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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 135 144 124
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 122 99 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.31% 1.11% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 2.34% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 85
Average daily rate
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£450 £361 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.56% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £248 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £32.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-10.24% -6.47%
Red Hat
England

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
4322 4234 4096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.32% 47.29% 50.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2327 2139 2035
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £180 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 258 251 323
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -5 27 £381 +3.38% 9
Surrey +21 26 £425 +28.78% 12
Oxfordshire - 26 £450 - 2
Berkshire -8 21 £375 -7.69% 15
Kent +1 10 £513 +13.88%
Buckinghamshire 0 7 £500 +40.35% 4
Middlesex +9 3 £366 -33.40%
East Sussex -11 2 £350 +16.66% 3
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

1 269 (96.07%) Linux
2 202 (72.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 106 (37.86%) UNIX
4 102 (36.43%) Oracle
5 92 (32.86%) Windows
6 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
7 72 (25.71%) Microsoft
8 69 (24.64%) VMware
9 65 (23.21%) Solaris
10 63 (22.50%) SAN
11 62 (22.14%) Puppet
12 58 (20.71%) SC Cleared
13 48 (17.14%) IBM
14 47 (16.79%) Shell Script
15 46 (16.43%) TCP/IP
16 45 (16.07%) Python
17 42 (15.00%) AIX
17 42 (15.00%) SQL
17 42 (15.00%) Sun
18 41 (14.64%) DNS
18 41 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
19 40 (14.29%) Bash Shell
20 39 (13.93%) Perl
21 37 (13.21%) DevOps
21 37 (13.21%) DV Cleared
22 36 (12.86%) Oracle Database
22 36 (12.86%) HP
23 34 (12.14%) Active Directory
24 32 (11.43%) Finance
24 32 (11.43%) Configuration Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 31 (11.07%) Apache
2 29 (10.36%) WebSphere
3 25 (8.93%) Confluence
4 17 (6.07%) WebLogic
4 17 (6.07%) JBoss
5 14 (5.00%) OpenStack
5 14 (5.00%) IIS
6 12 (4.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.14%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.79%) IBM HTTP Server
8 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.07%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (1.07%) nginx
9 3 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.71%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.71%) SAS
11 1 (0.36%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.86%) MS Office
3 6 (2.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.50%) Maximo
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.36%) Endur
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (3.93%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.21%) IaaS
5 7 (2.50%) OpenShift
6 5 (1.79%) Office 365
7 4 (1.43%) PaaS
7 4 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (22.50%) SAN
2 46 (16.43%) TCP/IP
3 41 (14.64%) DNS
4 31 (11.07%) Firewall
5 25 (8.93%) LDAP
5 25 (8.93%) Network Security
6 16 (5.71%) Internet
6 16 (5.71%) DHCP
7 15 (5.36%) SSH
8 13 (4.64%) IPsec
9 12 (4.29%) NAS
10 10 (3.57%) VPN
11 9 (3.21%) 4G
11 9 (3.21%) LTE
12 8 (2.86%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (2.86%) 3G
12 8 (2.86%) FTP
13 7 (2.50%) 3GPP
13 7 (2.50%) WAN
13 7 (2.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 26 (9.29%) MySQL
3 19 (6.79%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.79%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.93%) RDBMS
6 8 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.79%) DB2
7 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.79%) Big Data
8 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.43%) Ingres
9 3 (1.07%) SQLPlus
9 3 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 29 (10.36%) JIRA
2 19 (6.79%) Subversion
3 12 (4.29%) Ant
4 11 (3.93%) Jenkins
4 11 (3.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.79%) Gerrit
5 5 (1.79%) Gradle
5 5 (1.79%) StarTeam
5 5 (1.79%) Maven
6 4 (1.43%) GoogleTest
6 4 (1.43%) CppUnit
6 4 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.43%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.43%) NUnit
6 4 (1.43%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.43%) JUnit
6 4 (1.43%) ClearCase
6 4 (1.43%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.07%) ClearQuest
7 3 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (11.43%) Finance
2 19 (6.79%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.00%) Banking
4 7 (2.50%) Publishing
4 7 (2.50%) Electronics
5 4 (1.43%) Retail
6 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
7 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (20.36%) Administrator
2 47 (16.79%) Systems Administrator
3 38 (13.57%) Linux Administrator
4 34 (12.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 31 (11.07%) Linux Engineer
6 26 (9.29%) Architect
6 26 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (6.43%) UNIX Administrator
8 17 (6.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (5.36%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 14 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
11 13 (4.64%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.93%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.57%) DBA
13 10 (3.57%) Consultant
13 10 (3.57%) Developer
13 10 (3.57%) Analyst
13 10 (3.57%) Support Engineer
14 8 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 7 (2.50%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.71%) Web Services
2 14 (5.00%) Middleware
3 11 (3.93%) J2EE
4 10 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (2.14%) HTML
5 6 (2.14%) XML
5 6 (2.14%) JMS
6 5 (1.79%) SOAP
7 4 (1.43%) JSON
7 4 (1.43%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.43%) Java EE
7 4 (1.43%) wxWidgets
7 4 (1.43%) Motif
7 4 (1.43%) EJB
8 2 (0.71%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.71%) Flash
9 1 (0.36%) boto
9 1 (0.36%) CGI
9 1 (0.36%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.36%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.21%) Clustering
2 22 (7.86%) PKI
2 22 (7.86%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (6.79%) Open Source
4 12 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 12 (4.29%) Client/Server
4 12 (4.29%) HACMP
5 10 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (2.50%) e-Health
8 6 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.79%) DataPower
10 4 (1.43%) Derivative
10 4 (1.43%) Wiki
10 4 (1.43%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.07%) Replication
12 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.71%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 269 (96.07%) Linux
2 202 (72.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 106 (37.86%) UNIX
4 92 (32.86%) Windows
5 65 (23.21%) Solaris
6 42 (15.00%) AIX
7 32 (11.43%) CentOS
8 22 (7.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (5.36%) SUSE
9 15 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (4.64%) Fedora
10 13 (4.64%) Ubuntu
11 10 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.79%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.79%) Windows 7
12 5 (1.79%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
14 3 (1.07%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (13.21%) DevOps
2 32 (11.43%) Configuration Management
3 28 (10.00%) Migration
4 25 (8.93%) Performance Tuning
5 19 (6.79%) ITIL
6 16 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 16 (5.71%) Project Management
7 12 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (4.29%) Capacity Management
8 10 (3.57%) Service Delivery
8 10 (3.57%) OO
9 9 (3.21%) Change Management
10 8 (2.86%) Scrum
11 7 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 7 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.50%) Software Engineering
12 6 (2.14%) Line Management
12 6 (2.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.79%) Shell Script
2 45 (16.07%) Python
3 42 (15.00%) SQL
4 40 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 39 (13.93%) Perl
6 27 (9.64%) Java
7 16 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 15 (5.36%) Korn
9 12 (4.29%) Ruby
10 10 (3.57%) VBScript
11 9 (3.21%) C
12 8 (2.86%) C++
12 8 (2.86%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.50%) PHP
14 6 (2.14%) VB
15 5 (1.79%) C#
16 4 (1.43%) Jython
17 1 (0.36%) VC++
17 1 (0.36%) JavaScript
17 1 (0.36%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 81 (28.93%) Security Cleared
2 58 (20.71%) SC Cleared
3 37 (13.21%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.29%) Degree
5 7 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.50%) MCSE
5 7 (2.50%) MCP
5 7 (2.50%) RHCT
6 6 (2.14%) RHCSA
7 5 (1.79%) RHCE
7 5 (1.79%) MCSA
7 5 (1.79%) RHCA
8 4 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.43%) SCSA
8 4 (1.43%) Sun Certification
9 3 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.07%) CCNA
10 2 (0.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.79%) SLA
2 2 (0.71%) COBIT
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (14.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (12.14%) Active Directory
3 24 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 18 (6.43%) vSphere
5 17 (6.07%) NFS
6 11 (3.93%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 10 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 10 (3.57%) Samba
7 10 (3.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 10 (3.57%) Oracle Clusterware
8 9 (3.21%) Veritas File System
9 7 (2.50%) VMware ESX
9 7 (2.50%) Postfix
10 5 (1.79%) UAG
11 3 (1.07%) iptables
11 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (1.07%) OCFS2
11 3 (1.07%) KVM
11 3 (1.07%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 62 (22.14%) Puppet
2 25 (8.93%) Tivoli
3 22 (7.86%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 18 (6.43%) NetBackup
6 17 (6.07%) Nagios
7 14 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
7 14 (5.00%) SCCM
8 8 (2.86%) Control-M
9 7 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (2.50%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (1.07%) OpenView
11 3 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 3 (1.07%) FortiGate
11 3 (1.07%) Hyperic
11 3 (1.07%) Ansible
11 3 (1.07%) ZABBIX
12 2 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 2 (0.71%) Cacti
Vendors
1 102 (36.43%) Oracle
2 72 (25.71%) Microsoft
3 69 (24.64%) VMware
4 48 (17.14%) IBM
5 42 (15.00%) Sun
6 36 (12.86%) HP
7 26 (9.29%) Veritas
8 23 (8.21%) NetApp
9 18 (6.43%) Citrix
10 15 (5.36%) Dell
10 15 (5.36%) Cisco
11 14 (5.00%) EMC
12 12 (4.29%) Symantec
13 11 (3.93%) F5
14 7 (2.50%) Apple
14 7 (2.50%) CA
15 6 (2.14%) Fujitsu
15 6 (2.14%) Atlassian
15 6 (2.14%) 3PAR
15 6 (2.14%) SAP
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