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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 127 142 112
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -30
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 364 333 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.72% 1.55% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 3.80% 3.43% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 263 216
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
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
9588 9719 8783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.39% 45.09% 45.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6391 6290 5561
Average daily rate £425 £425 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 219 277
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.61 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.09% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.25 £33.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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
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 30 January 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
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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 0 54 £460 +8.23% 37
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £375 -
Docklands, London +12 3 £378 -11.17%
Hammersmith +1 1 £510 +36.00%
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Greenwich - - - -
Bromley - - - - 2
Greenford - - - -
Isleworth - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 578 (85.76%) Linux
2 400 (59.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 273 (40.50%) UNIX
4 218 (32.34%) Perl
5 217 (32.20%) Windows
6 204 (30.27%) Oracle
7 194 (28.78%) Puppet
8 189 (28.04%) VMware
9 160 (23.74%) Python
10 158 (23.44%) Solaris
11 148 (21.96%) Finance
12 147 (21.81%) DevOps
13 145 (21.51%) Apache
13 145 (21.51%) Banking
14 135 (20.03%) CentOS
15 134 (19.88%) Java
16 128 (18.99%) Shell Script
17 120 (17.80%) Bash Shell
18 113 (16.77%) MySQL
19 111 (16.47%) Web Services
19 111 (16.47%) DNS
20 101 (14.99%) HP
21 98 (14.54%) Ruby
22 97 (14.39%) SAN
23 96 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
24 94 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
24 94 (13.95%) WebLogic
25 90 (13.35%) Firewall
26 89 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
27 88 (13.06%) SQL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 145 (21.51%) Apache
2 94 (13.95%) WebLogic
3 84 (12.46%) Tomcat
4 63 (9.35%) WebSphere
5 50 (7.42%) IIS
6 48 (7.12%) OpenStack
7 43 (6.38%) nginx
8 42 (6.23%) JBoss
9 23 (3.41%) WebSphere Application Server
10 22 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
11 21 (3.12%) SharePoint
12 17 (2.52%) MS Exchange
13 16 (2.37%) Confluence
14 13 (1.93%) IBM HTTP Server
15 12 (1.78%) Cloud Foundry
15 12 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (1.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (1.34%) Adobe CQ
18 8 (1.19%) Node.js
19 7 (1.04%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.48%) MS Project
3 9 (1.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.19%) MS Office
5 2 (0.30%) Stata
6 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.45%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.45%) RMDS
2 3 (0.45%) ResourceLink
2 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.30%) Agresso
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.15%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 96 (14.24%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (5.64%) Amazon EC2
3 27 (4.01%) Amazon S3
4 14 (2.08%) PaaS
5 12 (1.78%) Heroku
5 12 (1.78%) Engine Yard
6 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (1.34%) SaaS
8 5 (0.74%) IaaS
9 4 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.30%) Route 53
10 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.15%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 111 (16.47%) DNS
2 97 (14.39%) SAN
3 90 (13.35%) Firewall
4 88 (13.06%) TCP/IP
5 49 (7.27%) HTTP
6 47 (6.97%) SSL
7 33 (4.90%) DHCP
8 32 (4.75%) VLAN
9 30 (4.45%) LDAP
9 30 (4.45%) Internet
10 28 (4.15%) NAS
11 18 (2.67%) Multicast
12 17 (2.52%) WAN
13 16 (2.37%) VPN
14 15 (2.23%) FTP
14 15 (2.23%) LAN
15 12 (1.78%) SSH
16 10 (1.48%) Fibre Channel
17 9 (1.34%) Network Security
18 8 (1.19%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (16.77%) MySQL
2 63 (9.35%) MongoDB
2 63 (9.35%) Oracle Database
3 54 (8.01%) NoSQL
4 50 (7.42%) SQL Server
5 36 (5.34%) Relational Database
5 36 (5.34%) Apache Cassandra
6 33 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 33 (4.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (3.86%) Big Data
8 25 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (3.26%) Hadoop
10 18 (2.67%) CouchDB
11 17 (2.52%) Riak
12 15 (2.23%) Sybase ASE
13 12 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.78%) Oracle Exadata
14 10 (1.48%) Oracle Reports
14 10 (1.48%) Oracle Database 10g
15 9 (1.34%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 84 (12.46%) Jenkins
2 65 (9.64%) Subversion
3 46 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 36 (5.34%) Maven
5 32 (4.75%) Hudson
6 28 (4.15%) JIRA
7 16 (2.37%) JUnit
8 12 (1.78%) Eclipse
8 12 (1.78%) Artifactory
8 12 (1.78%) TeamCity
9 10 (1.48%) Gradle
10 9 (1.34%) Mercurial
10 9 (1.34%) Ant
11 8 (1.19%) SoapUI
12 7 (1.04%) Gerrit
13 4 (0.59%) NetBeans
13 4 (0.59%) Selenium
13 4 (0.59%) JMeter
13 4 (0.59%) Grunt
14 3 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 148 (21.96%) Finance
2 145 (21.51%) Banking
3 59 (8.75%) Investment Banking
4 26 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 21 (3.12%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.23%) Retail
7 14 (2.08%) Games
8 8 (1.19%) Marketing
9 7 (1.04%) Advertising
9 7 (1.04%) Publishing
10 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.89%) Front Office
11 4 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Legal
13 2 (0.30%) Back Office
13 2 (0.30%) Law
14 1 (0.15%) International Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (15.13%) Administrator
2 75 (11.13%) Developer
3 74 (10.98%) Systems Administrator
4 68 (10.09%) Linux Engineer
4 68 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 57 (8.46%) Linux Administrator
6 49 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 38 (5.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 36 (5.34%) Consultant
9 35 (5.19%) Analyst
10 34 (5.04%) Architect
11 28 (4.15%) Systems Engineer
11 28 (4.15%) DBA
11 28 (4.15%) Perl Developer
12 26 (3.86%) UNIX Administrator
13 25 (3.71%) Support Engineer
13 25 (3.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 25 (3.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 23 (3.41%) Java Developer
15 20 (2.97%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (16.47%) Web Services
2 84 (12.46%) Middleware
3 52 (7.72%) XML
4 47 (6.97%) LAMP
5 43 (6.38%) .NET
6 29 (4.30%) SOAP
7 26 (3.86%) WebSphere MQ
8 22 (3.26%) Java EE
8 22 (3.26%) HTML
9 20 (2.97%) MCollective
9 20 (2.97%) JSON
9 20 (2.97%) JMS
10 17 (2.52%) FIX Protocol
11 15 (2.23%) Rendezvous
11 15 (2.23%) Spring
12 13 (1.93%) CSS
12 13 (1.93%) jQuery
13 12 (1.78%) JSP
13 12 (1.78%) REST
13 12 (1.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 65 (9.64%) Clustering
2 63 (9.35%) Open Source
3 38 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.75%) Replication
5 29 (4.30%) Oracle Exalogic
6 16 (2.37%) Device Driver
6 16 (2.37%) Fixed Income
7 15 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 14 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 12 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 11 (1.63%) Wiki
11 10 (1.48%) Online Games
11 10 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.19%) CLARiiON
13 8 (1.19%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.89%) Symmetrix
14 6 (0.89%) Mainframe
14 6 (0.89%) Digital Media
15 5 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 578 (85.76%) Linux
2 400 (59.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 273 (40.50%) UNIX
4 217 (32.20%) Windows
5 158 (23.44%) Solaris
6 135 (20.03%) CentOS
7 94 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 74 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 65 (9.64%) Ubuntu
10 64 (9.50%) SUSE
11 36 (5.34%) AIX
11 36 (5.34%) Debian
12 29 (4.30%) HPUX
13 25 (3.71%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (3.12%) Oracle Linux
15 20 (2.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 9 (1.34%) VMS
17 5 (0.74%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.74%) Slackware
18 4 (0.59%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (21.81%) DevOps
2 84 (12.46%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (10.83%) Change Management
4 65 (9.64%) ITIL
5 64 (9.50%) Configuration Management
6 60 (8.90%) Continuous Integration
7 56 (8.31%) Load Balancing
8 51 (7.57%) OO
9 37 (5.49%) Migration
9 37 (5.49%) Project Management
10 35 (5.19%) Scrum
11 29 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 26 (3.86%) Performance Tuning
13 24 (3.56%) SOA
14 23 (3.41%) Service Management
14 23 (3.41%) Release Management
14 23 (3.41%) High Availability
15 22 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
15 22 (3.26%) Low Latency
16 21 (3.12%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 218 (32.34%) Perl
2 160 (23.74%) Python
3 134 (19.88%) Java
4 128 (18.99%) Shell Script
5 120 (17.80%) Bash Shell
6 98 (14.54%) Ruby
7 88 (13.06%) SQL
8 82 (12.17%) PHP
9 35 (5.19%) Korn
10 29 (4.30%) JavaScript
11 17 (2.52%) C
12 15 (2.23%) PowerShell
12 15 (2.23%) C++
12 15 (2.23%) Jython
13 11 (1.63%) C-shell
14 10 (1.48%) C#
14 10 (1.48%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.04%) Scala
16 5 (0.74%) VB
17 4 (0.59%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 50 (7.42%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (4.01%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.01%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (2.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.08%) CCNP
7 13 (1.93%) MCSE
8 10 (1.48%) RHCE
9 8 (1.19%) MCP
10 7 (1.04%) MCITP
10 7 (1.04%) RHCT
11 6 (0.89%) CCSE
11 6 (0.89%) Degree
11 6 (0.89%) CCIE
12 5 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.59%) RHCA
13 4 (0.59%) CCNA
14 2 (0.30%) VCAP
14 2 (0.30%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.41%) QA
2 8 (1.19%) SLA
3 2 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 89 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (6.68%) Active Directory
3 40 (5.93%) vSphere
4 32 (4.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 30 (4.45%) vCloud
6 22 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
7 20 (2.97%) VMware ESX
8 17 (2.52%) KVM
8 17 (2.52%) NFS
9 15 (2.23%) Xen
10 14 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
10 14 (2.08%) Postfix
11 13 (1.93%) Docker
12 11 (1.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 10 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (1.48%) XenApp
13 10 (1.48%) RHEV
14 9 (1.34%) XenServer
14 9 (1.34%) Sendmail
14 9 (1.34%) Samba
Systems Management
1 194 (28.78%) Puppet
2 87 (12.91%) Nagios
3 83 (12.31%) Opscode Chef
4 42 (6.23%) ZABBIX
5 38 (5.64%) Cacti
6 33 (4.90%) Salt
7 26 (3.86%) NetBackup
8 20 (2.97%) Cobbler
9 15 (2.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 15 (2.23%) Ansible
10 13 (1.93%) HP SiteScope
10 13 (1.93%) HAProxy
11 12 (1.78%) Data Guard
12 11 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
13 10 (1.48%) BladeLogic
13 10 (1.48%) Control-M
13 10 (1.48%) SELinux
13 10 (1.48%) collectd
14 9 (1.34%) logstash
14 9 (1.34%) yum
Vendors
1 204 (30.27%) Oracle
2 189 (28.04%) VMware
3 101 (14.99%) HP
4 81 (12.02%) Microsoft
5 75 (11.13%) Cisco
6 66 (9.79%) EMC
7 61 (9.05%) IBM
8 50 (7.42%) NetApp
9 41 (6.08%) Veritas
10 39 (5.79%) Citrix
11 34 (5.04%) Sybase
12 26 (3.86%) Rackspace
13 20 (2.97%) TIBCO
13 20 (2.97%) Sun
14 18 (2.67%) Dell
14 18 (2.67%) F5
15 17 (2.52%) Percona
15 17 (2.52%) BMC
15 17 (2.52%) Reuters
16 12 (1.78%) Atlassian
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