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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 170 162 149
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 671 692 692
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.30% 1.40% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 3.12% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 457 442
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £32.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.15 £11.90 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £47.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -5.85%
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
22641 22172 21543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.94% 44.92% 46.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13646 12517 11993
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 990 998 1118
Average hourly rate £18.71 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.94% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -14 288 £425 -5.13% 91
South East -3 136 £388 +3.33% 37
South West -8 75 £425 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire +7 67 £385 -5.23% 21
East of England +10 35 £380 -5.00% 16
East Midlands 0 19 £418 +28.74% 7
North West -47 19 £375 +25.00% 16
West Midlands -6 16 £388 +40.90% 10
North East -37 10 £263 -19.23% 2
Midlands - 2 £475 -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1228 (87.71%) Linux
2 876 (62.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 477 (34.07%) Windows
4 453 (32.36%) UNIX
5 438 (31.29%) Oracle
6 413 (29.50%) VMware
7 394 (28.14%) Puppet
8 322 (23.00%) Apache
9 316 (22.57%) DevOps
10 296 (21.14%) Java
11 270 (19.29%) Perl
12 267 (19.07%) Python
13 250 (17.86%) Bash Shell
14 243 (17.36%) Jenkins
15 239 (17.07%) SQL
16 230 (16.43%) CentOS
17 227 (16.21%) MySQL
18 224 (16.00%) SAN
19 221 (15.79%) Solaris
20 217 (15.50%) Configuration Management
21 216 (15.43%) Firewall
22 215 (15.36%) Finance
23 212 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
24 211 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
25 209 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
26 203 (14.50%) Web Services
27 201 (14.36%) Security Cleared
27 201 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
28 200 (14.29%) HP
29 193 (13.79%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 322 (23.00%) Apache
2 193 (13.79%) Tomcat
3 163 (11.64%) JBoss
4 125 (8.93%) IIS
5 107 (7.64%) WebLogic
6 90 (6.43%) Confluence
7 68 (4.86%) nginx
8 56 (4.00%) WebSphere
9 44 (3.14%) SharePoint
10 42 (3.00%) OpenStack
11 35 (2.50%) Node.js
11 35 (2.50%) MS Exchange
12 24 (1.71%) Mule ESB
13 21 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
14 19 (1.36%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.21%) Jetty
16 16 (1.14%) WildFly
16 16 (1.14%) Apache Solr
17 14 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 68 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.57%) MS Office
3 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.071%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (1.14%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (1.07%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.71%) Maximo
4 9 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.50%) Tridion
6 6 (0.43%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.21%) Magento
9 3 (0.21%) Endur
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.071%) Eikon
10 1 (0.071%) Remedy AR System
10 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.071%) ResourceLink
10 1 (0.071%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 212 (15.14%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 34 (2.43%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (2.07%) IaaS
5 28 (2.00%) Amazon S3
5 28 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
7 22 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
8 20 (1.43%) Route 53
9 14 (1.00%) PaaS
10 12 (0.86%) SaaS
11 11 (0.79%) Office 365
12 10 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
14 6 (0.43%) GitHub
15 5 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
16 4 (0.29%) Heroku
16 4 (0.29%) Engine Yard
16 4 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 224 (16.00%) SAN
2 216 (15.43%) Firewall
3 147 (10.50%) DNS
4 134 (9.57%) TCP/IP
5 87 (6.21%) LDAP
6 80 (5.71%) NAS
7 61 (4.36%) DHCP
8 60 (4.29%) Network Security
9 59 (4.21%) HTTP
10 55 (3.93%) Internet
11 53 (3.79%) VPN
12 49 (3.50%) WAN
13 48 (3.43%) SSL
14 40 (2.86%) LAN
15 27 (1.93%) SSH
16 26 (1.86%) IPsec
17 22 (1.57%) AMQP
18 19 (1.36%) VLAN
19 17 (1.21%) OSPF
20 16 (1.14%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (16.21%) MySQL
2 162 (11.57%) SQL Server
3 154 (11.00%) Oracle Database
4 95 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (6.71%) MongoDB
6 65 (4.64%) Relational Database
7 57 (4.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 55 (3.93%) NoSQL
9 41 (2.93%) RDBMS
10 30 (2.14%) Redis
11 28 (2.00%) Hadoop
12 26 (1.86%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (1.79%) Big Data
14 23 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 20 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.14%) Oracle BI EE
17 16 (1.14%) WhereScape RED
18 15 (1.07%) Oracle Database 12c
19 14 (1.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 243 (17.36%) Jenkins
2 154 (11.00%) JIRA
2 154 (11.00%) Git (software)
3 114 (8.14%) Maven
4 111 (7.93%) Subversion
5 66 (4.71%) Hudson
6 65 (4.64%) Ant
7 61 (4.36%) Gradle
8 57 (4.07%) Mercurial
9 43 (3.07%) TeamCity
9 43 (3.07%) JUnit
10 37 (2.64%) Artifactory
11 33 (2.36%) Gerrit
12 27 (1.93%) SonarQube
13 26 (1.86%) JMeter
14 24 (1.71%) Selenium
14 24 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 22 (1.57%) Eclipse
16 20 (1.43%) MSBuild
17 15 (1.07%) Cucumber
General
1 215 (15.36%) Finance
2 104 (7.43%) Banking
3 52 (3.71%) Telecoms
4 29 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 25 (1.79%) Marketing
6 24 (1.71%) Retail
7 21 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.21%) Electronics
10 16 (1.14%) Games
11 11 (0.79%) Publishing
12 9 (0.64%) Legal
12 9 (0.64%) Back Office
13 6 (0.43%) Advertising
14 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.21%) Law
15 3 (0.21%) Front Office
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.14%) International Banking
16 2 (0.14%) German Language
Job Titles
1 245 (17.50%) Administrator
2 206 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 168 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
3 168 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 140 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 110 (7.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 102 (7.29%) Developer
7 99 (7.07%) Architect
8 81 (5.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 75 (5.36%) DBA
10 64 (4.57%) UNIX Administrator
11 61 (4.36%) UNIX Engineer
11 61 (4.36%) Systems Engineer
12 58 (4.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 52 (3.71%) Analyst
13 52 (3.71%) Consultant
14 50 (3.57%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 40 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
16 38 (2.71%) Java Developer
17 34 (2.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (14.50%) Web Services
2 88 (6.29%) Middleware
3 63 (4.50%) Java EE
4 61 (4.36%) HTML
4 61 (4.36%) .NET
5 60 (4.29%) J2EE
6 50 (3.57%) JSON
7 49 (3.50%) LAMP
8 46 (3.29%) XML
9 43 (3.07%) CSS
10 39 (2.79%) JMS
11 37 (2.64%) jQuery
12 36 (2.57%) SOAP
13 34 (2.43%) RabbitMQ
14 31 (2.21%) RESTful
15 27 (1.93%) Spring
15 27 (1.93%) REST
15 27 (1.93%) HTML5
16 26 (1.86%) CSS3
17 25 (1.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 137 (9.79%) Data Centre
2 116 (8.29%) Clustering
3 89 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.36%) Fixed Income
7 31 (2.21%) PKI
8 27 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
9 24 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.50%) Computer Science
11 20 (1.43%) Client/Server
11 20 (1.43%) Wiki
12 17 (1.21%) Replication
13 14 (1.00%) HACMP
14 13 (0.93%) CLARiiON
14 13 (0.93%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.79%) IBM XIV
17 10 (0.71%) Digital Media
17 10 (0.71%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1228 (87.71%) Linux
2 876 (62.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 477 (34.07%) Windows
4 453 (32.36%) UNIX
5 230 (16.43%) CentOS
6 221 (15.79%) Solaris
7 126 (9.00%) Ubuntu
8 110 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 108 (7.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 107 (7.64%) AIX
11 85 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
12 77 (5.50%) SUSE
13 67 (4.79%) Debian
14 48 (3.43%) HPUX
15 33 (2.36%) Fedora
16 24 (1.71%) Windows XP
17 21 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (1.29%) Windows 2000
18 18 (1.29%) Oracle Linux
19 12 (0.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (22.57%) DevOps
2 217 (15.50%) Configuration Management
3 209 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
4 201 (14.36%) Continuous Integration
5 158 (11.29%) ITIL
6 150 (10.71%) Open Source
7 124 (8.86%) Migration
8 101 (7.21%) Load Balancing
9 84 (6.00%) Scrum
10 78 (5.57%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (5.21%) E-Commerce
12 68 (4.86%) SOA
13 66 (4.71%) TDD
14 60 (4.29%) Change Management
15 59 (4.21%) Project Management
16 58 (4.14%) Capacity Management
17 56 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 53 (3.79%) Problem Management
19 52 (3.71%) Service Management
20 48 (3.43%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 296 (21.14%) Java
2 270 (19.29%) Perl
3 267 (19.07%) Python
4 250 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 239 (17.07%) SQL
6 159 (11.36%) Shell Script
7 137 (9.79%) Ruby
8 123 (8.79%) PHP
9 85 (6.07%) PowerShell
10 81 (5.79%) JavaScript
11 63 (4.50%) Korn
12 58 (4.14%) PL/SQL
13 51 (3.64%) C
14 50 (3.57%) C++
15 23 (1.64%) VB
16 21 (1.50%) C#
17 15 (1.07%) C-shell
18 13 (0.93%) AWK
19 11 (0.79%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
20 8 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 201 (14.36%) Security Cleared
2 112 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.93%) DV Cleared
4 47 (3.36%) RHCE
5 45 (3.21%) Degree
6 32 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (1.36%) MCSE
9 19 (1.36%) CCNP
10 16 (1.14%) CCNA
11 13 (0.93%) MCSA
12 12 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.43%) MCP
13 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 6 (0.43%) RHCSA
14 5 (0.36%) CCIE
14 5 (0.36%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.36%) RHCA
14 5 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.29%) QA
2 42 (3.00%) SLA
3 7 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.36%) WAI
5 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
7 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.071%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.071%) HL7
System Software
1 211 (15.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 145 (10.36%) Active Directory
3 96 (6.86%) vSphere
4 71 (5.07%) VMware ESX
5 59 (4.21%) Docker
6 56 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 54 (3.86%) NFS
8 44 (3.14%) vCloud
9 43 (3.07%) Oracle RAC
9 43 (3.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 37 (2.64%) Varnish
11 36 (2.57%) Hyper-V
12 32 (2.29%) iptables
13 30 (2.14%) KVM
14 23 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 17 (1.21%) Samba
16 17 (1.21%) Postfix
17 16 (1.14%) Squid
18 13 (0.93%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 394 (28.14%) Puppet
2 189 (13.50%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (5.79%) Ansible
4 79 (5.64%) Nagios
5 66 (4.71%) Vagrant
6 54 (3.86%) Salt
6 54 (3.86%) NetBackup
7 49 (3.50%) HAProxy
8 43 (3.07%) ZABBIX
9 36 (2.57%) BladeLogic
10 35 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
11 30 (2.14%) yum
11 30 (2.14%) Kibana
11 30 (2.14%) Rundeck
12 27 (1.93%) logstash
12 27 (1.93%) Data Guard
13 26 (1.86%) ITRS Geneos
14 25 (1.79%) Cacti
14 25 (1.79%) Oracle ZFS
15 22 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 438 (31.29%) Oracle
2 413 (29.50%) VMware
3 200 (14.29%) HP
4 181 (12.93%) Microsoft
5 143 (10.21%) IBM
6 142 (10.14%) Cisco
7 119 (8.50%) EMC
8 105 (7.50%) NetApp
9 92 (6.57%) Veritas
10 90 (6.43%) Sun
11 54 (3.86%) Citrix
12 47 (3.36%) Symantec
13 44 (3.14%) Dell
14 38 (2.71%) Splunk
15 37 (2.64%) Atlassian
16 33 (2.36%) F5
17 30 (2.14%) Informatica
18 29 (2.07%) SolarWinds
19 27 (1.93%) Juniper
20 26 (1.86%) Google
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