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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 152 193 146
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -47
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 313 263 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 1.15% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.20% 2.62% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 179 252
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.83 - £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -63.23%
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
9766 10042 9933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.53% 44.07% 44.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6422 6551 6241
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 209 293
Average hourly rate £19.88 £19.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% -10.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 May 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 +26 84 £425 +6.25% 26
Croydon +6 15 £438 -
Canary Wharf - 6 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £510 -
Ealing - 1 £425 -
Feltham - 1 £375 -
Hounslow - 1 £375 -
Isleworth - 1 £375 - 2
New Malden - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 556 (85.15%) Linux
2 402 (61.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 238 (36.45%) Oracle
4 217 (33.23%) UNIX
4 217 (33.23%) Windows
5 185 (28.33%) Perl
6 183 (28.02%) Puppet
7 181 (27.72%) VMware
8 179 (27.41%) Python
9 156 (23.89%) Java
10 155 (23.74%) Apache
11 138 (21.13%) Solaris
12 133 (20.37%) Finance
12 133 (20.37%) DevOps
13 129 (19.75%) SQL
14 125 (19.14%) Bash Shell
15 122 (18.68%) Jenkins
16 111 (17.00%) MySQL
17 107 (16.39%) Firewall
17 107 (16.39%) CentOS
18 105 (16.08%) Oracle Database
18 105 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
19 104 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
20 101 (15.47%) Amazon AWS
21 99 (15.16%) Web Services
22 94 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
23 93 (14.24%) HP
23 93 (14.24%) Ruby
24 91 (13.94%) Maven
25 87 (13.32%) Security Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 155 (23.74%) Apache
2 77 (11.79%) Tomcat
3 74 (11.33%) WebLogic
4 65 (9.95%) IIS
5 56 (8.58%) JBoss
6 50 (7.66%) nginx
7 39 (5.97%) Confluence
8 36 (5.51%) OpenStack
9 23 (3.52%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.60%) Mule ESB
11 16 (2.45%) MS Exchange
11 16 (2.45%) Node.js
11 16 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (1.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 12 (1.84%) WildFly
14 10 (1.53%) Alfresco
15 9 (1.38%) Jetty
16 8 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
17 7 (1.07%) Mule
17 7 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Oracle Applications
2 16 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
3 15 (2.30%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.46%) RMDS
7 2 (0.31%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.31%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle General Ledger
8 1 (0.15%) Eikon
8 1 (0.15%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
8 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Enterprise
Cloud Services
1 101 (15.47%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (1.99%) Amazon S3
3 12 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
4 10 (1.53%) IaaS
5 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.07%) Heroku
5 7 (1.07%) Engine Yard
6 6 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (0.77%) PaaS
7 5 (0.77%) OpenShift
8 4 (0.61%) GitHub
9 3 (0.46%) SaaS
9 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.15%) Office 365
10 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 107 (16.39%) Firewall
2 86 (13.17%) SAN
3 62 (9.49%) DNS
4 54 (8.27%) TCP/IP
5 47 (7.20%) HTTP
6 39 (5.97%) SSL
7 29 (4.44%) NAS
8 27 (4.13%) VLAN
8 27 (4.13%) LDAP
9 23 (3.52%) Internet
10 20 (3.06%) VPN
11 16 (2.45%) DHCP
12 13 (1.99%) Multicast
13 12 (1.84%) LAN
14 11 (1.68%) Network Security
14 11 (1.68%) WAN
15 10 (1.53%) Cisco IOS
16 9 (1.38%) Kerberos
16 9 (1.38%) DMZ
16 9 (1.38%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (17.00%) MySQL
2 105 (16.08%) Oracle Database
3 71 (10.87%) SQL Server
4 67 (10.26%) MongoDB
5 48 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 47 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
7 45 (6.89%) NoSQL
8 31 (4.75%) Relational Database
9 27 (4.13%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (3.06%) Redis
12 18 (2.76%) Oracle Database 10g
12 18 (2.76%) Hadoop
13 16 (2.45%) Oracle BI EE
14 15 (2.30%) WhereScape RED
15 11 (1.68%) Big Data
15 11 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
16 10 (1.53%) Riak
17 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
18 7 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 122 (18.68%) Jenkins
2 91 (13.94%) Maven
3 79 (12.10%) Git (software)
4 73 (11.18%) Subversion
5 70 (10.72%) JIRA
6 43 (6.58%) Gradle
7 40 (6.13%) Ant
8 38 (5.82%) Mercurial
8 38 (5.82%) TeamCity
9 37 (5.67%) Hudson
10 32 (4.90%) JUnit
11 28 (4.29%) Artifactory
12 21 (3.22%) SonarQube
13 20 (3.06%) MSBuild
14 18 (2.76%) Eclipse
15 17 (2.60%) Gerrit
16 15 (2.30%) JMeter
16 15 (2.30%) Selenium
17 8 (1.23%) SoapUI
18 7 (1.07%) NetBeans
General
1 133 (20.37%) Finance
2 73 (11.18%) Banking
3 24 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 21 (3.22%) Investment Banking
5 13 (1.99%) Retail
6 12 (1.84%) Games
7 11 (1.68%) Advertising
7 11 (1.68%) Marketing
8 8 (1.23%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.77%) Legal
10 3 (0.46%) Publishing
10 3 (0.46%) Front Office
10 3 (0.46%) Back Office
11 2 (0.31%) International Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Law
12 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 92 (14.09%) Administrator
2 76 (11.64%) Linux Engineer
3 75 (11.49%) DevOps Engineer
4 67 (10.26%) Developer
4 67 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
5 39 (5.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (5.82%) Linux Administrator
7 33 (5.05%) DBA
8 32 (4.90%) Architect
9 31 (4.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 28 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
11 26 (3.98%) Systems Engineer
11 26 (3.98%) Oracle DBA
12 25 (3.83%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 25 (3.83%) Java Developer
12 25 (3.83%) UNIX Systems Administrator
13 22 (3.37%) Analyst
13 22 (3.37%) Consultant
14 21 (3.22%) UNIX Engineer
15 17 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (15.16%) Web Services
2 55 (8.42%) Middleware
3 37 (5.67%) .NET
4 32 (4.90%) HTML
4 32 (4.90%) SOAP
5 31 (4.75%) XML
5 31 (4.75%) LAMP
6 28 (4.29%) JSON
7 27 (4.13%) Rendezvous
8 23 (3.52%) Java EE
9 22 (3.37%) Django
10 20 (3.06%) J2EE
11 19 (2.91%) Spring
12 18 (2.76%) CSS
12 18 (2.76%) HTML5
13 16 (2.45%) Hibernate
13 16 (2.45%) MCollective
13 16 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (2.30%) jQuery
15 14 (2.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.34%) Clustering
2 59 (9.04%) Data Centre
3 42 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.21%) Fixed Income
5 17 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.84%) Device Driver
7 12 (1.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.68%) Public Cloud
8 11 (1.68%) Wiki
9 10 (1.53%) Replication
9 10 (1.53%) Eurex
10 9 (1.38%) Online Games
11 8 (1.23%) Digital Media
11 8 (1.23%) Oracle Exalogic
12 7 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (1.07%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.07%) User Experience
12 7 (1.07%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 556 (85.15%) Linux
2 402 (61.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 217 (33.23%) UNIX
3 217 (33.23%) Windows
4 138 (21.13%) Solaris
5 107 (16.39%) CentOS
6 65 (9.95%) Ubuntu
7 64 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
8 60 (9.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 37 (5.67%) SUSE
10 36 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 33 (5.05%) AIX
12 29 (4.44%) HPUX
13 28 (4.29%) Debian
14 13 (1.99%) Oracle Linux
14 13 (1.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 9 (1.38%) Fedora
16 5 (0.77%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.46%) Android
17 3 (0.46%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (20.37%) DevOps
2 105 (16.08%) Continuous Integration
3 104 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (11.18%) ITIL
5 62 (9.49%) Configuration Management
6 58 (8.88%) Load Balancing
7 49 (7.50%) Open Source
8 46 (7.04%) Scrum
9 37 (5.67%) Capacity Management
10 36 (5.51%) Migration
10 36 (5.51%) Release Management
11 35 (5.36%) Change Management
12 33 (5.05%) TDD
12 33 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 33 (5.05%) Service Management
13 31 (4.75%) SOA
14 28 (4.29%) OO
15 27 (4.13%) Continuous Delivery
16 23 (3.52%) Problem Management
17 22 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (28.33%) Perl
2 179 (27.41%) Python
3 156 (23.89%) Java
4 129 (19.75%) SQL
5 125 (19.14%) Bash Shell
6 93 (14.24%) Ruby
7 68 (10.41%) PHP
8 65 (9.95%) Shell Script
9 39 (5.97%) JavaScript
10 37 (5.67%) C
11 33 (5.05%) C++
12 26 (3.98%) Korn
13 20 (3.06%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.23%) C#
16 6 (0.92%) XQuery
17 5 (0.77%) C-shell
17 5 (0.77%) VB
18 4 (0.61%) Scala
18 4 (0.61%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 87 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.43%) SC Cleared
3 27 (4.13%) DV Cleared
4 17 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (2.45%) Degree
6 15 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (2.14%) RHCE
7 14 (2.14%) MCSE
8 13 (1.99%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (1.53%) CCNP
10 9 (1.38%) MCSA
11 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (1.07%) CCNA
13 5 (0.77%) RHCA
14 4 (0.61%) JNCIA
14 4 (0.61%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.61%) MCP
15 3 (0.46%) VCAP
15 3 (0.46%) CCIE
15 3 (0.46%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.44%) QA
2 7 (1.07%) SLA
3 5 (0.77%) WAI
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.15%) HL7
System Software
1 94 (14.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 47 (7.20%) Active Directory
3 41 (6.28%) vSphere
4 35 (5.36%) Docker
5 32 (4.90%) NFS
6 28 (4.29%) vCloud
7 26 (3.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 23 (3.52%) Oracle RAC
9 21 (3.22%) Varnish
10 16 (2.45%) KVM
11 15 (2.30%) VMware ESX
12 13 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (1.68%) Postfix
14 9 (1.38%) Sendmail
14 9 (1.38%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 9 (1.38%) Xen
15 8 (1.23%) Hyper-V
16 7 (1.07%) XenServer
16 7 (1.07%) GPFS
16 7 (1.07%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 183 (28.02%) Puppet
2 82 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
3 48 (7.35%) Nagios
4 40 (6.13%) Salt
5 35 (5.36%) ZABBIX
5 35 (5.36%) Ansible
6 29 (4.44%) HAProxy
7 28 (4.29%) BladeLogic
8 26 (3.98%) yum
9 25 (3.83%) Data Guard
9 25 (3.83%) ITRS Geneos
10 24 (3.68%) Rundeck
11 23 (3.52%) Red Hat Satellite
12 20 (3.06%) Cobbler
12 20 (3.06%) logstash
13 18 (2.76%) Kibana
14 17 (2.60%) NetBackup
15 15 (2.30%) HP SiteScope
16 14 (2.14%) CA Single Sign-On
17 13 (1.99%) Cacti
Vendors
1 238 (36.45%) Oracle
2 181 (27.72%) VMware
3 93 (14.24%) HP
4 69 (10.57%) Cisco
5 58 (8.88%) NetApp
6 45 (6.89%) Microsoft
7 41 (6.28%) EMC
8 40 (6.13%) Veritas
9 35 (5.36%) Citrix
10 34 (5.21%) Splunk
11 29 (4.44%) IBM
12 28 (4.29%) TIBCO
13 20 (3.06%) Sun
14 19 (2.91%) Atlassian
15 17 (2.60%) Sybase
15 17 (2.60%) Reuters
16 16 (2.45%) Greenplum
16 16 (2.45%) Tableau
17 15 (2.30%) Dell
17 15 (2.30%) CA
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Pertemps ERP
Rate: Up to £300 per day all inclusive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Bridge Noble
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
South East London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £220 - £280 per day
Posted: 22 days ago