The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 43 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.30% 0.69% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.80% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£335 £358 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% -33.48%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £361
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
128 111 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.79% 38.14% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 41
Average daily rate £330 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 12
Average hourly rate £13.70 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.71% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £28.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 11 (91.67%) Web Services
1 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Puppet
2 10 (83.33%) Vagrant
2 10 (83.33%) DevOps
3 9 (75.00%) Java
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
3 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (66.67%) EMC
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
4 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
5 6 (50.00%) RSpec
5 6 (50.00%) vCloud
6 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 4 (33.33%) BC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (33.33%) Apache
6 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (33.33%) Tripwire
7 1 (8.33%) JSF
7 1 (8.33%) Maven
7 1 (8.33%) Java EE
7 1 (8.33%) JMS
7 1 (8.33%) JBoss
7 1 (8.33%) SQL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (50.00%) RSpec
3 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) JSF
2 1 (8.33%) Java EE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) JPA
2 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) CentOS
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) DevOps
2 9 (75.00%) Scrum
2 9 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) BC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (83.33%) Puppet
1 10 (83.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (33.33%) Tripwire
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle