The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 85 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 0.70% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 1.45% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £417 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £30.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.67% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1163 1173 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.62% 48.19% 49.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 445 523
Average daily rate £366 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 70
Average hourly rate £18.68 £21.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.11% -28.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Bracknell +11 9 £380 +21.60%
Reading +2 9 £203 -37.69% 8
Slough - 4 £600 - 2
Newbury 0 1 £200 -38.46%
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 44 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) UNIX
5 25 (44.64%) Solaris
6 23 (41.07%) Oracle
7 16 (28.57%) Sun
8 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.00%) VMware
10 13 (23.21%) Perl
10 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
10 13 (23.21%) Xen
11 12 (21.43%) Puppet
11 12 (21.43%) Apache
11 12 (21.43%) IBM
11 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
12 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (19.64%) Cisco
12 11 (19.64%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) Java
12 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
13 10 (17.86%) Citrix
13 10 (17.86%) DNS
13 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (16.07%) NFS
14 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
15 8 (14.29%) SQL
15 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
15 8 (14.29%) Finance

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 (21.43%) Apache
2 8 (14.29%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.36%) IIS
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) nginx
4 1 (1.79%) Liferay
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) SAN
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (7.14%) HTTP
5 3 (5.36%) Firewall
5 3 (5.36%) Kerberos
5 3 (5.36%) DHCP
5 3 (5.36%) VPN
5 3 (5.36%) LDAP
5 3 (5.36%) SSL
5 3 (5.36%) NAS
5 3 (5.36%) SSH
6 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
6 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 1 (1.79%) SS7
7 1 (1.79%) ISUP
7 1 (1.79%) INAP
7 1 (1.79%) FTP
7 1 (1.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.71%) SQLPlus
3 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.79%) Essbase
7 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) JUnit
2 3 (5.36%) TeamCity
2 3 (5.36%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (5.36%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.79%) Gradle
3 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.79%) Hudson
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (10.71%) Developer
1 6 (10.71%) Analyst
2 5 (8.93%) Consultant
2 5 (8.93%) Administrator
2 5 (8.93%) Architect
3 4 (7.14%) Project Engineer
3 4 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Support Engineer
4 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Project Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.57%) Security Consultant
5 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
6 1 (1.79%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) SOAP
1 7 (12.50%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) LAMP
2 3 (5.36%) XML
2 3 (5.36%) CSS
2 3 (5.36%) Django
3 2 (3.57%) Software Packaging
3 2 (3.57%) OLE
4 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.79%) CPAN
4 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
4 1 (1.79%) Middleware
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) J2EE
4 1 (1.79%) HTML5
4 1 (1.79%) Drools
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Streams
4 1 (1.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.14%) CESG
3 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) Open Source
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (1.79%) DTV
5 1 (1.79%) Wiki
5 1 (1.79%) Derivative
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 54 (96.43%) Linux
2 44 (78.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Windows
4 26 (46.43%) UNIX
5 25 (44.64%) Solaris
6 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.71%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (10.71%) AIX
9 4 (7.14%) CentOS
9 4 (7.14%) HPUX
9 4 (7.14%) zOS
10 3 (5.36%) OpenVMS
10 3 (5.36%) Android
11 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.79%) SUSE
12 1 (1.79%) Debian
12 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 3 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.57%) DevOps
4 2 (3.57%) SOA
4 2 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (3.57%) Change Management
4 2 (3.57%) Validation
5 1 (1.79%) Project Management
5 1 (1.79%) Benchmarking
5 1 (1.79%) Workflow
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) Service Management
5 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.79%) Data Security
5 1 (1.79%) CRM
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.79%) Transition Management
5 1 (1.79%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) Perl
2 11 (19.64%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 7 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 7 (12.50%) Korn
5 6 (10.71%) AWK
5 6 (10.71%) C
5 6 (10.71%) Python
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
6 3 (5.36%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.36%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) RHCE
4 4 (7.14%) JNCIA
4 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (5.36%) MCSE
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 3 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) ISEB
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (23.21%) Xen
2 9 (16.07%) NFS
3 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas File System
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (5.36%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.79%) Samba
6 1 (1.79%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.79%) OCFS2
6 1 (1.79%) KVM
6 1 (1.79%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) Puppet
2 6 (10.71%) Cobbler
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 5 (8.93%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.36%) Nessus
4 3 (5.36%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.57%) Plesk
5 2 (3.57%) Nagios
6 1 (1.79%) Cacti
6 1 (1.79%) YUM
6 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.79%) nmon
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 16 (28.57%) Sun
3 14 (25.00%) VMware
4 12 (21.43%) IBM
5 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (19.64%) Cisco
5 11 (19.64%) HP
6 10 (17.86%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) EMC
7 5 (8.93%) Redknee
8 4 (7.14%) Juniper
8 4 (7.14%) Veritas
9 2 (3.57%) Sophos
10 1 (1.79%) Primavera
10 1 (1.79%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.79%) BEA
10 1 (1.79%) Informatica
10 1 (1.79%) NetApp
10 1 (1.79%) StorageTek
10 1 (1.79%) Siebel
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