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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 142 174 148
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -26
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 790 587 642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.50% 1.24% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 2.69% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 362 383
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £289 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 26
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £46.50 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -32.14%
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
23578 21858 22057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.71% 46.16% 47.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14199 12778 11736
Average daily rate £388 £395 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1183 1084 1286
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.37
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.50 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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 -7 323 £425 - 118
South East +25 189 £400 +3.22% 39
North West +42 76 £350 +16.66% 11
Yorkshire +24 57 £250 -16.66% 16
South West -9 35 £450 -12.19% 17
North East - 34 £300 - 3
West Midlands +14 33 £350 +28.44% 14
East Midlands +18 23 £400 +13.96% 5
East of England -8 19 £450 +16.12% 10
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1383 (88.37%) Linux
2 950 (60.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 582 (37.19%) UNIX
4 476 (30.42%) Windows
5 420 (26.84%) VMware
6 417 (26.65%) Oracle
7 360 (23.00%) Puppet
8 334 (21.34%) Perl
9 327 (20.89%) Apache
10 312 (19.94%) Java
11 297 (18.98%) CentOS
12 280 (17.89%) DevOps
13 257 (16.42%) Python
14 241 (15.40%) Solaris
15 239 (15.27%) Finance
16 237 (15.14%) SQL
17 229 (14.63%) MySQL
18 227 (14.50%) Security Cleared
19 226 (14.44%) Shell Script
20 224 (14.31%) DNS
21 223 (14.25%) HP
22 221 (14.12%) PHP
23 218 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
24 217 (13.87%) Web Services
25 215 (13.74%) Microsoft
26 210 (13.42%) Bash Shell
27 207 (13.23%) Tomcat
28 204 (13.04%) Banking
29 188 (12.01%) SAN
30 171 (10.93%) Jenkins

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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
1 327 (20.89%) Apache
2 207 (13.23%) Tomcat
3 148 (9.46%) WebLogic
4 131 (8.37%) WebSphere
5 101 (6.45%) JBoss
6 82 (5.24%) IIS
7 56 (3.58%) OpenStack
8 53 (3.39%) nginx
9 47 (3.00%) SharePoint
10 37 (2.36%) Confluence
11 35 (2.24%) MS Exchange
12 33 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
13 29 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
14 26 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
15 25 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
16 15 (0.96%) Drupal
16 15 (0.96%) CMS
17 13 (0.83%) AquaLogic
18 12 (0.77%) NetWeaver
18 12 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 54 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.77%) MS Office
2 12 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.64%) MS Project
4 9 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Stata
5 2 (0.13%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.064%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 11 (0.70%) SAP ERP
2 8 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.38%) Maximo
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.32%) Summit
6 4 (0.26%) Magento
7 3 (0.19%) Shopify
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.19%) RMDS
7 3 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.13%) Agresso
8 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Enterprise
8 2 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 165 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 77 (4.92%) Amazon EC2
3 54 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 27 (1.73%) SaaS
4 27 (1.73%) PaaS
5 17 (1.09%) Route 53
5 17 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
6 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.02%) IaaS
7 12 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (0.58%) OpenShift
8 9 (0.58%) Heroku
8 9 (0.58%) Engine Yard
9 6 (0.38%) Office 365
10 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.064%) IBM SmartCloud
12 1 (0.064%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 224 (14.31%) DNS
2 188 (12.01%) SAN
3 170 (10.86%) Firewall
4 150 (9.58%) TCP/IP
5 100 (6.39%) LDAP
6 92 (5.88%) DHCP
7 78 (4.98%) HTTP
8 61 (3.90%) NAS
9 58 (3.71%) Internet
10 56 (3.58%) WAN
11 55 (3.51%) SSL
12 50 (3.19%) LAN
13 41 (2.62%) FTP
14 38 (2.43%) VPN
15 36 (2.30%) Network Security
16 27 (1.73%) SSH
17 24 (1.53%) HTTPS
17 24 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
17 24 (1.53%) Multicast
18 22 (1.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (14.63%) MySQL
2 141 (9.01%) Oracle Database
3 98 (6.26%) SQL Server
4 89 (5.69%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 56 (3.58%) MongoDB
7 54 (3.45%) NoSQL
8 48 (3.07%) Oracle Database 11g
9 42 (2.68%) RDBMS
10 38 (2.43%) DB2
10 38 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (2.30%) Big Data
12 29 (1.85%) Hadoop
13 27 (1.73%) Redis
13 27 (1.73%) Sybase ASE
13 27 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
14 22 (1.41%) CouchDB
14 22 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
15 21 (1.34%) Riak
15 21 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 171 (10.93%) Jenkins
2 117 (7.48%) Subversion
3 93 (5.94%) Git (software)
4 72 (4.60%) Hudson
5 63 (4.03%) Maven
6 52 (3.32%) JIRA
7 25 (1.60%) JMeter
8 16 (1.02%) Ant
9 15 (0.96%) JUnit
10 12 (0.77%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.70%) Artifactory
11 11 (0.70%) RSpec
12 10 (0.64%) Mercurial
12 10 (0.64%) Gradle
13 8 (0.51%) NUnit
13 8 (0.51%) CruiseControl
13 8 (0.51%) GoogleTest
14 7 (0.45%) CppUnit
14 7 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.45%) Selenium
General
1 239 (15.27%) Finance
2 204 (13.04%) Banking
3 77 (4.92%) Investment Banking
4 47 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 28 (1.79%) Retail
6 27 (1.73%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.53%) Front Office
8 23 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.15%) Games
10 14 (0.89%) Publishing
11 12 (0.77%) Marketing
12 10 (0.64%) Advertising
13 8 (0.51%) Legal
13 8 (0.51%) Electronics
14 5 (0.32%) Billing
15 4 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
15 4 (0.26%) French Language
16 3 (0.19%) German Language
16 3 (0.19%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 214 (13.67%) Administrator
2 155 (9.90%) Developer
3 149 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 142 (9.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 134 (8.56%) Linux Engineer
6 127 (8.12%) Linux Administrator
7 115 (7.35%) Analyst
8 105 (6.71%) Architect
9 89 (5.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 80 (5.11%) Consultant
11 78 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 61 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
13 58 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
13 58 (3.71%) Support Engineer
14 57 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
15 55 (3.51%) DBA
16 54 (3.45%) Support Analyst
17 53 (3.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
18 50 (3.19%) Linux Support
19 45 (2.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (13.87%) Web Services
2 149 (9.52%) Middleware
3 147 (9.39%) LAMP
4 120 (7.67%) XML
5 67 (4.28%) WebSphere MQ
6 58 (3.71%) .NET
7 51 (3.26%) SOAP
7 51 (3.26%) jQuery
8 46 (2.94%) Java EE
9 43 (2.75%) Spring
9 43 (2.75%) HTML
9 43 (2.75%) JMS
10 38 (2.43%) XSLT
11 37 (2.36%) JSON
12 33 (2.11%) CSS
13 32 (2.04%) J2EE
14 25 (1.60%) REST
15 24 (1.53%) Servlets
16 23 (1.47%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 165 (10.54%) Open Source
2 92 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (5.43%) Clustering
4 44 (2.81%) Replication
5 32 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 31 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 29 (1.85%) PKI
8 28 (1.79%) Mobile App
8 28 (1.79%) Oracle Exalogic
9 27 (1.73%) Derivative
10 25 (1.60%) CESG
11 22 (1.41%) CLARiiON
12 21 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 21 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 20 (1.28%) Wiki
13 20 (1.28%) DataPower
13 20 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
14 18 (1.15%) Fixed Income
15 15 (0.96%) HACMP
15 15 (0.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1383 (88.37%) Linux
2 950 (60.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 582 (37.19%) UNIX
4 476 (30.42%) Windows
5 297 (18.98%) CentOS
6 241 (15.40%) Solaris
7 168 (10.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 155 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
9 120 (7.67%) Ubuntu
10 116 (7.41%) AIX
11 91 (5.81%) Debian
12 80 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 77 (4.92%) SUSE
14 65 (4.15%) HPUX
15 38 (2.43%) Oracle Linux
16 34 (2.17%) Windows XP
17 32 (2.04%) Windows 7
18 31 (1.98%) Android
19 28 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 23 (1.47%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (17.89%) DevOps
2 170 (10.86%) Configuration Management
3 169 (10.80%) ITIL
4 152 (9.71%) Agile Software Development
5 130 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
6 119 (7.60%) Migration
7 86 (5.50%) Change Management
8 82 (5.24%) OO
9 74 (4.73%) Scrum
10 72 (4.60%) Performance Tuning
11 67 (4.28%) Project Management
12 66 (4.22%) Load Balancing
13 61 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
14 56 (3.58%) SOA
15 54 (3.45%) E-Commerce
16 52 (3.32%) Service Management
17 50 (3.19%) Incident Management
18 46 (2.94%) Capacity Planning
19 44 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
20 41 (2.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 334 (21.34%) Perl
2 312 (19.94%) Java
3 257 (16.42%) Python
4 237 (15.14%) SQL
5 226 (14.44%) Shell Script
6 221 (14.12%) PHP
7 210 (13.42%) Bash Shell
8 164 (10.48%) Ruby
9 78 (4.98%) Korn
10 62 (3.96%) C
11 55 (3.51%) JavaScript
12 44 (2.81%) PL/SQL
13 36 (2.30%) PowerShell
14 34 (2.17%) C++
15 27 (1.73%) VB
16 19 (1.21%) sed
16 19 (1.21%) XPath
16 19 (1.21%) C#
17 17 (1.09%) Bourne shell
17 17 (1.09%) AWK
Qualifications
1 227 (14.50%) Security Cleared
2 163 (10.42%) SC Cleared
3 60 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 52 (3.32%) Degree
5 51 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 43 (2.75%) MCSE
8 42 (2.68%) CCNA
9 33 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (2.04%) RHCE
11 22 (1.41%) MCITP
12 21 (1.34%) CCNP
13 12 (0.77%) MCP
13 12 (0.77%) MCSA
14 11 (0.70%) RHCSA
14 11 (0.70%) BC Cleared
14 11 (0.70%) JNCIA
15 10 (0.64%) CISSP
16 9 (0.58%) HNC
17 7 (0.45%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (3.00%) QA
2 35 (2.24%) SLA
3 14 (0.89%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) ISO 14001
5 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) DICOM
7 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 218 (13.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 152 (9.71%) Active Directory
3 74 (4.73%) NFS
4 65 (4.15%) VMware ESX
5 61 (3.90%) vSphere
6 56 (3.58%) Oracle RAC
7 53 (3.39%) vCloud
8 47 (3.00%) Samba
9 42 (2.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 35 (2.24%) XenServer
11 30 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
12 21 (1.34%) XenApp
12 21 (1.34%) Xen
13 20 (1.28%) Firmware
14 19 (1.21%) KVM
14 19 (1.21%) Postfix
15 18 (1.15%) Hyper-V
16 17 (1.09%) Oracle RMAN
17 16 (1.02%) XenDesktop
17 16 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 360 (23.00%) Puppet
2 153 (9.78%) Opscode Chef
3 143 (9.14%) Nagios
4 64 (4.09%) NetBackup
5 52 (3.32%) Salt
6 49 (3.13%) ZABBIX
7 44 (2.81%) Cacti
8 37 (2.36%) Vagrant
9 35 (2.24%) Tivoli
10 28 (1.79%) Ansible
11 25 (1.60%) YUM
12 21 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 20 (1.28%) OpenView
14 17 (1.09%) SCOM
14 17 (1.09%) Control-M
15 15 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.96%) SCCM
15 15 (0.96%) BladeLogic
16 14 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
17 13 (0.83%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 420 (26.84%) VMware
2 417 (26.65%) Oracle
3 223 (14.25%) HP
4 215 (13.74%) Microsoft
5 166 (10.61%) IBM
6 135 (8.63%) EMC
7 126 (8.05%) Cisco
8 93 (5.94%) Citrix
9 78 (4.98%) NetApp
10 74 (4.73%) Sun
11 65 (4.15%) Veritas
12 45 (2.88%) Sybase
13 36 (2.30%) SAP
14 33 (2.11%) Symantec
15 31 (1.98%) Rackspace
15 31 (1.98%) F5
15 31 (1.98%) Splunk
15 31 (1.98%) Dell
16 25 (1.60%) TIBCO
17 23 (1.47%) Percona
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