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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / South East
Rank 73 101 89
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 192 170 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.64% 2.04% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 4.31% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 116 96
Median daily rate £425 £404 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +11.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £10.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+376.19% -73.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £10.50 £30.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £10.50 £48.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
3625 3940 4468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.92% 47.18% 48.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2074 2182 2341
Median daily rate £405 £388 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 216 212
Median hourly rate £18.50 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.51 £11.51 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +19 84 £425 +4.29% 6
Surrey +15 39 £419 +26.81% 12
Berkshire +14 35 £506 +22.72% 7
Buckinghamshire +5 12 £425 -34.61%
Kent +3 11 £500 +4.16% 2
Oxfordshire -8 6 £463 +10.11% 3
West Sussex +4 3 £363 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 310 (88.32%) Linux
2 237 (67.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 131 (37.32%) VMware
4 97 (27.64%) Security Cleared
5 95 (27.07%) Oracle
6 89 (25.36%) Puppet
7 87 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 85 (24.22%) Windows
9 83 (23.65%) Microsoft
10 74 (21.08%) SC Cleared
11 73 (20.80%) Unix
12 70 (19.94%) SAN
13 62 (17.66%) Apache
14 61 (17.38%) JBoss
14 61 (17.38%) CentOS
15 56 (15.95%) Solaris
16 54 (15.38%) Finance
17 53 (15.10%) Perl
18 51 (14.53%) Shell Script
19 50 (14.25%) Python
19 50 (14.25%) Bash Shell
20 46 (13.11%) Tomcat
20 46 (13.11%) Java
21 44 (12.54%) IBM
22 42 (11.97%) ITIL
23 41 (11.68%) WebSphere
24 40 (11.40%) Firewall
24 40 (11.40%) DevOps
25 37 (10.54%) High Availability
26 35 (9.97%) Jenkins

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 62 (17.66%) Apache
2 61 (17.38%) JBoss
3 46 (13.11%) Tomcat
4 41 (11.68%) WebSphere
5 28 (7.98%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (5.41%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (5.41%) Apache TomEE
7 14 (3.99%) WebLogic
8 11 (3.13%) IIS
9 6 (1.71%) Apache Spark
9 6 (1.71%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (1.71%) GemFire
10 4 (1.14%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.85%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 3 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.85%) SAS
12 2 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.57%) nginx
13 1 (0.28%) iPlanet
Applications
1 25 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.85%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (3.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.99%) SAP hybris
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.28%) assyst
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.28%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.56%) GitHub
1 16 (4.56%) IaaS
2 13 (3.70%) SaaS
3 8 (2.28%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.71%) Amazon S3
4 6 (1.71%) PaaS
5 2 (0.57%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.94%) SAN
2 40 (11.40%) Firewall
3 31 (8.83%) DNS
3 31 (8.83%) FTP
4 30 (8.55%) NAS
5 23 (6.55%) TCP/IP
6 17 (4.84%) LDAP
6 17 (4.84%) SMTP
6 17 (4.84%) SSL
7 15 (4.27%) HTTP
8 14 (3.99%) SSH
9 12 (3.42%) Internet
9 12 (3.42%) LAN
9 12 (3.42%) NetScaler
10 11 (3.13%) VPN
11 10 (2.85%) IP Telephony
12 8 (2.28%) iSCSI
13 7 (1.99%) DHCP
14 6 (1.71%) WAN
15 4 (1.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.84%) Hadoop
2 23 (6.55%) MySQL
3 17 (4.84%) Big Data
3 17 (4.84%) Oracle Database
4 15 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 13 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
7 12 (3.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 11 (3.13%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.56%) Oracle BI EE
10 8 (2.28%) DB2
11 7 (1.99%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (1.99%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.71%) Apache Hive
12 6 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.71%) HBase
12 6 (1.71%) OLTP
12 6 (1.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (9.97%) Jenkins
2 22 (6.27%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.98%) Subversion
4 17 (4.84%) Eclipse
5 16 (4.56%) Hudson
6 15 (4.27%) Gradle
7 12 (3.42%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (3.13%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.85%) JUnit
10 9 (2.56%) JIRA
11 8 (2.28%) Artifactory
12 7 (1.99%) Ant
13 6 (1.71%) Metasploit
14 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
14 4 (1.14%) Gerrit
14 4 (1.14%) Maven
15 3 (0.85%) NeoLoad
15 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (15.38%) Finance
2 28 (7.98%) Telecoms
3 21 (5.98%) Marketing
4 15 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.99%) Electronics
6 8 (2.28%) Legal
7 6 (1.71%) Military
7 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 2 (0.57%) Advertising
8 2 (0.57%) Banking
9 1 (0.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.65%) Administrator
2 54 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 47 (13.39%) Architect
3 47 (13.39%) Linux Administrator
4 45 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
5 37 (10.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 30 (8.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 29 (8.26%) Developer
8 19 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 17 (4.84%) Storage Administrator
9 17 (4.84%) Unix Administrator
10 16 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 15 (4.27%) DevOps Engineer
12 13 (3.70%) Technical Leader
13 12 (3.42%) Linux/Unix DevOps
13 12 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
13 12 (3.42%) Systems Engineer
13 12 (3.42%) VMware Specialist
14 11 (3.13%) Java Developer
14 11 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.12%) Middleware
2 28 (7.98%) CSS
2 28 (7.98%) HTML
3 21 (5.98%) IBM Integration Bus
3 21 (5.98%) WebSphere MQ
4 19 (5.41%) Spring
5 15 (4.27%) Oracle Fusion
5 15 (4.27%) Web Services
6 12 (3.42%) Ajax
6 12 (3.42%) jQuery
7 11 (3.13%) XML
8 9 (2.56%) Java EE
8 9 (2.56%) JSON
9 8 (2.28%) LAMP
9 8 (2.28%) Spring Boot
10 7 (1.99%) J2EE
10 7 (1.99%) Kafka
10 7 (1.99%) SOAP
11 6 (1.71%) REST
11 6 (1.71%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.41%) Data Centre
2 21 (5.98%) Clustering
3 20 (5.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (4.56%) EMC VNX
5 12 (3.42%) Smart Meter
6 11 (3.13%) EMC VMAX
6 11 (3.13%) Replication
6 11 (3.13%) VCE vBlock
7 8 (2.28%) Management Information System
8 7 (1.99%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) CLARiiON
11 3 (0.85%) Cryptography
11 3 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.57%) Biometrics
12 2 (0.57%) PKI
12 2 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 310 (88.32%) Linux
2 237 (67.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 85 (24.22%) Windows
4 73 (20.80%) Unix
5 61 (17.38%) CentOS
6 56 (15.95%) Solaris
7 27 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 26 (7.41%) AIX
9 24 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (5.70%) Ubuntu
11 13 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
12 10 (2.85%) Debian
13 9 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (1.42%) HPUX
15 4 (1.14%) Fedora
16 3 (0.85%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
18 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (11.97%) ITIL
2 40 (11.40%) DevOps
3 37 (10.54%) High Availability
4 32 (9.12%) Performance Tuning
5 30 (8.55%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.69%) Open Source
7 24 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (6.27%) Capacity Management
8 22 (6.27%) Service Delivery
9 19 (5.41%) Change Management
10 18 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (4.84%) Scrum
12 16 (4.56%) Analytics
12 16 (4.56%) Problem Management
13 15 (4.27%) UML
14 14 (3.99%) Digital Marketing
14 14 (3.99%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.70%) Migration
15 13 (3.70%) TDD
15 13 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.10%) Perl
2 51 (14.53%) Shell Script
3 50 (14.25%) Bash Shell
3 50 (14.25%) Python
4 46 (13.11%) Java
5 31 (8.83%) SQL
6 20 (5.70%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.56%) Ruby
8 13 (3.70%) Korn
9 12 (3.42%) PL/SQL
10 11 (3.13%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.56%) C
12 7 (1.99%) PHP
13 5 (1.42%) C#
13 5 (1.42%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.57%) C++
14 2 (0.57%) Cython
14 2 (0.57%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (27.64%) Security Cleared
2 74 (21.08%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (4.56%) DV Cleared
5 13 (3.70%) Degree
6 12 (3.42%) RHCSA
7 9 (2.56%) CCNA
7 9 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (2.28%) RHCE
9 7 (1.99%) CCNP
10 6 (1.71%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.71%) CEH
10 6 (1.71%) CISSP
10 6 (1.71%) RHCT
11 5 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.14%) MCSE
13 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.85%) GCIH
13 3 (0.85%) GIAC
14 2 (0.57%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 10 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.56%) PA-DSS
3 9 (2.56%) SLA
4 4 (1.14%) QA
5 3 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.57%) JSP 440
System Software
1 87 (24.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (8.26%) vSphere
3 27 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
4 26 (7.41%) Docker
5 23 (6.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 17 (4.84%) Veritas File System
7 15 (4.27%) Active Directory
7 15 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.70%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.70%) vCloud
9 10 (2.85%) NFS
10 9 (2.56%) Oracle Clusterware
10 9 (2.56%) VMware ESX
10 9 (2.56%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.56%) XenServer
11 7 (1.99%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (1.71%) HDFS
13 5 (1.42%) Samba
14 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 3 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 89 (25.36%) Puppet
2 27 (7.69%) Ansible
3 26 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 18 (5.13%) Nagios
5 16 (4.56%) Red Hat Satellite
6 13 (3.70%) NetBackup
7 11 (3.13%) SCCM
8 9 (2.56%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (2.28%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (2.28%) vRealize
10 7 (1.99%) EMC Navisphere
10 7 (1.99%) ZABBIX
11 6 (1.71%) Terraform
11 6 (1.71%) Tivoli
12 5 (1.42%) SCOM
13 3 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 3 (0.85%) vMotion
Vendors
1 131 (37.32%) VMware
2 95 (27.07%) Oracle
3 83 (23.65%) Microsoft
4 44 (12.54%) IBM
5 34 (9.69%) Veritas
6 24 (6.84%) Cisco
6 24 (6.84%) EMC
7 22 (6.27%) SAP
8 21 (5.98%) Sun
9 20 (5.70%) NetApp
10 19 (5.41%) HP
11 16 (4.56%) Citrix
12 14 (3.99%) Symantec
13 13 (3.70%) CheckPoint
14 12 (3.42%) Brocade
15 8 (2.28%) Splunk
16 7 (1.99%) hybris
16 7 (1.99%) TIBCO
16 7 (1.99%) Tripwire
17 6 (1.71%) Gemalto
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