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 East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 28 July 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 East of England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 123 74 110
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 26 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.97% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.89% 4.26% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £345 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.06% -36.26%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1377 1103 1403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.37% 46.15% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 494 656
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 122 135
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.66 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -17.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -2 24 £400 +21.21% 3
Bedfordshire -22 1 - -
Hertfordshire -26 1 £313 -10.71% 3
Suffolk - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 56 (84.85%) Linux
2 53 (80.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (56.06%) Oracle
4 27 (40.91%) Windows
5 22 (33.33%) IBM
6 21 (31.82%) UNIX
7 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
7 17 (25.76%) HP
7 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
8 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
8 16 (24.24%) ITIL
8 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
9 15 (22.73%) Finance
9 15 (22.73%) SQL
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
11 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (15.15%) DNS
11 10 (15.15%) DHCP
12 9 (13.64%) Sun
12 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
12 9 (13.64%) IIS
12 9 (13.64%) MySQL
12 9 (13.64%) Solaris
12 9 (13.64%) Apache
12 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
12 9 (13.64%) RHCE
12 9 (13.64%) VMware
13 8 (12.12%) Nagios
13 8 (12.12%) SAP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 12 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.64%) IIS
2 9 (13.64%) Apache
2 9 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.61%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
5 5 (7.58%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Node.js
6 1 (1.52%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.52%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.03%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.52%) Magento
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.03%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) DHCP
1 10 (15.15%) DNS
2 6 (9.09%) HTTP
3 3 (4.55%) LDAP
3 3 (4.55%) SAN
3 3 (4.55%) NAS
4 2 (3.03%) LAN
4 2 (3.03%) WAN
5 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.52%) Internet
5 1 (1.52%) Firewall
5 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.52%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle Database
2 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.64%) MySQL
4 8 (12.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (9.09%) DB2
7 4 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.03%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.52%) Subversion
2 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.52%) Bazaar
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 8 (12.12%) Retail
3 7 (10.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.24%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (18.18%) Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Architect
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.58%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (1.52%) COM+
2 1 (1.52%) SOAP
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.52%) XML
2 1 (1.52%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.52%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (1.52%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) PKI
2 4 (6.06%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) Statistics
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.03%) Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) DataPower
4 1 (1.52%) Open Source
4 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.52%) AS400
4 1 (1.52%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (84.85%) Linux
2 53 (80.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (40.91%) Windows
4 21 (31.82%) UNIX
5 9 (13.64%) Solaris
6 6 (9.09%) AIX
6 6 (9.09%) CentOS
6 6 (9.09%) SUSE
7 2 (3.03%) Debian
7 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.03%) HPUX
8 1 (1.52%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.52%) VMS
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.52%) Gentoo
8 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.61%) ERP
4 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.61%) Web Development
5 6 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (9.09%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Data Security
6 4 (6.06%) Migration
7 3 (4.55%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.03%) OO
8 2 (3.03%) E-business
8 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.03%) Market Research
9 1 (1.52%) High Availability
9 1 (1.52%) Change Control
9 1 (1.52%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.52%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.52%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) Java
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) RHCE
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.55%) OCP
3 3 (4.55%) RHCA
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.52%) MCITP
5 1 (1.52%) MCSE
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (25.76%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
3 4 (6.06%) vSphere
4 1 (1.52%) KVM
4 1 (1.52%) RHEV
4 1 (1.52%) XenServer
4 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.52%) NFS
4 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.52%) Samba
4 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Nagios
2 8 (12.12%) SCOM
2 8 (12.12%) Puppet
3 7 (10.61%) Tivoli
4 6 (9.09%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (7.58%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.06%) WSUS
6 4 (6.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (4.55%) Opsview
7 3 (4.55%) SCCM
8 1 (1.52%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.52%) collectd
8 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 37 (56.06%) Oracle
2 22 (33.33%) IBM
3 17 (25.76%) HP
4 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.64%) Sun
5 9 (13.64%) VMware
6 8 (12.12%) SAP
7 6 (9.09%) Dell
7 6 (9.09%) Citrix
8 5 (7.58%) EMC
9 4 (6.06%) NetApp
9 4 (6.06%) Symantec
10 2 (3.03%) Splunk
10 2 (3.03%) Nokia
10 2 (3.03%) JBoss
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco
11 1 (1.52%) Veritas
11 1 (1.52%) JD Edwards
11 1 (1.52%) webMethods
11 1 (1.52%) Software AG
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