The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 152 141 141
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 682 707 738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.53% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 3.13% 3.26% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 450 421
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £19.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.75 £60.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+51.67% -36.26%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
21774 21699 24565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.44% 46.82% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12378 12094 12807
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 995 1132 1282
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Red Hat
UK

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 317 £442 +3.94% 89
South East -4 131 £365 -7.30% 39
South West +31 70 £400 +6.66% 13
North West +7 41 £288 -17.26% 9
Yorkshire -32 34 £425 +38.21% 8
North East -3 25 £280 -20.00% 5
West Midlands +11 24 £275 +34.14% 8
East of England -44 24 £375 +7.14% 8
East Midlands -4 15 £306 -15.51% 2
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UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 1133 (88.24%) Linux
2 861 (67.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 518 (40.34%) UNIX
4 417 (32.48%) Oracle
5 372 (28.97%) Windows
6 327 (25.47%) VMware
7 325 (25.31%) Perl
8 283 (22.04%) Apache
9 255 (19.86%) Puppet
10 249 (19.39%) Solaris
11 234 (18.22%) Finance
12 232 (18.07%) SQL
13 222 (17.29%) Python
14 221 (17.21%) CentOS
15 219 (17.06%) Java
16 207 (16.12%) MySQL
17 206 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
18 198 (15.42%) Bash Shell
19 196 (15.26%) DevOps
20 180 (14.02%) Firewall
21 177 (13.79%) PHP
22 174 (13.55%) SAN
23 166 (12.93%) Oracle Database
24 163 (12.69%) Shell Script
24 163 (12.69%) DNS
25 161 (12.54%) Banking
26 157 (12.23%) IBM
26 157 (12.23%) Tomcat
27 150 (11.68%) HP
28 149 (11.60%) ITIL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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
1 283 (22.04%) Apache
2 157 (12.23%) Tomcat
3 119 (9.27%) WebLogic
4 109 (8.49%) WebSphere
5 74 (5.76%) IIS
6 51 (3.97%) nginx
7 29 (2.26%) Confluence
7 29 (2.26%) OpenStack
7 29 (2.26%) MS Exchange
8 28 (2.18%) SharePoint
9 27 (2.10%) WebSphere Application Server
10 24 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
10 24 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
11 15 (1.17%) MQSeries
11 15 (1.17%) IBM HTTP Server
12 14 (1.09%) Drupal
13 13 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
14 12 (0.93%) Node.js
14 12 (0.93%) Moodle
15 11 (0.86%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 49 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.78%) MS Office
3 9 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.01%) Maximo
3 10 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 9 (0.70%) Oracle EBS R12
5 7 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.55%) RMDS
6 6 (0.47%) Magento
7 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.31%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.23%) Shopify
9 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 121 (9.42%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (4.21%) Amazon S3
4 30 (2.34%) SaaS
5 28 (2.18%) Amazon ELB
5 28 (2.18%) Route 53
6 21 (1.64%) PaaS
7 17 (1.32%) IaaS
7 17 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (0.86%) Office 365
10 6 (0.47%) Joyent
11 4 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.31%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.078%) Heroku
13 1 (0.078%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 180 (14.02%) Firewall
2 174 (13.55%) SAN
3 163 (12.69%) DNS
4 113 (8.80%) LDAP
5 94 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 71 (5.53%) DHCP
7 63 (4.91%) NAS
8 62 (4.83%) WAN
8 62 (4.83%) LAN
9 50 (3.89%) VPN
10 45 (3.50%) SSH
11 44 (3.43%) Internet
12 42 (3.27%) HTTP
13 37 (2.88%) Network Security
14 31 (2.41%) Multicast
15 29 (2.26%) SSL
16 25 (1.95%) OpenLDAP
17 23 (1.79%) FTP
18 18 (1.40%) Kerberos
19 17 (1.32%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 207 (16.12%) MySQL
2 166 (12.93%) Oracle Database
3 94 (7.32%) SQL Server
4 72 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 57 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
6 54 (4.21%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 42 (3.27%) MongoDB
9 35 (2.73%) NoSQL
10 30 (2.34%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.34%) Big Data
10 30 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 29 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
12 25 (1.95%) Hadoop
12 25 (1.95%) Redis
13 23 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 23 (1.79%) DB2
14 20 (1.56%) Oracle Database 12c
15 19 (1.48%) Sybase ASE
16 18 (1.40%) Riak
Development Applications
1 118 (9.19%) Jenkins
2 76 (5.92%) Git (software)
3 74 (5.76%) Hudson
4 56 (4.36%) Subversion
5 41 (3.19%) Maven
6 35 (2.73%) JIRA
7 17 (1.32%) JMeter
8 15 (1.17%) JUnit
9 11 (0.86%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.55%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.47%) Ant
11 6 (0.47%) Visual Studio
11 6 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 6 (0.47%) RSpec
12 4 (0.31%) Artifactory
13 3 (0.23%) Mercurial
13 3 (0.23%) Selenium
13 3 (0.23%) WebLOAD
13 3 (0.23%) Sinon.JS
General
1 234 (18.22%) Finance
2 161 (12.54%) Banking
3 53 (4.13%) Investment Banking
4 45 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 38 (2.96%) Retail
6 27 (2.10%) Front Office
7 18 (1.40%) Marketing
8 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.93%) Games
10 11 (0.86%) Electronics
10 11 (0.86%) Advertising
11 7 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.39%) Billing
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
13 3 (0.23%) French Language
13 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.23%) Publishing
14 2 (0.16%) Back Office
14 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 239 (18.61%) Administrator
2 178 (13.86%) Systems Administrator
3 144 (11.21%) Linux Administrator
4 112 (8.72%) Linux Engineer
5 104 (8.10%) DevOps Engineer
6 102 (7.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 95 (7.40%) Architect
8 93 (7.24%) Analyst
9 90 (7.01%) Developer
10 73 (5.69%) UNIX Administrator
11 69 (5.37%) DBA
12 67 (5.22%) UNIX Engineer
13 61 (4.75%) Support Engineer
14 56 (4.36%) Consultant
15 51 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
15 51 (3.97%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 48 (3.74%) Linux Support
17 47 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 46 (3.58%) Applications Support
19 45 (3.50%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (9.66%) LAMP
2 112 (8.72%) Web Services
3 95 (7.40%) Middleware
4 61 (4.75%) XML
5 46 (3.58%) WebSphere MQ
6 37 (2.88%) CSS
7 29 (2.26%) JSON
8 26 (2.02%) .NET
8 26 (2.02%) Spring
9 24 (1.87%) Rendezvous
10 23 (1.79%) HTML
11 22 (1.71%) Java EE
12 21 (1.64%) jQuery
13 20 (1.56%) SOAP
14 14 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
14 14 (1.09%) RESTful
15 13 (1.01%) HTML5
15 13 (1.01%) Regular Expression
15 13 (1.01%) Servlets
16 12 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.36%) Open Source
2 75 (5.84%) Clustering
3 39 (3.04%) Replication
4 34 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (1.79%) Wiki
6 22 (1.71%) Fixed Income
7 20 (1.56%) Computer Science
7 20 (1.56%) PKI
8 16 (1.25%) CLARiiON
9 15 (1.17%) HACMP
9 15 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.01%) Oracle Exalogic
11 12 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 9 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 9 (0.70%) FMCG
12 9 (0.70%) Reference Data
12 9 (0.70%) Data Integration
12 9 (0.70%) E-Learning
13 8 (0.62%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 1133 (88.24%) Linux
2 861 (67.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 518 (40.34%) UNIX
4 372 (28.97%) Windows
5 249 (19.39%) Solaris
6 221 (17.21%) CentOS
7 108 (8.41%) AIX
8 105 (8.18%) Ubuntu
9 99 (7.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 92 (7.17%) Debian
11 90 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (4.52%) HPUX
13 48 (3.74%) SUSE
14 43 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 41 (3.19%) Oracle Linux
16 26 (2.02%) Windows 7
17 22 (1.71%) Windows XP
18 15 (1.17%) Fedora
19 10 (0.78%) zOS
20 9 (0.70%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (15.26%) DevOps
2 149 (11.60%) ITIL
3 128 (9.97%) Configuration Management
4 106 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
5 91 (7.09%) Migration
6 89 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
8 67 (5.22%) Load Balancing
9 66 (5.14%) Change Management
10 63 (4.91%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (3.82%) Project Management
12 47 (3.66%) Scrum
12 47 (3.66%) E-Commerce
13 46 (3.58%) Performance Testing
14 40 (3.12%) Capacity Planning
14 40 (3.12%) Root Cause Analysis
14 40 (3.12%) Service Management
15 37 (2.88%) Electronic Trading
16 36 (2.80%) Data Modelling
17 35 (2.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 325 (25.31%) Perl
2 232 (18.07%) SQL
3 222 (17.29%) Python
4 219 (17.06%) Java
5 198 (15.42%) Bash Shell
6 177 (13.79%) PHP
7 163 (12.69%) Shell Script
8 135 (10.51%) Ruby
9 59 (4.60%) Korn
10 39 (3.04%) PL/SQL
11 31 (2.41%) JavaScript
12 28 (2.18%) C
13 25 (1.95%) PowerShell
14 20 (1.56%) sed
15 17 (1.32%) Bourne shell
15 17 (1.32%) AWK
16 15 (1.17%) VB
17 10 (0.78%) PHP5
18 8 (0.62%) C++
18 8 (0.62%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 146 (11.37%) Security Cleared
2 103 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 44 (3.43%) Degree
4 43 (3.35%) RHCE
5 33 (2.57%) DV Cleared
6 30 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (1.71%) MCSE
8 21 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 21 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (1.48%) Oracle Certification
10 18 (1.40%) MCSA
11 17 (1.32%) CISSP
11 17 (1.32%) OCP
12 13 (1.01%) CCNA
13 12 (0.93%) MCP
13 12 (0.93%) MCITP
14 10 (0.78%) CCNP
15 8 (0.62%) OCA
15 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.62%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.57%) QA
2 20 (1.56%) SLA
3 14 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) JSP 440
6 2 (0.16%) COBIT
7 1 (0.078%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 206 (16.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 111 (8.64%) Active Directory
3 90 (7.01%) Oracle RAC
4 74 (5.76%) NFS
5 55 (4.28%) VMware ESX
6 44 (3.43%) Oracle RMAN
7 41 (3.19%) vSphere
8 38 (2.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 37 (2.88%) Samba
10 30 (2.34%) Postfix
11 29 (2.26%) XenServer
12 28 (2.18%) VMware ESXi
13 26 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 24 (1.87%) Xen
15 22 (1.71%) vCloud
15 22 (1.71%) RHEV
16 20 (1.56%) KVM
17 19 (1.48%) Squid
18 18 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 18 (1.40%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 255 (19.86%) Puppet
2 112 (8.72%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (7.01%) Nagios
4 55 (4.28%) Tivoli
5 51 (3.97%) ZABBIX
6 45 (3.50%) NetBackup
7 40 (3.12%) Cacti
8 39 (3.04%) Vagrant
9 34 (2.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 32 (2.49%) Data Guard
11 29 (2.26%) Salt
12 28 (2.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 23 (1.79%) YUM
13 23 (1.79%) SCCM
13 23 (1.79%) SCOM
14 22 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
15 20 (1.56%) Control-M
16 19 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
17 18 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
18 13 (1.01%) Ansible
Vendors
1 417 (32.48%) Oracle
2 327 (25.47%) VMware
3 157 (12.23%) IBM
4 150 (11.68%) HP
5 149 (11.60%) Microsoft
6 104 (8.10%) Sun
7 96 (7.48%) EMC
8 93 (7.24%) NetApp
9 90 (7.01%) Citrix
9 90 (7.01%) Cisco
10 80 (6.23%) JBoss
11 72 (5.61%) Veritas
12 35 (2.73%) SAP
13 33 (2.57%) TIBCO
13 33 (2.57%) Sybase
14 32 (2.49%) Rackspace
15 31 (2.41%) BMC
16 28 (2.18%) Reuters
17 26 (2.02%) RightScale
18 24 (1.87%) CA
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
JM
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Middlesex
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
TEKsystems
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
ARM Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £400 - £500
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £408 - £484 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago