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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 113 116 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +44
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 137 142 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.48% 1.63% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.16% 3.31% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 58
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £491 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.41% -15.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
4331 4295 4963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.67% 49.17% 49.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2256 2168 2136
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 268 259 294
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.78 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.45% -3.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.41 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 September 2014. 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 -4 43 £413 +2.99% 10
Berkshire +18 42 £375 +47.05% 7
Surrey -34 19 £425 +6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire +2 14 £350 -10.25% 1
Middlesex +8 6 £500 +48.14% 1
Kent -9 5 £550 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +6 4 £328 - 2
Oxfordshire -3 3 £381 +1.66%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Home Counties - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 235 (91.80%) Linux
2 175 (68.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (44.53%) Windows
4 88 (34.38%) VMware
5 80 (31.25%) UNIX
6 74 (28.91%) Apache
7 65 (25.39%) Microsoft
8 62 (24.22%) Oracle
9 56 (21.88%) DNS
10 55 (21.48%) Solaris
10 55 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
11 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 52 (20.31%) Security Cleared
13 51 (19.92%) Java
14 50 (19.53%) Active Directory
15 47 (18.36%) HP
15 47 (18.36%) Puppet
16 45 (17.58%) Perl
17 44 (17.19%) AIX
18 43 (16.80%) MySQL
19 41 (16.02%) Web Services
19 41 (16.02%) IBM
20 40 (15.63%) PHP
21 39 (15.23%) Citrix
22 38 (14.84%) EMC
22 38 (14.84%) SAN
22 38 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
22 38 (14.84%) SQL
22 38 (14.84%) Shell Script
22 38 (14.84%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 74 (28.91%) Apache
2 33 (12.89%) IIS
3 24 (9.38%) Tomcat
4 19 (7.42%) SharePoint
5 17 (6.64%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.30%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.30%) WebLogic
6 11 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.52%) CMS
7 9 (3.52%) Drupal
8 4 (1.56%) WordPress
8 4 (1.56%) nginx
8 4 (1.56%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.17%) Confluence
10 2 (0.78%) Liferay
10 2 (0.78%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.39%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 25 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (3.13%) Maximo
2 4 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.78%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.78%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.08%) IaaS
3 12 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.30%) Office 365
5 10 (3.91%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.13%) Amazon S3
7 5 (1.95%) SaaS
8 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (21.88%) DNS
2 38 (14.84%) SAN
3 31 (12.11%) DHCP
4 25 (9.77%) LDAP
5 24 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 23 (8.98%) Internet
7 22 (8.59%) Firewall
8 15 (5.86%) SSL
9 13 (5.08%) WAN
10 12 (4.69%) iSCSI
10 12 (4.69%) LAN
10 12 (4.69%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (3.91%) NAS
11 10 (3.91%) FTP
11 10 (3.91%) HTTPS
12 9 (3.52%) Kerberos
13 7 (2.73%) HTTP
13 7 (2.73%) DMZ
14 6 (2.34%) VPN
15 5 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.80%) MySQL
2 25 (9.77%) Oracle Database
3 22 (8.59%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.03%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.30%) SQLPlus
6 11 (4.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (3.91%) Amazon RDS
8 8 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
10 3 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.78%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.39%) Essbase
12 1 (0.39%) Ingres
12 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.39%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.39%) DB2
12 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (8.20%) Subversion
1 21 (8.20%) Jenkins
2 12 (4.69%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.30%) RSpec
3 11 (4.30%) Maven
4 5 (1.95%) JIRA
5 4 (1.56%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.17%) Ant
7 2 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.78%) JMeter
8 1 (0.39%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.39%) Selenium
8 1 (0.39%) WebLOAD
8 1 (0.39%) Hudson
8 1 (0.39%) Redmine
8 1 (0.39%) Gradle
8 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Ivy
General
1 22 (8.59%) Finance
2 15 (5.86%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.69%) Banking
4 8 (3.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.17%) Legal
5 3 (1.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
1 32 (12.50%) Administrator
2 25 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (8.59%) Support Engineer
5 16 (6.25%) Consultant
5 16 (6.25%) Developer
5 16 (6.25%) Analyst
6 15 (5.86%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (5.86%) Security Engineer
7 13 (5.08%) DevOps Engineer
8 12 (4.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (4.30%) DBA
9 11 (4.30%) Linux Support
10 10 (3.91%) Architect
11 9 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (3.52%) Oracle DBA
12 8 (3.13%) Linux Support Engineer
12 8 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
13 7 (2.73%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.02%) Web Services
2 19 (7.42%) SOAP
3 18 (7.03%) LAMP
4 13 (5.08%) CSS
5 11 (4.30%) HTML
6 6 (2.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (1.95%) Ajax
7 5 (1.95%) jQuery
7 5 (1.95%) CodeIgniter
8 4 (1.56%) XML
8 4 (1.56%) .NET
8 4 (1.56%) SAML
9 3 (1.17%) Middleware
9 3 (1.17%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.17%) Spring
9 3 (1.17%) Symfony
9 3 (1.17%) Django
9 3 (1.17%) Software Packaging
9 3 (1.17%) Java EE
10 2 (0.78%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.89%) Open Source
2 12 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.30%) PKI
4 10 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.91%) HACMP
5 8 (3.13%) Fat Client
5 8 (3.13%) EPoS
5 8 (3.13%) Thin Client
6 6 (2.34%) CESG
6 6 (2.34%) Clustering
7 5 (1.95%) DataPower
8 4 (1.56%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.17%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.78%) Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.39%) DTV
11 1 (0.39%) VLE
11 1 (0.39%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 235 (91.80%) Linux
2 175 (68.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (44.53%) Windows
4 80 (31.25%) UNIX
5 55 (21.48%) Solaris
5 55 (21.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (17.19%) AIX
7 38 (14.84%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (14.84%) CentOS
8 21 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (5.47%) Debian
10 13 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
10 13 (5.08%) Ubuntu
11 11 (4.30%) SUSE
12 10 (3.91%) Windows 7
13 9 (3.52%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.56%) Android
14 4 (1.56%) zOS
15 3 (1.17%) HPUX
16 1 (0.39%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.28%) ITIL
2 27 (10.55%) Configuration Management
3 24 (9.38%) DevOps
4 23 (8.98%) Migration
4 23 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (6.64%) Scrum
6 13 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (3.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (3.52%) E-Commerce
8 9 (3.52%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (3.13%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.13%) Software Engineering
9 8 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (2.73%) SOA
11 6 (2.34%) Coaching
11 6 (2.34%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.34%) Information Security
12 5 (1.95%) Service Management
12 5 (1.95%) Change Management
12 5 (1.95%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 51 (19.92%) Java
2 45 (17.58%) Perl
3 40 (15.63%) PHP
4 38 (14.84%) SQL
4 38 (14.84%) Shell Script
5 33 (12.89%) Korn
6 30 (11.72%) Python
7 26 (10.16%) Bash Shell
8 24 (9.38%) C
9 22 (8.59%) Ruby
10 13 (5.08%) AWK
10 13 (5.08%) JavaScript
11 11 (4.30%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.52%) VB
12 9 (3.52%) Bourne shell
13 7 (2.73%) sed
14 5 (1.95%) PHP5
15 4 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.78%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 52 (20.31%) Security Cleared
2 37 (14.45%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.20%) MCSE
3 21 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.47%) RHCE
5 13 (5.08%) CISSP
6 11 (4.30%) CCNA
6 11 (4.30%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.30%) JNCIA
6 11 (4.30%) Degree
7 10 (3.91%) MCP
7 10 (3.91%) MCSA
8 9 (3.52%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.95%) CCA
10 5 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.95%) HNC
10 5 (1.95%) MCITP
10 5 (1.95%) BC Cleared
11 3 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.47%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 53 (20.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (19.53%) Active Directory
3 34 (13.28%) NFS
4 16 (6.25%) vCloud
4 16 (6.25%) vSphere
5 13 (5.08%) Snort
5 13 (5.08%) Xen
6 12 (4.69%) Postfix
7 11 (4.30%) Sendmail
7 11 (4.30%) Oracle RAC
8 10 (3.91%) UAG
8 10 (3.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 9 (3.52%) Squid
10 8 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
11 6 (2.34%) OCFS2
12 5 (1.95%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.95%) XenApp
13 4 (1.56%) XenDesktop
13 4 (1.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 47 (18.36%) Puppet
2 22 (8.59%) Nagios
3 18 (7.03%) NetBackup
4 17 (6.64%) Tivoli
5 15 (5.86%) Vagrant
6 14 (5.47%) SCCM
7 11 (4.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (3.91%) Cobbler
8 10 (3.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 8 (3.13%) Data Guard
10 7 (2.73%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (1.95%) Backup Exec
12 5 (1.95%) McAfee ePO
13 3 (1.17%) Legato
13 3 (1.17%) Nessus
13 3 (1.17%) Zenoss
13 3 (1.17%) Ansible
14 2 (0.78%) Plesk
14 2 (0.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 88 (34.38%) VMware
2 65 (25.39%) Microsoft
3 62 (24.22%) Oracle
4 47 (18.36%) HP
5 41 (16.02%) IBM
6 39 (15.23%) Citrix
7 38 (14.84%) EMC
8 35 (13.67%) Cisco
9 34 (13.28%) Sun
10 18 (7.03%) Juniper
11 16 (6.25%) NetApp
12 11 (4.30%) JBoss
13 10 (3.91%) Redknee
14 9 (3.52%) Dell
14 9 (3.52%) Veritas
15 8 (3.13%) Tripwire
15 8 (3.13%) Isilon
16 7 (2.73%) Blue Coat
17 5 (1.95%) McAfee
17 5 (1.95%) Zend
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