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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 193 137 150
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 244 373 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.15% 1.76% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 3.89% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 248 249
Average daily rate £456 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £580 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
8591 9589 9860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 40.57% 45.21% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5620 6357 6319
Average daily rate £438 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 198 221
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.63% +2.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 +18 40 £466 +1.19% 21
Harrow - 5 £495 -
New Malden - 5 - -
Croydon -10 4 £375 -21.05%
Enfield - 4 £625 -
Docklands, London +6 1 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £500 -1.96%
Wimbledon -2 1 £413 -2.94%
Westminster - 1 £456 - 1
Greenwich - 1 £456 -
Paddington - 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £425 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 536 (91.78%) Linux
2 340 (58.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 201 (34.42%) Unix
4 190 (32.53%) VMware
5 179 (30.65%) Windows
6 170 (29.11%) Puppet
7 167 (28.60%) Finance
8 154 (26.37%) Oracle
9 152 (26.03%) DevOps
10 143 (24.49%) Python
11 131 (22.43%) Perl
12 126 (21.58%) Bash Shell
13 120 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
14 116 (19.86%) Java
15 112 (19.18%) Apache
16 110 (18.84%) Banking
17 108 (18.49%) SQL
18 106 (18.15%) CentOS
19 101 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
20 95 (16.27%) Shell Script
21 94 (16.10%) Jenkins
22 93 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
23 90 (15.41%) Solaris
23 90 (15.41%) Windows Server
24 89 (15.24%) MySQL
25 83 (14.21%) Git (software)
26 82 (14.04%) Oracle Database
27 76 (13.01%) SAN
28 74 (12.67%) Tomcat
29 72 (12.33%) HP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 112 (19.18%) Apache
2 74 (12.67%) Tomcat
3 46 (7.88%) nginx
4 41 (7.02%) JBoss
5 31 (5.31%) OpenStack
6 27 (4.62%) WebSphere
7 22 (3.77%) Confluence
8 17 (2.91%) IIS
9 16 (2.74%) SAS
10 15 (2.57%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.40%) Apache Spark
12 12 (2.05%) Jetty
13 10 (1.71%) MS Exchange
13 10 (1.71%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
14 9 (1.54%) Node.js
15 7 (1.20%) Alfresco
15 7 (1.20%) ArcGIS
16 6 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
16 6 (1.03%) Drupal
Applications
1 18 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.71%) MS Office
3 9 (1.54%) SPSS
4 8 (1.37%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (0.68%) Sentinel
2 3 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Documaker
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (11.99%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (2.40%) SaaS
4 13 (2.23%) GitHub
5 12 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.03%) IaaS
8 5 (0.86%) Office 365
8 5 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.51%) PaaS
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.34%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.17%) Force.com
11 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 76 (13.01%) SAN
2 71 (12.16%) DNS
3 66 (11.30%) LDAP
4 48 (8.22%) Firewall
5 47 (8.05%) TCP/IP
6 33 (5.65%) VPN
7 30 (5.14%) NAS
8 25 (4.28%) LAN
9 23 (3.94%) HTTP
10 22 (3.77%) DHCP
11 21 (3.60%) WAN
12 18 (3.08%) iSCSI
12 18 (3.08%) SMTP
13 15 (2.57%) SNMP
14 13 (2.23%) Fibre Channel
14 13 (2.23%) SSH
15 12 (2.05%) Kerberos
15 12 (2.05%) SSL
16 11 (1.88%) FTP
16 11 (1.88%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.24%) MySQL
2 82 (14.04%) Oracle Database
3 70 (11.99%) SQL Server
4 60 (10.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 54 (9.25%) PostgreSQL
6 42 (7.19%) Sybase ASE
7 35 (5.99%) Big Data
8 29 (4.97%) MongoDB
9 27 (4.62%) Hadoop
9 27 (4.62%) Oracle Reports
10 13 (2.23%) NoSQL
11 12 (2.05%) HBase
12 11 (1.88%) Apache Hive
12 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database 10g
13 10 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 10 (1.71%) Couchbase
14 9 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
14 9 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (1.37%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 94 (16.10%) Jenkins
2 83 (14.21%) Git (software)
3 41 (7.02%) Subversion
4 34 (5.82%) JIRA
5 26 (4.45%) Maven
6 22 (3.77%) Selenium
7 21 (3.60%) Hudson
8 17 (2.91%) Ant
8 17 (2.91%) Artifactory
9 16 (2.74%) Gerrit
9 16 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 14 (2.40%) Gradle
11 12 (2.05%) SonarQube
11 12 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (1.71%) JMeter
12 10 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (1.03%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.03%) Mercurial
General
1 167 (28.60%) Finance
2 110 (18.84%) Banking
3 43 (7.36%) Investment Banking
4 21 (3.60%) Telecoms
5 11 (1.88%) Retail
6 9 (1.54%) Front Office
6 9 (1.54%) Legal
7 8 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.37%) Games
8 2 (0.34%) Back Office
8 2 (0.34%) Law
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Publishing
9 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (21.58%) Administrator
2 95 (16.27%) Systems Administrator
3 92 (15.75%) Linux Engineer
4 76 (13.01%) DevOps Engineer
5 67 (11.47%) DBA
6 64 (10.96%) Linux Administrator
7 55 (9.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 55 (9.42%) Unix Administrator
8 53 (9.08%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 48 (8.22%) Oracle DBA
10 47 (8.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 42 (7.19%) Sybase DBA
12 35 (5.99%) Architect
13 34 (5.82%) Developer
14 26 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (4.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 24 (4.11%) Analyst
16 21 (3.60%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (3.42%) Consultant
18 19 (3.25%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (9.76%) Web Services
2 52 (8.90%) LAMP
3 31 (5.31%) Middleware
4 27 (4.62%) LAPP Stack
5 23 (3.94%) J2EE
6 19 (3.25%) LEMP Stack
7 17 (2.91%) jQuery
8 16 (2.74%) HTML
8 16 (2.74%) Java EE
9 14 (2.40%) ActiveMQ
9 14 (2.40%) JMS
10 12 (2.05%) HTML5
11 11 (1.88%) .NET
11 11 (1.88%) CSS
11 11 (1.88%) RESTful
12 10 (1.71%) Kafka
12 10 (1.71%) REST
13 9 (1.54%) Spring
13 9 (1.54%) XML
14 7 (1.20%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.13%) Clustering
2 54 (9.25%) Data Centre
3 47 (8.05%) Replication
4 31 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (3.60%) Client/Server
6 13 (2.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.71%) Private Cloud
9 8 (1.37%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.20%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.20%) Online Banking
11 6 (1.03%) Digital Media
11 6 (1.03%) EMC Centera
11 6 (1.03%) Fixed Income
11 6 (1.03%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.03%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.86%) EMC VNX
12 5 (0.86%) PKI
13 4 (0.68%) Interactive TV
13 4 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 536 (91.78%) Linux
2 340 (58.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 201 (34.42%) Unix
4 179 (30.65%) Windows
5 106 (18.15%) CentOS
6 90 (15.41%) Solaris
6 90 (15.41%) Windows Server
7 68 (11.64%) Ubuntu
8 46 (7.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (7.53%) SUSE
10 31 (5.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (4.62%) AIX
11 27 (4.62%) Debian
12 23 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (3.25%) Windows 7
14 10 (1.71%) HPUX
15 9 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 6 (1.03%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.86%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (26.03%) DevOps
2 101 (17.29%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (12.16%) Configuration Management
3 71 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (8.39%) Open Source
5 41 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 41 (7.02%) High Availability
6 40 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
7 35 (5.99%) ITIL
8 33 (5.65%) Continuous Delivery
9 31 (5.31%) Change Management
10 30 (5.14%) E-Commerce
11 29 (4.97%) Service Management
12 28 (4.79%) Migration
12 28 (4.79%) TDD
13 27 (4.62%) Load Balancing
14 26 (4.45%) Incident Management
14 26 (4.45%) Scrum
15 23 (3.94%) Project Management
16 20 (3.42%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 143 (24.49%) Python
2 131 (22.43%) Perl
3 126 (21.58%) Bash Shell
4 116 (19.86%) Java
5 108 (18.49%) SQL
6 95 (16.27%) Shell Script
7 54 (9.25%) Ruby
8 42 (7.19%) PHP
9 29 (4.97%) PowerShell
10 26 (4.45%) JavaScript
10 26 (4.45%) Korn
11 23 (3.94%) C
12 18 (3.08%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.88%) C++
14 8 (1.37%) C#
15 7 (1.20%) Bourne shell
15 7 (1.20%) C-shell
16 5 (0.86%) Jython
16 5 (0.86%) Scala
17 3 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (5.31%) Security Cleared
2 24 (4.11%) SC Cleared
3 22 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.42%) CCNA
4 20 (3.42%) Degree
5 19 (3.25%) RHCE
6 18 (3.08%) CCNP
7 16 (2.74%) RHCSA
8 13 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (1.54%) MCSE
9 9 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (1.20%) SAS Certification
11 6 (1.03%) CCDA
11 6 (1.03%) JNCIA
11 6 (1.03%) JNCIP
11 6 (1.03%) JNCIS
12 5 (0.86%) OCP
12 5 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.68%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.68%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.88%) QA
2 9 (1.54%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.68%) SLA
4 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.34%) SAS 70
5 2 (0.34%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (9.59%) Oracle RAC
3 55 (9.42%) Active Directory
4 37 (6.34%) NFS
5 33 (5.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 30 (5.14%) vCloud
6 30 (5.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 29 (4.97%) Docker
8 28 (4.79%) KVM
9 21 (3.60%) vSphere
10 17 (2.91%) VMware ESX
10 17 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (2.05%) Hyper-V
12 11 (1.88%) Samba
13 7 (1.20%) iptables
13 7 (1.20%) Squid
13 7 (1.20%) Xen
14 6 (1.03%) Varnish
15 5 (0.86%) Postfix
15 5 (0.86%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 170 (29.11%) Puppet
2 93 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
3 70 (11.99%) Ansible
4 56 (9.59%) Nagios
5 41 (7.02%) Data Guard
6 40 (6.85%) Oracle RMAN
7 30 (5.14%) logstash
8 22 (3.77%) Salt
9 20 (3.42%) ZABBIX
10 16 (2.74%) HAProxy
11 14 (2.40%) CFEngine
11 14 (2.40%) Oracle ZFS
12 12 (2.05%) Kibana
13 10 (1.71%) BladeLogic
13 10 (1.71%) Cacti
14 8 (1.37%) Kubernetes
14 8 (1.37%) Rundeck
14 8 (1.37%) yum
14 8 (1.37%) Zenoss
15 6 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 190 (32.53%) VMware
2 154 (26.37%) Oracle
3 72 (12.33%) HP
4 71 (12.16%) Microsoft
5 64 (10.96%) EMC
5 64 (10.96%) IBM
6 58 (9.93%) Cisco
7 52 (8.90%) Sybase
7 52 (8.90%) Veritas
8 33 (5.65%) SAP
9 28 (4.79%) Dell
10 26 (4.45%) NetApp
11 21 (3.60%) Google
12 18 (3.08%) Sun
13 16 (2.74%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.57%) Citrix
15 12 (2.05%) Atlassian
15 12 (2.05%) Juniper
16 11 (1.88%) BMC
17 10 (1.71%) Informatica
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