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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 45 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 16 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.81% 0.21% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 0.50% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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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
185 202 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 32.51% 43.25% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 118 73
Average daily rate £334 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £18.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.50% +14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £13.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £19.02 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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
(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 - 16 £360 - 2
Newport - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Caerphilly - - - -
Red Hat
Wales

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (57.14%) RHCE
3 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (28.57%) AIX
6 4 (19.05%) WebLogic
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
6 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (19.05%) Python
6 4 (19.05%) NFS
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Ruby
6 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (19.05%) Software Packaging
6 4 (19.05%) CentOS
6 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
6 4 (19.05%) Memcached
6 4 (19.05%) Puppet
6 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
6 4 (19.05%) VCP5
6 4 (19.05%) IaaS
6 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (19.05%) StatsD
6 4 (19.05%) Ansible

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (19.05%) WebLogic
1 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) JBoss
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) SaaS
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Support
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebLogic Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Software Packaging
1 4 (19.05%) Memcached
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) LPAR
1 4 (19.05%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (28.57%) AIX
3 4 (19.05%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 2 (9.52%) Coaching
2 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Python
1 4 (19.05%) Ruby
2 2 (9.52%) Korn
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) RHCE
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (19.05%) VCP5
4 2 (9.52%) RHCT
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (19.05%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli
1 4 (19.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) StatsD
1 4 (19.05%) Ansible
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Dell
2 2 (9.52%) EMC