The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category - - 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £363
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 Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
95 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.92% 42.20% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 6 19
Median daily rate £326 £375 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +158.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland