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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 90 129 106
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 202 112 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.04% 1.31% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.16% 2.81% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 57 92
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £242 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £438 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -3.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £23.80 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.06% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.69 £14.40 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £23.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+68.42% -34.02%
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
4857 3986 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.99% 46.76% 49.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2544 2050 1923
Average daily rate £370 £363 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.93% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 221 346
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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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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
Hampshire +21 81 £363 -7.93% 11
Berkshire +5 52 £400 +14.28% 8
Oxfordshire -2 24 £475 +22.58% 2
Surrey -4 21 £420 +12.00% 4
West Sussex - 5 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire -12 4 - - 3
Kent -8 2 £350 - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 315 (92.92%) Linux
2 245 (72.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 140 (41.30%) Windows
4 111 (32.74%) UNIX
5 109 (32.15%) Security Cleared
6 101 (29.79%) VMware
7 85 (25.07%) Microsoft
8 81 (23.89%) Oracle
8 81 (23.89%) SC Cleared
9 64 (18.88%) DNS
10 62 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 59 (17.40%) Solaris
12 57 (16.81%) HP
13 55 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (15.93%) IBM
15 53 (15.63%) SQL
15 53 (15.63%) Puppet
16 52 (15.34%) Active Directory
17 49 (14.45%) SAN
18 48 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
18 48 (14.16%) Web Services
19 47 (13.86%) Java
20 45 (13.27%) Perl
20 45 (13.27%) Apache
21 44 (12.98%) MySQL
22 41 (12.09%) Sun
22 41 (12.09%) Shell Script
23 40 (11.80%) Firewall
23 40 (11.80%) Migration
23 40 (11.80%) AIX

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (13.27%) Apache
2 24 (7.08%) WebSphere
3 18 (5.31%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.01%) OpenStack
5 14 (4.13%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.83%) IIS
7 11 (3.24%) JBoss
8 10 (2.95%) Drupal
8 10 (2.95%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.95%) CMS
9 7 (2.06%) Confluence
10 5 (1.47%) WordPress
11 4 (1.18%) nginx
12 3 (0.88%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.88%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Process Server
13 2 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Maximo
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 33 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.95%) OpenShift
3 9 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.06%) SaaS
5 6 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.77%) IaaS
6 4 (1.18%) PaaS
6 4 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (18.88%) DNS
2 49 (14.45%) SAN
3 40 (11.80%) Firewall
4 34 (10.03%) TCP/IP
5 29 (8.55%) DHCP
6 19 (5.60%) LDAP
6 19 (5.60%) FTP
7 17 (5.01%) Internet
8 16 (4.72%) NAS
9 15 (4.42%) Network Security
10 14 (4.13%) SSL
11 12 (3.54%) HTTPS
11 12 (3.54%) MPLS
12 11 (3.24%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (2.95%) DMZ
13 10 (2.95%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (2.65%) BGP
14 9 (2.65%) HTTP
14 9 (2.65%) SSH
15 8 (2.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.98%) MySQL
2 32 (9.44%) Oracle Database
3 30 (8.85%) SQL Server
4 25 (7.37%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.54%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.95%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.06%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.06%) Ingres
10 6 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (1.77%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.18%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.18%) SQLPlus
11 4 (1.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.18%) Big Data
12 3 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
13 2 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
13 2 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 23 (6.78%) Subversion
2 12 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.95%) JIRA
4 8 (2.36%) RSpec
4 8 (2.36%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.36%) NUnit
4 8 (2.36%) GoogleTest
5 7 (2.06%) Ant
5 7 (2.06%) ClearCase
5 7 (2.06%) CruiseControl
5 7 (2.06%) StarTeam
5 7 (2.06%) CppUnit
6 6 (1.77%) Oracle APEX
6 6 (1.77%) ClearQuest
7 4 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (1.18%) Maven
8 3 (0.88%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.59%) JMeter
10 1 (0.29%) Redmine
General
1 31 (9.14%) Finance
2 22 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 19 (5.60%) Banking
4 10 (2.95%) Retail
5 9 (2.65%) Publishing
6 5 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.18%) Legal
8 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.59%) Military
9 1 (0.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (11.50%) Linux Engineer
2 32 (9.44%) Architect
2 32 (9.44%) Administrator
3 28 (8.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 24 (7.08%) Consultant
5 22 (6.49%) Developer
6 20 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (5.31%) Analyst
7 18 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (5.01%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.42%) Linux Administrator
9 15 (4.42%) UNIX Engineer
10 12 (3.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (3.54%) UNIX Administrator
10 12 (3.54%) Linux Support
11 10 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
11 10 (2.95%) Technical Support
12 9 (2.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 9 (2.65%) DBA
12 9 (2.65%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (14.16%) Web Services
2 23 (6.78%) SOAP
3 16 (4.72%) HTML
4 15 (4.42%) CSS
5 12 (3.54%) WebSphere MQ
6 11 (3.24%) jQuery
7 10 (2.95%) Ajax
8 9 (2.65%) LAMP
8 9 (2.65%) XML
9 7 (2.06%) Middleware
9 7 (2.06%) Motif
9 7 (2.06%) wxWidgets
9 7 (2.06%) Software Packaging
10 6 (1.77%) CodeIgniter
10 6 (1.77%) .NET
11 4 (1.18%) Symfony
11 4 (1.18%) Flash
12 3 (0.88%) JMS
12 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
13 2 (0.59%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.26%) Open Source
2 20 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.72%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.42%) CESG
5 14 (4.13%) Clustering
5 14 (4.13%) Enterprise Software
6 12 (3.54%) Smart Meter
7 11 (3.24%) PKI
8 10 (2.95%) DataPower
9 9 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
9 9 (2.65%) Thin Client
9 9 (2.65%) HACMP
9 9 (2.65%) Fat Client
10 8 (2.36%) Derivative
10 8 (2.36%) e-Health
10 8 (2.36%) EPoS
11 7 (2.06%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.77%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.47%) Cryptography
14 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 315 (92.92%) Linux
2 245 (72.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 140 (41.30%) Windows
4 111 (32.74%) UNIX
5 62 (18.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (17.40%) Solaris
7 48 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (11.80%) AIX
9 31 (9.14%) CentOS
10 29 (8.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (6.19%) Windows 7
12 15 (4.42%) SUSE
13 12 (3.54%) Debian
14 9 (2.65%) Oracle Linux
14 9 (2.65%) Windows XP
15 8 (2.36%) Android
15 8 (2.36%) Windows 8
16 7 (2.06%) HPUX
17 5 (1.47%) Windows Phone 8
17 5 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (11.80%) Migration
2 38 (11.21%) ITIL
2 38 (11.21%) DevOps
3 37 (10.91%) Configuration Management
4 19 (5.60%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (5.31%) Project Management
6 17 (5.01%) Software Engineering
7 15 (4.42%) OO
8 14 (4.13%) Integration Testing
8 14 (4.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.13%) Validation
8 14 (4.13%) Service Delivery
9 12 (3.54%) PRINCE2
9 12 (3.54%) Scrum
9 12 (3.54%) Change Management
10 10 (2.95%) Supplier Management
11 9 (2.65%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
11 9 (2.65%) Test Strategy
11 9 (2.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.63%) SQL
2 47 (13.86%) Java
3 45 (13.27%) Perl
4 41 (12.09%) Shell Script
5 34 (10.03%) C
6 31 (9.14%) Python
7 28 (8.26%) Korn
8 25 (7.37%) PHP
9 17 (5.01%) VB
9 17 (5.01%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.42%) JavaScript
11 13 (3.83%) PL/SQL
11 13 (3.83%) C++
11 13 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 12 (3.54%) Bourne shell
13 10 (2.95%) Ruby
14 9 (2.65%) sed
14 9 (2.65%) AWK
15 8 (2.36%) VBScript
16 6 (1.77%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 109 (32.15%) Security Cleared
2 81 (23.89%) SC Cleared
3 32 (9.44%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.78%) MCSE
4 23 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (4.42%) RHCE
5 15 (4.42%) CCNA
5 15 (4.42%) Degree
6 11 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (2.95%) MCITP
7 10 (2.95%) RHCSA
8 9 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 9 (2.65%) HNC
8 9 (2.65%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.06%) RHCA
10 6 (1.77%) CCA
10 6 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (1.47%) RHCT
12 4 (1.18%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.36%) SLA
2 7 (2.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 52 (15.34%) Active Directory
3 27 (7.96%) NFS
4 15 (4.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 15 (4.42%) vSphere
5 14 (4.13%) vCloud
6 9 (2.65%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.65%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.36%) Samba
7 8 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.06%) Veritas File System
9 6 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 6 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (1.47%) Firmware
10 5 (1.47%) Xen
10 5 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
10 5 (1.47%) XenApp
11 4 (1.18%) Postfix
11 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.18%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 53 (15.63%) Puppet
2 30 (8.85%) NetBackup
3 24 (7.08%) Nagios
4 19 (5.60%) Tivoli
5 14 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (3.54%) SCCM
6 12 (3.54%) Vagrant
6 12 (3.54%) Red Hat Satellite
7 10 (2.95%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.65%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (1.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (1.18%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.18%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.18%) Ansible
13 3 (0.88%) WSUS
13 3 (0.88%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.88%) YaST
Vendors
1 101 (29.79%) VMware
2 85 (25.07%) Microsoft
3 81 (23.89%) Oracle
4 57 (16.81%) HP
5 54 (15.93%) IBM
6 41 (12.09%) Sun
7 34 (10.03%) Cisco
8 33 (9.73%) EMC
8 33 (9.73%) Citrix
9 25 (7.37%) Veritas
10 21 (6.19%) F5
11 16 (4.72%) NetApp
11 16 (4.72%) Symantec
12 12 (3.54%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.24%) Isilon
13 11 (3.24%) Juniper
14 10 (2.95%) Altiris
14 10 (2.95%) Redknee
15 9 (2.65%) Dell
16 8 (2.36%) CA
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