The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 183 131 173
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 604 652 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.51% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.57% 3.24% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 422 386
Average daily rate £409 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 16
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £35.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23526 20102 25414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.83% 46.65% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13507 11052 13355
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £228
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 1049 1107 1255
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -48 298 £440 +0.57% 103
South East -23 93 £363 +5.07% 29
North West +19 60 £400 +18.51% 20
South West -21 46 £365 -18.88% 16
East of England -30 40 £425 +30.76% 11
North East -21 32 £374 +41.13% 2
Yorkshire -34 16 £281 -19.64% 22
West Midlands -16 14 £339 +102.23% 4
East Midlands -7 7 £475 +42.96% 7
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 975 (87.76%) Linux
2 734 (66.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 537 (48.33%) UNIX
4 367 (33.03%) Oracle
5 331 (29.79%) Windows
6 308 (27.72%) VMware
7 297 (26.73%) Solaris
8 276 (24.84%) Perl
9 245 (22.05%) Apache
10 231 (20.79%) SAN
11 228 (20.52%) Finance
12 223 (20.07%) Puppet
13 206 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 188 (16.92%) DNS
15 185 (16.65%) HP
16 166 (14.94%) Java
17 164 (14.76%) SQL
18 158 (14.22%) Oracle Database
19 156 (14.04%) CentOS
20 154 (13.86%) Python
21 152 (13.68%) MySQL
21 152 (13.68%) Firewall
22 148 (13.32%) Shell Script
23 145 (13.05%) ITIL
24 135 (12.15%) IBM
24 135 (12.15%) Bash Shell
25 124 (11.16%) Tomcat
25 124 (11.16%) Sun
26 121 (10.89%) Configuration Management
26 121 (10.89%) Security Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 245 (22.05%) Apache
2 124 (11.16%) Tomcat
3 72 (6.48%) WebSphere
4 67 (6.03%) WebLogic
5 45 (4.05%) nginx
6 44 (3.96%) IIS
7 33 (2.97%) Confluence
8 19 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (1.71%) MS Exchange
9 17 (1.53%) OpenStack
10 15 (1.35%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.08%) Node.js
11 12 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (1.08%) Drupal
12 9 (0.81%) IBM HTTP Server
12 9 (0.81%) Jetty
13 8 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (0.72%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.63%) WordPress
15 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (3.51%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.99%) MS Office
3 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.090%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 11 (0.99%) Maximo
3 5 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.45%) RMDS
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP SEM
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.18%) Tridion
6 1 (0.090%) Metrica
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.090%) Global One
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.090%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 103 (9.27%) Amazon AWS
2 60 (5.40%) Amazon EC2
3 43 (3.87%) Amazon S3
4 25 (2.25%) Amazon ELB
5 24 (2.16%) Route 53
6 21 (1.89%) SaaS
7 18 (1.62%) PaaS
8 14 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.81%) IaaS
10 6 (0.54%) Joyent
11 4 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
13 2 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
14 1 (0.090%) Heroku
14 1 (0.090%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 231 (20.79%) SAN
2 188 (16.92%) DNS
3 152 (13.68%) Firewall
4 116 (10.44%) TCP/IP
5 96 (8.64%) NAS
6 87 (7.83%) LDAP
7 71 (6.39%) DHCP
8 52 (4.68%) HTTP
9 45 (4.05%) SSH
10 43 (3.87%) LAN
10 43 (3.87%) WAN
11 39 (3.51%) Network Security
12 36 (3.24%) Multicast
13 30 (2.70%) VPN
14 28 (2.52%) SNMP
14 28 (2.52%) FTP
14 28 (2.52%) SMTP
15 23 (2.07%) SSL
16 22 (1.98%) VLAN
17 19 (1.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (14.22%) Oracle Database
2 152 (13.68%) MySQL
3 76 (6.84%) SQL Server
4 69 (6.21%) Oracle Database 11g
5 43 (3.87%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 36 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 31 (2.79%) RDBMS
8 31 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (2.61%) Big Data
10 23 (2.07%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.71%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.35%) DB2
14 15 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (1.35%) Riak
14 15 (1.35%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 75 (6.75%) Jenkins
2 70 (6.30%) Git (software)
3 56 (5.04%) Hudson
4 52 (4.68%) Maven
5 45 (4.05%) Subversion
6 37 (3.33%) JIRA
7 22 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.71%) JUnit
9 13 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.72%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.54%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.54%) ClearCase
11 6 (0.54%) Ant
12 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
12 3 (0.27%) JMeter
12 3 (0.27%) Selenium
12 3 (0.27%) WebLOAD
12 3 (0.27%) TeamCity
12 3 (0.27%) Sinon.JS
12 3 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 228 (20.52%) Finance
2 108 (9.72%) Banking
3 55 (4.95%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.24%) Investment Banking
5 30 (2.70%) Retail
6 21 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.89%) Marketing
7 14 (1.26%) Front Office
8 13 (1.17%) Back Office
9 12 (1.08%) Games
10 9 (0.81%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.54%) Advertising
12 5 (0.45%) Electronics
12 5 (0.45%) Publishing
13 3 (0.27%) Legal
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
14 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.090%) Law
15 1 (0.090%) German Language
Job Titles
1 255 (22.95%) Administrator
2 189 (17.01%) Systems Administrator
3 134 (12.06%) Linux Administrator
4 127 (11.43%) Linux Engineer
5 109 (9.81%) UNIX Administrator
6 106 (9.54%) Architect
7 97 (8.73%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 83 (7.47%) Support Engineer
9 79 (7.11%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 73 (6.57%) DevOps Engineer
11 62 (5.58%) Developer
12 61 (5.49%) Consultant
13 57 (5.13%) DBA
13 57 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
14 48 (4.32%) Systems Engineer
15 47 (4.23%) Linux Support
16 43 (3.87%) Analyst
17 42 (3.78%) Oracle DBA
18 33 (2.97%) Technical Architect
19 32 (2.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (7.65%) Web Services
2 68 (6.12%) LAMP
3 67 (6.03%) Middleware
4 41 (3.69%) CSS
5 34 (3.06%) XML
6 32 (2.88%) HTML
7 31 (2.79%) .NET
7 31 (2.79%) Rendezvous
8 28 (2.52%) Apache Camel
9 26 (2.34%) ActiveMQ
10 24 (2.16%) Apache CXF
10 24 (2.16%) J2EE
11 19 (1.71%) Spring
12 15 (1.35%) WebSphere MQ
12 15 (1.35%) JSON
13 14 (1.26%) SOAP
14 13 (1.17%) jQuery
15 12 (1.08%) Software Packaging
15 12 (1.08%) Java EE
16 11 (0.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 113 (10.17%) Clustering
2 70 (6.30%) Open Source
3 37 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 34 (3.06%) Replication
5 29 (2.61%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.43%) CLARiiON
7 17 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.53%) Wiki
8 16 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (0.99%) HACMP
9 11 (0.99%) Celerra
10 9 (0.81%) FMCG
10 9 (0.81%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.72%) Derivative
11 8 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.63%) Thin Client
12 7 (0.63%) Online Games
12 7 (0.63%) Fat Client
12 7 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 975 (87.76%) Linux
2 734 (66.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 537 (48.33%) UNIX
4 331 (29.79%) Windows
5 297 (26.73%) Solaris
6 156 (14.04%) CentOS
7 102 (9.18%) AIX
8 85 (7.65%) Ubuntu
9 84 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (6.66%) HPUX
11 71 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 66 (5.94%) SUSE
13 61 (5.49%) Debian
14 34 (3.06%) Windows 7
15 29 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
16 19 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (1.44%) Windows XP
18 13 (1.17%) VMS
19 11 (0.99%) Fedora
20 7 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (13.05%) ITIL
2 121 (10.89%) Configuration Management
3 84 (7.56%) Project Management
4 81 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 81 (7.29%) Migration
5 77 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (6.66%) Change Management
7 62 (5.58%) Load Balancing
8 60 (5.40%) Performance Tuning
9 55 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (4.59%) Service Management
11 42 (3.78%) Capacity Management
12 41 (3.69%) Electronic Trading
13 38 (3.42%) E-Commerce
14 34 (3.06%) Low Latency
15 31 (2.79%) Business Intelligence
15 31 (2.79%) SOA
16 30 (2.70%) PRINCE2
17 25 (2.25%) Change Control
18 24 (2.16%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 276 (24.84%) Perl
2 166 (14.94%) Java
3 164 (14.76%) SQL
4 154 (13.86%) Python
5 148 (13.32%) Shell Script
6 135 (12.15%) Bash Shell
7 119 (10.71%) PHP
8 79 (7.11%) Ruby
9 45 (4.05%) Korn
10 37 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 23 (2.07%) C
11 23 (2.07%) PowerShell
12 20 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 19 (1.71%) Bourne shell
14 15 (1.35%) VB
15 10 (0.90%) AWK
16 7 (0.63%) C-shell
17 6 (0.54%) sed
18 4 (0.36%) C#
18 4 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 121 (10.89%) Security Cleared
2 87 (7.83%) SC Cleared
3 62 (5.58%) RHCE
4 39 (3.51%) Degree
5 37 (3.33%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
7 21 (1.89%) OCP
8 19 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (1.44%) OCA
10 14 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 14 (1.26%) ISEB
11 11 (0.99%) Sun Certification
11 11 (0.99%) MCSE
12 10 (0.90%) CCNA
13 9 (0.81%) CCNP
14 8 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 6 (0.54%) MCSA
16 6 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.52%) QA
2 23 (2.07%) SLA
3 8 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.090%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.090%) JSP 440
System Software
1 206 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 100 (9.00%) NFS
3 79 (7.11%) Active Directory
4 72 (6.48%) Oracle RAC
5 66 (5.94%) VMware ESX
6 51 (4.59%) vSphere
7 45 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 44 (3.96%) Oracle RMAN
9 35 (3.15%) VMware ESXi
9 35 (3.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 33 (2.97%) KVM
11 32 (2.88%) Samba
12 24 (2.16%) Xen
13 23 (2.07%) XenApp
14 22 (1.98%) Sendmail
15 17 (1.53%) Varnish
16 16 (1.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
17 15 (1.35%) vCloud
18 14 (1.26%) Postfix
18 14 (1.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 223 (20.07%) Puppet
2 106 (9.54%) Opscode Chef
3 88 (7.92%) Nagios
4 51 (4.59%) NetBackup
5 37 (3.33%) Tivoli
6 36 (3.24%) ZABBIX
7 33 (2.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 33 (2.97%) Vagrant
8 31 (2.79%) Data Guard
9 26 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 26 (2.34%) Cacti
10 22 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
11 21 (1.89%) Cobbler
12 18 (1.62%) BMC PATROL
13 15 (1.35%) Ganglia
14 13 (1.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 12 (1.08%) SCOM
15 12 (1.08%) Control-M
16 11 (0.99%) Foglight
16 11 (0.99%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 367 (33.03%) Oracle
2 308 (27.72%) VMware
3 185 (16.65%) HP
4 135 (12.15%) IBM
5 124 (11.16%) Sun
6 114 (10.26%) EMC
7 108 (9.72%) Veritas
8 101 (9.09%) Cisco
9 95 (8.55%) Microsoft
10 90 (8.10%) JBoss
11 81 (7.29%) NetApp
12 65 (5.85%) Citrix
13 37 (3.33%) TIBCO
14 36 (3.24%) Reuters
15 32 (2.88%) SAP
16 29 (2.61%) eSpeed
16 29 (2.61%) MarketAxess
16 29 (2.61%) Rackspace
17 28 (2.52%) BMC
18 24 (2.16%) Splunk
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Randstad Technologies
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £240.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago