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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK / England
Rank 131 163 144
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 782 693 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.89% 1.49% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 3.47% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 439 479
Median daily rate £428 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £325 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 9
Median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £12.15 £30.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
18724 19958 21207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.16% 42.91% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11629 11888 12679
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £231 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 664 804 938
Median hourly rate £19.63 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +78 356 £465 +1.97% 54
South East +23 193 £425 +4.93% 29
North East +24 58 £325 -33.09% 1
North West +14 53 £400 - 10
South West +25 40 £350 -5.40% 16
Yorkshire -42 30 £381 -4.68% 8
East Midlands -24 19 £495 +25.71% 2
East of England -32 17 £459 -2.34% 9
West Midlands -12 12 £410 +88.50% 11
Midlands +1 1 - -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1489 (90.85%) Linux
2 1027 (62.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 527 (32.15%) Puppet
4 513 (31.30%) VMware
5 505 (30.81%) Unix
6 434 (26.48%) DevOps
7 405 (24.71%) Windows
8 364 (22.21%) Oracle
9 349 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 342 (20.87%) Perl
11 339 (20.68%) Python
12 336 (20.50%) Security Cleared
13 324 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
14 316 (19.28%) Bash Shell
15 313 (19.10%) Jenkins
16 311 (18.97%) Java
17 306 (18.67%) CentOS
18 301 (18.36%) Apache
19 288 (17.57%) Finance
20 264 (16.11%) Solaris
21 245 (14.95%) Ansible
22 242 (14.77%) SC Cleared
22 242 (14.77%) ITIL
23 241 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
24 227 (13.85%) SAN
25 225 (13.73%) Tomcat
26 222 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
27 219 (13.36%) Configuration Management
28 217 (13.24%) Firewall
29 208 (12.69%) Microsoft

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 301 (18.36%) Apache
2 225 (13.73%) Tomcat
3 168 (10.25%) JBoss
4 117 (7.14%) WebLogic
5 102 (6.22%) WebSphere
6 76 (4.64%) Confluence
7 65 (3.97%) WebSphere Application Server
8 57 (3.48%) nginx
9 53 (3.23%) OpenStack
10 50 (3.05%) IIS
11 34 (2.07%) iPlanet
12 32 (1.95%) Jetty
13 30 (1.83%) Apache Spark
13 30 (1.83%) WildFly
14 28 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
15 25 (1.53%) Mule ESB
16 20 (1.22%) Oracle Application Server
17 19 (1.16%) Apache Geronimo
17 19 (1.16%) Apache TomEE
18 15 (0.92%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 61 (3.72%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.28%) MS Office
3 20 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.061%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (1.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 20 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 9 (0.55%) SAP hybris
3 8 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
4 7 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
6 3 (0.18%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 3 (0.18%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.12%) assyst
8 1 (0.061%) Maximo
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.061%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.061%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.061%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.061%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 241 (14.70%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (3.78%) IaaS
4 58 (3.54%) PaaS
5 47 (2.87%) GitHub
6 36 (2.20%) SaaS
7 27 (1.65%) Amazon S3
8 23 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.28%) OpenShift
10 19 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
11 15 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.73%) Route 53
14 9 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
16 6 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.37%) Slack
16 6 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 227 (13.85%) SAN
2 217 (13.24%) Firewall
3 194 (11.84%) DNS
4 148 (9.03%) TCP/IP
5 139 (8.48%) LDAP
6 70 (4.27%) NAS
7 65 (3.97%) SSL
8 63 (3.84%) VPN
9 62 (3.78%) HTTP
10 53 (3.23%) DHCP
11 48 (2.93%) Internet
12 45 (2.75%) SSH
13 44 (2.68%) WAN
14 43 (2.62%) FTP
15 39 (2.38%) LAN
16 37 (2.26%) SMTP
17 35 (2.14%) Kerberos
18 34 (2.07%) Network Security
18 34 (2.07%) Reverse Proxy
19 26 (1.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (10.56%) MySQL
2 139 (8.48%) PostgreSQL
3 95 (5.80%) Oracle Database
4 89 (5.43%) Big Data
5 85 (5.19%) Hadoop
6 81 (4.94%) NoSQL
7 78 (4.76%) SQL Server
8 64 (3.90%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.48%) Relational Database
10 37 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (1.95%) Apache Hive
12 27 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 26 (1.59%) Oracle Database 12c
14 24 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
15 23 (1.40%) Redis
16 22 (1.34%) HBase
17 20 (1.22%) DB2
18 16 (0.98%) Oracle BI EE
19 14 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 313 (19.10%) Jenkins
2 204 (12.45%) Git (software)
3 99 (6.04%) JIRA
4 83 (5.06%) Subversion
5 63 (3.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 62 (3.78%) Hudson
7 46 (2.81%) Gerrit
7 46 (2.81%) GitLab
7 46 (2.81%) JUnit
8 43 (2.62%) TeamCity
9 42 (2.56%) Mercurial
10 37 (2.26%) Eclipse
11 35 (2.14%) Maven
12 32 (1.95%) Ant
13 31 (1.89%) Gradle
14 29 (1.77%) Vagrant
15 25 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
16 23 (1.40%) Bitbucket
17 21 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
18 20 (1.22%) Artifactory
General
1 288 (17.57%) Finance
2 118 (7.20%) Banking
3 48 (2.93%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.77%) Marketing
5 29 (1.77%) Retail
6 26 (1.59%) Law
7 25 (1.53%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 20 (1.22%) Electronics
10 14 (0.85%) Legal
11 11 (0.67%) Games
12 7 (0.43%) Military
13 6 (0.37%) Back Office
14 5 (0.31%) Advertising
15 4 (0.24%) Publishing
16 3 (0.18%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.12%) Front Office
18 1 (0.061%) Billing
Job Titles
1 362 (22.09%) Administrator
2 257 (15.68%) Linux Engineer
2 257 (15.68%) Systems Administrator
3 254 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 225 (13.73%) Linux Administrator
5 181 (11.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 113 (6.89%) Developer
7 112 (6.83%) Architect
7 112 (6.83%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 105 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
9 90 (5.49%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 86 (5.25%) Consultant
10 86 (5.25%) Unix Engineer
11 72 (4.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 71 (4.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 59 (3.60%) AWS Engineer
14 54 (3.29%) AWS DevOps
15 51 (3.11%) Systems Engineer
16 45 (2.75%) Infrastructure Architect
16 45 (2.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (6.10%) Web Services
2 83 (5.06%) LAMP
3 76 (4.64%) Middleware
4 69 (4.21%) HTML
5 64 (3.90%) J2EE
6 61 (3.72%) CSS
7 59 (3.60%) LAPP Stack
8 57 (3.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 56 (3.42%) XML
10 45 (2.75%) JSON
11 38 (2.32%) LEMP Stack
11 38 (2.32%) Node.js
12 35 (2.14%) .NET
13 34 (2.07%) REST
14 33 (2.01%) ELK Stack
14 33 (2.01%) Software Packaging
14 33 (2.01%) XSLT
15 32 (1.95%) Spring
16 30 (1.83%) RabbitMQ
17 27 (1.65%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 124 (7.57%) Clustering
1 124 (7.57%) Data Centre
2 82 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.29%) Management Information System
4 40 (2.44%) Replication
5 33 (2.01%) Computer Science
6 29 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 28 (1.71%) Public Cloud
8 27 (1.65%) EMC VMAX
9 24 (1.46%) EMC VNX
10 23 (1.40%) Enterprise Storage
11 19 (1.16%) VCE vBlock
12 16 (0.98%) Web 2.0
13 14 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 13 (0.79%) PKI
14 13 (0.79%) Smart Meter
14 13 (0.79%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.61%) User Experience
16 9 (0.55%) Equities
17 8 (0.49%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1489 (90.85%) Linux
2 1027 (62.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 505 (30.81%) Unix
4 405 (24.71%) Windows
5 306 (18.67%) CentOS
6 264 (16.11%) Solaris
7 196 (11.96%) Windows Server
8 174 (10.62%) AIX
9 151 (9.21%) Ubuntu
10 120 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
11 96 (5.86%) SUSE
12 82 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 47 (2.87%) Debian
13 47 (2.87%) HPUX
14 45 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
14 45 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 24 (1.46%) Fedora
16 18 (1.10%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.92%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 434 (26.48%) DevOps
2 324 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (14.77%) ITIL
4 219 (13.36%) Configuration Management
5 174 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
6 161 (9.82%) Scrum
7 150 (9.15%) High Availability
8 146 (8.91%) Open Source
9 117 (7.14%) Migration
10 109 (6.65%) Load Balancing
11 89 (5.43%) Performance Tuning
12 71 (4.33%) OO
13 70 (4.27%) Change Management
14 68 (4.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 68 (4.15%) Software Engineering
15 67 (4.09%) Change Control
16 62 (3.78%) Service Management
17 56 (3.42%) E-Commerce
17 56 (3.42%) Kanban
17 56 (3.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 342 (20.87%) Perl
2 339 (20.68%) Python
3 316 (19.28%) Bash Shell
4 311 (18.97%) Java
5 175 (10.68%) Shell Script
6 151 (9.21%) SQL
7 133 (8.11%) Ruby
8 111 (6.77%) PowerShell
9 93 (5.67%) JavaScript
10 92 (5.61%) PHP
11 80 (4.88%) C
12 66 (4.03%) Korn
13 42 (2.56%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.71%) C#
15 16 (0.98%) C++
16 15 (0.92%) AWK
16 15 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.73%) C-shell
17 12 (0.73%) Go
18 11 (0.67%) sed
Qualifications
1 336 (20.50%) Security Cleared
2 242 (14.77%) SC Cleared
3 65 (3.97%) Degree
4 61 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 51 (3.11%) RHCE
6 30 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (1.83%) RHCSA
7 24 (1.46%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (1.46%) CCNA
7 24 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (1.40%) AWS Certification
9 19 (1.16%) CCNP
9 19 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.85%) MCSE
10 14 (0.85%) RHCA
10 14 (0.85%) RHCT
11 12 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
12 9 (0.55%) CISSP
13 8 (0.49%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.44%) SLA
2 37 (2.26%) QA
3 30 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 20 (1.22%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.61%) PA-DSS
8 9 (0.55%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.061%) FATCA
10 1 (0.061%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.061%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 349 (21.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 181 (11.04%) Docker
3 126 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 83 (5.06%) Virtual Machines
5 80 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 78 (4.76%) vSphere
7 68 (4.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 67 (4.09%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (3.36%) NFS
10 47 (2.87%) VMware ESX
11 45 (2.75%) KVM
12 37 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
13 33 (2.01%) Hyper-V
13 33 (2.01%) Xen
14 27 (1.65%) vCloud
15 24 (1.46%) HDFS
16 23 (1.40%) Samba
17 22 (1.34%) Veritas File System
18 17 (1.04%) Squid
19 16 (0.98%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 527 (32.15%) Puppet
2 245 (14.95%) Ansible
3 222 (13.54%) Opscode Chef
4 115 (7.02%) Nagios
5 74 (4.51%) Red Hat Satellite
6 60 (3.66%) ZABBIX
7 56 (3.42%) logstash
8 55 (3.36%) HAProxy
9 54 (3.29%) Kibana
10 52 (3.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 32 (1.95%) NetBackup
12 30 (1.83%) Terraform
13 29 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
14 27 (1.65%) SCOM
15 21 (1.28%) SCCM
16 20 (1.22%) Graphite
17 19 (1.16%) Red Hat Spacewalk
18 18 (1.10%) Salt
18 18 (1.10%) Tivoli
18 18 (1.10%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 513 (31.30%) VMware
2 364 (22.21%) Oracle
3 208 (12.69%) Microsoft
4 183 (11.17%) HP
5 178 (10.86%) IBM
6 148 (9.03%) Cisco
7 133 (8.11%) Veritas
8 115 (7.02%) EMC
8 115 (7.02%) Sun
9 74 (4.51%) NetApp
10 67 (4.09%) Atlassian
11 59 (3.60%) F5
12 43 (2.62%) 3PAR
13 42 (2.56%) Splunk
14 41 (2.50%) Citrix
15 37 (2.26%) SAP
16 36 (2.20%) Informatica
17 35 (2.14%) Symantec
18 32 (1.95%) Brocade
19 27 (1.65%) Google
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