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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 136 187 132
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -55
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 746 495 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.61% 1.13% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 2.47% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 345 378
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £316 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 £13.40 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.52 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
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
21330 20067 18887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.93% 45.63% 46.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12693 11425 10135
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £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 934 897 1222
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.65 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +15 364 £450 +5.88% 99
South East +51 174 £375 -6.25% 27
Yorkshire - 52 £310 - 25
North West +9 36 £350 -10.82% 14
South West -3 36 £375 +17.18% 14
West Midlands +27 34 £425 +42.85% 10
East of England +15 25 £450 +16.12% 7
North East - 15 £300 - 1
East Midlands +11 8 £388 +10.39% 5
Midlands - - - -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1315 (88.02%) Linux
2 899 (60.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 578 (38.69%) UNIX
4 488 (32.66%) Windows
5 418 (27.98%) Oracle
6 408 (27.31%) VMware
7 360 (24.10%) Puppet
8 322 (21.55%) Perl
9 300 (20.08%) Solaris
10 298 (19.95%) Java
11 280 (18.74%) Apache
12 276 (18.47%) CentOS
13 269 (18.01%) DevOps
14 241 (16.13%) Security Cleared
15 240 (16.06%) HP
15 240 (16.06%) Finance
16 227 (15.19%) Python
17 222 (14.86%) DNS
18 219 (14.66%) Microsoft
19 216 (14.46%) Shell Script
20 210 (14.06%) SQL
21 209 (13.99%) MySQL
22 207 (13.86%) Web Services
23 203 (13.59%) SAN
24 187 (12.52%) Firewall
24 187 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
25 183 (12.25%) Configuration Management
25 183 (12.25%) PHP
26 181 (12.12%) Bash Shell
26 181 (12.12%) Jenkins

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 280 (18.74%) Apache
2 171 (11.45%) Tomcat
3 157 (10.51%) WebLogic
4 122 (8.17%) WebSphere
5 99 (6.63%) JBoss
6 74 (4.95%) IIS
7 68 (4.55%) OpenStack
8 63 (4.22%) nginx
9 46 (3.08%) Confluence
10 45 (3.01%) SharePoint
11 34 (2.28%) MS Exchange
12 32 (2.14%) WebSphere Application Server
13 22 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
14 20 (1.34%) IBM HTTP Server
14 20 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
15 16 (1.07%) AquaLogic
16 13 (0.87%) MediaWiki
16 13 (0.87%) Lync
16 13 (0.87%) CMS
17 12 (0.80%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 48 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (1.14%) MS Office
3 10 (0.67%) MS Project
4 9 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Stata
7 1 (0.067%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.067%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (0.74%) SAP ERP
2 10 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
4 5 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.27%) Summit
6 3 (0.20%) RMDS
6 3 (0.20%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
6 3 (0.20%) Maximo
7 2 (0.13%) Agresso
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.067%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.067%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.067%) assyst
8 1 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 162 (10.84%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
3 52 (3.48%) Amazon S3
4 29 (1.94%) SaaS
4 29 (1.94%) PaaS
5 20 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (1.14%) Route 53
7 15 (1.00%) IaaS
8 14 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (0.80%) Heroku
9 12 (0.80%) Engine Yard
9 12 (0.80%) OpenShift
10 4 (0.27%) Office 365
10 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.067%) Yammer
12 1 (0.067%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 222 (14.86%) DNS
2 203 (13.59%) SAN
3 187 (12.52%) Firewall
4 157 (10.51%) TCP/IP
5 93 (6.22%) HTTP
6 92 (6.16%) LDAP
7 87 (5.82%) DHCP
8 71 (4.75%) SSL
9 57 (3.82%) Internet
10 48 (3.21%) WAN
10 48 (3.21%) NAS
11 44 (2.95%) LAN
12 41 (2.74%) VLAN
13 38 (2.54%) VPN
14 37 (2.48%) Network Security
15 36 (2.41%) FTP
16 25 (1.67%) SSH
17 21 (1.41%) Multicast
17 21 (1.41%) BGP
18 20 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (13.99%) MySQL
2 163 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 93 (6.22%) SQL Server
4 84 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
5 73 (4.89%) MongoDB
6 70 (4.69%) NoSQL
6 70 (4.69%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
8 51 (3.41%) RDBMS
9 43 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (2.48%) Big Data
11 29 (1.94%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
13 24 (1.61%) DB2
14 21 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (1.20%) Oracle9i Database
15 18 (1.20%) CouchDB
16 17 (1.14%) Riak
16 17 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (1.07%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 181 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 147 (9.84%) Subversion
3 102 (6.83%) Git (software)
4 93 (6.22%) Maven
5 75 (5.02%) Hudson
6 64 (4.28%) JIRA
7 29 (1.94%) JUnit
8 28 (1.87%) Ant
9 27 (1.81%) Eclipse
10 18 (1.20%) TeamCity
11 16 (1.07%) Gradle
12 15 (1.00%) Mercurial
13 13 (0.87%) Artifactory
14 12 (0.80%) JMeter
15 10 (0.67%) ClearQuest
16 9 (0.60%) GoogleTest
16 9 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 9 (0.60%) NUnit
16 9 (0.60%) CruiseControl
16 9 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
General
1 240 (16.06%) Finance
2 173 (11.58%) Banking
3 67 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 60 (4.02%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 24 (1.61%) Retail
6 24 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.20%) Games
8 17 (1.14%) Marketing
9 16 (1.07%) Publishing
10 9 (0.60%) Advertising
11 8 (0.54%) Electronics
12 7 (0.47%) Legal
13 6 (0.40%) Front Office
14 4 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.20%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) German Language
16 2 (0.13%) Military
16 2 (0.13%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 208 (13.92%) Administrator
2 171 (11.45%) Developer
3 147 (9.84%) DevOps Engineer
4 140 (9.37%) Linux Engineer
5 128 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 118 (7.90%) Linux Administrator
7 107 (7.16%) Architect
8 101 (6.76%) Analyst
9 88 (5.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 77 (5.15%) Consultant
11 75 (5.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 62 (4.15%) Java Developer
13 57 (3.82%) Support Engineer
13 57 (3.82%) Systems Engineer
14 53 (3.55%) UNIX Engineer
15 50 (3.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 50 (3.35%) UNIX Administrator
15 50 (3.35%) Support Analyst
16 47 (3.15%) Linux Support
17 44 (2.95%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 207 (13.86%) Web Services
2 130 (8.70%) Middleware
3 117 (7.83%) XML
4 113 (7.56%) LAMP
5 65 (4.35%) SOAP
6 59 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
7 58 (3.88%) .NET
8 57 (3.82%) jQuery
9 54 (3.61%) JMS
10 50 (3.35%) HTML
11 49 (3.28%) J2EE
12 45 (3.01%) XSLT
13 44 (2.95%) Java EE
14 42 (2.81%) Spring
15 41 (2.74%) CSS
16 33 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
17 32 (2.14%) JSON
18 31 (2.07%) Servlets
19 27 (1.81%) Grails
20 26 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.84%) Open Source
2 108 (7.23%) Clustering
3 102 (6.83%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (2.48%) Replication
5 32 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.01%) Derivative
7 29 (1.94%) Oracle Exalogic
8 28 (1.87%) PKI
8 28 (1.87%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.61%) Computer Science
9 24 (1.61%) DataPower
10 23 (1.54%) CESG
11 22 (1.47%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
12 21 (1.41%) Wiki
13 19 (1.27%) Management Information System
14 17 (1.14%) Fixed Income
15 16 (1.07%) Device Driver
16 15 (1.00%) CLARiiON
17 14 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1315 (88.02%) Linux
2 899 (60.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 578 (38.69%) UNIX
4 488 (32.66%) Windows
5 300 (20.08%) Solaris
6 276 (18.47%) CentOS
7 174 (11.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 167 (11.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 132 (8.84%) AIX
10 111 (7.43%) Ubuntu
11 81 (5.42%) SUSE
12 77 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (4.55%) Debian
14 61 (4.08%) HPUX
15 38 (2.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 33 (2.21%) Oracle Linux
17 32 (2.14%) Windows XP
17 32 (2.14%) Windows 7
17 32 (2.14%) Android
18 21 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (18.01%) DevOps
2 183 (12.25%) Configuration Management
3 168 (11.24%) ITIL
4 152 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 131 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 103 (6.89%) Migration
7 95 (6.36%) Change Management
8 92 (6.16%) OO
9 80 (5.35%) Load Balancing
10 70 (4.69%) Scrum
11 66 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 66 (4.42%) Project Management
12 63 (4.22%) Service Management
13 61 (4.08%) E-Commerce
14 59 (3.95%) Incident Management
15 50 (3.35%) SOA
16 47 (3.15%) Service Delivery
17 46 (3.08%) Performance Tuning
18 45 (3.01%) Capacity Planning
19 44 (2.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 322 (21.55%) Perl
2 298 (19.95%) Java
3 227 (15.19%) Python
4 216 (14.46%) Shell Script
5 210 (14.06%) SQL
6 183 (12.25%) PHP
7 181 (12.12%) Bash Shell
8 148 (9.91%) Ruby
9 73 (4.89%) JavaScript
10 65 (4.35%) Korn
11 54 (3.61%) C
12 36 (2.41%) PowerShell
13 35 (2.34%) PL/SQL
14 33 (2.21%) C++
15 29 (1.94%) VB
16 21 (1.41%) C#
17 20 (1.34%) XPath
18 16 (1.07%) Jython
19 14 (0.94%) Bourne shell
20 12 (0.80%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 241 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 171 (11.45%) SC Cleared
3 69 (4.62%) DV Cleared
4 59 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 57 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (2.88%) CCNA
7 41 (2.74%) MCSE
8 36 (2.41%) Degree
9 29 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 29 (1.94%) RHCE
10 27 (1.81%) CCNP
11 21 (1.41%) MCITP
12 15 (1.00%) RHCSA
12 15 (1.00%) RHCT
13 13 (0.87%) RHCA
14 11 (0.74%) MCP
15 9 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 9 (0.60%) HNC
16 8 (0.54%) MCSA
16 8 (0.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.41%) QA
2 33 (2.21%) SLA
3 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 187 (12.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 149 (9.97%) Active Directory
3 70 (4.69%) vSphere
4 53 (3.55%) NFS
5 50 (3.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 49 (3.28%) Samba
7 48 (3.21%) vCloud
8 45 (3.01%) VMware ESX
9 34 (2.28%) Oracle RAC
10 32 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (1.94%) XenServer
12 28 (1.87%) Postfix
13 22 (1.47%) XenApp
14 21 (1.41%) Firmware
15 19 (1.27%) KVM
16 18 (1.20%) Oracle RMAN
17 17 (1.14%) Docker
17 17 (1.14%) Veritas File System
17 17 (1.14%) Xen
18 16 (1.07%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 360 (24.10%) Puppet
2 143 (9.57%) Nagios
3 140 (9.37%) Opscode Chef
4 72 (4.82%) NetBackup
5 56 (3.75%) ZABBIX
6 51 (3.41%) Salt
7 43 (2.88%) Cacti
8 35 (2.34%) Vagrant
9 34 (2.28%) Tivoli
10 33 (2.21%) Red Hat Satellite
11 31 (2.07%) Ansible
12 28 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 25 (1.67%) Cobbler
14 23 (1.54%) OpenView
15 18 (1.20%) yum
16 16 (1.07%) Data Guard
17 14 (0.94%) SCCM
17 14 (0.94%) SELinux
18 13 (0.87%) HP SiteScope
18 13 (0.87%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 418 (27.98%) Oracle
2 408 (27.31%) VMware
3 240 (16.06%) HP
4 219 (14.66%) Microsoft
5 144 (9.64%) IBM
6 134 (8.97%) Cisco
7 111 (7.43%) EMC
8 102 (6.83%) Citrix
9 78 (5.22%) NetApp
10 71 (4.75%) Veritas
11 66 (4.42%) Sun
12 47 (3.15%) F5
13 44 (2.95%) Splunk
14 37 (2.48%) Symantec
15 36 (2.41%) SAP
16 35 (2.34%) Sybase
17 31 (2.07%) Dell
18 28 (1.87%) Rackspace
19 24 (1.61%) Percona
19 24 (1.61%) TIBCO
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Rullion IT Plus
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City of London
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TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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City, London
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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ComputAppoint
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