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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 45 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 1 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.05% 0.29% 4.55%
As % of the Vendors category 9.09% 0.65% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 20
Average daily rate
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£265 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 - £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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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
308 155 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.51% 44.29% 46.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 58 103
Average daily rate £347 £363 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% +42.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 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 -7 27 £265 -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 54 (87.10%) Linux
2 50 (80.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (74.19%) Oracle
4 38 (61.29%) UNIX
5 35 (56.45%) WebLogic
6 29 (46.77%) Oracle Database
7 25 (40.32%) SC Cleared
7 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
8 24 (38.71%) SQL
8 24 (38.71%) Middleware
9 21 (33.87%) HP
10 18 (29.03%) Java
10 18 (29.03%) Perl
10 18 (29.03%) JBoss
10 18 (29.03%) Firewall
11 16 (25.81%) LDAP
11 16 (25.81%) IBM
11 16 (25.81%) Informatica
12 15 (24.19%) OpenView
12 15 (24.19%) DNS
12 15 (24.19%) SOA
12 15 (24.19%) WebSphere
13 14 (22.58%) VMware
13 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
14 13 (20.97%) AIX
15 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
15 12 (19.35%) Finance
15 12 (19.35%) Java EE
15 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.35%) AquaLogic

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 35 (56.45%) WebLogic
2 15 (24.19%) WebSphere
3 12 (19.35%) AquaLogic
4 5 (8.06%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (6.45%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.84%) FileNet
7 2 (3.23%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.84%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) Firewall
2 16 (25.81%) LDAP
3 15 (24.19%) DNS
4 10 (16.13%) OpenLDAP
5 9 (14.52%) SAN
6 8 (12.90%) VPN
6 8 (12.90%) LAN
6 8 (12.90%) WAN
6 8 (12.90%) SSH
7 5 (8.06%) DHCP
8 3 (4.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) Oracle Database
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.45%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Ant
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (27.42%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) UNIX Support
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Support Specialist
4 4 (6.45%) Administrator
4 4 (6.45%) Consultant
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (6.45%) DBA
4 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.45%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
4 4 (6.45%) Build Engineer
4 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.84%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Middleware
2 12 (19.35%) Java EE
3 8 (12.90%) Web Services
4 5 (8.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (6.45%) SOAP
5 4 (6.45%) J2EE
6 3 (4.84%) JDBC
6 3 (4.84%) JMS
6 3 (4.84%) JNDI
6 3 (4.84%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) Open Source
2 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
2 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
3 4 (6.45%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) HACMP
5 1 (1.61%) Informatics
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (87.10%) Linux
2 50 (80.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (61.29%) UNIX
4 13 (20.97%) AIX
5 11 (17.74%) Windows
6 10 (16.13%) Windows XP
6 10 (16.13%) Solaris
7 4 (6.45%) HPUX
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) SOA
2 11 (17.74%) Service Management
2 11 (17.74%) Configuration Management
3 8 (12.90%) ITIL
4 7 (11.29%) ETL
5 5 (8.06%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Change Management
6 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.45%) High Availability
6 4 (6.45%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (6.45%) DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) Workflow
7 3 (4.84%) Network Management
7 3 (4.84%) Project Management
7 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.61%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.61%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.71%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) Java
2 18 (29.03%) Perl
3 14 (22.58%) PL/SQL
4 8 (12.90%) Korn
5 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (4.84%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (40.32%) SC Cleared
1 25 (40.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.84%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
1 12 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.90%) NFS
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.45%) KVM
4 4 (6.45%) RHEV
5 3 (4.84%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 15 (24.19%) OpenView
2 2 (3.23%) OVSD
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Oracle
2 21 (33.87%) HP
3 18 (29.03%) JBoss
4 16 (25.81%) IBM
4 16 (25.81%) Informatica
5 14 (22.58%) VMware
6 7 (11.29%) Business Objects
7 5 (8.06%) Siebel
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.45%) Axway
9 3 (4.84%) Splunk
9 3 (4.84%) Sun