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 26 February 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 386 393 373
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 10 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.027% 0.050%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.60% 0.41% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 10
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Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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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
1670 1475 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.99% 6.69% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1152 963 831
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 29
Average hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £23.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.66% -35.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £12.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.35 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-3.64% +3.77%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Puppet
3 20 (86.96%) VMware
4 18 (78.26%) Ruby
4 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (65.22%) Apache
6 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
7 13 (56.52%) CentOS
7 13 (56.52%) Python
8 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (47.83%) Cobbler
10 10 (43.48%) Nagios
11 9 (39.13%) UNIX
11 9 (39.13%) DevOps
12 8 (34.78%) Icinga
12 8 (34.78%) FreeIPA
12 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
12 8 (34.78%) Java
12 8 (34.78%) Perl
12 8 (34.78%) DNS
12 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
13 7 (30.43%) NFS
13 7 (30.43%) MySQL
13 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
13 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
13 7 (30.43%) vSphere
13 7 (30.43%) SELinux
13 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
13 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) Apache
2 8 (34.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
4 3 (13.04%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Linux Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Online Games
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 13 (56.52%) CentOS
3 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Configuration Management
4 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (26.09%) Kanban
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (26.09%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (26.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Ruby
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) NFS
2 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
2 7 (30.43%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
3 4 (17.39%) Xen
4 2 (8.70%) Samba
5 1 (4.35%) Postfix
5 1 (4.35%) Squid
5 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.35%) Corosync
5 1 (4.35%) KVM
5 1 (4.35%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Puppet
2 11 (47.83%) Cobbler
3 10 (43.48%) Nagios
4 8 (34.78%) Icinga
4 8 (34.78%) FreeIPA
5 7 (30.43%) SELinux
5 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (26.09%) Ansible
7 1 (4.35%) Opsview
7 1 (4.35%) Graphite
7 1 (4.35%) collectd
7 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.35%) Cacti
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) EMC
2 5 (21.74%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.35%) Reuters
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Sybase
3 1 (4.35%) Akamai
3 1 (4.35%) F5