The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 23 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.37% 0.85% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 1.87% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£338 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £500 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £500 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.59 £42.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
-32.74% +77.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
109 107 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 51.66% 45.34% 57.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 75
Average daily rate £350 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £309 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Average hourly rate £28.13 £42.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +42.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.85 £24.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £50.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Middlesex region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Middlesex region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (28.57%) IaaS
3 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) SLA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Eucalyptus

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (28.57%) Oracle Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) Eucalyptus
1 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Network Security
1 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) WhereScape RED
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Platform Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Build Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) CentOS
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) iptables
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (14.29%) Ansible
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Greenplum
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau