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 24 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.

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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 164 182 135
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -47
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 690 592 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.37% 1.18% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 2.58% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 364 446
Average daily rate
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£413 £410 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £543 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £12.50 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £38.10 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
22947 22934 20258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.41% 45.61% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13292 13172 11100
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 996 1016 1130
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 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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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
London +19 319 £450 +1.12% 85
South East +13 113 £381 +5.17% 43
East of England +26 45 £350 -17.64% 7
East Midlands +42 43 £450 -5.26% 4
South West +1 42 £413 +13.01% 15
North West -37 42 £400 - 8
Yorkshire +5 38 £315 +12.00% 16
West Midlands -1 24 £413 +21.77% 3
North East -13 21 £300 -9.29% 2
Midlands - 1 £500 -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1259 (87.49%) Linux
2 903 (62.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 493 (34.26%) UNIX
4 476 (33.08%) Windows
5 463 (32.18%) Oracle
6 397 (27.59%) VMware
7 367 (25.50%) Puppet
8 318 (22.10%) Apache
9 306 (21.26%) Java
10 301 (20.92%) Perl
11 293 (20.36%) DevOps
12 271 (18.83%) Python
13 263 (18.28%) Solaris
14 255 (17.72%) MySQL
15 253 (17.58%) CentOS
16 234 (16.26%) Jenkins
17 231 (16.05%) Security Cleared
18 222 (15.43%) Bash Shell
19 220 (15.29%) SQL
20 212 (14.73%) HP
21 211 (14.66%) Firewall
22 210 (14.59%) Finance
23 205 (14.25%) Web Services
24 200 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
25 197 (13.69%) Configuration Management
26 192 (13.34%) SAN
27 191 (13.27%) DNS
28 184 (12.79%) Microsoft
28 184 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
29 177 (12.30%) Shell Script

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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
1 318 (22.10%) Apache
2 169 (11.74%) Tomcat
3 142 (9.87%) WebLogic
4 96 (6.67%) IIS
5 95 (6.60%) JBoss
6 85 (5.91%) Confluence
7 77 (5.35%) WebSphere
8 75 (5.21%) nginx
9 66 (4.59%) OpenStack
10 43 (2.99%) SharePoint
11 31 (2.15%) MS Exchange
12 20 (1.39%) MediaWiki
13 17 (1.18%) Node.js
13 17 (1.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (1.04%) Apache Solr
15 15 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 13 (0.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 12 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 50 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.81%) MS Office
3 5 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.35%) MS Project
4 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (0.76%) Oracle Applications
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.69%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.49%) Tridion
4 4 (0.28%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.21%) Maximo
5 3 (0.21%) Summit
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.14%) Agresso
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
6 2 (0.14%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.14%) RMDS
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.069%) Magento
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.069%) AWD
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 200 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 43 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
3 35 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
3 35 (2.43%) Amazon S3
4 25 (1.74%) PaaS
5 21 (1.46%) IaaS
6 18 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
6 18 (1.25%) SaaS
7 16 (1.11%) Heroku
7 16 (1.11%) Engine Yard
8 15 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (0.90%) Route 53
10 12 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
10 12 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 11 (0.76%) Office 365
12 10 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.21%) GitHub
16 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 211 (14.66%) Firewall
2 192 (13.34%) SAN
3 191 (13.27%) DNS
4 161 (11.19%) TCP/IP
5 90 (6.25%) LDAP
6 76 (5.28%) HTTP
7 70 (4.86%) SSL
8 62 (4.31%) DHCP
8 62 (4.31%) Internet
9 58 (4.03%) Network Security
10 52 (3.61%) VPN
11 51 (3.54%) VLAN
12 44 (3.06%) WAN
12 44 (3.06%) NAS
13 41 (2.85%) LAN
14 31 (2.15%) IPsec
15 26 (1.81%) SSH
16 24 (1.67%) BGP
17 19 (1.32%) FTP
18 18 (1.25%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 255 (17.72%) MySQL
2 174 (12.09%) Oracle Database
3 120 (8.34%) SQL Server
4 116 (8.06%) MongoDB
5 98 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (5.42%) NoSQL
7 75 (5.21%) Relational Database
8 52 (3.61%) RDBMS
8 52 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 39 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (2.15%) Big Data
10 31 (2.15%) Hadoop
11 25 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
11 25 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
12 22 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
13 17 (1.18%) Redis
14 16 (1.11%) WhereScape RED
14 16 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
16 10 (0.69%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 234 (16.26%) Jenkins
2 162 (11.26%) Subversion
3 135 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 130 (9.03%) Maven
5 128 (8.90%) JIRA
6 85 (5.91%) Hudson
7 63 (4.38%) Ant
8 46 (3.20%) TeamCity
9 44 (3.06%) Gradle
10 42 (2.92%) JUnit
10 42 (2.92%) Mercurial
11 34 (2.36%) Eclipse
12 23 (1.60%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.53%) SonarQube
14 18 (1.25%) MSBuild
15 17 (1.18%) Gerrit
16 14 (0.97%) JMeter
17 13 (0.90%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 12 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 210 (14.59%) Finance
2 107 (7.44%) Banking
3 68 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 33 (2.29%) Retail
5 28 (1.95%) Manufacturing
5 28 (1.95%) Games
6 25 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 24 (1.67%) Marketing
8 15 (1.04%) Publishing
9 13 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 12 (0.83%) Electronics
10 12 (0.83%) Advertising
11 10 (0.69%) Legal
12 3 (0.21%) Front Office
12 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) Law
13 2 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.069%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.069%) French Language
14 1 (0.069%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 200 (13.90%) Administrator
2 169 (11.74%) Linux Engineer
3 166 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 143 (9.94%) Developer
4 143 (9.94%) Systems Administrator
5 115 (7.99%) Architect
6 114 (7.92%) Linux Administrator
7 86 (5.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 81 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 63 (4.38%) Analyst
10 59 (4.10%) Consultant
11 58 (4.03%) UNIX Engineer
12 54 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
13 53 (3.68%) Java Developer
14 52 (3.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 51 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
16 48 (3.34%) DBA
17 45 (3.13%) Support Engineer
18 43 (2.99%) Linux Support
19 38 (2.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (14.25%) Web Services
2 108 (7.51%) Middleware
3 87 (6.05%) XML
4 67 (4.66%) SOAP
5 66 (4.59%) LAMP
6 61 (4.24%) J2EE
7 51 (3.54%) .NET
8 49 (3.41%) HTML
9 44 (3.06%) JSON
10 40 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
11 38 (2.64%) JMS
12 36 (2.50%) Java EE
13 33 (2.29%) CSS
13 33 (2.29%) REST
14 32 (2.22%) jQuery
15 31 (2.15%) Spring
16 25 (1.74%) Rendezvous
16 25 (1.74%) Hibernate
16 25 (1.74%) MCollective
17 23 (1.60%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.80%) Clustering
2 135 (9.38%) Open Source
3 96 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 43 (2.99%) PKI
6 32 (2.22%) Wiki
7 29 (2.02%) Fixed Income
7 29 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 27 (1.88%) Mobile App
9 26 (1.81%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.53%) Replication
11 21 (1.46%) Oracle Exalogic
11 21 (1.46%) Device Driver
12 20 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
13 18 (1.25%) Public Cloud
13 18 (1.25%) Online Games
13 18 (1.25%) DataPower
14 16 (1.11%) Private Cloud
15 14 (0.97%) CESG
15 14 (0.97%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1259 (87.49%) Linux
2 903 (62.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 493 (34.26%) UNIX
4 476 (33.08%) Windows
5 263 (18.28%) Solaris
6 253 (17.58%) CentOS
7 139 (9.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 131 (9.10%) Ubuntu
9 124 (8.62%) AIX
10 120 (8.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 93 (6.46%) SUSE
12 77 (5.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 75 (5.21%) Debian
14 64 (4.45%) HPUX
15 34 (2.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 30 (2.08%) Fedora
17 29 (2.02%) Oracle Linux
18 25 (1.74%) Windows XP
19 20 (1.39%) Windows 7
20 17 (1.18%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (20.36%) DevOps
2 197 (13.69%) Configuration Management
3 184 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
4 159 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
5 156 (10.84%) ITIL
6 98 (6.81%) Load Balancing
7 94 (6.53%) Migration
8 79 (5.49%) Scrum
9 71 (4.93%) Change Management
10 69 (4.79%) E-Commerce
11 63 (4.38%) OO
12 62 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
13 58 (4.03%) Performance Tuning
14 56 (3.89%) Service Management
15 51 (3.54%) TDD
16 50 (3.47%) Project Management
17 49 (3.41%) Service Delivery
18 47 (3.27%) Release Management
19 44 (3.06%) SOA
19 44 (3.06%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 306 (21.26%) Java
2 301 (20.92%) Perl
3 271 (18.83%) Python
4 222 (15.43%) Bash Shell
5 220 (15.29%) SQL
6 177 (12.30%) Shell Script
7 156 (10.84%) Ruby
8 138 (9.59%) PHP
9 64 (4.45%) JavaScript
10 54 (3.75%) Korn
11 51 (3.54%) PowerShell
12 45 (3.13%) PL/SQL
13 42 (2.92%) C
14 37 (2.57%) C++
15 18 (1.25%) C#
16 17 (1.18%) VB
17 13 (0.90%) VBScript
17 13 (0.90%) AWK
18 10 (0.69%) C-shell
19 8 (0.56%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 231 (16.05%) Security Cleared
2 146 (10.15%) SC Cleared
3 83 (5.77%) DV Cleared
4 36 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 32 (2.22%) Degree
6 31 (2.15%) MCSE
7 28 (1.95%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (1.88%) RHCE
9 17 (1.18%) CCNA
10 16 (1.11%) CCNP
11 14 (0.97%) MCP
12 13 (0.90%) RHCT
13 12 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.76%) MCSA
14 11 (0.76%) RHCA
14 11 (0.76%) RHCSA
15 9 (0.63%) MCITP
16 7 (0.49%) BC Cleared
17 6 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (3.82%) QA
2 25 (1.74%) SLA
3 5 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) WAI
6 1 (0.069%) COBIT
6 1 (0.069%) DICOM
6 1 (0.069%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 176 (12.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 132 (9.17%) Active Directory
3 85 (5.91%) vSphere
4 47 (3.27%) NFS
4 47 (3.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 44 (3.06%) Samba
6 39 (2.71%) Hyper-V
7 34 (2.36%) Postfix
7 34 (2.36%) VMware ESX
8 33 (2.29%) vCloud
9 32 (2.22%) Docker
10 31 (2.15%) iptables
10 31 (2.15%) Oracle RAC
11 29 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
12 24 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 20 (1.39%) Firmware
13 20 (1.39%) XenServer
14 17 (1.18%) Varnish
14 17 (1.18%) XenApp
15 16 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 367 (25.50%) Puppet
2 151 (10.49%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (7.44%) Nagios
4 52 (3.61%) ZABBIX
5 51 (3.54%) Salt
6 45 (3.13%) Ansible
7 42 (2.92%) NetBackup
8 39 (2.71%) Red Hat Satellite
9 37 (2.57%) HAProxy
10 35 (2.43%) yum
11 33 (2.29%) Vagrant
12 32 (2.22%) Cobbler
13 31 (2.15%) Cacti
14 28 (1.95%) Tivoli
15 25 (1.74%) BladeLogic
16 24 (1.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 24 (1.67%) Data Guard
17 23 (1.60%) ITRS Geneos
18 20 (1.39%) SCCM
19 18 (1.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 463 (32.18%) Oracle
2 397 (27.59%) VMware
3 212 (14.73%) HP
4 184 (12.79%) Microsoft
5 135 (9.38%) Cisco
6 109 (7.57%) NetApp
7 108 (7.51%) IBM
8 85 (5.91%) Citrix
9 77 (5.35%) Veritas
10 69 (4.79%) Sun
10 69 (4.79%) EMC
11 49 (3.41%) F5
11 49 (3.41%) Splunk
12 38 (2.64%) Dell
13 31 (2.15%) Atlassian
14 28 (1.95%) TIBCO
15 27 (1.88%) Symantec
16 23 (1.60%) Brocade
17 20 (1.39%) CA
18 19 (1.32%) SAP
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Connectus
Rate: £530 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 14 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500pd
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago