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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.28% - 2.62%
As % of the Vendors category 6.47% - 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£300 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
201 139 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 50.76% 53.05% 52.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 72 35
Average daily rate £365 £245 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.97% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £193 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 16
Average hourly rate £14.80 £10.50 £17.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.95% -39.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £27.50 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 January 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 January 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Red Hat
North East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 34 (87.18%) Linux
2 30 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (69.23%) Oracle
4 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
5 21 (53.85%) Middleware
6 20 (51.28%) HP
7 19 (48.72%) OpenView
7 19 (48.72%) Java
7 19 (48.72%) Oracle Database
8 18 (46.15%) SOA
9 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
9 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
10 16 (41.03%) AquaLogic
10 16 (41.03%) UNIX
10 16 (41.03%) Finance
11 14 (35.90%) Java EE
12 13 (33.33%) ITIL
13 10 (25.64%) SQL
13 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
14 9 (23.08%) JBoss
14 9 (23.08%) LDAP
14 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
14 9 (23.08%) SLA
14 9 (23.08%) Informatica
15 8 (20.51%) Clustering
15 8 (20.51%) Perl
16 7 (17.95%) Service Management
16 7 (17.95%) SAN
17 6 (15.38%) Change Management
17 6 (15.38%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 26 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 16 (41.03%) AquaLogic
3 9 (23.08%) JBoss
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (10.26%) Apache
4 4 (10.26%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (23.08%) LDAP
2 7 (17.95%) SAN
3 4 (10.26%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) OpenLDAP
4 2 (5.13%) LAN
4 2 (5.13%) WAN
4 2 (5.13%) VPN
4 2 (5.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (48.72%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.26%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) BusinessObjects XI
2 4 (10.26%) MariaDB
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Ant
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Administrator
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) DBA
4 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Informatica Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Environment Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (53.85%) Middleware
2 14 (35.90%) Java EE
3 6 (15.38%) J2EE
4 5 (12.82%) JNDI
4 5 (12.82%) JMS
4 5 (12.82%) JDBC
4 5 (12.82%) SOAP
4 5 (12.82%) Web Services
5 4 (10.26%) LAMP
6 3 (7.69%) Software Packaging
6 3 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) DataPower
3 2 (5.13%) HACMP
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Linux
2 30 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (41.03%) UNIX
4 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
4 5 (12.82%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Solaris
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) SOA
2 13 (33.33%) ITIL
3 10 (25.64%) Problem Management
4 7 (17.95%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) DevOps
5 6 (15.38%) High Availability
5 6 (15.38%) Network Management
6 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
8 2 (5.13%) Workflow
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.13%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
9 1 (2.56%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) Java
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 9 (23.08%) PL/SQL
4 8 (20.51%) Perl
5 5 (12.82%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 5 (12.82%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.26%) PHP
7 3 (7.69%) C
8 2 (5.13%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) SC Cleared
1 17 (43.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.13%) IBM AIX Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (5.13%) NFS
3 2 (5.13%) GPFS
4 1 (2.56%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (48.72%) OpenView
2 2 (5.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Oracle
2 20 (51.28%) HP
3 9 (23.08%) Informatica
4 6 (15.38%) Splunk
5 5 (12.82%) IBM
6 4 (10.26%) Business Objects
7 3 (7.69%) Axway
7 3 (7.69%) Siebel
8 1 (2.56%) VMware