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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 50 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.31% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 8.62% 1.89% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £356 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
Red Hat
UK

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
325 317 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 38.46% 40.23% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 190 122
Average daily rate £350 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +12 13 £406 +16.07% 5
West Wales +6 5 £350 -17.64%
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 46 (92.00%) Linux
2 36 (72.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (54.00%) JBoss
4 21 (42.00%) Puppet
5 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (38.00%) Line Management
5 19 (38.00%) DNS
6 15 (30.00%) Middleware
7 13 (26.00%) HTTP
7 13 (26.00%) Oracle
7 13 (26.00%) Maven
8 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (24.00%) DevOps
8 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
8 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 12 (24.00%) JVM Tuning
8 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
9 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (22.00%) J2EE
10 9 (18.00%) VMware
10 9 (18.00%) WildFly
10 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (14.00%) Windows
11 7 (14.00%) RHCE
12 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (54.00%) JBoss
2 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (18.00%) WildFly
4 5 (10.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.00%) nginx
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) DNS
2 13 (26.00%) HTTP
3 12 (24.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.00%) DHCP
5 2 (4.00%) IPv4
5 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 1 (2.00%) Firewall
6 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
6 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (26.00%) Maven
3 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
2 3 (6.00%) Electronics
2 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Middleware Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.00%) Middleware
2 11 (22.00%) J2EE
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) LAMP
4 1 (2.00%) Ajax
4 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) DTV
2 1 (2.00%) CMDB
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (92.00%) Linux
2 36 (72.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (14.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
5 3 (6.00%) Fedora
6 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Line Management
2 12 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 12 (24.00%) JVM Tuning
2 12 (24.00%) DevOps
3 11 (22.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (14.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) ITIL
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Scrum
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Use Case
7 3 (6.00%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.00%) Kanban
8 2 (4.00%) Open Source
8 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (2.00%) EAI
9 1 (2.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.00%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.00%) Ruby
2 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.00%) Java
3 4 (8.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.00%) RHCE
3 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) vSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 21 (42.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
5 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) SaltStack