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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 58 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.39% 0.89% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 1.86% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Average daily rate
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£450 £201 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.60% -38.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £200 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £202 £388
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 £29.17 £27.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+6.07% +15.06%
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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
494 429 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.78% 47.67% 51.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 173 188
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £251 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 20 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.25 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 30 July 2015.

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 30 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 11 (47.83%) PKI
5 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
6 9 (39.13%) IPsec
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) LTE
6 9 (39.13%) 4G
6 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (34.78%) Degree
7 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
7 8 (34.78%) Oracle
7 8 (34.78%) Electronics
8 7 (30.43%) 3G
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) MS Office
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
8 7 (30.43%) 3GPP
9 6 (26.09%) Perl
9 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (21.74%) Ruby
10 5 (21.74%) Puppet
10 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (21.74%) DevOps
10 5 (21.74%) Line Management
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) TeamCity

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
1 3 (13.04%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
1 7 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
1 9 (39.13%) IPsec
1 9 (39.13%) LTE
1 9 (39.13%) 4G
1 9 (39.13%) Radio Access Network
2 7 (30.43%) 3G
2 7 (30.43%) 3GPP
3 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 3 (13.04%) SSH
4 2 (8.70%) FCAPS
4 2 (8.70%) MPLS
4 2 (8.70%) OSPF
4 2 (8.70%) BGP
4 2 (8.70%) VRRP
4 2 (8.70%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 2 (8.70%) DHCP
4 2 (8.70%) IKE
4 2 (8.70%) SNMP
4 2 (8.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Subversion
1 4 (17.39%) TeamCity
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) Hudson
1 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (43.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (34.78%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
4 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.70%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) PKI
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (56.52%) UNIX
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Solaris
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.70%) SUSE
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.35%) CentOS
7 1 (4.35%) Fedora
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) DevOps
1 5 (21.74%) Line Management
2 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 2 (8.70%) ITSM
3 2 (8.70%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 6 (26.09%) Perl
3 5 (21.74%) Ruby
4 3 (13.04%) PHP
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Puppet
2 2 (8.70%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 1 (4.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Sun
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
4 1 (4.35%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Splunk