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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 182 133 165
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +32
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 605 680 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.18% 1.56% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 3.34% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 446 384
Average daily rate £407 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.49% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £463
% change year-on-year
+4.08% -23.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £23.75 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £35.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £29.13
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -0.85%
Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23487 20361 25403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.85% 46.57% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13499 11179 13362
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 1048 1129 1229
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -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 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
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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 23 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 23 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 23 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 -47 296 £440 +1.44% 51
South East -46 92 £363 -3.33% 22
North West +12 63 £400 +10.34% 9
South West -17 46 £365 -18.88% 8
East of England -36 41 £425 +30.76% 6
North East -18 33 £331 +24.81%
Yorkshire -36 16 £281 -19.64% 14
West Midlands -19 14 £339 +106.87% 3
East Midlands -10 6 £475 +42.96% 6
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 962 (87.61%) Linux
2 721 (65.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 529 (48.18%) UNIX
4 365 (33.24%) Oracle
5 323 (29.42%) Windows
6 301 (27.41%) VMware
7 295 (26.87%) Solaris
8 276 (25.14%) Perl
9 245 (22.31%) Apache
10 225 (20.49%) Finance
11 224 (20.40%) SAN
12 223 (20.31%) Puppet
13 204 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 179 (16.30%) HP
14 179 (16.30%) DNS
15 165 (15.03%) Java
16 164 (14.94%) SQL
17 158 (14.39%) CentOS
18 155 (14.12%) Oracle Database
19 154 (14.03%) MySQL
19 154 (14.03%) Python
20 151 (13.75%) Firewall
21 146 (13.30%) Shell Script
22 143 (13.02%) ITIL
23 132 (12.02%) IBM
24 131 (11.93%) Bash Shell
25 123 (11.20%) Configuration Management
26 120 (10.93%) PHP
27 119 (10.84%) Security Cleared
28 118 (10.75%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (22.31%) Apache
2 118 (10.75%) Tomcat
3 70 (6.38%) WebSphere
4 67 (6.10%) WebLogic
5 46 (4.19%) nginx
6 43 (3.92%) IIS
7 33 (3.01%) Confluence
8 19 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (1.73%) MS Exchange
9 18 (1.64%) OpenStack
10 14 (1.28%) SharePoint
11 13 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (1.09%) Node.js
12 12 (1.09%) Drupal
13 9 (0.82%) MQSeries
13 9 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
14 8 (0.73%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (0.73%) Jetty
15 7 (0.64%) WordPress
16 6 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (3.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.00%) MS Office
3 4 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.36%) MS Project
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.091%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.91%) Maximo
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.46%) RMDS
4 4 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.18%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.18%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.18%) SAP SEM
5 2 (0.18%) Tridion
5 2 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.091%) Metrica
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.091%) Global One
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 107 (9.74%) Amazon AWS
2 63 (5.74%) Amazon EC2
3 45 (4.10%) Amazon S3
4 26 (2.37%) Amazon ELB
5 25 (2.28%) Route 53
6 21 (1.91%) SaaS
7 19 (1.73%) PaaS
8 13 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.82%) IaaS
10 7 (0.64%) Joyent
11 4 (0.36%) Rackspace Cloud
11 4 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
12 2 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
13 1 (0.091%) Heroku
13 1 (0.091%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 224 (20.40%) SAN
2 179 (16.30%) DNS
3 151 (13.75%) Firewall
4 109 (9.93%) TCP/IP
5 94 (8.56%) NAS
6 87 (7.92%) LDAP
7 65 (5.92%) DHCP
8 51 (4.64%) HTTP
9 45 (4.10%) SSH
10 44 (4.01%) LAN
10 44 (4.01%) WAN
11 40 (3.64%) Network Security
12 36 (3.28%) Multicast
13 31 (2.82%) VPN
14 28 (2.55%) FTP
14 28 (2.55%) SMTP
15 26 (2.37%) SNMP
16 23 (2.09%) SSL
17 19 (1.73%) VLAN
18 15 (1.37%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (14.12%) Oracle Database
2 154 (14.03%) MySQL
3 77 (7.01%) SQL Server
4 67 (6.10%) Oracle Database 11g
5 41 (3.73%) Relational Database
6 39 (3.55%) Oracle Database 10g
7 38 (3.46%) MongoDB
8 30 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
9 29 (2.64%) RDBMS
9 29 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 29 (2.64%) Big Data
10 24 (2.19%) NoSQL
11 19 (1.73%) Hadoop
12 18 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
12 18 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.37%) Oracle Database 12c
14 15 (1.37%) Riak
14 15 (1.37%) CouchDB
15 14 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 76 (6.92%) Jenkins
2 67 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 57 (5.19%) Hudson
4 52 (4.74%) Maven
5 41 (3.73%) Subversion
6 38 (3.46%) JIRA
7 22 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.73%) JUnit
9 13 (1.18%) Eclipse
10 8 (0.73%) Cucumber
11 6 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.55%) Ant
12 4 (0.36%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
13 3 (0.27%) JMeter
13 3 (0.27%) Selenium
13 3 (0.27%) WebLOAD
13 3 (0.27%) Sinon.JS
13 3 (0.27%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.18%) Gradle
General
1 225 (20.49%) Finance
2 108 (9.84%) Banking
3 53 (4.83%) Telecoms
4 36 (3.28%) Investment Banking
5 29 (2.64%) Retail
6 21 (1.91%) Marketing
7 20 (1.82%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.28%) Front Office
9 13 (1.18%) Back Office
10 12 (1.09%) Games
11 8 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.55%) Advertising
13 5 (0.46%) Electronics
13 5 (0.46%) Publishing
14 3 (0.27%) Legal
15 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Billing
15 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.091%) Law
16 1 (0.091%) German Language
Job Titles
1 254 (23.13%) Administrator
2 188 (17.12%) Systems Administrator
3 132 (12.02%) Linux Administrator
4 121 (11.02%) Linux Engineer
5 107 (9.74%) UNIX Administrator
6 106 (9.65%) Architect
7 96 (8.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 79 (7.19%) Support Engineer
9 77 (7.01%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 75 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
11 63 (5.74%) Developer
12 59 (5.37%) Consultant
13 56 (5.10%) UNIX Engineer
14 55 (5.01%) DBA
15 49 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
16 44 (4.01%) Analyst
16 44 (4.01%) Linux Support
17 40 (3.64%) Oracle DBA
18 33 (3.01%) Technical Architect
19 32 (2.91%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (7.83%) Web Services
2 69 (6.28%) Middleware
2 69 (6.28%) LAMP
3 42 (3.83%) CSS
4 34 (3.10%) XML
5 32 (2.91%) HTML
6 31 (2.82%) .NET
6 31 (2.82%) Rendezvous
7 28 (2.55%) Apache Camel
8 26 (2.37%) ActiveMQ
9 24 (2.19%) Apache CXF
10 23 (2.09%) J2EE
11 19 (1.73%) Spring
12 16 (1.46%) JSON
13 15 (1.37%) WebSphere MQ
14 13 (1.18%) SOAP
14 13 (1.18%) jQuery
15 12 (1.09%) Software Packaging
15 12 (1.09%) Java EE
16 11 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 111 (10.11%) Clustering
2 72 (6.56%) Open Source
3 37 (3.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 33 (3.01%) Replication
5 29 (2.64%) Fixed Income
6 27 (2.46%) CLARiiON
7 16 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 14 (1.28%) Wiki
9 11 (1.00%) HACMP
9 11 (1.00%) Celerra
10 9 (0.82%) FMCG
10 9 (0.82%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.73%) Derivative
11 8 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 7 (0.64%) Online Games
13 6 (0.55%) Oracle Exalogic
13 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (0.55%) Hedge funds
13 6 (0.55%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 962 (87.61%) Linux
2 721 (65.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 529 (48.18%) UNIX
4 323 (29.42%) Windows
5 295 (26.87%) Solaris
6 158 (14.39%) CentOS
7 101 (9.20%) AIX
8 87 (7.92%) Ubuntu
9 77 (7.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 74 (6.74%) HPUX
11 66 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
12 63 (5.74%) SUSE
13 62 (5.65%) Debian
14 28 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
15 27 (2.46%) Windows 7
16 19 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (1.55%) Windows XP
18 13 (1.18%) VMS
19 11 (1.00%) Fedora
20 7 (0.64%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (13.02%) ITIL
2 123 (11.20%) Configuration Management
3 84 (7.65%) Project Management
4 81 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 77 (7.01%) Migration
5 77 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
6 75 (6.83%) Change Management
7 62 (5.65%) Load Balancing
8 58 (5.28%) Performance Tuning
9 55 (5.01%) Agile Software Development
10 49 (4.46%) Service Management
11 42 (3.83%) Electronic Trading
12 40 (3.64%) E-Commerce
13 38 (3.46%) Capacity Management
14 34 (3.10%) Low Latency
15 31 (2.82%) SOA
16 30 (2.73%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (2.73%) PRINCE2
17 26 (2.37%) Change Control
18 25 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 276 (25.14%) Perl
2 165 (15.03%) Java
3 164 (14.94%) SQL
4 154 (14.03%) Python
5 146 (13.30%) Shell Script
6 131 (11.93%) Bash Shell
7 120 (10.93%) PHP
8 81 (7.38%) Ruby
9 40 (3.64%) Korn
10 39 (3.55%) JavaScript
11 23 (2.09%) PowerShell
12 21 (1.91%) C
13 19 (1.73%) PL/SQL
14 17 (1.55%) Bourne shell
15 13 (1.18%) VB
16 10 (0.91%) AWK
17 7 (0.64%) C-shell
18 6 (0.55%) sed
19 4 (0.36%) Tcl
19 4 (0.36%) C#
Qualifications
1 119 (10.84%) Security Cleared
2 84 (7.65%) SC Cleared
3 58 (5.28%) RHCE
4 38 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 37 (3.37%) Degree
6 22 (2.00%) Oracle Certification
7 21 (1.91%) OCP
8 19 (1.73%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.46%) OCA
10 15 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (1.28%) ISEB
12 13 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 11 (1.00%) Sun Certification
14 10 (0.91%) CCNA
14 10 (0.91%) MCSE
15 9 (0.82%) CCNP
16 8 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 6 (0.55%) MCSA
18 6 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.55%) QA
2 24 (2.19%) SLA
3 8 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.091%) JSP 440
System Software
1 204 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 97 (8.83%) NFS
3 72 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 72 (6.56%) Oracle RAC
4 63 (5.74%) VMware ESX
5 50 (4.55%) vSphere
6 43 (3.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 43 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
7 35 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
8 34 (3.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 31 (2.82%) Samba
9 31 (2.82%) KVM
10 23 (2.09%) Xen
11 22 (2.00%) XenApp
12 21 (1.91%) Sendmail
12 21 (1.91%) RHEV
13 17 (1.55%) Varnish
14 16 (1.46%) vCloud
15 15 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 14 (1.28%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 223 (20.31%) Puppet
2 107 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
3 89 (8.11%) Nagios
4 47 (4.28%) NetBackup
5 38 (3.46%) ZABBIX
6 37 (3.37%) Tivoli
7 33 (3.01%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 33 (3.01%) Vagrant
8 31 (2.82%) Data Guard
9 28 (2.55%) Cacti
10 25 (2.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 22 (2.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 19 (1.73%) Cobbler
13 18 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (1.28%) Ganglia
15 13 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 12 (1.09%) SCOM
16 12 (1.09%) Control-M
17 11 (1.00%) Foglight
18 10 (0.91%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 365 (33.24%) Oracle
2 301 (27.41%) VMware
3 179 (16.30%) HP
4 132 (12.02%) IBM
5 117 (10.66%) Sun
6 111 (10.11%) EMC
7 103 (9.38%) Veritas
8 100 (9.11%) Cisco
9 95 (8.65%) Microsoft
10 87 (7.92%) JBoss
11 78 (7.10%) NetApp
12 63 (5.74%) Citrix
13 37 (3.37%) TIBCO
14 36 (3.28%) Reuters
15 32 (2.91%) SAP
16 31 (2.82%) Rackspace
17 29 (2.64%) eSpeed
17 29 (2.64%) MarketAxess
18 28 (2.55%) BMC
19 23 (2.09%) RightScale
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 300-425 Per Day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 500-600 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hampshire
Experis IT
Rate: £220 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: FLEXIBLE
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Apeiro Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Flexible for the right person
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 5 days ago
Letchworth Garden City
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rate paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago