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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / North East
Rank 36 63 42
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 68 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 6.80% 1.79% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 12.81% 4.30% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 6 12
Median daily rate £327 £486 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +61.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £533 £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £50.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
531 372 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.10% 41.70% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 211 220
Median daily rate £350 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 9
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.85 £21.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.19 £10.34 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £48.70 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the North East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +23 66 £329 -32.34%
Durham +5 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 133 (87.50%) Linux
2 95 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 91 (59.87%) Unix
4 87 (57.24%) Oracle
5 66 (43.42%) DevOps
6 62 (40.79%) AIX
7 58 (38.16%) WebLogic
8 53 (34.87%) HP
9 49 (32.24%) JBoss
10 47 (30.92%) Security Cleared
11 44 (28.95%) IBM
12 40 (26.32%) Puppet
13 39 (25.66%) ITIL
14 38 (25.00%) High Availability
14 38 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
15 37 (24.34%) Analytical Skills
16 36 (23.68%) Solaris
16 36 (23.68%) Clustering
17 35 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
18 34 (22.37%) Firewall
18 34 (22.37%) Sun
19 33 (21.71%) Configuration Management
20 32 (21.05%) Perl
20 32 (21.05%) Software Packaging
21 31 (20.39%) Apache
21 31 (20.39%) Cisco
21 31 (20.39%) Informatica
22 30 (19.74%) TCP/IP
22 30 (19.74%) Windows

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 58 (38.16%) WebLogic
2 49 (32.24%) JBoss
3 31 (20.39%) Apache
4 23 (15.13%) Tomcat
5 22 (14.47%) WebSphere
6 21 (13.82%) iPlanet
6 21 (13.82%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (13.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 10 (6.58%) Confluence
9 8 (5.26%) FileNet
9 8 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
10 7 (4.61%) PowerExchange
11 5 (3.29%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (13.16%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (7.24%) IaaS
2 11 (7.24%) PaaS
2 11 (7.24%) SaaS
3 5 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.29%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 34 (22.37%) Firewall
2 30 (19.74%) TCP/IP
3 29 (19.08%) LDAP
4 20 (13.16%) SAN
5 19 (12.50%) DNS
6 14 (9.21%) SSL
7 10 (6.58%) Network Security
8 8 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
8 8 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 8 (5.26%) OpenLDAP
8 8 (5.26%) SSH
8 8 (5.26%) WAN
9 3 (1.97%) Wireless
10 2 (1.32%) CTI
11 1 (0.66%) DHCP
11 1 (0.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.82%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (7.24%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.26%) MySQL
4 7 (4.61%) PowerCenter
5 6 (3.95%) BODI
6 3 (1.97%) OLAP
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle OLAP
6 3 (1.97%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.66%) Big Data
7 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.66%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (7.24%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.26%) JIRA
4 7 (4.61%) ClearCase
4 7 (4.61%) StarTeam
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle APEX
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (2.63%) Hudson
6 4 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 2 (1.32%) Finance
2 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (23.03%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (18.42%) Administrator
3 27 (17.76%) Linux Engineer
4 16 (10.53%) Architect
5 15 (9.87%) Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.21%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (8.55%) Unix Engineer
8 11 (7.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 10 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
9 10 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (5.26%) Systems Architect
10 8 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
11 7 (4.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.95%) Support Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (3.95%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 5 (3.29%) HPUX Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 5 (3.29%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.05%) Software Packaging
2 21 (13.82%) J2EE
2 21 (13.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (5.92%) Middleware
4 8 (5.26%) LAMP
5 2 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (24.34%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (23.68%) Clustering
3 9 (5.92%) Public Cloud
4 8 (5.26%) DataPower
5 7 (4.61%) Private Cloud
6 6 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.63%) HACMP
8 3 (1.97%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.97%) EFT
9 2 (1.32%) Handset
9 2 (1.32%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.32%) Tandem
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.66%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.66%) Replication
10 1 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 133 (87.50%) Linux
2 95 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 91 (59.87%) Unix
4 62 (40.79%) AIX
5 36 (23.68%) Solaris
6 30 (19.74%) Windows
7 26 (17.11%) HPUX
8 13 (8.55%) Windows Server
9 11 (7.24%) SUSE
10 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (5.26%) Windows XP
12 7 (4.61%) CentOS
12 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.97%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (43.42%) DevOps
2 39 (25.66%) ITIL
3 38 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.00%) High Availability
4 33 (21.71%) Configuration Management
5 29 (19.08%) OO
6 28 (18.42%) Open Source
7 23 (15.13%) Change Control
8 22 (14.47%) Load Balancing
9 13 (8.55%) Service Delivery
9 13 (8.55%) Workflow
10 11 (7.24%) Compliance Management
10 11 (7.24%) Migration
11 10 (6.58%) Change Management
12 9 (5.92%) PRINCE2
13 8 (5.26%) ETL
13 8 (5.26%) Problem Management
13 8 (5.26%) Unit Testing
14 6 (3.95%) Change Data Capture
14 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.05%) Perl
2 26 (17.11%) SQL
3 20 (13.16%) PowerShell
4 16 (10.53%) Java
4 16 (10.53%) Korn
5 11 (7.24%) Bash Shell
5 11 (7.24%) PL/SQL
6 8 (5.26%) C-shell
7 4 (2.63%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.32%) Python
8 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.66%) C
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) PHP
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (30.92%) Security Cleared
2 37 (24.34%) SC Cleared
3 12 (7.89%) RHCE
4 8 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (2.63%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 20 (13.16%) KVM
1 20 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 15 (9.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (6.58%) NFS
5 9 (5.92%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (5.26%) Samba
7 5 (3.29%) Docker
8 4 (2.63%) GPFS
8 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (26.32%) Puppet
2 35 (23.03%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.58%) Ansible
4 8 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.32%) Dollar Universe
6 2 (1.32%) Nagios
6 2 (1.32%) Packer
6 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.66%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.66%) SCCM
Vendors
1 87 (57.24%) Oracle
2 53 (34.87%) HP
3 44 (28.95%) IBM
4 34 (22.37%) Sun
5 31 (20.39%) Cisco
5 31 (20.39%) Informatica
6 27 (17.76%) F5
7 23 (15.13%) Siebel
8 22 (14.47%) VMware
9 20 (13.16%) Axway
10 19 (12.50%) Veritas
11 10 (6.58%) Atlassian
12 8 (5.26%) EMC
12 8 (5.26%) TIBCO
13 5 (3.29%) Microsoft
14 4 (2.63%) Citrix
15 3 (1.97%) Brocade
16 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
17 1 (0.66%) PlateSpin
17 1 (0.66%) RightScale