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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 38 47 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 30 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.59% 2.14% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 9.97% 5.91% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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
301 203 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 46.02% 36.12% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 132 133
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £13.15 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 29 £450 +28.57% 7
Red Hat
Wales

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (97.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (54.76%) JBoss
4 19 (45.24%) VMware
5 16 (38.10%) J2EE
6 15 (35.71%) HTTP
6 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
7 14 (33.33%) DNS
8 13 (30.95%) Middleware
8 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
9 12 (28.57%) Java
9 12 (28.57%) Maven
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle
10 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
10 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 12c
10 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
10 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
10 11 (26.19%) JVM Tuning
11 10 (23.81%) Puppet
12 9 (21.43%) DevOps
12 9 (21.43%) Windows
13 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
15 5 (11.90%) F5
15 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (11.90%) PKI
15 5 (11.90%) VLAN

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (54.76%) JBoss
2 11 (26.19%) Tomcat
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
3 5 (11.90%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (11.90%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.52%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.38%) nginx
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) HTTP
1 15 (35.71%) TCP/IP
2 14 (33.33%) DNS
3 5 (11.90%) SSL
3 5 (11.90%) LAN
3 5 (11.90%) VLAN
3 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (11.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (9.52%) DHCP
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security
6 2 (4.76%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database 12c
1 11 (26.19%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Jenkins
2 12 (28.57%) Maven
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Architect
2 6 (14.29%) Middleware Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Implementation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Middleware Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) EAI Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Implementation Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.38%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 13 (30.95%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
3 1 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) PKI
2 1 (2.38%) CMDB
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (97.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows
4 5 (11.90%) UNIX
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (26.19%) JVM Tuning
2 9 (21.43%) DevOps
3 6 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
7 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.38%) Service Management
8 1 (2.38%) ITSM
8 1 (2.38%) ITIL
8 1 (2.38%) EAI
8 1 (2.38%) Scrum
8 1 (2.38%) TDD
8 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.38%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Java
2 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
3 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) VMware
2 11 (26.19%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) F5
4 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
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