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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 88 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 37 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.55% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 2.04% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 14
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £313 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £502
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 £36.00 £32.09 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.20% +50.98%
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
1209 1228 1215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.78% 51.04% 49.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 580 539
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 54 32
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.25 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 18 £450 +5.88% 8
Slough +5 4 £470 +29.65% 1
Bracknell -10 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £400 -
Windsor +3 1 £520 +70.49% 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 74 (96.10%) Linux
2 59 (76.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 34 (44.16%) VMware
4 30 (38.96%) Puppet
5 28 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (31.17%) Unix
7 23 (29.87%) Windows
8 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
9 18 (23.38%) Cisco
9 18 (23.38%) EMC
10 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
11 16 (20.78%) Python
11 16 (20.78%) Oracle
11 16 (20.78%) Nagios
11 16 (20.78%) vSphere
12 15 (19.48%) ITIL
12 15 (19.48%) HTTP
13 14 (18.18%) DNS
13 14 (18.18%) HP
13 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
13 14 (18.18%) Ansible
13 14 (18.18%) DevOps
14 13 (16.88%) CentOS
14 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
14 13 (16.88%) VPN
14 13 (16.88%) DHCP
15 12 (15.58%) IPsec
15 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V

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 5 (6.49%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.30%) JBoss
4 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.19%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.30%) CloudBees
3 1 (1.30%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (23.38%) TCP/IP
2 15 (19.48%) HTTP
3 14 (18.18%) DNS
4 13 (16.88%) DHCP
4 13 (16.88%) VPN
5 12 (15.58%) IPsec
6 11 (14.29%) BGP
6 11 (14.29%) SAN
7 10 (12.99%) IPv6
7 10 (12.99%) Software-Defined Networking
8 9 (11.69%) Firewall
9 7 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (7.79%) SSL
11 3 (3.90%) iSCSI
11 3 (3.90%) LAN
11 3 (3.90%) WAN
12 2 (2.60%) 4G
12 2 (2.60%) LTE
12 2 (2.60%) NAS
12 2 (2.60%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.39%) TeamCity
3 6 (7.79%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) Ant
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.69%) Marketing
2 5 (6.49%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Support Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Support
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) VMware Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Architect
8 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Linux Support Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Designer
9 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Designer
9 5 (6.49%) Solutions Designer
10 4 (5.19%) Applications Support Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Linux Specialist
10 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.99%) .NET
1 10 (12.99%) CSS
1 10 (12.99%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
3 4 (5.19%) PostGIS
4 3 (3.90%) Middleware
5 1 (1.30%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.30%) LAMP
5 1 (1.30%) MAPI
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Public Cloud
2 9 (11.69%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.79%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.79%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 74 (96.10%) Linux
2 59 (76.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (31.17%) Unix
4 23 (29.87%) Windows
5 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 13 (16.88%) CentOS
7 11 (14.29%) Ubuntu
8 9 (11.69%) AIX
9 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.19%) SUSE
11 3 (3.90%) Solaris
11 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.30%) Debian
13 1 (1.30%) Fedora
13 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (19.48%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) DevOps
3 12 (15.58%) High Availability
4 11 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 10 (12.99%) Software Testing
5 10 (12.99%) Workflow
6 9 (11.69%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.69%) Open Source
6 9 (11.69%) Presales
6 9 (11.69%) Process Improvement
7 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.49%) Service Management
9 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
10 4 (5.19%) Data Management
10 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.19%) Migration
10 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.19%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.78%) Python
2 14 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 11 (14.29%) C
3 11 (14.29%) Perl
4 10 (12.99%) C#
4 10 (12.99%) C++
4 10 (12.99%) VB
4 10 (12.99%) VBScript
5 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.19%) AWK
7 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) Ruby
7 4 (5.19%) sed
8 2 (2.60%) Java
8 2 (2.60%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) C-shell
9 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) CCNA
2 8 (10.39%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (10.39%) MCSE
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.39%) RHCE
3 7 (9.09%) Degree
3 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (7.79%) CCNP
4 6 (7.79%) MCSA
4 6 (7.79%) MCSD
5 4 (5.19%) RHCSA
6 3 (3.90%) VCP5
7 2 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (2.60%) HNC
7 2 (2.60%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.30%) RHCA
8 1 (1.30%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (20.78%) vSphere
3 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
4 11 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (11.69%) Active Directory
6 8 (10.39%) KVM
7 7 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.90%) NFS
8 3 (3.90%) XenApp
8 3 (3.90%) XenServer
9 2 (2.60%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (2.60%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.60%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.30%) Postfix
10 1 (1.30%) qmail
10 1 (1.30%) Sendmail
10 1 (1.30%) Varnish
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 30 (38.96%) Puppet
2 16 (20.78%) Nagios
3 14 (18.18%) Ansible
4 11 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (11.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (7.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (3.90%) Backup Exec
7 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.60%) Cacti
8 2 (2.60%) cPanel
8 2 (2.60%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.60%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (2.60%) Tivoli
8 2 (2.60%) WSUS
9 1 (1.30%) Bacula
9 1 (1.30%) Kibana
9 1 (1.30%) logstash
9 1 (1.30%) Salt
Vendors
1 34 (44.16%) VMware
2 18 (23.38%) Cisco
2 18 (23.38%) EMC
3 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
4 16 (20.78%) Oracle
5 14 (18.18%) HP
6 8 (10.39%) IBM
7 6 (7.79%) NetApp
7 6 (7.79%) Remedy
7 6 (7.79%) Veritas
8 4 (5.19%) Citrix
8 4 (5.19%) Symantec
9 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.30%) CA
11 1 (1.30%) CommVault
11 1 (1.30%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.30%) NetScout
11 1 (1.30%) Rackspace
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