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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 58 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.09% - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -13.63%
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
186 166 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 33.94% 41.40% 46.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 92 75
Average daily rate £350 £318 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £205 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £473 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.57 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.75% +3.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £13.57 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £19.05 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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
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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 - 6 £370 -
Newport - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - -
Red Hat
Wales

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (66.67%) RHCE
4 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (33.33%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
6 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (22.22%) Python
6 4 (22.22%) NFS
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) CentOS
6 4 (22.22%) LPAR
6 4 (22.22%) Open Source
6 4 (22.22%) SaaS
6 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (22.22%) Ruby
6 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging
6 4 (22.22%) Memcached
6 4 (22.22%) Puppet
6 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
6 4 (22.22%) VCP5
6 4 (22.22%) IaaS
6 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 4 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
2 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Software Packaging
1 4 (22.22%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) LPAR
1 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (33.33%) AIX
3 4 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
1 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Python
1 4 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (11.11%) Korn
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) RHCE
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (22.22%) VCP5
4 2 (11.11%) RHCT
4 2 (11.11%) RHCSA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli
1 4 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) StatsD
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 2 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Dell
2 2 (11.11%) EMC
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle