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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 43 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 2.74% - 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 5.95% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.68%
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%
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
252 129 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 45.99% 53.09% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 65 54
Average daily rate £365 £276 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.12% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 17
Average hourly rate £30.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.71% -16.00%
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 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
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 24 December 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 - 15 £300 -
Red Hat
North East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (69.05%) Oracle
4 27 (64.29%) WebLogic
5 23 (54.76%) Middleware
6 22 (52.38%) HP
7 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
8 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
8 20 (47.62%) OpenView
9 19 (45.24%) Java
9 19 (45.24%) SOA
10 18 (42.86%) UNIX
11 16 (38.10%) Finance
11 16 (38.10%) AquaLogic
12 15 (35.71%) Java EE
13 14 (33.33%) ITIL
14 13 (30.95%) SQL
15 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
15 10 (23.81%) LDAP
15 10 (23.81%) Problem Management
16 9 (21.43%) JBoss
16 9 (21.43%) Perl
16 9 (21.43%) SLA
17 8 (19.05%) SAN
17 8 (19.05%) Informatica
17 8 (19.05%) Service Management
17 8 (19.05%) Clustering
18 7 (16.67%) Firewall
18 7 (16.67%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 27 (64.29%) WebLogic
2 16 (38.10%) AquaLogic
3 9 (21.43%) JBoss
4 4 (9.52%) Apache
5 3 (7.14%) WebSphere
5 3 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) LDAP
2 8 (19.05%) SAN
3 7 (16.67%) Firewall
4 6 (14.29%) DNS
5 5 (11.90%) OpenLDAP
6 3 (7.14%) VPN
6 3 (7.14%) SSH
6 3 (7.14%) LAN
6 3 (7.14%) WAN
7 1 (2.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.52%) MariaDB
2 4 (9.52%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (9.52%) MySQL
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Ant
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (11.90%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Build Engineer
3 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
3 4 (9.52%) DBA
3 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Consultant
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Linux Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Informatica Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.76%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Support
6 1 (2.38%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Middleware
2 15 (35.71%) Java EE
3 6 (14.29%) J2EE
3 6 (14.29%) Web Services
4 5 (11.90%) JMS
4 5 (11.90%) JDBC
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
4 5 (11.90%) JNDI
5 4 (9.52%) LAMP
6 3 (7.14%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.38%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) HACMP
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 36 (85.71%) Linux
2 31 (73.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (42.86%) UNIX
4 7 (16.67%) Windows
5 6 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) CentOS
6 4 (9.52%) AIX
7 3 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) SOA
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 8 (19.05%) Service Management
5 7 (16.67%) Change Management
6 6 (14.29%) Network Management
6 6 (14.29%) High Availability
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
8 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
8 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.76%) Lean Six Sigma
9 2 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.76%) Workflow
9 2 (4.76%) Six Sigma
9 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
10 1 (2.38%) Change Data Capture
10 1 (2.38%) Line Management
10 1 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) Java
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 10 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 9 (21.43%) Perl
5 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.90%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 4 (9.52%) PHP
7 3 (7.14%) C
7 3 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) SC Cleared
1 20 (47.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.76%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (7.14%) NFS
4 2 (4.76%) GPFS
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) KVM
5 1 (2.38%) RHEV
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) OVSD
Vendors
1 29 (69.05%) Oracle
2 22 (52.38%) HP
3 8 (19.05%) Informatica
4 6 (14.29%) Splunk
5 4 (9.52%) Business Objects
6 3 (7.14%) IBM
7 2 (4.76%) VMware
8 1 (2.38%) Axway
8 1 (2.38%) Siebel
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix