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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 156 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 340 423 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.71% 1.64%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.69% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 295 261
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
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
11091 11466 11840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.78% 46.29% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7369 7164
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £576 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 259 345
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 £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £48.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -5 70 £450 +5.88% 50
Wembley - 2 £275 -
Harrow -1 1 - - 1
Hayes - - - - 1
Isleworth - - - - 1
South Croydon - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Bromley - - - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 569 (93.13%) Linux
2 441 (72.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 259 (42.39%) UNIX
4 223 (36.50%) Perl
5 211 (34.53%) Oracle
6 172 (28.15%) Python
7 167 (27.33%) Windows
8 159 (26.02%) Banking
9 148 (24.22%) Finance
10 141 (23.08%) Puppet
11 139 (22.75%) SQL
12 135 (22.09%) Bash Shell
13 130 (21.28%) Apache
14 129 (21.11%) Solaris
15 117 (19.15%) VMware
16 105 (17.18%) Java
17 101 (16.53%) MySQL
17 101 (16.53%) DevOps
18 93 (15.22%) Shell Script
19 92 (15.06%) CentOS
20 90 (14.73%) SAN
21 81 (13.26%) Tomcat
22 77 (12.60%) Oracle Database
23 76 (12.44%) Firewall
24 72 (11.78%) PHP
25 69 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
26 68 (11.13%) Web Services
27 67 (10.97%) Investment Banking
28 66 (10.80%) Middleware
29 65 (10.64%) LAMP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 130 (21.28%) Apache
2 81 (13.26%) Tomcat
3 64 (10.47%) WebLogic
4 43 (7.04%) WebSphere
5 39 (6.38%) IIS
6 24 (3.93%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (3.27%) nginx
8 19 (3.11%) OpenStack
9 14 (2.29%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (1.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 11 (1.80%) Confluence
11 9 (1.47%) Node.js
11 9 (1.47%) Moodle
11 9 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
12 7 (1.15%) MQSeries
13 4 (0.65%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (0.65%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (0.65%) MS Project
4 3 (0.49%) MS Office
5 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (1.15%) RMDS
4 6 (0.98%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.49%) Hyperion Planning
6 3 (0.49%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
7 2 (0.33%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Assets
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle E-Business Tax
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle FAH
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.33%) 3000 Xtra
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.67%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.98%) SaaS
6 5 (0.82%) Joyent
7 4 (0.65%) IaaS
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.49%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.33%) Route 53
10 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (14.73%) SAN
2 76 (12.44%) Firewall
3 62 (10.15%) TCP/IP
4 56 (9.17%) DNS
5 54 (8.84%) LDAP
6 39 (6.38%) Multicast
7 35 (5.73%) NAS
8 28 (4.58%) SSH
9 22 (3.60%) HTTP
10 18 (2.95%) SSL
11 17 (2.78%) Internet
12 13 (2.13%) Kerberos
13 12 (1.96%) VPN
13 12 (1.96%) Intranet
14 11 (1.80%) VLAN
14 11 (1.80%) WAN
15 9 (1.47%) LAN
15 9 (1.47%) Ethernet
16 8 (1.31%) DHCP
16 8 (1.31%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (16.53%) MySQL
2 77 (12.60%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.71%) SQL Server
4 37 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.40%) Oracle Database 11g
6 32 (5.24%) NoSQL
7 24 (3.93%) Sybase ASE
7 24 (3.93%) Oracle Database 10g
8 22 (3.60%) Hadoop
8 22 (3.60%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.60%) Big Data
9 19 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (2.78%) CouchDB
10 17 (2.78%) Riak
11 16 (2.62%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (2.62%) DB2
12 15 (2.45%) RDBMS
12 15 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (2.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 50 (8.18%) Jenkins
2 38 (6.22%) Git (software)
3 31 (5.07%) Subversion
4 24 (3.93%) Hudson
5 16 (2.62%) JIRA
6 12 (1.96%) Maven
7 6 (0.98%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.82%) Ant
8 5 (0.82%) JUnit
8 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.65%) Mercurial
10 3 (0.49%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.49%) Selenium
10 3 (0.49%) GCC
11 2 (0.33%) Gradle
11 2 (0.33%) Toad
11 2 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 159 (26.02%) Banking
2 148 (24.22%) Finance
3 67 (10.97%) Investment Banking
4 29 (4.75%) Front Office
5 16 (2.62%) Retail
6 15 (2.45%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.96%) Games
7 12 (1.96%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.98%) Billing
9 5 (0.82%) Marketing
9 5 (0.82%) Electronics
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
10 3 (0.49%) Publishing
10 3 (0.49%) French Language
10 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Legal
11 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 108 (17.68%) Administrator
2 94 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 64 (10.47%) Linux Administrator
4 56 (9.17%) Linux Engineer
5 55 (9.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 49 (8.02%) DBA
7 47 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
8 43 (7.04%) Developer
9 42 (6.87%) Analyst
10 40 (6.55%) Applications Support
11 38 (6.22%) Support Engineer
12 37 (6.06%) Architect
13 33 (5.40%) Linux Support
14 31 (5.07%) UNIX Administrator
15 26 (4.26%) Oracle DBA
16 25 (4.09%) Systems Engineer
16 25 (4.09%) UNIX Engineer
17 24 (3.93%) Storage Engineer
18 23 (3.76%) Consultant
19 22 (3.60%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (11.13%) Web Services
2 66 (10.80%) Middleware
3 65 (10.64%) LAMP
4 51 (8.35%) XML
5 27 (4.42%) WebSphere MQ
5 27 (4.42%) Rendezvous
5 27 (4.42%) JSON
6 24 (3.93%) .NET
7 20 (3.27%) Java EE
8 16 (2.62%) HTML
9 15 (2.45%) CSS
10 13 (2.13%) JMS
11 10 (1.64%) HTML5
11 10 (1.64%) RESTful
12 9 (1.47%) QuickFIX
12 9 (1.47%) Regular Expression
13 8 (1.31%) WCF
13 8 (1.31%) Spring
14 7 (1.15%) ActiveMQ
14 7 (1.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (7.36%) Open Source
2 38 (6.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 36 (5.89%) Clustering
4 33 (5.40%) Replication
5 28 (4.58%) Fixed Income
6 16 (2.62%) Oracle Exalogic
7 11 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (1.80%) CLARiiON
7 11 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 11 (1.80%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.64%) Symmetrix
9 9 (1.47%) E-Learning
9 9 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.47%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.47%) Wiki
10 8 (1.31%) Hedge funds
11 7 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.15%) Online Games
12 6 (0.98%) AS400
13 5 (0.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 569 (93.13%) Linux
2 441 (72.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 259 (42.39%) UNIX
4 167 (27.33%) Windows
5 129 (21.11%) Solaris
6 92 (15.06%) CentOS
7 49 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (7.86%) Ubuntu
9 47 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (6.71%) SUSE
11 35 (5.73%) Debian
12 21 (3.44%) Oracle Linux
13 18 (2.95%) AIX
14 12 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (1.47%) SELinux
16 8 (1.31%) VMS
17 7 (1.15%) HPUX
18 6 (0.98%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.82%) Windows 7
20 4 (0.65%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (16.53%) DevOps
2 64 (10.47%) Change Management
3 62 (10.15%) ITIL
4 50 (8.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 50 (8.18%) Migration
5 43 (7.04%) Configuration Management
5 43 (7.04%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (6.87%) Electronic Trading
7 41 (6.71%) Load Balancing
8 38 (6.22%) Capacity Management
9 37 (6.06%) Low Latency
10 36 (5.89%) Project Management
11 34 (5.56%) OO
12 32 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (5.07%) Release Management
14 29 (4.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 28 (4.58%) Scrum
16 25 (4.09%) Performance Tuning
17 23 (3.76%) E-Commerce
18 17 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 223 (36.50%) Perl
2 172 (28.15%) Python
3 139 (22.75%) SQL
4 135 (22.09%) Bash Shell
5 105 (17.18%) Java
6 93 (15.22%) Shell Script
7 72 (11.78%) PHP
8 58 (9.49%) Ruby
9 24 (3.93%) Korn
9 24 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.60%) JavaScript
11 14 (2.29%) C
12 13 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 11 (1.80%) C-shell
14 10 (1.64%) Bourne shell
15 9 (1.47%) sed
15 9 (1.47%) C++
16 8 (1.31%) VB
16 8 (1.31%) C#
17 5 (0.82%) Jython
Qualifications
1 40 (6.55%) Security Cleared
2 24 (3.93%) Degree
3 17 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.45%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.29%) RHCE
6 12 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
8 7 (1.15%) CCNP
9 6 (0.98%) OCP
10 5 (0.82%) MCSA
10 5 (0.82%) Sun Certification
10 5 (0.82%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.82%) MCITP
11 4 (0.65%) MCTS
11 4 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.65%) CISSP
11 4 (0.65%) MCSE
12 3 (0.49%) CCNA
12 3 (0.49%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.80%) QA
2 9 (1.47%) SLA
3 7 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 65 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (9.66%) Oracle RAC
3 34 (5.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 33 (5.40%) Active Directory
5 24 (3.93%) Oracle RMAN
6 23 (3.76%) VMware ESX
7 20 (3.27%) NFS
8 18 (2.95%) vSphere
9 17 (2.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 13 (2.13%) vCloud
10 13 (2.13%) RHEV
11 10 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (1.64%) Veritas File System
12 6 (0.98%) XenApp
12 6 (0.98%) Xen
13 5 (0.82%) KVM
13 5 (0.82%) Docker
14 4 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.65%) SRDF
14 4 (0.65%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 141 (23.08%) Puppet
2 69 (11.29%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (8.67%) Nagios
4 35 (5.73%) ZABBIX
5 27 (4.42%) NetBackup
6 26 (4.26%) Cacti
7 23 (3.76%) ITRS Geneos
8 22 (3.60%) YUM
9 21 (3.44%) Tivoli
10 19 (3.11%) Salt
11 18 (2.95%) Control-M
11 18 (2.95%) Data Guard
12 17 (2.78%) BladeLogic
13 14 (2.29%) BMC PATROL
13 14 (2.29%) SCOM
14 9 (1.47%) HAProxy
15 8 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
15 8 (1.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 7 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
17 6 (0.98%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 211 (34.53%) Oracle
2 117 (19.15%) VMware
3 55 (9.00%) IBM
4 54 (8.84%) HP
5 53 (8.67%) Veritas
6 52 (8.51%) EMC
7 46 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 46 (7.53%) NetApp
8 42 (6.87%) JBoss
9 38 (6.22%) Sun
10 36 (5.89%) TIBCO
11 32 (5.24%) Reuters
11 32 (5.24%) Sybase
12 31 (5.07%) Cisco
13 25 (4.09%) MarketAxess
13 25 (4.09%) Rackspace
14 23 (3.76%) BMC
14 23 (3.76%) eSpeed
15 17 (2.78%) Citrix
15 17 (2.78%) Brocade
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