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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 89 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 36 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.39% 1.29% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.69% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £482 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
1243 1262 1033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 47.97% 47.97% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 607 401
Average daily rate £375 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 65 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 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
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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 +12 14 £395 +8.59% 6
Bracknell +5 8 £375 +7.14% 2
Slough +1 7 £325 -20.73% 2
Newbury -4 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 70 (81.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (48.84%) Windows
4 41 (47.67%) UNIX
5 39 (45.35%) DNS
6 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
7 25 (29.07%) VMware
8 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 24 (27.91%) HP
8 24 (27.91%) Citrix
8 24 (27.91%) Perl
9 22 (25.58%) Java
10 20 (23.26%) NFS
11 19 (22.09%) DHCP
11 19 (22.09%) Solaris
11 19 (22.09%) Firewall
12 18 (20.93%) Cisco
13 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
13 17 (19.77%) MCSE
13 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
14 16 (18.60%) C
14 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (18.60%) F5
15 15 (17.44%) NetBackup
15 15 (17.44%) SOAP
16 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
16 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
16 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (11.63%) Apache
3 6 (6.98%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.16%) Drupal
6 1 (1.16%) WordPress
6 1 (1.16%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) assyst
1 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) IaaS
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
1 4 (4.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (45.35%) DNS
2 19 (22.09%) DHCP
2 19 (22.09%) Firewall
3 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.95%) MPLS
5 11 (12.79%) SSL
6 10 (11.63%) BGP
6 10 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (10.47%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.30%) FTP
8 8 (9.30%) HTTP
9 6 (6.98%) HTTPS
10 5 (5.81%) LTE
10 5 (5.81%) 4G
10 5 (5.81%) LDAP
10 5 (5.81%) GSM
10 5 (5.81%) VoIP
10 5 (5.81%) 3G
10 5 (5.81%) Internet
10 5 (5.81%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.95%) MySQL
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Subversion
2 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) Hudson
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 17 (19.77%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.12%) Finance
3 9 (10.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (24.42%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Environment Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Test Manager
4 8 (9.30%) Linux Support Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Linux Support
5 7 (8.14%) Project Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Administrator
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Customer Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Test Environment Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Virtualisation Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Programme Test Manager
9 3 (3.49%) UNIX Consultant
9 3 (3.49%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.44%) SOAP
2 8 (9.30%) HTML
3 5 (5.81%) Software Packaging
3 5 (5.81%) CSS
4 3 (3.49%) Application Packaging
4 3 (3.49%) .NET
4 3 (3.49%) J2EE
4 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.49%) Middleware
5 2 (2.33%) LAMP
5 2 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) CodeIgniter
5 2 (2.33%) Ajax
5 2 (2.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.16%) Laravel
6 1 (1.16%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.16%) JMS
6 1 (1.16%) POSIX
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.63%) CESG
3 9 (10.47%) Fat Client
3 9 (10.47%) Smart Meter
3 9 (10.47%) Thin Client
4 7 (8.14%) PKI
5 5 (5.81%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.65%) Open Source
7 3 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.16%) Wiki
8 1 (1.16%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.16%) Replication
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 85 (98.84%) Linux
2 70 (81.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (48.84%) Windows
4 41 (47.67%) UNIX
5 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (27.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (22.09%) Solaris
8 14 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 12 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.98%) Android
11 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
11 5 (5.81%) Windows Phone
11 5 (5.81%) Windows Phone 8
12 4 (4.65%) Debian
13 2 (2.33%) VMS
13 2 (2.33%) AIX
13 2 (2.33%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.33%) CentOS
14 1 (1.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Validation
1 12 (13.95%) Migration
2 11 (12.79%) PRINCE2
3 10 (11.63%) Change Management
4 9 (10.47%) Test Strategy
4 9 (10.47%) Supplier Management
4 9 (10.47%) ITIL
4 9 (10.47%) Project Management
5 7 (8.14%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.14%) Risk Management
5 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (5.81%) DevOps
8 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.49%) Time Management
9 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (27.91%) Perl
2 22 (25.58%) Java
3 16 (18.60%) C
4 12 (13.95%) Korn
5 9 (10.47%) Bourne shell
5 9 (10.47%) PHP
5 9 (10.47%) VB
6 5 (5.81%) Python
6 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.65%) SQL
8 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.49%) AWK
8 3 (3.49%) Ruby
8 3 (3.49%) C#
8 3 (3.49%) sed
9 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.33%) PHP5
10 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (19.77%) MCSE
2 14 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 9 (10.47%) HNC
4 8 (9.30%) CCNA
4 8 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (8.14%) MCITP
5 7 (8.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (6.98%) CCA
6 6 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (5.81%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.49%) RHCE
8 3 (3.49%) RHCSA
9 1 (1.16%) HP APS
9 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (29.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.26%) NFS
3 16 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.81%) Firmware
5 3 (3.49%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.33%) vCloud
6 2 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.33%) XenServer
7 1 (1.16%) Postfix
7 1 (1.16%) XenApp
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.16%) vSphere
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.16%) Xen
7 1 (1.16%) Samba
7 1 (1.16%) Docker
7 1 (1.16%) LXC
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) NetBackup
2 13 (15.12%) Nagios
3 9 (10.47%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.98%) Puppet
5 3 (3.49%) WSUS
6 1 (1.16%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.16%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.16%) Netcool
6 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) VMware
2 24 (27.91%) HP
2 24 (27.91%) Citrix
3 18 (20.93%) Cisco
4 16 (18.60%) F5
5 13 (15.12%) Oracle
6 12 (13.95%) EMC
7 11 (12.79%) Isilon
7 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
7 11 (12.79%) CheckPoint
8 10 (11.63%) Sun
8 10 (11.63%) Altiris
9 9 (10.47%) Redknee
10 8 (9.30%) Veritas
11 6 (6.98%) Remedy
12 5 (5.81%) Juniper
13 4 (4.65%) Symantec
14 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
14 3 (3.49%) BMC
15 2 (2.33%) webMethods