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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 86 106 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.33% 0.90% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 1.89% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +32.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £325 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
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
1144 1220 1563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.96% 47.66% 51.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 455 552
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £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 33 56 49
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -20.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 August 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 August 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
Reading +15 14 £300 -7.69% 3
Slough - 8 £388 - 2
Bracknell +3 6 £380 +35.11% 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (96.55%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (53.45%) Windows
4 30 (51.72%) UNIX
5 25 (43.10%) Solaris
6 21 (36.21%) Oracle
7 19 (32.76%) Perl
8 18 (31.03%) Citrix
9 17 (29.31%) DNS
9 17 (29.31%) Sun
10 16 (27.59%) HP
10 16 (27.59%) NFS
10 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
11 14 (24.14%) Java
11 14 (24.14%) VMware
12 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
12 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (22.41%) Cisco
12 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (22.41%) Xen
13 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
13 12 (20.69%) IBM
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
14 11 (18.97%) Apache
14 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
14 11 (18.97%) SOAP
14 11 (18.97%) Korn
15 10 (17.24%) Finance

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (18.97%) Apache
2 6 (10.34%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.72%) nginx
4 1 (1.72%) Liferay
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 17 (29.31%) DNS
2 8 (13.79%) DHCP
3 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (8.62%) SAN
5 4 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.17%) LDAP
6 3 (5.17%) VPN
6 3 (5.17%) Kerberos
6 3 (5.17%) Internet
6 3 (5.17%) NAS
7 2 (3.45%) Wireshark
7 2 (3.45%) SSH
7 2 (3.45%) Firewall
8 1 (1.72%) SMS
8 1 (1.72%) WAN
8 1 (1.72%) HTTP
8 1 (1.72%) SS7
8 1 (1.72%) ISUP
8 1 (1.72%) INAP
8 1 (1.72%) SCTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.34%) SQLPlus
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.72%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.72%) Ant
3 1 (1.72%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Hudson
3 1 (1.72%) Gradle
3 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.72%) Selenium
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Ivy
General
1 13 (22.41%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (12.07%) Developer
1 7 (12.07%) Support Engineer
1 7 (12.07%) Project Engineer
2 6 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (8.62%) Administrator
3 5 (8.62%) Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Consultant
3 5 (8.62%) Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Project Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.17%) Java Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (3.45%) Linux Support
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.97%) SOAP
2 8 (13.79%) Web Services
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) LAMP
4 3 (5.17%) Django
5 2 (3.45%) Software Packaging
5 2 (3.45%) OLE
5 2 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) X-Windows
6 1 (1.72%) CPAN
6 1 (1.72%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.72%) Ajax
6 1 (1.72%) Spring
6 1 (1.72%) HTML5
6 1 (1.72%) Laravel
6 1 (1.72%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.72%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Fat Client
2 4 (6.90%) CESG
2 4 (6.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) IVR
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (53.45%) Windows
4 30 (51.72%) UNIX
5 25 (43.10%) Solaris
6 16 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (10.34%) Oracle Linux
8 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
8 6 (10.34%) AIX
9 4 (6.90%) CentOS
9 4 (6.90%) zOS
10 3 (5.17%) HPUX
10 3 (5.17%) OpenVMS
10 3 (5.17%) Android
11 2 (3.45%) Debian
11 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (8.62%) Migration
2 3 (5.17%) ITIL
3 2 (3.45%) Validation
3 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.45%) SOA
4 1 (1.72%) CRM
4 1 (1.72%) OO
4 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.72%) Data Security
4 1 (1.72%) MVC
4 1 (1.72%) Change Management
4 1 (1.72%) Regression Testing
4 1 (1.72%) Workflow
4 1 (1.72%) Benchmarking
4 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.72%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (1.72%) BPEL
4 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
4 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) Perl
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 11 (18.97%) Korn
4 9 (15.52%) C
5 8 (13.79%) SQL
6 7 (12.07%) Shell Script
6 7 (12.07%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.34%) AWK
8 5 (8.62%) VB
8 5 (8.62%) Python
9 4 (6.90%) Bourne shell
9 4 (6.90%) PHP
9 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
10 2 (3.45%) Ruby
11 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.72%) C-shell
11 1 (1.72%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.07%) CCNA
3 7 (12.07%) JNCIA
4 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.34%) RHCE
4 6 (10.34%) MCSE
5 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.17%) HNC
6 3 (5.17%) CCA
6 3 (5.17%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (5.17%) MCITP
6 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.72%) ISEB
7 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (27.59%) NFS
2 13 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.41%) Xen
3 11 (18.97%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas File System
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (5.17%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.72%) Samba
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.72%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Puppet
2 6 (10.34%) Cobbler
2 6 (10.34%) Nagios
2 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.34%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.62%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (5.17%) Nessus
4 3 (5.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (3.45%) Plesk
6 1 (1.72%) YUM
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.72%) Cacti
6 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.72%) nmon
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) Oracle
2 18 (31.03%) Citrix
3 17 (29.31%) Sun
4 16 (27.59%) HP
5 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 13 (22.41%) Cisco
7 12 (20.69%) IBM
7 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 9 (15.52%) EMC
9 8 (13.79%) Redknee
10 7 (12.07%) Juniper
11 6 (10.34%) Veritas
12 4 (6.90%) Isilon
13 2 (3.45%) Altiris
13 2 (3.45%) Sophos
14 1 (1.72%) Vignette
14 1 (1.72%) SAP
14 1 (1.72%) Siebel
14 1 (1.72%) Dell
14 1 (1.72%) Intel
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