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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 110 102 109
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 20 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.70% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 1.66% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £368 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.24% -26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £308 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £441 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
1388 1389 1217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.65% 50.02% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 657 457
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £188 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 64 73
Average hourly rate £18.55 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.25 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +2 10 £425 +26.86% 7
Bracknell +1 4 £400 +27.38%
Slough -4 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £305 -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (87.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (48.39%) UNIX
4 24 (38.71%) VMware
5 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
5 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
6 17 (27.42%) Solaris
6 17 (27.42%) Java
7 15 (24.19%) Oracle
7 15 (24.19%) DNS
7 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (24.19%) PKI
8 14 (22.58%) Windows
9 13 (20.97%) F5
10 12 (19.35%) Apache
10 12 (19.35%) Firewall
11 11 (17.74%) 3G
11 11 (17.74%) MySQL
11 11 (17.74%) 4G
11 11 (17.74%) LTE
12 10 (16.13%) Mobile App
12 10 (16.13%) Perl
12 10 (16.13%) SSL
12 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
12 10 (16.13%) Finance
13 9 (14.52%) HP
13 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
13 9 (14.52%) SOAP
14 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
14 8 (12.90%) PHP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (19.35%) Apache
2 9 (14.52%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.68%) JBoss
4 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.84%) nginx
5 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.23%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.23%) Confluence
6 2 (3.23%) MediaWiki
6 2 (3.23%) IIS
7 1 (1.61%) Commerce Server
7 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Office
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 15 (24.19%) DNS
3 12 (19.35%) Firewall
4 11 (17.74%) 3G
4 11 (17.74%) 4G
4 11 (17.74%) LTE
5 10 (16.13%) SSL
6 8 (12.90%) IPsec
6 8 (12.90%) BGP
6 8 (12.90%) MPLS
7 6 (9.68%) SSH
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (9.68%) Radio Access Network
7 6 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.68%) LDAP
7 6 (9.68%) 3GPP
8 5 (8.06%) 2G
8 5 (8.06%) HTTP
8 5 (8.06%) DHCP
8 5 (8.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) MySQL
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
2 2 (3.23%) Subversion
2 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Hudson
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (29.03%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (9.68%) Environment Manager
1 6 (9.68%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
2 5 (8.06%) Support Engineer
2 5 (8.06%) Administrator
2 5 (8.06%) Project Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Linux Support
3 4 (6.45%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Customer Engineer
3 4 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (4.84%) Programme Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Test Environment Manager
4 3 (4.84%) Programme Test Manager
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
5 2 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (3.23%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) SOAP
2 6 (9.68%) HTML
2 6 (9.68%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) J2EE
4 4 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 3 (4.84%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.61%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.61%) LAMP
6 1 (1.61%) Web Services
6 1 (1.61%) POSIX
6 1 (1.61%) JMS
6 1 (1.61%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) PKI
2 10 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.68%) Smart Meter
3 6 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) CESG
5 4 (6.45%) Open Source
6 3 (4.84%) Replication
6 3 (4.84%) Clustering
7 2 (3.23%) Wiki
7 2 (3.23%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (87.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (48.39%) UNIX
4 17 (27.42%) Solaris
5 14 (22.58%) Windows
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.68%) AIX
6 6 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone 8
7 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
7 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
7 5 (8.06%) Android
7 5 (8.06%) CentOS
7 5 (8.06%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.84%) Debian
9 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.23%) SUSE
10 1 (1.61%) HPUX
10 1 (1.61%) VMS
10 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
1 8 (12.90%) Validation
1 8 (12.90%) Migration
2 7 (11.29%) Test Strategy
2 7 (11.29%) Supplier Management
3 6 (9.68%) DevOps
3 6 (9.68%) Project Management
4 5 (8.06%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Change Management
4 5 (8.06%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (8.06%) Line Management
5 4 (6.45%) Release Management
5 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
5 4 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (27.42%) Java
2 10 (16.13%) Perl
3 8 (12.90%) PHP
4 6 (9.68%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.06%) Ruby
6 4 (6.45%) Python
7 3 (4.84%) Korn
8 2 (3.23%) C
8 2 (3.23%) SQL
8 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.61%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) Security Cleared
1 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.06%) MCSE
2 5 (8.06%) Degree
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (6.45%) MCITP
4 1 (1.61%) HNC
4 1 (1.61%) CCNA
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.61%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.68%) NFS
3 5 (8.06%) Firmware
3 5 (8.06%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) XenServer
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.23%) Postfix
5 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) iptables
5 2 (3.23%) Samba
6 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) FortiGate
2 5 (8.06%) Puppet
3 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.23%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.23%) yum
4 2 (3.23%) Plesk
4 2 (3.23%) cPanel
4 2 (3.23%) Webmin
4 2 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Nagios
5 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.61%) Ansible
5 1 (1.61%) Salt
5 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.61%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 24 (38.71%) VMware
2 15 (24.19%) Oracle
3 13 (20.97%) F5
4 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.52%) HP
6 8 (12.90%) Citrix
6 8 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.29%) Cisco
8 5 (8.06%) IBM
8 5 (8.06%) Redknee
9 4 (6.45%) Sun
10 3 (4.84%) Symantec
10 3 (4.84%) EMC
10 3 (4.84%) 3PAR
10 3 (4.84%) Altiris
11 2 (3.23%) Veritas
12 1 (1.61%) Remedy
12 1 (1.61%) Isilon