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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 140 145 112
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 338 313 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.59% 1.44% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 3.23% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 238 229
Average daily rate
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£450 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £536 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £55.00 £18.50 £43.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+197.29% -56.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +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
9544 9705 8961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.96% 44.66% 45.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6261 6202 5712
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 212 239
Average hourly rate £19.63 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.94% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.31 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +9 56 £450 +5.88% 47
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £375 - 1
Docklands, London +9 3 £378 -14.20%
Wimbledon 0 1 £425 +30.76%
Bromley - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 551 (84.12%) Linux
2 380 (58.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 236 (36.03%) UNIX
4 227 (34.66%) Windows
5 213 (32.52%) Perl
6 202 (30.84%) Oracle
7 187 (28.55%) VMware
8 185 (28.24%) Puppet
9 167 (25.50%) Python
10 145 (22.14%) DevOps
11 144 (21.98%) Solaris
12 142 (21.68%) Java
13 141 (21.53%) Apache
14 139 (21.22%) Finance
15 134 (20.46%) CentOS
16 130 (19.85%) Bash Shell
17 120 (18.32%) Shell Script
18 115 (17.56%) Banking
19 109 (16.64%) MySQL
20 104 (15.88%) DNS
21 103 (15.73%) Web Services
21 103 (15.73%) Jenkins
22 97 (14.81%) Firewall
23 96 (14.66%) HP
24 93 (14.20%) Ruby
25 91 (13.89%) SQL
26 90 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
27 86 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
28 85 (12.98%) Nagios
29 83 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 141 (21.53%) Apache
2 82 (12.52%) WebLogic
3 70 (10.69%) Tomcat
4 51 (7.79%) WebSphere
5 50 (7.63%) IIS
6 49 (7.48%) OpenStack
7 40 (6.11%) nginx
8 32 (4.89%) JBoss
9 21 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (2.75%) Confluence
11 16 (2.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (2.29%) SharePoint
13 14 (2.14%) MS Exchange
14 13 (1.98%) WebSphere Application Server
15 8 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 7 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
17 6 (0.92%) Node.js
17 6 (0.92%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 14 (2.14%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.53%) MS Office
3 5 (0.76%) MS Project
4 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.46%) ResourceLink
3 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.31%) RMDS
4 2 (0.31%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 90 (13.74%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (4.43%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.05%) Amazon S3
4 16 (2.44%) Heroku
4 16 (2.44%) Engine Yard
5 12 (1.83%) PaaS
6 11 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.92%) SaaS
7 6 (0.92%) IaaS
8 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.15%) Joyent
9 1 (0.15%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 104 (15.88%) DNS
2 97 (14.81%) Firewall
3 81 (12.37%) TCP/IP
4 74 (11.30%) SAN
5 50 (7.63%) HTTP
6 43 (6.56%) SSL
7 38 (5.80%) VLAN
8 27 (4.12%) DHCP
9 24 (3.66%) Internet
10 22 (3.36%) LDAP
11 20 (3.05%) NAS
12 16 (2.44%) WAN
13 15 (2.29%) LAN
14 14 (2.14%) VPN
15 13 (1.98%) FTP
15 13 (1.98%) Multicast
16 11 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
16 11 (1.68%) Network Security
17 8 (1.22%) SSH
18 7 (1.07%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.64%) MySQL
2 68 (10.38%) MongoDB
3 67 (10.23%) Oracle Database
4 60 (9.16%) SQL Server
5 56 (8.55%) NoSQL
6 42 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 40 (6.11%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.50%) RDBMS
9 34 (5.19%) Oracle Database 11g
10 28 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
11 23 (3.51%) Hadoop
12 22 (3.36%) Big Data
13 18 (2.75%) CouchDB
14 17 (2.60%) Riak
15 13 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database 10g
16 12 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
17 10 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
18 8 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
19 7 (1.07%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 103 (15.73%) Jenkins
2 74 (11.30%) Subversion
3 55 (8.40%) Git (software)
4 53 (8.09%) Maven
5 38 (5.80%) Hudson
6 35 (5.34%) JIRA
7 21 (3.21%) TeamCity
8 18 (2.75%) Ant
8 18 (2.75%) JUnit
9 17 (2.60%) Gradle
10 15 (2.29%) Mercurial
11 12 (1.83%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.83%) Artifactory
12 9 (1.37%) MSBuild
13 8 (1.22%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.76%) Gerrit
15 4 (0.61%) Grunt
15 4 (0.61%) NetBeans
16 3 (0.46%) ClearQuest
16 3 (0.46%) JMeter
General
1 139 (21.22%) Finance
2 115 (17.56%) Banking
3 41 (6.26%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.29%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.29%) Games
6 13 (1.98%) Retail
7 8 (1.22%) Advertising
7 8 (1.22%) Marketing
8 6 (0.92%) Publishing
8 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.46%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (13.59%) Administrator
2 77 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (10.69%) Developer
4 66 (10.08%) Linux Engineer
5 62 (9.47%) Systems Administrator
6 47 (7.18%) Linux Administrator
7 40 (6.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 39 (5.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 34 (5.19%) Architect
10 33 (5.04%) Analyst
11 30 (4.58%) Consultant
11 30 (4.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 28 (4.27%) DBA
13 26 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
13 26 (3.97%) Storage Engineer
14 24 (3.66%) Perl Developer
15 22 (3.36%) Java Developer
16 21 (3.21%) UNIX Systems Administrator
16 21 (3.21%) UNIX Administrator
16 21 (3.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (15.73%) Web Services
2 79 (12.06%) Middleware
3 46 (7.02%) XML
3 46 (7.02%) .NET
4 39 (5.95%) LAMP
5 33 (5.04%) SOAP
6 24 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
6 24 (3.66%) MCollective
7 20 (3.05%) HTML
8 19 (2.90%) JSON
9 18 (2.75%) Java EE
10 17 (2.60%) Rendezvous
11 16 (2.44%) Spring
12 15 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (2.14%) JMS
14 12 (1.83%) JSP
14 12 (1.83%) REST
15 11 (1.68%) HTML5
15 11 (1.68%) jQuery
15 11 (1.68%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.69%) Clustering
2 54 (8.24%) Open Source
3 32 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.97%) Oracle Exalogic
5 24 (3.66%) Replication
6 21 (3.21%) Fixed Income
6 21 (3.21%) Device Driver
7 15 (2.29%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.98%) Wiki
9 11 (1.68%) Online Games
9 11 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (1.22%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.07%) Digital Media
11 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.61%) W3C
13 4 (0.61%) DataPower
14 3 (0.46%) iPad
14 3 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 551 (84.12%) Linux
2 380 (58.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 236 (36.03%) UNIX
4 227 (34.66%) Windows
5 144 (21.98%) Solaris
6 134 (20.46%) CentOS
7 86 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 70 (10.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 69 (10.53%) Ubuntu
10 54 (8.24%) SUSE
11 37 (5.65%) Debian
11 37 (5.65%) HPUX
12 34 (5.19%) AIX
13 29 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (3.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 18 (2.75%) Oracle Linux
16 6 (0.92%) Windows 7
16 6 (0.92%) Fedora
17 5 (0.76%) Slackware
18 4 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (22.14%) DevOps
2 79 (12.06%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (9.77%) Load Balancing
4 64 (9.77%) Change Management
5 60 (9.16%) ITIL
6 55 (8.40%) Configuration Management
7 42 (6.41%) OO
8 32 (4.89%) Release Management
9 30 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (4.43%) Scrum
11 28 (4.27%) Migration
11 28 (4.27%) Service Management
12 27 (4.12%) Performance Monitoring
13 26 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
13 26 (3.97%) Project Management
14 23 (3.51%) SOA
14 23 (3.51%) TDD
15 22 (3.36%) High Availability
16 21 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 213 (32.52%) Perl
2 167 (25.50%) Python
3 142 (21.68%) Java
4 130 (19.85%) Bash Shell
5 120 (18.32%) Shell Script
6 93 (14.20%) Ruby
7 91 (13.89%) SQL
8 74 (11.30%) PHP
9 36 (5.50%) Korn
10 24 (3.66%) JavaScript
11 22 (3.36%) C++
12 17 (2.60%) C
13 13 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.68%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.53%) Jython
16 7 (1.07%) C-shell
16 7 (1.07%) C#
17 6 (0.92%) Scala
18 4 (0.61%) Groovy
18 4 (0.61%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 61 (9.31%) Security Cleared
2 34 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 30 (4.58%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (2.14%) MCSE
7 12 (1.83%) CCNP
8 10 (1.53%) RHCE
9 8 (1.22%) MCP
10 7 (1.07%) MCITP
10 7 (1.07%) Degree
10 7 (1.07%) VCP4
11 6 (0.92%) RHCT
11 6 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.92%) CCSE
12 5 (0.76%) CCIE
13 4 (0.61%) RHCA
13 4 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.46%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.12%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) SLA
3 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 83 (12.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (6.56%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.26%) vSphere
4 26 (3.97%) vCloud
5 23 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 22 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
7 17 (2.60%) KVM
8 16 (2.44%) NFS
9 15 (2.29%) VMware ESX
9 15 (2.29%) Postfix
10 14 (2.14%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (1.98%) Varnish
11 13 (1.98%) Docker
12 11 (1.68%) Xen
13 10 (1.53%) XenServer
13 10 (1.53%) Samba
13 10 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (1.37%) Sendmail
15 8 (1.22%) Platform Symphony
16 7 (1.07%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 185 (28.24%) Puppet
2 85 (12.98%) Nagios
3 74 (11.30%) Opscode Chef
4 38 (5.80%) ZABBIX
5 34 (5.19%) Cacti
6 32 (4.89%) Salt
7 27 (4.12%) Cobbler
8 21 (3.21%) NetBackup
9 17 (2.60%) HP SiteScope
10 16 (2.44%) Data Guard
10 16 (2.44%) Ansible
11 15 (2.29%) Red Hat Satellite
11 15 (2.29%) BladeLogic
12 14 (2.14%) yum
13 13 (1.98%) HAProxy
13 13 (1.98%) collectd
14 12 (1.83%) ITRS Geneos
15 11 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
16 9 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
17 8 (1.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 202 (30.84%) Oracle
2 187 (28.55%) VMware
3 96 (14.66%) HP
4 81 (12.37%) Cisco
5 67 (10.23%) Microsoft
6 56 (8.55%) NetApp
7 50 (7.63%) EMC
8 48 (7.33%) IBM
9 38 (5.80%) Citrix
10 31 (4.73%) Veritas
11 26 (3.97%) Sybase
12 24 (3.66%) Rackspace
13 21 (3.21%) TIBCO
14 18 (2.75%) F5
15 17 (2.60%) Splunk
16 16 (2.44%) Reuters
17 15 (2.29%) Dell
17 15 (2.29%) Sun
18 13 (1.98%) BMC
18 13 (1.98%) Symantec
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