The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 100 90 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 25 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.95% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 3.04% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £415 £325
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 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +35.00%
Red Hat
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1342 1117 1210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.14% 45.65% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 508 454
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 37 56
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £12.25 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £30.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Reading -10 11 £450 +50.00% 1
Slough +2 4 £363 -6.45%
Windsor - 4 £305 -
Newbury -9 3 - -
Bracknell -11 2 - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 48 (97.96%) Linux
2 36 (73.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (51.02%) UNIX
4 18 (36.73%) Oracle
5 13 (26.53%) Windows
6 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
6 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
7 11 (22.45%) Python
7 11 (22.45%) Java
8 10 (20.41%) VMware
8 10 (20.41%) PKI
9 9 (18.37%) Firewall
9 9 (18.37%) Apache
9 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
9 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
10 8 (16.33%) 4G
10 8 (16.33%) LTE
10 8 (16.33%) CentOS
10 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
10 8 (16.33%) Degree
10 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
10 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (16.33%) Perl
10 8 (16.33%) HP
10 8 (16.33%) IPsec
10 8 (16.33%) Electronics
11 7 (14.29%) SUSE
11 7 (14.29%) MS Office
11 7 (14.29%) Web Services

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 9 (18.37%) Apache
2 5 (10.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.20%) JBoss
3 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.04%) Commerce Server
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MS Office
1 7 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Endur
2 1 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (18.37%) Firewall
3 8 (16.33%) IPsec
3 8 (16.33%) LTE
3 8 (16.33%) 4G
3 8 (16.33%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (12.24%) SSH
4 6 (12.24%) 3G
4 6 (12.24%) 3GPP
5 5 (10.20%) SSL
5 5 (10.20%) SAN
5 5 (10.20%) VPN
6 4 (8.16%) DNS
7 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
7 3 (6.12%) Intranet
7 3 (6.12%) MPLS
7 3 (6.12%) LDAP
7 3 (6.12%) LAN
7 3 (6.12%) FTP
7 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (8.16%) MySQL
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (12.24%) Subversion
4 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
4 4 (8.16%) Hudson
5 1 (2.04%) PVCS
5 1 (2.04%) Maven
General
1 12 (24.49%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.33%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (10.20%) Consultant
1 5 (10.20%) DBA
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (8.16%) UNIX Engineer
2 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (8.16%) Administrator
2 4 (8.16%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (8.16%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Support
3 3 (6.12%) Linux Support Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Deployment Manager
3 3 (6.12%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.08%) UNIX Support
5 1 (2.04%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (2.04%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) Middleware
3 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) J2EE
4 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.04%) YAML
5 1 (2.04%) Regular Expression
5 1 (2.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) PKI
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 3 (6.12%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 48 (97.96%) Linux
2 36 (73.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (51.02%) UNIX
4 13 (26.53%) Windows
5 8 (16.33%) CentOS
6 7 (14.29%) SUSE
7 5 (10.20%) AIX
8 4 (8.16%) Solaris
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (6.12%) Ubuntu
9 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.04%) Fedora
10 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (10.20%) Line Management
2 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
2 5 (10.20%) Project Management
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (8.16%) DevOps
4 3 (6.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.12%) Transition Management
4 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.08%) Release Management
5 2 (4.08%) Migration
5 2 (4.08%) ITSM
5 2 (4.08%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.04%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.04%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) Java
1 11 (22.45%) Python
2 9 (18.37%) Bash Shell
3 8 (16.33%) Perl
4 6 (12.24%) Ruby
5 4 (8.16%) Korn
5 4 (8.16%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) VB
6 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) Jython
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.08%) MBA
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.12%) vSphere
5 2 (4.08%) Xen
6 1 (2.04%) NFS
6 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.04%) Samba
6 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.04%) Sendmail
6 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Oracle RMAN
1 5 (10.20%) Data Guard
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 3 (6.12%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (6.12%) Plesk
2 3 (6.12%) Ansible
2 3 (6.12%) cPanel
2 3 (6.12%) Webmin
3 2 (4.08%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (4.08%) yum
3 2 (4.08%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (4.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.08%) Nagios
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) VMware
3 8 (16.33%) HP
4 6 (12.24%) IBM
4 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.20%) 3PAR
6 4 (8.16%) EMC
7 2 (4.08%) Sun
8 1 (2.04%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) BMC
8 1 (2.04%) NetApp
8 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.04%) Remedy
8 1 (2.04%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) Splunk
8 1 (2.04%) Serena
8 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
8 1 (2.04%) Egenera