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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 52 62 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.20% 0.35% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 5.60% 1.00% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 0
Average daily rate
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£385 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.72 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.44 £36.25 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +28.88%
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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
339 300 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 39.33% 34.68% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 193 152
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £253 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.55 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.75 £27.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015, 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 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Apache
3 23 (62.16%) VMware
4 22 (59.46%) CentOS
4 22 (59.46%) Puppet
5 20 (54.05%) PHP
5 20 (54.05%) Firewall
6 19 (51.35%) Citrix
6 19 (51.35%) DevOps
7 17 (45.95%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
7 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
7 17 (45.95%) Java
7 17 (45.95%) Ruby
8 16 (43.24%) Samba
8 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (43.24%) Perl
8 16 (43.24%) LDAP
9 15 (40.54%) Windows
9 15 (40.54%) MySQL
9 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (37.84%) XenServer
10 14 (37.84%) Ubuntu
10 14 (37.84%) LAMP
10 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (37.84%) Hudson
11 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
11 13 (35.14%) SQL
11 13 (35.14%) UNIX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 24 (64.86%) Apache
2 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 7 (18.92%) nginx
2 7 (18.92%) MediaWiki
2 7 (18.92%) Confluence
3 4 (10.81%) Tomcat
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 16 (43.24%) LDAP
3 13 (35.14%) LAN
3 13 (35.14%) WAN
4 12 (32.43%) VPN
5 11 (29.73%) IPsec
6 6 (16.22%) Network Security
6 6 (16.22%) IPv6
6 6 (16.22%) EIGRP
6 6 (16.22%) OSPF
6 6 (16.22%) BGP
7 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 5 (13.51%) DNS
8 2 (5.41%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (5.41%) LTE
8 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.41%) 3G
8 2 (5.41%) 2G
9 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.70%) Hazelcast
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Jenkins
2 14 (37.84%) Hudson
3 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
4 10 (27.03%) Subversion
5 7 (18.92%) JIRA
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) LAMP
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 3 (8.11%) XML
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Servlets
5 1 (2.70%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Wiki
2 3 (8.11%) DTV
2 3 (8.11%) Open Source
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 22 (59.46%) CentOS
3 15 (40.54%) Windows
3 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (37.84%) Ubuntu
5 13 (35.14%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Debian
7 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.81%) Fedora
10 3 (8.11%) VMS
11 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) DevOps
2 16 (43.24%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
5 9 (24.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (18.92%) Scrum
6 7 (18.92%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (16.22%) Build Automation
7 6 (16.22%) Database Theory
7 6 (16.22%) Relational Database Theory
7 6 (16.22%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.81%) Email Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Migration
8 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
8 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
9 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
10 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) PHP
2 17 (45.95%) Bash Shell
2 17 (45.95%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) Ruby
3 16 (43.24%) Perl
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Python
6 3 (8.11%) PHP5
7 2 (5.41%) Ada
8 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (24.32%) CCNA
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (43.24%) Samba
2 14 (37.84%) XenServer
3 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
4 7 (18.92%) Postfix
5 5 (13.51%) XenApp
5 5 (13.51%) vSphere
6 3 (8.11%) Xen
7 1 (2.70%) ISA Server
7 1 (2.70%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (59.46%) Puppet
2 17 (45.95%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (32.43%) Salt
4 7 (18.92%) ZABBIX
5 3 (8.11%) Ansible
5 3 (8.11%) Bcfg2
5 3 (8.11%) Ganeti
6 2 (5.41%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) VMware
2 19 (51.35%) Citrix
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.51%) Wyse
6 3 (8.11%) SAP
7 2 (5.41%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (5.41%) Serena
7 2 (5.41%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco
8 1 (2.70%) Huawei
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace