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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 418 420 433
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.031% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.59% 0.38% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Average daily rate £525 £400 £521
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -23.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £384 £502
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £485 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Red Hat Spacewalk
England

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
2356 1823 1720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.24% 8.13% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1685 1272 1166
Average daily rate £488 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 40 26
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £14.35 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.19 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% -19.26%

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 30 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) Linux
1 22 (100.00%) Apache
1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
2 21 (95.45%) Tomcat
2 21 (95.45%) Java
2 21 (95.45%) Nagios
2 21 (95.45%) VMware
3 20 (90.91%) VMware ESX
3 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (90.91%) Unix
3 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (90.91%) Configuration Management
3 20 (90.91%) vSphere
3 20 (90.91%) DevOps
3 20 (90.91%) Icinga
4 19 (86.36%) FreeIPA
5 18 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (81.82%) Security Patching
6 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
6 14 (63.64%) SELinux
6 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
6 14 (63.64%) Ruby
7 12 (54.55%) Docker
8 11 (50.00%) Kubernetes
8 11 (50.00%) Splunk
8 11 (50.00%) Akamai
9 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
10 3 (13.64%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
11 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) Apache
2 21 (95.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
2 1 (4.55%) CherryPy
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (90.91%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (90.91%) Configuration Management
1 20 (90.91%) DevOps
2 18 (81.82%) Continuous Improvement
2 18 (81.82%) Security Patching
3 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Patch Management
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Server Hardening
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) Java
2 14 (63.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) VMware ESX
1 20 (90.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 20 (90.91%) vSphere
2 12 (54.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (100.00%) Puppet
2 21 (95.45%) Nagios
3 20 (90.91%) Icinga
4 19 (86.36%) FreeIPA
5 14 (63.64%) SELinux
6 11 (50.00%) Kubernetes
7 1 (4.55%) Ansible
7 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (4.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) VMware
2 11 (50.00%) Akamai
2 11 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle