The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 58 62 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 18 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.82% 1.14% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 2.58% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Average daily rate £400 £395 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -9.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £339 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year
-44.37% -5.32%
Red Hat
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
509 388 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.41% 44.09% 50.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 211 235
Average daily rate £375 £400 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Reading region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) VMware
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
5 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (36.00%) Puppet
6 8 (32.00%) Unix
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
7 6 (24.00%) VPN
7 6 (24.00%) Ansible
7 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
8 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (20.00%) CentOS
8 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) Python
8 5 (20.00%) Perl
8 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
8 5 (20.00%) Nagios
8 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (16.00%) Remedy
9 4 (16.00%) Firewall
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) SLA
9 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
9 4 (16.00%) sed
9 4 (16.00%) DevOps
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) GitHub
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) VPN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) ATM
3 3 (12.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.00%) 3G
4 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
4 2 (8.00%) 4G
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.00%) IPsec
4 2 (8.00%) LAN
4 2 (8.00%) LTE
4 2 (8.00%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (8.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.00%) LDAP
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) TeamCity
2 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
2 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Support
2 4 (16.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Security Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.00%) RAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) WAP
1 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (64.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 8 (32.00%) Unix
5 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (20.00%) CentOS
7 3 (12.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps
2 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) UML
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
5 1 (4.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Project Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
1 5 (20.00%) Python
1 5 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (16.00%) AWK
2 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (16.00%) sed
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) HNC
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.00%) XenServer
4 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) Puppet
2 6 (24.00%) Ansible
3 5 (20.00%) Nagios
4 3 (12.00%) SELinux
4 3 (12.00%) vRealize
5 1 (4.00%) SCCM
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) VMware
2 4 (16.00%) Remedy
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) CA
5 1 (4.00%) RightScale