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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
South East / Berkshire
Rank 70 82 80
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.78% 1.54% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.46% 3.13% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 29
Median daily rate £506 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £333 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.50%

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
982 1216 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.55% 49.35% 48.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 582 632
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 73 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +57.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 7 £450 +5.88% 5
Windsor - 7 £550 -
Bracknell - 4 £506 -
Newbury - 4 £375 -
Hungerford - 3 £253 -
Slough +8 1 - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 44 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (33.33%) VMware
4 22 (30.56%) CentOS
4 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 20 (27.78%) Puppet
6 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
6 19 (26.39%) Windows
7 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 17 (23.61%) Python
9 16 (22.22%) Apache
9 16 (22.22%) Oracle
9 16 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
10 15 (20.83%) Ansible
10 15 (20.83%) MySQL
11 14 (19.44%) DevOps
12 13 (18.06%) Unix
12 13 (18.06%) Finance
13 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 12 (16.67%) HTTP
13 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
13 12 (16.67%) SSL
14 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (15.28%) FTP
14 11 (15.28%) SAN
14 11 (15.28%) HTML
14 11 (15.28%) IIS
14 11 (15.28%) SAP
14 11 (15.28%) CSS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.22%) Apache
2 11 (15.28%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.39%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.39%) GemFire
6 1 (1.39%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (15.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) GitHub
2 6 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) HTTP
1 12 (16.67%) SSL
1 12 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (15.28%) FTP
2 11 (15.28%) SAN
3 9 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (9.72%) DNS
5 6 (8.33%) LAN
6 4 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 4 (5.56%) Internet
6 4 (5.56%) SSH
6 4 (5.56%) Telnet
7 3 (4.17%) LDAP
8 1 (1.39%) BIG-IP
8 1 (1.39%) DHCP
8 1 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.39%) IMAP
8 1 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.39%) MRTG
8 1 (1.39%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.83%) MySQL
2 5 (6.94%) Big Data
2 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.39%) HBase
4 1 (1.39%) OLTP
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.39%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.33%) Hudson
3 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Subversion
4 4 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 3 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.17%) Gerrit
5 3 (4.17%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.39%) Gradle
6 1 (1.39%) JUnit
6 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (1.39%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 13 (18.06%) Finance
3 12 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 11 (15.28%) Electronics
4 11 (15.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) Administrator
2 17 (23.61%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (18.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Technical Leader
5 8 (11.11%) VMWare Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.94%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Web Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) DevOps Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (4.17%) Software Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) CSS
1 11 (15.28%) HTML
2 8 (11.11%) Middleware
3 7 (9.72%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (9.72%) Web Services
4 4 (5.56%) Django
4 4 (5.56%) LAMP
5 2 (2.78%) Flask
5 2 (2.78%) Java EE
5 2 (2.78%) Kafka
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) J2EE
6 1 (1.39%) JSON
6 1 (1.39%) JSP
6 1 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.39%) Spark Streaming
6 1 (1.39%) Spring
6 1 (1.39%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.39%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 44 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (30.56%) CentOS
4 19 (26.39%) Windows
5 13 (18.06%) Unix
6 10 (13.89%) Solaris
7 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 7 (9.72%) Debian
10 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
11 3 (4.17%) AIX
12 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) DevOps
2 11 (15.28%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (15.28%) Digital Marketing
2 11 (15.28%) Programme Management
3 7 (9.72%) Data Management
3 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (9.72%) Process Improvement
4 6 (8.33%) Business Process Improvement
4 6 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.94%) SIEM
6 3 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.17%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.17%) High Availability
6 3 (4.17%) ITIL
6 3 (4.17%) Security Architecture
7 2 (2.78%) ITSM
7 2 (2.78%) Migration
7 2 (2.78%) Six Sigma
7 2 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.39%) Bash Shell
2 17 (23.61%) Python
3 11 (15.28%) Ruby
4 6 (8.33%) Java
4 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) Perl
5 5 (6.94%) PHP
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.17%) C
7 3 (4.17%) SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Cython
9 1 (1.39%) Korn
9 1 (1.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) CCNA
2 7 (9.72%) CCNP
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.78%) Degree
5 2 (2.78%) RHCE
6 1 (1.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.39%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) JSP 440
System Software
1 22 (30.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.33%) Docker
3 3 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.78%) NFS
4 2 (2.78%) vCloud
4 2 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (2.78%) Xen
5 1 (1.39%) Ceph
5 1 (1.39%) Dovecot
5 1 (1.39%) HDFS
5 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.39%) iptables
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.39%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.39%) Squid
5 1 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) Puppet
2 16 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (20.83%) Ansible
4 8 (11.11%) Nagios
5 3 (4.17%) Terraform
6 2 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.39%) Cacti
7 1 (1.39%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.39%) NSN NetAct
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.39%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.39%) RANCID
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) VMware
2 16 (22.22%) Oracle
3 11 (15.28%) SAP
4 10 (13.89%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.50%) Cisco
6 7 (9.72%) EMC
6 7 (9.72%) IBM
6 7 (9.72%) TIBCO
7 3 (4.17%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) Veritas
8 1 (1.39%) AppDynamics
8 1 (1.39%) BEA
8 1 (1.39%) F5
8 1 (1.39%) PagerDuty
8 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.39%) Sun
8 1 (1.39%) Tableau
8 1 (1.39%) Talend
8 1 (1.39%) Veeam