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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 99 112 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 10 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.94% 0.44% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 0.96% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +72.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £278 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £410 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
1287 1038 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 50.33% 45.21% 46.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 737 541 535
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £146 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 117 133
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.04 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -4 10 £383 +53.00% 4
Suffolk - 6 £450 - 1
Essex +7 5 £350 - 2
Hertfordshire +6 3 £510 - 1
Bedfordshire - - - -
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England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 28 (82.35%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) VMware
4 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 11 (32.35%) HP
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) SOAP
7 9 (26.47%) CentOS
8 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
8 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 7 (20.59%) Citrix
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) REST
10 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (17.65%) vSphere
10 6 (17.65%) RESTful
10 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
10 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (17.65%) Apache CXF
10 6 (17.65%) Web Services
10 6 (17.65%) MySQL
10 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
10 6 (17.65%) Cisco
10 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Lync
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) NetWeaver
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) IaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon SQS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 3 (8.82%) BIG-IP
3 3 (8.82%) iSCSI
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.82%) LDAP
3 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) MPLS
5 1 (2.94%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.94%) LAN
5 1 (2.94%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) JIRA
1 3 (8.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 8 (23.53%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Administrator
2 7 (20.59%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Java Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) OSS Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) OSS Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Programmer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) SOAP
2 7 (20.59%) REST
3 6 (17.65%) RESTful
3 6 (17.65%) Apache CXF
3 6 (17.65%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) CSS
4 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (11.76%) XML
5 4 (11.76%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (5.88%) Apache Camel
6 2 (5.88%) JPA
6 2 (5.88%) OSGi
6 2 (5.88%) WSDL
6 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
6 2 (5.88%) JSON
6 2 (5.88%) Spring
7 1 (2.94%) SAP Basis
7 1 (2.94%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Clustering
2 3 (8.82%) Online Games
2 3 (8.82%) Replication
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Handset
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (82.35%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
4 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (26.47%) CentOS
6 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (14.71%) Debian
8 5 (14.71%) VMS
9 4 (11.76%) UNIX
10 2 (5.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.94%) Solaris
11 1 (2.94%) Android
11 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) UML
2 3 (8.82%) Web Design
2 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (8.82%) Workflow
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.82%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.82%) DevOps
3 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
3 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (8.82%) MCITP
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.88%) CCNA
3 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (17.65%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (8.82%) NFS
5 3 (8.82%) vCloud
5 3 (8.82%) Docker
6 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) OpenAM
2 4 (11.76%) Puppet
2 4 (11.76%) NSN NetAct
3 3 (8.82%) SCOM
4 2 (5.88%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.94%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) VMware
2 11 (32.35%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) Citrix
6 6 (17.65%) 3PAR
6 6 (17.65%) Cisco
7 5 (14.71%) Dell
7 5 (14.71%) ForgeRock
8 4 (11.76%) Brocade
9 3 (8.82%) NetApp
10 2 (5.88%) F5
10 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.94%) BT
11 1 (2.94%) Nokia
11 1 (2.94%) Symantec
11 1 (2.94%) Sophos
11 1 (2.94%) IBM
11 1 (2.94%) SAP
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