The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 30 24 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 25 10 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.65% 2.99% 6.72%
As % of the Vendors category 9.77% 6.85% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 28
Average daily rate
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£280 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 146 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 47.58% 43.58% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 59 120
Average daily rate £325 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £535 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -48.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -1 23 £263 -25.00% 4
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 49 (84.48%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) UNIX
3 41 (70.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (60.34%) Oracle
5 26 (44.83%) IBM
6 25 (43.10%) WebLogic
7 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
7 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
8 21 (36.21%) AIX
9 20 (34.48%) SQL
9 20 (34.48%) JBoss
9 20 (34.48%) Firewall
9 20 (34.48%) WebSphere
10 18 (31.03%) Perl
11 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
11 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
12 16 (27.59%) Informatica
13 14 (24.14%) Solaris
13 14 (24.14%) VMware
14 13 (22.41%) DNS
15 12 (20.69%) LDAP
15 12 (20.69%) Middleware
15 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (17.24%) Open Source
16 10 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
16 10 (17.24%) VPN
16 10 (17.24%) HP
16 10 (17.24%) Service Management
16 10 (17.24%) LAN
16 10 (17.24%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 25 (43.10%) WebLogic
2 20 (34.48%) WebSphere
3 10 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.90%) FileNet
4 4 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 20 (34.48%) Firewall
2 13 (22.41%) DNS
3 12 (20.69%) LDAP
4 10 (17.24%) VPN
4 10 (17.24%) LAN
4 10 (17.24%) WAN
5 8 (13.79%) OpenLDAP
5 8 (13.79%) SSH
6 5 (8.62%) SAN
6 5 (8.62%) DHCP
7 4 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle Database
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) UNIX Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Build Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (13.79%) UNIX Support
4 7 (12.07%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) Linux Support
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.17%) Developer
9 2 (3.45%) UNIX Specialist
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Middleware
2 10 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (12.07%) Software Packaging
4 4 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (3.45%) Java EE
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Open Source
2 5 (8.62%) HACMP
2 5 (8.62%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.62%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Informatics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) UNIX
3 41 (70.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (36.21%) AIX
5 14 (24.14%) Solaris
6 8 (13.79%) Windows
7 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.90%) HPUX
9 2 (3.45%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Configuration Management
2 10 (17.24%) Service Management
3 7 (12.07%) ETL
3 7 (12.07%) Change Control
4 6 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) ITIL
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.62%) Workflow
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps
6 4 (6.90%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (5.17%) Project Management
8 2 (3.45%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (3.45%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.45%) SOA
8 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) OO
9 1 (1.72%) Change Management
9 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) SQL
2 18 (31.03%) Perl
3 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
3 8 (13.79%) Korn
4 5 (8.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) SC Cleared
1 24 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.79%) NFS
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 5 (8.62%) GPFS
5 4 (6.90%) KVM
5 4 (6.90%) RHEV
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) IBM
3 20 (34.48%) JBoss
4 16 (27.59%) Informatica
5 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 10 (17.24%) HP
7 9 (15.52%) Siebel
8 7 (12.07%) Axway
9 5 (8.62%) Citrix
10 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
10 4 (6.90%) Sun
11 1 (1.72%) Microsoft