The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 33 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.08% 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.88% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside region.

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
160 114 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 57.55% 54.03% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 65 35
Average daily rate £283 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £421 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £18.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Merseyside region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Merseyside region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) HPUX
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Firmware
3 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) EMC
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) SNMP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
6 1 (12.50%) Information Security
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 4 (50.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) SNMP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) HPUX
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Nagios
1 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp