The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 31 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.93% 4.82% -
As % of the Vendors category 7.10% 10.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 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 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
Red Hat
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
155 215 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 41.33% 47.15% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 123 39
Average daily rate £400 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 21
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.13% -
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 Northamptonshire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Northamptonshire region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northampton -4 2 £400 -11.11% 1
Red Hat
East Midlands

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) AIX
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
6 5 (33.33%) Middleware
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 4 (26.67%) ITIL
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) Foglight
7 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
7 4 (26.67%) Clustering
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) Firmware
7 4 (26.67%) IBM
7 4 (26.67%) Sun
7 4 (26.67%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) Intel
7 4 (26.67%) Citrix
7 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
7 4 (26.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (26.67%) Wind River
7 4 (26.67%) nmon
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
2 2 (13.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Flyway
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Gradle
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (20.00%) Military
2 2 (13.33%) Avionics
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Unix Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
2 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Regular Expression
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Swagger
2 1 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 4 (26.67%) Device Driver
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Unix
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
5 6 (40.00%) AIX
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
7 3 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (6.67%) CentOS
9 1 (6.67%) Fedora
9 1 (6.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
2 4 (26.67%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Server Building
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) B2C
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (20.00%) C
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (13.33%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) AWK
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (26.67%) Foglight
1 4 (26.67%) nmon
2 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 4 (26.67%) EMC
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) Intel
2 4 (26.67%) Sun
2 4 (26.67%) Wind River
3 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Endeca
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Talend
4 1 (6.67%) WSO2