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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 53 66 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 18 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.09% 1.94% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% 3.65% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £248 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +45.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -13.63%
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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
405 575 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.09% 53.14% 57.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 282 226
Average daily rate £385 £390 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +14.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 24
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.63
% change year-on-year
- -3.35%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) UNIX
3 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (57.14%) Citrix
6 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
7 14 (50.00%) HP
8 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
9 12 (42.86%) EMC
9 12 (42.86%) Nagios
9 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
10 11 (39.29%) Korn
10 11 (39.29%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) DHCP
11 10 (35.71%) C
11 10 (35.71%) NFS
11 10 (35.71%) Isilon
12 9 (32.14%) Bourne shell
12 9 (32.14%) Thin Client
12 9 (32.14%) Perl
12 9 (32.14%) VB
12 9 (32.14%) Fat Client
13 8 (28.57%) Oracle
13 8 (28.57%) MCSE
13 8 (28.57%) HNC
13 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (25.00%) Apache
14 7 (25.00%) SQL Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 7 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon S3
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (10.71%) NAS
3 3 (10.71%) FTP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DMZ
4 2 (7.14%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (3.57%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) SSH
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Support
3 5 (17.86%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (7.14%) jQuery
3 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) CSS
3 2 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Zend Framework
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) OLE
4 1 (3.57%) LAMP
4 1 (3.57%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Thin Client
1 9 (32.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Open Source
2 1 (3.57%) CESG
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Linux
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 18 (64.29%) UNIX
3 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (64.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (46.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (14.29%) zOS
7 3 (10.71%) CentOS
7 3 (10.71%) Debian
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.14%) AIX
8 2 (7.14%) Solaris
8 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.57%) SUSE
9 1 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) DevOps
3 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.14%) Time Management
3 2 (7.14%) OO PHP
3 2 (7.14%) OO
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Benchmarking
4 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Korn
2 10 (35.71%) C
3 9 (32.14%) VB
3 9 (32.14%) Perl
3 9 (32.14%) Bourne shell
4 4 (14.29%) Java
5 3 (10.71%) PHP
6 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) sed
6 2 (7.14%) PHP5
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.14%) AWK
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) HNC
1 8 (28.57%) MCSE
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (21.43%) CCA
2 6 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 10 (35.71%) NFS
3 4 (14.29%) Xen
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) XenApp
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Nagios
1 12 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.71%) Nessus
2 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (10.71%) Puppet
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.57%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Citrix
2 14 (50.00%) HP
3 12 (42.86%) EMC
4 10 (35.71%) Isilon
5 8 (28.57%) Oracle
6 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (21.43%) Veritas
6 6 (21.43%) Altiris
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) Cisco
7 4 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Sun
8 2 (7.14%) Remedy
8 2 (7.14%) Sophos
8 2 (7.14%) Zend
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) Intel
9 1 (3.57%) Percona
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