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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 67 70 58
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.03% 0.87% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 2.08% 1.71% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £361 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -13.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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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
481 527 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 49.64% 50.97% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 245 177
Average daily rate £400 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 30
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.39 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.20 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
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 5 May 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 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (81.82%) UNIX
4 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
5 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (45.45%) 3G
6 10 (45.45%) Solaris
6 10 (45.45%) LTE
6 10 (45.45%) PKI
6 10 (45.45%) 4G
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
8 7 (31.82%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) PHP
9 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
9 6 (27.27%) HTML
9 6 (27.27%) JBoss
9 6 (27.27%) Apache
9 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
9 6 (27.27%) 3GPP
9 6 (27.27%) IPsec
9 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (27.27%) Middleware
10 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (22.73%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
10 5 (22.73%) Line Management
10 5 (22.73%) Electronics
10 5 (22.73%) SSH
10 5 (22.73%) Finance

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 6 (27.27%) JBoss
1 6 (27.27%) Apache
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) TCP/IP
2 10 (45.45%) 3G
2 10 (45.45%) LTE
2 10 (45.45%) 4G
3 6 (27.27%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (27.27%) IPsec
3 6 (27.27%) 3GPP
4 5 (22.73%) SSL
4 5 (22.73%) SSH
5 4 (18.18%) 2G
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) HTTP
5 4 (18.18%) GSM
5 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 3 (13.64%) M3UA
6 3 (13.64%) MGW
6 3 (13.64%) SCTP
6 3 (13.64%) XCAP
6 3 (13.64%) LDAP
6 3 (13.64%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.64%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
1 6 (27.27%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) J2EE
3 4 (18.18%) Application Packaging
4 3 (13.64%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) PKI
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (95.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (81.82%) UNIX
4 10 (45.45%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Line Management
2 4 (18.18%) Release Management
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 6 (27.27%) PHP
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenServer
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas File System
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Sun
3 3 (13.64%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) IBM