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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 35 25 42
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 12 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.19% 3.31% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% 6.36% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £233 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.53% -35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
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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
149 173 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 39.63% 52.11% 52.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 108 62
Average daily rate £340 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £260 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 42
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -43.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 13 (92.86%) CentOS
2 13 (92.86%) Web Services
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 12 (85.71%) Vagrant
3 12 (85.71%) DevOps
4 11 (78.57%) Scrum
4 11 (78.57%) Java
5 10 (71.43%) EMC
5 10 (71.43%) Linux
6 8 (57.14%) RSpec
6 8 (57.14%) vCloud
7 7 (50.00%) Open Source
8 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
8 6 (42.86%) Apache
8 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
8 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (35.71%) Tripwire
9 5 (35.71%) BC Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
10 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
11 3 (21.43%) Maven
12 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (7.14%) Docker
13 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
13 1 (7.14%) Java EE
13 1 (7.14%) JIRA

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (42.86%) Apache
1 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon S3
2 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) RSpec
3 3 (21.43%) Maven
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) Spring
2 1 (7.14%) Java EE
2 1 (7.14%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (7.14%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) CentOS
2 10 (71.43%) Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) DevOps
2 11 (78.57%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) SOA
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) BC Cleared
1 5 (35.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) vCloud
2 1 (7.14%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) Puppet
2 12 (85.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) EMC
3 5 (35.71%) Tripwire
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle