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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 129 78 115
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +37
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 1.93% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 4.17% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
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
1409 1104 1476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.53% 46.37% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 492 674
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £490 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 113 134
Average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -1 17 £400 +21.21% 3
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - - 2
Bedfordshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 49 (84.48%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (56.90%) Oracle
4 20 (34.48%) Windows
5 19 (32.76%) IBM
6 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
7 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 15 (25.86%) SQL
9 14 (24.14%) UNIX
10 13 (22.41%) ITIL
10 13 (22.41%) HP
10 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
11 12 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 11 (18.97%) Finance
12 11 (18.97%) DNS
12 11 (18.97%) DHCP
13 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (15.52%) Puppet
13 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
13 9 (15.52%) VMware
14 8 (13.79%) Nagios
14 8 (13.79%) Apache
14 8 (13.79%) MySQL
14 8 (13.79%) SAP
14 8 (13.79%) Solaris
14 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
15 7 (12.07%) SCOM
15 7 (12.07%) PKI
15 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (15.52%) WebLogic
2 8 (13.79%) Apache
2 8 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 7 (12.07%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.62%) IIS
6 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.72%) Magento
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.72%) IaaS
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.97%) DNS
1 11 (18.97%) DHCP
2 4 (6.90%) SAN
3 3 (5.17%) NAS
4 2 (3.45%) Firewall
4 2 (3.45%) LDAP
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.72%) InfiniBand
5 1 (1.72%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.79%) MySQL
4 7 (12.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.45%) DB2
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) VisualVM
2 1 (1.72%) Subversion
2 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (20.69%) Administrator
3 11 (18.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (18.97%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Architect
5 8 (13.79%) Technical Architect
5 8 (13.79%) Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) OSS Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Wintel Support
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.17%) Oracle Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Service Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Project Manager
9 2 (3.45%) Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.72%) jQuery
2 1 (1.72%) Pyramid
2 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.72%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (1.72%) COM+
2 1 (1.72%) SOAP
2 1 (1.72%) XML
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) PKI
2 4 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.45%) DataPower
3 2 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Clustering
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Linux
2 46 (79.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (34.48%) Windows
4 14 (24.14%) UNIX
5 8 (13.79%) Solaris
6 6 (10.34%) CentOS
7 2 (3.45%) SUSE
7 2 (3.45%) Debian
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 2 (3.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.72%) VMS
8 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.72%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (12.07%) ERP
4 6 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (6.90%) Migration
5 4 (6.90%) Data Security
5 4 (6.90%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.17%) Data Analysis
6 3 (5.17%) Web Development
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) E-business
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) OO
7 2 (3.45%) Market Research
7 2 (3.45%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.72%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.72%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.72%) Project Planning
8 1 (1.72%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) SQL
2 5 (8.62%) Perl
3 4 (6.90%) Java
4 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
6 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) Python
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) RHCE
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (5.17%) OCP
4 2 (3.45%) RHCA
5 1 (1.72%) MCITP
5 1 (1.72%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.72%) CCNA
5 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.62%) vSphere
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.90%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.90%) XenApp
3 4 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.72%) KVM
4 1 (1.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.72%) NFS
4 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (20.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (15.52%) Puppet
3 8 (13.79%) Nagios
4 7 (12.07%) SCOM
4 7 (12.07%) Tivoli
5 6 (10.34%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (8.62%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (6.90%) Backup Exec
7 4 (6.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (6.90%) WSUS
8 3 (5.17%) SCCM
9 2 (3.45%) Opsview
10 1 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Oracle
2 19 (32.76%) IBM
3 16 (27.59%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.41%) HP
5 9 (15.52%) VMware
6 8 (13.79%) SAP
7 6 (10.34%) EMC
8 4 (6.90%) NetApp
8 4 (6.90%) Symantec
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix
8 4 (6.90%) Sun
9 3 (5.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) Nokia
10 2 (3.45%) JBoss
10 2 (3.45%) Cisco
10 2 (3.45%) Splunk
11 1 (1.72%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.72%) F5
11 1 (1.72%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.72%) CommVault
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