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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 165 148 132
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 341 366 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.50% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 3.31% 3.32% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 270 292
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £323 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £27.00 £50.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £27.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+29.62% +35.00%
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
10302 11039 11636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.80% 45.39% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6802 6959 7476
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 237 265
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.46 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.98 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -4.14%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +11 83 £425 -5.55% 23
Croydon -2 20 £450 +20.80%
Canary Wharf - 6 £400 -
Docklands, London -1 4 £508 +12.77%
Kingston Upon Thames -1 3 £375 -3.22% 1
Wembley 0 2 £383 +39.09%
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Bromley - 2 £475 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 592 (91.64%) Linux
2 413 (63.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 210 (32.51%) UNIX
4 201 (31.11%) Oracle
5 200 (30.96%) Windows
5 200 (30.96%) Puppet
6 197 (30.50%) VMware
7 156 (24.15%) Apache
8 153 (23.68%) DevOps
9 150 (23.22%) Finance
10 144 (22.29%) Perl
11 139 (21.52%) Python
12 131 (20.28%) Bash Shell
13 127 (19.66%) Java
14 121 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
15 120 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
16 119 (18.42%) CentOS
17 117 (18.11%) MySQL
18 116 (17.96%) Jenkins
19 111 (17.18%) SQL
20 110 (17.03%) Solaris
21 106 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
22 104 (16.10%) Banking
22 104 (16.10%) SAN
23 102 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
24 100 (15.48%) Tomcat
25 98 (15.17%) HP
25 98 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
26 93 (14.40%) Git (software)
27 91 (14.09%) Web Services

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 156 (24.15%) Apache
2 100 (15.48%) Tomcat
3 73 (11.30%) JBoss
4 55 (8.51%) nginx
5 54 (8.36%) IIS
6 53 (8.20%) Confluence
7 45 (6.97%) WebLogic
8 31 (4.80%) OpenStack
9 29 (4.49%) Mule ESB
9 29 (4.49%) Node.js
10 20 (3.10%) WildFly
11 19 (2.94%) Jetty
12 17 (2.63%) MS Exchange
13 16 (2.48%) Alfresco
14 15 (2.32%) Mule
15 13 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (1.86%) Apache TomEE
16 12 (1.86%) GlassFish
16 12 (1.86%) iPlanet
17 11 (1.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.15%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 14 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
1 14 (2.17%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (2.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 9 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
4 6 (0.93%) ION MarketView
5 4 (0.62%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.15%) RMDS
7 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
7 1 (0.15%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 98 (15.17%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 19 (2.94%) IaaS
4 13 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.70%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
6 10 (1.55%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.24%) SaaS
8 6 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.93%) GitHub
9 5 (0.77%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.31%) Rackspace Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) PaaS
12 2 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Office 365
13 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 104 (16.10%) SAN
2 81 (12.54%) Firewall
3 56 (8.67%) LDAP
4 52 (8.05%) DNS
5 49 (7.59%) TCP/IP
5 49 (7.59%) NAS
6 29 (4.49%) VPN
7 24 (3.72%) HTTP
8 20 (3.10%) DHCP
9 18 (2.79%) SSL
9 18 (2.79%) Internet
9 18 (2.79%) Reverse Proxy
10 15 (2.32%) DMZ
11 14 (2.17%) Kerberos
11 14 (2.17%) AMQP
12 13 (2.01%) LAN
13 12 (1.86%) WAN
14 11 (1.70%) OpenLDAP
15 10 (1.55%) Multicast
15 10 (1.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (18.11%) MySQL
2 84 (13.00%) Oracle Database
3 62 (9.60%) SQL Server
4 59 (9.13%) MongoDB
5 56 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
6 46 (7.12%) Oracle Database 11g
7 32 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 32 (4.95%) Redis
8 22 (3.41%) Big Data
9 20 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (2.94%) Sybase ASE
10 19 (2.94%) Hadoop
11 14 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
12 13 (2.01%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (1.86%) Relational Database
14 11 (1.70%) Infinispan
15 9 (1.39%) Riak
15 9 (1.39%) RDBMS
15 9 (1.39%) InterSystems Cache
16 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 116 (17.96%) Jenkins
2 93 (14.40%) Git (software)
3 82 (12.69%) JIRA
4 67 (10.37%) Maven
5 52 (8.05%) Subversion
6 48 (7.43%) Gradle
7 41 (6.35%) Mercurial
8 38 (5.88%) Artifactory
9 36 (5.57%) Gerrit
10 33 (5.11%) SonarQube
11 31 (4.80%) Selenium
11 31 (4.80%) Ant
12 28 (4.33%) JMeter
13 27 (4.18%) JUnit
14 21 (3.25%) TeamCity
15 19 (2.94%) Hudson
16 13 (2.01%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 10 (1.55%) Mocha
18 10 (1.55%) MSBuild
General
1 150 (23.22%) Finance
2 104 (16.10%) Banking
3 34 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 26 (4.02%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.79%) Financial Institution
6 10 (1.55%) Marketing
6 10 (1.55%) Games
7 8 (1.24%) Legal
7 8 (1.24%) Front Office
8 7 (1.08%) Retail
9 4 (0.62%) Advertising
10 2 (0.31%) Publishing
10 2 (0.31%) German Language
10 2 (0.31%) International Banking
10 2 (0.31%) Back Office
10 2 (0.31%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Electronics
11 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 120 (18.58%) Administrator
2 100 (15.48%) Systems Administrator
3 75 (11.61%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (10.84%) Linux Engineer
5 55 (8.51%) Developer
6 51 (7.89%) UNIX Administrator
7 50 (7.74%) Linux Administrator
8 46 (7.12%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 43 (6.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 39 (6.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 39 (6.04%) DBA
11 37 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
12 36 (5.57%) Architect
13 32 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
14 30 (4.64%) UNIX Engineer
15 29 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 24 (3.72%) Java Developer
17 20 (3.10%) Analyst
18 17 (2.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
19 16 (2.48%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (14.09%) Web Services
2 44 (6.81%) LAMP
3 42 (6.50%) HTML
4 40 (6.19%) JSON
5 38 (5.88%) Middleware
6 35 (5.42%) jQuery
7 31 (4.80%) CSS
7 31 (4.80%) .NET
8 30 (4.64%) HTML5
9 29 (4.49%) CSS3
9 29 (4.49%) J2EE
10 28 (4.33%) RabbitMQ
11 25 (3.87%) Java EE
12 22 (3.41%) JMS
13 21 (3.25%) RESTful
13 21 (3.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 20 (3.10%) XML
15 19 (2.94%) REST
16 17 (2.63%) Spring
16 17 (2.63%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.91%) Data Centre
2 55 (8.51%) Clustering
3 44 (6.81%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (2.79%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.79%) Replication
4 18 (2.79%) Fixed Income
5 15 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.32%) Public Cloud
6 13 (2.01%) Client/Server
7 12 (1.86%) W3C
8 10 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (1.55%) PKI
9 9 (1.39%) Digital Media
10 8 (1.24%) User Experience
10 8 (1.24%) Online Games
11 6 (0.93%) CLARiiON
11 6 (0.93%) Eurex
11 6 (0.93%) Enterprise Cloud
11 6 (0.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 592 (91.64%) Linux
2 413 (63.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 210 (32.51%) UNIX
4 200 (30.96%) Windows
5 119 (18.42%) CentOS
6 110 (17.03%) Solaris
7 81 (12.54%) Ubuntu
8 48 (7.43%) SUSE
9 47 (7.28%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (6.19%) AIX
11 38 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (3.56%) Debian
14 14 (2.17%) HPUX
15 13 (2.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 10 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
17 8 (1.24%) Fedora
18 7 (1.08%) Windows 7
19 6 (0.93%) Windows Vista
20 4 (0.62%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (23.68%) DevOps
2 121 (18.73%) Continuous Integration
3 106 (16.41%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (13.93%) Configuration Management
5 66 (10.22%) Open Source
6 62 (9.60%) ITIL
7 53 (8.20%) Scrum
7 53 (8.20%) Migration
8 41 (6.35%) TDD
9 38 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (5.42%) Service Management
11 33 (5.11%) Disaster Recovery
12 28 (4.33%) Change Management
13 27 (4.18%) E-Commerce
13 27 (4.18%) Load Balancing
14 26 (4.02%) SOA
14 26 (4.02%) Project Management
14 26 (4.02%) Capacity Management
14 26 (4.02%) BDD
15 24 (3.72%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 144 (22.29%) Perl
2 139 (21.52%) Python
3 131 (20.28%) Bash Shell
4 127 (19.66%) Java
5 111 (17.18%) SQL
6 82 (12.69%) Shell Script
7 79 (12.23%) Ruby
8 66 (10.22%) PHP
9 55 (8.51%) JavaScript
10 38 (5.88%) C
11 34 (5.26%) PowerShell
12 27 (4.18%) C++
13 23 (3.56%) Korn
14 11 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.39%) C#
16 8 (1.24%) C-shell
17 5 (0.77%) VB
18 3 (0.46%) Scala
18 3 (0.46%) Bourne shell
19 2 (0.31%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 83 (12.85%) Security Cleared
2 30 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 24 (3.72%) RHCE
4 22 (3.41%) DV Cleared
5 19 (2.94%) Degree
6 16 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (1.86%) MCSE
10 11 (1.70%) CCNA
10 11 (1.70%) RHCSA
11 9 (1.39%) CCNP
12 7 (1.08%) MCSA
13 5 (0.77%) PMI Certification
14 4 (0.62%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.62%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.62%) VCAP
15 3 (0.46%) VCDX
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
15 3 (0.46%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.02%) QA
2 11 (1.70%) SLA
3 7 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.77%) WAI
5 3 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
System Software
1 120 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (8.67%) Active Directory
3 47 (7.28%) Docker
4 41 (6.35%) NFS
5 39 (6.04%) vCloud
5 39 (6.04%) vSphere
6 36 (5.57%) Oracle RAC
7 32 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 22 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (3.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 21 (3.25%) Varnish
9 21 (3.25%) KVM
10 19 (2.94%) VMware ESX
11 15 (2.32%) Squid
12 8 (1.24%) Hyper-V
13 7 (1.08%) Samba
14 6 (0.93%) GPFS
14 6 (0.93%) VirtualBox
15 5 (0.77%) Gluster
15 5 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 200 (30.96%) Puppet
2 102 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 60 (9.29%) Ansible
4 49 (7.59%) Nagios
5 44 (6.81%) Salt
6 40 (6.19%) HAProxy
7 36 (5.57%) Rundeck
8 35 (5.42%) ZABBIX
9 31 (4.80%) logstash
10 30 (4.64%) Data Guard
11 29 (4.49%) BladeLogic
11 29 (4.49%) Kibana
12 22 (3.41%) Vagrant
13 20 (3.10%) Oracle RMAN
14 18 (2.79%) Red Hat Satellite
14 18 (2.79%) yum
15 16 (2.48%) NetBackup
16 13 (2.01%) ITRS Geneos
17 9 (1.39%) Control-M
18 8 (1.24%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 201 (31.11%) Oracle
2 197 (30.50%) VMware
3 98 (15.17%) HP
4 80 (12.38%) Microsoft
5 67 (10.37%) EMC
6 59 (9.13%) IBM
7 52 (8.05%) Cisco
7 52 (8.05%) Veritas
8 42 (6.50%) NetApp
9 29 (4.49%) Sybase
10 28 (4.33%) Sun
11 27 (4.18%) Atlassian
12 25 (3.87%) Splunk
13 23 (3.56%) BMC
14 21 (3.25%) Citrix
14 21 (3.25%) Dell
14 21 (3.25%) Google
15 18 (2.79%) Symantec
15 18 (2.79%) SAP
16 13 (2.01%) TIBCO
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