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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / North West
Rank 81 90 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 54 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.06% 1.73% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 4.19% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 32
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £333 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
1174 1621 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 41.31% 45.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 865 752
Median daily rate £400 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £517 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 86 111
Median hourly rate £16.00 £35.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.28% +107.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £12.60 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.33 £34.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +18 31 £400 +5.26% 6
Merseyside - 10 £340 - 1
Cheshire +7 6 £413 -10.81%
Lancashire -4 2 £420 +4.73%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 126 (88.11%) Linux
2 98 (68.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (41.26%) Puppet
4 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
5 49 (34.27%) VMware
6 47 (32.87%) DevOps
7 38 (26.57%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (25.17%) Java
9 35 (24.48%) Unix
10 31 (21.68%) CentOS
10 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (20.28%) Windows
12 28 (19.58%) Git (software)
13 26 (18.18%) Python
14 25 (17.48%) Perl
14 25 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
15 23 (16.08%) Configuration Management
15 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 20 (13.99%) ITIL
17 20 (13.99%) Active Directory
18 19 (13.29%) Kanban
18 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
19 18 (12.59%) AIX
19 18 (12.59%) Oracle
19 18 (12.59%) Ansible
19 18 (12.59%) Data Centre
20 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
21 16 (11.19%) SQL
21 16 (11.19%) Solaris

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 12 (8.39%) OpenStack
2 11 (7.69%) JBoss
3 9 (6.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.29%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (5.59%) Apache
5 6 (4.20%) Confluence
5 6 (4.20%) SAS
5 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.80%) MS Exchange
7 3 (2.10%) NetWeaver
7 3 (2.10%) nginx
8 2 (1.40%) IIS
8 2 (1.40%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.70%) Jetty
9 1 (0.70%) Liferay
9 1 (0.70%) SAP Portal
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) SAP BPC
1 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.70%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (26.57%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
3 5 (3.50%) PaaS
3 5 (3.50%) Slack
4 4 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.80%) Route 53
5 3 (2.10%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.70%) IaaS
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (9.79%) Firewall
2 13 (9.09%) DNS
2 13 (9.09%) LDAP
3 12 (8.39%) DHCP
4 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 8 (5.59%) iSCSI
5 8 (5.59%) SSL
6 7 (4.90%) HTTPS
6 7 (4.90%) SAN
7 6 (4.20%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (4.20%) HTTP
7 6 (4.20%) Kerberos
7 6 (4.20%) NAS
7 6 (4.20%) Network Security
7 6 (4.20%) SMTP
8 5 (3.50%) IMAP
8 5 (3.50%) Internet
8 5 (3.50%) MRTG
9 4 (2.80%) LAN
9 4 (2.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) MySQL
2 11 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 11 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (4.90%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.50%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.50%) Redis
5 4 (2.80%) Big Data
5 4 (2.80%) DB2
5 4 (2.80%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.80%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.10%) GIS
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 52 (36.36%) Jenkins
2 28 (19.58%) Git (software)
3 11 (7.69%) Hudson
3 11 (7.69%) JIRA
3 11 (7.69%) Subversion
4 9 (6.29%) GoCD
5 8 (5.59%) Travis CI
6 6 (4.20%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.50%) JUnit
8 3 (2.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (1.40%) ClearCase
9 2 (1.40%) GitLab
9 2 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (1.40%) StarTeam
9 2 (1.40%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.70%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
3 4 (2.80%) Retail
4 3 (2.10%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (20.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (11.19%) Administrator
3 16 (11.19%) Developer
4 13 (9.09%) Consultant
5 12 (8.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (6.99%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
7 9 (6.29%) Linux Specialist
8 8 (5.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) AWS Engineer
10 6 (4.20%) Digital Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (4.20%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.20%) Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) AWS DevOps
11 5 (3.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
11 5 (3.50%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) Middleware
2 8 (5.59%) Node.js
2 8 (5.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (4.90%) Regular Expression
3 7 (4.90%) REST
3 7 (4.90%) Web Services
4 4 (2.80%) HTML
4 4 (2.80%) SAP Basis
5 3 (2.10%) Ajax
5 3 (2.10%) HTML5
5 3 (2.10%) JAAS
5 3 (2.10%) Java SE
5 3 (2.10%) jQuery
5 3 (2.10%) JSON
6 2 (1.40%) LAMP
6 2 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.40%) SAP TM
7 1 (0.70%) Kafka
7 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.99%) Clustering
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 6 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.80%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.10%) PKI
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.70%) BBC
8 1 (0.70%) Life Science
8 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 126 (88.11%) Linux
2 98 (68.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (24.48%) Unix
4 31 (21.68%) CentOS
5 29 (20.28%) Windows
6 18 (12.59%) AIX
7 16 (11.19%) Solaris
8 12 (8.39%) Ubuntu
9 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (6.99%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (6.99%) Windows Server
11 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (5.59%) Debian
12 8 (5.59%) Fedora
12 8 (5.59%) HPUX
13 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
14 3 (2.10%) Data ONTAP
14 3 (2.10%) SUSE
15 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.87%) DevOps
2 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.08%) Configuration Management
3 23 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (13.99%) ITIL
5 19 (13.29%) Kanban
6 16 (11.19%) Service Management
7 15 (10.49%) Scrum
8 14 (9.79%) Open Source
9 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.29%) Identity Management
10 9 (6.29%) Software Engineering
10 9 (6.29%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (5.59%) Load Balancing
11 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 8 (5.59%) Migration
12 7 (4.90%) Release Management
13 6 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
13 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
13 6 (4.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (25.17%) Java
2 26 (18.18%) Python
3 25 (17.48%) Perl
4 16 (11.19%) SQL
5 15 (10.49%) Ruby
6 14 (9.79%) Korn
7 13 (9.09%) Bash Shell
8 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
9 9 (6.29%) PHP
9 9 (6.29%) Shell Script
10 8 (5.59%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.90%) VBScript
12 6 (4.20%) Bourne shell
13 5 (3.50%) C
13 5 (3.50%) C++
13 5 (3.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 19 (13.29%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.59%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.80%) Degree
6 3 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 3 (2.10%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (14.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (13.99%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.09%) Docker
4 12 (8.39%) vSphere
5 5 (3.50%) Dovecot
5 5 (3.50%) iptables
5 5 (3.50%) KVM
5 5 (3.50%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.50%) Squid
5 5 (3.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.70%) Ceph
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.70%) Snort
6 1 (0.70%) vCloud
6 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 59 (41.26%) Puppet
2 25 (17.48%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (12.59%) Ansible
4 16 (11.19%) Nagios
5 12 (8.39%) ZABBIX
6 11 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
6 11 (7.69%) Tivoli
7 10 (6.99%) Graphite
8 9 (6.29%) Kibana
8 9 (6.29%) SCOM
9 7 (4.90%) Ganglia
9 7 (4.90%) Riemann
10 6 (4.20%) HAProxy
10 6 (4.20%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (4.20%) Netcool
11 5 (3.50%) Cacti
11 5 (3.50%) OpenNebula
12 4 (2.80%) Oracle ZFS
13 3 (2.10%) Graylog
13 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 49 (34.27%) VMware
2 18 (12.59%) Oracle
3 13 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 11 (7.69%) CA
4 11 (7.69%) IBM
5 8 (5.59%) NetApp
6 7 (4.90%) HP
6 7 (4.90%) Veritas
7 5 (3.50%) RightScale
8 4 (2.80%) F5
8 4 (2.80%) SAP
9 3 (2.10%) Google
10 2 (1.40%) Cisco
10 2 (1.40%) Citrix
10 2 (1.40%) Wonderware
11 1 (0.70%) hybris
11 1 (0.70%) Pega
11 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.70%) Sourcefire
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