The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 137 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 70 75 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.27% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.71% 2.89% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 58 63
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £329 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £625 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.83 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.59 £42.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
-32.74% +77.82%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2579 2598 3206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 44.04% 45.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1907 1775 2223
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 54 116
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.29% -6.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £34.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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.

1 125 (87.41%) Linux
2 100 (69.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (34.27%) Windows
4 45 (31.47%) VMware
5 43 (30.07%) Oracle
6 42 (29.37%) Puppet
7 39 (27.27%) UNIX
7 39 (27.27%) Finance
8 32 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (20.28%) Solaris
10 28 (19.58%) Python
10 28 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (18.88%) Apache
12 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database
13 25 (17.48%) HP
14 23 (16.08%) SAN
14 23 (16.08%) DevOps
15 22 (15.38%) Java
16 21 (14.69%) Web Services
17 20 (13.99%) SQL
17 20 (13.99%) Configuration Management
18 19 (13.29%) JIRA
18 19 (13.29%) Jenkins
19 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (12.59%) Banking
19 18 (12.59%) Firewall
19 18 (12.59%) EMC
19 18 (12.59%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (18.88%) Apache
2 16 (11.19%) WebLogic
3 15 (10.49%) Tomcat
4 12 (8.39%) MS Exchange
5 10 (6.99%) IIS
5 10 (6.99%) Confluence
6 9 (6.29%) JBoss
7 8 (5.59%) nginx
8 7 (4.90%) OpenStack
9 5 (3.50%) SharePoint
10 4 (2.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (2.10%) PowerExchange
11 3 (2.10%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (1.40%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.40%) Jetty
12 2 (1.40%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (2.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.70%) RMDS
3 1 (0.70%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.10%) IaaS
2 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
4 1 (0.70%) PaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Route 53
4 1 (0.70%) GitHub
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (16.08%) SAN
2 18 (12.59%) Firewall
3 11 (7.69%) NAS
4 10 (6.99%) Internet
5 9 (6.29%) SSL
6 8 (5.59%) AMQP
7 7 (4.90%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (4.90%) DNS
7 7 (4.90%) HTTP
7 7 (4.90%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.80%) VLAN
9 3 (2.10%) VPN
9 3 (2.10%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.40%) LDAP
10 2 (1.40%) LAN
10 2 (1.40%) DHCP
10 2 (1.40%) Wireshark
10 2 (1.40%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.40%) Multicast
11 1 (0.70%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 15 (10.49%) MySQL
3 13 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 10 (6.99%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.99%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.59%) Big Data
6 7 (4.90%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.50%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.50%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.50%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.80%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (2.10%) Redis
9 3 (2.10%) PowerCenter
9 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.70%) SQL Navigator
10 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (13.29%) JIRA
1 19 (13.29%) Jenkins
2 17 (11.89%) Subversion
3 14 (9.79%) Maven
4 12 (8.39%) Git (software)
4 12 (8.39%) Mercurial
5 9 (6.29%) JUnit
6 8 (5.59%) Eclipse
7 7 (4.90%) Ant
7 7 (4.90%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.90%) Gradle
8 5 (3.50%) Artifactory
8 5 (3.50%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.50%) Hudson
9 3 (2.10%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.10%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.40%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.70%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.70%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (0.70%) FlexUnit
General
1 39 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (12.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Investment Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Legal
4 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.10%) Front Office
5 3 (2.10%) Advertising
6 2 (1.40%) Publishing
7 1 (0.70%) Back Office
7 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (13.29%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (9.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (9.09%) Developer
3 13 (9.09%) Administrator
4 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (6.99%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.29%) Linux Administrator
7 8 (5.59%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (4.90%) Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Applications Support
8 7 (4.90%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.20%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) DBA
9 6 (4.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.50%) Consultant
10 5 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
10 5 (3.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.80%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.69%) Web Services
2 12 (8.39%) Middleware
3 11 (7.69%) .NET
4 9 (6.29%) EJB
5 8 (5.59%) JMS
5 8 (5.59%) Java EE
6 7 (4.90%) HTML
7 6 (4.20%) JSON
7 6 (4.20%) jQuery
8 5 (3.50%) HTML5
8 5 (3.50%) LAMP
8 5 (3.50%) CSS
8 5 (3.50%) CSS3
9 4 (2.80%) D3.js
9 4 (2.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (2.80%) SOAP
9 4 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (2.10%) WPF
10 3 (2.10%) Django
10 3 (2.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.49%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (4.90%) Clustering
4 5 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.80%) Fixed Income
6 3 (2.10%) EMC Centera
6 3 (2.10%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.40%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.40%) PMI
7 2 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.40%) CMDB
7 2 (1.40%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.70%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.70%) Replication
8 1 (0.70%) PKI
8 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.70%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 125 (87.41%) Linux
2 100 (69.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 49 (34.27%) Windows
4 39 (27.27%) UNIX
5 29 (20.28%) Solaris
6 13 (9.09%) Debian
7 11 (7.69%) CentOS
8 9 (6.29%) Ubuntu
8 9 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (4.20%) AIX
12 5 (3.50%) SUSE
13 3 (2.10%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (1.40%) HPUX
15 1 (0.70%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.70%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.58%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (16.08%) DevOps
4 20 (13.99%) Configuration Management
5 15 (10.49%) Migration
6 14 (9.79%) ITIL
7 12 (8.39%) Scrum
7 12 (8.39%) Open Source
8 11 (7.69%) TDD
9 9 (6.29%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.29%) Project Management
10 8 (5.59%) Problem Management
10 8 (5.59%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.90%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (4.90%) Release Management
11 7 (4.90%) OO
12 6 (4.20%) Capacity Management
12 6 (4.20%) Load Balancing
12 6 (4.20%) Low Latency
13 5 (3.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) Python
2 22 (15.38%) Java
3 20 (13.99%) SQL
4 16 (11.19%) Perl
4 16 (11.19%) Bash Shell
5 14 (9.79%) Ruby
6 13 (9.09%) PHP
7 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 7 (4.90%) C#
8 7 (4.90%) Korn
9 5 (3.50%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.50%) C
9 5 (3.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.80%) C++
10 4 (2.80%) C-shell
11 3 (2.10%) VB
12 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (10.49%) Security Cleared
2 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.99%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (6.29%) MCSE
3 9 (6.29%) MCSA
4 4 (2.80%) RHCE
4 4 (2.80%) Degree
5 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.40%) CCNA
6 2 (1.40%) VCAP
7 1 (0.70%) VCDX
7 1 (0.70%) CCA
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.70%) CCEA
7 1 (0.70%) RHCA
7 1 (0.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.40%) QA
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (22.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.79%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.90%) Varnish
4 6 (4.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
4 6 (4.20%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) KVM
5 5 (3.50%) Docker
5 5 (3.50%) GPFS
5 5 (3.50%) VMware ESX
5 5 (3.50%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (2.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (2.10%) Gluster
7 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.10%) Firmware
7 3 (2.10%) XenApp
7 3 (2.10%) Ceph
7 3 (2.10%) vCloud
8 2 (1.40%) XenServer
8 2 (1.40%) NFS
Systems Management
1 42 (29.37%) Puppet
2 13 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.39%) Vagrant
4 6 (4.20%) yum
5 5 (3.50%) BladeLogic
5 5 (3.50%) Data Guard
5 5 (3.50%) NetBackup
5 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (2.80%) HAProxy
6 4 (2.80%) ITRS Geneos
6 4 (2.80%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.10%) ZABBIX
7 3 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (2.10%) Nagios
7 3 (2.10%) Ansible
7 3 (2.10%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (2.10%) Salt
7 3 (2.10%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.40%) Kibana
8 2 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (31.47%) VMware
2 43 (30.07%) Oracle
3 26 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 25 (17.48%) HP
5 18 (12.59%) Cisco
5 18 (12.59%) EMC
6 16 (11.19%) NetApp
7 13 (9.09%) IBM
8 11 (7.69%) Veritas
9 8 (5.59%) Atlassian
10 7 (4.90%) Citrix
10 7 (4.90%) BMC
11 5 (3.50%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.50%) Symantec
12 4 (2.80%) CA
12 4 (2.80%) WorldPay
13 3 (2.10%) Akamai
13 3 (2.10%) TIBCO
13 3 (2.10%) Reuters
13 3 (2.10%) Sybase
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