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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 176 165 144
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 282 321 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.20% 1.37% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 3.05% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 233 262
Average daily rate
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£425 £442 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +10.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £574 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.09 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+51.48% -5.85%
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
10223 10536 11049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.61% 44.89% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6732 6583 7016
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 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 218 288
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.53 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £32.82 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -27 61 £425 -5.55% 22
Croydon 0 17 £450 +20.80%
Canary Wharf - 8 £400 -
Docklands, London -1 3 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 3 £375 -3.22%
Wembley -2 2 £383 +39.09%
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Uxbridge - 2 £300 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Isleworth - 1 £375 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 540 (90.60%) Linux
2 387 (64.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 200 (33.56%) Windows
4 193 (32.38%) Oracle
5 182 (30.54%) VMware
6 176 (29.53%) Puppet
7 175 (29.36%) UNIX
8 157 (26.34%) Apache
9 139 (23.32%) Python
9 139 (23.32%) Perl
10 134 (22.48%) DevOps
11 128 (21.48%) Finance
12 124 (20.81%) Java
13 121 (20.30%) Bash Shell
14 117 (19.63%) CentOS
14 117 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
14 117 (19.63%) Jenkins
15 115 (19.30%) SQL
16 110 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
17 107 (17.95%) MySQL
18 104 (17.45%) Solaris
19 100 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
20 95 (15.94%) SAN
21 94 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
22 91 (15.27%) Security Cleared
23 90 (15.10%) Web Services
23 90 (15.10%) Firewall
24 89 (14.93%) Tomcat
25 87 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
26 86 (14.43%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 157 (26.34%) Apache
2 89 (14.93%) Tomcat
3 64 (10.74%) JBoss
4 62 (10.40%) IIS
5 49 (8.22%) Confluence
6 48 (8.05%) nginx
7 45 (7.55%) WebLogic
8 30 (5.03%) OpenStack
9 24 (4.03%) Mule ESB
10 22 (3.69%) Node.js
11 19 (3.19%) MS Exchange
12 16 (2.68%) WildFly
13 14 (2.35%) Jetty
14 13 (2.18%) Elasticsearch
15 12 (2.01%) Alfresco
16 11 (1.85%) Mule
17 10 (1.68%) iPlanet
17 10 (1.68%) GlassFish
17 10 (1.68%) Apache TomEE
18 9 (1.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) MS Project
3 1 (0.17%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 16 (2.68%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (2.68%) Oracle Applications
2 15 (2.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 7 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (1.01%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.67%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.17%) RMDS
7 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.17%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 94 (15.77%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (2.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 15 (2.52%) IaaS
4 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (1.34%) OpenShift
6 7 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (1.01%) GitHub
8 5 (0.84%) Amazon ELB
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.50%) SaaS
10 3 (0.50%) PaaS
10 3 (0.50%) Heroku
10 3 (0.50%) Engine Yard
11 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.17%) Office 365
12 1 (0.17%) Route 53
12 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 95 (15.94%) SAN
2 90 (15.10%) Firewall
3 48 (8.05%) DNS
4 46 (7.72%) TCP/IP
5 45 (7.55%) NAS
6 31 (5.20%) LDAP
7 28 (4.70%) HTTP
8 23 (3.86%) VPN
9 20 (3.36%) DHCP
10 19 (3.19%) SSL
10 19 (3.19%) Internet
11 14 (2.35%) Reverse Proxy
11 14 (2.35%) AMQP
11 14 (2.35%) Network Security
12 13 (2.18%) LAN
13 12 (2.01%) WAN
13 12 (2.01%) DMZ
14 11 (1.85%) Kerberos
14 11 (1.85%) OpenLDAP
15 10 (1.68%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (17.95%) MySQL
2 82 (13.76%) Oracle Database
3 72 (12.08%) SQL Server
4 56 (9.40%) MongoDB
5 50 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (5.54%) NoSQL
7 32 (5.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 28 (4.70%) Redis
9 18 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
10 15 (2.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 15 (2.52%) WhereScape RED
10 15 (2.52%) Relational Database
11 14 (2.35%) Hadoop
12 13 (2.18%) Big Data
13 11 (1.85%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (1.51%) Riak
15 9 (1.51%) Infinispan
16 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 8 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 117 (19.63%) Jenkins
2 84 (14.09%) Git (software)
3 80 (13.42%) JIRA
4 76 (12.75%) Maven
5 61 (10.23%) Subversion
6 49 (8.22%) Gradle
7 46 (7.72%) Mercurial
8 35 (5.87%) Ant
9 32 (5.37%) Artifactory
10 28 (4.70%) TeamCity
11 27 (4.53%) Gerrit
11 27 (4.53%) SonarQube
11 27 (4.53%) JUnit
12 24 (4.03%) Hudson
13 20 (3.36%) JMeter
13 20 (3.36%) Selenium
14 18 (3.02%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.85%) Eclipse
16 8 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 8 (1.34%) Mocha
General
1 128 (21.48%) Finance
2 74 (12.42%) Banking
3 18 (3.02%) Investment Banking
3 18 (3.02%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.85%) Games
6 10 (1.68%) Marketing
7 5 (0.84%) Legal
7 5 (0.84%) Advertising
8 4 (0.67%) Retail
9 3 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.34%) International Banking
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Front Office
10 2 (0.34%) Back Office
10 2 (0.34%) German Language
11 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (15.44%) Administrator
2 80 (13.42%) Systems Administrator
3 76 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (11.24%) Linux Engineer
5 54 (9.06%) Developer
6 41 (6.88%) Linux Administrator
7 39 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 35 (5.87%) DBA
8 35 (5.87%) UNIX Administrator
8 35 (5.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
10 33 (5.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 30 (5.03%) Architect
12 28 (4.70%) UNIX Engineer
12 28 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 25 (4.19%) Oracle DBA
14 24 (4.03%) Java Developer
15 16 (2.68%) Consultant
15 16 (2.68%) Linux Systems Engineer
16 15 (2.52%) Oracle Applications DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (15.10%) Web Services
2 39 (6.54%) HTML
3 38 (6.38%) LAMP
4 37 (6.21%) .NET
5 36 (6.04%) Middleware
5 36 (6.04%) JSON
6 27 (4.53%) CSS
6 27 (4.53%) jQuery
7 26 (4.36%) Java EE
7 26 (4.36%) HTML5
8 25 (4.19%) CSS3
9 23 (3.86%) RabbitMQ
10 21 (3.52%) J2EE
11 19 (3.19%) XML
11 19 (3.19%) Django
12 18 (3.02%) JMS
12 18 (3.02%) Hibernate
12 18 (3.02%) Spring
13 17 (2.85%) RESTful
13 17 (2.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 43 (7.21%) Clustering
3 38 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.70%) Fixed Income
5 18 (3.02%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.68%) Public Cloud
8 10 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.51%) PKI
10 8 (1.34%) Online Games
10 8 (1.34%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.34%) W3C
10 8 (1.34%) Replication
10 8 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.34%) User Experience
11 7 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (1.01%) Enterprise Cloud
12 6 (1.01%) Eurex
13 5 (0.84%) Computer Science
13 5 (0.84%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 540 (90.60%) Linux
2 387 (64.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 200 (33.56%) Windows
4 175 (29.36%) UNIX
5 117 (19.63%) CentOS
6 104 (17.45%) Solaris
7 74 (12.42%) Ubuntu
8 47 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 35 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (5.54%) AIX
12 32 (5.37%) SUSE
13 24 (4.03%) Debian
14 21 (3.52%) HPUX
15 10 (1.68%) Fedora
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 6 (1.01%) Windows 7
19 4 (0.67%) Data ONTAP
20 3 (0.50%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (22.48%) DevOps
2 117 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
3 100 (16.78%) Agile Software Development
4 71 (11.91%) Configuration Management
5 60 (10.07%) ITIL
6 56 (9.40%) Open Source
7 49 (8.22%) Migration
8 48 (8.05%) Scrum
9 38 (6.38%) Load Balancing
10 35 (5.87%) TDD
11 32 (5.37%) Capacity Management
12 30 (5.03%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (5.03%) SOA
13 29 (4.87%) Release Management
14 28 (4.70%) Problem Management
14 28 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.36%) Service Management
16 23 (3.86%) Service Delivery
16 23 (3.86%) OO
17 22 (3.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.32%) Perl
1 139 (23.32%) Python
2 124 (20.81%) Java
3 121 (20.30%) Bash Shell
4 115 (19.30%) SQL
5 70 (11.74%) Ruby
6 66 (11.07%) PHP
7 48 (8.05%) JavaScript
8 46 (7.72%) Shell Script
9 36 (6.04%) C
10 33 (5.54%) C++
11 28 (4.70%) PowerShell
12 25 (4.19%) Korn
13 12 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 9 (1.51%) C#
15 7 (1.17%) C-shell
16 4 (0.67%) VB
17 3 (0.50%) Fortran
17 3 (0.50%) Haskell
17 3 (0.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (15.27%) Security Cleared
2 39 (6.54%) SC Cleared
3 26 (4.36%) DV Cleared
4 21 (3.52%) Degree
5 17 (2.85%) RHCE
6 14 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.68%) MCSE
9 9 (1.51%) MCSA
9 9 (1.51%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (1.17%) CCNA
11 6 (1.01%) CCNP
12 5 (0.84%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (0.84%) PMI Certification
12 5 (0.84%) RHCSA
13 4 (0.67%) VCAP
13 4 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.67%) JNCIA
13 4 (0.67%) JNCIS
14 3 (0.50%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.36%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.84%) WAI
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) HL7
System Software
1 110 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 38 (6.38%) vSphere
4 36 (6.04%) Docker
5 34 (5.70%) NFS
6 32 (5.37%) vCloud
7 24 (4.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (3.86%) Oracle RAC
8 23 (3.86%) Varnish
9 20 (3.36%) KVM
10 19 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
11 15 (2.52%) VMware ESX
12 13 (2.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 12 (2.01%) Squid
14 8 (1.34%) Hyper-V
15 7 (1.17%) GPFS
16 6 (1.01%) Gluster
16 6 (1.01%) XenApp
16 6 (1.01%) Firmware
17 5 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 176 (29.53%) Puppet
2 87 (14.60%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (7.21%) Ansible
4 42 (7.05%) Nagios
5 39 (6.54%) Salt
6 36 (6.04%) HAProxy
7 34 (5.70%) ZABBIX
7 34 (5.70%) BladeLogic
8 30 (5.03%) Rundeck
9 25 (4.19%) logstash
10 24 (4.03%) Kibana
10 24 (4.03%) Data Guard
11 23 (3.86%) ITRS Geneos
11 23 (3.86%) Vagrant
12 22 (3.69%) yum
13 17 (2.85%) Red Hat Satellite
14 15 (2.52%) NetBackup
15 10 (1.68%) Control-M
16 9 (1.51%) Cobbler
16 9 (1.51%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 193 (32.38%) Oracle
2 182 (30.54%) VMware
3 86 (14.43%) HP
4 59 (9.90%) Microsoft
5 55 (9.23%) EMC
6 54 (9.06%) Cisco
7 49 (8.22%) NetApp
8 47 (7.89%) IBM
9 42 (7.05%) Veritas
10 27 (4.53%) Splunk
11 25 (4.19%) Atlassian
11 25 (4.19%) Sun
12 22 (3.69%) Citrix
13 19 (3.19%) BMC
14 18 (3.02%) TIBCO
15 17 (2.85%) Symantec
15 17 (2.85%) Google
16 16 (2.68%) Greenplum
16 16 (2.68%) Tableau
16 16 (2.68%) Dell
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per annum
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + market rate
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LA International
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Harrington Starr
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Pioneer Search
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Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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