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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 110 130 79
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -51
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.02% 0.54% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.29% 1.23% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 17
Average daily rate
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£500 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £283 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +35.00%
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
1396 1386 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.70% 44.04% 46.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 786 490
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 143 117
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +12.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Suffolk - 8 £500 -
Cambridgeshire -13 7 £283 -29.37% 9
Essex - 6 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £443 - 3
Norfolk - 3 £650 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £500 -
Red Hat
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 73 (85.88%) Linux
2 46 (54.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (30.59%) UNIX
3 26 (30.59%) VMware
4 24 (28.24%) Windows
5 21 (24.71%) Debian
6 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 19 (22.35%) Python
7 19 (22.35%) DNS
8 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
8 18 (21.18%) DevOps
9 17 (20.00%) Web Services
10 16 (18.82%) Oracle
10 16 (18.82%) Tomcat
10 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
11 15 (17.65%) vSphere
11 15 (17.65%) Cisco
11 15 (17.65%) HP
11 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 15 (17.65%) ITIL
11 15 (17.65%) Apache
12 13 (15.29%) IIS
12 13 (15.29%) Perl
12 13 (15.29%) DHCP
13 12 (14.12%) MySQL
14 11 (12.94%) LDAP
14 11 (12.94%) EMC
14 11 (12.94%) Puppet
15 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
15 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (18.82%) Tomcat
2 15 (17.65%) Apache
3 13 (15.29%) IIS
4 7 (8.24%) MS Exchange
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.06%) SharePoint
5 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.88%) Zope
6 5 (5.88%) Plone
7 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.53%) JBoss
8 3 (3.53%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.35%) GlassFish
9 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.18%) Confluence
10 1 (1.18%) Node.js
10 1 (1.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.71%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.53%) Office 365
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) DNS
2 13 (15.29%) DHCP
3 11 (12.94%) LDAP
4 10 (11.76%) Firewall
5 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
6 8 (9.41%) LAN
6 8 (9.41%) WAN
6 8 (9.41%) SAN
7 7 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (5.88%) SSH
9 3 (3.53%) Internet
10 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.35%) SMTP
11 1 (1.18%) HTTP
11 1 (1.18%) VLAN
11 1 (1.18%) NAS
11 1 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (1.18%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
General
1 8 (9.41%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.35%) Retail
3 1 (1.18%) Advertising
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (29.41%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Administrator
3 20 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 18 (21.18%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (14.12%) Consultant
6 10 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.41%) UNIX Administrator
7 8 (9.41%) Linux Consultant
7 8 (9.41%) Architect
8 7 (8.24%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 6 (7.06%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
10 5 (5.88%) Analyst
10 5 (5.88%) Technical Architect
10 5 (5.88%) Linux Support
10 5 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Applications Support Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Java Technical Architect
11 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (5.88%) XML
2 5 (5.88%) Middleware
2 5 (5.88%) SOAP
2 5 (5.88%) Apache CXF
2 5 (5.88%) RESTful
3 4 (4.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (4.71%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (4.71%) jQuery
4 2 (2.35%) .NET
4 2 (2.35%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) Sensu
5 1 (1.18%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.06%) CLARiiON
1 6 (7.06%) Clustering
2 5 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.71%) Statistics
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 73 (85.88%) Linux
2 46 (54.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (30.59%) UNIX
4 24 (28.24%) Windows
5 21 (24.71%) Debian
6 9 (10.59%) Solaris
7 7 (8.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (7.06%) CentOS
9 4 (4.71%) Fedora
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
11 2 (2.35%) HPUX
11 2 (2.35%) zOS
11 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.18%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) DevOps
2 15 (17.65%) ITIL
3 10 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 10 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (8.24%) Data Security
4 7 (8.24%) Load Balancing
4 7 (8.24%) Project Management
4 7 (8.24%) Change Management
5 6 (7.06%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (5.88%) UML
6 5 (5.88%) Migration
7 4 (4.71%) Web Design
8 3 (3.53%) Operations Management
8 3 (3.53%) Market Research
8 3 (3.53%) Open Source
9 2 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (2.35%) High Availability
9 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.35%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) Python
2 13 (15.29%) Perl
3 10 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.59%) PowerShell
4 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
4 9 (10.59%) SQL
5 5 (5.88%) Java
5 5 (5.88%) Bourne shell
5 5 (5.88%) C-shell
5 5 (5.88%) Ruby
6 4 (4.71%) Korn
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.18%) PHP
7 1 (1.18%) VBScript
7 1 (1.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) RHCE
1 6 (7.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (5.88%) CCNA
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.71%) RHCA
3 4 (4.71%) LPIC
4 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.35%) MCSE
6 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.65%) vSphere
3 10 (11.76%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.06%) Terminal Server
5 5 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (4.71%) Docker
7 3 (3.53%) XenApp
8 2 (2.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (2.35%) vCloud
9 1 (1.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) Puppet
2 6 (7.06%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.88%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.71%) OpenAM
5 3 (3.53%) Ansible
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.35%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.18%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.18%) logstash
7 1 (1.18%) Graphite
7 1 (1.18%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (30.59%) VMware
2 16 (18.82%) Oracle
3 15 (17.65%) Cisco
3 15 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (17.65%) HP
4 11 (12.94%) EMC
5 7 (8.24%) Dell
5 7 (8.24%) Sun
6 6 (7.06%) IBM
6 6 (7.06%) NetApp
7 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.88%) 3PAR
7 5 (5.88%) F5
8 4 (4.71%) ForgeRock
8 4 (4.71%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
10 2 (2.35%) BMC
11 1 (1.18%) Symantec
11 1 (1.18%) Veritas
11 1 (1.18%) Brocade