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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 44 50 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.84% 2.01% 3.68%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 3.45% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +7.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £248 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.44 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +33.33%
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
276 290 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.23% 58.23% 53.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 172 63
Average daily rate £365 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £198 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +25.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.10 £34.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +12 11 £300 +17.64% 6
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 40 (88.89%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle
4 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
5 21 (46.67%) HP
6 20 (44.44%) Middleware
7 18 (40.00%) Finance
7 18 (40.00%) Java
7 18 (40.00%) SOA
7 18 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 18 (40.00%) AquaLogic
7 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
7 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (37.78%) UNIX
8 17 (37.78%) OpenView
9 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
9 15 (33.33%) Clustering
10 14 (31.11%) ITIL
11 12 (26.67%) SQL
11 12 (26.67%) LDAP
12 11 (24.44%) Apache
12 11 (24.44%) MySQL
12 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
12 11 (24.44%) Informatica
12 11 (24.44%) Java EE
12 11 (24.44%) CentOS
13 9 (20.00%) MariaDB
13 9 (20.00%) SLA
13 9 (20.00%) LAMP
13 9 (20.00%) Service Management

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 26 (57.78%) WebLogic
2 18 (40.00%) AquaLogic
3 11 (24.44%) Apache
4 9 (20.00%) JBoss
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) LDAP
2 8 (17.78%) SAN
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
3 4 (8.89%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (8.89%) DNS
4 3 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (4.44%) LAN
5 2 (4.44%) WAN
5 2 (4.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 11 (24.44%) MySQL
3 9 (20.00%) MariaDB
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Ant
General
1 18 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Analyst
2 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Build Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Leader
5 4 (8.89%) DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Informatica Specialist
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (44.44%) Middleware
2 11 (24.44%) Java EE
3 9 (20.00%) LAMP
4 8 (17.78%) J2EE
5 7 (15.56%) JDBC
5 7 (15.56%) SOAP
5 7 (15.56%) Web Services
5 7 (15.56%) JMS
5 7 (15.56%) JNDI
6 3 (6.67%) Software Packaging
6 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) DataPower
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) HACMP
3 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (37.78%) UNIX
4 11 (24.44%) CentOS
5 5 (11.11%) Windows
5 5 (11.11%) AIX
5 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) SOA
2 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 14 (31.11%) ITIL
4 9 (20.00%) Service Management
5 8 (17.78%) High Availability
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
6 6 (13.33%) Network Management
6 6 (13.33%) DevOps
7 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.44%) Change Control
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
9 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (4.44%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) SQL
3 11 (24.44%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.00%) Perl
4 9 (20.00%) PHP
5 7 (15.56%) Shell Script
5 7 (15.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 3 (6.67%) C
7 2 (4.44%) Korn
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) VCP4
3 2 (4.44%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) NFS
3 2 (4.44%) GPFS
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Oracle
2 21 (46.67%) HP
3 11 (24.44%) Informatica
4 6 (13.33%) Splunk
5 5 (11.11%) IBM
6 4 (8.89%) Business Objects
7 3 (6.67%) Siebel
7 3 (6.67%) Axway
8 2 (4.44%) VMware
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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