The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 20 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.85% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 8.54% 1.23% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£343 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.67% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
82 81 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 45.05% 43.78% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 36 34
Average daily rate £350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +170.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £9.48 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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South Yorkshire

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Sheffield region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Hudson
3 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (42.86%) Magnolia
3 6 (42.86%) MySQL
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
3 6 (42.86%) Internet
3 6 (42.86%) CMS
3 6 (42.86%) Debian
3 6 (42.86%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) Control-M
6 2 (14.29%) Middleware
6 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
6 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) AIX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 7 (50.00%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) Magnolia
2 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 6 (42.86%) CMS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
1 6 (42.86%) Jackrabbit
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) Hudson
1 6 (42.86%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) HACMP
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Debian
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) EAI
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) IBM AIX Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (7.14%) GPFS
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (21.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) EMC
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) BMC
3 1 (7.14%) NetApp