The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 40 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.73% 4.03% 2.63%
As % of the Vendors category 6.62% 9.62% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 6
Median daily rate £450 £513 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% +28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £466 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £530 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £29.09 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+26.35% +132.68%
Red Hat
South East

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
151 104 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.26% 41.94% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 54 67
Median daily rate £328 £466 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.64% +33.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £522 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -65.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Perl
2 12 (75.00%) Python
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 6 (37.50%) MySQL
4 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 5 (31.25%) LAMP
5 5 (31.25%) Debian
5 5 (31.25%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Nagios
5 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
5 5 (31.25%) LDAP
5 5 (31.25%) Subversion
5 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
5 5 (31.25%) Cacti
5 5 (31.25%) Ansible
6 4 (25.00%) Puppet
6 4 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (25.00%) Squid
6 4 (25.00%) Apache
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) HACMP
7 3 (18.75%) Clustering
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (6.25%) Kerberos
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Senior DBA
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Oracle DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) LAMP
2 2 (12.50%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) HACMP
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 5 (31.25%) Debian
5 4 (25.00%) CentOS
6 3 (18.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) Perl
1 12 (75.00%) Python
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
2 4 (25.00%) Squid
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (18.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (6.25%) Firmware
5 1 (6.25%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (6.25%) Gluster
5 1 (6.25%) NFS
5 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Ansible
1 5 (31.25%) Cacti
1 5 (31.25%) Nagios
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Veritas
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle