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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 97 95 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 31 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.90% 1.24% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 2.63% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 7
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £516 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £27.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +15.06%
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
1323 1177 1178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.56% 46.99% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 516 442
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 35 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.68 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.36% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +3 13 £450 +123.60% 9
Slough -1 4 £363 -39.58% 1
Hungerford - 2 £375 -
Windsor - 2 £303 -
Newbury -2 1 - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (48.89%) UNIX
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 11 (24.44%) VMware
6 11 (24.44%) PKI
6 11 (24.44%) Java
6 11 (24.44%) Python
7 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 10 (22.22%) Windows
7 10 (22.22%) IPsec
8 9 (20.00%) Apache
8 9 (20.00%) Perl
8 9 (20.00%) LTE
8 9 (20.00%) CentOS
8 9 (20.00%) 4G
8 9 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
9 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
9 8 (17.78%) Degree
9 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
9 8 (17.78%) Electronics
10 7 (15.56%) Ruby
10 7 (15.56%) 3G
10 7 (15.56%) MS Office
10 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
10 7 (15.56%) 3GPP
10 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
10 7 (15.56%) Puppet
10 7 (15.56%) Jenkins

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) nginx
3 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.22%) Confluence
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) MediaWiki
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Office
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Endur
2 1 (2.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 10 (22.22%) IPsec
2 9 (20.00%) LTE
2 9 (20.00%) 4G
2 9 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (15.56%) 3G
3 7 (15.56%) 3GPP
4 6 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) SSH
5 4 (8.89%) BGP
5 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 4 (8.89%) DNS
6 3 (6.67%) SSL
6 3 (6.67%) SAN
6 3 (6.67%) MPLS
6 3 (6.67%) OSPF
7 2 (4.44%) FCAPS
7 2 (4.44%) VRRP
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security
7 2 (4.44%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) MySQL
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) DB2
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Git (software)
1 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.11%) Hudson
2 5 (11.11%) Subversion
3 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 12 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (17.78%) Electronics
3 3 (6.67%) Finance
4 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (8.89%) Administrator
3 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) DBA
3 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
3 3 (6.67%) Consultant
3 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Linux Support
3 3 (6.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX Support
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Service Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (2.22%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) HTML
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) SOAP
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) YAML
4 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.22%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) PKI
2 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 3 (6.67%) Clustering
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) CMDB
6 1 (2.22%) Wiki
6 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 44 (97.78%) Linux
2 33 (73.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (48.89%) UNIX
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
5 9 (20.00%) CentOS
6 6 (13.33%) SUSE
7 5 (11.11%) AIX
8 4 (8.89%) Solaris
8 4 (8.89%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.22%) HPUX
10 1 (2.22%) Debian
10 1 (2.22%) Fedora
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (15.56%) DevOps
2 5 (11.11%) Line Management
2 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.67%) Database Tuning
3 3 (6.67%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Project Management
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Release Management
4 2 (4.44%) High Availability
4 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) ITIL
4 2 (4.44%) ITSM
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.22%) Validation
5 1 (2.22%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) Java
1 11 (24.44%) Python
2 9 (20.00%) Perl
3 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 7 (15.56%) Ruby
5 5 (11.11%) PHP
6 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) SQL
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.67%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) Xen
4 1 (2.22%) NFS
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Samba
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) Postfix
4 1 (2.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
4 1 (2.22%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
2 3 (6.67%) Plesk
2 3 (6.67%) cPanel
2 3 (6.67%) Webmin
3 2 (4.44%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (4.44%) yum
3 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (4.44%) Nagios
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
4 1 (2.22%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.22%) Ansible
4 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 11 (24.44%) VMware
3 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 3 (6.67%) EMC
7 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) Sun
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco
8 1 (2.22%) BMC
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Remedy
8 1 (2.22%) F5
8 1 (2.22%) Splunk
8 1 (2.22%) Tekelec
8 1 (2.22%) Sandvine
8 1 (2.22%) Redknee