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 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 16 April 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 Wales 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 58 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.08% - 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% - 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate £375 - £433
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 - £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
288 186 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.97% 43.87% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 98 99
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £10.94 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £16.60 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Red Hat
UK

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 6 £350 - 2
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UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (53.85%) Puppet
3 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (46.15%) Ansible
4 6 (46.15%) HP
4 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (38.46%) NFS
5 5 (38.46%) DNS
5 5 (38.46%) Apache
5 5 (38.46%) Solaris
5 5 (38.46%) Perl
5 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (38.46%) Ruby
5 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) StatsD
6 4 (30.77%) CentOS
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
6 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Open Source
6 4 (30.77%) SaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
6 4 (30.77%) Memcached
6 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
6 4 (30.77%) SMTP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 5 (38.46%) Apache
1 5 (38.46%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (15.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP SEM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) IaaS
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) DNS
2 4 (30.77%) SMTP
2 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.69%) SAN
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) NAS
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
2 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 4 (30.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) FishEye
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX Support
4 2 (15.38%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Software Packaging
1 4 (30.77%) Memcached
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (7.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Solaris
4 4 (30.77%) CentOS
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX
5 2 (15.38%) HPUX
6 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Perl
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 4 (30.77%) Bash Shell
2 4 (30.77%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) NFS
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (46.15%) Ansible
3 4 (30.77%) StatsD
3 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (7.69%) Nagios
4 1 (7.69%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) HP
2 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Rackspace