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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 92 107 156
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +49
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 190 162 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.22% 1.71% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 3.60% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 72 52
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £252 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £40.00 £23.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.75% +68.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
4096 4498 3920
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 47.50% 46.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2356 2327 1934
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 212 226
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 74 £400 +14.28% 9
Surrey +24 47 £350 -12.50% 14
Berkshire +15 41 £405 +8.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +21 11 £575 +15.00% 1
Oxfordshire +2 10 £420 +24.44% 6
West Sussex +4 4 £365 +65.90% 1
Kent - 4 £480 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £350 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 361 (92.56%) Linux
2 267 (68.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 158 (40.51%) Unix
4 129 (33.08%) VMware
5 120 (30.77%) Windows
6 116 (29.74%) Oracle
7 103 (26.41%) Security Cleared
8 87 (22.31%) Microsoft
9 85 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
10 82 (21.03%) Puppet
11 80 (20.51%) AIX
12 79 (20.26%) IBM
12 79 (20.26%) SC Cleared
13 73 (18.72%) Active Directory
13 73 (18.72%) SAN
14 66 (16.92%) Perl
15 64 (16.41%) Git (software)
16 59 (15.13%) SQL
16 59 (15.13%) Shell Script
17 58 (14.87%) ITIL
18 56 (14.36%) Java
18 56 (14.36%) Middleware
19 53 (13.59%) CentOS
20 51 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
20 51 (13.08%) DevOps
20 51 (13.08%) Windows Server
21 49 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
21 49 (12.56%) Data Centre
22 45 (11.54%) Finance
22 45 (11.54%) Firewall

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 42 (10.77%) JBoss
2 40 (10.26%) Tomcat
3 37 (9.49%) Apache
4 36 (9.23%) WebSphere
5 29 (7.44%) WebLogic
6 26 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
7 22 (5.64%) WebSphere Process Server
8 18 (4.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 14 (3.59%) MS Exchange
10 13 (3.33%) IIS
11 8 (2.05%) Apache Solr
12 5 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (1.28%) Node.js
13 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
13 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
14 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.51%) Confluence
15 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
16 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.54%) MS Office
3 5 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Endur
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.31%) SaaS
4 8 (2.05%) Adobe Analytics
4 8 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (2.05%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.05%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (0.77%) Office 365
5 3 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 73 (18.72%) SAN
2 45 (11.54%) Firewall
3 39 (10.00%) LDAP
4 35 (8.97%) DNS
5 31 (7.95%) HTTP
6 24 (6.15%) DHCP
7 21 (5.38%) NAS
7 21 (5.38%) TCP/IP
8 18 (4.62%) LAN
8 18 (4.62%) SSH
8 18 (4.62%) VPN
9 14 (3.59%) FTP
9 14 (3.59%) WAN
10 12 (3.08%) Intranet
11 10 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
11 10 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (2.56%) SSL
12 9 (2.31%) Network Security
13 8 (2.05%) IPsec
13 8 (2.05%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 38 (9.74%) MySQL
3 36 (9.23%) SQL Server
4 26 (6.67%) DB2
5 22 (5.64%) Hadoop
5 22 (5.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 21 (5.38%) Neo4j
6 21 (5.38%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (5.13%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (5.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 19 (4.87%) IBM InfoSphere
9 18 (4.62%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (4.62%) Relational Database
10 16 (4.10%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 12 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (2.82%) NoSQL
12 11 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (1.54%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 64 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 35 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 25 (6.41%) Subversion
3 25 (6.41%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.87%) ClearCase
4 19 (4.87%) ClearQuest
5 17 (4.36%) Oracle APEX
6 15 (3.85%) Maven
7 14 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.08%) RSpec
9 6 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.54%) Vagrant
10 5 (1.28%) Gradle
10 5 (1.28%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (1.03%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.03%) JIRA
11 4 (1.03%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.51%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
12 2 (0.51%) JUnit
General
1 45 (11.54%) Finance
2 17 (4.36%) Banking
3 15 (3.85%) Retail
4 14 (3.59%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.08%) Military
6 9 (2.31%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.54%) Publishing
8 4 (1.03%) Back Office
9 2 (0.51%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Automotive
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 95 (24.36%) Administrator
2 50 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
3 41 (10.51%) Linux Administrator
4 39 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 34 (8.72%) Developer
6 32 (8.21%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.18%) DBA
8 25 (6.41%) Unix Administrator
9 22 (5.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 21 (5.38%) Architect
10 21 (5.38%) Consultant
11 16 (4.10%) DevOps Engineer
11 16 (4.10%) Oracle Developer
12 14 (3.59%) Unix Engineer
13 13 (3.33%) DB2 DBA
13 13 (3.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 13 (3.33%) VMware Engineer
14 12 (3.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 12 (3.08%) Storage Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (14.36%) Middleware
2 26 (6.67%) CSS
3 25 (6.41%) HTML
4 20 (5.13%) XML
5 17 (4.36%) Ajax
5 17 (4.36%) jQuery
6 15 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
7 12 (3.08%) Web Services
8 10 (2.56%) .NET
9 9 (2.31%) HTML5
9 9 (2.31%) SAML
10 8 (2.05%) POSIX
10 8 (2.05%) REST
10 8 (2.05%) SOAP
11 7 (1.79%) RESTful
11 7 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
11 7 (1.79%) Spring
12 6 (1.54%) LAMP
13 5 (1.28%) MSMQ
13 5 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.56%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.97%) Clustering
3 28 (7.18%) HACMP
4 17 (4.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 16 (4.10%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.33%) EMC VMAX
6 13 (3.33%) PKI
7 12 (3.08%) EMC VNX
7 12 (3.08%) Replication
8 11 (2.82%) VCE vBlock
9 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.31%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.31%) iSeries
10 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Cloud
10 8 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (2.05%) Management Information System
11 7 (1.79%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.54%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 361 (92.56%) Linux
2 267 (68.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 158 (40.51%) Unix
4 120 (30.77%) Windows
5 80 (20.51%) AIX
6 53 (13.59%) CentOS
7 51 (13.08%) Windows Server
8 40 (10.26%) Solaris
9 28 (7.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 23 (5.90%) Oracle Linux
11 20 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (2.31%) SUSE
14 7 (1.79%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
15 6 (1.54%) HPUX
16 4 (1.03%) Debian
16 4 (1.03%) i5/OS
16 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
17 3 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.87%) ITIL
2 51 (13.08%) DevOps
2 51 (13.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 39 (10.00%) High Availability
3 39 (10.00%) Migration
4 32 (8.21%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (7.95%) Configuration Management
6 30 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (6.67%) Project Management
8 25 (6.41%) Change Management
9 24 (6.15%) Network Design
10 19 (4.87%) Change Data Capture
10 19 (4.87%) Load Balancing
11 18 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.10%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (3.85%) TDD
14 14 (3.59%) Open Source
14 14 (3.59%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (3.33%) Problem Management
16 11 (2.82%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.92%) Perl
2 59 (15.13%) Shell Script
2 59 (15.13%) SQL
3 56 (14.36%) Java
4 37 (9.49%) Python
5 34 (8.72%) Ruby
6 33 (8.46%) JavaScript
6 33 (8.46%) PowerShell
7 22 (5.64%) PHP
8 19 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.10%) Bash Shell
10 14 (3.59%) C
11 9 (2.31%) AWK
11 9 (2.31%) Korn
11 9 (2.31%) sed
12 8 (2.05%) C#
13 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.51%) VB
14 1 (0.26%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 103 (26.41%) Security Cleared
2 79 (20.26%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.13%) Degree
4 18 (4.62%) DV Cleared
5 14 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.05%) RHCT
8 7 (1.79%) CCNA
8 7 (1.79%) MCSA
8 7 (1.79%) MCSE
9 5 (1.28%) LPIC
9 5 (1.28%) MCP
9 5 (1.28%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.77%) AWS Certification
10 3 (0.77%) CEH
10 3 (0.77%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.77%) MBA
10 3 (0.77%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.08%) SLA
2 5 (1.28%) QA
3 4 (1.03%) COBIT
3 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 85 (21.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 73 (18.72%) Active Directory
3 31 (7.95%) vSphere
4 20 (5.13%) Hyper-V
5 19 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 13 (3.33%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.05%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (1.79%) GlusterFS
9 7 (1.79%) RHEV
10 6 (1.54%) NFS
10 6 (1.54%) Samba
10 6 (1.54%) Veritas File System
11 5 (1.28%) Docker
11 5 (1.28%) Oracle Clusterware
11 5 (1.28%) XenApp
12 4 (1.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (1.03%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.77%) UAG
13 3 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 82 (21.03%) Puppet
2 29 (7.44%) Nagios
3 25 (6.41%) Ansible
4 17 (4.36%) SCCM
5 14 (3.59%) SCOM
6 13 (3.33%) NetBackup
6 13 (3.33%) SCVMM
6 13 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (3.33%) vRealize
6 13 (3.33%) Windows Intune
7 10 (2.56%) Cobbler
7 10 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
8 9 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.31%) Oracle ZFS
8 9 (2.31%) Tivoli
8 9 (2.31%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (1.28%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.77%) SELinux
11 2 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (33.08%) VMware
2 116 (29.74%) Oracle
3 87 (22.31%) Microsoft
4 79 (20.26%) IBM
5 40 (10.26%) EMC
6 25 (6.41%) Sun
7 22 (5.64%) HP
8 21 (5.38%) Brocade
9 20 (5.13%) Citrix
10 19 (4.87%) Adobe
11 18 (4.62%) Veritas
12 15 (3.85%) 3PAR
12 15 (3.85%) Cisco
13 13 (3.33%) RightScale
14 12 (3.08%) Symantec
15 10 (2.56%) NetApp
16 8 (2.05%) Google
17 7 (1.79%) Dell
17 7 (1.79%) Serena
17 7 (1.79%) StorageTek
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