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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 50 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.74% 1.39% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 3.71% 2.84% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 6
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +51.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £217 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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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
404 493 698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 46.87% 49.05% 55.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 196 209
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 20
Average hourly rate £17.07 £30.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.03% +52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (50.00%) Citrix
5 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) HP
7 8 (40.00%) EMC
8 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
9 6 (30.00%) Nagios
9 6 (30.00%) Apache
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) NFS
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) C
9 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (25.00%) VB
10 5 (25.00%) Perl
10 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
10 5 (25.00%) Korn
10 5 (25.00%) Bourne shell
10 5 (25.00%) Isilon
10 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
11 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (20.00%) Xen
11 4 (20.00%) zOS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (30.00%) Apache
2 4 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) NAS
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (15.00%) MySQL
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 3 (15.00%) Django
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) OLE
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.00%) Zend Framework
4 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
7 4 (20.00%) zOS
8 3 (15.00%) CentOS
9 2 (10.00%) Debian
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) Solaris
9 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (5.00%) SUSE
10 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) ITIL
1 1 (5.00%) OO
1 1 (5.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.00%) Change Management
1 1 (5.00%) MVC
1 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.00%) Time Management
1 1 (5.00%) OO PHP
1 1 (5.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) VB
2 5 (25.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Korn
2 5 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) HNC
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) CCA
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) NFS
3 4 (20.00%) Xen
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Nagios
1 6 (30.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) Nessus
2 3 (15.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (5.00%) Cacti
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Citrix
2 8 (40.00%) HP
2 8 (40.00%) EMC
3 5 (25.00%) Isilon
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 2 (10.00%) Altiris
6 2 (10.00%) Veritas
6 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 1 (5.00%) Zend
7 1 (5.00%) Intel
7 1 (5.00%) Percona