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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 30 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.89% 3.51% 8.50%
As % of the Vendors category 8.15% 8.11% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 21
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £333 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
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Tyne and Wear

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
184 74 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.67% 43.27% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 31 76
Average daily rate £335 £363 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +39.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £18.50 £10.63 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.11% -50.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (72.09%) Oracle
3 31 (72.09%) UNIX
4 21 (48.84%) WebLogic
5 20 (46.51%) Firewall
6 19 (44.19%) SQL
6 19 (44.19%) IBM
7 16 (37.21%) AIX
7 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
8 15 (34.88%) JBoss
8 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
9 14 (32.56%) Perl
9 14 (32.56%) VMware
10 13 (30.23%) DNS
10 13 (30.23%) Middleware
10 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
11 12 (27.91%) Informatica
11 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (25.58%) Solaris
12 11 (25.58%) LDAP
13 10 (23.26%) LAN
13 10 (23.26%) WAN
13 10 (23.26%) VPN
13 10 (23.26%) Service Management
13 10 (23.26%) Open Source
14 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
15 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 21 (48.84%) WebLogic
2 15 (34.88%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (6.98%) FileNet
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) Firewall
2 13 (30.23%) DNS
3 11 (25.58%) LDAP
4 10 (23.26%) LAN
4 10 (23.26%) WAN
4 10 (23.26%) VPN
5 8 (18.60%) SSH
5 8 (18.60%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (11.63%) SAN
6 5 (11.63%) DHCP
7 3 (6.98%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (16.28%) UNIX Support
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Support Specialist
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Support
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.65%) UNIX Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) Middleware
2 5 (11.63%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (9.30%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) Java EE
4 3 (6.98%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Open Source
2 5 (11.63%) Fat Client
2 5 (11.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (11.63%) HACMP
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Informatics
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (72.09%) UNIX
4 16 (37.21%) AIX
5 11 (25.58%) Solaris
6 8 (18.60%) Windows
7 7 (16.28%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Configuration Management
2 10 (23.26%) Service Management
3 7 (16.28%) ETL
4 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
6 4 (9.30%) Workflow
6 4 (9.30%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (6.98%) SOA
7 3 (6.98%) Change Control
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.65%) Lean Six Sigma
9 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.33%) DevOps
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.33%) OO
9 1 (2.33%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Perl
3 8 (18.60%) PL/SQL
3 8 (18.60%) Korn
4 5 (11.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) SC Cleared
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) Active Directory
3 8 (18.60%) NFS
4 5 (11.63%) GPFS
4 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (9.30%) KVM
5 4 (9.30%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OpenView
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Oracle
2 19 (44.19%) IBM
3 15 (34.88%) JBoss
4 14 (32.56%) VMware
5 12 (27.91%) Informatica
6 8 (18.60%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) Siebel
8 4 (9.30%) Axway
9 3 (6.98%) Sun
9 3 (6.98%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.33%) Microsoft