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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 147 143 153
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 772 750 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.51% 1.54% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 3.30% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 478 393
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 13
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £19.40 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £38.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -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
23409 22747 24578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.94% 46.74% 46.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13406 12936 12896
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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 £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1027 1041 1259
Average hourly rate £18.44 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.15 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -21 344 £450 +12.50% 116
South East -15 131 £380 -1.93% 31
South West +23 68 £400 +14.28% 10
Yorkshire +10 68 £285 +0.88% 25
North West +32 64 £313 -2.34% 14
West Midlands +17 40 £313 -28.57% 4
East Midlands +12 26 £400 +14.28% 3
East of England -57 19 £400 +14.28% 8
North East -10 18 £303 -13.57% 2
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1220 (89.38%) Linux
2 886 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 537 (39.34%) UNIX
4 422 (30.92%) Oracle
5 395 (28.94%) Windows
6 347 (25.42%) Perl
7 339 (24.84%) VMware
8 309 (22.64%) Apache
9 295 (21.61%) Puppet
10 256 (18.75%) Solaris
11 254 (18.61%) CentOS
12 249 (18.24%) Java
13 248 (18.17%) SQL
14 245 (17.95%) Python
15 219 (16.04%) Finance
16 217 (15.90%) MySQL
17 214 (15.68%) Bash Shell
17 214 (15.68%) DevOps
18 207 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 206 (15.09%) PHP
20 193 (14.14%) Banking
21 183 (13.41%) Firewall
22 182 (13.33%) Shell Script
23 172 (12.60%) SAN
23 172 (12.60%) Tomcat
24 168 (12.31%) Oracle Database
25 163 (11.94%) IBM
26 162 (11.87%) HP
27 158 (11.58%) DNS
28 157 (11.50%) ITIL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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
1 309 (22.64%) Apache
2 172 (12.60%) Tomcat
3 122 (8.94%) WebLogic
4 119 (8.72%) WebSphere
5 82 (6.01%) IIS
6 62 (4.54%) nginx
7 36 (2.64%) OpenStack
8 34 (2.49%) SharePoint
9 33 (2.42%) Confluence
10 26 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
10 26 (1.90%) MS Exchange
11 24 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
11 24 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (1.32%) IBM HTTP Server
13 16 (1.17%) Drupal
14 15 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.95%) MediaWiki
16 12 (0.88%) Moodle
16 12 (0.88%) MQSeries
17 11 (0.81%) CMS
Applications
1 58 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
2 10 (0.73%) MS Office
3 5 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.29%) MS Project
5 2 (0.15%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.073%) SPSS
6 1 (0.073%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 14 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 9 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
4 8 (0.59%) SAP ERP
4 8 (0.59%) Maximo
5 7 (0.51%) RMDS
5 7 (0.51%) Magento
6 6 (0.44%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.29%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.29%) SAP FI
9 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Enterprise
9 3 (0.22%) Hyperion Planning
9 3 (0.22%) Shopify
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle FAH
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle E-Business Tax
Cloud Services
1 144 (10.55%) Amazon AWS
2 84 (6.15%) Amazon EC2
3 64 (4.69%) Amazon S3
4 35 (2.56%) SaaS
5 29 (2.12%) Route 53
5 29 (2.12%) Amazon ELB
6 26 (1.90%) PaaS
7 17 (1.25%) IaaS
8 15 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (0.81%) Office 365
10 5 (0.37%) Joyent
11 4 (0.29%) Google Apps
12 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 183 (13.41%) Firewall
2 172 (12.60%) SAN
3 158 (11.58%) DNS
4 125 (9.16%) LDAP
5 100 (7.33%) TCP/IP
6 71 (5.20%) DHCP
7 70 (5.13%) WAN
8 67 (4.91%) LAN
9 53 (3.88%) Internet
10 51 (3.74%) VPN
10 51 (3.74%) NAS
11 46 (3.37%) HTTP
12 41 (3.00%) SSH
13 40 (2.93%) Multicast
14 35 (2.56%) SSL
15 29 (2.12%) Network Security
16 25 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
17 22 (1.61%) Kerberos
18 19 (1.39%) OSPF
19 18 (1.32%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (15.90%) MySQL
2 168 (12.31%) Oracle Database
3 103 (7.55%) SQL Server
4 73 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
5 67 (4.91%) Relational Database
6 66 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (3.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 39 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.71%) DB2
9 37 (2.71%) RDBMS
10 33 (2.42%) NoSQL
11 31 (2.27%) Big Data
12 29 (2.12%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.98%) Sybase ASE
14 26 (1.90%) Hadoop
15 24 (1.76%) Redis
16 21 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
17 19 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
18 17 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
18 17 (1.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 132 (9.67%) Jenkins
2 88 (6.45%) Git (software)
3 81 (5.93%) Subversion
4 77 (5.64%) Hudson
5 50 (3.66%) Maven
6 41 (3.00%) JIRA
7 19 (1.39%) JMeter
8 16 (1.17%) JUnit
9 11 (0.81%) Cucumber
10 10 (0.73%) Eclipse
11 9 (0.66%) Ant
11 9 (0.66%) Mercurial
12 8 (0.59%) RSpec
12 8 (0.59%) Oracle Forms
13 7 (0.51%) Gradle
14 6 (0.44%) Artifactory
15 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
16 4 (0.29%) Selenium
16 4 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 219 (16.04%) Finance
2 193 (14.14%) Banking
3 70 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 40 (2.93%) Telecoms
5 35 (2.56%) Retail
6 29 (2.12%) Front Office
7 15 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.10%) Marketing
8 13 (0.95%) Financial Institution
9 12 (0.88%) Games
10 11 (0.81%) Electronics
11 10 (0.73%) Advertising
12 6 (0.44%) Billing
13 4 (0.29%) Publishing
13 4 (0.29%) Legal
13 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.22%) French Language
14 3 (0.22%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (17.95%) Administrator
2 188 (13.77%) Systems Administrator
3 154 (11.28%) Linux Administrator
4 124 (9.08%) Linux Engineer
5 115 (8.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 109 (7.99%) Developer
7 108 (7.91%) DevOps Engineer
8 107 (7.84%) Analyst
9 84 (6.15%) Architect
10 75 (5.49%) DBA
11 71 (5.20%) Support Engineer
11 71 (5.20%) UNIX Administrator
12 59 (4.32%) Consultant
12 59 (4.32%) UNIX Engineer
13 56 (4.10%) Linux Support
14 54 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 52 (3.81%) Applications Support
16 46 (3.37%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 46 (3.37%) Support Analyst
16 46 (3.37%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 151 (11.06%) Web Services
2 144 (10.55%) LAMP
3 101 (7.40%) Middleware
4 76 (5.57%) XML
5 47 (3.44%) WebSphere MQ
6 38 (2.78%) CSS
7 33 (2.42%) JSON
8 32 (2.34%) Java EE
8 32 (2.34%) jQuery
9 31 (2.27%) .NET
10 29 (2.12%) Rendezvous
11 27 (1.98%) SOAP
11 27 (1.98%) Spring
12 26 (1.90%) HTML
13 23 (1.68%) JMS
14 19 (1.39%) Servlets
15 17 (1.25%) XSLT
16 16 (1.17%) Oracle Fusion
17 14 (1.03%) Regular Expression
17 14 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 148 (10.84%) Open Source
2 51 (3.74%) Clustering
3 42 (3.08%) Replication
4 39 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (2.12%) Fixed Income
6 26 (1.90%) Wiki
7 24 (1.76%) Computer Science
8 22 (1.61%) PKI
9 18 (1.32%) Mainframe
10 17 (1.25%) Management Information System
11 16 (1.17%) Oracle Exalogic
11 16 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (1.10%) HACMP
12 15 (1.10%) Enterprise Storage
13 13 (0.95%) CLARiiON
14 12 (0.88%) Mobile App
15 10 (0.73%) Derivative
15 10 (0.73%) Fat Client
15 10 (0.73%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1220 (89.38%) Linux
2 886 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 537 (39.34%) UNIX
4 395 (28.94%) Windows
5 256 (18.75%) Solaris
6 254 (18.61%) CentOS
7 122 (8.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 113 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 109 (7.99%) AIX
10 108 (7.91%) Ubuntu
11 101 (7.40%) Debian
12 66 (4.84%) HPUX
13 57 (4.18%) SUSE
14 47 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (2.49%) Oracle Linux
16 22 (1.61%) Windows XP
17 21 (1.54%) Windows 7
18 13 (0.95%) SELinux
19 12 (0.88%) Fedora
20 10 (0.73%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (15.68%) DevOps
2 157 (11.50%) ITIL
3 146 (10.70%) Configuration Management
4 110 (8.06%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (7.03%) Migration
6 90 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 75 (5.49%) Change Management
8 73 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
9 71 (5.20%) Load Balancing
10 63 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (4.62%) Scrum
11 58 (4.25%) E-Commerce
12 50 (3.66%) Project Management
13 48 (3.52%) OO
14 47 (3.44%) Service Management
15 46 (3.37%) Performance Testing
15 46 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
16 43 (3.15%) Capacity Management
16 43 (3.15%) Electronic Trading
17 38 (2.78%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 347 (25.42%) Perl
2 249 (18.24%) Java
3 248 (18.17%) SQL
4 245 (17.95%) Python
5 214 (15.68%) Bash Shell
6 206 (15.09%) PHP
7 182 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 154 (11.28%) Ruby
9 68 (4.98%) Korn
10 40 (2.93%) JavaScript
11 37 (2.71%) PL/SQL
12 32 (2.34%) C
13 30 (2.20%) PowerShell
14 23 (1.68%) Bourne shell
15 21 (1.54%) VB
16 17 (1.25%) sed
17 15 (1.10%) C++
17 15 (1.10%) AWK
17 15 (1.10%) PHP5
18 12 (0.88%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 147 (10.77%) Security Cleared
2 106 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 48 (3.52%) Degree
4 36 (2.64%) RHCE
5 34 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (1.83%) DV Cleared
8 22 (1.61%) MCSE
9 20 (1.47%) CCNA
10 18 (1.32%) CISSP
11 15 (1.10%) MCSA
12 14 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
14 12 (0.88%) MCP
15 11 (0.81%) OCP
15 11 (0.81%) CCNP
16 9 (0.66%) MCITP
16 9 (0.66%) BC Cleared
17 7 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.51%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.00%) QA
2 27 (1.98%) SLA
3 14 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.59%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) COBIT
6 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.073%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.073%) Data Quality
System Software
1 207 (15.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 119 (8.72%) Active Directory
3 87 (6.37%) Oracle RAC
4 79 (5.79%) NFS
5 48 (3.52%) VMware ESX
6 45 (3.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 40 (2.93%) Samba
8 39 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 35 (2.56%) vSphere
10 32 (2.34%) Postfix
11 31 (2.27%) XenServer
12 27 (1.98%) vCloud
13 23 (1.68%) Xen
14 22 (1.61%) Veritas Volume Manager
15 20 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (1.47%) Squid
15 20 (1.47%) RHEV
16 18 (1.32%) Sendmail
17 17 (1.25%) XenApp
18 14 (1.03%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 295 (21.61%) Puppet
2 127 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
3 111 (8.13%) Nagios
4 57 (4.18%) ZABBIX
5 52 (3.81%) Tivoli
6 45 (3.30%) Cacti
6 45 (3.30%) NetBackup
7 44 (3.22%) Vagrant
8 36 (2.64%) Salt
9 30 (2.20%) Data Guard
10 28 (2.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 27 (1.98%) YUM
12 23 (1.68%) ITRS Geneos
12 23 (1.68%) SCCM
13 22 (1.61%) SCOM
14 21 (1.54%) Ansible
15 20 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 20 (1.47%) Control-M
16 17 (1.25%) BladeLogic
17 16 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 422 (30.92%) Oracle
2 339 (24.84%) VMware
3 163 (11.94%) IBM
4 162 (11.87%) HP
5 153 (11.21%) Microsoft
6 97 (7.11%) EMC
7 96 (7.03%) Citrix
8 95 (6.96%) NetApp
9 87 (6.37%) Sun
10 84 (6.15%) Cisco
10 84 (6.15%) JBoss
11 69 (5.05%) Veritas
12 43 (3.15%) SAP
13 42 (3.08%) TIBCO
14 41 (3.00%) Sybase
15 33 (2.42%) Reuters
16 29 (2.12%) BMC
16 29 (2.12%) Rackspace
17 26 (1.90%) RightScale
17 26 (1.90%) MarketAxess
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 400
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oxbridge Answers
Rate: Excellent market rates
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day please send CV
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £220 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linux Recruit
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £430 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
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Leeds, Yorkshire
SmartSourcing plc
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