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 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 68 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.74% 0.72% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.43% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
Average daily rate
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£415 £463 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.27% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £433 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £493 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +57.89%
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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
423 488 370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 44.95% 50.31% 49.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 239 134
Average daily rate £400 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 33
Average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £10.36 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £180.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

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 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 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (71.88%) UNIX
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) Oracle
6 12 (37.50%) HP
7 11 (34.38%) DNS
8 10 (31.25%) Solaris
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (25.00%) Java
10 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
10 8 (25.00%) Citrix
10 8 (25.00%) Nagios
10 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.88%) Korn
11 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
12 6 (18.75%) DHCP
12 6 (18.75%) Veritas
12 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
12 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
12 6 (18.75%) Altiris
12 6 (18.75%) 3G
12 6 (18.75%) LTE
12 6 (18.75%) Isilon
12 6 (18.75%) 4G
13 5 (15.63%) DevOps
13 5 (15.63%) 2G

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 6 (18.75%) Tomcat
2 5 (15.63%) Apache
2 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) JBoss
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
4 1 (3.13%) CMS
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) DNS
2 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
3 6 (18.75%) 3G
3 6 (18.75%) LTE
3 6 (18.75%) 4G
4 5 (15.63%) 2G
4 5 (15.63%) GSM
4 5 (15.63%) FTP
4 5 (15.63%) HTTP
4 5 (15.63%) VoIP
5 4 (12.50%) LDAP
5 4 (12.50%) SSH
5 4 (12.50%) SMPP
5 4 (12.50%) Megaco
5 4 (12.50%) TCAP
5 4 (12.50%) SCCP
5 4 (12.50%) INAP
5 4 (12.50%) M3UA
5 4 (12.50%) MGW
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Linux Support
4 4 (12.50%) Administrator
4 4 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) UNIX Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Migration Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.13%) Web Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Linux Server Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) SOAP
2 4 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.13%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) Ajax
5 1 (3.13%) CSS
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (90.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (71.88%) UNIX
4 14 (43.75%) Windows
5 10 (31.25%) Solaris
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (6.25%) AIX
11 1 (3.13%) Debian
11 1 (3.13%) HPUX
11 1 (3.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 5 (15.63%) DevOps
2 5 (15.63%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (3.13%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) Java
2 7 (21.88%) Korn
3 5 (15.63%) Perl
3 5 (15.63%) PHP
4 4 (12.50%) VB
4 4 (12.50%) C
4 4 (12.50%) Bourne shell
5 3 (9.38%) sed
5 3 (9.38%) AWK
5 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) MCSE
1 5 (15.63%) HNC
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.38%) RHCSA
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) CCA
3 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Nagios
1 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (12.50%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 12 (37.50%) HP
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) Veritas
4 6 (18.75%) Altiris
4 6 (18.75%) Isilon
5 5 (15.63%) Sun
6 4 (12.50%) EMC
6 4 (12.50%) Remedy
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) Zend
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco
9 1 (3.13%) IBM