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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 12 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.45% 4.42% 3.13%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 9.80% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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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
34 51 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.84% 45.13% 49.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 28
Average daily rate £200 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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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
County Antrim +4 3 £338 -10.00% 1
County Armagh - 1 - -
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UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) IBM