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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 26 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% 1.03% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% 2.91% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £388 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
72 103 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 38.30% 35.52% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 20
Average daily rate £375 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AIX Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) AIX Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script