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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 62 89 113
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 81 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.56% 1.41% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 5.53% 3.15% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 12
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +15.38%
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 £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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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
1466 1300 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.38% 44.64% 47.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 580 737
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 £211 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 104 125
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +27 50 £306 -3.54% 2
Cheshire +10 22 £430 +53.57% 7
Merseyside +3 4 £450 +63.63% 2
Lancashire -24 2 £288 -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 103 (71.53%) Linux
2 66 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (30.56%) UNIX
4 42 (29.17%) Oracle
5 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
6 30 (20.83%) Puppet
7 28 (19.44%) Tomcat
8 27 (18.75%) CentOS
8 27 (18.75%) Open Source
9 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
9 26 (18.06%) DevOps
9 26 (18.06%) Windows
9 26 (18.06%) XML
10 25 (17.36%) Java
10 25 (17.36%) Shell Script
10 25 (17.36%) VMware
11 24 (16.67%) Maven
12 22 (15.28%) Web Services
13 20 (13.89%) XSLT
13 20 (13.89%) PHP
13 20 (13.89%) Banking
13 20 (13.89%) LAMP
13 20 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
13 20 (13.89%) Amazon S3
14 19 (13.19%) Firewall
14 19 (13.19%) Apache
14 19 (13.19%) DHCP
14 19 (13.19%) DNS
15 18 (12.50%) HTTP
15 18 (12.50%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (19.44%) Tomcat
2 19 (13.19%) Apache
3 18 (12.50%) WebSphere
4 12 (8.33%) WebLogic
5 11 (7.64%) OpenStack
6 6 (4.17%) nginx
6 6 (4.17%) NetWeaver
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (2.78%) Confluence
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.78%) Jetty
8 4 (2.78%) IIS
8 4 (2.78%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.39%) MQSeries
9 2 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MS Office
1 4 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (13.89%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (13.89%) Amazon S3
3 18 (12.50%) Route 53
3 18 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
4 17 (11.81%) PaaS
5 16 (11.11%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) DHCP
1 19 (13.19%) DNS
1 19 (13.19%) Firewall
2 18 (12.50%) HTTP
3 5 (3.47%) Network Security
4 4 (2.78%) AMQP
4 4 (2.78%) SAN
5 3 (2.08%) WAN
5 3 (2.08%) LDAP
6 2 (1.39%) FTP
6 2 (1.39%) DMZ
7 1 (0.69%) LAN
7 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 9 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 8 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 8 (5.56%) MySQL
3 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.86%) DB2
4 7 (4.86%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (4.17%) SAP BW
6 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.78%) Big Data
8 2 (1.39%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (16.67%) Maven
2 18 (12.50%) Subversion
2 18 (12.50%) Hudson
2 18 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.42%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.56%) JUnit
5 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (2.78%) Mercurial
5 4 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.78%) JIRA
5 4 (2.78%) Gradle
6 2 (1.39%) Introscope
7 1 (0.69%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 20 (13.89%) Banking
2 17 (11.81%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Advertising
4 4 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.69%) German Language
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (24.31%) Developer
1 35 (24.31%) Administrator
2 22 (15.28%) Linux Administrator
3 20 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) PHP Developer
5 12 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 7 (4.86%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (4.86%) UNIX Administrator
7 6 (4.17%) Consultant
7 6 (4.17%) Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Oracle SOA Developer
8 5 (3.47%) SOA Developer
8 5 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 5 (3.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Network Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (18.06%) XML
2 22 (15.28%) Web Services
3 20 (13.89%) XSLT
3 20 (13.89%) LAMP
4 17 (11.81%) Middleware
5 14 (9.72%) jQuery
5 14 (9.72%) XSD
6 13 (9.03%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (8.33%) Servlets
7 12 (8.33%) JMS
8 8 (5.56%) XML Schema
8 8 (5.56%) J2SE
8 8 (5.56%) DOM
8 8 (5.56%) Grails
8 8 (5.56%) Spring
9 6 (4.17%) JSON
9 6 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (3.47%) Regular Expression
10 5 (3.47%) Java EE
11 4 (2.78%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (18.75%) Open Source
2 16 (11.11%) Derivative
2 16 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.56%) Firmware
4 6 (4.17%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.47%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.08%) Life Science
6 3 (2.08%) Wiki
6 3 (2.08%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.39%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.39%) LPAR
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.39%) HACMP
8 1 (0.69%) Social Media
8 1 (0.69%) AS400
8 1 (0.69%) Tandem
8 1 (0.69%) PKI
8 1 (0.69%) Statistics
8 1 (0.69%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.69%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 103 (71.53%) Linux
2 66 (45.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (30.56%) UNIX
4 27 (18.75%) CentOS
5 26 (18.06%) Windows
6 15 (10.42%) Solaris
7 12 (8.33%) Android
7 12 (8.33%) AIX
8 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.56%) HPUX
10 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.08%) SUSE
12 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.92%) Configuration Management
2 26 (18.06%) DevOps
3 18 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (11.81%) OO
5 13 (9.03%) ITIL
6 12 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.86%) Change Management
9 6 (4.17%) ERP
9 6 (4.17%) SOA
9 6 (4.17%) CRM
9 6 (4.17%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.47%) Analytics
10 5 (3.47%) Migration
10 5 (3.47%) Data Management
11 4 (2.78%) Validation
11 4 (2.78%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.78%) Load Balancing
11 4 (2.78%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.36%) Java
1 25 (17.36%) Shell Script
2 20 (13.89%) PHP
3 17 (11.81%) SQL
4 15 (10.42%) Perl
5 10 (6.94%) JavaScript
6 9 (6.25%) Ruby
7 8 (5.56%) XPath
8 6 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (2.08%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.08%) VB
10 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.39%) C++
10 2 (1.39%) R
10 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.69%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 12 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.56%) CCNA
2 8 (5.56%) CCNP
2 8 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.47%) MCSE
5 4 (2.78%) MCSA
5 4 (2.78%) CCIP
5 4 (2.78%) RHCE
5 4 (2.78%) IBM Certification
5 4 (2.78%) ACSA
5 4 (2.78%) MCDST
5 4 (2.78%) MCTS
5 4 (2.78%) MCITP
5 4 (2.78%) CCDP
5 4 (2.78%) ACSP
6 2 (1.39%) Degree
6 2 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.17%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.47%) vCloud
4 4 (2.78%) GPFS
5 3 (2.08%) RHEV
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.39%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (20.83%) Puppet
2 18 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 7 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.86%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.17%) Ansible
5 4 (2.78%) Nagios
5 4 (2.78%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.08%) HP SiteScope
6 3 (2.08%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.39%) Foglight
7 2 (1.39%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.39%) YUM
7 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.39%) Cacti
7 2 (1.39%) Ganglia
7 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.69%) SCCM
8 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 42 (29.17%) Oracle
2 25 (17.36%) VMware
3 18 (12.50%) RightScale
3 18 (12.50%) HP
4 16 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 15 (10.42%) IBM
6 13 (9.03%) SAP
7 12 (8.33%) CA
8 11 (7.64%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (6.94%) Citrix
10 9 (6.25%) Cisco
11 8 (5.56%) EMC
12 7 (4.86%) Adobe
12 7 (4.86%) Veeam
12 7 (4.86%) Becrypt
12 7 (4.86%) Symantec
12 7 (4.86%) McAfee
12 7 (4.86%) Sophos
13 6 (4.17%) Avaya
14 5 (3.47%) Splunk
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