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 Middlesex 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 Middlesex 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 28 24 33
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% 0.50% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.88% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £550 £275 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -22.26%
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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 114 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 53.97% 57.29% 51.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 57 78
Average daily rate £400 £380 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £258 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £573 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 10
Average hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAP