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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 165 148 142
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 754 778 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.52% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 3.34% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 525 472
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 20
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +21.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.10 £14.40 £19.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £120.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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
23220 23265 22457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.48% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14070 13335 12749
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 995 1045 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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 -7 344 £425 -3.40% 77
South East +24 198 £388 +1.97% 26
Yorkshire -19 65 £400 +60.00% 19
South West -11 57 £425 +6.25% 11
East of England +16 29 £500 +33.33% 11
North East -19 18 £263 +16.66%
West Midlands -18 17 £375 +15.38% 7
North West -85 12 £400 +14.28% 14
East Midlands -33 9 £425 +6.25% 5
Midlands - 2 £500 -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1319 (88.52%) Linux
2 941 (63.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 504 (33.83%) UNIX
4 484 (32.48%) Windows
5 452 (30.34%) VMware
6 451 (30.27%) Oracle
7 407 (27.32%) Puppet
8 330 (22.15%) DevOps
9 308 (20.67%) Apache
10 297 (19.93%) Perl
11 296 (19.87%) Java
12 258 (17.32%) Bash Shell
13 251 (16.85%) Finance
13 251 (16.85%) Python
14 247 (16.58%) SQL
15 243 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
16 241 (16.17%) MySQL
17 237 (15.91%) Jenkins
18 235 (15.77%) SAN
19 231 (15.50%) Solaris
19 231 (15.50%) Microsoft
20 227 (15.23%) Configuration Management
21 221 (14.83%) Firewall
22 217 (14.56%) CentOS
23 215 (14.43%) Shell Script
24 214 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
25 213 (14.30%) HP
26 210 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
26 210 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
27 203 (13.62%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 308 (20.67%) Apache
2 203 (13.62%) Tomcat
3 194 (13.02%) JBoss
4 114 (7.65%) IIS
5 110 (7.38%) WebLogic
6 82 (5.50%) nginx
7 80 (5.37%) Confluence
8 70 (4.70%) WebSphere
9 45 (3.02%) Node.js
10 44 (2.95%) SharePoint
11 42 (2.82%) OpenStack
12 38 (2.55%) MS Exchange
13 29 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (1.95%) Mule ESB
14 27 (1.81%) BizTalk Server
15 23 (1.54%) Jetty
16 20 (1.34%) WildFly
17 16 (1.07%) Alfresco
18 15 (1.01%) Mule
18 15 (1.01%) iPlanet
Applications
1 78 (5.23%) MS Excel
2 24 (1.61%) MS Office
3 7 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.20%) MS Project
6 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.067%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 10 (0.67%) Maximo
5 8 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.40%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.40%) Tridion
7 4 (0.27%) Endur
7 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 4 (0.27%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.20%) Magento
8 3 (0.20%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.067%) Eikon
9 1 (0.067%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.067%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.067%) AWD
9 1 (0.067%) RMDS
9 1 (0.067%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 214 (14.36%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 35 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
4 32 (2.15%) IaaS
5 29 (1.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 27 (1.81%) Amazon S3
7 26 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
8 22 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
9 17 (1.14%) Route 53
9 17 (1.14%) SaaS
10 16 (1.07%) OpenShift
11 14 (0.94%) PaaS
12 12 (0.81%) Office 365
13 8 (0.54%) GitHub
14 7 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 2 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
17 2 (0.13%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 235 (15.77%) SAN
2 221 (14.83%) Firewall
3 153 (10.27%) DNS
4 143 (9.60%) TCP/IP
5 128 (8.59%) LDAP
6 90 (6.04%) NAS
7 63 (4.23%) DHCP
8 59 (3.96%) VPN
8 59 (3.96%) HTTP
9 47 (3.15%) Internet
10 45 (3.02%) WAN
11 44 (2.95%) SSH
12 42 (2.82%) Network Security
12 42 (2.82%) SSL
13 38 (2.55%) LAN
14 26 (1.74%) IPsec
15 23 (1.54%) Reverse Proxy
15 23 (1.54%) FTP
16 20 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (1.21%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 241 (16.17%) MySQL
2 163 (10.94%) Oracle Database
3 157 (10.54%) SQL Server
4 111 (7.45%) PostgreSQL
5 95 (6.38%) MongoDB
6 88 (5.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 61 (4.09%) Relational Database
8 45 (3.02%) NoSQL
9 37 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 36 (2.42%) Oracle Reports
11 35 (2.35%) Redis
12 34 (2.28%) Oracle Database 10g
13 28 (1.88%) Big Data
14 27 (1.81%) Hadoop
15 26 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (1.68%) Oracle BI EE
17 23 (1.54%) Sybase ASE
17 23 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
18 21 (1.41%) Oracle Database 12c
19 17 (1.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 237 (15.91%) Jenkins
2 183 (12.28%) Git (software)
3 138 (9.26%) JIRA
4 101 (6.78%) Maven
5 91 (6.11%) Subversion
6 56 (3.76%) Gradle
7 51 (3.42%) Ant
8 46 (3.09%) Hudson
9 45 (3.02%) Mercurial
10 43 (2.89%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.82%) Artifactory
12 38 (2.55%) Gerrit
12 38 (2.55%) Selenium
13 35 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 35 (2.35%) JUnit
14 34 (2.28%) JMeter
15 33 (2.21%) SonarQube
16 19 (1.28%) Eclipse
17 17 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (1.01%) Cucumber
General
1 251 (16.85%) Finance
2 135 (9.06%) Banking
3 67 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 39 (2.62%) Investment Banking
5 26 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.68%) Retail
7 22 (1.48%) Marketing
8 19 (1.28%) Electronics
8 19 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 14 (0.94%) Games
10 12 (0.81%) Legal
11 11 (0.74%) Back Office
12 9 (0.60%) Publishing
13 8 (0.54%) Front Office
14 7 (0.47%) Military
15 5 (0.34%) Advertising
16 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.20%) Law
18 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
18 2 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 279 (18.72%) Administrator
2 224 (15.03%) Systems Administrator
3 167 (11.21%) Linux Engineer
4 155 (10.40%) DevOps Engineer
5 139 (9.33%) Linux Administrator
6 109 (7.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 109 (7.32%) Developer
7 102 (6.85%) Architect
8 87 (5.84%) DBA
8 87 (5.84%) UNIX Administrator
9 79 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 79 (5.30%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 69 (4.63%) UNIX Engineer
11 66 (4.43%) Consultant
12 60 (4.03%) Systems Engineer
13 58 (3.89%) Analyst
14 54 (3.62%) Oracle DBA
15 47 (3.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 33 (2.21%) Linux Support
16 33 (2.21%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (12.15%) Web Services
2 105 (7.05%) Middleware
3 77 (5.17%) HTML
4 66 (4.43%) J2EE
5 58 (3.89%) CSS
5 58 (3.89%) XML
5 58 (3.89%) Java EE
6 54 (3.62%) jQuery
6 54 (3.62%) .NET
7 53 (3.56%) LAMP
8 47 (3.15%) JSON
9 45 (3.02%) RabbitMQ
10 38 (2.55%) JMS
11 34 (2.28%) REST
12 33 (2.21%) RESTful
13 32 (2.15%) HTML5
14 30 (2.01%) CSS3
14 30 (2.01%) Ajax
15 26 (1.74%) SOAP
16 25 (1.68%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.87%) Data Centre
2 145 (9.73%) Clustering
3 87 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (2.75%) Replication
5 39 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.48%) Client/Server
6 37 (2.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 36 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
8 30 (2.01%) PKI
9 26 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 20 (1.34%) Computer Science
11 18 (1.21%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.14%) CLARiiON
13 16 (1.07%) Mobile App
13 16 (1.07%) Enterprise Cloud
14 14 (0.94%) Wiki
14 14 (0.94%) HACMP
15 12 (0.81%) W3C
16 10 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1319 (88.52%) Linux
2 941 (63.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 504 (33.83%) UNIX
4 484 (32.48%) Windows
5 231 (15.50%) Solaris
6 217 (14.56%) CentOS
7 126 (8.46%) Ubuntu
8 125 (8.39%) AIX
9 114 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 93 (6.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 91 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (5.77%) SUSE
13 56 (3.76%) Debian
14 38 (2.55%) HPUX
15 24 (1.61%) Fedora
15 24 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 24 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
16 19 (1.28%) Windows 2000
16 19 (1.28%) Windows XP
17 16 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (22.15%) DevOps
2 227 (15.23%) Configuration Management
3 210 (14.09%) Agile Software Development
4 196 (13.15%) Continuous Integration
5 175 (11.74%) ITIL
6 161 (10.81%) Open Source
7 143 (9.60%) Migration
8 94 (6.31%) Load Balancing
9 81 (5.44%) Scrum
10 77 (5.17%) Performance Tuning
11 75 (5.03%) E-Commerce
12 73 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
13 72 (4.83%) Change Management
14 70 (4.70%) Project Management
15 63 (4.23%) SOA
16 62 (4.16%) Service Management
16 62 (4.16%) TDD
17 52 (3.49%) Continuous Delivery
18 50 (3.36%) Capacity Management
19 48 (3.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 297 (19.93%) Perl
2 296 (19.87%) Java
3 258 (17.32%) Bash Shell
4 251 (16.85%) Python
5 247 (16.58%) SQL
6 215 (14.43%) Shell Script
7 151 (10.13%) Ruby
8 112 (7.52%) PHP
9 103 (6.91%) JavaScript
10 102 (6.85%) PowerShell
11 62 (4.16%) PL/SQL
12 60 (4.03%) Korn
13 56 (3.76%) C
14 39 (2.62%) C++
15 27 (1.81%) VB
16 17 (1.14%) C-shell
17 14 (0.94%) C#
18 10 (0.67%) Bourne shell
19 9 (0.60%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 9 (0.60%) AWK
Qualifications
1 202 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 120 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 59 (3.96%) RHCE
4 49 (3.29%) Degree
5 43 (2.89%) DV Cleared
6 37 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.54%) CCNP
10 22 (1.48%) CCNA
11 21 (1.41%) MCSE
12 13 (0.87%) RHCSA
13 10 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 9 (0.60%) MCSA
15 6 (0.40%) CCIE
15 6 (0.40%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 5 (0.34%) VCAP
16 5 (0.34%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.02%) QA
2 44 (2.95%) SLA
3 10 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.34%) WAI
6 4 (0.27%) COBIT
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
System Software
1 243 (16.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 156 (10.47%) Active Directory
3 100 (6.71%) vSphere
4 76 (5.10%) VMware ESX
5 75 (5.03%) Docker
6 65 (4.36%) Oracle RAC
7 64 (4.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 60 (4.03%) NFS
9 57 (3.83%) vCloud
10 51 (3.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 37 (2.48%) Hyper-V
12 35 (2.35%) KVM
13 32 (2.15%) Varnish
13 32 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
14 25 (1.68%) iptables
15 23 (1.54%) Squid
16 20 (1.34%) Samba
17 18 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 16 (1.07%) VirtualBox
19 13 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 407 (27.32%) Puppet
2 210 (14.09%) Opscode Chef
3 107 (7.18%) Ansible
4 89 (5.97%) Nagios
5 58 (3.89%) Salt
6 57 (3.83%) Vagrant
7 56 (3.76%) NetBackup
8 49 (3.29%) HAProxy
9 40 (2.68%) ZABBIX
10 38 (2.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 38 (2.55%) Data Guard
11 37 (2.48%) logstash
12 36 (2.42%) Rundeck
13 35 (2.35%) Kibana
14 33 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
15 30 (2.01%) BladeLogic
16 27 (1.81%) Oracle ZFS
17 26 (1.74%) Cacti
18 24 (1.61%) Tivoli
19 23 (1.54%) yum
Vendors
1 452 (30.34%) VMware
2 451 (30.27%) Oracle
3 231 (15.50%) Microsoft
4 213 (14.30%) HP
5 164 (11.01%) IBM
6 148 (9.93%) Cisco
7 147 (9.87%) EMC
8 103 (6.91%) Veritas
9 96 (6.44%) Sun
10 84 (5.64%) NetApp
11 51 (3.42%) Citrix
12 50 (3.36%) Symantec
13 49 (3.29%) Dell
14 47 (3.15%) F5
15 41 (2.75%) 3PAR
16 38 (2.55%) SAP
16 38 (2.55%) SolarWinds
17 35 (2.35%) Splunk
18 33 (2.21%) Sybase
19 32 (2.15%) Juniper
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