The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.98% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.72% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+51.48% -5.85%
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 100 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 56.86% 57.80% 49.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 43
Average daily rate £468 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £175 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £175.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-89.71% +900.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) IMAP
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) OpenVPN
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JProfiler
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JConsole
1 1 (33.33%) VisualVM
1 1 (33.33%) YourKit
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) CGI
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (33.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) CLARiiON
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Celerra
1 1 (33.33%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (33.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) SUSE
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) HPUX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas File System
2 1 (33.33%) SRDF
2 1 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Varnish
2 1 (33.33%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) EMC TimeFinder
1 1 (33.33%) EMC Navisphere
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (33.33%) Cacti
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Sun
1 1 (33.33%) Dell
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) CommVault
1 1 (33.33%) Veritas
1 1 (33.33%) Symantec
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) SaltStack