The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 38 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.52% 6.09% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 11.56% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
132 147 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 50.00% 52.69% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 62
Average daily rate £350 £375 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £156 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £506 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 16
Average hourly rate £47.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.75% -23.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Red Hat
South East

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 25 July 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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Debian
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) MySQL
4 8 (47.06%) Nagios
4 8 (47.06%) VMware
5 7 (41.18%) Ruby
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 6 (35.29%) Python
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
7 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
7 5 (29.41%) Cacti
8 4 (23.53%) Finance
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 3 (17.65%) Apache
9 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (17.65%) Perl
9 3 (17.65%) DHCP
9 3 (17.65%) DNS
9 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (17.65%) Apache
1 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DHCP
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (5.88%) HTTP
3 1 (5.88%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (58.82%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (52.94%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (52.94%) Administrator
3 5 (29.41%) Oracle DBA
3 5 (29.41%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Oracle DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) HACMP
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Debian
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (35.29%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.76%) AIX
8 1 (5.88%) Solaris
8 1 (5.88%) OS/400
8 1 (5.88%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Management
2 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Ruby
2 6 (35.29%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) PHP
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Perl
5 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 2 (11.76%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) OCP
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) RHCE
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (11.76%) SRDF
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.76%) Squid
3 1 (5.88%) Varnish
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) Nagios
2 5 (29.41%) ZABBIX
2 5 (29.41%) Cacti
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (11.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (11.76%) Data Guard
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.88%) Infoblox