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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 118 106 126
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 131 140 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.42% 1.65% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.36% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 89 65
Average daily rate
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£375 £381 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.94% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £15.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £20.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -36.26%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4356 4166 4808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.31% 49.14% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2171 2072 2058
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £230
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 239 307 336
Average hourly rate £16.31 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -12 52 £388 +9.92% 4
Berkshire +12 28 £390 +20.00% 13
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £288 +34.18% 2
West Sussex +3 12 £220 -35.29% 1
Surrey -24 7 £488 +39.28% 11
Oxfordshire +6 5 £350 +16.66% 1
Kent -16 5 £475 +5.55% 1
Middlesex -8 2 £500 +42.85%
East Sussex - 2 £300 - 2
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 202 (91.40%) Linux
2 156 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 91 (41.18%) Windows
4 83 (37.56%) VMware
5 70 (31.67%) Oracle
6 68 (30.77%) UNIX
7 57 (25.79%) Apache
8 53 (23.98%) Microsoft
9 50 (22.62%) Solaris
10 49 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
11 43 (19.46%) Security Cleared
12 41 (18.55%) Puppet
13 40 (18.10%) MySQL
13 40 (18.10%) Shell Script
14 39 (17.65%) Active Directory
14 39 (17.65%) PHP
15 36 (16.29%) ITIL
15 36 (16.29%) AIX
15 36 (16.29%) DNS
15 36 (16.29%) IBM
16 35 (15.84%) HP
16 35 (15.84%) SAN
17 34 (15.38%) Java
17 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
18 33 (14.93%) SQL
18 33 (14.93%) Python
18 33 (14.93%) Sun
19 32 (14.48%) Oracle Database
20 30 (13.57%) Bash Shell
21 29 (13.12%) CentOS

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (25.79%) Apache
2 26 (11.76%) IIS
3 18 (8.14%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.24%) Tomcat
4 16 (7.24%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.98%) MS Exchange
5 11 (4.98%) WebLogic
5 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.98%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.81%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.36%) Confluence
8 2 (0.90%) nginx
8 2 (0.90%) Liferay
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Resin
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 22 (9.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Maximo
2 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.95%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.98%) Office 365
3 11 (4.98%) IaaS
4 7 (3.17%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.17%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (16.29%) DNS
2 35 (15.84%) SAN
3 25 (11.31%) LDAP
4 18 (8.14%) Firewall
5 17 (7.69%) DHCP
5 17 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.69%) Internet
6 12 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (5.43%) iSCSI
7 10 (4.52%) NAS
7 10 (4.52%) SSL
7 10 (4.52%) WAN
8 9 (4.07%) Kerberos
8 9 (4.07%) LAN
9 7 (3.17%) FTP
9 7 (3.17%) HTTPS
9 7 (3.17%) DMZ
10 5 (2.26%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.26%) HTTP
11 4 (1.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.10%) MySQL
2 32 (14.48%) Oracle Database
3 15 (6.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (5.43%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (5.43%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.98%) SQLPlus
6 10 (4.52%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (4.07%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (3.62%) Relational Database
9 7 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.45%) Essbase
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 17 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 16 (7.24%) Subversion
3 9 (4.07%) Maven
4 6 (2.71%) RSpec
5 3 (1.36%) JIRA
5 3 (1.36%) Ant
5 3 (1.36%) JUnit
5 3 (1.36%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.36%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) WebLOAD
7 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.45%) Hudson
7 1 (0.45%) Redmine
7 1 (0.45%) Gradle
General
1 16 (7.24%) Telecoms
1 16 (7.24%) Finance
2 8 (3.62%) Retail
3 5 (2.26%) Banking
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.45%) Military
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (16.29%) Administrator
2 29 (13.12%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (9.95%) Analyst
4 19 (8.60%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (6.79%) Security Engineer
6 15 (6.79%) Consultant
6 15 (6.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 15 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (6.33%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.88%) DBA
8 13 (5.88%) Architect
9 12 (5.43%) Developer
9 12 (5.43%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (4.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.07%) Linux Support
12 8 (3.62%) UNIX Administrator
12 8 (3.62%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.17%) Tester
13 7 (3.17%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.41%) Web Services
2 22 (9.95%) LAMP
3 10 (4.52%) SOAP
4 6 (2.71%) CSS
4 6 (2.71%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (1.81%) XML
5 4 (1.81%) HTML
5 4 (1.81%) SAML
6 3 (1.36%) .NET
6 3 (1.36%) Spring
6 3 (1.36%) Java EE
6 3 (1.36%) Django
7 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.90%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.90%) JSF
7 2 (0.90%) OLE
7 2 (0.90%) J2EE
7 2 (0.90%) JDBC
7 2 (0.90%) EJB
7 2 (0.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.12%) Open Source
2 11 (4.98%) PKI
3 8 (3.62%) EPoS
3 8 (3.62%) HACMP
4 7 (3.17%) Clustering
5 6 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.26%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.26%) Replication
7 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.81%) CESG
8 3 (1.36%) FMCG
9 2 (0.90%) iPhone
9 2 (0.90%) Derivative
9 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) Wiki
10 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.45%) DataPower
10 1 (0.45%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 202 (91.40%) Linux
2 156 (70.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 91 (41.18%) Windows
4 68 (30.77%) UNIX
5 50 (22.62%) Solaris
6 36 (16.29%) AIX
7 34 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (13.12%) CentOS
9 17 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 17 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (6.79%) Oracle Linux
12 13 (5.88%) Debian
13 8 (3.62%) Windows XP
14 7 (3.17%) SUSE
15 4 (1.81%) zOS
16 3 (1.36%) Android
16 3 (1.36%) OpenVMS
16 3 (1.36%) HPUX
17 1 (0.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.29%) ITIL
2 29 (13.12%) Configuration Management
3 25 (11.31%) Migration
4 20 (9.05%) DevOps
5 14 (6.33%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (4.98%) Scrum
7 9 (4.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.62%) PRINCE2
8 8 (3.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.17%) SOA
10 6 (2.71%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.71%) Information Security
10 6 (2.71%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.71%) Load Balancing
11 5 (2.26%) Server Monitoring
11 5 (2.26%) Document Management
11 5 (2.26%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.10%) Shell Script
2 39 (17.65%) PHP
3 34 (15.38%) Java
4 33 (14.93%) SQL
4 33 (14.93%) Python
5 30 (13.57%) Bash Shell
6 29 (13.12%) Perl
7 27 (12.22%) Ruby
7 27 (12.22%) Korn
8 13 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 13 (5.88%) C
8 13 (5.88%) AWK
9 7 (3.17%) sed
10 6 (2.71%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.45%) PHP5
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) Scala
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 43 (19.46%) Security Cleared
2 29 (13.12%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.88%) MCSE
3 13 (5.88%) CISSP
3 13 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.98%) RHCE
5 10 (4.52%) MCP
5 10 (4.52%) MCSA
5 10 (4.52%) DV Cleared
6 5 (2.26%) Degree
7 4 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (1.81%) JNCIA
7 4 (1.81%) CCNA
7 4 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.36%) MCITP
8 3 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.36%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.90%) RHCT
9 2 (0.90%) OCP
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (3.62%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 49 (22.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (17.65%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.60%) NFS
4 13 (5.88%) Snort
4 13 (5.88%) Xen
5 12 (5.43%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (5.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 12 (5.43%) vSphere
6 10 (4.52%) UAG
6 10 (4.52%) Squid
6 10 (4.52%) Sendmail
7 9 (4.07%) Postfix
8 7 (3.17%) vCloud
9 6 (2.71%) OCFS2
9 6 (2.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 6 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (2.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 5 (2.26%) VMware ESX
10 5 (2.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 4 (1.81%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 41 (18.55%) Puppet
2 21 (9.50%) Nagios
3 17 (7.69%) Tivoli
4 14 (6.33%) SCCM
5 11 (4.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.52%) NetBackup
6 10 (4.52%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 10 (4.52%) Cobbler
6 10 (4.52%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (3.62%) Vagrant
8 7 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 7 (3.17%) Cacti
9 6 (2.71%) Data Guard
10 5 (2.26%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.26%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.81%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.36%) Nessus
13 2 (0.90%) Foglight
Vendors
1 83 (37.56%) VMware
2 70 (31.67%) Oracle
3 53 (23.98%) Microsoft
4 36 (16.29%) IBM
5 35 (15.84%) HP
6 33 (14.93%) Sun
7 29 (13.12%) Cisco
8 23 (10.41%) Citrix
9 22 (9.95%) EMC
10 15 (6.79%) NetApp
11 14 (6.33%) Juniper
12 10 (4.52%) JBoss
13 8 (3.62%) Veritas
14 7 (3.17%) Blue Coat
14 7 (3.17%) Dell
15 5 (2.26%) Redknee
15 5 (2.26%) McAfee
16 4 (1.81%) Tripwire
17 3 (1.36%) Cognos
17 3 (1.36%) SAP
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