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 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 166 189 132
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -57
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 649 539 653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.32% 1.13% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 2.48% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 352 414
Average daily rate
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£413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £529 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
Average hourly rate £44.44 £35.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.97% +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £16.10 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £38.30 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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
22294 21710 19190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.46% 45.45% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 12982 12255 10544
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £223 £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 969 998 1095
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%

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 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 30 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 30 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 +17 321 £450 +2.27% 93
South East +10 106 £375 -1.63% 27
South West -10 41 £400 +9.58% 43
North West -18 41 £375 -6.25% 10
East Midlands +20 35 £450 -5.26% 5
East of England +10 34 £350 -20.00% 10
Yorkshire +4 28 £300 +7.14% 27
West Midlands +8 25 £425 +4.29% 10
North East -6 14 £300 -20.00%
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 1223 (86.74%) Linux
2 862 (61.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 496 (35.18%) UNIX
4 481 (34.11%) Windows
5 439 (31.13%) Oracle
6 394 (27.94%) VMware
7 352 (24.96%) Puppet
8 301 (21.35%) Perl
9 296 (20.99%) Java
10 285 (20.21%) Apache
11 277 (19.65%) DevOps
12 267 (18.94%) CentOS
13 261 (18.51%) Solaris
14 254 (18.01%) Python
15 234 (16.60%) MySQL
15 234 (16.60%) Security Cleared
16 214 (15.18%) Finance
17 213 (15.11%) Jenkins
18 211 (14.96%) SQL
19 207 (14.68%) Bash Shell
20 205 (14.54%) HP
20 205 (14.54%) Firewall
21 196 (13.90%) Shell Script
21 196 (13.90%) Configuration Management
21 196 (13.90%) DNS
22 192 (13.62%) Web Services
23 191 (13.55%) Microsoft
24 176 (12.48%) SAN
25 174 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
26 167 (11.84%) Agile Software Development

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 285 (20.21%) Apache
2 151 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 136 (9.65%) WebLogic
4 84 (5.96%) IIS
5 79 (5.60%) JBoss
6 75 (5.32%) Confluence
7 73 (5.18%) WebSphere
8 67 (4.75%) nginx
9 62 (4.40%) OpenStack
10 38 (2.70%) SharePoint
11 31 (2.20%) MS Exchange
12 19 (1.35%) MediaWiki
13 18 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
16 13 (0.92%) Lync
16 13 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (0.85%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 10 (0.71%) Node.js
Applications
1 45 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.84%) MS Office
3 4 (0.28%) MS Project
4 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.43%) Tridion
5 5 (0.35%) SAP ERP
6 3 (0.21%) ResourceLink
6 3 (0.21%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.21%) Summit
7 2 (0.14%) RMDS
7 2 (0.14%) Agresso
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.071%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 161 (11.42%) Amazon AWS
2 44 (3.12%) Amazon EC2
3 39 (2.77%) Amazon S3
4 36 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 24 (1.70%) PaaS
6 19 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.28%) SaaS
8 16 (1.13%) Heroku
8 16 (1.13%) Engine Yard
8 16 (1.13%) Route 53
9 15 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
10 13 (0.92%) IaaS
11 12 (0.85%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (0.64%) Office 365
14 8 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 5 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
16 2 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 2 (0.14%) GitHub
16 2 (0.14%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 205 (14.54%) Firewall
2 196 (13.90%) DNS
3 176 (12.48%) SAN
4 161 (11.42%) TCP/IP
5 94 (6.67%) LDAP
6 74 (5.25%) HTTP
7 66 (4.68%) DHCP
8 64 (4.54%) Internet
9 60 (4.26%) SSL
10 54 (3.83%) Network Security
11 49 (3.48%) VLAN
12 47 (3.33%) VPN
13 46 (3.26%) WAN
14 43 (3.05%) LAN
15 40 (2.84%) NAS
16 27 (1.91%) IPsec
16 27 (1.91%) BGP
17 25 (1.77%) FTP
17 25 (1.77%) SSH
18 19 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (16.60%) MySQL
2 165 (11.70%) Oracle Database
3 110 (7.80%) MongoDB
4 106 (7.52%) SQL Server
5 89 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
6 78 (5.53%) NoSQL
7 72 (5.11%) Relational Database
8 55 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
9 47 (3.33%) RDBMS
10 42 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
11 34 (2.41%) Hadoop
11 34 (2.41%) Big Data
12 28 (1.99%) Oracle Database 10g
13 27 (1.91%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (0.92%) CouchDB
15 13 (0.92%) Riak
16 12 (0.85%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.85%) Oracle9i Database
17 11 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 213 (15.11%) Jenkins
2 152 (10.78%) Subversion
3 118 (8.37%) Git (software)
4 115 (8.16%) Maven
5 103 (7.30%) JIRA
6 83 (5.89%) Hudson
7 59 (4.18%) Ant
8 40 (2.84%) TeamCity
9 38 (2.70%) JUnit
10 37 (2.62%) Gradle
11 36 (2.55%) Mercurial
12 30 (2.13%) Eclipse
13 17 (1.21%) Artifactory
13 17 (1.21%) SonarQube
14 14 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 14 (0.99%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.92%) Gerrit
15 13 (0.92%) ClearQuest
15 13 (0.92%) Cucumber
16 11 (0.78%) JMeter
General
1 214 (15.18%) Finance
2 115 (8.16%) Banking
3 68 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 31 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 29 (2.06%) Retail
6 26 (1.84%) Games
7 25 (1.77%) Marketing
7 25 (1.77%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.13%) Publishing
9 13 (0.92%) Advertising
9 13 (0.92%) Electronics
10 12 (0.85%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.71%) Legal
12 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 2 (0.14%) Front Office
13 2 (0.14%) Law
13 2 (0.14%) French Language
13 2 (0.14%) German Language
13 2 (0.14%) Military
13 2 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (14.26%) Administrator
2 168 (11.91%) DevOps Engineer
3 152 (10.78%) Linux Engineer
4 150 (10.64%) Developer
5 129 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
6 118 (8.37%) Architect
7 114 (8.09%) Linux Administrator
8 84 (5.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 78 (5.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 71 (5.04%) Analyst
11 66 (4.68%) Consultant
12 56 (3.97%) Java Developer
13 55 (3.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 53 (3.76%) UNIX Engineer
15 49 (3.48%) Support Engineer
16 48 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
16 48 (3.40%) UNIX Administrator
17 43 (3.05%) DBA
17 43 (3.05%) Linux Support
18 33 (2.34%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (13.62%) Web Services
2 96 (6.81%) XML
3 94 (6.67%) Middleware
4 70 (4.96%) SOAP
4 70 (4.96%) LAMP
5 55 (3.90%) J2EE
6 45 (3.19%) HTML
7 44 (3.12%) .NET
8 40 (2.84%) JSON
9 39 (2.77%) WebSphere MQ
9 39 (2.77%) JMS
10 35 (2.48%) CSS
10 35 (2.48%) Java EE
10 35 (2.48%) jQuery
11 33 (2.34%) Spring
12 32 (2.27%) REST
13 25 (1.77%) MCollective
13 25 (1.77%) Hibernate
14 21 (1.49%) Rendezvous
15 20 (1.42%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.72%) Clustering
2 131 (9.29%) Open Source
3 102 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 40 (2.84%) PKI
6 30 (2.13%) Wiki
7 29 (2.06%) Management Information System
8 25 (1.77%) Replication
8 25 (1.77%) Fixed Income
8 25 (1.77%) Mobile App
9 24 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 23 (1.63%) Oracle Exalogic
11 21 (1.49%) Device Driver
12 19 (1.35%) CESG
13 17 (1.21%) Online Games
13 17 (1.21%) DataPower
13 17 (1.21%) Private Cloud
14 16 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
14 16 (1.13%) HACMP
15 15 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1223 (86.74%) Linux
2 862 (61.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 496 (35.18%) UNIX
4 481 (34.11%) Windows
5 267 (18.94%) CentOS
6 261 (18.51%) Solaris
7 142 (10.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 133 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 124 (8.79%) Ubuntu
9 124 (8.79%) AIX
10 86 (6.10%) SUSE
11 73 (5.18%) Debian
11 73 (5.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 69 (4.89%) HPUX
13 37 (2.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 34 (2.41%) Oracle Linux
15 31 (2.20%) Fedora
16 27 (1.91%) Windows XP
17 24 (1.70%) Windows 7
18 18 (1.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 277 (19.65%) DevOps
2 196 (13.90%) Configuration Management
3 167 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (10.99%) ITIL
5 151 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 99 (7.02%) Migration
7 93 (6.60%) Load Balancing
8 76 (5.39%) Change Management
9 74 (5.25%) Scrum
10 71 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 67 (4.75%) OO
12 62 (4.40%) Project Management
13 60 (4.26%) E-Commerce
14 58 (4.11%) Service Management
15 53 (3.76%) Service Delivery
15 53 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
16 46 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
16 46 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
17 45 (3.19%) TDD
18 42 (2.98%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 301 (21.35%) Perl
2 296 (20.99%) Java
3 254 (18.01%) Python
4 211 (14.96%) SQL
5 207 (14.68%) Bash Shell
6 196 (13.90%) Shell Script
7 148 (10.50%) Ruby
8 130 (9.22%) PHP
9 61 (4.33%) JavaScript
10 55 (3.90%) Korn
11 46 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 43 (3.05%) PowerShell
13 39 (2.77%) C
14 37 (2.62%) C++
15 19 (1.35%) C#
16 17 (1.21%) AWK
17 15 (1.06%) VB
18 13 (0.92%) VBScript
19 12 (0.85%) sed
20 8 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 234 (16.60%) Security Cleared
2 152 (10.78%) SC Cleared
3 82 (5.82%) DV Cleared
4 43 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (2.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 37 (2.62%) MCSE
7 35 (2.48%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (2.27%) Degree
9 22 (1.56%) CCNA
10 21 (1.49%) RHCE
11 18 (1.28%) CCNP
12 14 (0.99%) MCP
13 13 (0.92%) MCITP
13 13 (0.92%) RHCA
13 13 (0.92%) RHCT
14 12 (0.85%) MCSA
14 12 (0.85%) RHCSA
15 11 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 7 (0.50%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.11%) QA
2 29 (2.06%) SLA
3 6 (0.43%) 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
1 174 (12.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (10.28%) Active Directory
3 80 (5.67%) vSphere
4 47 (3.33%) Samba
5 43 (3.05%) NFS
6 42 (2.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 37 (2.62%) VMware ESX
8 36 (2.55%) vCloud
9 32 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
9 32 (2.27%) Hyper-V
10 31 (2.20%) Postfix
10 31 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (2.20%) iptables
11 24 (1.70%) Docker
12 23 (1.63%) XenServer
13 20 (1.42%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 17 (1.21%) XenApp
14 17 (1.21%) Firmware
15 14 (0.99%) Xen
15 14 (0.99%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 352 (24.96%) Puppet
2 147 (10.43%) Opscode Chef
3 108 (7.66%) Nagios
4 53 (3.76%) ZABBIX
5 47 (3.33%) NetBackup
5 47 (3.33%) Salt
6 36 (2.55%) Vagrant
6 36 (2.55%) Ansible
7 33 (2.34%) Red Hat Satellite
8 32 (2.27%) Cacti
9 31 (2.20%) Cobbler
10 29 (2.06%) HAProxy
11 27 (1.91%) Tivoli
12 26 (1.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 24 (1.70%) yum
14 21 (1.49%) Data Guard
14 21 (1.49%) BladeLogic
15 18 (1.28%) ITRS Geneos
16 17 (1.21%) HP SiteScope
16 17 (1.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 439 (31.13%) Oracle
2 394 (27.94%) VMware
3 205 (14.54%) HP
4 191 (13.55%) Microsoft
5 136 (9.65%) Cisco
6 103 (7.30%) NetApp
7 102 (7.23%) IBM
8 90 (6.38%) Citrix
9 71 (5.04%) Sun
9 71 (5.04%) EMC
10 69 (4.89%) Veritas
11 51 (3.62%) F5
12 44 (3.12%) Splunk
13 37 (2.62%) Dell
14 31 (2.20%) SAP
15 28 (1.99%) Symantec
15 28 (1.99%) Atlassian
16 25 (1.77%) TIBCO
17 22 (1.56%) Brocade
18 21 (1.49%) CheckPoint
Bristol, Avon
Blue Personnel
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + non-negotiable
Posted: 18 hours ago
North London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £750 to £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £375.00 - £425.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol Area
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Limited Company Basis
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £500 - £525 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 6 days ago