The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Spacewalk skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Spacewalk 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 394 422 375
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -47
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 15 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.065% 0.008% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.80% 0.12% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
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£463 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 £375
% change year-on-year
- -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Systems Management Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
1864 1735 1322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.09% 7.15% 6.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1340 1208 816
Average daily rate £450 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 28 56
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -23.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £12.50 £13.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £36.11 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.28 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.42% -6.66%

Red Hat Spacewalk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Red Hat Spacewalk Jobs Demand Trend in London

Red Hat Spacewalk
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Trend in London

Red Hat Spacewalk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk.

1 22 (91.67%) Linux
1 22 (91.67%) Puppet
2 18 (75.00%) VMware
3 17 (70.83%) Python
3 17 (70.83%) CentOS
4 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 15 (62.50%) Cobbler
6 14 (58.33%) Ruby
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) Perl
8 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (45.83%) Nagios
9 10 (41.67%) Apache
9 10 (41.67%) Kanban
10 9 (37.50%) Online Games
10 9 (37.50%) Games
11 8 (33.33%) Workflow
11 8 (33.33%) ITIL
11 8 (33.33%) UNIX
11 8 (33.33%) LDAP
11 8 (33.33%) NFS
12 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
12 7 (29.17%) Xen
13 6 (25.00%) Subversion
13 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
13 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
13 6 (25.00%) MySQL
13 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
2 8 (33.33%) LDAP
3 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) NAS
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) SMTP
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) FTP
7 1 (4.17%) HTTP
7 1 (4.17%) SSH
7 1 (4.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (62.50%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 5 (20.83%) Selenium
General
1 9 (37.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) LAMP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Online Games
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 17 (70.83%) CentOS
3 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.17%) Solaris
8 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Kanban
3 8 (33.33%) Workflow
3 8 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (20.83%) DevOps
5 5 (20.83%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.83%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (70.83%) Python
2 14 (58.33%) Ruby
3 12 (50.00%) Perl
4 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) Java
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
7 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (4.17%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) RHCSA
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) NFS
3 7 (29.17%) Xen
4 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (25.00%) vSphere
5 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 2 (8.33%) Samba
6 2 (8.33%) XenServer
6 2 (8.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (4.17%) GPFS
7 1 (4.17%) KVM
7 1 (4.17%) Corosync
7 1 (4.17%) Postfix
7 1 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 22 (91.67%) Puppet
2 15 (62.50%) Cobbler
3 11 (45.83%) Nagios
4 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (20.83%) Ansible
5 5 (20.83%) Opsview
6 4 (16.67%) FreeIPA
6 4 (16.67%) Icinga
6 4 (16.67%) SELinux
7 2 (8.33%) SCCM
7 2 (8.33%) SCOM
8 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.83%) Splunk
3 5 (20.83%) EMC
4 3 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 3 (12.50%) Dell
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.50%) Veritas
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Sybase
6 1 (4.17%) Reuters