The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East of England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 118 74 113
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +39
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 48 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.82% 2.01% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 4.30% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 6
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.67% -36.26%
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1347 1115 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.04% 46.69% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 497 649
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 124 135
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -4 22 £400 +21.21% 1
Bedfordshire -18 1 - -
Hertfordshire -21 1 £313 -11.97% 4
Essex - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 52 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (56.92%) Oracle
4 27 (41.54%) Windows
5 21 (32.31%) IBM
6 20 (30.77%) UNIX
7 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
7 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
8 16 (24.62%) HP
8 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
8 16 (24.62%) ITIL
8 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
9 15 (23.08%) SQL
9 15 (23.08%) Finance
10 12 (18.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
11 10 (15.38%) DNS
11 10 (15.38%) DHCP
11 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
12 9 (13.85%) SCOM
12 9 (13.85%) MySQL
12 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
12 9 (13.85%) IIS
12 9 (13.85%) Solaris
12 9 (13.85%) Apache
12 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
12 9 (13.85%) Sun
12 9 (13.85%) RHCE
12 9 (13.85%) VMware
13 8 (12.31%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 12 (18.46%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.85%) WebLogic
2 9 (13.85%) IIS
2 9 (13.85%) Apache
2 9 (13.85%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle Service Bus
4 6 (9.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 6 (9.23%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (7.69%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) CloudStack
6 1 (1.54%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
6 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.54%) iPlanet
6 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (12.31%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.08%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.54%) Magento
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.08%) IBM SmartCloud
3 1 (1.54%) PaaS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
1 10 (15.38%) DHCP
2 6 (9.23%) HTTP
3 3 (4.62%) NAS
3 3 (4.62%) LDAP
3 3 (4.62%) SAN
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
4 2 (3.08%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.54%) InfiniBand
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.15%) Oracle Database
2 16 (24.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.85%) MySQL
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (10.77%) Oracle ODI
6 6 (9.23%) DB2
7 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) VisualVM
1 2 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.54%) Mercurial
2 1 (1.54%) Bazaar
2 1 (1.54%) Subversion
2 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Retail
3 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (16.92%) Administrator
3 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Technical Architect
4 8 (12.31%) Consultant
4 8 (12.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (12.31%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (9.23%) Services Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Service Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Delivery Project Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Services Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 5 (7.69%) OSS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) SQLAlchemy
2 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.54%) jQuery
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) COM+
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) PKI
2 4 (6.15%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) DataPower
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Open Source
4 1 (1.54%) Statistics
4 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
4 1 (1.54%) AS400
4 1 (1.54%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 52 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (41.54%) Windows
4 20 (30.77%) UNIX
5 9 (13.85%) Solaris
6 6 (9.23%) SUSE
6 6 (9.23%) AIX
6 6 (9.23%) CentOS
7 2 (3.08%) Debian
7 2 (3.08%) HPUX
7 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.54%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.54%) VMS
8 1 (1.54%) Gentoo
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.62%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (12.31%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.77%) Web Development
4 7 (10.77%) ERP
4 7 (10.77%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.23%) Project Management
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) Migration
7 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Data Security
8 2 (3.08%) E-business
8 2 (3.08%) OO
8 2 (3.08%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.54%) Market Research
9 1 (1.54%) Change Control
9 1 (1.54%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.54%) DevOps
9 1 (1.54%) High Availability
9 1 (1.54%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 6 (9.23%) Perl
3 4 (6.15%) Java
4 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.08%) PHP
5 2 (3.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.54%) Python
6 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.54%) C
6 1 (1.54%) C++
6 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) RHCE
2 4 (6.15%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (4.62%) RHCA
3 3 (4.62%) OCP
4 2 (3.08%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) MCITP
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (6.15%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) vSphere
3 4 (6.15%) XenApp
4 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) XenServer
4 1 (1.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.54%) RHEV
4 1 (1.54%) KVM
4 1 (1.54%) Xen
4 1 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (18.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (13.85%) SCOM
3 7 (10.77%) Puppet
3 7 (10.77%) Tivoli
3 7 (10.77%) Nagios
4 6 (9.23%) NSN NetAct
5 5 (7.69%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (6.15%) Backup Exec
6 4 (6.15%) WSUS
6 4 (6.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (4.62%) Opsview
7 3 (4.62%) SCCM
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.54%) Cobbler
8 1 (1.54%) collectd
8 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 37 (56.92%) Oracle
2 21 (32.31%) IBM
3 16 (24.62%) HP
3 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (13.85%) Sun
4 9 (13.85%) VMware
5 8 (12.31%) SAP
6 6 (9.23%) Citrix
6 6 (9.23%) Dell
7 5 (7.69%) EMC
8 4 (6.15%) Symantec
8 4 (6.15%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Nokia
9 2 (3.08%) JBoss
9 2 (3.08%) Splunk
10 1 (1.54%) Percona
10 1 (1.54%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.54%) Akamai
10 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.54%) Veritas