The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Spacewalk skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Spacewalk over the 3 months to 1 April 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 577 570 507
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -63
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.021%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.15% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£463 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Systems Management Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
3948 3724 2860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.81% 7.55% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2146 1659
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 170 170
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

Red Hat Spacewalk
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Red Hat Spacewalk Jobs Demand Trend in England

Red Hat Spacewalk
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk across the England region.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Trend in England

Red Hat Spacewalk
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 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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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
London +9 6 £463 -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
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Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk.

1 20 (95.24%) Linux
1 20 (95.24%) Puppet
2 19 (90.48%) VMware
3 17 (80.95%) Ruby
3 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (61.90%) CentOS
4 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
4 13 (61.90%) Apache
4 13 (61.90%) Python
5 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (52.38%) Cobbler
7 8 (38.10%) UNIX
7 8 (38.10%) Nagios
7 8 (38.10%) DevOps
8 7 (33.33%) Icinga
8 7 (33.33%) FreeIPA
8 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
8 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 7 (33.33%) DNS
8 7 (33.33%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (28.57%) Kanban
9 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
9 6 (28.57%) vSphere

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (61.90%) Apache
2 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (19.05%) iSCSI
3 4 (19.05%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (14.29%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) DHCP
5 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (23.81%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) LAMP
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Online Games
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) CentOS
3 11 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (38.10%) UNIX
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
6 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) DevOps
3 7 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (28.57%) Kanban
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (23.81%) Performance Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
6 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Workflow
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Ruby
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 6 (28.57%) vSphere
2 6 (28.57%) NFS
3 4 (19.05%) Xen
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Samba
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (95.24%) Puppet
2 11 (52.38%) Cobbler
3 8 (38.10%) Nagios
4 7 (33.33%) Icinga
4 7 (33.33%) FreeIPA
4 7 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (28.57%) Ansible
5 6 (28.57%) SELinux
6 1 (4.76%) Opsview
6 1 (4.76%) Graphite
6 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
6 1 (4.76%) collectd
Vendors
1 19 (90.48%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) EMC
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) Akamai
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Reuters