 2 (2.53%) HPUX
7 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.53%) CentOS
7 2 (2.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) OO
2 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
3 11 (13.92%) ERP
3 11 (13.92%) CRM
4 9 (11.39%) ITIL
4 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
4 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) Scrum
5 8 (10.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (6.33%) TDD
7 4 (5.06%) Project Management
7 4 (5.06%) RAD
7 4 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.06%) Test Scripting
7 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.06%) User Stories
7 4 (5.06%) MapReduce
8 3 (3.80%) Migration
8 3 (3.80%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) PHP
3 21 (26.58%) SQL
4 19 (24.05%) JavaScript
5 16 (20.25%) XPath
6 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
8 1 (1.27%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) CCNP
1 8 (10.13%) CCNA
1 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.06%) MCSE
3 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.80%) RHCSA
4 3 (3.80%) ACSP
4 3 (3.80%) MCDST
4 3 (3.80%) MCTS
4 3 (3.80%) MCITP
4 3 (3.80%) MCSA
4 3 (3.80%) RHCE
4 3 (3.80%) CCDP
4 3 (3.80%) CCIP
4 3 (3.80%) IBM Certification
4 3 (3.80%) ACSA
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) QA
2 3 (3.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) Firmware
2 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Puppet
2 4 (5.06%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.53%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.53%) Nagios
3 2 (2.53%) CA Wily
3 2 (2.53%) Cacti
3 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) SAP
3 10 (12.66%) HP
4 9 (11.39%) Cisco
5 7 (8.86%) Avaya
6 6 (7.59%) Atlassian
7 5 (6.33%) Nortel
7 5 (6.33%) IBM
7 5 (6.33%) VMware
8 3 (3.80%) EMC
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
8 3 (3.80%) Apple
9 2 (2.53%) CA
9 2 (2.53%) FatWire
9 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.53%) Percona
10 1 (1.27%) Open-E
10 1 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
10 1 (1.27%) Citrix
10 1 (1.27%) TIBCO