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 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 135 161 125
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 130 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.35% 0.87% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 1.83% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 38 68
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £319 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £520 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +57.89%
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
4527 4209 3513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.88% 47.61% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2368 2052 1635
Average daily rate £375 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% +5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 246 307
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.92 £10.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
- -6.31%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +17 46 £348 -5.76% 6
Oxfordshire +1 25 £375 +7.14% 9
Berkshire -1 21 £400 - 9
Surrey +6 18 £363 -13.69% 11
West Sussex -12 5 £220 - 1
Buckinghamshire -4 4 £500 +29.03%
Kent -16 1 £550 +18.91% 2
Middlesex - - - -
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 305 (95.91%) Linux
2 228 (71.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 124 (38.99%) Windows
4 108 (33.96%) Security Cleared
5 105 (33.02%) UNIX
6 94 (29.56%) Oracle
7 83 (26.10%) VMware
8 79 (24.84%) Microsoft
9 77 (24.21%) SC Cleared
10 58 (18.24%) Puppet
11 55 (17.30%) SAN
12 53 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 52 (16.35%) Solaris
14 51 (16.04%) SQL
14 51 (16.04%) DNS
15 50 (15.72%) HP
16 49 (15.41%) Active Directory
17 47 (14.78%) IBM
18 45 (14.15%) Migration
19 44 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (13.21%) Configuration Management
20 42 (13.21%) Perl
20 42 (13.21%) DevOps
21 39 (12.26%) Sun
21 39 (12.26%) Shell Script
21 39 (12.26%) DV Cleared
22 38 (11.95%) TCP/IP
22 38 (11.95%) AIX
22 38 (11.95%) Web Services
23 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 31 (9.75%) Apache
2 23 (7.23%) Confluence
3 22 (6.92%) WebSphere
4 17 (5.35%) SharePoint
4 17 (5.35%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.03%) WebLogic
6 13 (4.09%) IIS
7 11 (3.46%) Tomcat
8 10 (3.14%) JBoss
9 6 (1.89%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.57%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.94%) Drupal
11 3 (0.94%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.94%) CMS
12 2 (0.63%) SAS
12 2 (0.63%) MediaWiki
12 2 (0.63%) WordPress
12 2 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.94%) Maximo
1 3 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.31%) assyst
2 1 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.09%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.14%) OpenShift
4 9 (2.83%) IaaS
5 7 (2.20%) SaaS
6 5 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.57%) Office 365
7 4 (1.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (17.30%) SAN
2 51 (16.04%) DNS
3 38 (11.95%) TCP/IP
4 36 (11.32%) Firewall
5 26 (8.18%) Network Security
6 21 (6.60%) DHCP
7 19 (5.97%) LDAP
7 19 (5.97%) FTP
8 16 (5.03%) Internet
8 16 (5.03%) NAS
9 12 (3.77%) HTTPS
9 12 (3.77%) MPLS
10 11 (3.46%) SSH
10 11 (3.46%) BGP
10 11 (3.46%) SSL
11 10 (3.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (3.14%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (2.83%) DMZ
12 9 (2.83%) HTTP
13 8 (2.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (11.01%) MySQL
2 31 (9.75%) Oracle Database
3 25 (7.86%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (6.29%) SQL Server
5 10 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 9 (2.83%) MongoDB
6 9 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.83%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.52%) Big Data
7 8 (2.52%) Ingres
8 7 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.57%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.57%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.57%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.57%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 3 (0.94%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 24 (7.55%) JIRA
2 22 (6.92%) Subversion
3 12 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.46%) Ant
5 9 (2.83%) GoogleTest
5 9 (2.83%) NUnit
6 8 (2.52%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.52%) ClearCase
6 8 (2.52%) CruiseControl
6 8 (2.52%) CppUnit
7 7 (2.20%) StarTeam
7 7 (2.20%) ClearQuest
8 5 (1.57%) Gerrit
8 5 (1.57%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.26%) JUnit
9 4 (1.26%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.26%) Mercurial
9 4 (1.26%) Gradle
10 3 (0.94%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.94%) Maven
General
1 30 (9.43%) Finance
2 22 (6.92%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.72%) Banking
4 10 (3.14%) Publishing
5 5 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.94%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.63%) Military
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) German Language
8 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Billing
8 1 (0.31%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 46 (14.47%) Linux Engineer
2 39 (12.26%) Administrator
3 34 (10.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (9.43%) Architect
5 26 (8.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (7.86%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (7.86%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (6.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 18 (5.66%) Developer
9 17 (5.35%) Consultant
10 16 (5.03%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.72%) UNIX Engineer
12 14 (4.40%) UNIX Administrator
13 11 (3.46%) Linux Support
13 11 (3.46%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (3.46%) Analyst
13 11 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 9 (2.83%) Linux Support Engineer
14 9 (2.83%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.95%) Web Services
2 15 (4.72%) SOAP
3 13 (4.09%) HTML
4 11 (3.46%) Middleware
4 11 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (3.46%) CSS
5 9 (2.83%) XML
6 8 (2.52%) LAMP
6 8 (2.52%) Motif
6 8 (2.52%) jQuery
6 8 (2.52%) wxWidgets
7 7 (2.20%) J2EE
8 6 (1.89%) JMS
8 6 (1.89%) Ajax
9 5 (1.57%) Software Packaging
9 5 (1.57%) .NET
10 4 (1.26%) Java EE
11 3 (0.94%) JSON
11 3 (0.94%) Flash
11 3 (0.94%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.49%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (7.86%) Open Source
3 19 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.35%) PKI
5 15 (4.72%) Clustering
6 13 (4.09%) Mobile App
7 12 (3.77%) Smart Meter
7 12 (3.77%) CESG
8 10 (3.14%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.83%) Derivative
10 8 (2.52%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.52%) HACMP
10 8 (2.52%) e-Health
11 6 (1.89%) DataPower
12 5 (1.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 5 (1.57%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.26%) Thin Client
13 4 (1.26%) Fat Client
13 4 (1.26%) Wiki
14 3 (0.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 305 (95.91%) Linux
2 228 (71.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 124 (38.99%) Windows
4 105 (33.02%) UNIX
5 53 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (16.35%) Solaris
7 38 (11.95%) AIX
8 36 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (10.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 31 (9.75%) CentOS
11 15 (4.72%) Windows 7
11 15 (4.72%) SUSE
12 14 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (3.77%) Fedora
14 11 (3.46%) Ubuntu
15 9 (2.83%) HPUX
16 8 (2.52%) Windows 8
17 7 (2.20%) Windows XP
18 6 (1.89%) Android
19 5 (1.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (14.15%) Migration
2 42 (13.21%) Configuration Management
2 42 (13.21%) DevOps
3 30 (9.43%) ITIL
4 21 (6.60%) Service Delivery
5 20 (6.29%) Project Management
6 19 (5.97%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (5.03%) OO
7 16 (5.03%) Software Engineering
8 15 (4.72%) Integration Testing
8 15 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.09%) Change Management
11 12 (3.77%) Validation
12 11 (3.46%) PRINCE2
13 10 (3.14%) OOD
13 10 (3.14%) UML
13 10 (3.14%) Supplier Management
13 10 (3.14%) Multithreading
14 9 (2.83%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 51 (16.04%) SQL
2 42 (13.21%) Perl
3 39 (12.26%) Shell Script
4 32 (10.06%) Java
5 29 (9.12%) Python
6 25 (7.86%) C
7 22 (6.92%) Bash Shell
7 22 (6.92%) Korn
8 17 (5.35%) PowerShell
9 16 (5.03%) PHP
10 14 (4.40%) C++
11 12 (3.77%) VBScript
11 12 (3.77%) VB
12 11 (3.46%) Ruby
12 11 (3.46%) JavaScript
13 9 (2.83%) AWK
13 9 (2.83%) sed
14 8 (2.52%) PL/SQL
15 7 (2.20%) Bourne shell
16 6 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 108 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 77 (24.21%) SC Cleared
3 39 (12.26%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.66%) MCSE
5 12 (3.77%) RHCE
5 12 (3.77%) Degree
6 10 (3.14%) RHCSA
7 9 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (2.83%) CCNA
8 7 (2.20%) MCITP
8 7 (2.20%) RHCA
8 7 (2.20%) RHCT
8 7 (2.20%) MCP
9 5 (1.57%) VCP4
9 5 (1.57%) MCSA
9 5 (1.57%) HNC
10 4 (1.26%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) SLA
2 5 (1.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (15.41%) Active Directory
2 44 (13.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (6.29%) NFS
4 18 (5.66%) vSphere
4 18 (5.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 17 (5.35%) Samba
6 9 (2.83%) Hyper-V
6 9 (2.83%) Veritas File System
7 8 (2.52%) VMware ESX
7 8 (2.52%) Postfix
8 7 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.89%) vCloud
10 5 (1.57%) UAG
10 5 (1.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (1.57%) Firmware
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.26%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (0.94%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 58 (18.24%) Puppet
2 22 (6.92%) Nagios
3 21 (6.60%) NetBackup
4 19 (5.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (5.66%) Tivoli
6 14 (4.40%) SCCM
7 13 (4.09%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
9 9 (2.83%) FortiGate
10 7 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (1.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 6 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 6 (1.89%) Vagrant
12 5 (1.57%) Ansible
13 4 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
13 4 (1.26%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.94%) Hyperic
14 3 (0.94%) ZABBIX
14 3 (0.94%) YaST
14 3 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 94 (29.56%) Oracle
2 83 (26.10%) VMware
3 79 (24.84%) Microsoft
4 50 (15.72%) HP
5 47 (14.78%) IBM
6 39 (12.26%) Sun
7 24 (7.55%) Veritas
8 23 (7.23%) Citrix
9 20 (6.29%) Cisco
9 20 (6.29%) F5
10 17 (5.35%) NetApp
10 17 (5.35%) EMC
11 13 (4.09%) Symantec
12 11 (3.46%) CheckPoint
13 10 (3.14%) Dell
14 8 (2.52%) CA
14 8 (2.52%) Altiris
15 7 (2.20%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.20%) Fujitsu
15 7 (2.20%) Redknee
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