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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 157 185 124
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -61
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 314 276 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.19% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 2.68% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 187 265
Average daily rate
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£440 £440 £440
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £271 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.96% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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
9952 10305 9887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.52% 44.24% 45.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6451 6756 6218
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 214 271
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £32.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram 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 May 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
(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 +25 76 £413 +0.97% 26
Croydon -1 11 £475 -13.63% 1
Feltham - 2 £375 -
Docklands, London +1 1 £510 +15.90%
Ealing - 1 £425 -
New Malden - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 566 (83.11%) Linux
2 399 (58.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 247 (36.27%) Oracle
4 224 (32.89%) Windows
5 220 (32.31%) UNIX
6 207 (30.40%) Perl
7 199 (29.22%) Puppet
8 178 (26.14%) VMware
9 177 (25.99%) Python
10 157 (23.05%) Java
11 155 (22.76%) Apache
12 145 (21.29%) DevOps
13 139 (20.41%) Solaris
14 137 (20.12%) Jenkins
15 136 (19.97%) Bash Shell
16 135 (19.82%) Finance
17 128 (18.80%) CentOS
18 125 (18.36%) MySQL
19 118 (17.33%) SQL
20 113 (16.59%) Firewall
21 109 (16.01%) Web Services
21 109 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
22 105 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
23 103 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
24 101 (14.83%) Oracle Database
25 99 (14.54%) Ruby
26 94 (13.80%) HP
27 92 (13.51%) Maven
28 90 (13.22%) Shell Script
29 89 (13.07%) Banking

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 155 (22.76%) Apache
2 80 (11.75%) Tomcat
2 80 (11.75%) WebLogic
3 57 (8.37%) IIS
4 52 (7.64%) nginx
5 42 (6.17%) OpenStack
6 41 (6.02%) JBoss
7 36 (5.29%) WebSphere
8 32 (4.70%) Confluence
9 16 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
9 16 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (2.20%) Node.js
11 14 (2.06%) MS Exchange
12 13 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 13 (1.91%) Mule ESB
13 10 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.03%) Alfresco
14 7 (1.03%) WildFly
15 5 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
15 5 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (1.76%) MS Office
2 10 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.91%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 12 (1.76%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.59%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.29%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.29%) Agresso
5 2 (0.29%) RMDS
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 105 (15.42%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.35%) Heroku
2 16 (2.35%) Engine Yard
3 15 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
3 15 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 13 (1.91%) PaaS
5 10 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.03%) IaaS
7 6 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 6 (0.88%) SaaS
8 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.44%) GitHub
11 2 (0.29%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.15%) Office 365
12 1 (0.15%) Route 53
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 113 (16.59%) Firewall
2 84 (12.33%) DNS
3 76 (11.16%) SAN
4 69 (10.13%) TCP/IP
5 49 (7.20%) HTTP
6 44 (6.46%) SSL
7 36 (5.29%) VLAN
8 23 (3.38%) Internet
8 23 (3.38%) NAS
9 19 (2.79%) DHCP
9 19 (2.79%) LDAP
10 17 (2.50%) VPN
11 13 (1.91%) LAN
11 13 (1.91%) WAN
12 11 (1.62%) Network Security
12 11 (1.62%) Multicast
13 10 (1.47%) Fibre Channel
14 9 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
14 9 (1.32%) DMZ
15 8 (1.17%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (18.36%) MySQL
2 101 (14.83%) Oracle Database
3 79 (11.60%) MongoDB
4 64 (9.40%) SQL Server
5 56 (8.22%) NoSQL
6 45 (6.61%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (6.61%) Oracle Database 11g
7 41 (6.02%) Relational Database
8 38 (5.58%) RDBMS
9 33 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.50%) Redis
10 17 (2.50%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.35%) Oracle Database 10g
12 15 (2.20%) WhereScape RED
13 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
13 13 (1.91%) Big Data
13 13 (1.91%) Oracle BI EE
14 12 (1.76%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.62%) Riak
16 9 (1.32%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 137 (20.12%) Jenkins
2 92 (13.51%) Maven
3 88 (12.92%) Subversion
4 82 (12.04%) Git (software)
5 61 (8.96%) JIRA
6 42 (6.17%) Hudson
7 38 (5.58%) TeamCity
8 37 (5.43%) Gradle
9 35 (5.14%) Ant
10 34 (4.99%) Mercurial
11 26 (3.82%) Artifactory
11 26 (3.82%) JUnit
12 25 (3.67%) SonarQube
13 19 (2.79%) MSBuild
14 18 (2.64%) Eclipse
15 13 (1.91%) Gerrit
16 11 (1.62%) Selenium
17 10 (1.47%) JMeter
18 7 (1.03%) NetBeans
18 7 (1.03%) SoapUI
General
1 135 (19.82%) Finance
2 89 (13.07%) Banking
3 30 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 25 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.94%) Games
6 13 (1.91%) Retail
7 11 (1.62%) Advertising
8 10 (1.47%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.32%) Marketing
10 7 (1.03%) Legal
11 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.59%) Back Office
13 3 (0.44%) Front Office
14 2 (0.29%) Law
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) International Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (13.07%) Administrator
2 80 (11.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 73 (10.72%) Developer
4 70 (10.28%) Linux Engineer
5 62 (9.10%) Systems Administrator
6 41 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 36 (5.29%) Linux Administrator
8 32 (4.70%) Architect
9 31 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 30 (4.41%) DBA
11 29 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 28 (4.11%) Java Developer
13 27 (3.96%) Consultant
14 26 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 26 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
15 24 (3.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
16 23 (3.38%) Analyst
17 22 (3.23%) UNIX Systems Administrator
18 20 (2.94%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (16.01%) Web Services
2 70 (10.28%) Middleware
3 42 (6.17%) XML
4 41 (6.02%) SOAP
5 38 (5.58%) .NET
6 34 (4.99%) LAMP
7 30 (4.41%) HTML
8 26 (3.82%) JSON
9 25 (3.67%) Rendezvous
9 25 (3.67%) MCollective
10 22 (3.23%) Spring
11 21 (3.08%) Django
11 21 (3.08%) Java EE
12 18 (2.64%) jQuery
12 18 (2.64%) CSS
12 18 (2.64%) Hibernate
13 17 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
13 17 (2.50%) J2EE
13 17 (2.50%) HTML5
14 15 (2.20%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.84%) Clustering
2 41 (6.02%) Open Source
2 41 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.26%) Fixed Income
4 21 (3.08%) Device Driver
5 16 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (2.35%) Oracle Exalogic
5 16 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.20%) Public Cloud
7 14 (2.06%) Online Games
8 13 (1.91%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.76%) Replication
9 12 (1.76%) Wiki
10 11 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.62%) Digital Media
11 10 (1.47%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.32%) Eurex
13 7 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.88%) User Experience
14 6 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 566 (83.11%) Linux
2 399 (58.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 224 (32.89%) Windows
4 220 (32.31%) UNIX
5 139 (20.41%) Solaris
6 128 (18.80%) CentOS
7 74 (10.87%) Ubuntu
8 73 (10.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 71 (10.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 52 (7.64%) SUSE
11 42 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (5.58%) HPUX
13 31 (4.55%) AIX
14 29 (4.26%) Debian
15 17 (2.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 16 (2.35%) Oracle Linux
17 10 (1.47%) Fedora
18 6 (0.88%) Windows 7
19 5 (0.73%) Slackware
20 4 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (21.29%) DevOps
2 109 (16.01%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (15.12%) Continuous Integration
4 68 (9.99%) ITIL
4 68 (9.99%) Load Balancing
5 61 (8.96%) Configuration Management
6 46 (6.75%) Change Management
7 44 (6.46%) Scrum
8 43 (6.31%) Release Management
9 40 (5.87%) OO
10 33 (4.85%) Migration
11 32 (4.70%) Capacity Management
11 32 (4.70%) TDD
12 31 (4.55%) Service Management
13 30 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (3.82%) SOA
15 25 (3.67%) Continuous Delivery
16 24 (3.52%) Problem Management
17 23 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
18 22 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 207 (30.40%) Perl
2 177 (25.99%) Python
3 157 (23.05%) Java
4 136 (19.97%) Bash Shell
5 118 (17.33%) SQL
6 99 (14.54%) Ruby
7 90 (13.22%) Shell Script
8 67 (9.84%) PHP
9 39 (5.73%) JavaScript
10 31 (4.55%) Korn
11 29 (4.26%) C
12 25 (3.67%) C++
13 12 (1.76%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.76%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.88%) XQuery
14 6 (0.88%) C#
15 4 (0.59%) Scala
15 4 (0.59%) C-shell
15 4 (0.59%) Groovy
16 3 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 78 (11.45%) Security Cleared
2 44 (6.46%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.11%) DV Cleared
4 23 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (2.50%) MCSE
7 16 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.35%) Degree
8 14 (2.06%) RHCE
9 13 (1.91%) CCNP
10 8 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.03%) MCP
11 7 (1.03%) MCSA
11 7 (1.03%) CCNA
12 6 (0.88%) MCITP
13 5 (0.73%) RHCT
13 5 (0.73%) CCSE
14 4 (0.59%) CCIE
14 4 (0.59%) RHCA
14 4 (0.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.43%) QA
2 6 (0.88%) SLA
3 4 (0.59%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (11.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 38 (5.58%) vSphere
4 27 (3.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 26 (3.82%) Docker
6 25 (3.67%) vCloud
7 21 (3.08%) NFS
8 20 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (2.64%) Varnish
10 12 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.62%) Postfix
12 10 (1.47%) KVM
12 10 (1.47%) VMware ESX
12 10 (1.47%) Xen
13 9 (1.32%) Sendmail
14 8 (1.17%) Samba
15 7 (1.03%) XenServer
15 7 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 6 (0.88%) Firmware
17 5 (0.73%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 199 (29.22%) Puppet
2 80 (11.75%) Opscode Chef
3 68 (9.99%) Nagios
4 39 (5.73%) Salt
5 35 (5.14%) ZABBIX
6 31 (4.55%) Ansible
7 29 (4.26%) Cobbler
7 29 (4.26%) HAProxy
8 28 (4.11%) yum
8 28 (4.11%) BladeLogic
9 24 (3.52%) ITRS Geneos
10 23 (3.38%) Data Guard
11 21 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
12 18 (2.64%) Cacti
12 18 (2.64%) NetBackup
13 17 (2.50%) HP SiteScope
14 16 (2.35%) logstash
15 14 (2.06%) CA Single Sign-On
16 13 (1.91%) Kibana
16 13 (1.91%) collectd
Vendors
1 247 (36.27%) Oracle
2 178 (26.14%) VMware
3 94 (13.80%) HP
4 77 (11.31%) Cisco
5 65 (9.54%) NetApp
6 48 (7.05%) Microsoft
7 40 (5.87%) EMC
8 38 (5.58%) Citrix
9 37 (5.43%) Veritas
10 30 (4.41%) Splunk
10 30 (4.41%) IBM
11 27 (3.96%) TIBCO
12 20 (2.94%) Dell
13 18 (2.64%) Sun
13 18 (2.64%) Atlassian
14 17 (2.50%) Brocade
15 16 (2.35%) Greenplum
15 16 (2.35%) Tableau
15 16 (2.35%) F5
15 16 (2.35%) Sybase
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