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 26 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 96 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.23% 1.18% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 2.51% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 12
Average daily rate
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£358 £438 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.28% +33.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £400 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £501 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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
1318 1355 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.67% 47.02% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 690 484
Average daily rate £400 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £200 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 96 117
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.46
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.20%

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 26 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 26 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 +12 20 £325 -18.75% 7
Hertfordshire -6 8 £375 -21.05% 3
Essex +10 4 £575 +15.00%
Suffolk - - - - 1
Red Hat
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (42.59%) VMware
4 20 (37.04%) Windows
5 18 (33.33%) Oracle
6 16 (29.63%) DNS
6 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
8 14 (25.93%) HP
8 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
9 13 (24.07%) Debian
10 12 (22.22%) LDAP
11 11 (20.37%) IIS
11 11 (20.37%) vSphere
12 10 (18.52%) Web Services
12 10 (18.52%) DHCP
13 9 (16.67%) Cisco
13 9 (16.67%) Citrix
13 9 (16.67%) SAN
13 9 (16.67%) SOAP
13 9 (16.67%) UNIX
13 9 (16.67%) CentOS
13 9 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
13 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
14 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (14.81%) Python
14 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 26 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 11 (20.37%) IIS
2 6 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (7.41%) Lync
3 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.70%) Zope
4 2 (3.70%) Plone
5 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.85%) Confluence
5 1 (1.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.70%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (3.70%) IaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.70%) PaaS
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) DNS
2 12 (22.22%) LDAP
3 10 (18.52%) DHCP
4 9 (16.67%) SAN
5 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
6 3 (5.56%) SSH
6 3 (5.56%) BIG-IP
6 3 (5.56%) LAN
6 3 (5.56%) WAN
6 3 (5.56%) iSCSI
6 3 (5.56%) NetScaler
7 2 (3.70%) NAS
7 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.70%) HTTP
7 2 (3.70%) Internet
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.11%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) JIRA
2 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.85%) Gerrit
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (20.37%) Administrator
2 11 (20.37%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Customer Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Customer Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (12.96%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) OSS Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Cloud Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) OSS Support Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) UI Programmer
9 2 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 9 (16.67%) SOAP
3 7 (12.96%) REST
4 6 (11.11%) RESTful
4 6 (11.11%) Apache CXF
5 5 (9.26%) jQuery
5 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.41%) HTML
6 4 (7.41%) CSS
6 4 (7.41%) XML
6 4 (7.41%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.70%) OSGi
7 2 (3.70%) JPA
7 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 2 (3.70%) WSDL
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) Replication
2 3 (5.56%) Online Games
2 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Linux
2 37 (68.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (37.04%) Windows
4 13 (24.07%) Debian
5 9 (16.67%) UNIX
5 9 (16.67%) CentOS
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (9.26%) VMS
9 4 (7.41%) Solaris
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (3.70%) AIX
11 1 (1.85%) Fedora
11 1 (1.85%) SUSE
11 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.96%) Project Management
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (7.41%) UML
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) Workflow
5 3 (5.56%) Web Design
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.70%) Web Application Development
6 2 (3.70%) High Availability
6 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (1.85%) Operations Management
7 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (14.81%) Python
3 7 (12.96%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
5 5 (9.26%) SQL
5 5 (9.26%) Bash Shell
6 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.56%) Korn
7 3 (5.56%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.56%) Bourne shell
7 3 (5.56%) C-shell
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (7.41%) MCSE
2 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) LPIC
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (20.37%) vSphere
4 6 (11.11%) XenApp
4 6 (11.11%) Terminal Server
5 5 (9.26%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
6 4 (7.41%) vCloud
6 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (7.41%) XenDesktop
6 4 (7.41%) NFS
7 3 (5.56%) Docker
8 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (9.26%) OpenAM
3 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 3 (5.56%) SCOM
4 2 (3.70%) Vagrant
4 2 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 23 (42.59%) VMware
2 18 (33.33%) Oracle
3 14 (25.93%) HP
3 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.67%) Cisco
4 9 (16.67%) Citrix
5 6 (11.11%) NetApp
6 5 (9.26%) ForgeRock
7 4 (7.41%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.41%) Sun
7 4 (7.41%) Dell
7 4 (7.41%) Brocade
8 3 (5.56%) EMC
8 3 (5.56%) IBM
9 2 (3.70%) Tealeaf
9 2 (3.70%) BMC
10 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.85%) Nokia
10 1 (1.85%) SAP
10 1 (1.85%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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