The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 22 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 7 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 6.27% 3.40% 9.19%
As % of the Vendors category 12.30% 7.53% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 27
Average daily rate
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£263 £350 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
187 93 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.95% 45.15% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 39 88
Average daily rate £331 £350 £271
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.42% +29.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 13
Average hourly rate £25.00 £10.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.09% -51.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £7.91 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £10.66 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
Red Hat
North East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +1 22 £263 -25.00% 4
Red Hat
North East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (77.55%) UNIX
4 33 (67.35%) Oracle
5 25 (51.02%) WebLogic
5 25 (51.02%) IBM
6 21 (42.86%) AIX
7 20 (40.82%) SQL
7 20 (40.82%) JBoss
7 20 (40.82%) Firewall
7 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
8 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
8 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
9 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
10 16 (32.65%) Informatica
10 16 (32.65%) Perl
11 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
12 14 (28.57%) VMware
13 13 (26.53%) DNS
14 12 (24.49%) LDAP
14 12 (24.49%) Solaris
14 12 (24.49%) Middleware
14 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (20.41%) Open Source
15 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (20.41%) HP
15 10 (20.41%) Service Management
15 10 (20.41%) LAN
15 10 (20.41%) WAN
15 10 (20.41%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 25 (51.02%) WebLogic
2 20 (40.82%) WebSphere
3 10 (20.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Application Server
4 4 (8.16%) FileNet
5 3 (6.12%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.82%) Firewall
2 13 (26.53%) DNS
3 12 (24.49%) LDAP
4 10 (20.41%) LAN
4 10 (20.41%) WAN
4 10 (20.41%) VPN
5 8 (16.33%) SSH
5 8 (16.33%) OpenLDAP
6 5 (10.20%) SAN
6 5 (10.20%) DHCP
7 4 (8.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (4.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) UNIX Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX Support
2 8 (16.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Support Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Build Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Delivery Manager
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (8.16%) Linux Support
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (4.08%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Middleware
2 10 (20.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 3 (6.12%) Software Packaging
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (4.08%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (10.20%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.20%) HACMP
3 2 (4.08%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Informatics
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 41 (83.67%) Linux
2 39 (79.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (77.55%) UNIX
4 21 (42.86%) AIX
5 12 (24.49%) Solaris
6 8 (16.33%) Windows
7 7 (14.29%) Windows XP
8 4 (8.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Configuration Management
2 10 (20.41%) Service Management
3 7 (14.29%) ETL
3 7 (14.29%) Change Control
4 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (10.20%) Workflow
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Change Data Capture
6 4 (8.16%) DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
8 2 (4.08%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (4.08%) SOA
9 1 (2.04%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.04%) OO
9 1 (2.04%) Change Management
9 1 (2.04%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) SQL
2 16 (32.65%) Perl
3 8 (16.33%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.33%) Korn
4 5 (10.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) SC Cleared
1 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.37%) Active Directory
3 8 (16.33%) NFS
4 5 (10.20%) GPFS
4 5 (10.20%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (8.16%) KVM
5 4 (8.16%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) IBM
3 20 (40.82%) JBoss
4 16 (32.65%) Informatica
5 14 (28.57%) VMware
6 10 (20.41%) HP
7 9 (18.37%) Siebel
8 7 (14.29%) Axway
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix
10 4 (8.16%) Business Objects
10 4 (8.16%) Sun
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft