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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 157 180 126
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -54
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 670 520 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.12% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 2.45% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 341 399
Average daily rate
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£415 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 7
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.19 £26.75 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £42.25 £43.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.44 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+18.50% +33.33%
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
21752 21223 18790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.60% 45.61% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12681 11868 10146
Average daily rate £400 £390 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £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 904 927 1162
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +10 341 £450 +4.04% 115
South East +30 142 £350 -8.19% 35
South West -9 41 £375 +4.16% 22
North West +7 38 £355 -2.73% 10
Yorkshire +22 34 £360 +27.43% 25
East Midlands +10 23 £450 - 7
East of England +12 21 £400 -11.11% 12
West Midlands -1 14 £431 +5.82% 10
North East +6 11 £300 +4.34% 9
Midlands - - - - 1
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1257 (86.69%) Linux
2 877 (60.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 518 (35.72%) UNIX
4 498 (34.34%) Windows
5 432 (29.79%) Oracle
6 408 (28.14%) VMware
7 348 (24.00%) Puppet
8 317 (21.86%) Perl
9 306 (21.10%) Java
10 276 (19.03%) Apache
11 272 (18.76%) Solaris
12 271 (18.69%) DevOps
13 267 (18.41%) CentOS
14 250 (17.24%) Security Cleared
15 243 (16.76%) Python
16 236 (16.28%) Finance
17 227 (15.66%) HP
18 221 (15.24%) SQL
19 212 (14.62%) Microsoft
20 209 (14.41%) Shell Script
20 209 (14.41%) MySQL
21 205 (14.14%) DNS
22 202 (13.93%) Web Services
23 197 (13.59%) Bash Shell
24 196 (13.52%) Jenkins
25 190 (13.10%) Firewall
26 183 (12.62%) Configuration Management
26 183 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
27 179 (12.34%) SAN
28 167 (11.52%) SC Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 276 (19.03%) Apache
2 151 (10.41%) Tomcat
3 148 (10.21%) WebLogic
4 93 (6.41%) WebSphere
5 90 (6.21%) JBoss
6 81 (5.59%) IIS
7 68 (4.69%) OpenStack
8 66 (4.55%) Confluence
9 57 (3.93%) nginx
10 41 (2.83%) SharePoint
11 33 (2.28%) MS Exchange
12 21 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
12 21 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (1.24%) AquaLogic
14 17 (1.17%) MediaWiki
15 16 (1.10%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
16 14 (0.97%) IBM HTTP Server
17 13 (0.90%) Lync
18 12 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 44 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.41%) MS Project
4 4 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) Stata
7 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.28%) Summit
6 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.21%) Maximo
7 3 (0.21%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.14%) RMDS
8 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.14%) Agresso
9 1 (0.069%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.069%) Tridion
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.069%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.069%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 158 (10.90%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
3 40 (2.76%) Amazon S3
4 25 (1.72%) PaaS
5 21 (1.45%) SaaS
6 19 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.24%) IaaS
8 16 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
8 16 (1.10%) Heroku
8 16 (1.10%) Engine Yard
9 15 (1.03%) Route 53
10 14 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
11 12 (0.83%) OpenShift
12 6 (0.41%) Office 365
13 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.069%) Joyent
14 1 (0.069%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 205 (14.14%) DNS
2 190 (13.10%) Firewall
3 179 (12.34%) SAN
4 151 (10.41%) TCP/IP
5 88 (6.07%) HTTP
6 83 (5.72%) LDAP
7 74 (5.10%) DHCP
8 66 (4.55%) SSL
9 59 (4.07%) Internet
10 52 (3.59%) Network Security
11 48 (3.31%) VLAN
12 47 (3.24%) WAN
13 44 (3.03%) LAN
14 41 (2.83%) NAS
15 39 (2.69%) VPN
16 32 (2.21%) FTP
17 26 (1.79%) BGP
18 23 (1.59%) IPsec
19 21 (1.45%) SSH
20 20 (1.38%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (14.41%) MySQL
2 166 (11.45%) Oracle Database
3 98 (6.76%) SQL Server
4 88 (6.07%) MongoDB
5 80 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 79 (5.45%) NoSQL
7 67 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 53 (3.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 48 (3.31%) RDBMS
11 38 (2.62%) Big Data
12 35 (2.41%) Hadoop
13 28 (1.93%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
15 19 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
16 18 (1.24%) CouchDB
17 17 (1.17%) Riak
17 17 (1.17%) Oracle9i Database
18 12 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (0.83%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 196 (13.52%) Jenkins
2 158 (10.90%) Subversion
3 111 (7.66%) Git (software)
4 106 (7.31%) Maven
5 89 (6.14%) JIRA
6 82 (5.66%) Hudson
7 45 (3.10%) Ant
8 35 (2.41%) JUnit
9 30 (2.07%) Eclipse
10 28 (1.93%) TeamCity
11 27 (1.86%) Gradle
12 25 (1.72%) Mercurial
13 14 (0.97%) Artifactory
14 12 (0.83%) ClearQuest
15 11 (0.76%) JMeter
15 11 (0.76%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.69%) Gerrit
16 10 (0.69%) SoapUI
17 9 (0.62%) MSBuild
17 9 (0.62%) GoogleTest
General
1 236 (16.28%) Finance
2 143 (9.86%) Banking
3 67 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 42 (2.90%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 26 (1.79%) Retail
7 22 (1.52%) Marketing
8 21 (1.45%) Games
9 18 (1.24%) Financial Institution
10 16 (1.10%) Publishing
11 9 (0.62%) Advertising
12 8 (0.55%) Electronics
13 7 (0.48%) Legal
14 4 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.21%) German Language
15 3 (0.21%) Front Office
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
16 2 (0.14%) Law
16 2 (0.14%) Military
16 2 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 207 (14.28%) Administrator
2 163 (11.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 159 (10.97%) Developer
4 143 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
5 126 (8.69%) Systems Administrator
6 119 (8.21%) Linux Administrator
7 114 (7.86%) Architect
8 86 (5.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 80 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 79 (5.45%) Analyst
11 64 (4.41%) Consultant
12 62 (4.28%) Java Developer
13 55 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
14 52 (3.59%) Support Engineer
14 52 (3.59%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 45 (3.10%) DBA
16 44 (3.03%) UNIX Administrator
17 43 (2.97%) UNIX Engineer
18 37 (2.55%) Linux Support
19 36 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (13.93%) Web Services
2 123 (8.48%) Middleware
3 106 (7.31%) XML
4 90 (6.21%) LAMP
5 67 (4.62%) SOAP
6 62 (4.28%) .NET
7 53 (3.66%) J2EE
8 50 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
9 47 (3.24%) JMS
10 46 (3.17%) HTML
11 44 (3.03%) Java EE
11 44 (3.03%) jQuery
12 39 (2.69%) Spring
13 37 (2.55%) JSON
14 33 (2.28%) CSS
15 31 (2.14%) XSLT
16 27 (1.86%) REST
17 25 (1.72%) Hibernate
18 24 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
18 24 (1.66%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.31%) Open Source
2 128 (8.83%) Clustering
3 101 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 31 (2.14%) PKI
6 30 (2.07%) Replication
7 29 (2.00%) Wiki
8 26 (1.79%) Oracle Exalogic
9 25 (1.72%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.66%) Computer Science
10 24 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.66%) Derivative
11 23 (1.59%) CESG
12 22 (1.52%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.52%) DataPower
13 21 (1.45%) Device Driver
14 16 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.97%) Online Games
15 14 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 13 (0.90%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 1257 (86.69%) Linux
2 877 (60.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 518 (35.72%) UNIX
4 498 (34.34%) Windows
5 272 (18.76%) Solaris
6 267 (18.41%) CentOS
7 160 (11.03%) Windows Server 2008
7 160 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (8.41%) AIX
9 121 (8.34%) Ubuntu
10 81 (5.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 76 (5.24%) SUSE
12 67 (4.62%) Debian
13 60 (4.14%) HPUX
14 37 (2.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 36 (2.48%) Windows XP
16 35 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
17 27 (1.86%) Windows 7
17 27 (1.86%) Fedora
18 26 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (18.69%) DevOps
2 183 (12.62%) Configuration Management
3 157 (10.83%) Agile Software Development
4 154 (10.62%) ITIL
5 148 (10.21%) Continuous Integration
6 100 (6.90%) Migration
7 91 (6.28%) Change Management
8 82 (5.66%) Load Balancing
9 79 (5.45%) OO
10 69 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 67 (4.62%) Scrum
12 58 (4.00%) Project Management
13 57 (3.93%) E-Commerce
14 55 (3.79%) Service Management
15 52 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
16 50 (3.45%) Service Delivery
17 48 (3.31%) Capacity Planning
17 48 (3.31%) Performance Monitoring
18 47 (3.24%) SOA
19 45 (3.10%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 317 (21.86%) Perl
2 306 (21.10%) Java
3 243 (16.76%) Python
4 221 (15.24%) SQL
5 209 (14.41%) Shell Script
6 197 (13.59%) Bash Shell
7 160 (11.03%) PHP
8 140 (9.66%) Ruby
9 61 (4.21%) Korn
10 60 (4.14%) JavaScript
11 50 (3.45%) C
12 45 (3.10%) PL/SQL
13 38 (2.62%) C++
14 36 (2.48%) PowerShell
15 22 (1.52%) C#
16 19 (1.31%) VB
17 16 (1.10%) AWK
18 12 (0.83%) XPath
18 12 (0.83%) VBScript
18 12 (0.83%) sed
Qualifications
1 250 (17.24%) Security Cleared
2 167 (11.52%) SC Cleared
3 80 (5.52%) DV Cleared
4 54 (3.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (2.97%) Cisco Certification
6 41 (2.83%) MCSE
7 39 (2.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (2.41%) Degree
9 32 (2.21%) RHCE
10 30 (2.07%) CCNA
11 27 (1.86%) VCP4
12 21 (1.45%) MCITP
12 21 (1.45%) CCNP
13 17 (1.17%) RHCSA
14 15 (1.03%) MCP
15 14 (0.97%) RHCT
16 13 (0.90%) RHCA
17 12 (0.83%) MCSA
18 9 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 8 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.66%) QA
2 32 (2.21%) SLA
3 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.21%) HL7
6 2 (0.14%) DICOM
System Software
1 183 (12.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 150 (10.34%) Active Directory
3 81 (5.59%) vSphere
4 49 (3.38%) Samba
4 49 (3.38%) VMware ESX
5 45 (3.10%) NFS
6 42 (2.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 40 (2.76%) vCloud
8 34 (2.34%) Postfix
8 34 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
9 31 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (2.00%) XenServer
11 20 (1.38%) Firmware
11 20 (1.38%) Docker
12 19 (1.31%) KVM
12 19 (1.31%) Oracle RMAN
13 18 (1.24%) Hyper-V
13 18 (1.24%) Varnish
14 16 (1.10%) XenApp
14 16 (1.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 348 (24.00%) Puppet
2 127 (8.76%) Opscode Chef
3 122 (8.41%) Nagios
4 57 (3.93%) NetBackup
5 55 (3.79%) ZABBIX
6 49 (3.38%) Salt
7 37 (2.55%) Red Hat Satellite
8 36 (2.48%) Cacti
9 32 (2.21%) Cobbler
9 32 (2.21%) Vagrant
9 32 (2.21%) Ansible
10 30 (2.07%) Tivoli
11 26 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 24 (1.66%) yum
13 21 (1.45%) Data Guard
14 20 (1.38%) HAProxy
15 19 (1.31%) OpenView
16 17 (1.17%) HP SiteScope
17 16 (1.10%) SCCM
18 15 (1.03%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 432 (29.79%) Oracle
2 408 (28.14%) VMware
3 227 (15.66%) HP
4 212 (14.62%) Microsoft
5 137 (9.45%) Cisco
6 119 (8.21%) IBM
7 95 (6.55%) Citrix
8 92 (6.34%) NetApp
9 87 (6.00%) EMC
10 59 (4.07%) Sun
10 59 (4.07%) Veritas
11 47 (3.24%) F5
12 42 (2.90%) Splunk
13 36 (2.48%) Symantec
14 30 (2.07%) Dell
15 29 (2.00%) SAP
16 26 (1.79%) Sybase
17 25 (1.72%) Rackspace
18 23 (1.59%) Atlassian
18 23 (1.59%) TIBCO
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 42 minutes ago
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Heat Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £276 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £400 to £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago