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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 52 41 46
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 2.32% 2.16%
As % of the Vendors category 6.58% 4.71% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Average daily rate £310 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £350 £400
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 £22.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-44.37% +1.26%
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
365 297 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.93% 49.17% 59.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 181 155
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £259 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 30
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.80 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -16 22 £310 +3.33% 1
Durham +1 2 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (76.32%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 18 (47.37%) Oracle
4 18 (47.37%) Solaris
5 17 (44.74%) AIX
5 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (39.47%) Java
7 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
8 14 (36.84%) Axway
9 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
10 10 (26.32%) Clustering
10 10 (26.32%) Middleware
10 10 (26.32%) Unix
11 9 (23.68%) VPN
11 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
11 9 (23.68%) Open Source
12 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
12 8 (21.05%) High Availability
12 8 (21.05%) IBM AIX Certification
12 8 (21.05%) IBM
12 8 (21.05%) HACMP
12 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (21.05%) Firewall
12 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
12 8 (21.05%) Apache
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
12 8 (21.05%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (21.05%) Apache
2 7 (18.42%) IIS
2 7 (18.42%) JBoss
2 7 (18.42%) Jetty
2 7 (18.42%) nginx
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle 10gAS
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle Application Server
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Spatial
3 6 (15.79%) PowerExchange
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.79%) OpenShift
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.68%) VPN
2 8 (21.05%) Firewall
2 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) DHCP
3 7 (18.42%) DNS
3 7 (18.42%) FTP
3 7 (18.42%) HTTP
3 7 (18.42%) IPsec
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
3 7 (18.42%) SSL
3 7 (18.42%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Database
1 7 (18.42%) PowerCenter
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.53%) Data Mining
4 3 (7.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) Log4j
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) FishEye
3 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
1 7 (18.42%) Java Developer
1 7 (18.42%) Linux Support
1 7 (18.42%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) AIX Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) AIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Scripter
6 1 (2.63%) Linux Technician
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) UX Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Web Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Middleware
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) J2EE
2 7 (18.42%) Servlets
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Clustering
2 8 (21.05%) HACMP
3 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (76.32%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (47.37%) Solaris
4 17 (44.74%) AIX
5 10 (26.32%) Unix
6 8 (21.05%) Windows
7 3 (7.89%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (5.26%) CentOS
9 1 (2.63%) Fedora
9 1 (2.63%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Configuration Management
2 9 (23.68%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (23.68%) Open Source
3 8 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (21.05%) High Availability
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL V3
4 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (18.42%) Automated Testing
4 7 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) Service Management
4 7 (18.42%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.79%) CRM
5 6 (15.79%) Lean Six Sigma
5 6 (15.79%) Six Sigma
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Web Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) Java
2 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C++
2 1 (2.63%) Perl
2 1 (2.63%) PHP
2 1 (2.63%) Python
2 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) IBM AIX Certification
4 7 (18.42%) RHCE
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (21.05%) GPFS
3 7 (18.42%) Xen
4 6 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.63%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) logstash
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (47.37%) Oracle
3 14 (36.84%) Axway
4 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) IBM
5 8 (21.05%) SAP
6 7 (18.42%) Genesys
6 7 (18.42%) Informatica
6 7 (18.42%) Sun
7 6 (15.79%) HP
7 6 (15.79%) Siebel
8 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.63%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.63%) Splunk