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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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 July 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 17 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 22 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 6.63% 4.71% 11.26%
As % of the Vendors category 13.41% 10.53% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 28
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
164 76 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 49.40% 44.71% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 31 78
Average daily rate £325 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+143.90% -52.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 41 (85.42%) Linux
2 38 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (77.08%) UNIX
4 33 (68.75%) Oracle
5 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
5 25 (52.08%) IBM
6 21 (43.75%) AIX
7 20 (41.67%) SQL
7 20 (41.67%) JBoss
7 20 (41.67%) Firewall
7 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
8 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
8 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
9 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
10 16 (33.33%) Informatica
11 15 (31.25%) Perl
11 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
12 14 (29.17%) VMware
13 13 (27.08%) DNS
14 12 (25.00%) LDAP
14 12 (25.00%) Middleware
14 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (22.92%) Solaris
16 10 (20.83%) LAN
16 10 (20.83%) WAN
16 10 (20.83%) VPN
16 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
16 10 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (20.83%) HP
16 10 (20.83%) Service Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 25 (52.08%) WebLogic
2 20 (41.67%) WebSphere
3 10 (20.83%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (8.33%) FileNet
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Firewall
2 13 (27.08%) DNS
3 12 (25.00%) LDAP
4 10 (20.83%) LAN
4 10 (20.83%) WAN
4 10 (20.83%) VPN
5 8 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (16.67%) SSH
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
6 5 (10.42%) DHCP
7 4 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (14.58%) UNIX Support
4 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Linux Support
5 4 (8.33%) Build Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) Middleware
2 10 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (6.25%) Software Packaging
5 2 (4.17%) Java EE
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Open Source
2 5 (10.42%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.42%) HACMP
2 5 (10.42%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) Informatics
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Linux
2 38 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (77.08%) UNIX
4 21 (43.75%) AIX
5 11 (22.92%) Solaris
6 8 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.83%) Service Management
3 7 (14.58%) Change Control
3 7 (14.58%) ETL
4 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Testing
5 5 (10.42%) Workflow
6 4 (8.33%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (8.33%) DevOps
6 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
8 2 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.17%) SOA
9 1 (2.08%) OO
9 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.08%) Change Management
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.08%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 15 (31.25%) Perl
3 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.67%) Korn
4 5 (10.42%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 18 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.42%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.67%) NFS
4 5 (10.42%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.42%) GPFS
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (8.33%) KVM
5 4 (8.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (68.75%) Oracle
2 25 (52.08%) IBM
3 20 (41.67%) JBoss
4 16 (33.33%) Informatica
5 14 (29.17%) VMware
6 10 (20.83%) HP
7 9 (18.75%) Siebel
8 7 (14.58%) Axway
9 5 (10.42%) Citrix
10 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
10 4 (8.33%) Sun
11 1 (2.08%) Microsoft