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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 61 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.00% 1.57% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 3.34% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 5
Average daily rate £338 £155 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+117.74% -55.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £145 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
261 329 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.09% 47.07% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 214 116
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -14.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £11.00 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £15.95 £90.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 -7 12 £325 +116.66% 2
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UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (67.57%) JBoss
4 17 (45.95%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 12 (32.43%) Middleware
6 12 (32.43%) Puppet
6 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
8 10 (27.03%) Apache
8 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
9 9 (24.32%) Maven
9 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
10 8 (21.62%) HTTP
10 8 (21.62%) J2EE
10 8 (21.62%) Oracle
10 8 (21.62%) DevOps
11 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
11 7 (18.92%) SQL
11 7 (18.92%) Unix
11 7 (18.92%) Windows
11 7 (18.92%) DNS
11 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
12 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
12 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
12 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
12 6 (16.22%) MySQL
12 6 (16.22%) Perl
12 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
13 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) JBoss
2 10 (27.03%) Apache
3 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
4 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
4 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) nginx
6 1 (2.70%) Node.js
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
1 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
1 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (21.62%) HTTP
3 7 (18.92%) DNS
4 5 (13.51%) Firewall
5 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
5 3 (8.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.11%) SSH
5 3 (8.11%) Wireshark
6 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security
6 2 (5.41%) SAN
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
6 2 (5.41%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) DMZ
7 1 (2.70%) VPN
7 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) MySQL
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (24.32%) Maven
3 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (10.81%) Eclipse
4 4 (10.81%) Subversion
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) IntelliJ
5 3 (8.11%) JUnit
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
6 1 (2.70%) Burp Suite
6 1 (2.70%) FishEye
6 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) PhantomJS
General
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
2 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (16.22%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Middleware Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Middleware
2 8 (21.62%) J2EE
3 4 (10.81%) Java EE
3 4 (10.81%) LAMP
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) SAML
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) PKI
2 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) LPAR
3 1 (2.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
3 7 (18.92%) Windows
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.41%) CentOS
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) DevOps
2 7 (18.92%) Project Planning
3 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (13.51%) JVM Tuning
4 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Migration
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Security Management
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) Shell Script
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) Perl
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) ISEB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) yum
4 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.70%) nmon
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) F5
5 2 (5.41%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) PlateSpin
6 1 (2.70%) Rally
6 1 (2.70%) Sun