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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 90 141 120
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 174 94 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.86% 1.13% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 3.89% 2.42% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 53 74
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £285 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 2
Average hourly rate £39.75 £22.40 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.45% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £13.30 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £38.64 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
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
4469 3881 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.87% 46.64% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2313 1911 1657
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 227 321
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +22 72 £350 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +5 36 £375 -1.63% 11
Oxfordshire +7 25 £475 +22.58%
Surrey -7 19 £400 - 7
West Sussex - 4 £220 - 2
Buckinghamshire -11 3 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 299 (95.22%) Linux
2 225 (71.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 125 (39.81%) Windows
4 110 (35.03%) UNIX
5 104 (33.12%) Security Cleared
6 85 (27.07%) VMware
7 77 (24.52%) Microsoft
7 77 (24.52%) SC Cleared
8 74 (23.57%) Oracle
9 60 (19.11%) DNS
10 59 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 57 (18.15%) Solaris
12 52 (16.56%) SAN
13 51 (16.24%) HP
13 51 (16.24%) IBM
14 49 (15.61%) Puppet
15 47 (14.97%) Active Directory
15 47 (14.97%) SQL
16 44 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (13.69%) Perl
18 42 (13.38%) Java
18 42 (13.38%) AIX
18 42 (13.38%) Apache
19 41 (13.06%) Shell Script
20 40 (12.74%) Configuration Management
21 39 (12.42%) Firewall
21 39 (12.42%) Web Services
22 38 (12.10%) MySQL
22 38 (12.10%) Sun

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (13.38%) Apache
2 24 (7.64%) WebSphere
3 19 (6.05%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.41%) OpenStack
5 16 (5.10%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.82%) IIS
7 10 (3.18%) Drupal
7 10 (3.18%) WebLogic
7 10 (3.18%) JBoss
7 10 (3.18%) CMS
8 9 (2.87%) Confluence
9 5 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
9 5 (1.59%) WordPress
10 4 (1.27%) nginx
10 4 (1.27%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
11 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Process Server
12 2 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 21 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Maximo
1 3 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.32%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.50%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (3.18%) OpenShift
4 7 (2.23%) SaaS
4 7 (2.23%) IaaS
5 4 (1.27%) PaaS
5 4 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.96%) Office 365
6 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.64%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 60 (19.11%) DNS
2 52 (16.56%) SAN
3 39 (12.42%) Firewall
4 38 (12.10%) TCP/IP
5 27 (8.60%) DHCP
6 19 (6.05%) FTP
6 19 (6.05%) LDAP
7 17 (5.41%) SSL
8 16 (5.10%) NAS
8 16 (5.10%) Network Security
9 14 (4.46%) Internet
10 12 (3.82%) HTTPS
10 12 (3.82%) MPLS
11 11 (3.50%) SSH
12 10 (3.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (3.18%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (3.18%) DMZ
12 10 (3.18%) HTTP
12 10 (3.18%) BGP
13 8 (2.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.10%) MySQL
2 27 (8.60%) Oracle Database
3 26 (8.28%) SQL Server
4 24 (7.64%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (3.82%) Relational Database
6 9 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.55%) Ingres
8 7 (2.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 7 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 6 (1.91%) Oracle Database 12c
9 6 (1.91%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.59%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (1.27%) Big Data
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle OWB
12 3 (0.96%) SQLPlus
12 3 (0.96%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 27 (8.60%) Subversion
2 12 (3.82%) JIRA
3 10 (3.18%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.87%) NUnit
4 9 (2.87%) GoogleTest
5 8 (2.55%) CppUnit
5 8 (2.55%) CruiseControl
5 8 (2.55%) Ant
5 8 (2.55%) ClearCase
6 7 (2.23%) ClearQuest
6 7 (2.23%) StarTeam
7 5 (1.59%) Maven
7 5 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.59%) RSpec
8 3 (0.96%) JMeter
8 3 (0.96%) Rational Rose
8 3 (0.96%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 35 (11.15%) Finance
2 21 (6.69%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.73%) Banking
4 9 (2.87%) Publishing
5 5 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.27%) Legal
7 3 (0.96%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 2 (0.64%) Military
9 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) French Language
9 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 49 (15.61%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (10.83%) Administrator
3 32 (10.19%) Architect
4 27 (8.60%) DevOps Engineer
5 23 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 21 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (6.37%) Consultant
8 19 (6.05%) Linux Administrator
9 18 (5.73%) UNIX Engineer
9 18 (5.73%) Developer
10 17 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 17 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 13 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
12 12 (3.82%) UNIX Administrator
13 11 (3.50%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (3.50%) Analyst
13 11 (3.50%) Linux Support
14 10 (3.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 9 (2.87%) Environment Manager
15 9 (2.87%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (12.42%) Web Services
2 21 (6.69%) SOAP
3 17 (5.41%) HTML
4 15 (4.78%) CSS
5 12 (3.82%) jQuery
5 12 (3.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 10 (3.18%) Ajax
7 9 (2.87%) Middleware
7 9 (2.87%) XML
8 8 (2.55%) wxWidgets
8 8 (2.55%) Motif
9 7 (2.23%) LAMP
10 6 (1.91%) CodeIgniter
11 5 (1.59%) .NET
11 5 (1.59%) Software Packaging
12 4 (1.27%) Symfony
12 4 (1.27%) J2EE
12 4 (1.27%) JMS
13 3 (0.96%) Flash
13 3 (0.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.28%) Open Source
2 19 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (4.46%) PKI
4 14 (4.46%) Clustering
5 12 (3.82%) Smart Meter
5 12 (3.82%) CESG
6 10 (3.18%) DataPower
7 9 (2.87%) Thin Client
7 9 (2.87%) Fat Client
7 9 (2.87%) Derivative
8 8 (2.55%) e-Health
8 8 (2.55%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.55%) HACMP
9 7 (2.23%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.91%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.59%) Cryptography
12 3 (0.96%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 299 (95.22%) Linux
2 225 (71.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 125 (39.81%) Windows
4 110 (35.03%) UNIX
5 59 (18.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (18.15%) Solaris
7 44 (14.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (13.38%) AIX
9 31 (9.87%) CentOS
10 30 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (6.69%) Windows 7
12 14 (4.46%) SUSE
13 11 (3.50%) Debian
14 8 (2.55%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.55%) Oracle Linux
14 8 (2.55%) Windows XP
15 7 (2.23%) HPUX
16 6 (1.91%) Android
17 5 (1.59%) Apple iOS
17 5 (1.59%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (12.74%) Configuration Management
2 36 (11.46%) Migration
3 34 (10.83%) DevOps
4 28 (8.92%) ITIL
5 21 (6.69%) Service Delivery
6 19 (6.05%) Project Management
7 17 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (5.41%) Software Engineering
8 16 (5.10%) OO
9 15 (4.78%) Integration Testing
10 12 (3.82%) Change Management
10 12 (3.82%) Validation
10 12 (3.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (3.50%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.18%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.18%) Supplier Management
12 10 (3.18%) UML
13 9 (2.87%) Performance Tuning
13 9 (2.87%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (2.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 47 (14.97%) SQL
2 43 (13.69%) Perl
3 42 (13.38%) Java
4 41 (13.06%) Shell Script
5 31 (9.87%) C
6 27 (8.60%) Python
7 25 (7.96%) Korn
8 22 (7.01%) PHP
9 17 (5.41%) VB
9 17 (5.41%) Bash Shell
10 15 (4.78%) JavaScript
11 14 (4.46%) C++
12 13 (4.14%) PowerShell
13 12 (3.82%) Bourne shell
14 10 (3.18%) Ruby
15 9 (2.87%) sed
15 9 (2.87%) AWK
16 8 (2.55%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.55%) VBScript
17 6 (1.91%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 104 (33.12%) Security Cleared
2 77 (24.52%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.83%) DV Cleared
4 20 (6.37%) MCSE
4 20 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.14%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (4.14%) RHCE
5 13 (4.14%) CCNA
5 13 (4.14%) Degree
6 10 (3.18%) RHCSA
7 9 (2.87%) HNC
7 9 (2.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 7 (2.23%) RHCA
8 7 (2.23%) RHCT
8 7 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.23%) JNCIA
8 7 (2.23%) MCITP
9 6 (1.91%) CCA
9 6 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.27%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.23%) SLA
2 5 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (7.96%) NFS
4 16 (5.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 16 (5.10%) Samba
5 13 (4.14%) vSphere
6 11 (3.50%) vCloud
7 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
7 9 (2.87%) Veritas File System
8 8 (2.55%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.59%) Firmware
10 5 (1.59%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 5 (1.59%) Postfix
11 4 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 4 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.96%) Oracle RMAN
12 3 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 49 (15.61%) Puppet
2 29 (9.24%) NetBackup
3 26 (8.28%) Nagios
4 20 (6.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 19 (6.05%) Tivoli
6 13 (4.14%) Red Hat Satellite
7 12 (3.82%) SCCM
8 9 (2.87%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (2.87%) FortiGate
9 7 (2.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (2.23%) Vagrant
10 6 (1.91%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 6 (1.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 5 (1.59%) Ansible
12 4 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
13 3 (0.96%) WSUS
13 3 (0.96%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.96%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.96%) Zenoss
13 3 (0.96%) YaST
Vendors
1 85 (27.07%) VMware
2 77 (24.52%) Microsoft
3 74 (23.57%) Oracle
4 51 (16.24%) HP
4 51 (16.24%) IBM
5 38 (12.10%) Sun
6 30 (9.55%) Citrix
7 26 (8.28%) EMC
8 25 (7.96%) Veritas
9 24 (7.64%) Cisco
10 20 (6.37%) F5
11 15 (4.78%) Symantec
12 12 (3.82%) NetApp
13 11 (3.50%) CheckPoint
13 11 (3.50%) Isilon
14 10 (3.18%) Altiris
15 9 (2.87%) Redknee
15 9 (2.87%) 3PAR
16 8 (2.55%) CA
16 8 (2.55%) Juniper
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