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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 57 87 115
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 98 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 3.07% 1.51% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 3.40% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 10 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £335 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £327
% change year-on-year
- +14.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -13.63%
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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
1481 1294 1548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.37% 44.45% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 806 588 737
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 104 117
Average hourly rate £18.03 £21.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +25.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.36 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.10 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +23 52 £313 +0.80% 9
Cheshire +13 33 £400 +42.85% 6
Merseyside 0 5 £450 - 2
Lancashire -25 5 £288 -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 109 (73.15%) Linux
2 72 (48.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (30.87%) UNIX
4 44 (29.53%) Oracle
5 35 (23.49%) XML
6 33 (22.15%) Tomcat
7 32 (21.48%) Java
7 32 (21.48%) Configuration Management
8 30 (20.13%) Puppet
9 29 (19.46%) CentOS
9 29 (19.46%) Maven
10 28 (18.79%) Windows
10 28 (18.79%) XSLT
11 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
11 26 (17.45%) DevOps
12 25 (16.78%) Open Source
13 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
14 23 (15.44%) Web Services
14 23 (15.44%) PHP
14 23 (15.44%) VMware
15 22 (14.77%) LAMP
16 21 (14.09%) WebSphere
16 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
17 20 (13.42%) Amazon EC2
17 20 (13.42%) Amazon S3
17 20 (13.42%) Finance
17 20 (13.42%) SQL
18 19 (12.75%) Apache
18 19 (12.75%) Middleware

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (22.15%) Tomcat
2 21 (14.09%) WebSphere
3 19 (12.75%) Apache
4 14 (9.40%) WebLogic
5 8 (5.37%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.03%) NetWeaver
6 6 (4.03%) IIS
7 5 (3.36%) nginx
7 5 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.68%) Confluence
8 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.68%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
8 4 (2.68%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.01%) Jetty
10 2 (1.34%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.34%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.34%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.68%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.03%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.11%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.42%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (13.42%) Amazon S3
3 18 (12.08%) Amazon ELB
3 18 (12.08%) Route 53
4 15 (10.07%) PaaS
5 14 (9.40%) SaaS
6 1 (0.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.75%) HTTP
2 16 (10.74%) DNS
2 16 (10.74%) DHCP
3 14 (9.40%) Firewall
4 6 (4.03%) Network Security
5 5 (3.36%) SAN
6 4 (2.68%) AMQP
7 3 (2.01%) WAN
7 3 (2.01%) LDAP
8 2 (1.34%) DMZ
8 2 (1.34%) FTP
9 1 (0.67%) LAN
9 1 (0.67%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.41%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.38%) Hazelcast
3 9 (6.04%) RDBMS
3 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.37%) MySQL
5 7 (4.70%) DB2
5 7 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (4.03%) SAP BW
7 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.01%) Big Data
9 2 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 29 (19.46%) Maven
2 21 (14.09%) Jenkins
3 18 (12.08%) Subversion
4 17 (11.41%) Git (software)
5 16 (10.74%) Hudson
6 7 (4.70%) JUnit
7 4 (2.68%) Gradle
7 4 (2.68%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.68%) Eclipse
7 4 (2.68%) JIRA
8 3 (2.01%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.34%) Introscope
10 1 (0.67%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (13.42%) Finance
2 19 (12.75%) Banking
3 5 (3.36%) Advertising
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) German Language
6 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 45 (30.20%) Developer
2 32 (21.48%) Administrator
3 22 (14.77%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 18 (12.08%) Java Developer
6 17 (11.41%) PHP Developer
7 12 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.70%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (4.70%) Analyst
9 6 (4.03%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Consultant
9 6 (4.03%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (3.36%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.36%) UNIX Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.36%) Oracle SOA Developer
10 5 (3.36%) SOA Developer
11 4 (2.68%) Network Manager
11 4 (2.68%) HPUX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (23.49%) XML
2 28 (18.79%) XSLT
3 23 (15.44%) Web Services
4 22 (14.77%) LAMP
5 19 (12.75%) Middleware
6 17 (11.41%) XSD
7 16 (10.74%) Servlets
8 15 (10.07%) JMS
8 15 (10.07%) Spring
9 14 (9.40%) Grails
9 14 (9.40%) jQuery
10 13 (8.72%) XML Schema
10 13 (8.72%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (7.38%) J2SE
12 10 (6.71%) DOM
13 8 (5.37%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (4.03%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (4.03%) SAX
14 6 (4.03%) JSON
15 5 (3.36%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.78%) Open Source
2 16 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.74%) Derivative
3 6 (4.03%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.01%) Wiki
4 3 (2.01%) Life Science
4 3 (2.01%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.34%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.34%) LPAR
5 2 (1.34%) HACMP
5 2 (1.34%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.34%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) PKI
6 1 (0.67%) Statistics
6 1 (0.67%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.67%) Biology
6 1 (0.67%) Tandem
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 109 (73.15%) Linux
2 72 (48.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (30.87%) UNIX
4 29 (19.46%) CentOS
5 28 (18.79%) Windows
6 15 (10.07%) Android
7 13 (8.72%) AIX
7 13 (8.72%) Solaris
8 9 (6.04%) HPUX
9 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.01%) SUSE
12 2 (1.34%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.48%) Configuration Management
2 26 (17.45%) DevOps
3 21 (14.09%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (12.08%) OO
5 13 (8.72%) ITIL
5 13 (8.72%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (8.05%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (5.37%) SOA
8 7 (4.70%) Change Management
8 7 (4.70%) E-Commerce
9 6 (4.03%) ERP
9 6 (4.03%) CRM
9 6 (4.03%) Migration
10 5 (3.36%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.36%) Software Engineering
10 5 (3.36%) Analytics
11 4 (2.68%) Change Control
11 4 (2.68%) Validation
11 4 (2.68%) Scrum
11 4 (2.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.48%) Java
2 26 (17.45%) Shell Script
3 23 (15.44%) PHP
4 20 (13.42%) SQL
5 16 (10.74%) Perl
6 13 (8.72%) XPath
7 10 (6.71%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.37%) Ruby
9 6 (4.03%) Python
10 3 (2.01%) VB
10 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.34%) R
11 2 (1.34%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.34%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.34%) C#
11 2 (1.34%) C++
11 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.67%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.37%) CCNP
2 8 (5.37%) CCNA
2 8 (5.37%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.36%) MCSE
5 4 (2.68%) ACSP
5 4 (2.68%) RHCE
5 4 (2.68%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.68%) CCDP
5 4 (2.68%) CCIP
5 4 (2.68%) MCSA
5 4 (2.68%) ACSA
5 4 (2.68%) MCDST
5 4 (2.68%) MCTS
5 4 (2.68%) MCITP
6 3 (2.01%) Degree
6 3 (2.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.41%) QA
2 4 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (6.04%) Firmware
3 6 (4.03%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (2.68%) GPFS
6 3 (2.01%) vCloud
6 3 (2.01%) RHEV
7 2 (1.34%) PowerHA
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (20.13%) Puppet
2 19 (12.75%) Vagrant
3 8 (5.37%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.70%) Tivoli
5 5 (3.36%) Nagios
6 4 (2.68%) Ansible
6 4 (2.68%) CA Wily
7 3 (2.01%) Unicenter
7 3 (2.01%) YUM
8 2 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.34%) Cacti
8 2 (1.34%) Ganglia
8 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.34%) Foglight
8 2 (1.34%) OMEGAMON
9 1 (0.67%) SCCM
9 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 44 (29.53%) Oracle
2 23 (15.44%) VMware
3 18 (12.08%) RightScale
4 17 (11.41%) IBM
5 16 (10.74%) Microsoft
5 16 (10.74%) HP
6 13 (8.72%) SAP
7 12 (8.05%) CA
8 10 (6.71%) Cyber-Ark
9 9 (6.04%) JBoss
9 9 (6.04%) Citrix
9 9 (6.04%) Cisco
10 8 (5.37%) EMC
11 7 (4.70%) Symantec
11 7 (4.70%) McAfee
11 7 (4.70%) Sophos
11 7 (4.70%) Adobe
11 7 (4.70%) Veeam
11 7 (4.70%) Becrypt
12 6 (4.03%) Avaya
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