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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 110 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 41 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 1.36% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 3.13% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 17
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £346 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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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
1681 1247 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.12% 43.56% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 565 476
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 99 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £26.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.96% +47.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 30 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 30 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 -6 24 £350 -8.49% 3
Cheshire -12 9 £400 - 6
Lancashire +4 8 £517 -
Merseyside - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 71 (76.34%) Linux
2 49 (52.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (38.71%) Windows
4 31 (33.33%) Puppet
5 30 (32.26%) Oracle
5 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 24 (25.81%) CentOS
6 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
6 24 (25.81%) Oracle Database
7 23 (24.73%) Java
8 22 (23.66%) Open Source
9 21 (22.58%) Maven
9 21 (22.58%) UNIX
9 21 (22.58%) Vagrant
9 21 (22.58%) DevOps
10 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (20.43%) QA
11 19 (20.43%) Web Services
12 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
13 16 (17.20%) XML
13 16 (17.20%) MySQL
13 16 (17.20%) JMS
13 16 (17.20%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (17.20%) Amazon S3
13 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
14 12 (12.90%) Route 53
14 12 (12.90%) Amazon ELB
14 12 (12.90%) OO
14 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
14 12 (12.90%) Eclipse

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 12 (12.90%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.60%) Apache
3 7 (7.53%) WebLogic
3 7 (7.53%) Confluence
4 5 (5.38%) nginx
4 5 (5.38%) NetWeaver
5 4 (4.30%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.15%) JBoss
7 1 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.08%) Jetty
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon S3
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.90%) Route 53
2 12 (12.90%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (4.30%) PaaS
3 4 (4.30%) Office 365
4 3 (3.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.75%) HTTP
1 10 (10.75%) SAN
2 8 (8.60%) Internet
3 7 (7.53%) Firewall
3 7 (7.53%) AMQP
4 6 (6.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (6.45%) DNS
4 6 (6.45%) SSL
4 6 (6.45%) DHCP
5 5 (5.38%) Network Security
6 4 (4.30%) VPN
6 4 (4.30%) LAN
6 4 (4.30%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.81%) Oracle Database
2 16 (17.20%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (8.60%) Big Data
4 8 (8.60%) Hadoop
5 7 (7.53%) MongoDB
5 7 (7.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (5.38%) SAP BW
7 5 (5.38%) DB2
7 5 (5.38%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.30%) SQLPlus
8 4 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (4.30%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Jenkins
2 21 (22.58%) Maven
3 12 (12.90%) Eclipse
4 11 (11.83%) Subversion
5 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
5 9 (9.68%) Hudson
6 8 (8.60%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.60%) JUnit
7 7 (7.53%) Mercurial
7 7 (7.53%) JIRA
7 7 (7.53%) Ant
7 7 (7.53%) Gradle
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (4.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
1 7 (7.53%) Banking
2 2 (2.15%) Retail
2 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.15%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.08%) Advertising
3 1 (1.08%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Developer
2 17 (18.28%) Java Developer
3 13 (13.98%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (11.83%) Administrator
5 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 8 (8.60%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (4.30%) PHP Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) AWS Developer
10 3 (3.23%) Systems Developer
10 3 (3.23%) AIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) Web Services
2 16 (17.20%) XML
2 16 (17.20%) JMS
3 10 (10.75%) Servlets
3 10 (10.75%) Grails
4 9 (9.68%) LAMP
4 9 (9.68%) J2SE
5 8 (8.60%) XSLT
6 7 (7.53%) EJB
6 7 (7.53%) Java EE
6 7 (7.53%) JSON
7 6 (6.45%) Spring
7 6 (6.45%) J2EE
8 4 (4.30%) XSD
8 4 (4.30%) XML Schema
9 3 (3.23%) SAX
9 3 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (3.23%) Middleware
9 3 (3.23%) DOM
9 3 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Open Source
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.60%) CESG
4 6 (6.45%) PKI
4 6 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.38%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.23%) Derivative
6 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.15%) HACMP
7 2 (2.15%) Clustering
7 2 (2.15%) LPAR
8 1 (1.08%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.08%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (76.34%) Linux
2 49 (52.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (38.71%) Windows
4 24 (25.81%) CentOS
5 21 (22.58%) UNIX
6 11 (11.83%) Solaris
7 10 (10.75%) Android
8 9 (9.68%) AIX
9 7 (7.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.45%) Apple iOS
10 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.45%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (6.45%) Windows Phone
10 6 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.30%) VMS
12 2 (2.15%) HPUX
13 1 (1.08%) Debian
13 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
2 21 (22.58%) DevOps
3 20 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (12.90%) OO
5 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.75%) Software Engineering
6 10 (10.75%) Scrum
7 8 (8.60%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.60%) User Stories
7 8 (8.60%) Auto-Scaling
8 7 (7.53%) Software Delivery
8 7 (7.53%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.53%) MapReduce
8 7 (7.53%) TDD
9 6 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.38%) CRM
10 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.73%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) PHP
2 9 (9.68%) SQL
3 7 (7.53%) Python
3 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
4 6 (6.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.38%) Ruby
5 5 (5.38%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.38%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.30%) XPath
7 3 (3.23%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCSE
5 2 (2.15%) CCIE
5 2 (2.15%) CCEE
5 2 (2.15%) CCAA
5 2 (2.15%) CCA
5 2 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.08%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) CCNP
6 1 (1.08%) CCNA
6 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) QA
2 4 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (8.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.53%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.45%) Firmware
4 4 (4.30%) MetaFrame
4 4 (4.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (4.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.15%) GPFS
6 1 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.08%) PowerHA
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 31 (33.33%) Puppet
2 21 (22.58%) Vagrant
3 9 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.45%) Nagios
5 5 (5.38%) Cacti
6 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.08%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.08%) yum
7 1 (1.08%) WSUS
7 1 (1.08%) Icinga
Vendors
1 30 (32.26%) Oracle
2 12 (12.90%) VMware
3 9 (9.68%) RightScale
4 7 (7.53%) Atlassian
5 6 (6.45%) F5
5 6 (6.45%) HP
5 6 (6.45%) EMC
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
6 5 (5.38%) NetApp
6 5 (5.38%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (4.30%) Percona
7 4 (4.30%) AppSense
7 4 (4.30%) Citrix
7 4 (4.30%) Sun
7 4 (4.30%) IBM
8 2 (2.15%) Informatica
9 1 (1.08%) Avaya
9 1 (1.08%) CommVault
9 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft
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