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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 35 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 39 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.32% 2.02% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 9.80% 5.20% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 11 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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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
398 269 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.12% 38.76% 47.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 161 152
Average daily rate £375 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 16
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.35 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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 +9 30 £450 +28.57% 6
West Wales +1 6 £400 -5.88%
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 63 (94.03%) Linux
2 53 (79.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (50.75%) JBoss
4 25 (37.31%) Puppet
4 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
5 21 (31.34%) DNS
5 21 (31.34%) Middleware
5 21 (31.34%) VMware
6 20 (29.85%) HTTP
6 20 (29.85%) J2EE
7 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
8 17 (25.37%) Oracle
8 17 (25.37%) DevOps
9 16 (23.88%) Maven
10 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
10 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
10 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database 12c
10 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
10 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
10 15 (22.39%) JVM Tuning
10 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database 11g
11 14 (20.90%) Line Management
12 13 (19.40%) Java
13 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
16 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (10.45%) UNIX
17 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 34 (50.75%) JBoss
2 15 (22.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.96%) WildFly
4 5 (7.46%) OpenStack
4 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (31.34%) DNS
2 20 (29.85%) HTTP
3 19 (28.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) LAN
4 5 (7.46%) SSL
4 5 (7.46%) VLAN
4 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (7.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (5.97%) DHCP
6 3 (4.48%) Network Security
7 2 (2.99%) IPv4
8 1 (1.49%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database 11g
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database 12c
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (37.31%) Jenkins
2 16 (23.88%) Maven
3 5 (7.46%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.49%) Hudson
4 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.97%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.99%) Marketing
2 2 (2.99%) Electronics
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (19.40%) Architect
2 9 (13.43%) Middleware Engineer
3 7 (10.45%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (10.45%) Administrator
4 6 (8.96%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.97%) Implementation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.48%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.48%) DevOps Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (2.99%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (2.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Build Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware Administrator
7 2 (2.99%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) Middleware
2 20 (29.85%) J2EE
3 2 (2.99%) Web Services
4 1 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) CSS
4 1 (1.49%) SOAP
4 1 (1.49%) LAMP
4 1 (1.49%) Ajax
4 1 (1.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) PKI
2 2 (2.99%) DTV
3 1 (1.49%) CMDB
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (94.03%) Linux
2 53 (79.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (13.43%) Windows
4 7 (10.45%) UNIX
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.99%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) DevOps
2 15 (22.39%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (22.39%) JVM Tuning
3 14 (20.90%) Line Management
4 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (8.96%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
8 4 (5.97%) Project Planning
9 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.48%) Use Case
9 3 (4.48%) Migration
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum
10 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.99%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (2.99%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Software Delivery
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) Shell Script
2 13 (19.40%) Java
3 4 (5.97%) Ruby
4 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.48%) Python
5 2 (2.99%) Perl
6 1 (1.49%) PHP
6 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (37.31%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (4.48%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) VMware
2 17 (25.37%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) F5
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.49%) SaltStack
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