The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 52 57 62
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 25 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.55% 0.33% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 0.94% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 2 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.09%
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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 Bristol region.

Vendors Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
415 212 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.35% 34.53% 39.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 133 190
Average daily rate £388 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £165 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 19 30
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -42.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (80.56%) CentOS
3 53 (73.61%) PHP
4 49 (68.06%) Ruby
5 48 (66.67%) LAMP
6 45 (62.50%) Puppet
6 45 (62.50%) DevOps
7 39 (54.17%) Ubuntu
8 37 (51.39%) Apache
8 37 (51.39%) Opscode Chef
9 35 (48.61%) Bash Shell
9 35 (48.61%) VMware
9 35 (48.61%) Samba
9 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
10 33 (45.83%) Perl
11 32 (44.44%) Firewall
12 31 (43.06%) MySQL
12 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (41.67%) Java
14 29 (40.28%) XenServer
15 28 (38.89%) Python
16 27 (37.50%) LAN
16 27 (37.50%) WAN
16 27 (37.50%) Debian
17 25 (34.72%) LDAP
18 24 (33.33%) Salt
19 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
19 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (29.17%) nginx
20 21 (29.17%) Citrix

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 37 (51.39%) Apache
2 21 (29.17%) nginx
3 10 (13.89%) Confluence
4 9 (12.50%) MediaWiki
5 8 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.17%) Moodle
6 3 (4.17%) Drupal
7 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.17%) Magento
2 3 (4.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (12.50%) Amazon S3
4 7 (9.72%) SaaS
4 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (44.44%) Firewall
2 27 (37.50%) LAN
2 27 (37.50%) WAN
3 25 (34.72%) LDAP
4 19 (26.39%) VPN
5 10 (13.89%) Network Security
6 9 (12.50%) IPsec
6 9 (12.50%) IPv6
6 9 (12.50%) OSPF
6 9 (12.50%) BGP
6 9 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) 3G
7 2 (2.78%) 2G
7 2 (2.78%) LTE
7 2 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.06%) MySQL
2 13 (18.06%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.56%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.17%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Jenkins
2 21 (29.17%) Hudson
3 14 (19.44%) Git (software)
4 12 (16.67%) Subversion
5 10 (13.89%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Electronics
3 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (40.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 20 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Developer
5 8 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Systems Support
9 2 (2.78%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.78%) PHP MySQL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Infrastructure Technician
10 1 (1.39%) Linux Consultant
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle DBA
10 1 (1.39%) Linux Specialist
10 1 (1.39%) IT Support
10 1 (1.39%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (66.67%) LAMP
2 12 (16.67%) Web Services
3 10 (13.89%) Spring
3 10 (13.89%) jQuery
4 7 (9.72%) CSS
4 7 (9.72%) Servlets
5 3 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (4.17%) RESTful
6 1 (1.39%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.39%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Wiki
1 9 (12.50%) Open Source
2 5 (6.94%) DTV
3 4 (5.56%) Animation
4 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) VLE
5 1 (1.39%) Statistics
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 58 (80.56%) CentOS
3 39 (54.17%) Ubuntu
4 27 (37.50%) Debian
5 20 (27.78%) Windows
6 16 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (16.67%) UNIX
8 11 (15.28%) Fedora
9 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.17%) Scientific Linux
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.39%) SUSE
12 1 (1.39%) Solaris
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) DevOps
2 35 (48.61%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Configuration Management
4 13 (18.06%) Build Automation
5 12 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (15.28%) Scrum
7 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
7 10 (13.89%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (12.50%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.72%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.72%) TDD
9 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (5.56%) Unit Testing
13 2 (2.78%) Data Analysis
14 1 (1.39%) Problem Management
14 1 (1.39%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) PHP
2 49 (68.06%) Ruby
3 35 (48.61%) Bash Shell
4 33 (45.83%) Perl
5 30 (41.67%) Java
6 28 (38.89%) Python
7 14 (19.44%) SQL
8 10 (13.89%) PHP5
9 7 (9.72%) Shell Script
10 3 (4.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) CCNA
1 12 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 12 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (48.61%) Samba
2 29 (40.28%) XenServer
3 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (19.44%) Postfix
5 11 (15.28%) NFS
6 3 (4.17%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.17%) Xen
6 3 (4.17%) Sendmail
6 3 (4.17%) KVM
7 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 45 (62.50%) Puppet
2 37 (51.39%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (33.33%) Salt
4 11 (15.28%) ZABBIX
5 9 (12.50%) Cacti
5 9 (12.50%) Nagios
6 2 (2.78%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 35 (48.61%) VMware
2 21 (29.17%) Citrix
3 9 (12.50%) Percona
4 5 (6.94%) SAP
5 3 (4.17%) Oracle
5 3 (4.17%) Zend
6 2 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) Huawei
7 1 (1.39%) Rackspace