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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 24 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.79% 1.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.70% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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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
54 42 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.21% 49.41% 52.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 35
Average daily rate £177 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.69% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £119 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Average hourly rate £9.13 - £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 - £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 - £17.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) C++
3 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
4 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Spring
4 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Actimize
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) Drools
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio
4 2 (22.22%) VMware

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (22.22%) WebSphere
1 2 (22.22%) IBM HTTP Server
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
1 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) Multicast
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
1 2 (22.22%) Drools
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
1 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) OOP
2 2 (22.22%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) vSphere
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cyber-Ark
1 2 (22.22%) Infoblox
1 2 (22.22%) Actimize
1 2 (22.22%) Ab Initio
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) HP
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Reuters
2 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg