The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 47 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.26% 6.47% 4.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.86% 13.92% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 5
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£263 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Vendors Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
222 158 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 38.54% 46.47% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 118 35
Average daily rate £282 £281 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.26% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £45.00 £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (88.89%) Oracle
4 21 (77.78%) WebLogic
5 19 (70.37%) Java
6 18 (66.67%) Informatica
7 17 (62.96%) LDAP
8 16 (59.26%) SQL
8 16 (59.26%) HP
9 13 (48.15%) Middleware
9 13 (48.15%) SOA
9 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
9 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
10 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
10 12 (44.44%) ITIL
11 11 (40.74%) J2EE
11 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
11 11 (40.74%) Service Management
12 10 (37.04%) Finance
12 10 (37.04%) Clustering
12 10 (37.04%) SLA
12 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
12 10 (37.04%) JMS
12 10 (37.04%) JBoss
12 10 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (37.04%) UNIX
12 10 (37.04%) JDBC
12 10 (37.04%) SOAP
12 10 (37.04%) Web Services
12 10 (37.04%) Ant

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 21 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 10 (37.04%) AquaLogic
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
3 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (18.52%) FileNet
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (7.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) LDAP
2 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (18.52%) SSL
3 4 (14.81%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) SSH
5 1 (3.70%) VLAN
5 1 (3.70%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) DNS
5 1 (3.70%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Informatica Developer
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Environment Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Middleware
2 11 (40.74%) J2EE
3 10 (37.04%) JDBC
3 10 (37.04%) SOAP
3 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 10 (37.04%) JMS
3 10 (37.04%) JNDI
4 8 (29.63%) Software Packaging
4 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (7.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Clustering
2 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) DataPower
4 5 (18.52%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
5 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (37.04%) UNIX
4 9 (33.33%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Windows
5 2 (7.41%) CentOS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) SOA
2 12 (44.44%) ITIL
3 11 (40.74%) Service Management
4 10 (37.04%) Problem Management
4 10 (37.04%) High Availability
4 10 (37.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (25.93%) Change Control
5 7 (25.93%) DevOps
5 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
6 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (18.52%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Line Management
9 1 (3.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (3.70%) Scrum
9 1 (3.70%) ETL
9 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 16 (59.26%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) PL/SQL
4 10 (37.04%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 10 (37.04%) Shell Script
5 9 (33.33%) Perl
6 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (3.70%) Korn
7 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Oracle
2 18 (66.67%) Informatica
3 16 (59.26%) HP
4 9 (33.33%) IBM
5 8 (29.63%) Siebel
5 8 (29.63%) Axway
6 5 (18.52%) Sun
6 5 (18.52%) Business Objects
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) Sybase
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) VMware