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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
North West / Merseyside
Rank 29 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 12 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.87% 0.31% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 7.84% 0.61% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
153 165 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.35% 51.56% 57.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 104 75
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £219 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £12.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.20 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 12 £350 -17.64% 1
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) NetApp
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
4 9 (56.25%) NAS
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) SUSE
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (31.25%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) Solaris
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet
8 4 (25.00%) F5
8 4 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
8 4 (25.00%) Docker
9 3 (18.75%) DevOps
9 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
9 3 (18.75%) SAN
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) CentOS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) Liferay
3 1 (6.25%) nginx
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) NAS
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum Master
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
1 1 (6.25%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Linux
1 15 (93.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) SUSE
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
7 3 (18.75%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 3 (18.75%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) PHP
1 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (6.25%) Ansible
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) NetApp
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) F5
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire