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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 110 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 36 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.89% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 2.08% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 16
Average daily rate
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£355 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £312 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +57.89%
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
1569 1156 1043
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.74% 43.05% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 545 474
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 80 89
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £18.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £11.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.80 £39.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
-0.57% -7.40%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Manchester +1 24 £350 -4.10% 5
Cheshire +2 7 £406 +1.56% 3
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Lancashire - 2 £545 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 79 (75.96%) Linux
2 54 (51.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (33.65%) Oracle
4 32 (30.77%) Windows
5 30 (28.85%) Java
5 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
6 27 (25.96%) XML
7 26 (25.00%) Maven
7 26 (25.00%) Puppet
7 26 (25.00%) Oracle Database
8 24 (23.08%) Open Source
9 23 (22.12%) CentOS
9 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (22.12%) Jenkins
10 22 (21.15%) UNIX
11 21 (20.19%) Vagrant
12 20 (19.23%) Tomcat
13 19 (18.27%) XSLT
13 19 (18.27%) JMS
13 19 (18.27%) Web Services
14 18 (17.31%) Android
14 18 (17.31%) QA
14 18 (17.31%) DevOps
15 16 (15.38%) Grails
15 16 (15.38%) Servlets
15 16 (15.38%) HTTP
15 16 (15.38%) OO
16 15 (14.42%) SQL
16 15 (14.42%) Amazon EC2
16 15 (14.42%) Amazon S3

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 20 (19.23%) Tomcat
2 9 (8.65%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.65%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.73%) JBoss
3 7 (6.73%) Apache
4 6 (5.77%) Confluence
5 5 (4.81%) NetWeaver
6 3 (2.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.92%) IIS
8 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.96%) Jetty
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SAP ERP
2 2 (1.92%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon EC2
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon S3
1 15 (14.42%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (12.50%) Route 53
2 13 (12.50%) Amazon ELB
3 6 (5.77%) PaaS
4 5 (4.81%) SaaS
5 2 (1.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.38%) HTTP
2 7 (6.73%) DHCP
2 7 (6.73%) DNS
2 7 (6.73%) SAN
2 7 (6.73%) Firewall
3 6 (5.77%) Internet
3 6 (5.77%) AMQP
3 6 (5.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (5.77%) SSL
4 5 (4.81%) Network Security
5 2 (1.92%) DMZ
5 2 (1.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.96%) SNMP
6 1 (0.96%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 14 (13.46%) MySQL
3 9 (8.65%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (7.69%) Hazelcast
5 7 (6.73%) Big Data
5 7 (6.73%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.77%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.77%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.77%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (4.81%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (4.81%) SAP BW
7 5 (4.81%) DB2
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.85%) SQLPlus
8 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.92%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Maven
2 23 (22.12%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.46%) Subversion
4 11 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 11 (10.58%) Eclipse
5 9 (8.65%) Hudson
6 7 (6.73%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.73%) JUnit
7 6 (5.77%) Ant
7 6 (5.77%) Mercurial
7 6 (5.77%) JIRA
7 6 (5.77%) Gradle
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (11.54%) Finance
2 8 (7.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.92%) Retail
3 2 (1.92%) German Language
3 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 39 (37.50%) Developer
2 22 (21.15%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.46%) Administrator
4 13 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 6 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (5.77%) Analyst
7 5 (4.81%) Architect
7 5 (4.81%) Consultant
8 4 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (3.85%) Network Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Security Manager
8 4 (3.85%) Operations Engineer
8 4 (3.85%) Network Security Manager
9 3 (2.88%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (2.88%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (2.88%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.96%) XML
2 19 (18.27%) XSLT
2 19 (18.27%) JMS
2 19 (18.27%) Web Services
3 16 (15.38%) Grails
3 16 (15.38%) Servlets
4 14 (13.46%) Spring
5 13 (12.50%) J2SE
6 12 (11.54%) LAMP
7 10 (9.62%) XML Schema
7 10 (9.62%) XSD
8 9 (8.65%) J2EE
9 8 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
9 8 (7.69%) jQuery
10 7 (6.73%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (5.77%) Java EE
11 6 (5.77%) JSON
11 6 (5.77%) SAX
11 6 (5.77%) EJB
11 6 (5.77%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Open Source
2 13 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.69%) CESG
3 8 (7.69%) Derivative
4 6 (5.77%) Mobile App
4 6 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.77%) PKI
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.81%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.92%) HACMP
6 2 (1.92%) Life Science
6 2 (1.92%) DataPower
6 2 (1.92%) LPAR
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
7 1 (0.96%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 79 (75.96%) Linux
2 54 (51.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (30.77%) Windows
4 23 (22.12%) CentOS
5 22 (21.15%) UNIX
6 18 (17.31%) Android
7 7 (6.73%) AIX
8 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (5.77%) Windows Phone
9 4 (3.85%) HPUX
9 4 (3.85%) VMS
10 3 (2.88%) Solaris
10 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.96%) Debian
12 1 (0.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.85%) Configuration Management
2 23 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (17.31%) DevOps
4 16 (15.38%) OO
5 11 (10.58%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
6 9 (8.65%) Scrum
7 7 (6.73%) TDD
7 7 (6.73%) User Stories
8 6 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (5.77%) MapReduce
8 6 (5.77%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (4.81%) ITIL
9 5 (4.81%) CRM
9 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.81%) ERP
10 4 (3.85%) SOA
10 4 (3.85%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 30 (28.85%) Java
2 15 (14.42%) SQL
3 13 (12.50%) PHP
4 10 (9.62%) XPath
5 9 (8.65%) Shell Script
5 9 (8.65%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.81%) Perl
6 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.81%) Python
7 3 (2.88%) Ruby
8 2 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.92%) C#
9 1 (0.96%) C++
9 1 (0.96%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (4.81%) CCNP
3 5 (4.81%) CCNA
3 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) CCDP
4 4 (3.85%) CCIP
4 4 (3.85%) MCSE
4 4 (3.85%) MCSA
4 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.85%) RHCE
4 4 (3.85%) IBM Certification
4 4 (3.85%) ACSA
4 4 (3.85%) MCDST
4 4 (3.85%) MCTS
4 4 (3.85%) MCITP
4 4 (3.85%) RHCSA
4 4 (3.85%) ACSP
5 2 (1.92%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) QA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (7.69%) Firmware
2 7 (6.73%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.92%) GPFS
5 1 (0.96%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) Puppet
2 21 (20.19%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (3.85%) Nagios
5 2 (1.92%) Cacti
5 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.92%) yum
6 1 (0.96%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Oracle
2 12 (11.54%) HP
2 12 (11.54%) VMware
3 11 (10.58%) RightScale
4 9 (8.65%) IBM
5 6 (5.77%) Atlassian
5 6 (5.77%) F5
6 5 (4.81%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (4.81%) NetApp
6 5 (4.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.81%) SAP
6 5 (4.81%) EMC
6 5 (4.81%) Cisco
7 4 (3.85%) Apple
7 4 (3.85%) Informatica
8 3 (2.88%) Avaya
9 2 (1.92%) Siebel
9 2 (1.92%) Axway
9 2 (1.92%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.92%) Percona
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