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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 133 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.36% 1.28% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 2.77% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £303 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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
1417 1121 1410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.16% 46.34% 46.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 863 527 656
Average daily rate £340 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 153 135
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £42.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -5 5 £300 -20.00% 2
Essex -20 1 - -
Hertfordshire -36 1 - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 30 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (44.44%) Oracle
4 15 (41.67%) HP
5 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
6 12 (33.33%) DNS
6 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
7 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
7 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 9 (25.00%) Puppet
9 8 (22.22%) IBM
9 8 (22.22%) Nagios
9 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
11 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
12 5 (13.89%) EMC
12 5 (13.89%) Cisco
12 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (13.89%) vSphere
12 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (13.89%) SCOM
12 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 4 (11.11%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
1 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
3 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.78%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) DNS
2 11 (30.56%) DHCP
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (2.78%) InfiniBand
6 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (27.78%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (25.00%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Support Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Wintel Support
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.78%) Senior UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.78%) Pyramid
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.78%) Windows SharePoint Services
2 1 (2.78%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (5.56%) Statistics
3 2 (5.56%) Replication
3 2 (5.56%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.78%) Handset
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 35 (97.22%) Linux
2 30 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (33.33%) Windows
4 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.11%) UNIX
7 3 (8.33%) Debian
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.56%) CentOS
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Gentoo
9 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.78%) Android
9 1 (2.78%) HPUX
9 1 (2.78%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Data Security
3 3 (8.33%) ERP
3 3 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.56%) Market Research
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.78%) E-business
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Web Development
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBA
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
4 1 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (11.11%) MCITP
2 4 (11.11%) MCSE
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (11.11%) RHCE
3 2 (5.56%) RHCA
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.56%) OCP
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.89%) vSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.56%) XenApp
5 2 (5.56%) NFS
5 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.78%) vCloud
6 1 (2.78%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) Puppet
2 8 (22.22%) Nagios
3 6 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
4 5 (13.89%) SCOM
5 3 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (5.56%) WSUS
6 2 (5.56%) SCCM
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.78%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle
2 15 (41.67%) HP
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 8 (22.22%) IBM
5 5 (13.89%) Cisco
5 5 (13.89%) EMC
6 4 (11.11%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) Symantec
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) SAP
7 3 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (5.56%) Nokia
8 2 (5.56%) 3PAR
8 2 (5.56%) F5
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas
9 1 (2.78%) Sophos