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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 113 101 121
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 133 144 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.45% 1.71% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 3.46% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 92 67
Average daily rate
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£370 £388 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Average hourly rate £46.25 £19.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.17% -56.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £15.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £20.00 £67.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4389 4157 4801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.79% 49.31% 48.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2173 2059 2076
Average daily rate £350 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £208 £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 247 320 339
Average hourly rate £16.49 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.43% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +1.50%
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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 24 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
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 24 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 -16 52 £388 +6.16% 7
Berkshire +14 33 £394 +21.15% 11
Buckinghamshire +3 18 £288 +34.18%
West Sussex +3 12 £220 -36.23%
Oxfordshire 0 5 £350 +16.66% 2
Surrey -28 5 £425 +21.42% 10
Kent -16 4 £413 -8.33% 1
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 24 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.

1 201 (90.54%) Linux
2 155 (69.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 90 (40.54%) Windows
4 83 (37.39%) VMware
5 71 (31.98%) UNIX
6 70 (31.53%) Oracle
7 61 (27.48%) Apache
8 54 (24.32%) Solaris
8 54 (24.32%) Microsoft
9 49 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (19.37%) Shell Script
11 42 (18.92%) Active Directory
11 42 (18.92%) Security Cleared
12 41 (18.47%) MySQL
13 40 (18.02%) Puppet
14 39 (17.57%) SAN
15 38 (17.12%) DNS
15 38 (17.12%) PHP
16 37 (16.67%) IBM
16 37 (16.67%) Sun
17 35 (15.77%) HP
17 35 (15.77%) AIX
17 35 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
18 34 (15.32%) ITIL
19 32 (14.41%) SQL
19 32 (14.41%) Java
20 31 (13.96%) Oracle Database
21 30 (13.51%) Python
22 29 (13.06%) Perl
22 29 (13.06%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 61 (27.48%) Apache
2 28 (12.61%) IIS
3 20 (9.01%) Tomcat
4 19 (8.56%) WebSphere
5 17 (7.66%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.86%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.95%) MS Exchange
7 11 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.80%) GlassFish
9 3 (1.35%) Confluence
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (0.90%) Liferay
10 2 (0.90%) nginx
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
11 1 (0.45%) Resin
Applications
1 22 (9.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) SPSS
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (5.41%) Maximo
2 2 (0.90%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.90%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.90%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.95%) Office 365
3 11 (4.95%) IaaS
4 7 (3.15%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (3.15%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (17.57%) SAN
2 38 (17.12%) DNS
3 24 (10.81%) LDAP
4 18 (8.11%) DHCP
5 17 (7.66%) TCP/IP
5 17 (7.66%) Firewall
6 16 (7.21%) Internet
7 12 (5.41%) iSCSI
7 12 (5.41%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (4.50%) NAS
8 10 (4.50%) WAN
8 10 (4.50%) Kerberos
9 9 (4.05%) SSL
9 9 (4.05%) LAN
10 8 (3.60%) FTP
11 7 (3.15%) HTTPS
12 6 (2.70%) DMZ
13 5 (2.25%) HTTP
13 5 (2.25%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.80%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.47%) MySQL
2 31 (13.96%) Oracle Database
3 14 (6.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.95%) SQLPlus
6 10 (4.50%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (4.05%) Oracle Database 12c
8 7 (3.15%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.90%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.45%) Ingres
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle9i Database
12 1 (0.45%) DB2
12 1 (0.45%) Essbase
12 1 (0.45%) Big Data
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Jenkins
1 17 (7.66%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.21%) Subversion
3 9 (4.05%) Maven
4 6 (2.70%) RSpec
5 3 (1.35%) Ant
5 3 (1.35%) JUnit
5 3 (1.35%) Sinon.JS
5 3 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.35%) JIRA
5 3 (1.35%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.90%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.45%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.45%) Redmine
7 1 (0.45%) Hudson
7 1 (0.45%) Gradle
7 1 (0.45%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.45%) Selenium
7 1 (0.45%) WebLOAD
General
1 19 (8.56%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.66%) Finance
3 8 (3.60%) Retail
4 5 (2.25%) Banking
5 4 (1.80%) Marketing
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 36 (16.22%) Administrator
2 29 (13.06%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (11.26%) Analyst
4 19 (8.56%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (7.21%) Consultant
7 15 (6.76%) Security Engineer
7 15 (6.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 15 (6.76%) Linux Engineer
8 13 (5.86%) Architect
8 13 (5.86%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.41%) DBA
10 11 (4.95%) Oracle DBA
10 11 (4.95%) Developer
10 11 (4.95%) DevOps Engineer
11 9 (4.05%) UNIX Administrator
11 9 (4.05%) Linux Support
12 8 (3.60%) Support Analyst
13 7 (3.15%) Tester
13 7 (3.15%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (10.36%) Web Services
2 22 (9.91%) LAMP
3 10 (4.50%) SOAP
4 5 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (2.25%) CSS
5 4 (1.80%) XML
5 4 (1.80%) SAML
6 3 (1.35%) Middleware
6 3 (1.35%) HTML
6 3 (1.35%) Java EE
6 3 (1.35%) Spring
6 3 (1.35%) Django
7 2 (0.90%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (0.90%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.90%) JSF
7 2 (0.90%) PostGIS
7 2 (0.90%) OLE
7 2 (0.90%) VXML
7 2 (0.90%) .NET
7 2 (0.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.61%) Open Source
2 11 (4.95%) PKI
3 8 (3.60%) HACMP
3 8 (3.60%) EPoS
4 6 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.25%) Clustering
5 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.80%) CESG
6 4 (1.80%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.80%) Replication
7 3 (1.35%) IVR
7 3 (1.35%) FMCG
8 2 (0.90%) iPhone
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.45%) DTV
9 1 (0.45%) VLE
9 1 (0.45%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 201 (90.54%) Linux
2 155 (69.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 90 (40.54%) Windows
4 71 (31.98%) UNIX
5 54 (24.32%) Solaris
6 35 (15.77%) AIX
6 35 (15.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (13.06%) CentOS
8 18 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (7.21%) Ubuntu
10 15 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (6.76%) Oracle Linux
11 14 (6.31%) Debian
12 7 (3.15%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.70%) SUSE
14 4 (1.80%) HPUX
14 4 (1.80%) zOS
15 3 (1.35%) OpenVMS
15 3 (1.35%) Android
16 1 (0.45%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (15.32%) ITIL
2 29 (13.06%) Configuration Management
3 26 (11.71%) Migration
4 19 (8.56%) DevOps
5 13 (5.86%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (4.95%) Scrum
7 9 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 9 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (3.15%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
9 7 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (2.70%) Load Balancing
10 6 (2.70%) Server Monitoring
10 6 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.70%) Service Management
10 6 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 6 (2.70%) SOA
11 5 (2.25%) Identity Management
11 5 (2.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (19.37%) Shell Script
2 38 (17.12%) PHP
3 32 (14.41%) SQL
3 32 (14.41%) Java
4 30 (13.51%) Python
5 29 (13.06%) Perl
5 29 (13.06%) Bash Shell
5 29 (13.06%) Korn
6 26 (11.71%) Ruby
7 13 (5.86%) C
7 13 (5.86%) AWK
8 12 (5.41%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.15%) sed
10 5 (2.25%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.90%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.45%) VB
12 1 (0.45%) C-shell
12 1 (0.45%) PHP5
12 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 28 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (6.31%) MCSE
4 13 (5.86%) CISSP
5 12 (5.41%) RHCE
6 10 (4.50%) DV Cleared
6 10 (4.50%) MCSA
6 10 (4.50%) MCP
7 5 (2.25%) Degree
8 4 (1.80%) JNCIA
8 4 (1.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.80%) CCNA
8 4 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.35%) MCITP
9 3 (1.35%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.90%) RHCT
10 2 (0.90%) OCP
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.31%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.15%) SLA
3 2 (0.90%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 49 (22.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 19 (8.56%) NFS
4 14 (6.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 13 (5.86%) Xen
5 13 (5.86%) Snort
6 12 (5.41%) vSphere
7 11 (4.95%) Oracle RAC
7 11 (4.95%) Squid
8 10 (4.50%) UAG
8 10 (4.50%) Sendmail
9 9 (4.05%) Postfix
10 7 (3.15%) vCloud
11 6 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (2.70%) OCFS2
12 5 (2.25%) Oracle RMAN
12 5 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 4 (1.80%) Shibboleth
13 4 (1.80%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 40 (18.02%) Puppet
2 21 (9.46%) Nagios
3 19 (8.56%) Tivoli
4 14 (6.31%) SCCM
5 13 (5.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (4.50%) Cobbler
6 10 (4.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 9 (4.05%) NetBackup
7 9 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (3.60%) Vagrant
9 7 (3.15%) Cacti
9 7 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (2.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 5 (2.25%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.25%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (2.25%) ZABBIX
10 5 (2.25%) Data Guard
11 4 (1.80%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 3 (1.35%) Nessus
13 2 (0.90%) Plesk
Vendors
1 83 (37.39%) VMware
2 70 (31.53%) Oracle
3 54 (24.32%) Microsoft
4 37 (16.67%) IBM
4 37 (16.67%) Sun
5 35 (15.77%) HP
6 28 (12.61%) Cisco
7 23 (10.36%) Citrix
8 22 (9.91%) EMC
9 16 (7.21%) NetApp
10 14 (6.31%) Juniper
11 9 (4.05%) JBoss
12 7 (3.15%) Veritas
12 7 (3.15%) Dell
13 5 (2.25%) McAfee
13 5 (2.25%) Blue Coat
13 5 (2.25%) Redknee
14 4 (1.80%) Tripwire
15 3 (1.35%) Cognos
15 3 (1.35%) SAP
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