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 2 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.

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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 144 130 133
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 364 427 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.50% 1.68% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 3.62% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 292 237
Average daily rate
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£443 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.75% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £250 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
11113 11797 11788
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.88% 46.45% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7055 7608 7136
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 267 335
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.18 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £48.84 £36.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 80 £450 +11.80% 46
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Harrow +1 1 - - 1
Hayes - - - - 3
Isleworth - - - -
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

1 591 (93.22%) Linux
2 464 (73.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 258 (40.69%) UNIX
4 223 (35.17%) Perl
5 219 (34.54%) Oracle
6 181 (28.55%) Python
7 175 (27.60%) Windows
8 172 (27.13%) Banking
9 155 (24.45%) Finance
10 153 (24.13%) SQL
11 150 (23.66%) Puppet
12 135 (21.29%) Solaris
13 132 (20.82%) Bash Shell
14 131 (20.66%) Apache
15 120 (18.93%) VMware
16 111 (17.51%) Java
17 108 (17.03%) DevOps
18 105 (16.56%) MySQL
19 100 (15.77%) SAN
20 97 (15.30%) Shell Script
21 96 (15.14%) CentOS
22 84 (13.25%) Tomcat
23 81 (12.78%) Firewall
24 80 (12.62%) Oracle Database
25 78 (12.30%) PHP
26 77 (12.15%) Web Services
27 74 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
28 73 (11.51%) Investment Banking
29 70 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
30 68 (10.73%) Change Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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
1 131 (20.66%) Apache
2 84 (13.25%) Tomcat
3 62 (9.78%) WebLogic
4 46 (7.26%) WebSphere
5 39 (6.15%) IIS
6 24 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (3.63%) OpenStack
8 21 (3.31%) nginx
9 17 (2.68%) IBM HTTP Server
10 15 (2.37%) SharePoint
11 14 (2.21%) WebSphere Application Server
11 14 (2.21%) Confluence
12 11 (1.74%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (1.42%) Node.js
14 9 (1.42%) Moodle
14 9 (1.42%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (1.10%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
17 5 (0.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 16 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.42%) MS Project
3 8 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.47%) MS Office
6 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.95%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.63%) RMDS
6 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Enterprise
6 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
3 18 (2.84%) Amazon S3
4 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.95%) SaaS
6 5 (0.79%) Joyent
7 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 4 (0.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.32%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 100 (15.77%) SAN
2 81 (12.78%) Firewall
3 65 (10.25%) DNS
4 57 (8.99%) TCP/IP
5 51 (8.04%) LDAP
6 41 (6.47%) Multicast
7 36 (5.68%) NAS
8 29 (4.57%) HTTP
9 26 (4.10%) SSH
10 25 (3.94%) SSL
11 17 (2.68%) DHCP
11 17 (2.68%) Internet
12 13 (2.05%) Kerberos
12 13 (2.05%) VPN
13 12 (1.89%) Intranet
14 10 (1.58%) Ethernet
14 10 (1.58%) VLAN
15 9 (1.42%) WAN
16 8 (1.26%) FTP
16 8 (1.26%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.56%) MySQL
2 80 (12.62%) Oracle Database
3 43 (6.78%) SQL Server
4 38 (5.99%) MongoDB
5 35 (5.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 34 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 31 (4.89%) Sybase ASE
8 26 (4.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 26 (4.10%) Relational Database
8 26 (4.10%) Big Data
9 22 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 19 (3.00%) Apache Cassandra
11 18 (2.84%) CouchDB
11 18 (2.84%) RDBMS
12 17 (2.68%) Oracle Exadata
12 17 (2.68%) Riak
13 15 (2.37%) DB2
14 14 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 56 (8.83%) Jenkins
2 39 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 32 (5.05%) Subversion
4 27 (4.26%) Hudson
5 19 (3.00%) JIRA
6 16 (2.52%) Maven
7 9 (1.42%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.95%) JUnit
9 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (0.63%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.63%) Ant
11 3 (0.47%) GCC
11 3 (0.47%) jMock
11 3 (0.47%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.47%) Selenium
12 2 (0.32%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.32%) Toad
12 2 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 172 (27.13%) Banking
2 155 (24.45%) Finance
3 73 (11.51%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.26%) Front Office
5 16 (2.52%) Retail
6 12 (1.89%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.89%) Games
6 12 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.95%) Billing
8 5 (0.79%) Marketing
8 5 (0.79%) Electronics
8 5 (0.79%) Advertising
9 3 (0.47%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) French Language
9 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.32%) Legal
10 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 107 (16.88%) Administrator
2 94 (14.83%) Systems Administrator
3 61 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
4 59 (9.31%) Linux Engineer
5 58 (9.15%) DBA
6 53 (8.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 50 (7.89%) Developer
8 46 (7.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 45 (7.10%) Analyst
10 40 (6.31%) Applications Support
11 38 (5.99%) Support Engineer
12 36 (5.68%) Linux Support
13 35 (5.52%) Architect
14 31 (4.89%) UNIX Administrator
15 30 (4.73%) Systems Engineer
16 28 (4.42%) Oracle DBA
17 26 (4.10%) Consultant
18 24 (3.79%) UNIX Engineer
19 23 (3.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 23 (3.63%) Sybase DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (12.15%) Web Services
2 68 (10.73%) Middleware
3 66 (10.41%) LAMP
4 54 (8.52%) XML
5 29 (4.57%) Rendezvous
6 28 (4.42%) JSON
7 27 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
7 27 (4.26%) .NET
8 22 (3.47%) Java EE
9 18 (2.84%) HTML
9 18 (2.84%) JMS
10 16 (2.52%) CSS
11 11 (1.74%) Spring
11 11 (1.74%) HTML5
12 10 (1.58%) RESTful
13 9 (1.42%) Regular Expression
13 9 (1.42%) QuickFIX
14 8 (1.26%) WCF
15 7 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
15 7 (1.10%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 48 (7.57%) Open Source
2 40 (6.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (6.15%) Replication
3 39 (6.15%) Clustering
4 31 (4.89%) Fixed Income
5 17 (2.68%) Oracle Exalogic
6 13 (2.05%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (1.89%) CLARiiON
7 12 (1.89%) Symmetrix
8 11 (1.74%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.58%) Wiki
10 9 (1.42%) E-Learning
10 9 (1.42%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 9 (1.42%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 7 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.10%) Online Games
13 5 (0.79%) VLE
14 4 (0.63%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 591 (93.22%) Linux
2 464 (73.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 258 (40.69%) UNIX
4 175 (27.60%) Windows
5 135 (21.29%) Solaris
6 96 (15.14%) CentOS
7 51 (8.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 50 (7.89%) Ubuntu
9 48 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (6.15%) Debian
11 36 (5.68%) SUSE
12 19 (3.00%) Oracle Linux
13 17 (2.68%) AIX
14 14 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (1.58%) SELinux
16 8 (1.26%) VMS
17 7 (1.10%) HPUX
18 5 (0.79%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
19 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (17.03%) DevOps
2 68 (10.73%) Change Management
3 67 (10.57%) ITIL
4 49 (7.73%) Migration
5 47 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 46 (7.26%) Configuration Management
6 46 (7.26%) Project Management
7 45 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 44 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
9 42 (6.62%) Load Balancing
10 40 (6.31%) Capacity Management
11 39 (6.15%) Low Latency
12 38 (5.99%) OO
13 35 (5.52%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (4.89%) Performance Tuning
15 30 (4.73%) Release Management
16 28 (4.42%) Scrum
17 24 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
18 22 (3.47%) E-Commerce
19 20 (3.15%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 223 (35.17%) Perl
2 181 (28.55%) Python
3 153 (24.13%) SQL
4 132 (20.82%) Bash Shell
5 111 (17.51%) Java
6 97 (15.30%) Shell Script
7 78 (12.30%) PHP
8 62 (9.78%) Ruby
9 27 (4.26%) Korn
10 24 (3.79%) JavaScript
10 24 (3.79%) PowerShell
11 19 (3.00%) C
12 13 (2.05%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.58%) C++
13 10 (1.58%) C-shell
14 9 (1.42%) Bourne shell
14 9 (1.42%) sed
14 9 (1.42%) C#
15 8 (1.26%) VB
15 8 (1.26%) Jython
Qualifications
1 38 (5.99%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.63%) Degree
3 16 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (2.37%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.21%) RHCE
6 10 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.10%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.95%) OCP
8 6 (0.95%) CCNP
9 5 (0.79%) CCNA
9 5 (0.79%) MCSE
9 5 (0.79%) MCSA
9 5 (0.79%) Sun Certification
9 5 (0.79%) MCITP
9 5 (0.79%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.63%) MCTS
10 4 (0.63%) CISSP
11 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.47%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.74%) QA
2 9 (1.42%) SLA
3 7 (1.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 70 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 61 (9.62%) Oracle RAC
3 36 (5.68%) Active Directory
4 32 (5.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 26 (4.10%) Oracle RMAN
6 20 (3.15%) NFS
7 19 (3.00%) VMware ESX
8 15 (2.37%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 14 (2.21%) vSphere
9 14 (2.21%) vCloud
10 13 (2.05%) RHEV
11 11 (1.74%) Veritas File System
12 10 (1.58%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (1.42%) XenApp
14 7 (1.10%) XenDesktop
15 6 (0.95%) Xen
16 5 (0.79%) Varnish
16 5 (0.79%) KVM
16 5 (0.79%) Docker
17 3 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 150 (23.66%) Puppet
2 74 (11.67%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (9.62%) Nagios
4 33 (5.21%) ZABBIX
5 28 (4.42%) NetBackup
6 27 (4.26%) Cacti
7 24 (3.79%) YUM
8 22 (3.47%) ITRS Geneos
9 21 (3.31%) Tivoli
10 20 (3.15%) Data Guard
11 19 (3.00%) Control-M
11 19 (3.00%) Salt
12 14 (2.21%) BladeLogic
12 14 (2.21%) SCOM
13 13 (2.05%) BMC PATROL
14 9 (1.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 9 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (1.42%) HAProxy
15 8 (1.26%) Red Hat Satellite
16 6 (0.95%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 219 (34.54%) Oracle
2 120 (18.93%) VMware
3 62 (9.78%) Microsoft
4 59 (9.31%) EMC
5 56 (8.83%) HP
6 54 (8.52%) IBM
7 52 (8.20%) Veritas
8 43 (6.78%) JBoss
9 41 (6.47%) Sun
9 41 (6.47%) NetApp
10 39 (6.15%) TIBCO
10 39 (6.15%) Sybase
11 31 (4.89%) Cisco
11 31 (4.89%) Reuters
12 27 (4.26%) MarketAxess
13 26 (4.10%) Rackspace
14 25 (3.94%) eSpeed
15 22 (3.47%) BMC
16 19 (3.00%) Citrix
17 12 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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