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 May 2015 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 39 21 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.18% 6.74% 10.94%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 14.55% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £241 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £495 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -63.23%
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
247 220 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 41.37% 46.32% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 149 41
Average daily rate £300 £300 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 9 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% +138.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.30 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
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 May 2015.

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 May 2015. 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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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 -19 18 £292 +4.10% 1
Tyneside - 1 £495 -
Red Hat
North East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (86.67%) Oracle
4 24 (80.00%) WebLogic
5 21 (70.00%) Java
6 18 (60.00%) HP
7 17 (56.67%) Informatica
8 16 (53.33%) LDAP
9 15 (50.00%) SQL
9 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
10 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
10 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database
10 14 (46.67%) ITIL
10 14 (46.67%) SOA
10 14 (46.67%) Middleware
11 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
12 11 (36.67%) AquaLogic
12 11 (36.67%) Finance
12 11 (36.67%) JBoss
12 11 (36.67%) J2EE
13 10 (33.33%) UNIX
13 10 (33.33%) AIX
13 10 (33.33%) Service Management
13 10 (33.33%) IBM
14 9 (30.00%) SLA
14 9 (30.00%) OpenView
14 9 (30.00%) Clustering
14 9 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (30.00%) JMS
14 9 (30.00%) JDBC

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 24 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (36.67%) AquaLogic
2 11 (36.67%) JBoss
3 8 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 8 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (16.67%) FileNet
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) SSL
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
4 1 (3.33%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (3.33%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) VLAN
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Ant
2 1 (3.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
1 7 (23.33%) Administrator
2 6 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Informatica Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (46.67%) Middleware
2 11 (36.67%) J2EE
3 9 (30.00%) JMS
3 9 (30.00%) JDBC
3 9 (30.00%) JNDI
4 8 (26.67%) Software Packaging
4 8 (26.67%) SOAP
4 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 8 (26.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (16.67%) Java EE
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (23.33%) DataPower
4 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (33.33%) UNIX
3 10 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) CentOS
5 1 (3.33%) HPUX
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) ITIL
1 14 (46.67%) SOA
2 12 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 10 (33.33%) Service Management
4 9 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (30.00%) High Availability
5 7 (23.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (23.33%) Change Control
5 7 (23.33%) DevOps
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Workflow
7 5 (16.67%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (10.00%) Network Management
9 2 (6.67%) Line Management
10 1 (3.33%) Performance Management
10 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
10 1 (3.33%) Open Source
10 1 (3.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) Java
2 15 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Perl
3 9 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (30.00%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 8 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 3 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.67%) C
6 2 (6.67%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Korn
7 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (46.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Oracle
2 18 (60.00%) HP
3 17 (56.67%) Informatica
4 10 (33.33%) IBM
5 8 (26.67%) Axway
5 8 (26.67%) Siebel
6 5 (16.67%) Sun
6 5 (16.67%) Business Objects
7 3 (10.00%) Splunk
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) Sybase
9 1 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco