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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 168 148 150
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 318 363 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.29% 1.43% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 3.16% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 254 238
Average daily rate
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£420 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £54.00 £50.00 £47.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.80 £27.60 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.20 £82.00 £49.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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
11051 11496 11260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.82% 45.37% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7406 7585 6983
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 278 230 302
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.73 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 75 £400 - 24
Docklands, London +17 3 £500 +17.64%
Harrow -2 1 £400 +18.51% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £375 -6.25% 1
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Carshalton - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 582 (91.22%) Linux
2 439 (68.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 251 (39.34%) UNIX
4 205 (32.13%) Perl
5 202 (31.66%) Oracle
6 175 (27.43%) Banking
7 174 (27.27%) Windows
8 168 (26.33%) Python
9 149 (23.35%) Finance
10 148 (23.20%) Puppet
11 139 (21.79%) Apache
12 137 (21.47%) VMware
13 136 (21.32%) SQL
14 130 (20.38%) Solaris
14 130 (20.38%) Bash Shell
15 120 (18.81%) Java
16 118 (18.50%) DevOps
17 112 (17.55%) CentOS
18 105 (16.46%) MySQL
19 101 (15.83%) Shell Script
20 93 (14.58%) Tomcat
21 91 (14.26%) Web Services
22 89 (13.95%) PHP
22 89 (13.95%) SAN
23 82 (12.85%) Middleware
23 82 (12.85%) Investment Banking
23 82 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
24 78 (12.23%) WebLogic
25 77 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
26 75 (11.76%) DNS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 139 (21.79%) Apache
2 93 (14.58%) Tomcat
3 78 (12.23%) WebLogic
4 55 (8.62%) WebSphere
5 45 (7.05%) IIS
6 39 (6.11%) JBoss
7 30 (4.70%) OpenStack
8 23 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (3.45%) nginx
9 22 (3.45%) SharePoint
9 22 (3.45%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 14 (2.19%) MS Exchange
11 13 (2.04%) Confluence
11 13 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (1.57%) Moodle
13 9 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.10%) Documentum
14 7 (1.10%) Node.js
15 6 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.57%) MS Project
3 9 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.63%) MS Office
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 8 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.47%) RMDS
4 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
6 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 72 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (6.11%) Amazon EC2
3 21 (3.29%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.78%) IaaS
7 4 (0.63%) SaaS
7 4 (0.63%) PaaS
7 4 (0.63%) Joyent
8 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.31%) Route 53
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.95%) SAN
2 75 (11.76%) DNS
3 62 (9.72%) Firewall
4 60 (9.40%) TCP/IP
5 42 (6.58%) LDAP
6 39 (6.11%) NAS
7 38 (5.96%) HTTP
8 30 (4.70%) SSL
8 30 (4.70%) Multicast
9 24 (3.76%) SSH
10 23 (3.61%) Internet
11 21 (3.29%) DHCP
12 15 (2.35%) FTP
13 14 (2.19%) VPN
14 12 (1.88%) Intranet
15 11 (1.72%) Ethernet
15 11 (1.72%) WAN
16 10 (1.57%) Kerberos
17 9 (1.41%) Network Security
18 8 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (16.46%) MySQL
2 62 (9.72%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.43%) SQL Server
4 37 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 32 (5.02%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.39%) Sybase ASE
7 26 (4.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (4.08%) Big Data
8 22 (3.45%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.45%) Oracle Exadata
8 22 (3.45%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 18 (2.82%) CouchDB
11 17 (2.66%) Riak
12 16 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (2.35%) DB2
14 13 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.04%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 58 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.58%) Subversion
3 38 (5.96%) Git (software)
4 27 (4.23%) Hudson
5 21 (3.29%) JIRA
6 13 (2.04%) Maven
7 10 (1.57%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 5 (0.78%) JUnit
8 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.63%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.63%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.47%) Ant
10 3 (0.47%) Gerrit
10 3 (0.47%) GCC
10 3 (0.47%) Selenium
10 3 (0.47%) jMock
11 2 (0.31%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 175 (27.43%) Banking
2 149 (23.35%) Finance
3 82 (12.85%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.92%) Front Office
5 19 (2.98%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.72%) Retail
7 10 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.41%) Games
9 7 (1.10%) Publishing
10 6 (0.94%) Advertising
11 5 (0.78%) Billing
11 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Electronics
12 3 (0.47%) Marketing
12 3 (0.47%) French Language
12 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.31%) Law
13 2 (0.31%) Legal
13 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (14.73%) Administrator
2 89 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
3 62 (9.72%) Linux Engineer
4 55 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
5 53 (8.31%) Developer
6 51 (7.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 47 (7.37%) Analyst
7 47 (7.37%) DBA
7 47 (7.37%) DevOps Engineer
8 33 (5.17%) Architect
8 33 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
9 31 (4.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 30 (4.70%) UNIX Administrator
11 29 (4.55%) Consultant
12 26 (4.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (3.76%) Support Engineer
14 23 (3.61%) Applications Support
14 23 (3.61%) UNIX Engineer
14 23 (3.61%) Perl Developer
14 23 (3.61%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.26%) Web Services
2 82 (12.85%) Middleware
3 68 (10.66%) LAMP
4 56 (8.78%) XML
5 45 (7.05%) .NET
6 33 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 29 (4.55%) JSON
8 25 (3.92%) Java EE
9 22 (3.45%) JMS
10 21 (3.29%) Rendezvous
11 18 (2.82%) HTML
12 12 (1.88%) CSS
12 12 (1.88%) HTML5
13 11 (1.72%) Spring
14 10 (1.57%) RESTful
14 10 (1.57%) Regular Expression
15 8 (1.25%) REST
15 8 (1.25%) WCF
15 8 (1.25%) J2EE
16 7 (1.10%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 60 (9.40%) Open Source
2 40 (6.27%) Replication
3 37 (5.80%) Clustering
4 34 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (3.92%) Fixed Income
7 20 (3.13%) Oracle Exalogic
8 14 (2.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (2.19%) CLARiiON
9 13 (2.04%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.88%) Symmetrix
11 11 (1.72%) Wiki
12 9 (1.41%) Management Information System
12 9 (1.41%) E-Learning
13 8 (1.25%) Mainframe
13 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.10%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.94%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 582 (91.22%) Linux
2 439 (68.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 251 (39.34%) UNIX
4 174 (27.27%) Windows
5 130 (20.38%) Solaris
6 112 (17.55%) CentOS
7 64 (10.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (7.21%) Ubuntu
10 43 (6.74%) SUSE
11 39 (6.11%) Debian
12 23 (3.61%) Oracle Linux
13 21 (3.29%) AIX
14 17 (2.66%) SELinux
15 16 (2.51%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (2.04%) HPUX
17 8 (1.25%) VMS
18 6 (0.94%) Windows XP
19 5 (0.78%) Windows 7
20 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (18.50%) DevOps
2 71 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (10.50%) Change Management
4 56 (8.78%) ITIL
5 53 (8.31%) Configuration Management
6 51 (7.99%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (7.68%) Migration
8 43 (6.74%) OO
9 41 (6.43%) Project Management
10 33 (5.17%) Load Balancing
11 30 (4.70%) Scrum
11 30 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 30 (4.70%) Electronic Trading
11 30 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
12 29 (4.55%) Low Latency
13 28 (4.39%) Capacity Management
14 26 (4.08%) SOA
15 23 (3.61%) High Availability
16 22 (3.45%) TDD
16 22 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (32.13%) Perl
2 168 (26.33%) Python
3 136 (21.32%) SQL
4 130 (20.38%) Bash Shell
5 120 (18.81%) Java
6 101 (15.83%) Shell Script
7 89 (13.95%) PHP
8 73 (11.44%) Ruby
9 31 (4.86%) Korn
10 23 (3.61%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.45%) C
12 19 (2.98%) JavaScript
13 18 (2.82%) C++
14 14 (2.19%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.19%) C-shell
15 13 (2.04%) Jython
16 10 (1.57%) sed
17 9 (1.41%) C#
18 8 (1.25%) VB
19 6 (0.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (5.96%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.35%) Degree
5 14 (2.19%) DV Cleared
6 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (1.41%) RHCE
8 7 (1.10%) CCNP
8 7 (1.10%) MCITP
9 6 (0.94%) MCSE
9 6 (0.94%) MCSA
10 5 (0.78%) CCNA
10 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
10 5 (0.78%) MCTS
11 4 (0.63%) Oracle Certification
12 3 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (0.47%) CISSP
12 3 (0.47%) MCP
12 3 (0.47%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.88%) QA
2 10 (1.57%) SLA
3 4 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (12.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
3 39 (6.11%) Active Directory
4 29 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 29 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 25 (3.92%) vCloud
6 22 (3.45%) NFS
7 18 (2.82%) vSphere
8 17 (2.66%) Oracle RMAN
9 15 (2.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 12 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (1.72%) Veritas File System
11 11 (1.72%) KVM
11 11 (1.72%) RHEV
12 10 (1.57%) XenApp
13 8 (1.25%) Varnish
13 8 (1.25%) Platform Symphony
13 8 (1.25%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.10%) Xen
15 5 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 148 (23.20%) Puppet
2 77 (12.07%) Opscode Chef
3 63 (9.87%) Nagios
4 35 (5.49%) ZABBIX
5 31 (4.86%) Cacti
6 22 (3.45%) NetBackup
7 21 (3.29%) Salt
8 18 (2.82%) YUM
9 16 (2.51%) Tivoli
9 16 (2.51%) ITRS Geneos
10 14 (2.19%) BladeLogic
11 13 (2.04%) Data Guard
11 13 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
12 12 (1.88%) Control-M
13 11 (1.72%) SCOM
14 7 (1.10%) Zenoss
14 7 (1.10%) HAProxy
14 7 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
15 6 (0.94%) Ansible
16 5 (0.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 202 (31.66%) Oracle
2 137 (21.47%) VMware
3 70 (10.97%) Microsoft
4 68 (10.66%) IBM
5 67 (10.50%) EMC
6 58 (9.09%) HP
7 43 (6.74%) Sybase
7 43 (6.74%) Veritas
8 38 (5.96%) Cisco
9 37 (5.80%) NetApp
10 31 (4.86%) Sun
11 29 (4.55%) TIBCO
12 25 (3.92%) Rackspace
13 24 (3.76%) Reuters
14 20 (3.13%) Citrix
14 20 (3.13%) MarketAxess
15 18 (2.82%) eSpeed
16 15 (2.35%) BMC
17 13 (2.04%) SolarWinds
18 11 (1.72%) Hyperion
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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London
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Rate: £377.00 - £416.00 per day
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Rate: market rate value
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Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 16 days ago
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