The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Merseyside region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.49% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.19% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
90 84 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 47.12% 40.78% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 50
Average daily rate £288 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.29% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £78 £240 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 20
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.78% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £35.65 £21.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - - - - 2
Red Hat
North West

Red Hat
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Samba
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
1 1 (100.00%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (100.00%) KVM