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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 12 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 8.00% 5.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 16.39% 12.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £348 £517 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
61 50 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 48.80% 46.30% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 18
Average daily rate £375 £415 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +10.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 5 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+212.50% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) JBoss
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) XenServer
5 2 (20.00%) Liferay
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
5 2 (20.00%) PaaS
5 2 (20.00%) Puppet
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) DataPower
5 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Liferay
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 3 (30.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DBA
3 2 (20.00%) AIX Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) JavaBeans
1 2 (20.00%) JSP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Lua
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
3 1 (10.00%) Axway