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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 102 94 105
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 21 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.83% 0.91% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 1.87% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £406 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £316 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £513 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £32.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-10.24% -6.47%
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
1242 1231 1231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 48.96% 48.64% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 571 485
Average daily rate £400 £350 £357
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 48 52
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.33 £11.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £30.00 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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
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 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 11 £425 +26.86% 5
Bracknell -1 4 £400 +27.38%
Slough 0 3 - - 3
Windsor - 1 £305 -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (58.70%) UNIX
4 16 (34.78%) Java
4 16 (34.78%) VMware
5 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
5 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
6 13 (28.26%) PKI
7 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (26.09%) Oracle
8 11 (23.91%) Solaris
8 11 (23.91%) Apache
9 10 (21.74%) DNS
9 10 (21.74%) Finance
9 10 (21.74%) IPsec
10 9 (19.57%) Firewall
10 9 (19.57%) Windows
10 9 (19.57%) Perl
10 9 (19.57%) LTE
10 9 (19.57%) 4G
11 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
11 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.39%) 3G
12 7 (15.22%) Electronics
12 7 (15.22%) Citrix
12 7 (15.22%) 3GPP
12 7 (15.22%) PHP
12 7 (15.22%) MS Office
12 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
12 7 (15.22%) Degree

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (23.91%) Apache
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
2 6 (13.04%) JBoss
2 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.52%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (6.52%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) Confluence
4 2 (4.35%) MediaWiki
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Office
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) TCP/IP
2 10 (21.74%) DNS
2 10 (21.74%) IPsec
3 9 (19.57%) Firewall
3 9 (19.57%) LTE
3 9 (19.57%) 4G
4 8 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
4 8 (17.39%) 3G
5 7 (15.22%) 3GPP
6 6 (13.04%) SSL
6 6 (13.04%) MPLS
6 6 (13.04%) BGP
7 5 (10.87%) SSH
8 4 (8.70%) VPN
9 3 (6.52%) DAB
9 3 (6.52%) OSPF
9 3 (6.52%) DHCP
9 3 (6.52%) SAN
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.35%) Hudson
1 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 15 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 7 (15.22%) Electronics
4 5 (10.87%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (10.87%) Project Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (8.70%) Administrator
3 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Test Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Environment Manager
3 3 (6.52%) Test Environment Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Linux Support
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX Support
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) HTML
1 6 (13.04%) Middleware
2 5 (10.87%) J2EE
2 5 (10.87%) SOAP
3 4 (8.70%) Application Packaging
4 2 (4.35%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) POSIX
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.17%) Web Services
5 1 (2.17%) JMS
5 1 (2.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) PKI
2 7 (15.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.70%) Open Source
5 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 3 (6.52%) Replication
5 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
6 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.35%) Wiki
7 1 (2.17%) CESG
7 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 45 (97.83%) Linux
2 36 (78.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (58.70%) UNIX
4 11 (23.91%) Solaris
5 9 (19.57%) Windows
6 5 (10.87%) AIX
6 5 (10.87%) CentOS
7 4 (8.70%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.35%) SUSE
9 2 (4.35%) Debian
10 1 (2.17%) Android
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Migration
1 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
1 5 (10.87%) Line Management
2 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (8.70%) DevOps
2 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
2 4 (8.70%) Supplier Management
2 4 (8.70%) Release Management
2 4 (8.70%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Validation
3 3 (6.52%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.35%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (2.17%) Service Management
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Java
2 9 (19.57%) Perl
3 7 (15.22%) PHP
4 6 (13.04%) Bash Shell
5 4 (8.70%) Ruby
6 3 (6.52%) Python
6 3 (6.52%) Korn
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) SQL
8 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.35%) MCITP
3 2 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) NFS
3 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.35%) iptables
4 2 (4.35%) Postfix
4 2 (4.35%) XenServer
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
4 2 (4.35%) Samba
4 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.17%) Firmware
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.70%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) cPanel
3 2 (4.35%) Webmin
3 2 (4.35%) yum
3 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.35%) Plesk
3 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.17%) Data Guard
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.17%) Ansible
4 1 (2.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (34.78%) VMware
2 12 (26.09%) Oracle
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 6 (13.04%) F5
6 5 (10.87%) IBM
6 5 (10.87%) Redknee
6 5 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.87%) Tekelec
6 5 (10.87%) Sandvine
7 4 (8.70%) Sun
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) EMC
9 2 (4.35%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.17%) Symantec
10 1 (2.17%) Altiris
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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