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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 77 115 122
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 62 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.93% 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 1.12% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 7 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £435 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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
1493 1247 1380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.50% 44.03% 46.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 790 627 648
Average daily rate £350 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 97 107
Average hourly rate £16.25 £24.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.09 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Manchester +10 28 £349 -17.94% 4
Cheshire +31 26 £400 -
Lancashire -21 4 £500 +25.00% 2
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

1 119 (80.95%) Linux
2 78 (53.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (35.37%) Oracle
4 43 (29.25%) XML
5 42 (28.57%) Java
6 38 (25.85%) Windows
7 37 (25.17%) UNIX
8 33 (22.45%) Tomcat
8 33 (22.45%) Configuration Management
9 30 (20.41%) XSLT
9 30 (20.41%) Maven
10 29 (19.73%) Oracle Database
11 26 (17.69%) CentOS
11 26 (17.69%) Puppet
11 26 (17.69%) Web Services
12 24 (16.33%) HTTP
13 23 (15.65%) SQL
13 23 (15.65%) JMS
13 23 (15.65%) Android
13 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
14 22 (14.97%) PHP
15 21 (14.29%) LAMP
15 21 (14.29%) Subversion
15 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (14.29%) Servlets
15 21 (14.29%) Open Source
16 20 (13.61%) OO
16 20 (13.61%) Shell Script
16 20 (13.61%) Grails
16 20 (13.61%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 33 (22.45%) Tomcat
2 19 (12.93%) WebSphere
3 13 (8.84%) Apache
4 11 (7.48%) NetWeaver
4 11 (7.48%) JBoss
5 10 (6.80%) WebLogic
6 6 (4.08%) Confluence
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.72%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.72%) IIS
8 4 (2.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (2.04%) nginx
10 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.36%) Jetty
10 2 (1.36%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.36%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (7.48%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.20%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (10.20%) Amazon S3
1 15 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (9.52%) Route 53
2 14 (9.52%) Amazon ELB
3 9 (6.12%) PaaS
4 8 (5.44%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (16.33%) HTTP
2 12 (8.16%) DNS
2 12 (8.16%) DHCP
3 9 (6.12%) Firewall
4 7 (4.76%) SAN
5 6 (4.08%) AMQP
5 6 (4.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (4.08%) SSL
6 5 (3.40%) Network Security
7 3 (2.04%) WAN
8 2 (1.36%) DMZ
8 2 (1.36%) Internet
8 2 (1.36%) FTP
8 2 (1.36%) LDAP
9 1 (0.68%) LAN
9 1 (0.68%) SNMP
9 1 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.73%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.20%) MySQL
3 14 (9.52%) RDBMS
3 14 (9.52%) Relational Database
4 13 (8.84%) Hazelcast
5 11 (7.48%) DB2
5 11 (7.48%) SAP BW
6 8 (5.44%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (3.40%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.40%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (3.40%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.72%) SQLPlus
8 4 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.72%) Big Data
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 30 (20.41%) Maven
2 23 (15.65%) Jenkins
3 21 (14.29%) Subversion
4 19 (12.93%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.80%) Hudson
5 10 (6.80%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.44%) JUnit
7 6 (4.08%) JIRA
7 6 (4.08%) Gradle
7 6 (4.08%) Mercurial
8 4 (2.72%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.36%) Introscope
9 2 (1.36%) Ant
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 8 (5.44%) Banking
3 6 (4.08%) Retail
4 5 (3.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.36%) German Language
Job Titles
1 58 (39.46%) Developer
2 26 (17.69%) Java Developer
3 22 (14.97%) Administrator
4 17 (11.56%) PHP Developer
5 14 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 10 (6.80%) Oracle Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Consultant
10 7 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.40%) Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) UNIX Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 5 (3.40%) SOA Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Operations Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) Network Security Manager
12 4 (2.72%) HPUX Systems Administrator
12 4 (2.72%) Security Manager
12 4 (2.72%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (29.25%) XML
2 30 (20.41%) XSLT
3 26 (17.69%) Web Services
4 23 (15.65%) JMS
5 21 (14.29%) LAMP
5 21 (14.29%) Servlets
6 20 (13.61%) Grails
7 17 (11.56%) Spring
7 17 (11.56%) XSD
7 17 (11.56%) J2SE
8 15 (10.20%) XML Schema
8 15 (10.20%) Middleware
9 14 (9.52%) jQuery
10 13 (8.84%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (7.48%) DOM
12 9 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
13 8 (5.44%) J2EE
13 8 (5.44%) JSON
14 7 (4.76%) Java EE
14 7 (4.76%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (14.29%) Open Source
2 16 (10.88%) Derivative
3 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.48%) Client/Server
5 8 (5.44%) CESG
6 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
7 6 (4.08%) PKI
7 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
7 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.72%) Life Science
9 3 (2.04%) Wiki
9 3 (2.04%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.36%) DataPower
10 2 (1.36%) LPAR
10 2 (1.36%) HACMP
11 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.68%) AS400
11 1 (0.68%) Statistics
11 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 119 (80.95%) Linux
2 78 (53.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (25.85%) Windows
4 37 (25.17%) UNIX
5 26 (17.69%) CentOS
6 23 (15.65%) Android
7 11 (7.48%) Solaris
8 9 (6.12%) AIX
9 8 (5.44%) HPUX
10 6 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (4.08%) Windows Phone
11 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (3.40%) VMS
12 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.04%) SUSE
12 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) Configuration Management
2 21 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (13.61%) OO
4 18 (12.24%) DevOps
5 11 (7.48%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (7.48%) ITIL
5 11 (7.48%) CRM
5 11 (7.48%) ERP
6 10 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (6.12%) SOA
7 9 (6.12%) Scrum
8 8 (5.44%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.08%) Migration
10 6 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (2.72%) Unit Testing
11 4 (2.72%) Project Management
11 4 (2.72%) RAD
11 4 (2.72%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (28.57%) Java
2 23 (15.65%) SQL
3 22 (14.97%) PHP
4 20 (13.61%) Shell Script
5 15 (10.20%) XPath
6 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.44%) Perl
8 7 (4.76%) Python
9 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.40%) Ruby
11 3 (2.04%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.04%) C++
12 2 (1.36%) C#
12 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.36%) R
12 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 17 (11.56%) Security Cleared
2 14 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.12%) CCNA
3 9 (6.12%) CCNP
3 9 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.40%) MCSE
5 4 (2.72%) MCSA
5 4 (2.72%) CCIP
5 4 (2.72%) RHCE
5 4 (2.72%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.72%) CCDP
5 4 (2.72%) ACSA
5 4 (2.72%) MCDST
5 4 (2.72%) MCTS
5 4 (2.72%) MCITP
5 4 (2.72%) Degree
5 4 (2.72%) ACSP
5 4 (2.72%) RHCSA
6 3 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.93%) QA
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (9.52%) Firmware
2 7 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.72%) GPFS
6 3 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.36%) RHEV
8 1 (0.68%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.68%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (17.69%) Puppet
2 18 (12.24%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.40%) Nagios
5 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.72%) CA Wily
5 4 (2.72%) yum
6 3 (2.04%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.36%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.36%) Foglight
8 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.68%) WSUS
8 1 (0.68%) SCCM
8 1 (0.68%) Cacti
8 1 (0.68%) OpenView
Vendors
1 52 (35.37%) Oracle
2 18 (12.24%) HP
2 18 (12.24%) VMware
3 15 (10.20%) IBM
4 14 (9.52%) RightScale
5 11 (7.48%) SAP
6 10 (6.80%) Cisco
7 8 (5.44%) EMC
7 8 (5.44%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.76%) Avaya
8 7 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
9 6 (4.08%) F5
9 6 (4.08%) Atlassian
10 5 (3.40%) NetApp
10 5 (3.40%) Nortel
11 4 (2.72%) Apple
12 3 (2.04%) TIBCO
13 2 (1.36%) FatWire
13 2 (1.36%) Sun
13 2 (1.36%) Citrix
Manchester
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 26 days ago