The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 56 49 42
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 12 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.13% 1.35% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 5.22% 2.78% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
Average daily rate £325 £150 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £135 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £153 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
Red Hat
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
230 252 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.85% 48.55% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 187 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.65 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £23.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 10 £325 +116.66% 2
Newport - 1 £350 - 1
Red Hat
Wales

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (73.33%) JBoss
4 14 (46.67%) Java
5 11 (36.67%) Middleware
5 11 (36.67%) VMware
6 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 8 (26.67%) Puppet
7 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
8 7 (23.33%) Apache
8 7 (23.33%) J2EE
8 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
9 6 (20.00%) Maven
9 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.00%) DevOps
9 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
9 6 (20.00%) HTTP
10 5 (16.67%) Unix
10 5 (16.67%) Windows
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle
10 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
10 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 4 (13.33%) PKI
11 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
11 4 (13.33%) MySQL
11 4 (13.33%) Perl
11 4 (13.33%) DNS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 22 (73.33%) JBoss
2 9 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (23.33%) Apache
4 6 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 6 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall
5 2 (6.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) SSH
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
5 2 (6.67%) VLAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 4 (13.33%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (13.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (6.67%) JUnit
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (3.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (6.67%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) Middleware
2 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) Java EE
3 2 (6.67%) LAMP
3 2 (6.67%) SAML
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) PKI
2 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 5 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
2 6 (20.00%) DevOps
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) JVM Tuning
4 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Procure-to-pay
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Service Management
6 1 (3.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (13.33%) Perl
3 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
2 2 (6.67%) Ansible
2 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.67%) yum
3 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.33%) nmon
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) F5
5 1 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) PlateSpin
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