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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 564 547 527
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.009% 0.016%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
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£463 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
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
4189 3352 2891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.45% 7.16% 6.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2646 2069 1550
Average daily rate £425 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 203
Average hourly rate £20.03 £21.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £12.43 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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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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 +27 15 £463 - 2
South East - - - -
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Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Puppet
3 20 (80.00%) VMware
4 18 (72.00%) CentOS
5 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (64.00%) Python
6 14 (56.00%) Ruby
6 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
6 14 (56.00%) Cobbler
7 13 (52.00%) DNS
8 12 (48.00%) Apache
9 11 (44.00%) Perl
9 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (40.00%) Nagios
11 9 (36.00%) Kanban
12 8 (32.00%) Online Games
12 8 (32.00%) Games
12 8 (32.00%) UNIX
12 8 (32.00%) NFS
12 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
13 7 (28.00%) LDAP
13 7 (28.00%) Workflow
13 7 (28.00%) ITIL
13 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
13 7 (28.00%) Subversion
14 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
14 6 (24.00%) Xen
14 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
14 6 (24.00%) MySQL

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) DNS
2 7 (28.00%) LDAP
3 6 (24.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.00%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (12.00%) FTP
7 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 2 (8.00%) VLAN
8 1 (4.00%) NAS
8 1 (4.00%) Firewall
8 1 (4.00%) SSH
8 1 (4.00%) HTTP
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) SMTP
8 1 (4.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (28.00%) Subversion
3 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (32.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) LAMP
2 3 (12.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Online Games
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) CentOS
3 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (32.00%) UNIX
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Kanban
3 7 (28.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Workflow
4 6 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (20.00%) DevOps
5 5 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
7 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
9 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) Python
2 14 (56.00%) Ruby
3 11 (44.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (24.00%) Java
6 3 (12.00%) PHP
6 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) RHCSA
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) NFS
3 6 (24.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) vSphere
3 6 (24.00%) Xen
4 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (16.00%) Samba
6 2 (8.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (8.00%) XenServer
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (4.00%) Postfix
7 1 (4.00%) Squid
7 1 (4.00%) Corosync
7 1 (4.00%) KVM
7 1 (4.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 21 (84.00%) Puppet
2 14 (56.00%) Cobbler
3 10 (40.00%) Nagios
4 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (20.00%) Ansible
6 4 (16.00%) SELinux
6 4 (16.00%) Opsview
6 4 (16.00%) Icinga
6 4 (16.00%) FreeIPA
7 2 (8.00%) SCCM
7 2 (8.00%) SCOM
8 1 (4.00%) Cacti
8 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) EMC
4 4 (16.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Veritas
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Sybase
6 1 (4.00%) Reuters