The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 59 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% 0.66% 3.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.30% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Average daily rate
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£355 £313 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.60% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £313 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
434 308 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.11% 50.66% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 143 160
Average daily rate £350 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £172 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 19
Average hourly rate £14.50 £23.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.95% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £34.80
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 Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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
Welwyn Garden City -7 4 £310 -0.80%
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (43.75%) vSphere
4 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) DNS
5 6 (37.50%) Python
5 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 6 (37.50%) Perl
6 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Apache
6 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
6 5 (31.25%) Clustering
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) Sun
7 4 (25.00%) NetApp
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) Internet
8 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
8 3 (18.75%) ITIL
8 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) LDAP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (31.25%) Apache
2 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.25%) Confluence
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) DNS
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) SSH
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) LDAP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) Gerrit
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) MySQL DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) PKI
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (6.25%) SUSE
8 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
8 1 (6.25%) HPUX
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Change Management
2 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Network Management
3 1 (6.25%) Release Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Operations Management
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Python
1 6 (37.50%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (18.75%) Bourne shell
3 3 (18.75%) C-shell
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (12.50%) RHCE
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) vSphere
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (12.50%) XenApp
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (6.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) HP
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) NetApp
3 4 (25.00%) Sun
3 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) BMC
5 2 (12.50%) Tealeaf
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas
6 1 (6.25%) Symantec
6 1 (6.25%) Atlassian
6 1 (6.25%) Imperva
6 1 (6.25%) IBM