The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 18 September 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.

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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 146 148 171
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 788 727 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.53% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 3.29% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 456 365
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.26% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £19.40 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.20 £38.00 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
Red Hat
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23857 22072 24564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.71% 46.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13819 12687 12854
Average daily rate £400 £388 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1091 1012 1248
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £40.57 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in England

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in England

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in England

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Red Hat
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 18 September 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 -23 357 £425 +8.97% 91
South East -2 140 £384 -4.06% 32
North West +27 81 £350 +16.66% 13
Yorkshire +23 63 £250 -13.04% 18
South West 0 45 £400 +18.51% 10
West Midlands +25 42 £325 -25.71% 5
East Midlands +31 34 £400 +33.33% 6
North East -18 23 £245 -30.00% 1
East of England -57 15 £400 +10.34% 9
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1294 (89.43%) Linux
2 918 (63.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 561 (38.77%) UNIX
4 438 (30.27%) Oracle
5 411 (28.40%) Windows
6 360 (24.88%) VMware
7 353 (24.40%) Perl
8 319 (22.05%) Apache
9 313 (21.63%) Puppet
10 278 (19.21%) Java
11 271 (18.73%) SQL
12 266 (18.38%) Solaris
13 258 (17.83%) CentOS
14 255 (17.62%) Python
15 232 (16.03%) Finance
16 230 (15.89%) PHP
17 223 (15.41%) DevOps
18 220 (15.20%) MySQL
19 217 (15.00%) Banking
20 212 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 210 (14.51%) Bash Shell
22 199 (13.75%) SAN
23 195 (13.48%) Shell Script
24 188 (12.99%) HP
25 186 (12.85%) Microsoft
26 185 (12.79%) Tomcat
27 183 (12.65%) Web Services
28 181 (12.51%) Firewall
29 178 (12.30%) DNS
30 166 (11.47%) Security Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 319 (22.05%) Apache
2 185 (12.79%) Tomcat
3 138 (9.54%) WebLogic
4 123 (8.50%) WebSphere
5 89 (6.15%) IIS
6 63 (4.35%) nginx
7 45 (3.11%) SharePoint
8 40 (2.76%) OpenStack
9 35 (2.42%) MS Exchange
10 34 (2.35%) Confluence
11 30 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (1.87%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (1.52%) IBM HTTP Server
13 22 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (1.31%) Drupal
15 17 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
16 15 (1.04%) CMS
17 12 (0.83%) MediaWiki
17 12 (0.83%) Moodle
18 11 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 62 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.69%) MS Project
2 10 (0.69%) MS Office
2 10 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) SPSS
5 1 (0.069%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.83%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.55%) Maximo
5 6 (0.41%) SAP ERP
5 6 (0.41%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.41%) Magento
5 6 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.21%) Shopify
6 3 (0.21%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.21%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.21%) RMDS
6 3 (0.21%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.21%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 146 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
3 61 (4.22%) Amazon S3
4 35 (2.42%) SaaS
5 24 (1.66%) PaaS
6 22 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
7 21 (1.45%) IaaS
8 20 (1.38%) Amazon ELB
8 20 (1.38%) Route 53
9 15 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.83%) Office 365
11 5 (0.35%) Joyent
12 4 (0.28%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 199 (13.75%) SAN
2 181 (12.51%) Firewall
3 178 (12.30%) DNS
4 129 (8.91%) LDAP
5 106 (7.33%) TCP/IP
6 80 (5.53%) DHCP
7 71 (4.91%) WAN
8 64 (4.42%) LAN
9 63 (4.35%) HTTP
10 56 (3.87%) NAS
11 55 (3.80%) Internet
12 52 (3.59%) SSL
12 52 (3.59%) VPN
13 39 (2.70%) SSH
14 38 (2.63%) Multicast
15 31 (2.14%) Network Security
16 27 (1.87%) OpenLDAP
17 26 (1.80%) FTP
18 22 (1.52%) Kerberos
19 19 (1.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (15.20%) MySQL
2 166 (11.47%) Oracle Database
3 103 (7.12%) SQL Server
4 73 (5.04%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (4.70%) Relational Database
6 62 (4.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 44 (3.04%) Oracle Database 10g
8 39 (2.70%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.56%) RDBMS
10 34 (2.35%) NoSQL
11 33 (2.28%) DB2
12 32 (2.21%) Sybase ASE
13 30 (2.07%) Big Data
14 25 (1.73%) Redis
15 24 (1.66%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
16 20 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
17 19 (1.31%) Oracle Exadata
17 19 (1.31%) Amazon RDS
18 18 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 130 (8.98%) Jenkins
2 94 (6.50%) Subversion
2 94 (6.50%) Git (software)
3 70 (4.84%) Hudson
4 51 (3.52%) Maven
5 44 (3.04%) JIRA
6 19 (1.31%) JMeter
7 14 (0.97%) JUnit
8 12 (0.83%) Eclipse
9 11 (0.76%) RSpec
10 10 (0.69%) Artifactory
10 10 (0.69%) Mercurial
10 10 (0.69%) Ant
11 8 (0.55%) Oracle Forms
11 8 (0.55%) Cucumber
12 7 (0.48%) Gradle
13 5 (0.35%) Visual Studio
14 4 (0.28%) Selenium
14 4 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 3 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 232 (16.03%) Finance
2 217 (15.00%) Banking
3 82 (5.67%) Investment Banking
4 37 (2.56%) Telecoms
5 34 (2.35%) Retail
6 27 (1.87%) Front Office
7 17 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 13 (0.90%) Marketing
9 10 (0.69%) Advertising
9 10 (0.69%) Games
9 10 (0.69%) Electronics
10 7 (0.48%) Billing
11 6 (0.41%) Legal
12 3 (0.21%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.21%) French Language
12 3 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.14%) Publishing
13 2 (0.14%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 244 (16.86%) Administrator
2 184 (12.72%) Systems Administrator
3 145 (10.02%) Linux Administrator
4 132 (9.12%) Linux Engineer
5 130 (8.98%) Developer
6 120 (8.29%) Analyst
7 111 (7.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 105 (7.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 81 (5.60%) DBA
10 76 (5.25%) UNIX Administrator
11 73 (5.04%) Architect
12 69 (4.77%) Support Engineer
13 64 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 61 (4.22%) Consultant
14 61 (4.22%) UNIX Engineer
15 55 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
15 55 (3.80%) Support Analyst
16 54 (3.73%) Linux Support
17 53 (3.66%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 51 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (12.65%) Web Services
2 161 (11.13%) LAMP
3 125 (8.64%) Middleware
4 91 (6.29%) XML
5 51 (3.52%) WebSphere MQ
6 46 (3.18%) .NET
7 44 (3.04%) CSS
8 41 (2.83%) Java EE
8 41 (2.83%) jQuery
9 36 (2.49%) JSON
9 36 (2.49%) JMS
10 34 (2.35%) HTML
10 34 (2.35%) Spring
11 31 (2.14%) SOAP
12 28 (1.94%) Rendezvous
13 27 (1.87%) XSLT
14 22 (1.52%) Servlets
15 21 (1.45%) RabbitMQ
16 14 (0.97%) Regular Expression
16 14 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 162 (11.20%) Open Source
2 93 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (3.87%) Clustering
4 46 (3.18%) Replication
5 37 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (2.07%) Fixed Income
7 26 (1.80%) Wiki
8 23 (1.59%) Computer Science
9 20 (1.38%) Derivative
10 19 (1.31%) PKI
11 18 (1.24%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.17%) CLARiiON
12 17 (1.17%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
13 16 (1.11%) Mainframe
14 15 (1.04%) HACMP
15 13 (0.90%) Thin Client
15 13 (0.90%) Fat Client
15 13 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1294 (89.43%) Linux
2 918 (63.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 561 (38.77%) UNIX
4 411 (28.40%) Windows
5 266 (18.38%) Solaris
6 258 (17.83%) CentOS
7 137 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 128 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 116 (8.02%) Ubuntu
10 106 (7.33%) AIX
11 100 (6.91%) Debian
12 68 (4.70%) HPUX
13 56 (3.87%) SUSE
14 54 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
16 31 (2.14%) Windows XP
17 23 (1.59%) Windows 7
18 16 (1.11%) SELinux
19 15 (1.04%) Android
20 14 (0.97%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (15.41%) DevOps
2 162 (11.20%) ITIL
3 155 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 124 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
6 95 (6.57%) Migration
7 85 (5.87%) Change Management
8 75 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 72 (4.98%) Load Balancing
10 71 (4.91%) Performance Tuning
11 66 (4.56%) Scrum
12 62 (4.28%) OO
13 58 (4.01%) E-Commerce
14 54 (3.73%) Project Management
15 48 (3.32%) Service Management
16 46 (3.18%) SOA
17 45 (3.11%) Capacity Management
18 44 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
19 42 (2.90%) Performance Testing
20 41 (2.83%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 353 (24.40%) Perl
2 278 (19.21%) Java
3 271 (18.73%) SQL
4 255 (17.62%) Python
5 230 (15.89%) PHP
6 210 (14.51%) Bash Shell
7 195 (13.48%) Shell Script
8 163 (11.26%) Ruby
9 77 (5.32%) Korn
10 52 (3.59%) JavaScript
11 48 (3.32%) C
12 41 (2.83%) PL/SQL
13 34 (2.35%) PowerShell
14 26 (1.80%) VB
15 24 (1.66%) C++
15 24 (1.66%) Bourne shell
16 17 (1.17%) sed
16 17 (1.17%) PHP5
17 15 (1.04%) AWK
18 13 (0.90%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 166 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 122 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.80%) Degree
4 48 (3.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (3.04%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (2.63%) RHCE
7 37 (2.56%) CCNA
8 32 (2.21%) MCSE
9 26 (1.80%) DV Cleared
10 19 (1.31%) MCSA
11 18 (1.24%) CCNP
11 18 (1.24%) CISSP
12 14 (0.97%) MCITP
12 14 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (0.83%) JNCIA
13 12 (0.83%) MCP
13 12 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
14 10 (0.69%) OCP
14 10 (0.69%) BC Cleared
15 8 (0.55%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.76%) QA
2 32 (2.21%) SLA
3 15 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.069%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.069%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 212 (14.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 134 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 89 (6.15%) Oracle RAC
4 88 (6.08%) NFS
5 52 (3.59%) VMware ESX
6 44 (3.04%) Samba
6 44 (3.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 42 (2.90%) Oracle RMAN
8 39 (2.70%) vCloud
9 37 (2.56%) XenServer
10 36 (2.49%) Postfix
10 36 (2.49%) vSphere
11 22 (1.52%) Xen
12 21 (1.45%) RHEV
13 20 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (1.31%) Squid
15 18 (1.24%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 18 (1.24%) Sendmail
16 16 (1.11%) XenApp
16 16 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 313 (21.63%) Puppet
2 131 (9.05%) Opscode Chef
3 126 (8.71%) Nagios
4 56 (3.87%) NetBackup
5 52 (3.59%) Tivoli
6 49 (3.39%) ZABBIX
7 46 (3.18%) Cacti
8 39 (2.70%) Vagrant
8 39 (2.70%) Salt
9 33 (2.28%) Data Guard
10 28 (1.94%) YUM
11 24 (1.66%) Ansible
12 23 (1.59%) Control-M
13 22 (1.52%) SCCM
14 21 (1.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 21 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
15 19 (1.31%) SCOM
16 17 (1.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 15 (1.04%) OpenView
18 14 (0.97%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 438 (30.27%) Oracle
2 360 (24.88%) VMware
3 188 (12.99%) HP
4 186 (12.85%) Microsoft
5 162 (11.20%) IBM
6 121 (8.36%) EMC
7 101 (6.98%) Citrix
8 94 (6.50%) JBoss
9 91 (6.29%) Cisco
10 86 (5.94%) Sun
11 85 (5.87%) NetApp
12 68 (4.70%) Veritas
13 52 (3.59%) Sybase
14 41 (2.83%) TIBCO
15 33 (2.28%) SAP
16 28 (1.94%) BMC
16 28 (1.94%) Reuters
17 27 (1.87%) Symantec
17 27 (1.87%) Rackspace
18 25 (1.73%) MarketAxess
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