The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 97 134 168
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 219 136 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 2.96% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 85 47
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
- +9.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Median hourly rate £51.00 £45.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
Red Hat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4731 4589 4384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.05% 46.20% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2816 2459 2191
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 255 259
Median hourly rate £20.25 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +35 66 £400 +10.34% 8
Surrey +35 66 £425 - 6
Berkshire +12 33 £425 +3.03% 14
Oxfordshire -7 19 £450 - 2
Buckinghamshire +17 12 £400 -20.00% 1
Kent -17 11 £450 -12.19% 2
West Sussex -17 8 £366 +26.29% 1
East Sussex +6 3 £413 +17.85%
Middlesex -5 1 £400 +9.21%
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 376 (93.30%) Linux
2 277 (68.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 169 (41.94%) Unix
4 152 (37.72%) Windows
5 140 (34.74%) VMware
6 130 (32.26%) Oracle
7 99 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 98 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 94 (23.33%) Puppet
10 91 (22.58%) SAN
11 80 (19.85%) Windows Server
12 77 (19.11%) Security Cleared
13 75 (18.61%) Git (software)
14 72 (17.87%) Active Directory
15 69 (17.12%) Perl
16 66 (16.38%) SC Cleared
17 65 (16.13%) Solaris
18 61 (15.14%) SQL
18 61 (15.14%) Shell Script
18 61 (15.14%) Data Centre
19 60 (14.89%) DevOps
19 60 (14.89%) EMC
20 58 (14.39%) AIX
20 58 (14.39%) ITIL
21 56 (13.90%) MySQL
21 56 (13.90%) Migration
22 55 (13.65%) Python
23 53 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
24 52 (12.90%) IBM
25 51 (12.66%) DNS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (11.66%) Tomcat
2 43 (10.67%) Apache
3 29 (7.20%) IIS
3 29 (7.20%) JBoss
4 25 (6.20%) WebSphere
5 21 (5.21%) WebLogic
6 19 (4.71%) MS Exchange
7 13 (3.23%) Apache Solr
8 12 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2010
8 12 (2.98%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (2.73%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.23%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.99%) WebSphere Process Server
12 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (1.24%) Node.js
14 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.50%) Confluence
15 2 (0.50%) Drupal
15 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
15 2 (0.50%) TPMS
Applications
1 42 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.73%) MS Office
3 6 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) assyst
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.15%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (5.21%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (2.48%) SaaS
6 8 (1.99%) Adobe Analytics
6 8 (1.99%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.99%) Google Tag Manager
6 8 (1.99%) Office 365
7 6 (1.49%) IaaS
8 3 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.25%) CloudBees
9 1 (0.25%) GitHub
9 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (22.58%) SAN
2 51 (12.66%) DNS
3 48 (11.91%) Firewall
4 45 (11.17%) DHCP
5 38 (9.43%) TCP/IP
6 31 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
7 29 (7.20%) VPN
8 23 (5.71%) LDAP
8 23 (5.71%) NAS
9 22 (5.46%) SSL
10 20 (4.96%) HTTP
11 18 (4.47%) IPsec
12 16 (3.97%) Software-Defined Networking
13 15 (3.72%) LAN
14 14 (3.47%) Intranet
14 14 (3.47%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (3.47%) WAN
15 12 (2.98%) Internet
16 11 (2.73%) IPv6
16 11 (2.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.90%) MySQL
2 45 (11.17%) Oracle Database
3 38 (9.43%) Relational Database
4 32 (7.94%) SQL Server
5 24 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.71%) NoSQL
7 17 (4.22%) VLDB
8 15 (3.72%) DB2
8 15 (3.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (3.47%) Oracle BI EE
10 12 (2.98%) OLTP
11 11 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (2.48%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.74%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.49%) Big Data
14 6 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
15 5 (1.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 5 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 75 (18.61%) Git (software)
2 41 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 38 (9.43%) Subversion
4 22 (5.46%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.97%) Maven
6 10 (2.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (2.48%) RSpec
7 9 (2.23%) Gradle
7 9 (2.23%) TortoiseSVN
7 9 (2.23%) Vagrant
8 8 (1.99%) Artifactory
9 6 (1.49%) JUnit
9 6 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
10 5 (1.24%) ClearCase
10 5 (1.24%) ClearQuest
11 4 (0.99%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.99%) IntelliJ
11 4 (0.99%) JIRA
11 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 46 (11.41%) Finance
2 20 (4.96%) Banking
3 14 (3.47%) Retail
4 9 (2.23%) Investment Banking
4 9 (2.23%) Marketing
5 8 (1.99%) Publishing
6 6 (1.49%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.74%) Billing
7 3 (0.74%) Military
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (24.32%) Administrator
2 54 (13.40%) Linux Engineer
3 48 (11.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 45 (11.17%) Support Engineer
5 41 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
5 41 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 40 (9.93%) Unix Administrator
7 38 (9.43%) Architect
8 29 (7.20%) Developer
9 20 (4.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 19 (4.71%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.22%) Applications Engineer
11 17 (4.22%) DBA
11 17 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
12 16 (3.97%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.72%) Applications Support
13 15 (3.72%) Systems Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) Applications Support Engineer
14 14 (3.47%) VMware Engineer
15 12 (2.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (12.41%) Middleware
2 38 (9.43%) CSS
3 28 (6.95%) HTML
4 24 (5.96%) .NET
5 23 (5.71%) HTML5
6 22 (5.46%) Web Services
7 17 (4.22%) LAMP
7 17 (4.22%) Spring
8 16 (3.97%) RESTful
8 16 (3.97%) XML
9 15 (3.72%) Java EE
10 12 (2.98%) REST
10 12 (2.98%) SAML
10 12 (2.98%) SOAP
11 10 (2.48%) Classic ASP
11 10 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
12 9 (2.23%) GWT
12 9 (2.23%) Smart GWT
13 8 (1.99%) POSIX
14 7 (1.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.14%) Data Centre
2 31 (7.69%) EMC VMAX
3 28 (6.95%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.70%) Clustering
5 23 (5.71%) PKI
6 15 (3.72%) EMC VNX
7 14 (3.47%) iSeries
8 12 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (2.98%) HACMP
8 12 (2.98%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.98%) Public Cloud
9 11 (2.73%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.48%) Driving Licence
11 9 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 8 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.99%) VCE vBlock
13 6 (1.49%) AS400
13 6 (1.49%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (1.24%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 376 (93.30%) Linux
2 277 (68.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 169 (41.94%) Unix
4 152 (37.72%) Windows
5 80 (19.85%) Windows Server
6 65 (16.13%) Solaris
7 58 (14.39%) AIX
8 46 (11.41%) CentOS
9 35 (8.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (6.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (6.45%) Oracle Linux
12 21 (5.21%) Ubuntu
13 12 (2.98%) Debian
14 11 (2.73%) Mac OS X
15 10 (2.48%) SUSE
16 7 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
17 5 (1.24%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.99%) Windows 10
18 4 (0.99%) Windows XP
19 3 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.89%) DevOps
2 58 (14.39%) ITIL
3 56 (13.90%) Migration
4 46 (11.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (11.17%) Configuration Management
5 45 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
6 42 (10.42%) High Availability
7 41 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (8.44%) Change Management
9 25 (6.20%) Open Source
9 25 (6.20%) TDD
10 19 (4.71%) Project Management
11 18 (4.47%) Load Balancing
12 17 (4.22%) Problem Management
13 16 (3.97%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (3.97%) Web Development
14 15 (3.72%) Scrum
15 13 (3.23%) Mentoring
15 13 (3.23%) SOA
16 12 (2.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 69 (17.12%) Perl
2 61 (15.14%) Shell Script
2 61 (15.14%) SQL
3 55 (13.65%) Python
4 42 (10.42%) PowerShell
5 39 (9.68%) Ruby
6 36 (8.93%) Java
7 30 (7.44%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.70%) PHP
9 20 (4.96%) C#
10 16 (3.97%) C
11 13 (3.23%) VBScript
12 12 (2.98%) VB
13 11 (2.73%) AWK
13 11 (2.73%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.73%) C++
13 11 (2.73%) sed
14 9 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.99%) Korn
16 5 (1.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 77 (19.11%) Security Cleared
2 66 (16.38%) SC Cleared
3 28 (6.95%) Degree
4 25 (6.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (5.21%) MCSE
6 17 (4.22%) MCSA
7 16 (3.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (2.73%) CCNA
8 11 (2.73%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.73%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.23%) RHCSA
10 8 (1.99%) MCP
11 6 (1.49%) MCSD
12 5 (1.24%) CCNP
12 5 (1.24%) RHCE
13 4 (0.99%) NCDA
13 4 (0.99%) NCIE
13 4 (0.99%) NCSA
14 3 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (0.74%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.73%) SLA
2 6 (1.49%) QA
3 4 (0.99%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) COBIT
5 1 (0.25%) FIPS 140-2
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 99 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (17.87%) Active Directory
3 35 (8.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 32 (7.94%) vSphere
5 30 (7.44%) Hyper-V
6 23 (5.71%) GlusterFS
7 17 (4.22%) VMware ESX
8 13 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (2.98%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (2.23%) Veritas File System
11 8 (1.99%) Docker
12 7 (1.74%) XenApp
13 6 (1.49%) Oracle Clusterware
14 5 (1.24%) KVM
14 5 (1.24%) Oracle RAC
14 5 (1.24%) SpamAssassin
14 5 (1.24%) Squid
15 4 (0.99%) Firmware
15 4 (0.99%) RHEV
16 3 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 94 (23.33%) Puppet
2 36 (8.93%) NetBackup
3 35 (8.68%) Ansible
4 33 (8.19%) Red Hat Satellite
5 29 (7.20%) Nagios
6 22 (5.46%) SCCM
7 21 (5.21%) Oracle ZFS
7 21 (5.21%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 19 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
8 19 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 14 (3.47%) SCOM
10 12 (2.98%) SCVMM
10 12 (2.98%) vRealize
10 12 (2.98%) Windows Intune
11 9 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (1.74%) Cacti
13 5 (1.24%) Legato
13 5 (1.24%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 140 (34.74%) VMware
2 130 (32.26%) Oracle
3 98 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 60 (14.89%) EMC
5 52 (12.90%) IBM
6 48 (11.91%) Cisco
6 48 (11.91%) Veritas
7 38 (9.43%) Sun
8 31 (7.69%) Brocade
9 27 (6.70%) NetApp
10 25 (6.20%) HP
11 23 (5.71%) Citrix
12 21 (5.21%) StorageTek
13 17 (4.22%) Symantec
14 13 (3.23%) Google
15 12 (2.98%) RightScale
16 11 (2.73%) Dell
16 11 (2.73%) Informatica
17 10 (2.48%) Juniper
18 9 (2.23%) F5
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