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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 97 158 74
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -84
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 56 14 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.61% 0.32% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 0.75% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 7 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £453 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +32.07%
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
1584 1866 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.56% 43.14% 45.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 1069 728
Median daily rate £388 £385 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 97 92
Median hourly rate £20.73 £19.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.93% +5.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.76 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +30 32 £425 +6.25% 6
Cheshire +13 12 £425 +9.67%
Lancashire +22 8 £420 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 108 (82.44%) Linux
2 76 (58.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 60 (45.80%) Unix
4 43 (32.82%) Puppet
5 40 (30.53%) VMware
6 36 (27.48%) Apache
7 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (22.14%) Solaris
8 29 (22.14%) ITIL
9 28 (21.37%) JBoss
9 28 (21.37%) Clustering
10 27 (20.61%) DevOps
11 25 (19.08%) Windows
11 25 (19.08%) Java
11 25 (19.08%) Oracle
12 24 (18.32%) CentOS
13 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
14 19 (14.50%) Configuration Management
15 18 (13.74%) PHP
15 18 (13.74%) DNS
16 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
16 17 (12.98%) MySQL
16 17 (12.98%) AIX
16 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (12.98%) Bash Shell
17 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
17 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
18 14 (10.69%) OpenStack

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 36 (27.48%) Apache
2 28 (21.37%) JBoss
3 14 (10.69%) OpenStack
4 12 (9.16%) Tomcat
5 10 (7.63%) IIS
5 10 (7.63%) WebLogic
6 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
7 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
7 7 (5.34%) Tuxedo
8 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.82%) SAS
10 4 (3.05%) Liferay
11 2 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (1.53%) GlassFish
11 2 (1.53%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (1.53%) TPMS
11 2 (1.53%) WebLogic Portal
12 1 (0.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.98%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.82%) PaaS
3 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.29%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.29%) GitHub
4 3 (2.29%) Route 53
5 2 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.53%) Engine Yard
5 2 (1.53%) Heroku
5 2 (1.53%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.74%) DNS
2 13 (9.92%) Internet
3 9 (6.87%) SAN
4 8 (6.11%) DHCP
4 8 (6.11%) HTTP
4 8 (6.11%) iSCSI
5 7 (5.34%) LDAP
5 7 (5.34%) SSL
6 6 (4.58%) Firewall
7 5 (3.82%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (3.82%) IMAP
7 5 (3.82%) MRTG
7 5 (3.82%) SMTP
8 3 (2.29%) Network Security
9 2 (1.53%) Kerberos
9 2 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (1.53%) SNMP
9 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.53%) VLAN
10 1 (0.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.98%) MySQL
2 9 (6.87%) DB2
3 4 (3.05%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.29%) Big Data
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (2.29%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.76%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.76%) OpenStack Swift
6 1 (0.76%) OrientDB
6 1 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
2 11 (8.40%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (5.34%) Subversion
4 7 (5.34%) Visual Studio
5 6 (4.58%) Hudson
6 4 (3.05%) Vagrant
7 3 (2.29%) ClearCase
7 3 (2.29%) StarTeam
8 2 (1.53%) Introscope
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (1.53%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.76%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.76%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.76%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.76%) JIRA
9 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.76%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.76%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (5.34%) Banking
2 6 (4.58%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.53%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (16.79%) Administrator
2 21 (16.03%) Linux Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Developer
5 15 (11.45%) Consultant
6 13 (9.92%) Unix Engineer
7 12 (9.16%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (8.40%) Analyst
8 11 (8.40%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (8.40%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (7.63%) Architect
10 8 (6.11%) Java Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Linux Administrator
11 7 (5.34%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) Systems Architect
13 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Project Engineer
13 5 (3.82%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.16%) Middleware
2 11 (8.40%) LAMP
3 9 (6.87%) Web Services
4 8 (6.11%) JSP
5 7 (5.34%) .NET
5 7 (5.34%) REST
6 6 (4.58%) .NET Framework
6 6 (4.58%) SOAP
7 5 (3.82%) XSD
8 4 (3.05%) Oracle Fusion
8 4 (3.05%) WAMP
8 4 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.53%) J2EE
9 2 (1.53%) JavaBeans
9 2 (1.53%) JSON
9 2 (1.53%) MCollective
9 2 (1.53%) Oracle ADF
9 2 (1.53%) SAML
9 2 (1.53%) Servlets
10 1 (0.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.37%) Clustering
2 13 (9.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (6.87%) PMI
4 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.82%) Smart Meter
6 4 (3.05%) EMC VNX
6 4 (3.05%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.05%) Life Science
7 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.29%) User Experience
8 2 (1.53%) DataPower
8 2 (1.53%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (1.53%) LPAR
8 2 (1.53%) PKI
8 2 (1.53%) Replication
8 2 (1.53%) VCE vBlock
8 2 (1.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 108 (82.44%) Linux
2 76 (58.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 60 (45.80%) Unix
4 29 (22.14%) Solaris
5 25 (19.08%) Windows
6 24 (18.32%) CentOS
7 17 (12.98%) AIX
8 13 (9.92%) Ubuntu
9 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
10 9 (6.87%) HPUX
11 8 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (5.34%) Debian
12 7 (5.34%) VME
12 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (3.05%) SUSE
13 4 (3.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (2.29%) Android
14 3 (2.29%) Fedora
15 2 (1.53%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.14%) ITIL
2 27 (20.61%) DevOps
3 19 (14.50%) Configuration Management
4 15 (11.45%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (9.92%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (8.40%) High Availability
6 11 (8.40%) Project Management
7 10 (7.63%) Capacity Management
7 10 (7.63%) Open Source
7 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.87%) Patch Management
8 9 (6.87%) Security Management
9 8 (6.11%) Migration
10 7 (5.34%) Load Balancing
10 7 (5.34%) Security Patching
11 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
12 5 (3.82%) ArchiMate
12 5 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (3.82%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (19.08%) Java
2 18 (13.74%) PHP
3 17 (12.98%) Bash Shell
4 14 (10.69%) Shell Script
5 13 (9.92%) Perl
6 12 (9.16%) C
7 11 (8.40%) Python
8 7 (5.34%) COBOL
9 5 (3.82%) Korn
10 4 (3.05%) C++
10 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (3.05%) Ruby
10 4 (3.05%) SQL
11 2 (1.53%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.76%) Lua
12 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.76%) Scala
12 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.63%) RHCE
3 9 (6.87%) PMI Certification
4 8 (6.11%) MCITP
4 8 (6.11%) MCTS
5 7 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (5.34%) MCP
5 7 (5.34%) Security Cleared
6 5 (3.82%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (3.05%) DBS Check
7 4 (3.05%) EMCSA
8 2 (1.53%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.53%) Degree
9 1 (0.76%) ACSA
9 1 (0.76%) ACSP
9 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.76%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.76%) MCDST
9 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 32 (24.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
3 13 (9.92%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (5.34%) iptables
4 7 (5.34%) UAG
4 7 (5.34%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (4.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (3.82%) Dovecot
6 5 (3.82%) KVM
6 5 (3.82%) Sendmail
6 5 (3.82%) Squid
7 4 (3.05%) Firmware
8 3 (2.29%) Docker
8 3 (2.29%) vCloud
9 2 (1.53%) Hyper-V
9 2 (1.53%) NFS
9 2 (1.53%) Samba
9 2 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.53%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (32.82%) Puppet
2 11 (8.40%) Ansible
3 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Satellite
4 9 (6.87%) Nagios
4 9 (6.87%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (6.87%) SCCM
5 7 (5.34%) SCOM
5 7 (5.34%) WSUS
6 6 (4.58%) Data Guard
6 6 (4.58%) HAProxy
6 6 (4.58%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.58%) Oracle ZFS
7 5 (3.82%) Cacti
7 5 (3.82%) OpenNebula
8 4 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (3.05%) Salt
9 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
10 2 (1.53%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.53%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (1.53%) SELinux
Vendors
1 40 (30.53%) VMware
2 25 (19.08%) Oracle
3 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
4 11 (8.40%) HP
5 10 (7.63%) Brocade
6 9 (6.87%) Veritas
7 7 (5.34%) ICL
8 6 (4.58%) EMC
8 6 (4.58%) IBM
9 4 (3.05%) Axway
9 4 (3.05%) Citrix
9 4 (3.05%) Micro Focus
10 3 (2.29%) Atlassian
10 3 (2.29%) F5
11 2 (1.53%) BMC
11 2 (1.53%) CA
11 2 (1.53%) Endeca
11 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
11 2 (1.53%) RightScale
11 2 (1.53%) Wonderware
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