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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 144 145 200
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +55
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 769 735 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.63% 1.59% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 3.49% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 473 332
Average daily rate £420 £416 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 4
Average hourly rate £23.50 £40.00 £22.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £31.66 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.65 £47.25 £38.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
20222 21084 20149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 42.85% 45.74% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12248 12496 11397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 815 899 900
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -75 234 £458 -0.43% 77
South East +17 191 £400 +14.28% 39
Yorkshire +23 89 £400 +23.07% 20
North West +26 77 £400 +14.28% 14
East of England +30 56 £485 +14.11% 8
East Midlands +28 45 £388 -3.12% 11
South West -10 30 £370 -1.33% 10
North East -15 23 £363 +20.83% 1
West Midlands -24 21 £313 -26.47% 8
Midlands - 1 £445 -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1334 (87.08%) Linux
2 968 (63.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 576 (37.60%) Unix
4 489 (31.92%) VMware
5 431 (28.13%) Windows
6 406 (26.50%) Oracle
7 351 (22.91%) Puppet
8 307 (20.04%) Perl
8 307 (20.04%) Finance
9 301 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 287 (18.73%) Solaris
11 281 (18.34%) DevOps
12 276 (18.02%) Java
13 257 (16.78%) Security Cleared
14 252 (16.45%) Microsoft
15 245 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
16 237 (15.47%) Python
16 237 (15.47%) Shell Script
17 229 (14.95%) Bash Shell
18 208 (13.58%) CentOS
18 208 (13.58%) ITIL
19 206 (13.45%) Jenkins
20 198 (12.92%) AIX
21 196 (12.79%) SAN
22 195 (12.73%) SQL
23 194 (12.66%) Configuration Management
24 189 (12.34%) Apache
24 189 (12.34%) IBM
24 189 (12.34%) Windows Server
25 188 (12.27%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 189 (12.34%) Apache
2 145 (9.46%) Tomcat
3 142 (9.27%) JBoss
4 99 (6.46%) WebSphere
5 69 (4.50%) nginx
6 59 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
7 56 (3.66%) WebLogic
8 51 (3.33%) Confluence
8 51 (3.33%) OpenStack
9 43 (2.81%) IIS
10 25 (1.63%) MS Exchange
11 23 (1.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (1.50%) WebSphere Process Server
12 21 (1.37%) Jetty
13 20 (1.31%) Tuxedo
14 18 (1.17%) Node.js
15 17 (1.11%) Apache Spark
16 16 (1.04%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.98%) Apache ServiceMix
18 14 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 68 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.11%) MS Office
2 17 (1.11%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.52%) Doxygen
3 8 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) MS Project
5 2 (0.13%) SPSS
6 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 5 (0.33%) SAP SRM
2 4 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.20%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.13%) Documaker
5 1 (0.065%) Endur
5 1 (0.065%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.065%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 150 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (2.48%) SaaS
4 21 (1.37%) GitHub
5 20 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
6 17 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
8 14 (0.91%) IaaS
8 14 (0.91%) Office 365
9 13 (0.85%) PaaS
10 10 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 9 (0.59%) OpenShift
12 8 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
12 8 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 8 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
13 5 (0.33%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
15 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
15 2 (0.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 196 (12.79%) SAN
2 142 (9.27%) DNS
3 122 (7.96%) Firewall
4 111 (7.25%) LDAP
5 105 (6.85%) TCP/IP
6 74 (4.83%) HTTP
7 67 (4.37%) DHCP
8 64 (4.18%) VPN
9 63 (4.11%) NAS
10 61 (3.98%) LAN
11 56 (3.66%) WAN
12 41 (2.68%) SSL
13 38 (2.48%) FTP
14 37 (2.42%) SSH
15 30 (1.96%) Internet
16 28 (1.83%) SMTP
17 27 (1.76%) Fibre Channel
18 25 (1.63%) Cisco Nexus
18 25 (1.63%) IPsec
19 24 (1.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (10.84%) MySQL
2 144 (9.40%) Oracle Database
3 143 (9.33%) SQL Server
4 97 (6.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 86 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
6 56 (3.66%) Hadoop
7 52 (3.39%) MongoDB
8 45 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
8 45 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
9 42 (2.74%) Big Data
10 40 (2.61%) DB2
10 40 (2.61%) Relational Database
11 38 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
12 31 (2.02%) NoSQL
13 28 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
14 24 (1.57%) Oracle BI EE
15 21 (1.37%) Neo4j
15 21 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (1.24%) IBM InfoSphere
17 16 (1.04%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 206 (13.45%) Jenkins
2 181 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 89 (5.81%) Subversion
4 85 (5.55%) JIRA
5 82 (5.35%) Maven
6 45 (2.94%) Selenium
7 39 (2.55%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.09%) Ant
9 29 (1.89%) Cucumber
9 29 (1.89%) Hudson
10 28 (1.83%) JUnit
10 28 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (1.57%) ClearCase
12 23 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 22 (1.44%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.44%) SonarQube
14 21 (1.37%) ClearQuest
14 21 (1.37%) Eclipse
14 21 (1.37%) Gradle
15 17 (1.11%) Oracle APEX
General
1 307 (20.04%) Finance
2 153 (9.99%) Banking
3 56 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 54 (3.52%) Telecoms
5 36 (2.35%) Retail
6 21 (1.37%) Manufacturing
7 17 (1.11%) Legal
8 16 (1.04%) Games
9 12 (0.78%) Military
10 11 (0.72%) Front Office
11 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.46%) Marketing
12 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.46%) Publishing
13 6 (0.39%) Back Office
13 6 (0.39%) Billing
14 5 (0.33%) Electronics
15 3 (0.20%) Automotive
16 2 (0.13%) Advertising
16 2 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 302 (19.71%) Administrator
2 206 (13.45%) Linux Engineer
3 193 (12.60%) Systems Administrator
4 159 (10.38%) Architect
5 142 (9.27%) Linux Administrator
6 132 (8.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 129 (8.42%) Developer
8 110 (7.18%) Unix Administrator
9 104 (6.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 102 (6.66%) DBA
11 87 (5.68%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 85 (5.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 72 (4.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 70 (4.57%) Solutions Architect
15 69 (4.50%) Consultant
16 59 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
17 52 (3.39%) Analyst
17 52 (3.39%) Unix Engineer
18 51 (3.33%) Support Engineer
19 45 (2.94%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (9.73%) Middleware
2 100 (6.53%) Web Services
3 75 (4.90%) LAMP
4 57 (3.72%) .NET
5 45 (2.94%) SOAP
6 44 (2.87%) REST
7 40 (2.61%) HTML
7 40 (2.61%) XML
8 38 (2.48%) J2EE
8 38 (2.48%) RESTful
9 34 (2.22%) Spring
10 32 (2.09%) CSS
10 32 (2.09%) jQuery
11 29 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
12 26 (1.70%) RabbitMQ
13 25 (1.63%) LEMP Stack
14 23 (1.50%) ActiveMQ
15 22 (1.44%) Java EE
16 21 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
17 19 (1.24%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 176 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 143 (9.33%) Clustering
3 72 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (4.24%) Replication
5 49 (3.20%) Computer Science
6 34 (2.22%) HACMP
7 31 (2.02%) Client/Server
8 26 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.44%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (1.31%) EMC VMAX
10 20 (1.31%) Management Information System
11 19 (1.24%) Data Integration
12 18 (1.17%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.17%) PKI
13 17 (1.11%) EMC VNX
13 17 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.91%) Private Cloud
14 14 (0.91%) Public Cloud
15 12 (0.78%) CMDB
15 12 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 1334 (87.08%) Linux
2 968 (63.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 576 (37.60%) Unix
4 431 (28.13%) Windows
5 287 (18.73%) Solaris
6 208 (13.58%) CentOS
7 198 (12.92%) AIX
8 189 (12.34%) Windows Server
9 99 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
10 94 (6.14%) Ubuntu
11 85 (5.55%) Windows Server 2012
12 64 (4.18%) SUSE
13 59 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 45 (2.94%) HPUX
15 44 (2.87%) Oracle Linux
16 35 (2.28%) Debian
17 30 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 24 (1.57%) Windows XP
19 19 (1.24%) VME
19 19 (1.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (18.34%) DevOps
2 245 (15.99%) Agile Software Development
3 208 (13.58%) ITIL
4 194 (12.66%) Configuration Management
5 159 (10.38%) High Availability
6 141 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
7 139 (9.07%) Migration
8 115 (7.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 103 (6.72%) Open Source
10 88 (5.74%) Project Management
11 81 (5.29%) Change Management
12 79 (5.16%) Service Management
13 73 (4.77%) Performance Tuning
14 71 (4.63%) Load Balancing
15 67 (4.37%) E-Commerce
16 58 (3.79%) TDD
17 54 (3.52%) SOA
18 49 (3.20%) ITIL V3
19 45 (2.94%) Scrum
20 43 (2.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 307 (20.04%) Perl
2 276 (18.02%) Java
3 237 (15.47%) Python
3 237 (15.47%) Shell Script
4 229 (14.95%) Bash Shell
5 195 (12.73%) SQL
6 114 (7.44%) Ruby
7 84 (5.48%) PHP
8 73 (4.77%) PowerShell
9 66 (4.31%) JavaScript
10 62 (4.05%) Korn
11 49 (3.20%) PL/SQL
12 47 (3.07%) C
13 42 (2.74%) C#
14 32 (2.09%) AWK
15 23 (1.50%) sed
16 22 (1.44%) C++
17 18 (1.17%) COBOL
18 13 (0.85%) Scala
19 12 (0.78%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 257 (16.78%) Security Cleared
2 185 (12.08%) SC Cleared
3 63 (4.11%) Degree
4 53 (3.46%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (3.07%) CCNA
6 41 (2.68%) RHCE
7 34 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 28 (1.83%) DV Cleared
9 27 (1.76%) CCNP
9 27 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (1.70%) RHCSA
11 22 (1.44%) MCSE
12 10 (0.65%) MCSA
13 9 (0.59%) RHCT
14 8 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
14 8 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (0.46%) LPIC
15 7 (0.46%) RHCA
16 6 (0.39%) JNCIA
16 6 (0.39%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (1.83%) SLA
2 25 (1.63%) QA
3 15 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.39%) COBIT
6 5 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) ECSS
8 2 (0.13%) SAS 70
8 2 (0.13%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 301 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (11.68%) Active Directory
3 95 (6.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 78 (5.09%) NFS
5 75 (4.90%) Oracle RAC
6 74 (4.83%) vSphere
7 64 (4.18%) VMware ESX
8 63 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 56 (3.66%) Docker
10 50 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
11 43 (2.81%) KVM
12 41 (2.68%) vCloud
13 39 (2.55%) Hyper-V
14 32 (2.09%) Samba
15 29 (1.89%) Veritas File System
16 18 (1.17%) Xen
17 13 (0.85%) iptables
17 13 (0.85%) Squid
17 13 (0.85%) XenApp
18 12 (0.78%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 351 (22.91%) Puppet
2 159 (10.38%) Opscode Chef
3 104 (6.79%) Ansible
4 100 (6.53%) Nagios
5 48 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
6 47 (3.07%) Data Guard
7 34 (2.22%) logstash
8 32 (2.09%) Salt
9 27 (1.76%) NetBackup
9 27 (1.76%) SCCM
10 26 (1.70%) ZABBIX
11 25 (1.63%) Oracle ZFS
12 24 (1.57%) SCOM
13 21 (1.37%) CFEngine
13 21 (1.37%) HAProxy
14 18 (1.17%) Red Hat Satellite
15 17 (1.11%) Cacti
15 17 (1.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 16 (1.04%) Kibana
17 15 (0.98%) Graphite
Vendors
1 489 (31.92%) VMware
2 406 (26.50%) Oracle
3 252 (16.45%) Microsoft
4 189 (12.34%) IBM
5 188 (12.27%) HP
6 136 (8.88%) EMC
7 127 (8.29%) Cisco
8 120 (7.83%) Veritas
9 77 (5.03%) Sun
10 66 (4.31%) SAP
11 60 (3.92%) NetApp
12 55 (3.59%) Sybase
13 41 (2.68%) Citrix
14 39 (2.55%) Dell
15 32 (2.09%) F5
16 30 (1.96%) Google
17 28 (1.83%) 3PAR
17 28 (1.83%) Atlassian
17 28 (1.83%) SolarWinds
18 26 (1.70%) CA
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Rate: £449 - £501 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sheffield, Yorkshire
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Rate: Market rates
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates or excellent salary, 6 months initial contract
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
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Rate: From £150 to £250 per day
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Liverpool, Merseyside
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275 - £296 per day
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London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Volt
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Rates Available
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £400 - £465 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £460 per day 10 weeks contract
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Southampton, Hampshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Fleet, Hampshire
FT Select
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Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Excellent Daily Rates Available
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
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Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
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East London
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East London
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London
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City, London
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West London
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