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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 161 145 146
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 321 373 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.48% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 3.25% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 256 233
Average daily rate
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£413 £413 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.18% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
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 £27.50 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.09%
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
10916 11478 11073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.44% 45.44% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7349 7572 6912
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 £591 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 227 284
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.55 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 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 31 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 -3 75 £394 -1.56% 25
Docklands, London +18 3 £500 +17.64%
Harrow -2 1 £400 +18.51%
Kingston Upon Thames -3 1 £375 -6.25%
New Malden - 1 - - 2
Wimbledon - 1 £375 -
Carshalton - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - - 2
Romford - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Uxbridge - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 586 (91.42%) Linux
2 441 (68.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 260 (40.56%) UNIX
4 208 (32.45%) Perl
5 196 (30.58%) Oracle
6 173 (26.99%) Banking
7 172 (26.83%) Windows
8 168 (26.21%) Python
9 150 (23.40%) Finance
10 149 (23.24%) Puppet
11 145 (22.62%) VMware
12 143 (22.31%) Apache
13 132 (20.59%) SQL
13 132 (20.59%) Bash Shell
14 127 (19.81%) Solaris
15 119 (18.56%) Java
15 119 (18.56%) DevOps
16 114 (17.78%) CentOS
17 108 (16.85%) Shell Script
18 107 (16.69%) MySQL
19 92 (14.35%) Tomcat
20 90 (14.04%) Web Services
21 89 (13.88%) PHP
21 89 (13.88%) SAN
22 84 (13.10%) DNS
22 84 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
23 83 (12.95%) Middleware
24 80 (12.48%) Investment Banking
24 80 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
25 78 (12.17%) Ruby

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 143 (22.31%) Apache
2 92 (14.35%) Tomcat
3 77 (12.01%) WebLogic
4 55 (8.58%) WebSphere
5 45 (7.02%) IIS
6 38 (5.93%) JBoss
7 29 (4.52%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (3.59%) nginx
9 23 (3.59%) SharePoint
10 22 (3.43%) IBM HTTP Server
11 15 (2.34%) MS Exchange
12 14 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
12 14 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (2.03%) Confluence
14 10 (1.56%) Moodle
15 9 (1.40%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 8 (1.25%) Node.js
17 7 (1.09%) Documentum
18 6 (0.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.56%) MS Project
3 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.62%) MS Office
6 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Stata
Business Applications
1 6 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.47%) RMDS
3 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 3 (0.47%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.47%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle E-Business Tax
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Magento
5 1 (0.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 74 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.24%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (3.43%) Amazon S3
4 9 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.78%) IaaS
5 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) SaaS
6 4 (0.62%) PaaS
7 3 (0.47%) Joyent
7 3 (0.47%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.31%) Route 53
8 2 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.88%) SAN
2 84 (13.10%) DNS
3 70 (10.92%) TCP/IP
4 63 (9.83%) Firewall
5 42 (6.55%) LDAP
6 38 (5.93%) HTTP
6 38 (5.93%) NAS
7 30 (4.68%) SSL
8 29 (4.52%) DHCP
8 29 (4.52%) Multicast
9 24 (3.74%) SSH
10 22 (3.43%) Internet
11 15 (2.34%) FTP
11 15 (2.34%) VPN
12 12 (1.87%) Intranet
13 11 (1.72%) Ethernet
13 11 (1.72%) WAN
14 10 (1.56%) Kerberos
15 9 (1.40%) Network Security
16 8 (1.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.69%) MySQL
2 60 (9.36%) Oracle Database
3 41 (6.40%) SQL Server
4 38 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 33 (5.15%) NoSQL
6 28 (4.37%) Sybase ASE
7 26 (4.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (4.06%) Big Data
8 22 (3.43%) Relational Database
8 22 (3.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 22 (3.43%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
10 19 (2.96%) CouchDB
11 18 (2.81%) Riak
12 16 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
13 15 (2.34%) DB2
14 13 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (2.03%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 60 (9.36%) Jenkins
2 42 (6.55%) Subversion
3 39 (6.08%) Git (software)
4 28 (4.37%) Hudson
5 21 (3.28%) JIRA
6 14 (2.18%) Maven
7 11 (1.72%) Artifactory
8 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
8 5 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 4 (0.62%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.62%) Selenium
9 4 (0.62%) JUnit
9 4 (0.62%) Gerrit
9 4 (0.62%) SoapUI
10 3 (0.47%) GCC
10 3 (0.47%) jMock
11 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.31%) Ant
11 2 (0.31%) JMeter
General
1 173 (26.99%) Banking
2 150 (23.40%) Finance
3 80 (12.48%) Investment Banking
4 25 (3.90%) Front Office
5 20 (3.12%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.72%) Retail
7 9 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 8 (1.25%) Publishing
8 8 (1.25%) Games
9 5 (0.78%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (0.78%) Advertising
10 4 (0.62%) Billing
11 3 (0.47%) Electronics
11 3 (0.47%) Marketing
11 3 (0.47%) French Language
11 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.31%) Law
12 2 (0.31%) Legal
12 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (14.66%) Administrator
2 89 (13.88%) Systems Administrator
3 63 (9.83%) Linux Engineer
4 57 (8.89%) Linux Administrator
5 53 (8.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 53 (8.27%) Developer
6 46 (7.18%) DevOps Engineer
7 45 (7.02%) Analyst
7 45 (7.02%) DBA
8 32 (4.99%) Architect
8 32 (4.99%) Systems Engineer
8 32 (4.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 31 (4.84%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 30 (4.68%) UNIX Administrator
11 29 (4.52%) Consultant
12 24 (3.74%) Support Engineer
12 24 (3.74%) Perl Developer
13 23 (3.59%) UNIX Engineer
14 22 (3.43%) Linux Support
15 21 (3.28%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (14.04%) Web Services
2 83 (12.95%) Middleware
3 69 (10.76%) LAMP
4 56 (8.74%) XML
5 45 (7.02%) .NET
6 33 (5.15%) WebSphere MQ
7 28 (4.37%) JSON
8 24 (3.74%) Java EE
8 24 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
9 21 (3.28%) JMS
10 20 (3.12%) Rendezvous
11 18 (2.81%) HTML
12 13 (2.03%) HTML5
13 11 (1.72%) CSS
13 11 (1.72%) Spring
14 10 (1.56%) Regular Expression
14 10 (1.56%) RESTful
15 9 (1.40%) REST
15 9 (1.40%) J2EE
16 8 (1.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.83%) Open Source
2 40 (6.24%) Replication
3 38 (5.93%) Clustering
4 34 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (3.74%) Fixed Income
7 23 (3.59%) Oracle Exalogic
8 14 (2.18%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (2.18%) CLARiiON
9 13 (2.03%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.87%) Symmetrix
11 11 (1.72%) Wiki
12 10 (1.56%) Management Information System
13 9 (1.40%) E-Learning
14 8 (1.25%) Mainframe
14 8 (1.25%) Hedge funds
14 8 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
15 6 (0.94%) User Experience
15 6 (0.94%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.94%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 586 (91.42%) Linux
2 441 (68.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 260 (40.56%) UNIX
4 172 (26.83%) Windows
5 127 (19.81%) Solaris
6 114 (17.78%) CentOS
7 64 (9.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 47 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (7.18%) SUSE
10 44 (6.86%) Ubuntu
11 40 (6.24%) Debian
12 24 (3.74%) Oracle Linux
13 22 (3.43%) AIX
14 17 (2.65%) SELinux
15 16 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (2.03%) 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
1 119 (18.56%) DevOps
2 69 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (10.61%) Change Management
4 58 (9.05%) ITIL
5 55 (8.58%) Configuration Management
6 53 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
7 49 (7.64%) Migration
8 45 (7.02%) OO
9 40 (6.24%) Project Management
10 38 (5.93%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (5.15%) Load Balancing
12 29 (4.52%) Scrum
12 29 (4.52%) Low Latency
13 28 (4.37%) Electronic Trading
14 27 (4.21%) Capacity Management
14 27 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (4.06%) SOA
16 23 (3.59%) High Availability
17 22 (3.43%) Release Management
18 21 (3.28%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 208 (32.45%) Perl
2 168 (26.21%) Python
3 132 (20.59%) SQL
3 132 (20.59%) Bash Shell
4 119 (18.56%) Java
5 108 (16.85%) Shell Script
6 89 (13.88%) PHP
7 78 (12.17%) Ruby
8 30 (4.68%) Korn
9 23 (3.59%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.43%) C
11 18 (2.81%) JavaScript
11 18 (2.81%) C++
12 14 (2.18%) C-shell
13 13 (2.03%) Jython
14 11 (1.72%) PL/SQL
15 10 (1.56%) sed
16 9 (1.40%) C#
17 8 (1.25%) VB
18 7 (1.09%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (6.40%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (2.65%) DV Cleared
3 17 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.34%) Degree
5 11 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (1.40%) RHCE
7 7 (1.09%) CCNP
7 7 (1.09%) MCITP
8 6 (0.94%) MCSE
8 6 (0.94%) MCSA
9 5 (0.78%) CCNA
9 5 (0.78%) BC Cleared
9 5 (0.78%) MCTS
10 4 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.47%) CISSP
11 3 (0.47%) MCP
11 3 (0.47%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.87%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) SLA
3 4 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 84 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (7.64%) Oracle RAC
3 40 (6.24%) Active Directory
4 30 (4.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 29 (4.52%) VMware ESX
6 26 (4.06%) vCloud
7 25 (3.90%) vSphere
8 21 (3.28%) NFS
9 17 (2.65%) Oracle RMAN
10 15 (2.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 13 (2.03%) KVM
12 12 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.72%) RHEV
13 11 (1.72%) Veritas File System
14 10 (1.56%) XenApp
15 8 (1.25%) XenDesktop
15 8 (1.25%) Varnish
15 8 (1.25%) Xen
15 8 (1.25%) Platform Symphony
16 6 (0.94%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 149 (23.24%) Puppet
2 80 (12.48%) Opscode Chef
3 67 (10.45%) Nagios
4 36 (5.62%) ZABBIX
5 33 (5.15%) Cacti
6 23 (3.59%) Salt
7 22 (3.43%) NetBackup
8 18 (2.81%) YUM
9 16 (2.50%) Tivoli
10 15 (2.34%) ITRS Geneos
11 14 (2.18%) BladeLogic
12 13 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (2.03%) Data Guard
13 12 (1.87%) Control-M
14 11 (1.72%) SCOM
15 7 (1.09%) Zenoss
15 7 (1.09%) BMC PATROL
15 7 (1.09%) HAProxy
15 7 (1.09%) Ansible
16 5 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 196 (30.58%) Oracle
2 145 (22.62%) VMware
3 71 (11.08%) Microsoft
4 69 (10.76%) IBM
4 69 (10.76%) EMC
5 68 (10.61%) HP
6 42 (6.55%) Sybase
6 42 (6.55%) Veritas
7 39 (6.08%) Cisco
8 36 (5.62%) NetApp
9 31 (4.84%) Sun
10 28 (4.37%) TIBCO
11 25 (3.90%) Rackspace
12 23 (3.59%) Reuters
13 19 (2.96%) MarketAxess
14 18 (2.81%) Citrix
15 17 (2.65%) eSpeed
16 15 (2.34%) BMC
17 13 (2.03%) SolarWinds
18 10 (1.56%) Percona
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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