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 23 July 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 69 96 86
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 54 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.25% 0.94% 1.43%
As % of the Vendors category 4.32% 1.82% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 15 14
Median daily rate £450 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £302 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £28.59 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.91% -21.14%
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
1249 1321 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.02% 51.93% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 648 503
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 38
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £38.45 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 25 £438 -2.77% 12
Bracknell - 8 £475 -
Slough +7 6 £470 +29.65% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Windsor +3 1 £520 +71.90%
Wokingham - 1 £410 -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 84 (96.55%) Linux
2 63 (72.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (45.98%) VMware
4 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (34.48%) Puppet
5 27 (31.03%) Unix
5 27 (31.03%) Windows
6 26 (29.89%) Oracle
7 23 (26.44%) Cisco
8 22 (25.29%) EMC
9 20 (22.99%) Security Cleared
10 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
10 19 (21.84%) ITIL
11 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
11 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
12 17 (19.54%) HTTP
12 17 (19.54%) HP
13 16 (18.39%) Nagios
13 16 (18.39%) AIX
14 15 (17.24%) EMC NetWorker
14 15 (17.24%) SAN
14 15 (17.24%) Firewall
14 15 (17.24%) High Availability
14 15 (17.24%) DevOps
15 14 (16.09%) Ansible
15 14 (16.09%) Python
15 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
15 14 (16.09%) vSphere
16 13 (14.94%) CentOS
16 13 (14.94%) Git (software)

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 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.90%) iPlanet
2 6 (6.90%) OpenStack
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
4 4 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.15%) Confluence
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.15%) IIS
6 1 (1.15%) JBoss
6 1 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.15%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.15%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.15%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.15%) IaaS
3 1 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 17 (19.54%) HTTP
3 15 (17.24%) Firewall
3 15 (17.24%) SAN
4 13 (14.94%) DNS
5 12 (13.79%) BGP
5 12 (13.79%) IPsec
5 12 (13.79%) VPN
6 11 (12.64%) DHCP
7 10 (11.49%) IPv6
7 10 (11.49%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (10.34%) SSL
9 7 (8.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (6.90%) BIG-IP
11 4 (4.60%) LDAP
12 3 (3.45%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.45%) LAN
12 3 (3.45%) WAN
13 2 (2.30%) HSRP
13 2 (2.30%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
1 9 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.75%) MySQL
3 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.15%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) DB2
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.20%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (4.60%) Maven
5 1 (1.15%) Ant
5 1 (1.15%) JIRA
5 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 10 (11.49%) Marketing
2 6 (6.90%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.60%) Billing
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (19.54%) Support Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (14.94%) Administrator
3 13 (14.94%) Linux Support
4 10 (11.49%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Linux Support Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Linux Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (6.90%) Support Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) CSS
2 10 (11.49%) .NET
2 10 (11.49%) XML
3 6 (6.90%) J2EE
4 5 (5.75%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.75%) JSP
5 4 (4.60%) PostGIS
5 4 (4.60%) Web Services
6 3 (3.45%) Middleware
7 2 (2.30%) HTML
7 2 (2.30%) LAMP
8 1 (1.15%) ELK Stack
8 1 (1.15%) MAPI
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) Clustering
1 11 (12.64%) Public Cloud
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.90%) EMC VNX
3 5 (5.75%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.15%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.15%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.15%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.15%) Replication
5 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (96.55%) Linux
2 63 (72.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (31.03%) Unix
3 27 (31.03%) Windows
4 18 (20.69%) Windows Server
5 16 (18.39%) AIX
6 13 (14.94%) CentOS
6 13 (14.94%) Ubuntu
7 12 (13.79%) Solaris
8 11 (12.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (5.75%) SUSE
10 3 (3.45%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.30%) Debian
11 2 (2.30%) Fedora
12 1 (1.15%) FreeBSD
12 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.15%) VMS
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) DevOps
2 15 (17.24%) High Availability
3 11 (12.64%) Load Balancing
4 10 (11.49%) Software Testing
4 10 (11.49%) Workflow
5 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.34%) Open Source
5 9 (10.34%) Presales
5 9 (10.34%) Process Improvement
6 8 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.75%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.75%) Migration
8 5 (5.75%) Project Management
8 5 (5.75%) Service Management
8 5 (5.75%) Six Sigma
8 5 (5.75%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.09%) PowerShell
1 14 (16.09%) Python
2 11 (12.64%) C
3 10 (11.49%) C#
3 10 (11.49%) C++
3 10 (11.49%) VB
3 10 (11.49%) VBScript
4 9 (10.34%) Java
4 9 (10.34%) Perl
5 5 (5.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.60%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.60%) PHP
6 4 (4.60%) Ruby
6 4 (4.60%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
8 1 (1.15%) AWK
8 1 (1.15%) C-shell
8 1 (1.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (22.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.79%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.64%) RHCE
4 8 (9.20%) SC Cleared
5 7 (8.05%) CCNA
5 7 (8.05%) CCNP
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.05%) Degree
6 6 (6.90%) MCSA
6 6 (6.90%) MCSD
6 6 (6.90%) MCSE
6 6 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.30%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.15%) RHCA
10 1 (1.15%) VCAP
10 1 (1.15%) VCP4
10 1 (1.15%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.34%) SLA
2 5 (5.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 30 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.09%) vSphere
3 12 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 11 (12.64%) KVM
4 11 (12.64%) Oracle RAC
4 11 (12.64%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (4.60%) NFS
7 2 (2.30%) Docker
7 2 (2.30%) XenApp
8 1 (1.15%) Postfix
8 1 (1.15%) qmail
8 1 (1.15%) RHEV
8 1 (1.15%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.15%) Varnish
8 1 (1.15%) vCloud
8 1 (1.15%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.15%) Xen
8 1 (1.15%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (34.48%) Puppet
2 16 (18.39%) Nagios
3 15 (17.24%) EMC NetWorker
4 14 (16.09%) Ansible
5 12 (13.79%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (10.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (8.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (6.90%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.30%) Cacti
9 2 (2.30%) cPanel
9 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.15%) Backup Exec
10 1 (1.15%) Bacula
10 1 (1.15%) Grafana
10 1 (1.15%) Graphite
10 1 (1.15%) Kibana
10 1 (1.15%) logstash
10 1 (1.15%) Plesk
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (1.15%) Salt
Vendors
1 40 (45.98%) VMware
2 26 (29.89%) Oracle
3 23 (26.44%) Cisco
4 22 (25.29%) EMC
5 19 (21.84%) Microsoft
6 17 (19.54%) HP
7 7 (8.05%) F5
8 6 (6.90%) BEA
8 6 (6.90%) Sun
8 6 (6.90%) Veritas
9 5 (5.75%) NetApp
10 4 (4.60%) IBM
11 3 (3.45%) Citrix
11 3 (3.45%) Remedy
11 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.45%) Symantec
12 2 (2.30%) Altiris
12 2 (2.30%) CommVault
13 1 (1.15%) BMC
13 1 (1.15%) Hitachi