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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 148 161 114
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -47
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 113 89 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.13% 0.94% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 1.98% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 80
Average daily rate
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£381 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £295 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +5.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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
4621 4505 4160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.16% 47.63% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2261 2032
Average daily rate £377 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 261 333
Average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.25 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 24 April 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
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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Oxfordshire +2 25 £375 +15.38% 12
Hampshire -7 25 £340 -6.20% 10
Surrey +9 21 £425 +28.78% 5
Berkshire -8 20 £413 +12.24% 9
Kent -6 10 £513 +10.81% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £500 +40.35%
Middlesex +7 2 £366 -33.40%
West Sussex -20 2 £290 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 285 (95.32%) Linux
2 215 (71.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 103 (34.45%) UNIX
4 98 (32.78%) Oracle
5 93 (31.10%) Windows
6 91 (30.43%) Security Cleared
7 78 (26.09%) VMware
8 73 (24.41%) Microsoft
9 67 (22.41%) Puppet
10 62 (20.74%) SC Cleared
10 62 (20.74%) SAN
11 58 (19.40%) Solaris
12 47 (15.72%) IBM
12 47 (15.72%) DevOps
13 46 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 45 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 43 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
15 43 (14.38%) DNS
16 42 (14.05%) AIX
16 42 (14.05%) DV Cleared
17 39 (13.04%) Web Services
17 39 (13.04%) HP
18 38 (12.71%) Configuration Management
19 37 (12.37%) SQL
19 37 (12.37%) AWS CloudFormation
20 36 (12.04%) Perl
20 36 (12.04%) Active Directory
20 36 (12.04%) Sun
20 36 (12.04%) Migration
21 35 (11.71%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (10.37%) Apache
2 27 (9.03%) Confluence
3 26 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 19 (6.35%) OpenStack
5 17 (5.69%) WebLogic
6 15 (5.02%) JBoss
6 15 (5.02%) SharePoint
7 13 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 12 (4.01%) IIS
9 6 (2.01%) MS Exchange
10 5 (1.67%) IBM HTTP Server
10 5 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.34%) nginx
12 3 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.67%) MediaWiki
13 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.67%) SAS
14 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 24 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.01%) MS Office
3 5 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.00%) Maximo
2 1 (0.33%) Endur
2 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 43 (14.38%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (12.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 13 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (3.34%) OpenShift
5 9 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.01%) IaaS
6 5 (1.67%) Office 365
7 4 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 4 (1.34%) PaaS
8 3 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (20.74%) SAN
2 46 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 43 (14.38%) DNS
4 33 (11.04%) Firewall
5 32 (10.70%) Network Security
6 26 (8.70%) LDAP
7 16 (5.35%) Internet
8 15 (5.02%) DHCP
8 15 (5.02%) SSH
9 11 (3.68%) 3G
9 11 (3.68%) IPsec
9 11 (3.68%) LTE
9 11 (3.68%) 4G
10 10 (3.34%) NAS
10 10 (3.34%) SSL
11 9 (3.01%) FTP
11 9 (3.01%) VPN
11 9 (3.01%) BGP
12 8 (2.68%) MPLS
12 8 (2.68%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.37%) Oracle Database
1 31 (10.37%) MySQL
2 21 (7.02%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (6.02%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.34%) MongoDB
5 9 (3.01%) Big Data
5 9 (3.01%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.01%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.34%) DB2
9 4 (1.34%) Ingres
10 3 (1.00%) SQLPlus
11 2 (0.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (10.70%) JIRA
2 19 (6.35%) Subversion
3 13 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 12 (4.01%) Jenkins
4 12 (4.01%) Ant
5 7 (2.34%) StarTeam
6 6 (2.01%) Maven
7 5 (1.67%) Eclipse
7 5 (1.67%) JUnit
7 5 (1.67%) Gerrit
7 5 (1.67%) Gradle
8 4 (1.34%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.34%) GoogleTest
8 4 (1.34%) Cucumber
8 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
8 4 (1.34%) CppUnit
8 4 (1.34%) ClearCase
8 4 (1.34%) NUnit
9 3 (1.00%) ClearQuest
10 2 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 31 (10.37%) Finance
2 24 (8.03%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.68%) Banking
4 9 (3.01%) Publishing
5 5 (1.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.67%) Electronics
6 4 (1.34%) Retail
7 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.33%) Back Office
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (13.71%) Administrator
2 35 (11.71%) Linux Engineer
3 32 (10.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 30 (10.03%) Systems Administrator
4 30 (10.03%) Architect
5 29 (9.70%) Linux Administrator
6 25 (8.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.69%) UNIX Engineer
8 17 (5.69%) UNIX Administrator
9 15 (5.02%) Consultant
10 13 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (4.01%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.68%) UNIX Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.68%) Enterprise Architect
12 11 (3.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.34%) Developer
13 10 (3.34%) Analyst
14 9 (3.01%) Linux Support
15 8 (2.68%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (13.04%) Web Services
2 16 (5.35%) Middleware
3 12 (4.01%) WebSphere MQ
4 11 (3.68%) J2EE
5 9 (3.01%) SOAP
6 7 (2.34%) HTML
7 6 (2.01%) XML
7 6 (2.01%) JMS
8 4 (1.34%) wxWidgets
8 4 (1.34%) JSON
8 4 (1.34%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.34%) Java EE
8 4 (1.34%) EJB
8 4 (1.34%) Motif
9 3 (1.00%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.67%) CSS
10 2 (0.67%) Flash
10 2 (0.67%) LAMP
11 1 (0.33%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.37%) Enterprise Software
2 25 (8.36%) PKI
2 25 (8.36%) Open Source
3 24 (8.03%) Clustering
4 18 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.68%) Mobile App
6 10 (3.34%) HACMP
7 9 (3.01%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.01%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.68%) e-Health
8 8 (2.68%) Smart Meter
8 8 (2.68%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.01%) DataPower
10 5 (1.67%) CESG
10 5 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (1.34%) Wiki
11 4 (1.34%) Derivative
12 3 (1.00%) Replication
13 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 285 (95.32%) Linux
2 215 (71.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 103 (34.45%) UNIX
4 93 (31.10%) Windows
5 58 (19.40%) Solaris
6 42 (14.05%) AIX
7 29 (9.70%) CentOS
8 27 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 18 (6.02%) SUSE
11 17 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (4.68%) Ubuntu
13 12 (4.01%) Fedora
14 10 (3.34%) Oracle Linux
15 8 (2.68%) Windows 8
15 8 (2.68%) Windows 7
16 7 (2.34%) Windows XP
17 6 (2.01%) HPUX
18 5 (1.67%) Apple iOS
18 5 (1.67%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.72%) DevOps
2 38 (12.71%) Configuration Management
3 36 (12.04%) Migration
4 21 (7.02%) ITIL
5 19 (6.35%) Service Delivery
6 18 (6.02%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.69%) Performance Tuning
8 15 (5.02%) Project Management
8 15 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (4.01%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (3.68%) Change Management
11 10 (3.34%) OO
12 9 (3.01%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.01%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.68%) Integration Testing
13 8 (2.68%) Supplier Management
13 8 (2.68%) Validation
13 8 (2.68%) Scrum
14 7 (2.34%) Test Strategy
14 7 (2.34%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.37%) SQL
2 36 (12.04%) Perl
3 35 (11.71%) Shell Script
4 32 (10.70%) Python
5 27 (9.03%) Bash Shell
5 27 (9.03%) Java
6 18 (6.02%) PowerShell
7 16 (5.35%) Korn
8 15 (5.02%) Ruby
9 12 (4.01%) VBScript
10 11 (3.68%) C
11 10 (3.34%) C++
11 10 (3.34%) PHP
12 8 (2.68%) VB
13 6 (2.01%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.67%) C#
15 3 (1.00%) AWK
15 3 (1.00%) Bourne shell
15 3 (1.00%) sed
16 2 (0.67%) Jython
Qualifications
1 91 (30.43%) Security Cleared
2 62 (20.74%) SC Cleared
3 42 (14.05%) DV Cleared
4 11 (3.68%) Degree
5 10 (3.34%) MCSE
5 10 (3.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.01%) RHCSA
7 7 (2.34%) RHCE
7 7 (2.34%) MCP
7 7 (2.34%) RHCA
7 7 (2.34%) RHCT
8 6 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 6 (2.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (1.67%) MCSA
10 4 (1.34%) MCITP
10 4 (1.34%) SCSA
10 4 (1.34%) Sun Certification
10 4 (1.34%) CCNA
10 4 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.67%) SLA
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.33%) COBIT
3 1 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (15.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (12.04%) Active Directory
3 21 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 19 (6.35%) NFS
5 17 (5.69%) Samba
6 14 (4.68%) vSphere
7 12 (4.01%) Hyper-V
8 10 (3.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 8 (2.68%) Veritas File System
9 8 (2.68%) Postfix
9 8 (2.68%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 6 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 6 (2.01%) Firmware
12 5 (1.67%) UAG
13 3 (1.00%) XenServer
13 3 (1.00%) OCFS2
13 3 (1.00%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.00%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 67 (22.41%) Puppet
2 24 (8.03%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (7.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 20 (6.69%) Tivoli
5 15 (5.02%) Nagios
5 15 (5.02%) SCCM
6 14 (4.68%) Red Hat Satellite
6 14 (4.68%) NetBackup
7 7 (2.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (2.34%) Vagrant
8 6 (2.01%) FortiGate
8 6 (2.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 5 (1.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 4 (1.34%) Control-M
10 4 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.00%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.00%) YaST
11 3 (1.00%) Hyperic
11 3 (1.00%) Ansible
12 2 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 98 (32.78%) Oracle
2 78 (26.09%) VMware
3 73 (24.41%) Microsoft
4 47 (15.72%) IBM
5 39 (13.04%) HP
6 36 (12.04%) Sun
7 27 (9.03%) Veritas
8 22 (7.36%) NetApp
9 19 (6.35%) F5
10 18 (6.02%) Cisco
10 18 (6.02%) Citrix
11 14 (4.68%) EMC
12 13 (4.35%) Dell
13 12 (4.01%) Symantec
14 8 (2.68%) CA
14 8 (2.68%) CheckPoint
15 7 (2.34%) Apple
15 7 (2.34%) 3PAR
15 7 (2.34%) Fujitsu
16 6 (2.01%) Atlassian
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