The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 2.06%
As % of the Vendors category - - 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £545
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 Preston region.

Vendors Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 39 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 50.54% 44.83% 56.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 33
Median daily rate £425 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £389 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.25 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% +14.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.63 £19.35 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.75 £41.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Preston

Red Hat
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Preston region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared