The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 51 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.59% 0.71% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 7.06% 1.44% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 2
Average daily rate
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£360 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
269 278 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.65% 49.47% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 155 118
Average daily rate £375 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.54 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.26% -20.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £19.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
South Wales +4 17 £360 +20.00% 4
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (68.00%) VMware
4 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (48.00%) RHCE
6 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (28.00%) Puppet
7 7 (28.00%) DevOps
8 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (24.00%) AIX
8 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
9 5 (20.00%) CentOS
9 5 (20.00%) Ruby
9 5 (20.00%) Ansible
10 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
10 4 (16.00%) VCP5
10 4 (16.00%) LPAR
10 4 (16.00%) Open Source
10 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
10 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
10 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (16.00%) NFS
10 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
10 4 (16.00%) Apache
10 4 (16.00%) Python
11 3 (12.00%) UNIX
11 3 (12.00%) Nagios
11 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
1 4 (16.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.00%) nginx
4 1 (4.00%) Confluence
4 1 (4.00%) MediaWiki
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) SaaS
1 3 (12.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) LAN
1 1 (4.00%) WAN
1 1 (4.00%) VPN
1 1 (4.00%) IPv6
1 1 (4.00%) OSPF
1 1 (4.00%) BGP
1 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (4.00%) Firewall
1 1 (4.00%) IPsec
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) WebLogic Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Software Packaging
1 3 (12.00%) Memcached
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) LPAR
1 4 (16.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (92.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (24.00%) AIX
4 5 (20.00%) CentOS
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 1 (4.00%) Windows
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) DevOps
2 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.00%) Coaching
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) RAD
6 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Ruby
2 4 (16.00%) Python
3 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) Korn
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (48.00%) RHCE
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (16.00%) VCP5
4 2 (8.00%) RHCT
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) NFS
3 2 (8.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (4.00%) Postfix
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (20.00%) Ansible
4 4 (16.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (16.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Nagios
5 3 (12.00%) ZABBIX
5 3 (12.00%) StatsD
6 1 (4.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) IBM
2 2 (8.00%) Dell
2 2 (8.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Percona
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Jumar
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 days ago