The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 173 125 168
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +43
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 298 350 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.23% 1.62% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 3.52% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 253 216
Average daily rate £440 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -32 77 £411 -3.41% 24
Hammersmith -1 3 £283 +10.78%
Uxbridge - 3 £225 - 2
Romford - 2 £538 - 2
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 591 (91.77%) Linux
2 448 (69.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 344 (53.42%) UNIX
4 203 (31.52%) Perl
5 197 (30.59%) Oracle
5 197 (30.59%) Solaris
6 187 (29.04%) Windows
7 171 (26.55%) Finance
8 168 (26.09%) Apache
9 160 (24.84%) VMware
10 153 (23.76%) Puppet
11 152 (23.60%) SAN
12 123 (19.10%) DNS
13 120 (18.63%) Python
14 114 (17.70%) Java
15 104 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 99 (15.37%) HP
17 94 (14.60%) Bash Shell
18 93 (14.44%) Clustering
19 92 (14.29%) Banking
19 92 (14.29%) CentOS
20 91 (14.13%) Veritas
21 89 (13.82%) EMC
21 89 (13.82%) SQL
21 89 (13.82%) MySQL
22 87 (13.51%) Shell Script
22 87 (13.51%) NAS
23 84 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
24 83 (12.89%) Oracle Database
24 83 (12.89%) Firewall

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 168 (26.09%) Apache
2 74 (11.49%) Tomcat
3 35 (5.43%) WebLogic
4 29 (4.50%) nginx
5 27 (4.19%) Confluence
6 22 (3.42%) IIS
7 14 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
9 11 (1.71%) Node.js
10 8 (1.24%) MS Exchange
11 7 (1.09%) SharePoint
12 6 (0.93%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
14 4 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.62%) WordPress
14 4 (0.62%) Drupal
15 3 (0.47%) WebLogic Portal
15 3 (0.47%) Apache Solr
16 2 (0.31%) Moodle
16 2 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (1.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.62%) MS Project
3 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.78%) RMDS
3 4 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.16%) Global One
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Documaker
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
Cloud Services
1 59 (9.16%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.97%) Amazon EC2
3 16 (2.48%) Amazon S3
4 12 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (1.24%) IaaS
6 6 (0.93%) Joyent
7 5 (0.78%) SaaS
8 4 (0.62%) PaaS
8 4 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.16%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 152 (23.60%) SAN
2 123 (19.10%) DNS
3 87 (13.51%) NAS
4 83 (12.89%) Firewall
4 83 (12.89%) TCP/IP
5 64 (9.94%) LDAP
6 36 (5.59%) Multicast
7 34 (5.28%) DHCP
8 33 (5.12%) SSH
9 28 (4.35%) HTTP
10 22 (3.42%) SNMP
11 21 (3.26%) FTP
12 20 (3.11%) SMTP
13 16 (2.48%) WAN
13 16 (2.48%) SSL
14 15 (2.33%) VPN
15 14 (2.17%) VLAN
16 11 (1.71%) Network Security
16 11 (1.71%) LAN
17 10 (1.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (13.82%) MySQL
2 83 (12.89%) Oracle Database
3 43 (6.68%) SQL Server
4 41 (6.37%) Oracle Database 11g
5 33 (5.12%) MongoDB
6 28 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 27 (4.19%) Relational Database
8 24 (3.73%) RDBMS
9 23 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 22 (3.42%) NoSQL
11 18 (2.80%) Big Data
12 17 (2.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (2.48%) Hadoop
14 15 (2.33%) Riak
14 15 (2.33%) CouchDB
15 14 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
15 14 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.24%) Oracle Exadata
17 7 (1.09%) Redis
18 6 (0.93%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 40 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.28%) Jenkins
3 29 (4.50%) JIRA
4 27 (4.19%) Maven
5 23 (3.57%) Hudson
6 22 (3.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 15 (2.33%) Subversion
8 9 (1.40%) Eclipse
9 7 (1.09%) JUnit
10 6 (0.93%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.62%) ClearCase
12 3 (0.47%) Ant
13 2 (0.31%) Toad
13 2 (0.31%) JMeter
13 2 (0.31%) WebLOAD
14 1 (0.16%) Selenium
14 1 (0.16%) Gradle
14 1 (0.16%) Grunt
14 1 (0.16%) PhantomJS
14 1 (0.16%) Yeoman
General
1 171 (26.55%) Finance
2 92 (14.29%) Banking
3 36 (5.59%) Investment Banking
4 24 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.17%) Front Office
6 13 (2.02%) Marketing
7 12 (1.86%) Games
8 11 (1.71%) Retail
9 7 (1.09%) Back Office
9 7 (1.09%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.93%) Advertising
11 4 (0.62%) Publishing
12 3 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) German Language
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) Law
14 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 179 (27.80%) Administrator
2 135 (20.96%) Systems Administrator
3 89 (13.82%) UNIX Administrator
4 82 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
5 72 (11.18%) Linux Engineer
6 67 (10.40%) Architect
7 63 (9.78%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 61 (9.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 55 (8.54%) Support Engineer
10 50 (7.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (6.52%) Consultant
12 35 (5.43%) UNIX Engineer
13 31 (4.81%) DBA
13 31 (4.81%) Linux Support
14 27 (4.19%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (4.04%) Applications Support
16 25 (3.88%) Infrastructure Architect
17 23 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 22 (3.42%) Oracle DBA
18 22 (3.42%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (8.39%) Web Services
2 44 (6.83%) Middleware
3 35 (5.43%) LAMP
4 30 (4.66%) Rendezvous
5 26 (4.04%) ActiveMQ
5 26 (4.04%) CSS
6 24 (3.73%) HTML
6 24 (3.73%) Apache CXF
7 23 (3.57%) Apache Camel
8 22 (3.42%) J2EE
8 22 (3.42%) XML
9 17 (2.64%) .NET
10 14 (2.17%) JSON
11 11 (1.71%) Spring
12 9 (1.40%) Java EE
12 9 (1.40%) HTML5
13 8 (1.24%) Regular Expression
14 7 (1.09%) QuickFIX
15 6 (0.93%) REST
15 6 (0.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.44%) Clustering
2 37 (5.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (4.97%) Open Source
4 29 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 24 (3.73%) CLARiiON
6 23 (3.57%) Replication
7 11 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.40%) Wiki
8 9 (1.40%) Celerra
8 9 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.09%) Online Games
10 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 6 (0.93%) FMCG
10 6 (0.93%) Oracle Exalogic
11 5 (0.78%) IPTV
11 5 (0.78%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
12 4 (0.62%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 591 (91.77%) Linux
2 448 (69.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 344 (53.42%) UNIX
4 197 (30.59%) Solaris
5 187 (29.04%) Windows
6 92 (14.29%) CentOS
7 64 (9.94%) Ubuntu
8 43 (6.68%) HPUX
9 40 (6.21%) SUSE
10 35 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 33 (5.12%) AIX
11 33 (5.12%) Debian
12 32 (4.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (3.73%) Windows 7
14 16 (2.48%) Oracle Linux
15 10 (1.55%) VMS
15 10 (1.55%) Fedora
16 7 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.93%) Scientific Linux
18 4 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (10.56%) ITIL
2 55 (8.54%) Configuration Management
2 55 (8.54%) Change Management
2 55 (8.54%) Migration
3 51 (7.92%) Project Management
4 49 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 47 (7.30%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (6.99%) Load Balancing
7 41 (6.37%) Electronic Trading
7 41 (6.37%) Capacity Management
8 40 (6.21%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (5.28%) Low Latency
10 26 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (3.57%) Service Management
12 22 (3.42%) SOA
13 16 (2.48%) Capacity Planning
13 16 (2.48%) SIEM
13 16 (2.48%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (2.33%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 203 (31.52%) Perl
2 120 (18.63%) Python
3 114 (17.70%) Java
4 94 (14.60%) Bash Shell
5 89 (13.82%) SQL
6 87 (13.51%) Shell Script
7 65 (10.09%) PHP
8 46 (7.14%) Ruby
9 28 (4.35%) JavaScript
10 17 (2.64%) PowerShell
11 11 (1.71%) C
11 11 (1.71%) PL/SQL
11 11 (1.71%) Bourne shell
12 7 (1.09%) Korn
13 5 (0.78%) AWK
13 5 (0.78%) sed
14 4 (0.62%) C-shell
14 4 (0.62%) C#
14 4 (0.62%) Tcl
15 3 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 57 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 40 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.59%) RHCE
4 30 (4.66%) Degree
5 25 (3.88%) DV Cleared
6 19 (2.95%) Oracle Certification
6 19 (2.95%) OCP
7 16 (2.48%) OCA
8 13 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (1.71%) Sun Certification
10 7 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.78%) ISEB
11 5 (0.78%) CCNP
12 4 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.47%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.31%) HND
15 1 (0.16%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.16%) LPIC
15 1 (0.16%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.40%) SLA
2 8 (1.24%) QA
3 7 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 104 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (11.34%) NFS
3 46 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
4 45 (6.99%) VMware ESX
5 37 (5.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 33 (5.12%) Active Directory
7 30 (4.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (4.35%) vSphere
9 27 (4.19%) Oracle RMAN
10 22 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (3.26%) KVM
12 18 (2.80%) Samba
13 16 (2.48%) Sendmail
13 16 (2.48%) XenApp
14 14 (2.17%) Xen
15 11 (1.71%) Veritas File System
16 9 (1.40%) Varnish
17 8 (1.24%) XenServer
17 8 (1.24%) Cronacle
18 7 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 153 (23.76%) Puppet
2 84 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (10.25%) Nagios
4 26 (4.04%) ZABBIX
5 25 (3.88%) NetBackup
6 18 (2.80%) Cacti
6 18 (2.80%) Data Guard
6 18 (2.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 16 (2.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 15 (2.33%) Ganglia
9 13 (2.02%) Cobbler
10 11 (1.71%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.71%) BMC PATROL
10 11 (1.71%) Control-M
10 11 (1.71%) Zenoss
11 10 (1.55%) HAProxy
11 10 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 9 (1.40%) BladeLogic
12 9 (1.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 9 (1.40%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 197 (30.59%) Oracle
2 160 (24.84%) VMware
3 99 (15.37%) HP
4 91 (14.13%) Veritas
5 89 (13.82%) EMC
6 72 (11.18%) Sun
7 71 (11.02%) JBoss
8 61 (9.47%) Cisco
9 50 (7.76%) NetApp
10 38 (5.90%) Citrix
11 37 (5.75%) Microsoft
12 35 (5.43%) Reuters
13 34 (5.28%) TIBCO
13 34 (5.28%) IBM
14 29 (4.50%) MarketAxess
14 29 (4.50%) eSpeed
15 26 (4.04%) Rackspace
16 22 (3.42%) BMC
17 20 (3.11%) Sybase
18 19 (2.95%) Brocade
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London
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City of London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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