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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / North West
Rank 89 73 107
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 47 85 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 2.25% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 4.22% 5.39% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 49 26
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £498 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
1115 1578 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.38% 41.70% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 860 751
Median daily rate £400 £385 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +9 27 £400 - 10
Merseyside +9 12 £350 -17.64% 1
Cheshire +1 2 £420 -6.66% 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 119 (88.15%) Linux
2 103 (76.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 53 (39.26%) Puppet
4 46 (34.07%) Jenkins
5 44 (32.59%) VMware
6 41 (30.37%) DevOps
7 37 (27.41%) Java
8 32 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
9 31 (22.96%) Unix
9 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (22.22%) Windows
11 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 25 (18.52%) CentOS
12 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (18.52%) Python
13 24 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
14 21 (15.56%) Perl
14 21 (15.56%) Configuration Management
15 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
15 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
15 20 (14.81%) Ansible
16 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
16 19 (14.07%) ITIL
16 19 (14.07%) AIX
17 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (12.59%) Kanban
17 17 (12.59%) Ruby
18 16 (11.85%) Service Management
18 16 (11.85%) SQL
18 16 (11.85%) Oracle

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 (7.41%) OpenStack
2 9 (6.67%) JBoss
3 8 (5.93%) WebSphere
3 8 (5.93%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (4.44%) Apache
4 6 (4.44%) Confluence
5 5 (3.70%) WebLogic
6 4 (2.96%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.96%) NetWeaver
6 4 (2.96%) SAS
7 2 (1.48%) IIS
7 2 (1.48%) nginx
7 2 (1.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.74%) Jetty
8 1 (0.74%) Liferay
8 1 (0.74%) SAP Portal
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.74%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.74%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.70%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.70%) PaaS
3 5 (3.70%) Slack
4 4 (2.96%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (2.22%) Route 53
6 2 (1.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.48%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
2 12 (8.89%) Firewall
3 11 (8.15%) LDAP
4 10 (7.41%) SSL
5 9 (6.67%) NAS
6 8 (5.93%) DNS
6 8 (5.93%) HTTPS
7 7 (5.19%) DHCP
8 6 (4.44%) Internet
9 5 (3.70%) SAN
10 4 (2.96%) Kerberos
10 4 (2.96%) LAN
10 4 (2.96%) Network Security
10 4 (2.96%) SMTP
10 4 (2.96%) WAN
11 3 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
11 3 (2.22%) HTTP
11 3 (2.22%) iSCSI
12 2 (1.48%) IMAP
12 2 (1.48%) MRTG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
1 11 (8.15%) MySQL
1 11 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.70%) DB2
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) Redis
3 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.70%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.96%) GIS
5 2 (1.48%) Big Data
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (34.07%) Jenkins
2 27 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (9.63%) Subversion
4 12 (8.89%) JIRA
5 10 (7.41%) GoCD
6 9 (6.67%) Hudson
6 9 (6.67%) Travis CI
7 5 (3.70%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.70%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.70%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.70%) JUnit
8 3 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.22%) GitLab
9 2 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.74%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (8.89%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 5 (3.70%) Retail
4 4 (2.96%) Legal
5 2 (1.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (12.59%) Developer
3 15 (11.11%) Administrator
4 14 (10.37%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
7 8 (5.93%) Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 7 (5.19%) Unix Administrator
9 6 (4.44%) Digital Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.44%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Monitoring Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Systems Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.67%) Node.js
2 8 (5.93%) Middleware
3 7 (5.19%) Regular Expression
3 7 (5.19%) REST
3 7 (5.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (4.44%) Web Services
5 5 (3.70%) SAP Basis
6 4 (2.96%) HTML
7 3 (2.22%) Ajax
7 3 (2.22%) HTML5
7 3 (2.22%) JAAS
7 3 (2.22%) Java SE
7 3 (2.22%) jQuery
7 3 (2.22%) JSON
7 3 (2.22%) SAP TM
8 2 (1.48%) LAMP
8 2 (1.48%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.74%) .NET
9 1 (0.74%) Kafka
9 1 (0.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.37%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.15%) Clustering
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
4 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Life Science
6 2 (1.48%) PKI
6 2 (1.48%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.74%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.74%) SCADA
7 1 (0.74%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 119 (88.15%) Linux
2 103 (76.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (22.96%) Unix
4 30 (22.22%) Windows
5 25 (18.52%) CentOS
6 19 (14.07%) AIX
7 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (9.63%) Solaris
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server
8 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (7.41%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (6.67%) Fedora
11 8 (5.93%) Ubuntu
12 7 (5.19%) SUSE
13 6 (4.44%) HPUX
13 6 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (4.44%) Windows XP
14 5 (3.70%) Debian
15 3 (2.22%) Data ONTAP
16 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (30.37%) DevOps
2 31 (22.96%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 19 (14.07%) ITIL
6 17 (12.59%) Kanban
7 16 (11.85%) Service Management
8 15 (11.11%) Scrum
9 11 (8.15%) Open Source
10 9 (6.67%) Identity Management
10 9 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.19%) Load Balancing
11 7 (5.19%) Project Management
11 7 (5.19%) Release Management
11 7 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
12 6 (4.44%) BDD
12 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
12 6 (4.44%) Mentoring
12 6 (4.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) Java
2 25 (18.52%) Python
3 21 (15.56%) Perl
4 17 (12.59%) Ruby
5 16 (11.85%) SQL
6 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.15%) Korn
8 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 8 (5.93%) PowerShell
10 7 (5.19%) VBScript
11 6 (4.44%) Bourne shell
11 6 (4.44%) Shell Script
12 5 (3.70%) Go
12 5 (3.70%) PHP
13 2 (1.48%) C
13 2 (1.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 19 (14.07%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.67%) RHCSA
4 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.96%) Degree
6 3 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (11.11%) Docker
4 12 (8.89%) vSphere
5 5 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (1.48%) Dovecot
6 2 (1.48%) iptables
6 2 (1.48%) KVM
6 2 (1.48%) Sendmail
6 2 (1.48%) Squid
7 1 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.74%) Snort
7 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 53 (39.26%) Puppet
2 24 (17.78%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (14.81%) Ansible
4 13 (9.63%) Nagios
5 11 (8.15%) Graphite
5 11 (8.15%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (8.15%) Tivoli
5 11 (8.15%) ZABBIX
6 9 (6.67%) Kibana
6 9 (6.67%) SCOM
7 8 (5.93%) Ganglia
7 8 (5.93%) Riemann
8 6 (4.44%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (4.44%) Netcool
9 4 (2.96%) Kubernetes
10 3 (2.22%) Graylog
10 3 (2.22%) Oracle ZFS
10 3 (2.22%) Terraform
11 2 (1.48%) OpenNebula
11 2 (1.48%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 44 (32.59%) VMware
2 16 (11.85%) Oracle
3 12 (8.89%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.89%) NetApp
4 11 (8.15%) CA
4 11 (8.15%) IBM
5 8 (5.93%) Atlassian
5 8 (5.93%) HP
6 7 (5.19%) Veritas
7 5 (3.70%) SAP
8 4 (2.96%) F5
9 3 (2.22%) RightScale
10 2 (1.48%) Citrix
10 2 (1.48%) Google
11 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.74%) Cisco
11 1 (0.74%) hybris
11 1 (0.74%) Pega
11 1 (0.74%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.74%) Wonderware
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