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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 2.11% -
As % of the Vendors category - 3.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £545 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-44.37% -5.32%
Red Hat
Lancashire

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
33 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 43.42% 57.89% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 34 7
Average daily rate £375 £300 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £200 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £535 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% +109.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.30 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.55 £41.68 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Confluence
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Wiki
2 3 (75.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (75.00%) Graylog
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (25.00%) PaaS
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) OpenStack

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 3 (75.00%) Confluence
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Bluemix
1 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Play Framework
1 3 (75.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) Scala
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Graylog
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware