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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 129 118 108
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 72 114 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.22% 1.58% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.65% 3.42% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 85 77
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £22.00 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
Red Hat
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
2715 3329 3360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.12% 46.24% 43.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1932 2307 2272
Average daily rate £425 £425 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 93 98
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

1 155 (97.48%) Linux
2 135 (84.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 64 (40.25%) Oracle
4 61 (38.36%) Banking
5 60 (37.74%) UNIX
6 59 (37.11%) Finance
7 52 (32.70%) Solaris
8 49 (30.82%) SQL
9 46 (28.93%) Windows
10 31 (19.50%) SAN
11 29 (18.24%) Perl
12 28 (17.61%) Python
12 28 (17.61%) Middleware
13 27 (16.98%) VMware
14 25 (15.72%) Investment Banking
15 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
16 23 (14.47%) Bash Shell
17 22 (13.84%) Veritas
17 22 (13.84%) Java
18 20 (12.58%) Puppet
19 19 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database
19 19 (11.95%) Migration
20 18 (11.32%) Sybase
20 18 (11.32%) EMC
21 17 (10.69%) HP
22 16 (10.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
22 16 (10.06%) Oracle RAC
23 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
23 15 (9.43%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 13 (8.18%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.55%) WebLogic
2 12 (7.55%) Apache
3 11 (6.92%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.92%) OpenStack
4 9 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.77%) MQSeries
6 4 (2.52%) Moodle
6 4 (2.52%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.52%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.89%) IIS
7 3 (1.89%) WebSphere Process Server
7 3 (1.89%) Confluence
7 3 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.26%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.63%) Documentum
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.63%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Spreadsheet
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Project
2 1 (0.63%) MS Office
2 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) IaaS
3 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.50%) SAN
2 13 (8.18%) Firewall
3 12 (7.55%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.92%) NAS
5 10 (6.29%) SSH
6 9 (5.66%) LDAP
7 8 (5.03%) DNS
8 7 (4.40%) Multicast
9 6 (3.77%) HTTP
10 4 (2.52%) NetScaler
10 4 (2.52%) DHCP
10 4 (2.52%) Ethernet
11 3 (1.89%) Internet
12 2 (1.26%) VLAN
12 2 (1.26%) AMQP
12 2 (1.26%) Kerberos
13 1 (0.63%) FTP
13 1 (0.63%) SSL
13 1 (0.63%) VPN
13 1 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.95%) Oracle Database
2 13 (8.18%) MySQL
2 13 (8.18%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.92%) Sybase ASE
4 9 (5.66%) RDBMS
4 9 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.03%) Oracle Database 10g
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle9i Database
8 4 (2.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.52%) DB2
9 3 (1.89%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (1.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.63%) Informix
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.14%) Subversion
2 5 (3.14%) JIRA
3 3 (1.89%) JUnit
3 3 (1.89%) jMock
4 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.26%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.26%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.26%) Maven
5 1 (0.63%) Toad
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.63%) Ant
5 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 61 (38.36%) Banking
2 59 (37.11%) Finance
3 25 (15.72%) Investment Banking
4 11 (6.92%) Front Office
5 5 (3.14%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.52%) Advertising
6 4 (2.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) French Language
7 3 (1.89%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Electronics
9 1 (0.63%) Games
9 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.01%) Administrator
2 23 (14.47%) Systems Administrator
2 23 (14.47%) Analyst
3 21 (13.21%) UNIX Administrator
4 18 (11.32%) DBA
5 15 (9.43%) Linux Administrator
6 13 (8.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.92%) Developer
9 9 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Sybase DBA
9 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Support Specialist
10 8 (5.03%) Oracle DBA
10 8 (5.03%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) UNIX Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.40%) Consultant
12 6 (3.77%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.61%) Middleware
2 12 (7.55%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (6.92%) XML
4 10 (6.29%) JSON
4 10 (6.29%) .NET
5 8 (5.03%) JMS
6 6 (3.77%) Java EE
6 6 (3.77%) Spring
6 6 (3.77%) HTML
7 5 (3.14%) Web Services
8 4 (2.52%) Regular Expression
8 4 (2.52%) Django
8 4 (2.52%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.52%) JTA
8 4 (2.52%) JTS
9 3 (1.89%) Rendezvous
9 3 (1.89%) XSLT
9 3 (1.89%) CSS
9 3 (1.89%) REST
10 2 (1.26%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Replication
2 11 (6.92%) Open Source
3 10 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.77%) Clustering
4 6 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.14%) Wiki
6 4 (2.52%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.52%) Kindle
6 4 (2.52%) E-Learning
6 4 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.89%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.89%) Symmetrix
7 3 (1.89%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.89%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.26%) Derivative
8 2 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Firmware
9 1 (0.63%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 155 (97.48%) Linux
2 135 (84.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 60 (37.74%) UNIX
4 52 (32.70%) Solaris
5 46 (28.93%) Windows
6 15 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (8.18%) CentOS
8 12 (7.55%) Ubuntu
9 8 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.14%) Debian
11 4 (2.52%) SUSE
12 3 (1.89%) AIX
13 2 (1.26%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.63%) VMS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.63%) HPUX
14 1 (0.63%) Fedora
14 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (11.95%) Migration
2 12 (7.55%) DevOps
3 11 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 10 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (6.29%) ITIL
5 9 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (4.40%) OO
6 7 (4.40%) Configuration Management
6 7 (4.40%) Project Management
6 7 (4.40%) Electronic Trading
7 6 (3.77%) BDD
7 6 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (3.77%) TDD
8 5 (3.14%) Change Management
8 5 (3.14%) Database Tuning
8 5 (3.14%) Web Development
8 5 (3.14%) Release Management
8 5 (3.14%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.82%) SQL
2 29 (18.24%) Perl
3 28 (17.61%) Python
4 23 (14.47%) Bash Shell
5 22 (13.84%) Java
6 15 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.03%) Ruby
8 7 (4.40%) PHP
9 6 (3.77%) PL/SQL
10 5 (3.14%) C++
11 4 (2.52%) sed
11 4 (2.52%) C
12 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.89%) Bourne shell
13 2 (1.26%) Korn
13 2 (1.26%) C#
14 1 (0.63%) XQuery
14 1 (0.63%) VB
14 1 (0.63%) Jython
14 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.03%) DV Cleared
3 5 (3.14%) Sun Certification
4 4 (2.52%) Degree
4 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.26%) MCSE
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.63%) CCNA
7 1 (0.63%) RHCE
7 1 (0.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 19 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (10.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 16 (10.06%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (5.03%) RHEV
3 8 (5.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 8 (5.03%) Veritas File System
3 8 (5.03%) Active Directory
4 6 (3.77%) XenApp
4 6 (3.77%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.14%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (2.52%) NFS
7 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.89%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (1.26%) KVM
8 2 (1.26%) XenServer
9 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.63%) Samba
9 1 (0.63%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.63%) Postfix
9 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (12.58%) Puppet
2 15 (9.43%) Tivoli
3 13 (8.18%) Nagios
4 11 (6.92%) NetBackup
5 9 (5.66%) Control-M
6 6 (3.77%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (3.14%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (3.14%) ITRS Geneos
8 4 (2.52%) YUM
9 3 (1.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 3 (1.89%) SCCM
10 2 (1.26%) logstash
10 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
10 2 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
10 2 (1.26%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.63%) OpenView
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 64 (40.25%) Oracle
2 27 (16.98%) VMware
3 24 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 22 (13.84%) Veritas
5 18 (11.32%) Sybase
5 18 (11.32%) EMC
6 17 (10.69%) HP
7 14 (8.81%) Sun
8 11 (6.92%) IBM
8 11 (6.92%) JBoss
9 9 (5.66%) Cisco
10 8 (5.03%) Hitachi
10 8 (5.03%) NetApp
11 7 (4.40%) Citrix
11 7 (4.40%) BMC
12 6 (3.77%) TIBCO
13 5 (3.14%) DataSynapse
14 4 (2.52%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.52%) Hyperion
15 3 (1.89%) Symantec
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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FPSG Connect
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago