The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 50 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 20 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.55% - 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 5.54% - 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
Red Hat
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
361 210 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.10% 55.85% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 99 88
Average daily rate £360 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.26% -5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £193 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 30
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £15.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £10.35 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £28.19 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 15 £300 -
Teesside - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (60.42%) Oracle
4 27 (56.25%) WebLogic
5 23 (47.92%) Middleware
6 22 (45.83%) HP
7 21 (43.75%) Oracle Database
8 20 (41.67%) OpenView
8 20 (41.67%) UNIX
8 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
8 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
9 19 (39.58%) SOA
9 19 (39.58%) Java
10 16 (33.33%) Finance
10 16 (33.33%) AquaLogic
11 15 (31.25%) Java EE
12 14 (29.17%) ITIL
13 13 (27.08%) SQL
13 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
13 13 (27.08%) Clustering
14 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
14 10 (20.83%) LDAP
15 9 (18.75%) Apache
15 9 (18.75%) JBoss
15 9 (18.75%) Perl
15 9 (18.75%) PHP
15 9 (18.75%) MySQL
15 9 (18.75%) SLA
15 9 (18.75%) LAMP
15 9 (18.75%) CentOS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 27 (56.25%) WebLogic
2 16 (33.33%) AquaLogic
3 9 (18.75%) JBoss
3 9 (18.75%) Apache
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) LDAP
2 8 (16.67%) SAN
3 7 (14.58%) Firewall
4 6 (12.50%) DNS
5 5 (10.42%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (6.25%) VPN
6 3 (6.25%) SSH
6 3 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) Oracle Database
2 9 (18.75%) MariaDB
2 9 (18.75%) MySQL
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Ant
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (14.58%) Administrator
2 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Analyst
3 5 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (10.42%) Build Engineer
3 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.33%) DBA
4 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.25%) Consultant
5 3 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (4.17%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.17%) Informatica Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) UNIX Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (47.92%) Middleware
2 15 (31.25%) Java EE
3 9 (18.75%) LAMP
4 6 (12.50%) J2EE
4 6 (12.50%) Web Services
5 5 (10.42%) JMS
5 5 (10.42%) JDBC
5 5 (10.42%) SOAP
5 5 (10.42%) JNDI
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
3 2 (4.17%) HACMP
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 42 (87.50%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (41.67%) UNIX
4 9 (18.75%) CentOS
5 7 (14.58%) Windows
6 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 4 (8.33%) AIX
8 3 (6.25%) Solaris
9 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.08%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) SOA
2 14 (29.17%) ITIL
3 13 (27.08%) Problem Management
4 8 (16.67%) Service Management
5 7 (14.58%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Network Management
6 6 (12.50%) High Availability
7 5 (10.42%) DevOps
7 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.17%) Workflow
9 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
10 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.08%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (39.58%) Java
2 13 (27.08%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 9 (18.75%) Perl
4 9 (18.75%) PHP
5 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
5 5 (10.42%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (6.25%) Korn
6 3 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.25%) NFS
4 2 (4.17%) GPFS
4 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) KVM
5 1 (2.08%) RHEV
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (41.67%) OpenView
2 2 (4.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (60.42%) Oracle
2 22 (45.83%) HP
3 8 (16.67%) Informatica
4 6 (12.50%) Splunk
5 4 (8.33%) Business Objects
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.08%) Axway
8 1 (2.08%) Siebel
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix