The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 156 156 139
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 321 318 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.37% 1.37% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.08% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 213 262
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
Red Hat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10440 10319 10573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.65% 44.36% 45.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6879 6612 6625
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 301
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £32.03 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.49 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -10.25%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -3 89 £425 +1.49% 23
Croydon +4 14 £406 +9.06% 2
Canary Wharf - 8 £400 -
Docklands, London 0 4 £510 +13.33%
Uxbridge - 2 £300 - 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 - 1
Isleworth - 1 £375 -
Paddington - 1 £450 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 555 (86.05%) Linux
2 410 (63.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 225 (34.88%) Windows
4 217 (33.64%) Oracle
5 196 (30.39%) UNIX
6 187 (28.99%) VMware
7 183 (28.37%) Puppet
8 178 (27.60%) Python
9 173 (26.82%) Perl
10 153 (23.72%) Apache
11 152 (23.57%) Java
12 137 (21.24%) DevOps
13 129 (20.00%) Bash Shell
13 129 (20.00%) Jenkins
14 128 (19.84%) Solaris
14 128 (19.84%) Finance
15 121 (18.76%) SQL
16 119 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
17 115 (17.83%) Firewall
17 115 (17.83%) CentOS
18 113 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
19 109 (16.90%) Web Services
20 108 (16.74%) MySQL
21 104 (16.12%) Amazon AWS
22 101 (15.66%) HP
23 99 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
24 95 (14.73%) Security Cleared
25 94 (14.57%) Oracle Database
26 93 (14.42%) Maven
27 89 (13.80%) SAN

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 153 (23.72%) Apache
2 85 (13.18%) Tomcat
3 69 (10.70%) IIS
4 67 (10.39%) JBoss
5 58 (8.99%) WebLogic
6 52 (8.06%) Confluence
7 46 (7.13%) nginx
8 32 (4.96%) OpenStack
9 22 (3.41%) Mule ESB
10 18 (2.79%) Node.js
10 18 (2.79%) MS Exchange
11 16 (2.48%) WebSphere
12 14 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
13 13 (2.02%) WildFly
14 10 (1.55%) Alfresco
15 9 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 8 (1.24%) Mule
16 8 (1.24%) Jetty
16 8 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.16%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 15 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 15 (2.33%) Oracle Applications
2 14 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.93%) ION MarketView
4 5 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.62%) Temenos T24
5 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Eikon
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.16%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 104 (16.12%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (2.02%) IaaS
4 8 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.93%) GitHub
7 5 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 5 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (0.78%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.78%) Heroku
7 5 (0.78%) Engine Yard
8 3 (0.47%) PaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.31%) SaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Office 365
10 1 (0.16%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (17.83%) Firewall
2 89 (13.80%) SAN
3 49 (7.60%) DNS
4 47 (7.29%) TCP/IP
5 44 (6.82%) HTTP
6 41 (6.36%) SSL
7 35 (5.43%) NAS
8 31 (4.81%) LDAP
9 28 (4.34%) Internet
10 26 (4.03%) VPN
11 23 (3.57%) VLAN
12 18 (2.79%) Multicast
13 17 (2.64%) DHCP
14 16 (2.48%) AMQP
15 14 (2.17%) Reverse Proxy
15 14 (2.17%) Network Security
16 13 (2.02%) LAN
17 12 (1.86%) WAN
18 11 (1.71%) DMZ
19 10 (1.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (16.74%) MySQL
2 94 (14.57%) Oracle Database
3 74 (11.47%) SQL Server
4 66 (10.23%) MongoDB
5 49 (7.60%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (6.98%) NoSQL
7 40 (6.20%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (4.03%) Relational Database
9 25 (3.88%) Redis
10 22 (3.41%) RDBMS
11 18 (2.79%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.64%) Oracle Database 10g
13 16 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 15 (2.33%) WhereScape RED
14 15 (2.33%) Big Data
15 14 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
16 11 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
17 8 (1.24%) Riak
17 8 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 129 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 93 (14.42%) Maven
3 85 (13.18%) JIRA
4 84 (13.02%) Git (software)
5 75 (11.63%) Subversion
6 49 (7.60%) Mercurial
6 49 (7.60%) Gradle
7 42 (6.51%) Ant
8 38 (5.89%) TeamCity
9 37 (5.74%) JUnit
10 35 (5.43%) Hudson
11 32 (4.96%) Artifactory
12 26 (4.03%) SonarQube
13 24 (3.72%) Gerrit
14 20 (3.10%) MSBuild
15 19 (2.95%) Eclipse
16 16 (2.48%) Selenium
16 16 (2.48%) JMeter
17 8 (1.24%) SoapUI
18 7 (1.09%) NetBeans
General
1 128 (19.84%) Finance
2 68 (10.54%) Banking
3 21 (3.26%) Investment Banking
3 21 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 14 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 12 (1.86%) Marketing
6 11 (1.71%) Games
7 9 (1.40%) Advertising
8 8 (1.24%) Retail
9 5 (0.78%) Legal
10 4 (0.62%) Front Office
11 3 (0.47%) Publishing
12 2 (0.31%) Back Office
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) International Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Electronics
13 1 (0.16%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (13.80%) Administrator
2 82 (12.71%) DevOps Engineer
3 76 (11.78%) Linux Engineer
4 68 (10.54%) Systems Administrator
5 63 (9.77%) Developer
6 39 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 35 (5.43%) Linux Administrator
8 32 (4.96%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (4.81%) UNIX Administrator
10 30 (4.65%) Java Developer
11 29 (4.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 29 (4.50%) DBA
11 29 (4.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 29 (4.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 27 (4.19%) Architect
13 25 (3.88%) UNIX Engineer
14 23 (3.57%) Analyst
15 21 (3.26%) Consultant
15 21 (3.26%) Oracle DBA
16 16 (2.48%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (16.90%) Web Services
2 43 (6.67%) Middleware
3 42 (6.51%) .NET
4 38 (5.89%) HTML
5 36 (5.58%) JSON
6 32 (4.96%) LAMP
7 28 (4.34%) Java EE
8 27 (4.19%) Rendezvous
8 27 (4.19%) SOAP
9 25 (3.88%) XML
10 24 (3.72%) CSS
10 24 (3.72%) J2EE
10 24 (3.72%) HTML5
11 21 (3.26%) Django
11 21 (3.26%) jQuery
11 21 (3.26%) RabbitMQ
11 21 (3.26%) CSS3
11 21 (3.26%) Spring
12 20 (3.10%) JMS
13 18 (2.79%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 58 (8.99%) Data Centre
2 49 (7.60%) Clustering
3 43 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (5.89%) Fixed Income
5 20 (3.10%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.79%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.02%) Eurex
9 11 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 10 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (1.40%) Device Driver
11 9 (1.40%) Wiki
12 8 (1.24%) Online Games
12 8 (1.24%) Digital Media
12 8 (1.24%) Replication
12 8 (1.24%) User Experience
13 7 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.93%) PKI
14 6 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 555 (86.05%) Linux
2 410 (63.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 225 (34.88%) Windows
4 196 (30.39%) UNIX
5 128 (19.84%) Solaris
6 115 (17.83%) CentOS
7 67 (10.39%) Ubuntu
8 66 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (7.91%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 34 (5.27%) AIX
12 26 (4.03%) SUSE
13 24 (3.72%) HPUX
14 22 (3.41%) Debian
15 10 (1.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (1.40%) Fedora
17 8 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
18 6 (0.93%) Data ONTAP
18 6 (0.93%) Windows 7
19 3 (0.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (21.24%) DevOps
2 119 (18.45%) Continuous Integration
3 113 (17.52%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (11.32%) ITIL
5 69 (10.70%) Configuration Management
6 55 (8.53%) Scrum
6 55 (8.53%) Open Source
7 46 (7.13%) Load Balancing
8 42 (6.51%) TDD
9 40 (6.20%) Capacity Management
10 37 (5.74%) Migration
11 34 (5.27%) Service Management
11 34 (5.27%) Release Management
12 30 (4.65%) Change Management
13 29 (4.50%) SOA
14 28 (4.34%) Problem Management
14 28 (4.34%) Continuous Delivery
15 27 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
16 25 (3.88%) OO
17 23 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 178 (27.60%) Python
2 173 (26.82%) Perl
3 152 (23.57%) Java
4 129 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 121 (18.76%) SQL
6 84 (13.02%) Ruby
7 72 (11.16%) PHP
8 46 (7.13%) JavaScript
9 41 (6.36%) C
9 41 (6.36%) Shell Script
10 34 (5.27%) C++
11 25 (3.88%) Korn
11 25 (3.88%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.71%) C#
13 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.93%) XQuery
14 6 (0.93%) C-shell
15 5 (0.78%) Scala
15 5 (0.78%) VB
16 4 (0.62%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 95 (14.73%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.05%) SC Cleared
3 32 (4.96%) DV Cleared
4 19 (2.95%) Degree
5 15 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (2.17%) RHCE
7 13 (2.02%) MCSE
8 12 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (1.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.40%) MCSA
9 9 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (1.24%) CCNP
10 8 (1.24%) CCNA
11 4 (0.62%) JNCIA
11 4 (0.62%) JNCIS
11 4 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.47%) RHCSA
12 3 (0.47%) VCAP
12 3 (0.47%) RHCA
13 2 (0.31%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.81%) QA
2 10 (1.55%) SLA
3 5 (0.78%) WAI
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
System Software
1 99 (15.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (7.91%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.36%) vSphere
4 34 (5.27%) Docker
4 34 (5.27%) NFS
5 31 (4.81%) vCloud
6 25 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 23 (3.57%) Varnish
8 20 (3.10%) Oracle RAC
9 19 (2.95%) KVM
10 16 (2.48%) VMware ESX
10 16 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (2.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 8 (1.24%) Hyper-V
13 7 (1.09%) Firmware
13 7 (1.09%) RHEV
13 7 (1.09%) XenServer
13 7 (1.09%) GPFS
14 6 (0.93%) iptables
14 6 (0.93%) Samba
Systems Management
1 183 (28.37%) Puppet
2 83 (12.87%) Opscode Chef
3 44 (6.82%) Nagios
4 40 (6.20%) Ansible
4 40 (6.20%) Salt
5 36 (5.58%) ZABBIX
6 32 (4.96%) BladeLogic
6 32 (4.96%) HAProxy
7 29 (4.50%) Rundeck
8 28 (4.34%) yum
9 25 (3.88%) ITRS Geneos
10 24 (3.72%) logstash
10 24 (3.72%) Red Hat Satellite
11 23 (3.57%) Kibana
12 21 (3.26%) Data Guard
13 20 (3.10%) Vagrant
14 16 (2.48%) Cobbler
14 16 (2.48%) NetBackup
15 14 (2.17%) CA Single Sign-On
16 13 (2.02%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 217 (33.64%) Oracle
2 187 (28.99%) VMware
3 101 (15.66%) HP
4 64 (9.92%) Cisco
5 57 (8.84%) Microsoft
6 54 (8.37%) NetApp
7 50 (7.75%) EMC
8 41 (6.36%) Veritas
9 40 (6.20%) IBM
10 34 (5.27%) Citrix
11 33 (5.12%) Splunk
12 28 (4.34%) TIBCO
13 27 (4.19%) Atlassian
14 22 (3.41%) Sun
15 19 (2.95%) Reuters
16 18 (2.79%) Symantec
17 17 (2.64%) BMC
18 16 (2.48%) Greenplum
18 16 (2.48%) Google
18 16 (2.48%) Tableau
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