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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 46 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.69% 2.04% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 3.87% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate
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£369 £290 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.15% +22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £235 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £433 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+47.36% -13.63%
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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 Reading region.

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
421 569 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 47.25% 52.83% 57.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 308 247
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% -29.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (69.23%) Windows
4 25 (64.10%) UNIX
5 18 (46.15%) HP
5 18 (46.15%) Citrix
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (41.03%) DNS
7 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 14 (35.90%) Nagios
8 14 (35.90%) NetBackup
8 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
9 12 (30.77%) Korn
9 12 (30.77%) DHCP
9 12 (30.77%) Oracle
10 11 (28.21%) NFS
10 11 (28.21%) Isilon
11 10 (25.64%) EMC
11 10 (25.64%) C
11 10 (25.64%) Perl
12 9 (23.08%) VB
12 9 (23.08%) HNC
12 9 (23.08%) MCSE
12 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
12 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.08%) Bourne shell
12 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
13 8 (20.51%) Veritas
13 8 (20.51%) Apache

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 8 (20.51%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
4 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.56%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) nginx
5 1 (2.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) DNS
2 12 (30.77%) DHCP
3 5 (12.82%) FTP
3 5 (12.82%) NAS
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (10.26%) LTE
4 4 (10.26%) MGW
4 4 (10.26%) SCTP
4 4 (10.26%) XCAP
4 4 (10.26%) 4G
4 4 (10.26%) M3UA
4 4 (10.26%) GSM
4 4 (10.26%) VoIP
4 4 (10.26%) HTTP
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
4 4 (10.26%) LDAP
4 4 (10.26%) 2G
4 4 (10.26%) 3G
4 4 (10.26%) SMPP
4 4 (10.26%) Megaco
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Subversion
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Support
3 7 (17.95%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) PHP Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) SOAP
2 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.13%) jQuery
3 2 (5.13%) Ajax
3 2 (5.13%) CodeIgniter
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) LAMP
4 1 (2.56%) OLE
4 1 (2.56%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) Laravel
4 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.56%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Thin Client
1 9 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.56%) CESG
2 1 (2.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (76.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (69.23%) Windows
4 25 (64.10%) UNIX
5 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.38%) Solaris
9 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (10.26%) zOS
10 3 (7.69%) Debian
11 1 (2.56%) SUSE
11 1 (2.56%) AIX
11 1 (2.56%) HPUX
11 1 (2.56%) VMS
11 1 (2.56%) Android
11 1 (2.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
2 5 (12.82%) DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) OO PHP
5 2 (5.13%) OO
5 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Benchmarking
6 1 (2.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Korn
2 10 (25.64%) C
2 10 (25.64%) Perl
3 9 (23.08%) VB
3 9 (23.08%) Bourne shell
4 5 (12.82%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) PHP
6 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) AWK
6 3 (7.69%) sed
7 2 (5.13%) PHP5
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) Python
7 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.56%) SQL
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) HNC
1 9 (23.08%) MCSE
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCA
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 3 (7.69%) RHCSA
4 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.21%) NFS
3 5 (12.82%) Xen
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
5 1 (2.56%) XenServer
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas File System
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) Nagios
1 14 (35.90%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Puppet
3 3 (7.69%) Nessus
4 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 1 (2.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) HP
1 18 (46.15%) Citrix
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) Isilon
4 10 (25.64%) EMC
5 8 (20.51%) Veritas
5 8 (20.51%) Altiris
6 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
7 4 (10.26%) Cisco
7 4 (10.26%) IBM
7 4 (10.26%) Remedy
7 4 (10.26%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) Sun
9 2 (5.13%) Zend
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.56%) Symantec
10 1 (2.56%) Percona