The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 58 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 1.23% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 2.40% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 5
Average daily rate
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£203 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £244 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £421 £680
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
441 501 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 48.78% 51.54% 53.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 189 203
Average daily rate £375 £364 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +6.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 32
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +76.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (27.78%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 5 (27.78%) Apache
5 5 (27.78%) Python
5 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (22.22%) Citrix
6 4 (22.22%) zOS
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (22.22%) Xen
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (22.22%) Puppet
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
7 3 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
7 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (16.67%) Django
7 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 5 (27.78%) Apache
2 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (5.56%) SSH
3 1 (5.56%) NAS
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Sinon.JS
2 3 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 3 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Developer
1 4 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) C Developer
4 1 (5.56%) C Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Django
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
3 1 (5.56%) LAMP
3 1 (5.56%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (5.56%) CESG
2 1 (5.56%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (55.56%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) UNIX
5 4 (22.22%) zOS
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (16.67%) CentOS
6 3 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.11%) AIX
8 1 (5.56%) Android
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 1 (5.56%) SUSE
8 1 (5.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Configuration Management
2 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Change Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (5.56%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) High Availability
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Python
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) C
4 2 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Xen
2 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) KVM
4 1 (5.56%) RHEV
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 3 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (16.67%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Cacti
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) Sophos
4 2 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Percona
5 1 (5.56%) Sun
5 1 (5.56%) Intel
5 1 (5.56%) NetApp
5 1 (5.56%) StorageTek
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