The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 45 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 0.58% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 1.19% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £243 £393 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.21% -21.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £247 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £539 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Red Hat
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 253 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 46.12% 49.03% 46.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 135 188
Average daily rate £400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 14 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +123.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Essex region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Essex region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Brentwood +7 2 £210 -46.49%
Chelmsford - 1 £275 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) Apache
3 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
4 3 (27.27%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (27.27%) RHCE
4 3 (27.27%) NetApp
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) IIS
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
5 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) webMethods
5 2 (18.18%) JBoss
5 2 (18.18%) HTML

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
3 2 (18.18%) GlassFish
3 2 (18.18%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Firewall
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VisualVM
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce Support
3 1 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) COM+
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) CentOS
3 1 (9.09%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 1 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) RHCE
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CEH
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Opsview
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) QRadar
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) F5
2 3 (27.27%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Software AG
3 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 2 (18.18%) webMethods
4 1 (9.09%) ArcSight
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec