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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 61 53 62
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 1.74% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 3.78% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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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
526 397 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 51.98% 45.95% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 181 189
Average daily rate £417 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £255 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.29 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.67% -43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.40 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) UNIX
4 10 (41.67%) PKI
5 9 (37.50%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
6 8 (33.33%) IPsec
6 8 (33.33%) Electronics
6 8 (33.33%) Python
6 8 (33.33%) Degree
6 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 8 (33.33%) LTE
6 8 (33.33%) 4G
6 8 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 7 (29.17%) Oracle
7 7 (29.17%) Perl
7 7 (29.17%) MS Office
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
8 6 (25.00%) 3GPP
8 6 (25.00%) 3G
8 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 6 (25.00%) Ruby
8 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (25.00%) Subversion
9 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
9 5 (20.83%) Line Management
9 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
9 5 (20.83%) JBoss

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
1 5 (20.83%) JBoss
2 3 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (8.33%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Office
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (33.33%) LTE
2 8 (33.33%) 4G
2 8 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 8 (33.33%) IPsec
3 6 (25.00%) 3G
3 6 (25.00%) 3GPP
4 3 (12.50%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) SSH
5 2 (8.33%) FCAPS
5 2 (8.33%) SSL
5 2 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
5 2 (8.33%) IKE
5 2 (8.33%) SNMP
5 2 (8.33%) MPLS
5 2 (8.33%) OSPF
5 2 (8.33%) BGP
5 2 (8.33%) VRRP
5 2 (8.33%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 4 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 9 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Consultant
1 4 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) Administrator
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Remedy Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
3 1 (4.17%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (4.17%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (12.50%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) PKI
2 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) UNIX
4 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) SUSE
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) CentOS
6 1 (4.17%) Fedora
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Line Management
2 4 (16.67%) DevOps
2 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.33%) ITSM
3 2 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (29.17%) Perl
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) PHP
6 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 2 (8.33%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (8.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Sun
4 1 (4.17%) BMC
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Splunk