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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 39 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.69% 1.76% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 3.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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
154 138 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 53.10% 48.59% 51.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 71 100
Average daily rate £388 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 41
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.35 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.63 £18.60 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
West Malling - 1 £350 -
Maidstone - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Operations Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Puppet
4 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (28.57%) DevOps
4 2 (28.57%) YAML
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (28.57%) JBoss
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Management
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) vSphere
3 2 (28.57%) NFS
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
1 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Veritas
3 2 (28.57%) IBM