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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / South East
Rank 96 98 118
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 172 194 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 2.23% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 4.59% 4.56% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 138 79
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £538 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Median hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.90% -76.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
3744 4255 4610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.36% 48.84% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2165 2472 2415
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 217 205
Median hourly rate £16.50 £43.00 £17.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.62% +140.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.58 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.85 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 25 February 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
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 25 February 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 +29 94 £435 +8.75% 14
Surrey -16 28 £400 +14.35% 8
Berkshire -3 26 £525 +23.52% 9
Buckinghamshire -5 9 £400 -30.43%
Oxfordshire -18 7 £456 +8.63% 4
Kent +2 3 £500 +4.16%
West Sussex -12 1 £400 +9.21% 1
East Sussex - 1 £438 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 336 (87.73%) Linux
2 242 (63.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 136 (35.51%) VMware
4 122 (31.85%) Security Cleared
5 113 (29.50%) Oracle
6 101 (26.37%) Unix
6 101 (26.37%) Puppet
7 97 (25.33%) SC Cleared
8 93 (24.28%) Windows
9 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
10 82 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (20.89%) JBoss
12 78 (20.37%) SAN
13 65 (16.97%) Apache
14 63 (16.45%) CentOS
15 62 (16.19%) Shell Script
16 60 (15.67%) Finance
17 59 (15.40%) Solaris
18 54 (14.10%) Python
18 54 (14.10%) Bash Shell
19 53 (13.84%) Perl
20 52 (13.58%) Tomcat
21 51 (13.32%) DevOps
22 50 (13.05%) IBM
23 48 (12.53%) Java
24 47 (12.27%) WebSphere
25 45 (11.75%) ITIL
26 44 (11.49%) Veritas
26 44 (11.49%) Firewall
27 42 (10.97%) SQL

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 80 (20.89%) JBoss
2 65 (16.97%) Apache
3 52 (13.58%) Tomcat
4 47 (12.27%) WebSphere
5 32 (8.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 22 (5.74%) Apache Geronimo
6 22 (5.74%) Apache TomEE
7 20 (5.22%) WebLogic
8 11 (2.87%) IIS
9 4 (1.04%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.04%) SAS
10 3 (0.78%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.78%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (0.78%) GemFire
10 3 (0.78%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.52%) Jetty
11 2 (0.52%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (4.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (1.83%) SAP Hybris
3 6 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.26%) assyst
6 1 (0.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.26%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.18%) IaaS
2 14 (3.66%) GitHub
3 13 (3.39%) SaaS
4 7 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.57%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.78%) PaaS
7 2 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.52%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.52%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 78 (20.37%) SAN
2 44 (11.49%) Firewall
3 37 (9.66%) NAS
4 34 (8.88%) DNS
5 27 (7.05%) FTP
6 19 (4.96%) SMTP
6 19 (4.96%) TCP/IP
7 15 (3.92%) Internet
7 15 (3.92%) LDAP
7 15 (3.92%) SSH
8 13 (3.39%) SSL
9 11 (2.87%) HTTP
9 11 (2.87%) LAN
9 11 (2.87%) NetScaler
10 10 (2.61%) VPN
11 9 (2.35%) DHCP
11 9 (2.35%) IP Telephony
11 9 (2.35%) iSCSI
12 5 (1.31%) Kerberos
12 5 (1.31%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.31%) Oracle Database
2 24 (6.27%) Hadoop
3 23 (6.01%) MySQL
4 22 (5.74%) Oracle Database 11g
5 21 (5.48%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (5.48%) SQL Server
6 19 (4.96%) Oracle Database 10g
7 14 (3.66%) Big Data
7 14 (3.66%) Oracle Database 12c
8 12 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 11 (2.87%) NoSQL
10 9 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.09%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.09%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (2.09%) Relational Database
12 7 (1.83%) DB2
12 7 (1.83%) IBM BigInsights
12 7 (1.83%) Neo4j
12 7 (1.83%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (9.66%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.48%) Git (software)
4 19 (4.96%) Hudson
5 17 (4.44%) Eclipse
5 17 (4.44%) Subversion
6 15 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
7 13 (3.39%) Gradle
8 11 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 8 (2.09%) Ant
10 7 (1.83%) JIRA
10 7 (1.83%) JUnit
11 6 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (1.57%) Metasploit
11 6 (1.57%) Visual Studio
12 5 (1.31%) Maven
13 4 (1.04%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.04%) NeoLoad
14 3 (0.78%) Gerrit
15 2 (0.52%) Cobertura
General
1 60 (15.67%) Finance
2 32 (8.36%) Telecoms
3 23 (6.01%) Marketing
4 17 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.18%) Electronics
6 14 (3.66%) Legal
7 6 (1.57%) Military
8 5 (1.31%) Retail
9 3 (0.78%) Banking
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Local Government
11 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 83 (21.67%) Administrator
2 59 (15.40%) Systems Administrator
3 50 (13.05%) Linux Engineer
4 49 (12.79%) Linux Administrator
5 39 (10.18%) Architect
6 37 (9.66%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 31 (8.09%) Developer
8 25 (6.53%) Unix Administrator
9 24 (6.27%) Storage Administrator
10 22 (5.74%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 18 (4.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 16 (4.18%) Storage Systems Administrator
13 15 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
14 14 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
15 13 (3.39%) DBA
15 13 (3.39%) Linux Specialist
15 13 (3.39%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.88%) Middleware
2 27 (7.05%) CSS
2 27 (7.05%) HTML
3 24 (6.27%) IBM Integration Bus
3 24 (6.27%) WebSphere MQ
4 18 (4.70%) Web Services
5 16 (4.18%) Oracle Fusion
6 14 (3.66%) XML
7 13 (3.39%) jQuery
8 12 (3.13%) Ajax
9 11 (2.87%) Java EE
10 10 (2.61%) SOAP
10 10 (2.61%) Spring
11 9 (2.35%) REST
12 8 (2.09%) .NET
12 8 (2.09%) Apache Camel
12 8 (2.09%) LAMP
13 7 (1.83%) JMS
14 6 (1.57%) EJB
14 6 (1.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.62%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.57%) Clustering
3 27 (7.05%) Enterprise Storage
4 17 (4.44%) Smart Meter
5 16 (4.18%) EMC VNX
6 12 (3.13%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.87%) EMC VMAX
7 11 (2.87%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.87%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 9 (2.35%) Replication
9 8 (2.09%) Driving Licence
9 8 (2.09%) PKI
10 5 (1.31%) HACMP
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.52%) CLARiiON
13 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.52%) User Experience
13 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 336 (87.73%) Linux
2 242 (63.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 101 (26.37%) Unix
4 93 (24.28%) Windows
5 63 (16.45%) CentOS
6 59 (15.40%) Solaris
7 30 (7.83%) AIX
7 30 (7.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (7.05%) Windows Server
9 19 (4.96%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.66%) Oracle Linux
11 13 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (2.35%) Debian
13 7 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (1.31%) HPUX
15 4 (1.04%) SUSE
16 3 (0.78%) Data ONTAP
17 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.26%) Mac OS
18 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (13.32%) DevOps
2 45 (11.75%) ITIL
3 40 (10.44%) High Availability
4 37 (9.66%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
6 31 (8.09%) Open Source
7 27 (7.05%) Service Delivery
8 26 (6.79%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (5.74%) Capacity Management
10 20 (5.22%) Change Control
10 20 (5.22%) Change Management
11 19 (4.96%) Analytics
11 19 (4.96%) Problem Management
12 18 (4.70%) UML
13 17 (4.44%) Scrum
14 16 (4.18%) Configuration Management
14 16 (4.18%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (4.18%) Programme Management
14 16 (4.18%) Project Management
15 15 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.19%) Shell Script
2 54 (14.10%) Bash Shell
2 54 (14.10%) Python
3 53 (13.84%) Perl
4 48 (12.53%) Java
5 42 (10.97%) SQL
6 24 (6.27%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.44%) PL/SQL
8 16 (4.18%) Korn
8 16 (4.18%) Ruby
9 11 (2.87%) PowerShell
10 10 (2.61%) C
11 9 (2.35%) PHP
12 8 (2.09%) C#
13 6 (1.57%) VB.NET
14 2 (0.52%) C++
14 2 (0.52%) Cython
15 1 (0.26%) Scala
15 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (31.85%) Security Cleared
2 97 (25.33%) SC Cleared
3 17 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (4.18%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.18%) RHCE
5 15 (3.92%) Degree
5 15 (3.92%) RHCSA
6 13 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (2.87%) CISSP
8 10 (2.61%) CCNA
9 8 (2.09%) CCNP
10 6 (1.57%) AWS Certification
10 6 (1.57%) CEH
10 6 (1.57%) RHCT
11 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (1.04%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (1.04%) MCSE
12 4 (1.04%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.78%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.48%) PCI DSS
2 11 (2.87%) PA-DSS
3 10 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.31%) QA
5 4 (1.04%) SLA
6 3 (0.78%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.78%) JSP 440
7 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 82 (21.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (10.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 32 (8.36%) vSphere
4 27 (7.05%) Docker
4 27 (7.05%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (6.27%) Veritas File System
6 16 (4.18%) vCloud
7 14 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (3.39%) Hyper-V
8 13 (3.39%) NFS
9 12 (3.13%) Active Directory
10 10 (2.61%) VMware ESX
11 9 (2.35%) Oracle Clusterware
11 9 (2.35%) XenDesktop
11 9 (2.35%) XenServer
12 8 (2.09%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (1.31%) Samba
14 3 (0.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.78%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (26.37%) Puppet
2 37 (9.66%) Opscode Chef
3 32 (8.36%) Ansible
4 26 (6.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 24 (6.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 21 (5.48%) Nagios
6 21 (5.48%) NetBackup
7 11 (2.87%) SCCM
8 10 (2.61%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 9 (2.35%) vRealize
9 9 (2.35%) ZABBIX
10 8 (2.09%) Cobbler
10 8 (2.09%) EMC Navisphere
10 8 (2.09%) Terraform
11 7 (1.83%) Data Guard
11 7 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
12 6 (1.57%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 6 (1.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 6 (1.57%) Oracle RMAN
13 5 (1.31%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 136 (35.51%) VMware
2 113 (29.50%) Oracle
3 87 (22.72%) Microsoft
4 50 (13.05%) IBM
5 44 (11.49%) Veritas
6 30 (7.83%) Sun
7 27 (7.05%) Cisco
8 26 (6.79%) EMC
9 25 (6.53%) HP
9 25 (6.53%) NetApp
10 24 (6.27%) SAP
11 23 (6.01%) Symantec
12 16 (4.18%) Citrix
13 15 (3.92%) Splunk
14 13 (3.39%) Brocade
15 12 (3.13%) CheckPoint
16 9 (2.35%) Tripwire
17 8 (2.09%) F5
17 8 (2.09%) Gemalto
17 8 (2.09%) Kaspersky
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