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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 94 110 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 31 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 0.78% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 1.61% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 11
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £337 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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
1303 1364 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.08% 48.64% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 696 627
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 43 56
Median hourly rate £13.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £39.00 £27.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 3 May 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 3 May 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 +11 24 £413 -2.94% 8
Windsor +2 3 £500 +63.93%
Slough +10 2 £480 - 1
Bracknell -2 2 £450 +12.50% 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (80.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 39 (54.17%) Puppet
4 36 (50.00%) Windows
5 32 (44.44%) VMware
6 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
7 28 (38.89%) Unix
7 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
10 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
11 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
12 19 (26.39%) Oracle
12 19 (26.39%) Nagios
13 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
13 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (25.00%) Ansible
14 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
14 17 (23.61%) VPN
14 17 (23.61%) Firewall
15 16 (22.22%) vSphere
15 16 (22.22%) DevOps
16 15 (20.83%) TeamCity
16 15 (20.83%) HTTP
17 14 (19.44%) Ruby
18 13 (18.06%) SCOM
18 13 (18.06%) Load Balancing
18 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
18 13 (18.06%) Migration
18 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery

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 6 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.78%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.17%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.39%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.39%) GitHub
3 1 (1.39%) IaaS
3 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 17 (23.61%) Firewall
2 17 (23.61%) VPN
3 15 (20.83%) HTTP
4 13 (18.06%) DNS
5 12 (16.67%) DHCP
5 12 (16.67%) IPsec
5 12 (16.67%) LAN
6 11 (15.28%) WAN
7 10 (13.89%) BGP
8 9 (12.50%) IPv6
8 9 (12.50%) Software-Defined Networking
9 7 (9.72%) SSL
10 6 (8.33%) SAN
11 3 (4.17%) ATM
11 3 (4.17%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.78%) 4G
12 2 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (2.78%) NAS
12 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.39%) Big Data
4 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Git (software)
2 15 (20.83%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.78%) Maven
5 1 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.83%) Administrator
2 14 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 10 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
4 7 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) VMware Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Cloud Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Consultant
7 4 (5.56%) DBA
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) Middleware
2 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 9 (12.50%) CSS
2 9 (12.50%) XML
3 5 (6.94%) Hibernate
4 4 (5.56%) PostGIS
5 2 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (1.39%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.39%) LAMP
6 1 (1.39%) MAPI
6 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 7 (9.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.17%) Clustering
5 3 (4.17%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
6 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (1.39%) PKI
7 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (80.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (50.00%) Windows
4 30 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 28 (38.89%) Unix
6 11 (15.28%) CentOS
7 10 (13.89%) Ubuntu
8 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.17%) AIX
10 3 (4.17%) SUSE
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.39%) Debian
11 1 (1.39%) Fedora
11 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.39%) Solaris
11 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) DevOps
2 13 (18.06%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (18.06%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Load Balancing
2 13 (18.06%) Migration
3 11 (15.28%) Mentoring
4 9 (12.50%) Presales
4 9 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 9 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 9 (12.50%) Workflow
5 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (9.72%) Open Source
6 7 (9.72%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (6.94%) Change Management
8 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.94%) Information Security
8 5 (6.94%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.56%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 14 (19.44%) Ruby
3 10 (13.89%) C
3 10 (13.89%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) C#
4 9 (12.50%) C++
4 9 (12.50%) Python
4 9 (12.50%) VB
4 9 (12.50%) VBScript
5 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.94%) Perl
7 4 (5.56%) AWK
7 4 (5.56%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.56%) sed
8 2 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.89%) MCSA
3 8 (11.11%) MCSE
4 6 (8.33%) CCNA
4 6 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.33%) Degree
4 6 (8.33%) MCSD
5 4 (5.56%) CCNP
6 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.78%) HNC
7 2 (2.78%) RHCSA
7 2 (2.78%) VCP5
7 2 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.39%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 16 (22.22%) vSphere
5 3 (4.17%) XenServer
6 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
6 2 (2.78%) KVM
6 2 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (2.78%) vCloud
6 2 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.78%) XenApp
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) Docker
7 1 (1.39%) NFS
7 1 (1.39%) Postfix
7 1 (1.39%) qmail
7 1 (1.39%) RHEV
7 1 (1.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (54.17%) Puppet
2 19 (26.39%) Nagios
3 18 (25.00%) Ansible
4 13 (18.06%) SCOM
5 12 (16.67%) SCCM
5 12 (16.67%) SCVMM
5 12 (16.67%) Windows Intune
6 9 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (6.94%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (5.56%) vRealize
9 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
9 3 (4.17%) SELinux
9 3 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 2 (2.78%) Cacti
10 2 (2.78%) cPanel
10 2 (2.78%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
10 2 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
10 2 (2.78%) Tivoli
10 2 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) VMware
2 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
3 19 (26.39%) Oracle
4 12 (16.67%) RightScale
5 10 (13.89%) Cisco
6 7 (9.72%) IBM
7 6 (8.33%) Citrix
8 5 (6.94%) CA
8 5 (6.94%) Veritas
9 4 (5.56%) EMC
9 4 (5.56%) NetApp
9 4 (5.56%) Remedy
9 4 (5.56%) Symantec
10 3 (4.17%) HP
11 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 2 (2.78%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.39%) CommVault
12 1 (1.39%) Hitachi
12 1 (1.39%) NetScout
12 1 (1.39%) Rackspace