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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 109 69 90
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 42 66 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.16% 2.12% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 4.93% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +35.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £229 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £430 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -63.23%
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
1631 1340 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.14% 43.14% 45.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 818 663 474
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £490 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 114 93
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.49 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
Cheshire -28 19 £425 +21.42% 3
Manchester -8 15 £350 -12.50% 5
Lancashire +10 6 £423 -0.58%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 58 (72.50%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (38.75%) Puppet
3 31 (38.75%) Windows
4 27 (33.75%) Java
5 26 (32.50%) Oracle
6 22 (27.50%) Jenkins
6 22 (27.50%) CentOS
7 21 (26.25%) Open Source
7 21 (26.25%) Oracle Database
8 20 (25.00%) DevOps
8 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 20 (25.00%) UNIX
9 19 (23.75%) Vagrant
10 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
10 18 (22.50%) Maven
11 17 (21.25%) Web Services
12 16 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
12 16 (20.00%) Amazon S3
13 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
14 14 (17.50%) JMS
15 13 (16.25%) MySQL
15 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (15.00%) QA
16 12 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
16 12 (15.00%) Route 53
16 12 (15.00%) Hudson
16 12 (15.00%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 12 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (13.75%) Apache
3 9 (11.25%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.75%) JBoss
4 7 (8.75%) Confluence
5 6 (7.50%) WebSphere
6 5 (6.25%) nginx
7 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (2.50%) CMS
9 1 (1.25%) Jetty
9 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (1.25%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 12 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
3 12 (15.00%) Route 53
4 4 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (5.00%) Office 365
5 3 (3.75%) PaaS
6 2 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.50%) SaaS
7 1 (1.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) SAN
1 10 (12.50%) Internet
2 9 (11.25%) Firewall
3 8 (10.00%) HTTP
3 8 (10.00%) DNS
4 7 (8.75%) Network Security
4 7 (8.75%) AMQP
5 6 (7.50%) DHCP
6 4 (5.00%) LAN
6 4 (5.00%) WAN
6 4 (5.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.75%) SSL
8 2 (2.50%) SSH
8 2 (2.50%) SMTP
8 2 (2.50%) SNMP
8 2 (2.50%) Extranet
9 1 (1.25%) VLAN
9 1 (1.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) Oracle Database
2 13 (16.25%) MySQL
3 8 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 8 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
4 7 (8.75%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
5 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.75%) SQLPlus
6 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.50%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 22 (27.50%) Jenkins
2 18 (22.50%) Maven
3 12 (15.00%) Hudson
3 12 (15.00%) Eclipse
4 10 (12.50%) Subversion
5 9 (11.25%) JUnit
6 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.75%) Ant
7 7 (8.75%) JIRA
7 7 (8.75%) Mercurial
7 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (8.75%) Gradle
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (3.75%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 2 (2.50%) Banking
1 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (27.50%) Developer
2 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 11 (13.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 10 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.50%) Administrator
5 8 (10.00%) Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (5.00%) PHP Developer
8 4 (5.00%) Consultant
8 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Developer
9 3 (3.75%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (3.75%) Linux Consultant
10 2 (2.50%) Java Architect
10 2 (2.50%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) Web Services
2 14 (17.50%) JMS
3 11 (13.75%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) J2EE
4 8 (10.00%) Servlets
4 8 (10.00%) LAMP
5 7 (8.75%) J2SE
5 7 (8.75%) EJB
5 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 7 (8.75%) Grails
5 7 (8.75%) JSON
5 7 (8.75%) Java EE
6 5 (6.25%) XSLT
7 4 (5.00%) jQuery
7 4 (5.00%) Middleware
8 3 (3.75%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.75%) XSD
8 3 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (2.50%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.75%) Derivative
2 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) CESG
4 1 (1.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 58 (72.50%) Linux
2 43 (53.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (38.75%) Windows
4 22 (27.50%) CentOS
5 20 (25.00%) UNIX
6 10 (12.50%) Solaris
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.50%) AIX
7 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.75%) VMS
8 3 (3.75%) Android
9 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.25%) Debian
10 1 (1.25%) HPUX
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.25%) Scientific Linux
10 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.25%) Open Source
2 20 (25.00%) DevOps
2 20 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 13 (16.25%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (15.00%) OO
7 11 (13.75%) Load Balancing
8 9 (11.25%) Software Engineering
9 8 (10.00%) Scrum
10 7 (8.75%) TDD
10 7 (8.75%) User Stories
10 7 (8.75%) MapReduce
10 7 (8.75%) Test Scripting
10 7 (8.75%) Software Delivery
10 7 (8.75%) SDLC
11 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.25%) Auto-Scaling
12 3 (3.75%) Migration
12 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.75%) Java
2 11 (13.75%) PHP
2 11 (13.75%) Bash Shell
3 10 (12.50%) Ruby
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
5 6 (7.50%) Perl
5 6 (7.50%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.50%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.50%) XPath
9 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CCEE
5 2 (2.50%) CCAA
5 2 (2.50%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) CCIE
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CCA
5 2 (2.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
6 1 (1.25%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.00%) QA
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (11.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) XenApp
2 4 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (5.00%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.25%) Firmware
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (38.75%) Puppet
2 19 (23.75%) Vagrant
3 6 (7.50%) Nagios
4 5 (6.25%) Cacti
5 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.50%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.25%) WSUS
7 1 (1.25%) SCCM
7 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.25%) yum
7 1 (1.25%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.25%) Icinga
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Oracle
2 10 (12.50%) VMware
3 7 (8.75%) Atlassian
4 6 (7.50%) HP
5 5 (6.25%) EMC
5 5 (6.25%) NetApp
6 4 (5.00%) Percona
6 4 (5.00%) Google
6 4 (5.00%) IBM
6 4 (5.00%) Sun
6 4 (5.00%) AppSense
6 4 (5.00%) Citrix
7 3 (3.75%) RightScale
8 2 (2.50%) Informatica
9 1 (1.25%) Dell
9 1 (1.25%) CommVault
9 1 (1.25%) F5
9 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.25%) Open-E
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