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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 99 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 198 141 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.00% 1.51% 1.60%
As % of the Vendors category 4.20% 3.26% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 70 84
Average daily rate
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£388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £219 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +0.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £39.00 £42.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +117.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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
4713 4319 4277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.63% 46.36% 48.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2714 2239 2149
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 251 259
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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 3 September 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
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 3 September 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 +6 64 £413 - 6
Surrey +34 56 £368 -20.54% 9
Buckinghamshire 0 31 £505 +44.28%
Berkshire -11 24 £363 -2.68% 5
Oxfordshire -8 15 £350 - 5
Middlesex +7 4 £350 -30.00%
West Sussex -21 2 £220 -
Kent -3 1 £550 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £338 - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 294 (90.46%) Linux
2 214 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 139 (42.77%) UNIX
4 118 (36.31%) Oracle
5 103 (31.69%) VMware
6 98 (30.15%) Windows
7 82 (25.23%) Perl
8 78 (24.00%) SAN
9 72 (22.15%) Shell Script
9 72 (22.15%) Microsoft
10 66 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
11 65 (20.00%) Puppet
12 61 (18.77%) Security Cleared
13 58 (17.85%) Solaris
14 52 (16.00%) SC Cleared
15 49 (15.08%) SQL
16 47 (14.46%) AIX
16 47 (14.46%) Clustering
17 46 (14.15%) Python
18 45 (13.85%) Firewall
18 45 (13.85%) Finance
19 44 (13.54%) IBM
19 44 (13.54%) TCP/IP
19 44 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
20 43 (13.23%) Bash Shell
21 41 (12.62%) HP
21 41 (12.62%) DevOps
22 39 (12.00%) Java
23 38 (11.69%) EMC
24 37 (11.38%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 34 (10.46%) Apache
2 30 (9.23%) JBoss
3 26 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 22 (6.77%) WebLogic
4 22 (6.77%) Tomcat
5 14 (4.31%) MS Exchange
5 14 (4.31%) IIS
6 12 (3.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 10 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
8 9 (2.77%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.77%) Confluence
9 6 (1.85%) OpenStack
10 5 (1.54%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (1.23%) nginx
11 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
12 2 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.62%) Liferay
12 2 (0.62%) Eucalyptus
12 2 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 25 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.46%) MS Office
3 7 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.08%) Maximo
2 4 (1.23%) Endur
3 2 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 44 (13.54%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (6.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 8 (2.46%) IaaS
5 5 (1.54%) PaaS
6 4 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.92%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.62%) Office 365
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (24.00%) SAN
2 45 (13.85%) Firewall
3 44 (13.54%) TCP/IP
4 34 (10.46%) DNS
4 34 (10.46%) LDAP
5 21 (6.46%) NAS
6 20 (6.15%) SSH
7 17 (5.23%) Network Security
8 16 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
9 15 (4.62%) HTTP
10 13 (4.00%) DHCP
10 13 (4.00%) FTP
11 12 (3.69%) VPN
12 11 (3.38%) LAN
12 11 (3.38%) IPsec
13 9 (2.77%) WAN
13 9 (2.77%) SNMP
14 8 (2.46%) Internet
14 8 (2.46%) 4G
14 8 (2.46%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (11.38%) Oracle Database
2 30 (9.23%) MySQL
3 27 (8.31%) PostgreSQL
4 23 (7.08%) SQL Server
5 21 (6.46%) Oracle Database 11g
6 19 (5.85%) Relational Database
7 17 (5.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.69%) Oracle BI EE
9 11 (3.38%) RDBMS
10 10 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
10 10 (3.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 7 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.54%) DB2
14 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
14 3 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.62%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 33 (10.15%) Git (software)
2 21 (6.46%) Jenkins
3 16 (4.92%) Subversion
4 13 (4.00%) TeamCity
4 13 (4.00%) JIRA
5 12 (3.69%) Maven
6 10 (3.08%) Oracle APEX
7 9 (2.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (1.85%) Talend Open Studio
10 5 (1.54%) Ant
11 4 (1.23%) RSpec
11 4 (1.23%) Hudson
11 4 (1.23%) Gradle
12 3 (0.92%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.92%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (0.31%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.31%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.31%) JUnit
13 1 (0.31%) PVCS
General
1 45 (13.85%) Finance
2 22 (6.77%) Banking
3 21 (6.46%) Telecoms
4 10 (3.08%) Electronics
5 8 (2.46%) Back Office
6 7 (2.15%) Military
7 5 (1.54%) Retail
8 4 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 4 (1.23%) Publishing
9 3 (0.92%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.31%) Games
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.31%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 76 (23.38%) Administrator
2 63 (19.38%) Systems Administrator
3 44 (13.54%) Linux Administrator
4 35 (10.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 28 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (7.08%) UNIX Administrator
6 23 (7.08%) Consultant
6 23 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (6.77%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 17 (5.23%) Support Engineer
8 17 (5.23%) Architect
9 16 (4.92%) Analyst
9 16 (4.92%) DBA
10 14 (4.31%) UNIX Engineer
11 12 (3.69%) Systems Engineer
12 11 (3.38%) Developer
13 10 (3.08%) Oracle Developer
14 9 (2.77%) DevOps Engineer
15 8 (2.46%) Storage Engineer
15 8 (2.46%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (8.92%) Middleware
2 22 (6.77%) Web Services
3 15 (4.62%) HTML
4 14 (4.31%) XML
5 10 (3.08%) J2EE
5 10 (3.08%) Ajax
5 10 (3.08%) CSS
5 10 (3.08%) jQuery
5 10 (3.08%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (1.54%) EDI
7 3 (0.92%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.62%) SAML
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (0.62%) Application Packaging
8 2 (0.62%) LAMP
8 2 (0.62%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.31%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (0.31%) JSF
9 1 (0.31%) Java EE
9 1 (0.31%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.46%) Clustering
2 37 (11.38%) Data Centre
3 25 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 19 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (5.23%) PKI
6 15 (4.62%) Client/Server
7 14 (4.31%) Computer Science
8 13 (4.00%) HACMP
8 13 (4.00%) Replication
9 12 (3.69%) Management Information System
10 11 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
11 10 (3.08%) Enterprise Cloud
12 9 (2.77%) Public Cloud
13 6 (1.85%) Ontologies
14 5 (1.54%) EMC VNX
15 4 (1.23%) LPAR
16 3 (0.92%) Mobile Payment
16 3 (0.92%) DataPower
16 3 (0.92%) CLARiiON
17 2 (0.62%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 294 (90.46%) Linux
2 214 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 139 (42.77%) UNIX
4 98 (30.15%) Windows
5 58 (17.85%) Solaris
6 47 (14.46%) AIX
7 33 (10.15%) CentOS
8 21 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (5.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (4.62%) SUSE
11 12 (3.69%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (3.38%) HPUX
13 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
14 5 (1.54%) VMS
15 4 (1.23%) Fedora
16 3 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 1 (0.31%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.31%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (12.62%) DevOps
2 35 (10.77%) ITIL
3 34 (10.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 33 (10.15%) Performance Tuning
5 24 (7.38%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (7.38%) Migration
6 22 (6.77%) Configuration Management
7 21 (6.46%) Network Design
8 20 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (6.15%) Change Management
9 19 (5.85%) Load Balancing
10 18 (5.54%) Project Management
11 17 (5.23%) Open Source
11 17 (5.23%) Capacity Management
12 15 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
13 14 (4.31%) Release Management
13 14 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (3.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (3.08%) High Availability
16 9 (2.77%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (25.23%) Perl
2 72 (22.15%) Shell Script
3 49 (15.08%) SQL
4 46 (14.15%) Python
5 43 (13.23%) Bash Shell
6 39 (12.00%) Java
7 22 (6.77%) PowerShell
8 21 (6.46%) Korn
9 16 (4.92%) Ruby
10 15 (4.62%) PL/SQL
11 13 (4.00%) JavaScript
12 10 (3.08%) C
13 9 (2.77%) PHP
14 5 (1.54%) Jython
15 3 (0.92%) AWK
15 3 (0.92%) sed
16 2 (0.62%) VBScript
16 2 (0.62%) C#
17 1 (0.31%) C++
17 1 (0.31%) VB
Qualifications
1 61 (18.77%) Security Cleared
2 52 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (7.08%) Degree
4 12 (3.69%) RHCE
5 8 (2.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 6 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.85%) CCNP
7 5 (1.54%) MCSE
8 4 (1.23%) HND
9 3 (0.92%) MCP
10 2 (0.62%) MCSA
10 2 (0.62%) CCNA
10 2 (0.62%) MBA
10 2 (0.62%) VCP4
11 1 (0.31%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.31%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) COBIT
3 1 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (9.54%) Active Directory
3 28 (8.62%) VMware ESX
4 26 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 25 (7.69%) vSphere
6 16 (4.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 12 (3.69%) NFS
8 11 (3.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (3.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (3.38%) Oracle Clusterware
9 10 (3.08%) iptables
9 10 (3.08%) Veritas File System
10 9 (2.77%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (2.46%) Oracle RAC
11 8 (2.46%) Hyper-V
12 6 (1.85%) Postfix
13 5 (1.54%) VMware Server
14 4 (1.23%) Samba
14 4 (1.23%) KVM
14 4 (1.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 65 (20.00%) Puppet
2 27 (8.31%) NetBackup
3 22 (6.77%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (4.92%) Nagios
4 16 (4.92%) Tivoli
4 16 (4.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 13 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
6 11 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (3.08%) SCCM
8 9 (2.77%) Cacti
8 9 (2.77%) Control-M
9 8 (2.46%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (2.46%) Ansible
9 8 (2.46%) Red Hat Satellite
10 6 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.85%) OPNET
11 5 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
11 5 (1.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 5 (1.54%) Data Guard
11 5 (1.54%) Icinga
Vendors
1 118 (36.31%) Oracle
2 103 (31.69%) VMware
3 72 (22.15%) Microsoft
4 44 (13.54%) IBM
5 41 (12.62%) HP
6 38 (11.69%) EMC
7 36 (11.08%) Sun
8 28 (8.62%) Symantec
9 27 (8.31%) Veritas
10 25 (7.69%) Cisco
11 22 (6.77%) 3PAR
12 16 (4.92%) Citrix
13 15 (4.62%) Dell
14 14 (4.31%) Juniper
15 12 (3.69%) F5
16 11 (3.38%) SolarWinds
17 10 (3.08%) CommVault
18 9 (2.77%) SAP
18 9 (2.77%) NetApp
18 9 (2.77%) Brocade
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