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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 72 112 69
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -43
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 88 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.76% 1.24% 2.29%
As % of the Vendors category 5.81% 3.12% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 24 52
Median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £316 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £475 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £402 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +7.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
1514 1667 1516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.57% 39.81% 46.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 883 816
Median daily rate £410 £382 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.32% +9.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 75 102
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +15.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +22 49 £448 +17.76% 11
Lancashire +9 15 £420 +0.35% 3
Cheshire +9 12 £425 -5.55% 2
Merseyside - 7 £350 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 122 (85.31%) Linux
2 91 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 48 (33.57%) VMware
4 47 (32.87%) Puppet
5 42 (29.37%) Unix
6 41 (28.67%) DevOps
7 40 (27.97%) Jenkins
8 30 (20.98%) Windows
8 30 (20.98%) Java
9 29 (20.28%) Amazon AWS
10 27 (18.88%) ITIL
11 25 (17.48%) CentOS
12 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (15.38%) Perl
14 22 (15.38%) Active Directory
15 21 (14.69%) AIX
15 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
16 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
16 20 (13.99%) Solaris
17 19 (13.29%) Oracle
17 19 (13.29%) Service Management
17 19 (13.29%) Kanban
18 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
18 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
19 16 (11.19%) Data Centre
20 15 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (10.49%) Middleware
21 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
21 14 (9.79%) SQL

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 10 (6.99%) JBoss
2 9 (6.29%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (4.90%) Apache
3 7 (4.90%) Confluence
3 7 (4.90%) OpenStack
4 6 (4.20%) Tuxedo
4 6 (4.20%) WebLogic
5 5 (3.50%) SAS
6 3 (2.10%) NetWeaver
7 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.40%) nginx
8 1 (0.70%) IIS
8 1 (0.70%) Jetty
8 1 (0.70%) Liferay
8 1 (0.70%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.70%) TPMS
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 29 (20.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) PaaS
2 5 (3.50%) Slack
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (2.80%) Route 53
4 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) LDAP
2 12 (8.39%) DHCP
2 12 (8.39%) DNS
3 11 (7.69%) Firewall
4 8 (5.59%) iSCSI
4 8 (5.59%) SAN
5 6 (4.20%) HTTP
5 6 (4.20%) Internet
5 6 (4.20%) Kerberos
5 6 (4.20%) Network Security
6 5 (3.50%) Fibre Channel
6 5 (3.50%) IMAP
6 5 (3.50%) MRTG
6 5 (3.50%) SMTP
7 4 (2.80%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.10%) NAS
9 2 (1.40%) LAN
9 2 (1.40%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.40%) SNMP
9 2 (1.40%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.79%) MySQL
2 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
2 10 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.50%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.80%) DB2
5 4 (2.80%) Redis
5 4 (2.80%) SAP BW
6 3 (2.10%) Big Data
6 3 (2.10%) GIS
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.70%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 40 (27.97%) Jenkins
2 20 (13.99%) Git (software)
3 12 (8.39%) Eclipse
3 12 (8.39%) JIRA
4 9 (6.29%) Subversion
5 8 (5.59%) Hudson
6 6 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.50%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.50%) JUnit
8 3 (2.10%) ClearCase
8 3 (2.10%) StarTeam
8 3 (2.10%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.70%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.70%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.70%) GitLab
9 1 (0.70%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.70%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (8.39%) Finance
2 11 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.10%) Legal
4 2 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (14.69%) Developer
1 21 (14.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Administrator
3 16 (11.19%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (10.49%) Consultant
5 12 (8.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 9 (6.29%) Linux Specialist
6 9 (6.29%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
8 7 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.20%) Middleware Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.49%) Middleware
2 8 (5.59%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (4.90%) Node.js
3 7 (4.90%) Regular Expression
3 7 (4.90%) REST
4 5 (3.50%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) SAP Basis
6 3 (2.10%) Ajax
6 3 (2.10%) HTML5
6 3 (2.10%) JAAS
6 3 (2.10%) Java SE
6 3 (2.10%) jQuery
6 3 (2.10%) JSON
7 2 (1.40%) SAP TM
8 1 (0.70%) .NET
8 1 (0.70%) EJB
8 1 (0.70%) LAMP
8 1 (0.70%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.19%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.39%) Clustering
3 9 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.29%) User Experience
4 4 (2.80%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.40%) Life Science
5 2 (1.40%) PKI
5 2 (1.40%) Replication
5 2 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (0.70%) BBC
6 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) SCADA
6 1 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 122 (85.31%) Linux
2 91 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (29.37%) Unix
4 30 (20.98%) Windows
5 25 (17.48%) CentOS
6 21 (14.69%) AIX
7 20 (13.99%) Solaris
8 12 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 11 (7.69%) Windows Server
10 10 (6.99%) Oracle Linux
10 10 (6.99%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (6.29%) HPUX
12 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (4.90%) Debian
14 6 (4.20%) VME
14 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
15 2 (1.40%) Android
15 2 (1.40%) SUSE
16 1 (0.70%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) DevOps
2 27 (18.88%) ITIL
3 23 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (13.29%) Kanban
4 19 (13.29%) Service Management
5 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
6 15 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (9.09%) Open Source
7 13 (9.09%) Scrum
7 13 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (6.99%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (6.29%) Identity Management
9 9 (6.29%) Migration
9 9 (6.29%) Software Engineering
10 8 (5.59%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.90%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.90%) Release Management
12 6 (4.20%) Project Management
12 6 (4.20%) TDD
13 5 (3.50%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 30 (20.98%) Java
2 22 (15.38%) Perl
3 14 (9.79%) Python
3 14 (9.79%) SQL
4 12 (8.39%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.69%) C
5 11 (7.69%) Korn
6 8 (5.59%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.59%) PHP
7 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
7 7 (4.90%) Shell Script
7 7 (4.90%) VBScript
8 6 (4.20%) Bourne shell
8 6 (4.20%) COBOL
8 6 (4.20%) Ruby
9 5 (3.50%) C++
10 3 (2.10%) Go
11 2 (1.40%) C#
12 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (14.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (5.59%) RHCSA
5 6 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.80%) Degree
6 4 (2.80%) MCP
6 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.40%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.40%) RHCE
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.50%) QA
2 4 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (16.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.09%) vSphere
4 6 (4.20%) Docker
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 3 (2.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.70%) Ceph
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.70%) Snort
7 1 (0.70%) vCloud
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 47 (32.87%) Puppet
2 12 (8.39%) ZABBIX
3 11 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
3 11 (7.69%) SCOM
3 11 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 9 (6.29%) Ansible
5 8 (5.59%) Nagios
6 6 (4.20%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.20%) HP SiteScope
6 6 (4.20%) Netcool
7 5 (3.50%) Cacti
7 5 (3.50%) OpenNebula
7 5 (3.50%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (3.50%) SCCM
8 4 (2.80%) WSUS
9 3 (2.10%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.10%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.40%) AirWatch
10 2 (1.40%) SELinux
Vendors
1 48 (33.57%) VMware
2 19 (13.29%) Oracle
3 14 (9.79%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.69%) Atlassian
4 11 (7.69%) CA
4 11 (7.69%) IBM
5 10 (6.99%) Veritas
6 8 (5.59%) HP
7 6 (4.20%) ICL
8 5 (3.50%) NetApp
8 5 (3.50%) RightScale
9 4 (2.80%) SAP
10 3 (2.10%) Micro Focus
11 2 (1.40%) Cisco
11 2 (1.40%) F5
11 2 (1.40%) Wonderware
12 1 (0.70%) Black Duck
12 1 (0.70%) SaltStack
12 1 (0.70%) Sonatype
12 1 (0.70%) Veracode
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