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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 82 100 125
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 42 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.71% 1.20% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 2.42% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £255 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £325 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
1120 1282 1639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 45.64% 49.69% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 509 551
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £208 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 50
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 +10 14 £300 +2.56% 4
Bracknell +1 10 £400 +60.00%
Slough - 10 £375 - 1
Newbury - 1 £400 -
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (95.77%) Linux
2 54 (76.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (61.97%) Windows
4 35 (49.30%) UNIX
5 29 (40.85%) DNS
6 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (36.62%) Perl
8 24 (33.80%) Citrix
9 23 (32.39%) Solaris
10 22 (30.99%) NFS
11 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 19 (26.76%) HP
13 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
13 18 (25.35%) Java
14 17 (23.94%) Oracle
15 16 (22.54%) Cisco
15 16 (22.54%) Sun
15 16 (22.54%) VMware
15 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
16 15 (21.13%) Korn
16 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
16 15 (21.13%) Apache
16 15 (21.13%) C
17 14 (19.72%) SOAP
17 14 (19.72%) EMC
17 14 (19.72%) DHCP
17 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
18 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
18 13 (18.31%) Xen
18 13 (18.31%) Telecoms

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 6 (8.45%) WebLogic
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.41%) WordPress
5 1 (1.41%) Drupal
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) nginx
5 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) SaaS
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
2 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (40.85%) DNS
2 14 (19.72%) DHCP
3 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.86%) Internet
5 5 (7.04%) SAN
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (5.63%) VPN
6 4 (5.63%) HTTP
6 4 (5.63%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.23%) FTP
7 3 (4.23%) LDAP
7 3 (4.23%) HTTPS
7 3 (4.23%) SSL
7 3 (4.23%) Firewall
7 3 (4.23%) NAS
8 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
8 2 (2.82%) SSH
8 2 (2.82%) Intranet
9 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
9 1 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 8 (11.27%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.45%) SQLPlus
5 3 (4.23%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.41%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Subversion
1 3 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.41%) Gradle
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.41%) Ant
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Hudson
General
1 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.90%) Finance
3 9 (12.68%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (15.49%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.27%) Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Project Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.63%) Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Project Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Support
7 3 (4.23%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.72%) SOAP
2 9 (12.68%) Web Services
3 8 (11.27%) CSS
4 6 (8.45%) HTML
5 5 (7.04%) LAMP
6 3 (4.23%) XML
6 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.23%) .NET
6 3 (4.23%) Django
6 3 (4.23%) Software Packaging
7 2 (2.82%) CodeIgniter
7 2 (2.82%) jQuery
7 2 (2.82%) Ajax
7 2 (2.82%) OLE
8 1 (1.41%) HTML5
8 1 (1.41%) Laravel
8 1 (1.41%) J2EE
8 1 (1.41%) Rendezvous
8 1 (1.41%) CPAN
8 1 (1.41%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.27%) Fat Client
2 8 (11.27%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.45%) CESG
4 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.23%) Open Source
6 2 (2.82%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) DTV
7 1 (1.41%) IVR
7 1 (1.41%) Derivative
7 1 (1.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (95.77%) Linux
2 54 (76.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (61.97%) Windows
4 35 (49.30%) UNIX
5 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (32.39%) Solaris
7 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.45%) AIX
9 6 (8.45%) Oracle Linux
10 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.63%) Android
11 4 (5.63%) CentOS
11 4 (5.63%) zOS
12 3 (4.23%) Debian
13 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
14 1 (1.41%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (5.63%) Change Management
2 4 (5.63%) ITIL
3 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (4.23%) Capacity Management
3 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
3 3 (4.23%) Validation
3 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
3 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
4 2 (2.82%) MVC
4 2 (2.82%) Workflow
4 2 (2.82%) Migration
4 2 (2.82%) OO
4 2 (2.82%) SOA
4 2 (2.82%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (2.82%) OO PHP
5 1 (1.41%) DevOps
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 26 (36.62%) Perl
2 18 (25.35%) Java
3 15 (21.13%) Korn
3 15 (21.13%) C
4 11 (15.49%) SQL
5 9 (12.68%) VB
6 8 (11.27%) Bourne shell
6 8 (11.27%) PHP
6 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.86%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.86%) Bash Shell
8 6 (8.45%) AWK
8 6 (8.45%) Python
9 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.82%) PHP5
10 2 (2.82%) Ruby
11 1 (1.41%) C#
11 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.41%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) SC Cleared
3 11 (15.49%) MCSE
3 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (12.68%) CCNA
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.68%) JNCIA
5 8 (11.27%) RHCE
6 5 (7.04%) CCA
6 5 (7.04%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (7.04%) HNC
6 5 (7.04%) MCITP
6 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.41%) ISEB
8 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) NFS
2 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
3 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Xen
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
6 1 (1.41%) OCFS2
6 1 (1.41%) vCloud
6 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.41%) Samba
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.41%) XenApp
6 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
1 10 (14.08%) Nagios
2 6 (8.45%) Tivoli
2 6 (8.45%) Cobbler
3 5 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.23%) Nessus
5 2 (2.82%) Plesk
6 1 (1.41%) nmon
6 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) YUM
6 1 (1.41%) Cacti
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Citrix
2 19 (26.76%) HP
3 17 (23.94%) Oracle
4 16 (22.54%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Sun
4 16 (22.54%) VMware
5 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.72%) EMC
7 12 (16.90%) IBM
8 10 (14.08%) Redknee
9 9 (12.68%) Juniper
10 8 (11.27%) Isilon
11 5 (7.04%) Veritas
12 4 (5.63%) Altiris
13 2 (2.82%) Zend
13 2 (2.82%) Sophos
14 1 (1.41%) Percona
14 1 (1.41%) Siebel
14 1 (1.41%) Intel
14 1 (1.41%) Dell
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