The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 109 119 87
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -32
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 21 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 0.65% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 1.41% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 8
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £482 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +33.33%
Red Hat
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1278 1205 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.20% 45.83% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 613 475
Average daily rate £400 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £169 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 94 128
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.28 £10.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.18 £42.25 £37.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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 +8 14 £340 -2.85% 8
Hertfordshire +2 3 £375 -23.46% 4
Essex +14 2 £575 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) VMware
4 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (30.00%) Oracle
5 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (27.50%) HP
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (25.00%) SAN
7 10 (25.00%) DNS
8 9 (22.50%) Citrix
8 9 (22.50%) SOAP
8 9 (22.50%) CentOS
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
9 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) Web Services
9 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) Java
10 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
10 7 (17.50%) Cisco
10 7 (17.50%) DHCP
10 7 (17.50%) vSphere
10 7 (17.50%) REST
11 6 (15.00%) XenApp
11 6 (15.00%) RESTful
11 6 (15.00%) Apache CXF

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.00%) Lync
3 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.50%) IIS
5 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Tridion
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.00%) PaaS
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
1 10 (25.00%) SAN
2 7 (17.50%) DHCP
3 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.00%) LDAP
5 3 (7.50%) LAN
5 3 (7.50%) WAN
5 3 (7.50%) Firewall
5 3 (7.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (7.50%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.00%) NAS
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.50%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) MPLS
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.00%) MySQL
3 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) JIRA
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (25.00%) Administrator
2 8 (20.00%) Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Customer Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Customer Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (17.50%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.50%) OSS Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UI Programmer
6 2 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.00%) OSS Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) SOAP
2 8 (20.00%) Web Services
3 7 (17.50%) REST
4 6 (15.00%) Apache CXF
4 6 (15.00%) RESTful
4 6 (15.00%) jQuery
5 5 (12.50%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 2 (5.00%) WSDL
7 2 (5.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.00%) Spring
7 2 (5.00%) .NET
7 2 (5.00%) Apache Camel
7 2 (5.00%) OSGi
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) JPA
8 1 (2.50%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) Online Games
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Handset
3 1 (2.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Linux
2 28 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (45.00%) Windows
4 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (22.50%) CentOS
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Debian
7 5 (12.50%) VMS
8 4 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (5.00%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.50%) AIX
10 1 (2.50%) Solaris
10 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (10.00%) UML
2 4 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.50%) Workflow
3 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (7.50%) Web Design
3 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (7.50%) DevOps
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
4 2 (5.00%) High Availability
4 2 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
5 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.50%) Project Management
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (12.50%) MCSE
2 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) VCP4
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) CCNA
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (17.50%) vSphere
4 6 (15.00%) XenApp
5 4 (10.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (7.50%) vCloud
6 3 (7.50%) Docker
6 3 (7.50%) NFS
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (12.50%) OpenAM
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
3 3 (7.50%) Puppet
4 2 (5.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) VMware
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (27.50%) HP
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 5 (12.50%) ForgeRock
6 5 (12.50%) NetApp
6 5 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 4 (10.00%) Brocade
7 4 (10.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) EMC
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia
8 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.50%) Symantec
8 1 (2.50%) Sophos
8 1 (2.50%) BT
8 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (2.50%) SAP
8 1 (2.50%) F5
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