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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 162 160 146
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 721 653 679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.42% 1.36% 1.52%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 3.02% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 413 434
Average daily rate
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£419 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 11
Average hourly rate £26.25 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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
22830 21631 20878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.05% 45.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13693 12374 11460
Average daily rate £399 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.91% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 971 1157
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.06 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

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 3 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
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 3 July 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 3 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 -4 318 £440 -2.22% 92
South East +11 144 £425 +21.42% 32
South West -4 68 £420 +5.00% 19
Yorkshire +17 66 £375 -1.31% 27
East of England +24 47 £365 +19.18% 17
North West -37 27 £410 +36.66% 17
East Midlands +9 23 £422 +29.80% 4
North East -30 15 £263 -6.25%
West Midlands -9 10 £375 +57.89% 7
Midlands - 1 - -
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 1214 (86.84%) Linux
2 889 (63.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 488 (34.91%) Windows
4 472 (33.76%) UNIX
5 446 (31.90%) Oracle
6 413 (29.54%) VMware
7 374 (26.75%) Puppet
8 311 (22.25%) Apache
9 309 (22.10%) Java
10 302 (21.60%) DevOps
11 287 (20.53%) Python
12 279 (19.96%) Perl
13 252 (18.03%) Solaris
14 244 (17.45%) Bash Shell
15 232 (16.60%) MySQL
15 232 (16.60%) Jenkins
16 231 (16.52%) SQL
17 226 (16.17%) Firewall
18 223 (15.95%) CentOS
19 220 (15.74%) SAN
20 214 (15.31%) Web Services
21 213 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
22 212 (15.16%) Configuration Management
22 212 (15.16%) Finance
23 210 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
24 206 (14.74%) HP
25 202 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
26 196 (14.02%) Security Cleared
27 193 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
28 188 (13.45%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 311 (22.25%) Apache
2 188 (13.45%) Tomcat
3 154 (11.02%) JBoss
4 133 (9.51%) IIS
5 119 (8.51%) WebLogic
6 96 (6.87%) Confluence
7 70 (5.01%) WebSphere
8 65 (4.65%) nginx
9 47 (3.36%) SharePoint
10 42 (3.00%) OpenStack
11 35 (2.50%) MS Exchange
12 32 (2.29%) Node.js
13 24 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
14 23 (1.65%) Mule ESB
15 17 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
16 16 (1.14%) MediaWiki
16 16 (1.14%) Apache Solr
17 14 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
17 14 (1.00%) WildFly
17 14 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 67 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.65%) MS Office
3 6 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.072%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (1.07%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.72%) Maximo
4 8 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (0.50%) Tridion
6 6 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
6 6 (0.43%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.29%) Temenos T24
7 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.21%) Magento
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.072%) Eikon
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.072%) Remedy AR System
9 1 (0.072%) Endur
9 1 (0.072%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.072%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 213 (15.24%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (2.50%) AWS CloudFormation
3 33 (2.36%) Amazon EC2
4 29 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 27 (1.93%) IaaS
6 26 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (1.57%) Amazon ELB
8 21 (1.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.43%) Route 53
10 13 (0.93%) PaaS
11 11 (0.79%) SaaS
11 11 (0.79%) Office 365
12 9 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.50%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.43%) GitHub
15 5 (0.36%) Heroku
15 5 (0.36%) Engine Yard
16 4 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 3 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 226 (16.17%) Firewall
2 220 (15.74%) SAN
3 140 (10.01%) DNS
4 130 (9.30%) TCP/IP
5 88 (6.29%) LDAP
6 68 (4.86%) NAS
7 67 (4.79%) HTTP
8 66 (4.72%) Internet
9 64 (4.58%) VPN
9 64 (4.58%) Network Security
10 62 (4.43%) SSL
11 59 (4.22%) DHCP
12 50 (3.58%) WAN
13 40 (2.86%) LAN
14 29 (2.07%) IPsec
14 29 (2.07%) VLAN
15 26 (1.86%) SSH
15 26 (1.86%) AMQP
16 21 (1.50%) Multicast
17 20 (1.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (16.60%) MySQL
2 164 (11.73%) Oracle Database
3 156 (11.16%) SQL Server
4 102 (7.30%) MongoDB
5 89 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
6 73 (5.22%) Relational Database
7 67 (4.79%) NoSQL
8 58 (4.15%) Oracle Database 11g
9 49 (3.51%) RDBMS
10 29 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 27 (1.93%) Redis
11 27 (1.93%) Big Data
12 22 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 21 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
14 20 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
15 16 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
15 16 (1.14%) WhereScape RED
16 14 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
17 12 (0.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 232 (16.60%) Jenkins
2 150 (10.73%) JIRA
3 146 (10.44%) Git (software)
4 130 (9.30%) Subversion
5 124 (8.87%) Maven
6 72 (5.15%) Hudson
7 70 (5.01%) Ant
8 61 (4.36%) Gradle
9 60 (4.29%) Mercurial
10 53 (3.79%) JUnit
11 51 (3.65%) TeamCity
12 34 (2.43%) Artifactory
13 33 (2.36%) Eclipse
14 31 (2.22%) Gerrit
15 27 (1.93%) SonarQube
16 21 (1.50%) JMeter
17 20 (1.43%) Selenium
17 20 (1.43%) MSBuild
18 19 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 17 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 212 (15.16%) Finance
2 97 (6.94%) Banking
3 51 (3.65%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 28 (2.00%) Marketing
5 26 (1.86%) Retail
6 23 (1.65%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.14%) Electronics
7 16 (1.14%) Games
8 15 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 11 (0.79%) Publishing
10 9 (0.64%) Advertising
11 8 (0.57%) Legal
12 4 (0.29%) Front Office
12 4 (0.29%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.21%) Back Office
13 3 (0.21%) Law
14 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.14%) International Banking
15 1 (0.072%) French Language
Job Titles
1 239 (17.10%) Administrator
2 195 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
3 175 (12.52%) Linux Engineer
4 169 (12.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 133 (9.51%) Linux Administrator
6 114 (8.15%) Developer
7 106 (7.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 93 (6.65%) Architect
9 84 (6.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 63 (4.51%) UNIX Administrator
11 62 (4.43%) Analyst
12 61 (4.36%) DBA
12 61 (4.36%) UNIX Engineer
13 59 (4.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 58 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
15 56 (4.01%) Consultant
16 53 (3.79%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 47 (3.36%) Java Developer
18 35 (2.50%) Support Engineer
19 30 (2.15%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (15.31%) Web Services
2 88 (6.29%) Middleware
3 67 (4.79%) .NET
4 64 (4.58%) Java EE
5 63 (4.51%) J2EE
6 55 (3.93%) HTML
7 53 (3.79%) XML
8 48 (3.43%) JSON
9 46 (3.29%) LAMP
10 45 (3.22%) SOAP
10 45 (3.22%) JMS
11 43 (3.08%) CSS
12 36 (2.58%) RabbitMQ
13 33 (2.36%) RESTful
13 33 (2.36%) jQuery
14 31 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
14 31 (2.22%) Spring
15 27 (1.93%) Rendezvous
16 26 (1.86%) HTML5
17 25 (1.79%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.94%) Data Centre
2 119 (8.51%) Clustering
3 98 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
5 41 (2.93%) Management Information System
6 38 (2.72%) Fixed Income
7 27 (1.93%) PKI
7 27 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
8 26 (1.86%) Wiki
9 21 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.43%) Replication
10 20 (1.43%) Computer Science
11 19 (1.36%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (1.00%) HACMP
14 13 (0.93%) Eurex
14 13 (0.93%) Mobile App
15 12 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.79%) Private Cloud
16 11 (0.79%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 1214 (86.84%) Linux
2 889 (63.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 488 (34.91%) Windows
4 472 (33.76%) UNIX
5 252 (18.03%) Solaris
6 223 (15.95%) CentOS
7 124 (8.87%) AIX
8 123 (8.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 115 (8.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 112 (8.01%) Ubuntu
11 78 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (4.86%) Debian
13 65 (4.65%) SUSE
14 44 (3.15%) HPUX
15 35 (2.50%) Fedora
16 24 (1.72%) Windows XP
17 21 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (1.29%) Windows 2000
19 16 (1.14%) Oracle Linux
20 14 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (21.60%) DevOps
2 212 (15.16%) Configuration Management
3 210 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
4 193 (13.81%) Continuous Integration
5 166 (11.87%) ITIL
6 144 (10.30%) Open Source
7 122 (8.73%) Migration
8 102 (7.30%) Load Balancing
9 92 (6.58%) Scrum
10 75 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
11 73 (5.22%) E-Commerce
12 66 (4.72%) Change Management
13 64 (4.58%) TDD
14 63 (4.51%) SOA
14 63 (4.51%) Capacity Management
15 59 (4.22%) Service Management
16 58 (4.15%) Project Management
17 56 (4.01%) Disaster Recovery
18 51 (3.65%) Problem Management
19 49 (3.51%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 309 (22.10%) Java
2 287 (20.53%) Python
3 279 (19.96%) Perl
4 244 (17.45%) Bash Shell
5 231 (16.52%) SQL
6 146 (10.44%) Shell Script
7 144 (10.30%) Ruby
8 126 (9.01%) PHP
9 80 (5.72%) PowerShell
10 79 (5.65%) JavaScript
11 56 (4.01%) Korn
12 49 (3.51%) C
13 44 (3.15%) PL/SQL
13 44 (3.15%) C++
14 24 (1.72%) VB
15 18 (1.29%) C#
16 13 (0.93%) AWK
17 12 (0.86%) C-shell
18 10 (0.72%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
19 7 (0.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 196 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 104 (7.44%) SC Cleared
3 59 (4.22%) DV Cleared
4 36 (2.58%) RHCE
5 35 (2.50%) Degree
6 31 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 25 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.65%) MCSE
10 21 (1.50%) CCNA
11 16 (1.14%) CCNP
11 16 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (0.93%) MCSA
13 8 (0.57%) MCP
14 7 (0.50%) CCIE
15 6 (0.43%) RHCA
15 6 (0.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.29%) RHCSA
16 4 (0.29%) LPIC
16 4 (0.29%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.65%) QA
2 34 (2.43%) SLA
3 6 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.36%) WAI
5 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.14%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.072%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.072%) HL7
System Software
1 202 (14.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 153 (10.94%) Active Directory
3 105 (7.51%) vSphere
4 65 (4.65%) VMware ESX
5 55 (3.93%) NFS
5 55 (3.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 51 (3.65%) Docker
7 43 (3.08%) vCloud
8 36 (2.58%) Hyper-V
8 36 (2.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 33 (2.36%) Oracle RAC
10 30 (2.15%) Samba
10 30 (2.15%) iptables
11 28 (2.00%) Varnish
12 27 (1.93%) KVM
13 25 (1.79%) Postfix
14 21 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
15 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 16 (1.14%) XenApp
17 15 (1.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 374 (26.75%) Puppet
2 172 (12.30%) Opscode Chef
3 82 (5.87%) Nagios
4 70 (5.01%) Ansible
5 63 (4.51%) Vagrant
6 53 (3.79%) Salt
6 53 (3.79%) NetBackup
7 49 (3.51%) ZABBIX
8 42 (3.00%) HAProxy
9 38 (2.72%) Red Hat Satellite
10 32 (2.29%) BladeLogic
11 30 (2.15%) Kibana
11 30 (2.15%) yum
11 30 (2.15%) Rundeck
12 28 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 25 (1.79%) Cacti
13 25 (1.79%) logstash
13 25 (1.79%) ITRS Geneos
14 24 (1.72%) Data Guard
15 22 (1.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 446 (31.90%) Oracle
2 413 (29.54%) VMware
3 206 (14.74%) HP
4 172 (12.30%) Microsoft
5 139 (9.94%) Cisco
6 136 (9.73%) IBM
7 104 (7.44%) EMC
8 103 (7.37%) NetApp
9 92 (6.58%) Veritas
10 85 (6.08%) Sun
11 68 (4.86%) Citrix
12 45 (3.22%) Symantec
13 41 (2.93%) Atlassian
13 41 (2.93%) Splunk
14 40 (2.86%) Dell
15 28 (2.00%) TIBCO
16 27 (1.93%) F5
17 26 (1.86%) Informatica
18 25 (1.79%) Google
18 25 (1.79%) 3PAR
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