The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 135 103 136
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 77 97 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.19% 1.56% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 3.49% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 64 64
Average daily rate £411 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £327 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2854 2783 3309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.22% 44.66% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 1965 2224
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 97
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.44 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.18 £135.00 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
London

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 139 (96.53%) Linux
2 110 (76.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 74 (51.39%) UNIX
4 51 (35.42%) Oracle
5 45 (31.25%) Solaris
6 39 (27.08%) Finance
7 36 (25.00%) VMware
7 36 (25.00%) Windows
8 34 (23.61%) Perl
9 29 (20.14%) Banking
9 29 (20.14%) Puppet
10 28 (19.44%) Bash Shell
11 27 (18.75%) CentOS
12 26 (18.06%) SAN
13 24 (16.67%) Apache
13 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (15.97%) HP
15 22 (15.28%) Python
15 22 (15.28%) Clustering
16 21 (14.58%) Veritas
17 20 (13.89%) Java
17 20 (13.89%) Oracle Database
18 19 (13.19%) Migration
19 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 17 (11.81%) DNS
20 17 (11.81%) Tomcat
20 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
20 17 (11.81%) Middleware
20 17 (11.81%) Ubuntu
20 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (16.67%) Apache
2 17 (11.81%) Tomcat
3 13 (9.03%) WebLogic
4 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.47%) IIS
6 4 (2.78%) OpenStack
7 3 (2.08%) nginx
7 3 (2.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.39%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.39%) Drupal
9 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.69%) Confluence
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.69%) SAS
9 1 (0.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.39%) RMDS
1 2 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) PaaS
3 2 (1.39%) Rackspace Cloud
3 2 (1.39%) IaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.06%) SAN
2 18 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 17 (11.81%) DNS
4 15 (10.42%) NAS
5 13 (9.03%) Firewall
6 11 (7.64%) SSH
7 8 (5.56%) HTTP
8 7 (4.86%) LDAP
9 6 (4.17%) Internet
10 5 (3.47%) SMTP
11 4 (2.78%) VPN
12 3 (2.08%) Network Security
12 3 (2.08%) IPsec
12 3 (2.08%) FTP
12 3 (2.08%) PPTP
13 2 (1.39%) SSL
14 1 (0.69%) Cisco PIX
14 1 (0.69%) OpenLDAP
14 1 (0.69%) Multicast
14 1 (0.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.89%) Oracle Database
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (6.25%) MySQL
4 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.08%) Big Data
5 3 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.39%) DB2
6 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.69%) KDB
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.69%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.69%) Essbase
7 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 9 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.47%) Subversion
3 4 (2.78%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.08%) JIRA
5 2 (1.39%) Hudson
6 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.69%) WebLOAD
6 1 (0.69%) Maven
6 1 (0.69%) JMeter
6 1 (0.69%) JUnit
6 1 (0.69%) Toad
General
1 39 (27.08%) Finance
2 29 (20.14%) Banking
3 7 (4.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.17%) Retail
5 5 (3.47%) Marketing
6 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.39%) Electronics
7 2 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.39%) Advertising
7 2 (1.39%) Games
7 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Publishing
8 1 (0.69%) Law
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (29.86%) Administrator
2 31 (21.53%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
4 20 (13.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 20 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (9.72%) UNIX Administrator
6 12 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.94%) UNIX Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) Architect
9 7 (4.86%) Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) DBA
10 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Middleware Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Linux Support
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle DBA
12 4 (2.78%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.78%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.81%) Middleware
2 6 (4.17%) XML
3 5 (3.47%) HTML
4 4 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (2.78%) Web Services
4 4 (2.78%) CSS
4 4 (2.78%) LAMP
5 3 (2.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.39%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) J2EE
7 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.69%) wxWidgets
7 1 (0.69%) Apache CXF
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Camel
7 1 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) WebCenter
7 1 (0.69%) Java EE
7 1 (0.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.69%) JSON
7 1 (0.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.28%) Clustering
2 6 (4.17%) Replication
3 4 (2.78%) NHS
3 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.78%) CLARiiON
3 4 (2.78%) IPTV
3 4 (2.78%) Open Source
3 4 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 4 (2.78%) FMCG
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.08%) Wiki
4 3 (2.08%) CESG
5 2 (1.39%) DTV
5 2 (1.39%) Firmware
5 2 (1.39%) Contract for Difference
5 2 (1.39%) Spread Betting
5 2 (1.39%) EqualLogic
5 2 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 139 (96.53%) Linux
2 110 (76.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 74 (51.39%) UNIX
4 45 (31.25%) Solaris
5 36 (25.00%) Windows
6 27 (18.75%) CentOS
7 17 (11.81%) Ubuntu
8 16 (11.11%) SUSE
9 10 (6.94%) Debian
10 9 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (6.25%) AIX
10 9 (6.25%) HPUX
11 7 (4.86%) Fedora
12 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (3.47%) Windows 7
14 3 (2.08%) VMS
15 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.69%) OpenSolaris
16 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.69%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.19%) Migration
2 14 (9.72%) ITIL
3 10 (6.94%) Configuration Management
4 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (4.86%) High Availability
5 7 (4.86%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 5 (3.47%) Change Management
7 5 (3.47%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (2.78%) SOA
8 4 (2.78%) Security Testing
9 3 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (2.08%) Data Management
10 2 (1.39%) Project Management
10 2 (1.39%) OO
10 2 (1.39%) Identity Management
10 2 (1.39%) Data Security
10 2 (1.39%) Service Management
10 2 (1.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 34 (23.61%) Perl
2 28 (19.44%) Bash Shell
3 22 (15.28%) Python
4 20 (13.89%) Java
5 17 (11.81%) Shell Script
6 14 (9.72%) Ruby
7 13 (9.03%) SQL
8 10 (6.94%) PHP
9 5 (3.47%) sed
9 5 (3.47%) AWK
10 4 (2.78%) C
11 2 (1.39%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.39%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.39%) C-shell
12 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.69%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.69%) Korn
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) C#
12 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.25%) RHCE
5 8 (5.56%) Degree
6 6 (4.17%) Sun Certification
7 3 (2.08%) OCP
7 3 (2.08%) OCA
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.69%) SCSA
8 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.42%) Oracle RAC
3 12 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 12 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 11 (7.64%) VMware ESX
5 10 (6.94%) KVM
6 9 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (5.56%) Xen
8 6 (4.17%) NFS
9 5 (3.47%) XenServer
9 5 (3.47%) vCloud
9 5 (3.47%) vSphere
10 3 (2.08%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.39%) Samba
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle RMAN
11 2 (1.39%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.39%) Postfix
12 1 (0.69%) qmail
12 1 (0.69%) OpenSSH
12 1 (0.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (20.14%) Puppet
2 12 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (4.86%) Nagios
4 6 (4.17%) Control-M
5 5 (3.47%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.47%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.78%) BMC PATROL
6 4 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.78%) SCCM
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.39%) HAProxy
8 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
8 2 (1.39%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.69%) SCOM
9 1 (0.69%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.69%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.69%) StatsD
9 1 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 51 (35.42%) Oracle
2 36 (25.00%) VMware
3 23 (15.97%) HP
4 21 (14.58%) Veritas
5 15 (10.42%) Sun
6 13 (9.03%) JBoss
7 11 (7.64%) EMC
8 9 (6.25%) IBM
9 8 (5.56%) Citrix
9 8 (5.56%) Cisco
10 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.86%) NetApp
11 5 (3.47%) BMC
12 4 (2.78%) Software AG
12 4 (2.78%) Sybase
12 4 (2.78%) PlateSpin
12 4 (2.78%) Infoblox
12 4 (2.78%) Aveksa
13 3 (2.08%) F5
13 3 (2.08%) Splunk
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