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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 88 106 129
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.35% 0.94% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 1.97% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 10
Average daily rate
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£373 £319 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.86% +34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
1120 1217 1534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.77% 47.43% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 451 526
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £190 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 47
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.25 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.55 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2014.

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 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
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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 15 £300 -7.69% 4
Slough - 8 £388 - 4
Bracknell +1 6 £380 +35.11% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 57 (96.61%) Linux
2 46 (77.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (54.24%) Windows
4 31 (52.54%) UNIX
5 25 (42.37%) Solaris
6 21 (35.59%) Oracle
7 20 (33.90%) Perl
8 19 (32.20%) Citrix
9 18 (30.51%) DNS
10 17 (28.81%) NFS
10 17 (28.81%) Sun
10 17 (28.81%) HP
10 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
11 14 (23.73%) VMware
11 14 (23.73%) Java
11 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
12 13 (22.03%) Cisco
12 13 (22.03%) Xen
12 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
13 12 (20.34%) Korn
13 12 (20.34%) IBM
13 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
14 11 (18.64%) Apache
14 11 (18.64%) SOAP
15 10 (16.95%) C

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 11 (18.64%) Apache
2 6 (10.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
4 1 (1.69%) Liferay
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (30.51%) DNS
2 9 (15.25%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.47%) SAN
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.08%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.08%) Internet
6 3 (5.08%) LDAP
6 3 (5.08%) VPN
6 3 (5.08%) NAS
7 2 (3.39%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) SSH
7 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.69%) SCTP
8 1 (1.69%) tcpdump
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (1.69%) SMS
8 1 (1.69%) WAN
8 1 (1.69%) HTTP
8 1 (1.69%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQLPlus
3 5 (8.47%) MySQL
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.69%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) Hudson
3 1 (1.69%) Gradle
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.69%) Ant
3 1 (1.69%) IntelliJ
General
1 13 (22.03%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Finance
3 7 (11.86%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (11.86%) Developer
1 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
1 7 (11.86%) Project Engineer
1 7 (11.86%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (8.47%) Architect
2 5 (8.47%) Administrator
2 5 (8.47%) Analyst
2 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 4 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.08%) Project Analyst
5 2 (3.39%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (3.39%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Support
5 2 (3.39%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.64%) SOAP
2 8 (13.56%) Web Services
3 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) XML
4 3 (5.08%) LAMP
4 3 (5.08%) Django
5 2 (3.39%) HTML
5 2 (3.39%) OLE
5 2 (3.39%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.69%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (1.69%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.69%) J2EE
6 1 (1.69%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.69%) CPAN
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Streams
6 1 (1.69%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) Drools
6 1 (1.69%) HTML5
6 1 (1.69%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.47%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.47%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.78%) CESG
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) IVR
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Wiki
5 1 (1.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (96.61%) Linux
2 46 (77.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (54.24%) Windows
4 31 (52.54%) UNIX
5 25 (42.37%) Solaris
6 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.17%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (10.17%) AIX
10 4 (6.78%) zOS
10 4 (6.78%) CentOS
11 3 (5.08%) Android
11 3 (5.08%) OpenVMS
11 3 (5.08%) HPUX
12 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
12 2 (3.39%) Debian
13 1 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.47%) Migration
2 3 (5.08%) ITIL
3 2 (3.39%) Validation
3 2 (3.39%) SOA
3 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (1.69%) Benchmarking
4 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.69%) Change Management
4 1 (1.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (1.69%) Data Security
4 1 (1.69%) MVC
4 1 (1.69%) Workflow
4 1 (1.69%) OO
4 1 (1.69%) CRM
4 1 (1.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.69%) BPEL
4 1 (1.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
4 1 (1.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Perl
2 14 (23.73%) Java
3 12 (20.34%) Korn
4 10 (16.95%) C
5 8 (13.56%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (11.86%) Shell Script
7 6 (10.17%) AWK
7 6 (10.17%) VB
8 5 (8.47%) Python
8 5 (8.47%) Bourne shell
9 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
9 4 (6.78%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
11 1 (1.69%) PHP5
11 1 (1.69%) C-shell
11 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.73%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.34%) SC Cleared
3 7 (11.86%) JNCIA
3 7 (11.86%) MCSE
3 7 (11.86%) CCNA
3 7 (11.86%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.17%) RHCE
5 4 (6.78%) CCA
5 4 (6.78%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.78%) DV Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) HNC
6 3 (5.08%) MCITP
6 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.69%) ISEB
7 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) NFS
2 13 (22.03%) Xen
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.34%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (5.08%) Veritas File System
4 3 (5.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.69%) OCFS2
6 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.69%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Puppet
2 7 (11.86%) Nagios
2 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
3 6 (10.17%) Cobbler
3 6 (10.17%) Tivoli
4 5 (8.47%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (5.08%) Nessus
5 3 (5.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (3.39%) Plesk
7 1 (1.69%) YUM
7 1 (1.69%) Cacti
7 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.69%) nmon
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 21 (35.59%) Oracle
2 19 (32.20%) Citrix
3 17 (28.81%) Sun
3 17 (28.81%) HP
4 14 (23.73%) VMware
5 13 (22.03%) Cisco
6 12 (20.34%) IBM
6 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
7 10 (16.95%) EMC
8 8 (13.56%) Redknee
9 7 (11.86%) Juniper
10 6 (10.17%) Veritas
11 5 (8.47%) Isilon
12 2 (3.39%) Altiris
12 2 (3.39%) Sophos
13 1 (1.69%) Primavera
13 1 (1.69%) Google
13 1 (1.69%) Fujitsu
13 1 (1.69%) Zend
13 1 (1.69%) Egenera
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
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