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 West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 29 September 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 91 148 59
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -89
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 65 17 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.83% 0.38% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 0.94% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 6 60
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
- +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.20%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1628 1809 1510
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.92% 40.33% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 1041 814
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £231 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 90 103
Median hourly rate £20.73 £16.84 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.09% -6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.02 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the North West region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the North West region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +22 35 £425 +6.25% 10
Cheshire +26 16 £425 -10.52% 2
Lancashire +25 10 £450 - 4
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 121 (88.97%) Linux
2 89 (65.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (40.44%) Unix
4 54 (39.71%) Puppet
5 46 (33.82%) VMware
6 37 (27.21%) ITIL
7 34 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 34 (25.00%) DevOps
8 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
9 28 (20.59%) Solaris
9 28 (20.59%) JBoss
10 26 (19.12%) Java
10 26 (19.12%) CentOS
11 25 (18.38%) Windows
12 24 (17.65%) Oracle
12 24 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 23 (16.91%) Apache
14 22 (16.18%) AIX
14 22 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
15 20 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
16 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (13.24%) Clustering
17 18 (13.24%) DNS
18 17 (12.50%) PHP
19 15 (11.03%) Middleware
19 15 (11.03%) Internet
19 15 (11.03%) MySQL
19 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
20 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
20 14 (10.29%) Project Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (20.59%) JBoss
2 23 (16.91%) Apache
3 13 (9.56%) OpenStack
4 11 (8.09%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.35%) WebLogic
5 10 (7.35%) WebSphere
6 9 (6.62%) IIS
6 9 (6.62%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (5.15%) Tuxedo
8 6 (4.41%) SharePoint
9 5 (3.68%) SAS
10 4 (2.94%) Liferay
11 2 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.47%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.47%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.47%) TPMS
11 2 (1.47%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.21%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.18%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.68%) PaaS
3 4 (2.94%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.21%) GitHub
4 3 (2.21%) Route 53
5 2 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.47%) Engine Yard
5 2 (1.47%) Heroku
5 2 (1.47%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) DNS
2 15 (11.03%) Internet
3 9 (6.62%) DHCP
3 9 (6.62%) SAN
4 8 (5.88%) Firewall
4 8 (5.88%) HTTP
4 8 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 7 (5.15%) LDAP
6 6 (4.41%) SSL
7 5 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.68%) IMAP
7 5 (3.68%) MRTG
7 5 (3.68%) SMTP
8 4 (2.94%) Network Security
9 3 (2.21%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.47%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.47%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (1.47%) SNMP
10 2 (1.47%) VLAN
11 1 (0.74%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) MySQL
2 4 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.21%) Big Data
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (2.21%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.47%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.47%) Redis
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.74%) GIS
5 1 (0.74%) Neo4j
5 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.74%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 29 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 12 (8.82%) Eclipse
2 12 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.88%) Subversion
4 7 (5.15%) Hudson
4 7 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.94%) Vagrant
6 3 (2.21%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.21%) StarTeam
7 2 (1.47%) Introscope
7 2 (1.47%) JIRA
7 2 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.74%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.74%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.74%) GitLab
8 1 (0.74%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.74%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (6.62%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Retail
4 2 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (15.44%) Administrator
1 21 (15.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 20 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (12.50%) Developer
4 15 (11.03%) Consultant
5 14 (10.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 12 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
7 11 (8.09%) Analyst
7 11 (8.09%) Architect
7 11 (8.09%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (5.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (5.15%) Senior Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.41%) AWS DevOps
10 6 (4.41%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.41%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (4.41%) Systems Architect
10 6 (4.41%) Unix Administrator
11 5 (3.68%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.03%) Middleware
2 10 (7.35%) LAMP
3 9 (6.62%) Web Services
4 8 (5.88%) JSP
5 7 (5.15%) REST
5 7 (5.15%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (4.41%) .NET
6 6 (4.41%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.41%) SOAP
7 5 (3.68%) XSD
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.21%) WAMP
9 2 (1.47%) J2EE
9 2 (1.47%) JavaBeans
9 2 (1.47%) MCollective
9 2 (1.47%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (1.47%) SAML
9 2 (1.47%) Servlets
10 1 (0.74%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.74%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.24%) Clustering
2 14 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.62%) PMI
3 9 (6.62%) User Experience
4 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.68%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.94%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.94%) Internet of Things
7 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.21%) Life Science
7 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.47%) DataPower
8 2 (1.47%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.47%) LPAR
8 2 (1.47%) PKI
8 2 (1.47%) Replication
8 2 (1.47%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (0.74%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 121 (88.97%) Linux
2 89 (65.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (40.44%) Unix
4 28 (20.59%) Solaris
5 26 (19.12%) CentOS
6 25 (18.38%) Windows
7 22 (16.18%) AIX
8 13 (9.56%) Ubuntu
9 12 (8.82%) Windows Server
10 8 (5.88%) HPUX
11 7 (5.15%) VME
11 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (4.41%) Debian
13 3 (2.21%) Fedora
13 3 (2.21%) SUSE
13 3 (2.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 2 (1.47%) Android
15 1 (0.74%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.21%) ITIL
2 34 (25.00%) DevOps
3 24 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 20 (14.71%) Virtual Environments
5 19 (13.97%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (10.29%) Project Management
6 14 (10.29%) Service Management
7 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (7.35%) Open Source
10 9 (6.62%) Capacity Management
10 9 (6.62%) Patch Management
10 9 (6.62%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.62%) Security Management
11 7 (5.15%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 7 (5.15%) Migration
11 7 (5.15%) Security Patching
12 5 (3.68%) Kanban
12 5 (3.68%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) Java
2 17 (12.50%) PHP
3 14 (10.29%) Bash Shell
4 13 (9.56%) Perl
5 12 (8.82%) C
5 12 (8.82%) Shell Script
6 10 (7.35%) Python
7 7 (5.15%) COBOL
8 5 (3.68%) Korn
9 4 (2.94%) C++
9 4 (2.94%) Ruby
9 4 (2.94%) SQL
10 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.47%) C#
12 1 (0.74%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.74%) Lua
12 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Scala
12 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (9.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.62%) PMI Certification
2 9 (6.62%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.88%) RHCE
4 7 (5.15%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.15%) MCP
5 6 (4.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.41%) MCITP
5 6 (4.41%) MCTS
5 6 (4.41%) RHCSA
6 5 (3.68%) Degree
7 4 (2.94%) DBS Check
7 4 (2.94%) EMCSA
8 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.47%) AWS Certification
10 1 (0.74%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 34 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.82%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (5.15%) iptables
5 6 (4.41%) UAG
5 6 (4.41%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (3.68%) Dovecot
6 5 (3.68%) KVM
6 5 (3.68%) Sendmail
6 5 (3.68%) Squid
6 5 (3.68%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (2.94%) Docker
7 4 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.21%) vCloud
9 2 (1.47%) Firmware
9 2 (1.47%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.47%) Samba
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.47%) vSphere
9 2 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 54 (39.71%) Puppet
2 12 (8.82%) Ansible
3 10 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.62%) Nagios
4 9 (6.62%) Red Hat Satellite
5 8 (5.88%) SCCM
5 8 (5.88%) Tivoli
6 7 (5.15%) SCOM
6 7 (5.15%) WSUS
7 6 (4.41%) Data Guard
7 6 (4.41%) HAProxy
7 6 (4.41%) NetBackup
7 6 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
8 5 (3.68%) Cacti
8 5 (3.68%) OpenNebula
9 4 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (2.94%) Salt
10 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.47%) nmon
10 2 (1.47%) SELinux
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) VMware
2 24 (17.65%) Oracle
3 15 (11.03%) Microsoft
4 12 (8.82%) Veritas
5 10 (7.35%) HP
6 9 (6.62%) Brocade
6 9 (6.62%) IBM
7 7 (5.15%) CA
7 7 (5.15%) ICL
8 6 (4.41%) Atlassian
9 5 (3.68%) EMC
10 4 (2.94%) Micro Focus
11 3 (2.21%) Axway
11 3 (2.21%) Citrix
11 3 (2.21%) F5
11 3 (2.21%) RightScale
12 2 (1.47%) BMC
12 2 (1.47%) Endeca
12 2 (1.47%) MuleSoft
12 2 (1.47%) Wonderware
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