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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 125 110 159
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +49
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 132 136 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 1.56% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 3.18% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 70 59
Average daily rate
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£400 £389 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £21.63 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.21% -5.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £23.75 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -5.94%
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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
4362 4279 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.75% 49.14% 50.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2240 2174 2140
Average daily rate £363 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £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 279 249 299
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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
Berkshire +11 44 £380 +46.15% 14
Hampshire -4 40 £400 - 9
Surrey -28 19 £425 +6.25% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 14 £350 -10.25%
Middlesex +6 6 £500 +48.14%
Kent -8 5 £550 +10.00% 4
West Sussex +9 3 £380 - 2
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Oxfordshire -8 1 - -
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 30 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.

1 232 (93.17%) Linux
2 173 (69.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (45.78%) Windows
4 89 (35.74%) VMware
5 75 (30.12%) UNIX
6 73 (29.32%) Apache
7 66 (26.51%) Microsoft
8 59 (23.69%) Oracle
9 57 (22.89%) DNS
10 56 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 55 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
12 54 (21.69%) Security Cleared
13 53 (21.29%) Java
14 52 (20.88%) Active Directory
15 50 (20.08%) Solaris
16 48 (19.28%) HP
17 47 (18.88%) Puppet
18 44 (17.67%) Perl
19 42 (16.87%) MySQL
20 41 (16.47%) Web Services
21 40 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (15.66%) Citrix
22 39 (15.66%) AIX
22 39 (15.66%) SC Cleared
23 38 (15.26%) PHP
23 38 (15.26%) EMC
23 38 (15.26%) IBM
24 37 (14.86%) CentOS
25 36 (14.46%) SAN
25 36 (14.46%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 73 (29.32%) Apache
2 33 (13.25%) IIS
3 24 (9.64%) Tomcat
4 19 (7.63%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.02%) WebSphere
6 11 (4.42%) MS Exchange
6 11 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (4.02%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.61%) CMS
8 9 (3.61%) Drupal
9 4 (1.61%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.61%) WordPress
9 4 (1.61%) nginx
10 2 (0.80%) Liferay
10 2 (0.80%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.80%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.80%) Confluence
11 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.40%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 25 (10.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.41%) Maximo
2 4 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.80%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.80%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.80%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.40%) assyst
4 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.40%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 30 (12.05%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.62%) IaaS
3 12 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.42%) Office 365
5 10 (4.02%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (3.21%) Amazon S3
7 6 (2.41%) SaaS
8 3 (1.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (22.89%) DNS
2 36 (14.46%) SAN
3 32 (12.85%) DHCP
4 24 (9.64%) LDAP
4 24 (9.64%) TCP/IP
5 23 (9.24%) Internet
6 21 (8.43%) Firewall
7 15 (6.02%) SSL
8 13 (5.22%) WAN
9 12 (4.82%) iSCSI
9 12 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (4.82%) LAN
10 10 (4.02%) FTP
10 10 (4.02%) Kerberos
10 10 (4.02%) HTTPS
10 10 (4.02%) NAS
11 7 (2.81%) DMZ
11 7 (2.81%) HTTP
12 6 (2.41%) VPN
13 5 (2.01%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.87%) MySQL
2 22 (8.84%) Oracle Database
3 21 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (4.82%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.42%) SQLPlus
7 10 (4.02%) Amazon RDS
8 9 (3.61%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.81%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (1.61%) Oracle9i Database
11 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.80%) SAP BW
13 1 (0.40%) Essbase
13 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.40%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.40%) Ingres
13 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (8.03%) Jenkins
2 16 (6.43%) Subversion
3 12 (4.82%) Git (software)
4 11 (4.42%) RSpec
5 9 (3.61%) Maven
6 4 (1.61%) JIRA
6 4 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.80%) JMeter
7 2 (0.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.40%) Redmine
8 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.40%) WebLOAD
General
1 19 (7.63%) Finance
2 14 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.82%) Banking
4 8 (3.21%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Legal
6 2 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) Military
7 1 (0.40%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (13.65%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (10.84%) Administrator
3 25 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 22 (8.84%) Support Engineer
5 20 (8.03%) Systems Administrator
6 17 (6.83%) Consultant
7 15 (6.02%) Developer
7 15 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) DevOps Engineer
8 14 (5.62%) Analyst
9 11 (4.42%) Architect
9 11 (4.42%) Linux Support
10 10 (4.02%) Linux Administrator
11 9 (3.61%) DBA
11 9 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
12 8 (3.21%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.21%) Linux Support Engineer
13 7 (2.81%) Build Engineer
13 7 (2.81%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.47%) Web Services
2 19 (7.63%) SOAP
3 18 (7.23%) LAMP
4 13 (5.22%) CSS
5 11 (4.42%) HTML
6 6 (2.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.01%) Ajax
7 5 (2.01%) CodeIgniter
7 5 (2.01%) jQuery
8 4 (1.61%) Software Packaging
8 4 (1.61%) XML
8 4 (1.61%) .NET
8 4 (1.61%) SAML
9 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.20%) Middleware
9 3 (1.20%) Symfony
9 3 (1.20%) Django
9 3 (1.20%) Java EE
9 3 (1.20%) Spring
10 2 (0.80%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.65%) Open Source
2 13 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.42%) PKI
4 10 (4.02%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.61%) HACMP
6 8 (3.21%) EPoS
6 8 (3.21%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.21%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.81%) CESG
8 5 (2.01%) Clustering
8 5 (2.01%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.01%) DataPower
9 4 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.80%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.80%) Derivative
10 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.80%) Replication
11 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 232 (93.17%) Linux
2 173 (69.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 114 (45.78%) Windows
4 75 (30.12%) UNIX
5 56 (22.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (20.08%) Solaris
7 40 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (15.66%) AIX
9 37 (14.86%) CentOS
10 21 (8.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (5.22%) Oracle Linux
12 12 (4.82%) Debian
12 12 (4.82%) Ubuntu
13 11 (4.42%) SUSE
14 10 (4.02%) Windows 7
15 9 (3.61%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.61%) Android
16 4 (1.61%) zOS
17 3 (1.20%) HPUX
18 1 (0.40%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (14.46%) ITIL
2 25 (10.04%) Configuration Management
2 25 (10.04%) DevOps
3 23 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (9.24%) Migration
4 17 (6.83%) Scrum
5 10 (4.02%) E-Commerce
5 10 (4.02%) Performance Monitoring
6 9 (3.61%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (3.61%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (3.61%) Software Engineering
7 8 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (2.81%) Load Balancing
9 6 (2.41%) PRINCE2
9 6 (2.41%) SOA
9 6 (2.41%) Information Security
10 5 (2.01%) Document Management
10 5 (2.01%) MVC
10 5 (2.01%) OO
10 5 (2.01%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 53 (21.29%) Java
2 44 (17.67%) Perl
3 38 (15.26%) PHP
4 35 (14.06%) SQL
5 33 (13.25%) Shell Script
6 30 (12.05%) Python
7 29 (11.65%) Korn
8 24 (9.64%) C
8 24 (9.64%) Bash Shell
9 19 (7.63%) Ruby
10 13 (5.22%) AWK
10 13 (5.22%) JavaScript
11 10 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 9 (3.61%) VB
12 9 (3.61%) Bourne shell
13 7 (2.81%) sed
14 5 (2.01%) PHP5
15 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.80%) C#
Qualifications
1 54 (21.69%) Security Cleared
2 39 (15.66%) SC Cleared
3 22 (8.84%) MCSE
3 22 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.62%) RHCE
5 13 (5.22%) CISSP
6 11 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.42%) JNCIA
6 11 (4.42%) CCNA
6 11 (4.42%) Degree
7 10 (4.02%) MCSA
7 10 (4.02%) MCP
8 9 (3.61%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.41%) MCITP
11 5 (2.01%) BC Cleared
11 5 (2.01%) HNC
11 5 (2.01%) CCA
11 5 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.62%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.81%) SLA
3 2 (0.80%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (20.88%) Active Directory
3 33 (13.25%) NFS
4 18 (7.23%) vSphere
5 16 (6.43%) vCloud
6 13 (5.22%) Snort
7 12 (4.82%) Xen
7 12 (4.82%) Postfix
8 10 (4.02%) Sendmail
8 10 (4.02%) UAG
9 9 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
9 9 (3.61%) Squid
10 8 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (2.81%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 6 (2.41%) VMware ESX
12 6 (2.41%) Oracle RMAN
12 6 (2.41%) OCFS2
13 5 (2.01%) XenApp
14 4 (1.61%) XenDesktop
14 4 (1.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 47 (18.88%) Puppet
2 20 (8.03%) Nagios
3 18 (7.23%) NetBackup
4 15 (6.02%) Vagrant
5 14 (5.62%) SCCM
5 14 (5.62%) Tivoli
6 10 (4.02%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 8 (3.21%) Cobbler
7 8 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 7 (2.81%) EMC NetWorker
9 6 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (2.41%) Data Guard
10 5 (2.01%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.01%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (1.20%) Zenoss
11 3 (1.20%) Ansible
11 3 (1.20%) Nessus
12 2 (0.80%) WSUS
12 2 (0.80%) Legato
12 2 (0.80%) Plesk
Vendors
1 89 (35.74%) VMware
2 66 (26.51%) Microsoft
3 59 (23.69%) Oracle
4 48 (19.28%) HP
5 39 (15.66%) Citrix
6 38 (15.26%) EMC
6 38 (15.26%) IBM
7 35 (14.06%) Cisco
8 31 (12.45%) Sun
9 18 (7.23%) Juniper
10 16 (6.43%) NetApp
11 11 (4.42%) JBoss
12 10 (4.02%) Redknee
13 9 (3.61%) Veritas
14 8 (3.21%) Dell
14 8 (3.21%) Tripwire
14 8 (3.21%) Isilon
15 7 (2.81%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.01%) Zend
16 5 (2.01%) Symantec
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