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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 108 112 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -38
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 36 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 0.82% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.51% 1.87% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 18
Average daily rate
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£380 £400 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+51.48% -5.85%
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
1433 1336 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.32% 43.66% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 822 732 490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £186 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 149 121
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.12 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.22% +6.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £11.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.18 £37.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -11 19 £356 -10.93% 12
Suffolk - 7 £500 -
Essex - 5 £406 -
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 - - 2
Red Hat
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 70 (85.37%) Linux
2 48 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (31.71%) VMware
4 23 (28.05%) Windows
5 22 (26.83%) UNIX
5 22 (26.83%) Debian
6 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
7 18 (21.95%) Oracle
7 18 (21.95%) DNS
7 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
8 17 (20.73%) DevOps
9 16 (19.51%) ITIL
9 16 (19.51%) Web Services
9 16 (19.51%) Tomcat
9 16 (19.51%) Python
10 15 (18.29%) Apache
10 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (17.07%) vSphere
11 14 (17.07%) DHCP
11 14 (17.07%) HP
11 14 (17.07%) Cisco
11 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.07%) IIS
12 12 (14.63%) MySQL
13 10 (12.20%) LDAP
13 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
13 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
13 10 (12.20%) Puppet

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (19.51%) Tomcat
2 15 (18.29%) Apache
3 14 (17.07%) IIS
4 7 (8.54%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.54%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.54%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (6.10%) Zope
5 5 (6.10%) Plone
6 4 (4.88%) WebLogic
7 3 (3.66%) JBoss
7 3 (3.66%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.44%) GlassFish
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.22%) Confluence
9 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.44%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) DNS
2 14 (17.07%) DHCP
3 10 (12.20%) LDAP
4 9 (10.98%) SAN
4 9 (10.98%) Firewall
5 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.54%) LAN
5 7 (8.54%) WAN
6 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.66%) SSH
7 3 (3.66%) Internet
8 2 (2.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (2.44%) SMTP
8 2 (2.44%) NAS
9 1 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.22%) VLAN
9 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.63%) MySQL
3 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.10%) JIRA
3 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
2 2 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Linux Engineer
2 22 (26.83%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (25.61%) Administrator
4 17 (20.73%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) Architect
7 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Linux Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.32%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (6.10%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Linux Support
9 5 (6.10%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Java Architect
10 4 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) Web Services
2 5 (6.10%) XML
2 5 (6.10%) SOAP
2 5 (6.10%) Apache CXF
2 5 (6.10%) RESTful
3 4 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.88%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (4.88%) jQuery
4 3 (3.66%) Middleware
5 2 (2.44%) .NET
5 2 (2.44%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) J2EE
6 1 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) CLARiiON
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Statistics
4 3 (3.66%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.66%) PKI
5 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (85.37%) Linux
2 48 (58.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (28.05%) Windows
4 22 (26.83%) UNIX
4 22 (26.83%) Debian
5 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (8.54%) Solaris
6 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (4.88%) CentOS
7 4 (4.88%) Fedora
8 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.44%) AIX
8 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.22%) HPUX
9 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.73%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) ITIL
3 10 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (10.98%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.76%) Project Management
6 7 (8.54%) Change Management
6 7 (8.54%) Data Security
6 7 (8.54%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.10%) UML
8 4 (4.88%) Migration
8 4 (4.88%) Web Design
9 3 (3.66%) Market Research
9 3 (3.66%) Open Source
9 3 (3.66%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.44%) High Availability
10 2 (2.44%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) Python
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
3 9 (10.98%) Perl
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.10%) Java
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby
6 3 (3.66%) Korn
6 3 (3.66%) Bourne shell
6 3 (3.66%) C-shell
7 1 (1.22%) VBScript
7 1 (1.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (7.32%) RHCE
1 6 (7.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (6.10%) CCNA
2 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.88%) RHCA
3 4 (4.88%) LPIC
4 2 (2.44%) MCSE
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) vSphere
3 10 (12.20%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.54%) Terminal Server
5 6 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.88%) Docker
8 2 (2.44%) vCloud
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.44%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.44%) XenApp
9 1 (1.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Puppet
2 6 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.88%) OpenAM
3 4 (4.88%) NSN NetAct
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.22%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (1.22%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (31.71%) VMware
2 18 (21.95%) Oracle
3 14 (17.07%) Cisco
3 14 (17.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.07%) HP
4 9 (10.98%) EMC
5 8 (9.76%) NetApp
6 7 (8.54%) Dell
7 6 (7.32%) IBM
8 5 (6.10%) Sun
8 5 (6.10%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.10%) F5
9 4 (4.88%) ForgeRock
9 4 (4.88%) Dell Compellent
9 4 (4.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.44%) Tealeaf
10 2 (2.44%) Citrix
10 2 (2.44%) BMC
11 1 (1.22%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.22%) Imperva