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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 83 94 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 46 40 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.66% 1.32% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 3.29% 2.77% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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
1400 1445 965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.65% 47.53% 43.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 712 429
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 94 133
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.95 £39.80 £37.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +22 31 £350 -12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -7 12 £375 -21.05% 5
Essex 0 3 £393 -21.50%
Red Hat
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 62 (88.57%) Linux
2 50 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (35.71%) VMware
4 22 (31.43%) Windows
5 20 (28.57%) Oracle
5 20 (28.57%) Debian
6 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
7 14 (20.00%) HP
7 14 (20.00%) DNS
7 14 (20.00%) IIS
7 14 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 14 (20.00%) Python
8 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (17.14%) LDAP
9 12 (17.14%) Apache
9 12 (17.14%) Web Services
10 11 (15.71%) UNIX
10 11 (15.71%) CentOS
10 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (14.29%) vSphere
11 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
12 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.86%) ITIL
12 9 (12.86%) MySQL
12 9 (12.86%) SAN
12 9 (12.86%) Cisco
12 9 (12.86%) DHCP
12 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (20.00%) IIS
1 14 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 12 (17.14%) Apache
3 7 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
5 5 (7.14%) Zope
5 5 (7.14%) Plone
6 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
6 4 (5.71%) Lync
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.86%) JBoss
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.86%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.43%) Confluence
8 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.43%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) IaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.86%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) DNS
2 12 (17.14%) LDAP
3 9 (12.86%) SAN
3 9 (12.86%) DHCP
4 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.29%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) LAN
5 3 (4.29%) WAN
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
5 3 (4.29%) SSH
6 2 (2.86%) BIG-IP
6 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.86%) HTTP
6 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.86%) NAS
6 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) MySQL
3 5 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.43%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 1 (1.43%) Gerrit
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (31.43%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (24.29%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (21.43%) Administrator
3 15 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (17.14%) Support Engineer
5 10 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.43%) Consultant
6 8 (11.43%) Customer Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Customer Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Linux Consultant
7 7 (10.00%) Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.14%) Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) Java Architect
10 3 (4.29%) OSS Engineer
10 3 (4.29%) UNIX Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Web Services
2 7 (10.00%) SOAP
3 5 (7.14%) RESTful
3 5 (7.14%) REST
3 5 (7.14%) Apache CXF
4 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) CSS
4 4 (5.71%) jQuery
4 4 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.29%) XML
5 3 (4.29%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (2.86%) Spring
6 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.86%) WSDL
6 2 (2.86%) .NET
6 2 (2.86%) JPA
6 2 (2.86%) JSON
6 2 (2.86%) OSGi
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) PKI
3 2 (2.86%) Replication
3 2 (2.86%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 62 (88.57%) Linux
2 50 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (31.43%) Windows
4 20 (28.57%) Debian
5 11 (15.71%) UNIX
5 11 (15.71%) CentOS
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.14%) VMS
8 4 (5.71%) Solaris
9 3 (4.29%) Fedora
10 2 (2.86%) AIX
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.43%) HPUX
11 1 (1.43%) SUSE
11 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
1 9 (12.86%) DevOps
2 8 (11.43%) Project Management
3 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.71%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (4.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.29%) UML
6 3 (4.29%) Workflow
7 2 (2.86%) Web Design
7 2 (2.86%) Migration
7 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.86%) Web Application Development
7 2 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.86%) High Availability
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.43%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.43%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) Python
2 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 7 (10.00%) SQL
5 6 (8.57%) Java
5 6 (8.57%) Perl
6 4 (5.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) Bourne shell
7 3 (4.29%) C-shell
7 3 (4.29%) Ruby
7 3 (4.29%) Korn
8 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) LPIC
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (18.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.29%) vSphere
4 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.00%) Terminal Server
6 6 (8.57%) XenApp
7 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
8 4 (5.71%) XenDesktop
9 3 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.29%) vCloud
9 3 (4.29%) NFS
10 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) NSN NetAct
2 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (7.14%) Puppet
3 4 (5.71%) OpenAM
4 2 (2.86%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.86%) SCOM
4 2 (2.86%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (35.71%) VMware
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 14 (20.00%) HP
4 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
5 9 (12.86%) Cisco
6 8 (11.43%) Citrix
7 5 (7.14%) IBM
7 5 (7.14%) Dell
7 5 (7.14%) NetApp
8 4 (5.71%) Sun
8 4 (5.71%) Brocade
8 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
8 4 (5.71%) ForgeRock
9 3 (4.29%) EMC
10 2 (2.86%) BMC
10 2 (2.86%) Tealeaf
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
11 1 (1.43%) SAP
11 1 (1.43%) Nokia
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