The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 33 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.52% 3.40% 6.54%
As % of the Vendors category 7.65% 7.22% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 20
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£263 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.85% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £333 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £350 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
Red Hat
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 97 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 46.01% 47.09% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 38 80
Average daily rate £345 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £170 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £498 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 13
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £18.90 £25.00
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 Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 15 £263 -24.85% 3
Red Hat
North East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 36 (76.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (70.21%) Oracle
3 33 (70.21%) UNIX
4 22 (46.81%) WebLogic
5 20 (42.55%) Firewall
6 19 (40.43%) SQL
6 19 (40.43%) IBM
7 18 (38.30%) Oracle Database
8 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
8 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
8 16 (34.04%) Perl
8 16 (34.04%) AIX
9 15 (31.91%) JBoss
9 15 (31.91%) Middleware
9 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
10 14 (29.79%) VMware
11 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
11 13 (27.66%) DNS
12 12 (25.53%) Solaris
12 12 (25.53%) Informatica
12 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (23.40%) LDAP
14 10 (21.28%) LAN
14 10 (21.28%) WAN
14 10 (21.28%) VPN
14 10 (21.28%) HP
14 10 (21.28%) Service Management
14 10 (21.28%) Open Source
15 9 (19.15%) Active Directory

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (46.81%) WebLogic
2 15 (31.91%) WebSphere
3 5 (10.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (6.38%) FileNet
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 20 (42.55%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) DNS
3 11 (23.40%) LDAP
4 10 (21.28%) LAN
4 10 (21.28%) WAN
4 10 (21.28%) VPN
5 8 (17.02%) SSH
5 8 (17.02%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (10.64%) SAN
6 5 (10.64%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) UNIX Support
2 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Specialist
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) Linux Support
4 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 4 (8.51%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.51%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.26%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) UNIX Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Middleware
2 5 (10.64%) Java EE
2 5 (10.64%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.51%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Open Source
2 5 (10.64%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.64%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.64%) HACMP
3 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 36 (76.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (70.21%) UNIX
4 16 (34.04%) AIX
5 12 (25.53%) Solaris
6 8 (17.02%) Windows
7 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.51%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Configuration Management
2 10 (21.28%) Service Management
3 7 (14.89%) ETL
4 6 (12.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
5 5 (10.64%) ITIL
6 4 (8.51%) Workflow
6 4 (8.51%) SOA
6 4 (8.51%) Change Data Capture
7 3 (6.38%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 2 (4.26%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.26%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps
9 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.13%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.13%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (40.43%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) Perl
3 8 (17.02%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Korn
4 7 (14.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) SC Cleared
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.64%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (17.02%) NFS
4 5 (10.64%) GPFS
4 5 (10.64%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.64%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (8.51%) KVM
5 4 (8.51%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) OpenView
2 2 (4.26%) OVSD
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Oracle
2 19 (40.43%) IBM
3 15 (31.91%) JBoss
4 14 (29.79%) VMware
5 12 (25.53%) Informatica
6 10 (21.28%) HP
7 5 (10.64%) Citrix
7 5 (10.64%) Siebel
8 4 (8.51%) Axway
9 3 (6.38%) Sun
9 3 (6.38%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
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