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 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 17 April 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 South Wales 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 49 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.05% - 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% - 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
229 158 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 40.25% 48.47% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 85 68
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Red Hat
Wales

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
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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 5 £350 - 1
Newport - - - - 2
Torfaen - - - -
Bridgend - - - -
Red Hat
Wales

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (50.00%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) SaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Memcached
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 4 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (50.00%) StatsD
2 4 (50.00%) Ansible
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
2 4 (50.00%) NFS
2 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) RHCE
2 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (50.00%) Perl

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Apache
1 4 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) SaaS
1 4 (50.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
1 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Support
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Software Packaging
1 4 (50.00%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) CentOS
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Perl
1 4 (50.00%) Python
1 4 (50.00%) Ruby
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 4 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (50.00%) StatsD
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
1 4 (50.00%) HP