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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 78 101 123
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 65 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 2.08% 1.08% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 2.39% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 8
Average daily rate
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£350 £320 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -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
1416 1297 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.33% 45.25% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 578 723
Average daily rate £338 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £214 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +12 35 £300 -6.97% 7
Cheshire +11 23 £430 +25.54% 3
Merseyside 0 3 £450 +63.63% 1
Lancashire -12 2 £288 -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 88 (67.69%) Linux
2 58 (44.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (31.54%) UNIX
4 37 (28.46%) Configuration Management
5 35 (26.92%) Puppet
6 33 (25.38%) CentOS
7 32 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
7 32 (24.62%) Oracle
7 32 (24.62%) DevOps
8 27 (20.77%) Open Source
8 27 (20.77%) Maven
9 26 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (20.00%) Amazon S3
9 26 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 25 (19.23%) VMware
11 24 (18.46%) Hudson
11 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (18.46%) DHCP
11 24 (18.46%) DNS
11 24 (18.46%) Java
11 24 (18.46%) Windows
11 24 (18.46%) Firewall
11 24 (18.46%) Route 53
11 24 (18.46%) Jenkins
11 24 (18.46%) Amazon ELB
11 24 (18.46%) Vagrant
12 23 (17.69%) Shell Script
12 23 (17.69%) RightScale
13 20 (15.38%) Apache
14 19 (14.62%) Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 20 (15.38%) Apache
3 18 (13.85%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 12 (9.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.15%) nginx
7 6 (4.62%) NetWeaver
7 6 (4.62%) Jetty
8 5 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
9 4 (3.08%) SharePoint
9 4 (3.08%) IIS
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (3.08%) Confluence
9 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
10 2 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Office
2 4 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.62%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (24.62%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 26 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 24 (18.46%) Route 53
3 24 (18.46%) Amazon ELB
4 19 (14.62%) PaaS
5 18 (13.85%) SaaS
6 1 (0.77%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.46%) DHCP
1 24 (18.46%) DNS
1 24 (18.46%) Firewall
2 16 (12.31%) HTTP
3 4 (3.08%) AMQP
4 3 (2.31%) Network Security
4 3 (2.31%) LDAP
4 3 (2.31%) SAN
5 2 (1.54%) FTP
6 1 (0.77%) VLAN
6 1 (0.77%) LAN
6 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 9 (6.92%) RDBMS
2 9 (6.92%) Crystal Reports
2 9 (6.92%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.38%) DB2
4 7 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.62%) Hazelcast
5 6 (4.62%) Big Data
5 6 (4.62%) SAP BW
5 6 (4.62%) MySQL
6 2 (1.54%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 27 (20.77%) Maven
2 24 (18.46%) Hudson
2 24 (18.46%) Jenkins
3 10 (7.69%) JUnit
4 9 (6.92%) Subversion
5 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.62%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.08%) Gradle
7 4 (3.08%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.08%) JIRA
7 4 (3.08%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.77%) WebLogic Workshop
8 1 (0.77%) Introscope
General
1 19 (14.62%) Banking
2 15 (11.54%) Finance
3 5 (3.85%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Administrator
2 24 (18.46%) Developer
3 22 (16.92%) DevOps Engineer
4 20 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (8.46%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.69%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.38%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (5.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (5.38%) PHP Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Analyst
8 6 (4.62%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Developer
9 5 (3.85%) SOA Developer
9 5 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (3.85%) Consultant
9 5 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) UNIX Engineer
11 3 (2.31%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.31%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) XML
1 16 (12.31%) Middleware
2 15 (11.54%) Web Services
3 12 (9.23%) Servlets
3 12 (9.23%) XSLT
4 10 (7.69%) LAMP
4 10 (7.69%) JMS
5 7 (5.38%) XSD
6 6 (4.62%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (4.62%) J2SE
6 6 (4.62%) XML Schema
6 6 (4.62%) DOM
6 6 (4.62%) JSON
6 6 (4.62%) Spring
6 6 (4.62%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (4.62%) Grails
6 6 (4.62%) jQuery
7 5 (3.85%) Java EE
7 5 (3.85%) Regular Expression
8 4 (3.08%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.77%) Open Source
2 7 (5.38%) Derivative
3 6 (4.62%) Firmware
3 6 (4.62%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.31%) Wiki
5 3 (2.31%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.54%) HACMP
6 2 (1.54%) Life Science
6 2 (1.54%) LPAR
6 2 (1.54%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.77%) Social Media
7 1 (0.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.77%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.77%) Biology
7 1 (0.77%) PKI
7 1 (0.77%) Tandem
7 1 (0.77%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 88 (67.69%) Linux
2 58 (44.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (31.54%) UNIX
4 33 (25.38%) CentOS
5 24 (18.46%) Windows
6 15 (11.54%) Solaris
7 12 (9.23%) AIX
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (5.38%) HPUX
10 6 (4.62%) Android
11 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.54%) SUSE
12 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (28.46%) Configuration Management
2 32 (24.62%) DevOps
3 24 (18.46%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (9.23%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (9.23%) Capacity Planning
5 9 (6.92%) ITIL
6 7 (5.38%) OO
6 7 (5.38%) Change Management
7 6 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (4.62%) JVM Tuning
7 6 (4.62%) Validation
7 6 (4.62%) ERP
7 6 (4.62%) CRM
7 6 (4.62%) SOA
7 6 (4.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.85%) Data Management
8 5 (3.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.08%) Analytics
9 4 (3.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) Java
2 23 (17.69%) Shell Script
3 15 (11.54%) Perl
4 11 (8.46%) Ruby
5 10 (7.69%) PHP
5 10 (7.69%) SQL
6 6 (4.62%) Python
6 6 (4.62%) XPath
7 4 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.31%) VB
9 2 (1.54%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.54%) C++
9 2 (1.54%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
1 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.08%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.08%) CCNP
4 4 (3.08%) CCNA
5 2 (1.54%) PhD
5 2 (1.54%) Degree
6 1 (0.77%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.62%) VMware ESX
3 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.85%) vCloud
4 4 (3.08%) GPFS
5 3 (2.31%) RHEV
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.54%) PowerHA
6 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.77%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (26.92%) Puppet
2 24 (18.46%) Vagrant
3 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.62%) Ansible
4 6 (4.62%) Tivoli
5 4 (3.08%) Nagios
6 3 (2.31%) CA Wily
6 3 (2.31%) Unicenter
6 3 (2.31%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (1.54%) Foglight
7 2 (1.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.54%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (1.54%) YUM
7 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.54%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.54%) Cacti
7 2 (1.54%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.77%) SCCM
8 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (24.62%) Oracle
2 25 (19.23%) VMware
3 23 (17.69%) RightScale
4 15 (11.54%) SAP
5 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.00%) CA
7 12 (9.23%) HP
7 12 (9.23%) Citrix
8 11 (8.46%) Cyber-Ark
9 10 (7.69%) IBM
10 9 (6.92%) Veeam
10 9 (6.92%) Symantec
10 9 (6.92%) McAfee
10 9 (6.92%) Sophos
10 9 (6.92%) Adobe
10 9 (6.92%) Becrypt
11 5 (3.85%) Cisco
11 5 (3.85%) Splunk
12 4 (3.08%) Avaya
12 4 (3.08%) EMC
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