The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 19 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.63% 5.94% 2.56%
As % of the Vendors category 8.33% 12.62% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -13.63%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
120 103 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 55.56% 47.03% 63.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 34 26
Average daily rate £350 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.70% +0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -57.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Bracknell region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Bracknell region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
2 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
3 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) CESG
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) C
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
5 6 (31.58%) MCSE
5 6 (31.58%) DHCP
5 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (31.58%) MCITP
6 5 (26.32%) Perl
6 5 (26.32%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
8 3 (15.79%) Android
8 3 (15.79%) Korn
8 3 (15.79%) Xen
8 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
8 3 (15.79%) Puppet

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
1 2 (10.53%) PaaS
1 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 6 (31.58%) DHCP
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) VPN
3 3 (15.79%) Kerberos
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) CESG
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 2 (10.53%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.79%) Android
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Validation
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C
2 5 (26.32%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.79%) AWK
3 3 (15.79%) Korn
3 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) SC Cleared
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (31.58%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.79%) Xen
3 2 (10.53%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Tivoli
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Cobbler
2 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) VMware
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) IBM
4 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) EMC
5 2 (10.53%) BMC