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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 417 413 420
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 8 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.068% 0.004%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.41% 1.03% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 1
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£438 £368 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -18.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £475 -
% change year-on-year
-33.68% -
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
1964 1655 1669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.02% 6.58% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1301 1123 1044
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 33 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £15.66 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £40.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +30.55%

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 22 September 2014.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (94.12%) Linux
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 15 (88.24%) Nagios
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) Python
3 10 (58.82%) DNS
3 10 (58.82%) Perl
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (52.94%) Cobbler
4 9 (52.94%) UNIX
4 9 (52.94%) LDAP
4 9 (52.94%) CentOS
4 9 (52.94%) Kanban
5 8 (47.06%) Online Games
5 8 (47.06%) Scrum
5 8 (47.06%) Ruby
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Subversion
5 8 (47.06%) Games
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) Apache
5 8 (47.06%) Opsview
5 8 (47.06%) Splunk
5 8 (47.06%) vSphere
6 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
6 7 (41.18%) ITIL
6 7 (41.18%) Workflow
6 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 8 (47.06%) Apache
2 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
3 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (29.41%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DNS
2 9 (52.94%) LDAP
3 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) SSH
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) FTP
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (94.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (47.06%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 8 (47.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Online Games
2 6 (35.29%) Blackberry
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Linux
2 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (52.94%) CentOS
3 9 (52.94%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) SELinux
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Kanban
2 8 (47.06%) Scrum
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (41.18%) ITIL
3 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
3 7 (41.18%) Workflow
4 6 (35.29%) DevOps
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) Perl
1 10 (58.82%) Python
2 8 (47.06%) Ruby
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) vSphere
3 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
3 6 (35.29%) Xen
4 4 (23.53%) NFS
5 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (17.65%) XenServer
6 2 (11.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (5.88%) Corosync
7 1 (5.88%) GPFS
7 1 (5.88%) Postfix
7 1 (5.88%) Squid
7 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 15 (88.24%) Nagios
3 9 (52.94%) Cobbler
4 8 (47.06%) Opsview
5 6 (35.29%) Icinga
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
6 3 (17.65%) SCOM
7 1 (5.88%) Cacti
7 1 (5.88%) Ansible
7 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Splunk
3 6 (35.29%) Infoblox
3 6 (35.29%) Veritas
3 6 (35.29%) Dell
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.88%) EMC