The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 159 136 152
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 93 104 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.96% 1.24% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 2.56% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 66 53
Average daily rate £363 £345 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £178 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
England

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 25 £363 +26.08% 6
Berkshire -1 22 £368 -33.18% 10
Surrey -9 15 £330 -2.22% 6
Kent +2 13 £463 -2.63%
Buckinghamshire -13 6 £356 -40.62%
West Sussex -5 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire -7 3 £325 -4.41% 2
Middlesex -4 1 £550 +100.00%
East Sussex - - - - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 167 (89.30%) Linux
2 121 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 82 (43.85%) UNIX
4 73 (39.04%) Oracle
5 70 (37.43%) VMware
6 64 (34.22%) Windows
7 55 (29.41%) Solaris
8 50 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (25.13%) SAN
10 42 (22.46%) Shell Script
10 42 (22.46%) HP
11 37 (19.79%) IBM
11 37 (19.79%) Perl
12 35 (18.72%) SQL
12 35 (18.72%) Apache
13 34 (18.18%) ITIL
14 33 (17.65%) MySQL
14 33 (17.65%) AIX
15 31 (16.58%) Korn
15 31 (16.58%) Oracle Database
16 29 (15.51%) Sun
17 28 (14.97%) Finance
17 28 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 26 (13.90%) PHP
19 25 (13.37%) Cisco
19 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
19 25 (13.37%) Puppet
20 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
21 23 (12.30%) Tomcat
22 21 (11.23%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 35 (18.72%) Apache
2 23 (12.30%) Tomcat
3 17 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 10 (5.35%) IIS
5 8 (4.28%) WebLogic
6 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.07%) GlassFish
8 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.53%) Confluence
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.53%) nginx
9 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Maximo
2 8 (4.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.07%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.53%) Metrica
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.07%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 47 (25.13%) SAN
2 20 (10.70%) DNS
3 19 (10.16%) TCP/IP
4 16 (8.56%) Firewall
5 12 (6.42%) Network Security
6 11 (5.88%) LDAP
6 11 (5.88%) LAN
7 9 (4.81%) WAN
8 8 (4.28%) Kerberos
9 7 (3.74%) VLAN
9 7 (3.74%) iSCSI
10 6 (3.21%) ATM
10 6 (3.21%) HTTP
10 6 (3.21%) SMTP
10 6 (3.21%) DHCP
11 5 (2.67%) SNMP
11 5 (2.67%) SSL
12 4 (2.14%) SSH
13 3 (1.60%) NAS
14 2 (1.07%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.65%) MySQL
2 31 (16.58%) Oracle Database
3 21 (11.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (5.88%) SQL Server
6 10 (5.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (2.67%) DB2
8 5 (2.67%) SQLPlus
9 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
11 1 (0.53%) HBase
11 1 (0.53%) MarkLogic
11 1 (0.53%) Big Data
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (9.09%) Subversion
2 15 (8.02%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.81%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.67%) Maven
4 5 (2.67%) JUnit
5 3 (1.60%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.60%) Ant
5 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.07%) JIRA
6 2 (1.07%) Selenium
6 2 (1.07%) Hudson
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.53%) Apache Continuum
7 1 (0.53%) Gradle
7 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.53%) RSpec
7 1 (0.53%) Mockito
General
1 28 (14.97%) Finance
2 25 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (6.42%) Banking
4 6 (3.21%) Back Office
4 6 (3.21%) Marketing
5 4 (2.14%) Retail
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.51%) Administrator
2 28 (14.97%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (11.23%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (10.70%) Architect
4 20 (10.70%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.70%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (10.16%) Analyst
6 18 (9.63%) DBA
7 14 (7.49%) Oracle DBA
8 13 (6.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.42%) Linux Support
10 11 (5.88%) Build Engineer
11 10 (5.35%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.35%) Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Consultant
11 10 (5.35%) Linux Support Engineer
12 8 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.21%) OSS Engineer
13 6 (3.21%) OSS Support Engineer
14 5 (2.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) LAMP
2 12 (6.42%) Web Services
3 10 (5.35%) Middleware
3 10 (5.35%) .NET
4 6 (3.21%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) HTML
5 5 (2.67%) SOAP
6 4 (2.14%) Spring
7 3 (1.60%) Django
7 3 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.60%) XML
7 3 (1.60%) JSP
8 2 (1.07%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.07%) VXML
8 2 (1.07%) J2EE
8 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.07%) EJB
8 2 (1.07%) JDBC
8 2 (1.07%) SAML
8 2 (1.07%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.35%) Replication
1 10 (5.35%) Clustering
2 7 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.74%) Open Source
2 7 (3.74%) HACMP
3 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (1.60%) FMCG
3 3 (1.60%) Fat Client
3 3 (1.60%) Thin Client
3 3 (1.60%) IVR
4 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.07%) LPAR
4 2 (1.07%) Wiki
4 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Derivative
5 1 (0.53%) iPhone
5 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) DTV
5 1 (0.53%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 167 (89.30%) Linux
2 121 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 82 (43.85%) UNIX
4 64 (34.22%) Windows
5 55 (29.41%) Solaris
6 33 (17.65%) AIX
7 28 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (11.23%) CentOS
9 16 (8.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (7.49%) Ubuntu
10 14 (7.49%) Debian
11 13 (6.95%) SUSE
12 12 (6.42%) Oracle Linux
13 10 (5.35%) HPUX
14 9 (4.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (4.81%) Windows 7
15 5 (2.67%) SELinux
15 5 (2.67%) Windows XP
16 4 (2.14%) Windows 2000
17 3 (1.60%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.18%) ITIL
2 21 (11.23%) Project Management
3 20 (10.70%) Configuration Management
4 19 (10.16%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (8.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (7.49%) Service Management
6 14 (7.49%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (7.49%) PRINCE2
7 11 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 11 (5.88%) Migration
8 9 (4.81%) Change Management
9 8 (4.28%) ITSM
9 8 (4.28%) Time Management
9 8 (4.28%) Change Control
10 7 (3.74%) Web Application Development
10 7 (3.74%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.74%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (3.74%) CRM
10 7 (3.74%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.74%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 42 (22.46%) Shell Script
2 37 (19.79%) Perl
3 35 (18.72%) SQL
4 31 (16.58%) Korn
5 26 (13.90%) PHP
6 21 (11.23%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.63%) Python
7 18 (9.63%) Java
8 12 (6.42%) Ruby
9 8 (4.28%) VB
9 8 (4.28%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.21%) C
11 5 (2.67%) PL/SQL
12 4 (2.14%) AWK
13 3 (1.60%) Bourne shell
13 3 (1.60%) C-shell
14 2 (1.07%) VBScript
14 2 (1.07%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.53%) PHP5
15 1 (0.53%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (10.70%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.56%) RHCE
3 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
4 9 (4.81%) ISEB
5 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.28%) DV Cleared
6 7 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.67%) MCSE
8 4 (2.14%) HNC
8 4 (2.14%) HND
8 4 (2.14%) CCNA
9 3 (1.60%) RHCT
9 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.60%) CCA
9 3 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.60%) MCSA
10 2 (1.07%) Degree
10 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.95%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) JSP 440
System Software
1 50 (26.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (12.83%) Active Directory
3 18 (9.63%) NFS
4 15 (8.02%) Oracle RAC
5 13 (6.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 10 (5.35%) vSphere
7 9 (4.81%) VMware ESX
7 9 (4.81%) Oracle RMAN
8 8 (4.28%) Xen
9 6 (3.21%) Squid
9 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.67%) Sendmail
10 5 (2.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (2.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 5 (2.67%) VMware Server
10 5 (2.67%) Samba
11 4 (2.14%) Postfix
11 4 (2.14%) KVM
12 3 (1.60%) OCFS2
12 3 (1.60%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 25 (13.37%) Puppet
2 16 (8.56%) Nagios
3 15 (8.02%) Tivoli
4 13 (6.95%) NetBackup
5 12 (6.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (4.81%) Data Guard
8 7 (3.74%) Legato
8 7 (3.74%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (3.74%) Foglight
9 6 (3.21%) NSN NetAct
9 6 (3.21%) Cacti
9 6 (3.21%) Cobbler
10 5 (2.67%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 4 (2.14%) SCCM
11 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (1.60%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (39.04%) Oracle
2 70 (37.43%) VMware
3 42 (22.46%) HP
4 37 (19.79%) IBM
5 29 (15.51%) Sun
6 25 (13.37%) Cisco
7 21 (11.23%) Microsoft
8 14 (7.49%) NetApp
9 12 (6.42%) Veritas
9 12 (6.42%) EMC
10 10 (5.35%) Novell
11 9 (4.81%) Citrix
12 8 (4.28%) Remedy
13 6 (3.21%) Juniper
13 6 (3.21%) Greenplum
13 6 (3.21%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
13 6 (3.21%) Velocent
13 6 (3.21%) Cerion
14 5 (2.67%) 3PAR
15 4 (2.14%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £300 to £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £330 - £450 per day
Posted: 24 days ago