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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 68 70 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.69% 0.49% 2.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 0.98% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
Average daily rate
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£352 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.29% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £425 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £425 £565
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 £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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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
468 508 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.38% 49.95% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 242 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 30
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £10.65 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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
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 27 March 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 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (76.67%) UNIX
4 12 (40.00%) Oracle
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
5 10 (33.33%) Solaris
5 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 9 (30.00%) 3G
6 9 (30.00%) LTE
6 9 (30.00%) HP
6 9 (30.00%) 4G
7 8 (26.67%) DNS
8 6 (20.00%) Java
8 6 (20.00%) PKI
9 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (16.67%) Nagios
9 5 (16.67%) 2G
9 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
9 5 (16.67%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
9 5 (16.67%) GSM
9 5 (16.67%) VoIP
9 5 (16.67%) FTP
9 5 (16.67%) HTTP
9 5 (16.67%) Sun
9 5 (16.67%) SLA
9 5 (16.67%) Citrix
9 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
9 5 (16.67%) Windows 7

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.33%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (10.00%) JBoss
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Office
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (30.00%) 3G
2 9 (30.00%) LTE
2 9 (30.00%) 4G
3 8 (26.67%) DNS
4 5 (16.67%) FTP
4 5 (16.67%) HTTP
4 5 (16.67%) GSM
4 5 (16.67%) VoIP
4 5 (16.67%) 2G
5 4 (13.33%) SSH
5 4 (13.33%) MGW
5 4 (13.33%) NAS
5 4 (13.33%) SCTP
5 4 (13.33%) XCAP
5 4 (13.33%) Radio Access Network
5 4 (13.33%) M3UA
5 4 (13.33%) LDAP
5 4 (13.33%) IPsec
5 4 (13.33%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 5 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Linux Support
2 4 (13.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Customer Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) Migration Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.00%) UNIX Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.33%) DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) SOAP
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) J2EE
2 3 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) JMS
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) PKI
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Open Source
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (76.67%) UNIX
4 10 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (33.33%) Solaris
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.67%) AIX
9 1 (3.33%) HPUX
9 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.33%) DevOps
3 3 (10.00%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Release Management
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) PHP
2 4 (13.33%) Korn
3 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (10.00%) AWK
3 3 (10.00%) sed
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) Python
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (3.33%) Bourne shell
5 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) HNC
1 4 (13.33%) MCSE
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) RHCSA
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCA
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) NFS
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.33%) Xen
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenServer
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas File System
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Nagios
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 3 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) HP
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
3 5 (16.67%) Sun
4 4 (13.33%) Veritas
4 4 (13.33%) Remedy
4 4 (13.33%) Altiris
5 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 3 (10.00%) Isilon
6 2 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) Cisco
7 1 (3.33%) IBM
7 1 (3.33%) Symantec
7 1 (3.33%) EMC