The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton 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 April 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.95% 4.88% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 11.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Average daily rate £400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Red Hat
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Vendors Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
86 120 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 40.95% 41.81% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 67 17
Average daily rate £375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +31.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Northampton region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Gradle
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) WSO2
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) Flyway
4 1 (25.00%) Swagger
4 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) RHCE

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton 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 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Flyway
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) AIX Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Specialist
2 2 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (25.00%) RESTful
1 1 (25.00%) Swagger
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Fedora
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Talend
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) WSO2