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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 42 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 1.64% 3.72%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 3.13% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 9
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.72% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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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
121 160 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.16% 52.46% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 96 76
Average daily rate £363 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £151 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £512
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Veritas
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) HACMP
3 9 (81.82%) Perl
3 9 (81.82%) LDAP
3 9 (81.82%) NFS
3 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
3 9 (81.82%) DNS
3 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (81.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 8 (72.73%) Python
5 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
5 7 (63.64%) MySQL
5 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (54.55%) Solaris
7 5 (45.45%) AIX
7 5 (45.45%) Symantec
7 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (36.36%) Project Management
8 4 (36.36%) Banking
8 4 (36.36%) Oracle
8 4 (36.36%) Control-M
8 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
8 4 (36.36%) IBM

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LDAP
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Support
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) HACMP
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 7 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) UNIX
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
4 5 (45.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (81.82%) NFS
2 9 (81.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (63.64%) NetBackup
4 4 (36.36%) OpenView
4 4 (36.36%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Veritas
2 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 4 (36.36%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Sun
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Dell