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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 45 29 14
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.94% 5.06% 9.09%
As % of the Vendors category 6.97% 9.79% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 16
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£300 £282 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.28% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £244 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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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
330 327 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 42.15% 51.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 216 57
Average daily rate £300 £278 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.36 £13.50 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.48% +25.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.60 £19.75 £18.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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
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 5 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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 -9 21 £300 +7.14% 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (65.79%) Oracle
4 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
5 19 (50.00%) Java
6 17 (44.74%) HP
7 16 (42.11%) Informatica
8 15 (39.47%) Middleware
8 15 (39.47%) ITIL
8 15 (39.47%) LDAP
8 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
9 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
9 14 (36.84%) Clustering
9 14 (36.84%) SQL
10 13 (34.21%) UNIX
10 13 (34.21%) SOA
10 13 (34.21%) Problem Management
10 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
11 11 (28.95%) Finance
11 11 (28.95%) AquaLogic
11 11 (28.95%) AIX
11 11 (28.95%) J2EE
11 11 (28.95%) Service Management
11 11 (28.95%) IBM
12 10 (26.32%) JBoss
13 9 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
13 9 (23.68%) JDBC
13 9 (23.68%) Ant
13 9 (23.68%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 22 (57.89%) WebLogic
2 11 (28.95%) AquaLogic
3 10 (26.32%) JBoss
4 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (18.42%) Apache
4 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
5 4 (10.53%) FileNet
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) LDAP
2 5 (13.16%) SAN
3 4 (10.53%) SSL
3 4 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (7.89%) Network Security
4 3 (7.89%) Firewall
4 3 (7.89%) VPN
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (2.63%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) SSH
6 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (18.42%) MySQL
4 5 (13.16%) MariaDB
5 2 (5.26%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Ant
2 1 (2.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
1 7 (18.42%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) UNIX Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (2.63%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) Middleware
2 11 (28.95%) J2EE
3 9 (23.68%) JDBC
3 9 (23.68%) JMS
3 9 (23.68%) JNDI
4 8 (21.05%) SOAP
4 8 (21.05%) Web Services
5 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (18.42%) Software Packaging
6 5 (13.16%) LAMP
7 4 (10.53%) Java EE
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Clustering
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) DataPower
4 4 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (10.53%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.26%) HACMP
6 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 28 (73.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (34.21%) UNIX
4 11 (28.95%) AIX
5 7 (18.42%) CentOS
6 2 (5.26%) Windows
6 2 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.63%) HPUX
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 13 (34.21%) SOA
2 13 (34.21%) Problem Management
3 11 (28.95%) Service Management
4 9 (23.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (23.68%) High Availability
5 8 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.79%) Change Control
6 6 (15.79%) DevOps
7 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (13.16%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (10.53%) Change Management
9 3 (7.89%) Network Management
10 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (5.26%) Six Sigma
10 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.26%) Lean Six Sigma
10 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 9 (23.68%) PL/SQL
3 9 (23.68%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 8 (21.05%) Perl
5 5 (13.16%) PHP
6 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.26%) C
7 2 (5.26%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Security Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) GPFS
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) vSphere
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.63%) Xen
2 1 (2.63%) NFS
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) OpenView
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) HP
3 16 (42.11%) Informatica
4 11 (28.95%) IBM
5 7 (18.42%) Siebel
5 7 (18.42%) Axway
6 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
6 4 (10.53%) Sun
7 3 (7.89%) Splunk
8 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 2 (5.26%) Sybase
8 2 (5.26%) VMware
9 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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