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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 150 126 142
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 355 436 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.45% 1.73% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 3.76% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 307 232
Average daily rate
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£423 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.03% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £54.00 £22.50 £48.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% -53.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £22.10 £44.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £22.50 £49.70
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
11240 11609 11761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.89% 46.19% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 7272 7557 7142
Average daily rate £425 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 256 334
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 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 19 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
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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 -11 72 £450 +12.50% 27
Docklands, London +7 2 £475 +11.76% 1
Harrow +1 2 £400 +18.51%
Wembley - 2 £275 -
New Malden - 1 - - 1
Romford - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 617 (93.48%) Linux
2 477 (72.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 271 (41.06%) UNIX
4 228 (34.55%) Oracle
5 221 (33.48%) Perl
6 183 (27.73%) Python
6 183 (27.73%) Banking
7 176 (26.67%) Windows
8 160 (24.24%) Finance
9 155 (23.48%) Puppet
10 152 (23.03%) SQL
11 143 (21.67%) Solaris
12 135 (20.45%) Apache
13 131 (19.85%) Bash Shell
14 124 (18.79%) VMware
15 119 (18.03%) Java
16 114 (17.27%) DevOps
17 107 (16.21%) MySQL
18 106 (16.06%) SAN
19 102 (15.45%) Shell Script
20 101 (15.30%) CentOS
21 90 (13.64%) Tomcat
22 86 (13.03%) Web Services
22 86 (13.03%) PHP
23 82 (12.42%) Investment Banking
24 81 (12.27%) Middleware
25 80 (12.12%) Oracle Database
26 75 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
27 74 (11.21%) Firewall
28 73 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 135 (20.45%) Apache
2 90 (13.64%) Tomcat
3 71 (10.76%) WebLogic
4 50 (7.58%) WebSphere
5 43 (6.52%) IIS
6 26 (3.94%) OpenStack
7 25 (3.79%) nginx
8 22 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (3.03%) IBM HTTP Server
10 18 (2.73%) SharePoint
11 14 (2.12%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (1.97%) Confluence
13 12 (1.82%) MS Exchange
14 11 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (1.36%) Moodle
15 9 (1.36%) Node.js
16 7 (1.06%) MQSeries
16 7 (1.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 6 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.52%) MS Project
3 9 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.61%) MS Office
6 2 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.45%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.45%) RMDS
5 3 (0.45%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 3 (0.45%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle E-Business Tax
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle iProcurement
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle FAH
7 1 (0.15%) Global One
7 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.15%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 63 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (5.61%) Amazon EC2
3 23 (3.48%) Amazon S3
4 10 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.06%) SaaS
6 6 (0.91%) IaaS
7 5 (0.76%) Joyent
8 4 (0.61%) PaaS
9 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.30%) Route 53
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.15%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 106 (16.06%) SAN
2 74 (11.21%) Firewall
3 68 (10.30%) DNS
4 61 (9.24%) TCP/IP
5 50 (7.58%) LDAP
6 40 (6.06%) NAS
7 38 (5.76%) Multicast
8 34 (5.15%) HTTP
9 30 (4.55%) SSL
10 26 (3.94%) SSH
11 17 (2.58%) DHCP
11 17 (2.58%) Internet
12 14 (2.12%) Kerberos
12 14 (2.12%) VPN
13 12 (1.82%) Intranet
13 12 (1.82%) FTP
14 10 (1.52%) VLAN
14 10 (1.52%) Ethernet
15 9 (1.36%) WAN
16 8 (1.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.21%) MySQL
2 80 (12.12%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.21%) SQL Server
4 37 (5.61%) MongoDB
5 36 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 33 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 32 (4.85%) Sybase ASE
8 28 (4.24%) Oracle Database 10g
9 27 (4.09%) Relational Database
10 24 (3.64%) Big Data
11 20 (3.03%) Hadoop
12 19 (2.88%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.88%) Oracle Exadata
13 17 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (2.42%) CouchDB
15 15 (2.27%) DB2
15 15 (2.27%) Riak
16 14 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
17 12 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 54 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 39 (5.91%) Git (software)
3 36 (5.45%) Subversion
4 24 (3.64%) Hudson
5 19 (2.88%) JIRA
6 15 (2.27%) Maven
7 10 (1.52%) Artifactory
8 6 (0.91%) JUnit
9 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.76%) Mercurial
10 4 (0.61%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.61%) Ant
11 3 (0.45%) jMock
11 3 (0.45%) Selenium
11 3 (0.45%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.45%) Gerrit
11 3 (0.45%) GCC
12 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.30%) Gradle
General
1 183 (27.73%) Banking
2 160 (24.24%) Finance
3 82 (12.42%) Investment Banking
4 27 (4.09%) Front Office
5 16 (2.42%) Retail
5 16 (2.42%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.52%) Games
8 6 (0.91%) Billing
9 5 (0.76%) Advertising
10 4 (0.61%) Marketing
10 4 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.45%) French Language
11 3 (0.45%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.30%) Publishing
12 2 (0.30%) Legal
13 1 (0.15%) Back Office
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (16.52%) Administrator
2 97 (14.70%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
4 61 (9.24%) DBA
5 60 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
6 54 (8.18%) Analyst
7 53 (8.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 51 (7.73%) Developer
9 47 (7.12%) DevOps Engineer
10 36 (5.45%) UNIX Administrator
11 35 (5.30%) Applications Support
11 35 (5.30%) Support Engineer
12 33 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
13 32 (4.85%) Architect
14 31 (4.70%) Linux Support
15 30 (4.55%) Oracle DBA
16 29 (4.39%) UNIX Systems Administrator
17 25 (3.79%) Consultant
18 24 (3.64%) UNIX Engineer
18 24 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (13.03%) Web Services
2 81 (12.27%) Middleware
3 71 (10.76%) LAMP
4 56 (8.48%) XML
5 38 (5.76%) .NET
6 30 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
6 30 (4.55%) JSON
7 27 (4.09%) Rendezvous
8 24 (3.64%) Java EE
9 21 (3.18%) JMS
10 19 (2.88%) HTML
11 16 (2.42%) CSS
12 12 (1.82%) HTML5
13 11 (1.67%) Spring
14 10 (1.52%) RESTful
15 9 (1.36%) Regular Expression
16 8 (1.21%) RabbitMQ
16 8 (1.21%) QuickFIX
16 8 (1.21%) WCF
16 8 (1.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.94%) Open Source
2 42 (6.36%) Replication
3 41 (6.21%) Clustering
4 37 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 18 (2.73%) Oracle Exalogic
8 14 (2.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (1.82%) CLARiiON
9 12 (1.82%) Symmetrix
10 11 (1.67%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.52%) Wiki
11 10 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.52%) Client/Server
12 9 (1.36%) Mainframe
12 9 (1.36%) E-Learning
13 8 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
13 8 (1.21%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.91%) User Experience
14 6 (0.91%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 617 (93.48%) Linux
2 477 (72.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 271 (41.06%) UNIX
4 176 (26.67%) Windows
5 143 (21.67%) Solaris
6 101 (15.30%) CentOS
7 57 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 53 (8.03%) Ubuntu
9 43 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (6.06%) SUSE
11 37 (5.61%) Debian
12 20 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
13 19 (2.88%) AIX
14 13 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (1.82%) SELinux
16 9 (1.36%) HPUX
17 8 (1.21%) VMS
18 5 (0.76%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
19 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.27%) DevOps
2 70 (10.61%) Change Management
3 66 (10.00%) ITIL
3 66 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (8.18%) Configuration Management
4 54 (8.18%) Migration
5 47 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (6.67%) Project Management
7 42 (6.36%) Load Balancing
8 41 (6.21%) Electronic Trading
8 41 (6.21%) Disaster Recovery
9 40 (6.06%) OO
10 38 (5.76%) Capacity Management
11 36 (5.45%) Low Latency
12 33 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
13 28 (4.24%) Release Management
13 28 (4.24%) Scrum
14 24 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (3.18%) E-Commerce
15 21 (3.18%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 221 (33.48%) Perl
2 183 (27.73%) Python
3 152 (23.03%) SQL
4 131 (19.85%) Bash Shell
5 119 (18.03%) Java
6 102 (15.45%) Shell Script
7 86 (13.03%) PHP
8 70 (10.61%) Ruby
9 30 (4.55%) Korn
10 24 (3.64%) PowerShell
10 24 (3.64%) JavaScript
11 21 (3.18%) C
12 17 (2.58%) C++
13 14 (2.12%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.82%) C-shell
15 11 (1.67%) Jython
16 9 (1.36%) C#
16 9 (1.36%) sed
17 8 (1.21%) VB
18 7 (1.06%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 41 (6.21%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.64%) Degree
3 19 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (2.58%) SC Cleared
5 16 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 13 (1.97%) RHCE
7 11 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.06%) CCNP
8 7 (1.06%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.91%) OCP
9 6 (0.91%) MCSE
10 5 (0.76%) MCSA
10 5 (0.76%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.76%) CCNA
10 5 (0.76%) MCITP
10 5 (0.76%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.61%) MCTS
11 4 (0.61%) CISSP
12 3 (0.45%) CCSE
12 3 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.82%) QA
2 9 (1.36%) SLA
3 7 (1.06%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 73 (11.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 63 (9.55%) Oracle RAC
3 35 (5.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 34 (5.15%) Active Directory
5 28 (4.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (3.48%) VMware ESX
7 22 (3.33%) NFS
8 17 (2.58%) vCloud
8 17 (2.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 15 (2.27%) vSphere
10 14 (2.12%) Veritas File System
10 14 (2.12%) RHEV
11 10 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (1.21%) KVM
12 8 (1.21%) Varnish
12 8 (1.21%) XenApp
13 7 (1.06%) XenDesktop
13 7 (1.06%) Platform Symphony
14 6 (0.91%) Docker
14 6 (0.91%) Xen
Systems Management
1 155 (23.48%) Puppet
2 75 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
3 69 (10.45%) Nagios
4 32 (4.85%) Cacti
5 31 (4.70%) ZABBIX
6 29 (4.39%) NetBackup
7 22 (3.33%) YUM
7 22 (3.33%) Data Guard
8 21 (3.18%) Control-M
8 21 (3.18%) ITRS Geneos
9 20 (3.03%) Tivoli
10 18 (2.73%) Salt
11 14 (2.12%) BladeLogic
12 13 (1.97%) SCOM
13 12 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
14 11 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
15 10 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
16 8 (1.21%) HAProxy
16 8 (1.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
17 7 (1.06%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 228 (34.55%) Oracle
2 124 (18.79%) VMware
3 70 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 61 (9.24%) HP
4 61 (9.24%) EMC
5 57 (8.64%) IBM
6 54 (8.18%) Veritas
7 46 (6.97%) JBoss
7 46 (6.97%) Sybase
8 39 (5.91%) Sun
9 38 (5.76%) NetApp
10 36 (5.45%) TIBCO
11 31 (4.70%) Cisco
12 28 (4.24%) Reuters
13 25 (3.79%) MarketAxess
14 24 (3.64%) Rackspace
15 23 (3.48%) BMC
15 23 (3.48%) eSpeed
16 18 (2.73%) Citrix
17 13 (1.97%) SolarWinds
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