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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 45 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.65% 1.57% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.80% 3.13% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 5
Average daily rate
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£408 £290 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.51% -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £361 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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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
414 543 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 45.70% 50.00% 55.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 304 208
Average daily rate £375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 40
Average hourly rate £18.00 £13.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.80 £21.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (78.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (72.97%) UNIX
4 23 (62.16%) Windows
5 17 (45.95%) DNS
5 17 (45.95%) HP
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (40.54%) Citrix
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (37.84%) NetBackup
8 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
9 13 (35.14%) Nagios
10 12 (32.43%) DHCP
10 12 (32.43%) Oracle
10 12 (32.43%) Korn
11 11 (29.73%) Isilon
11 11 (29.73%) NFS
12 10 (27.03%) Perl
13 9 (24.32%) VB
13 9 (24.32%) C
13 9 (24.32%) HNC
13 9 (24.32%) Solaris
13 9 (24.32%) MCSE
13 9 (24.32%) EMC
13 9 (24.32%) Thin Client
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (24.32%) Bourne shell
13 9 (24.32%) Fat Client
14 8 (21.62%) Veritas

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (18.92%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.81%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.11%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) CMS
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.70%) Drupal
5 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 17 (45.95%) DNS
2 12 (32.43%) DHCP
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) GSM
4 5 (13.51%) VoIP
4 5 (13.51%) FTP
4 5 (13.51%) HTTP
4 5 (13.51%) 3G
4 5 (13.51%) 2G
4 5 (13.51%) LTE
4 5 (13.51%) 4G
5 4 (10.81%) M3UA
5 4 (10.81%) LDAP
5 4 (10.81%) MGW
5 4 (10.81%) NAS
5 4 (10.81%) SCTP
5 4 (10.81%) XCAP
5 4 (10.81%) SMPP
5 4 (10.81%) Megaco
5 4 (10.81%) TCAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Subversion
2 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Linux Support
3 7 (18.92%) Linux Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Customer Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) Migration Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Linux Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Support
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.41%) Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) SOAP
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware
3 3 (8.11%) Application Packaging
4 2 (5.41%) CSS
4 2 (5.41%) Web Services
4 2 (5.41%) CodeIgniter
4 2 (5.41%) jQuery
4 2 (5.41%) Ajax
5 1 (2.70%) Laravel
5 1 (2.70%) Zend Framework
5 1 (2.70%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Thin Client
1 9 (24.32%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 1 (2.70%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (78.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (72.97%) UNIX
4 23 (62.16%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (37.84%) Windows 7
6 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (24.32%) Solaris
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (5.41%) Debian
10 1 (2.70%) Android
10 1 (2.70%) VMS
10 1 (2.70%) zOS
10 1 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.70%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) DevOps
3 3 (8.11%) Migration
3 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 2 (5.41%) OO PHP
4 2 (5.41%) Release Management
4 2 (5.41%) OO
4 2 (5.41%) MVC
5 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) Korn
2 10 (27.03%) Perl
3 9 (24.32%) C
3 9 (24.32%) VB
3 9 (24.32%) Bourne shell
4 8 (21.62%) Java
5 6 (16.22%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 3 (8.11%) sed
7 2 (5.41%) PHP5
7 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.70%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) HNC
1 9 (24.32%) MCSE
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCA
2 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.11%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (29.73%) NFS
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (5.41%) Xen
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (2.70%) XenServer
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) NetBackup
2 13 (35.14%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Nessus
4 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) HP
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 12 (32.43%) Oracle
4 11 (29.73%) Isilon
5 9 (24.32%) EMC
6 8 (21.62%) Veritas
6 8 (21.62%) Altiris
7 5 (13.51%) Sun
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) Remedy
9 3 (8.11%) VMware
10 2 (5.41%) Zend
10 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco
11 1 (2.70%) IBM
11 1 (2.70%) Symantec