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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 27 June 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 97 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 201 136 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.24% 1.46% 1.25%
As % of the Vendors category 4.60% 3.09% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 79 65
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.50 £39.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £39.00 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.90 £39.00 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.09 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.20% +50.98%
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
4371 4406 4293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.60% 47.44% 47.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2569 2417 2130
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 228 233
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 June 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +43 76 £406 +1.56% 9
Surrey +21 54 £425 +3.65% 6
Berkshire +7 37 £450 +12.50% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £400 - 1
Kent +10 9 £450 -12.19%
West Sussex -6 7 £365 +65.90%
Oxfordshire -13 3 £450 - 1
East Sussex +11 2 £413 +17.85%
Middlesex -7 2 £400 +3.22%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 382 (92.94%) Linux
2 280 (68.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 159 (38.69%) Unix
4 137 (33.33%) Oracle
5 135 (32.85%) VMware
6 133 (32.36%) Windows
7 96 (23.36%) SAN
8 95 (23.11%) Puppet
9 94 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 91 (22.14%) Security Cleared
11 84 (20.44%) Microsoft
12 78 (18.98%) Perl
12 78 (18.98%) SC Cleared
13 76 (18.49%) EMC
14 74 (18.00%) Solaris
15 69 (16.79%) Python
16 62 (15.09%) Veritas
16 62 (15.09%) Shell Script
16 62 (15.09%) Git (software)
17 61 (14.84%) ITIL
18 60 (14.60%) DevOps
19 58 (14.11%) Windows Server
20 57 (13.87%) Cisco
21 55 (13.38%) SQL
21 55 (13.38%) Data Centre
21 55 (13.38%) High Availability
22 54 (13.14%) MySQL
22 54 (13.14%) AIX
23 51 (12.41%) Active Directory
23 51 (12.41%) CentOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 50 (12.17%) Tomcat
2 43 (10.46%) Apache
3 30 (7.30%) JBoss
4 24 (5.84%) WebLogic
5 23 (5.60%) WebSphere
6 19 (4.62%) IIS
7 15 (3.65%) MS Exchange
8 14 (3.41%) OpenStack
9 9 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (2.19%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (1.46%) Apache Solr
10 6 (1.46%) WebSphere Process Server
11 5 (1.22%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.49%) Confluence
13 2 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.49%) PowerExchange
13 2 (0.49%) TPMS
14 1 (0.24%) Drupal
Applications
1 32 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.92%) MS Office
3 7 (1.70%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) assyst
2 1 (0.24%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.65%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (2.68%) SaaS
5 8 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.46%) IaaS
7 5 (1.22%) Office 365
8 3 (0.73%) PaaS
8 3 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.24%) CloudBees
10 1 (0.24%) Engine Yard
10 1 (0.24%) GitHub
10 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.24%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.24%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 96 (23.36%) SAN
2 46 (11.19%) DNS
3 40 (9.73%) Firewall
4 39 (9.49%) DHCP
4 39 (9.49%) Fibre Channel
5 37 (9.00%) TCP/IP
6 25 (6.08%) NAS
7 22 (5.35%) LDAP
8 21 (5.11%) SSL
8 21 (5.11%) VPN
9 19 (4.62%) HTTP
10 14 (3.41%) IPsec
11 12 (2.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (2.92%) Internet
11 12 (2.92%) IPv6
12 11 (2.68%) BGP
12 11 (2.68%) FTP
12 11 (2.68%) Software-Defined Networking
13 10 (2.43%) Intrusion Detection
13 10 (2.43%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (13.14%) MySQL
2 42 (10.22%) Oracle Database
3 33 (8.03%) Relational Database
4 28 (6.81%) SQL Server
5 27 (6.57%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (4.62%) VLDB
7 18 (4.38%) Oracle BI EE
8 15 (3.65%) Oracle Database 12c
9 14 (3.41%) NoSQL
10 13 (3.16%) OLTP
11 12 (2.92%) RDBMS
12 11 (2.68%) DB2
13 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
13 10 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
15 7 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
16 6 (1.46%) Hadoop
17 5 (1.22%) Big Data
18 4 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 62 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 39 (9.49%) Jenkins
3 30 (7.30%) Subversion
4 18 (4.38%) TeamCity
5 17 (4.14%) Maven
6 11 (2.68%) Vagrant
7 10 (2.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (2.19%) Artifactory
8 9 (2.19%) Gradle
8 9 (2.19%) Sonatype Nexus
8 9 (2.19%) TortoiseSVN
9 7 (1.70%) Oracle APEX
10 6 (1.46%) RSpec
10 6 (1.46%) StarTeam
11 5 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.97%) JUnit
13 3 (0.73%) Ant
13 3 (0.73%) GitLab
13 3 (0.73%) JIRA
13 3 (0.73%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (10.71%) Finance
2 20 (4.87%) Banking
3 12 (2.92%) Retail
4 10 (2.43%) Investment Banking
4 10 (2.43%) Marketing
5 6 (1.46%) Telecoms
6 4 (0.97%) Billing
6 4 (0.97%) Military
7 3 (0.73%) Publishing
8 2 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (22.87%) Administrator
2 61 (14.84%) Linux Engineer
3 46 (11.19%) Unix Administrator
4 45 (10.95%) Architect
5 42 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 41 (9.98%) Linux Administrator
6 41 (9.98%) Support Engineer
7 40 (9.73%) Systems Administrator
8 22 (5.35%) Developer
9 21 (5.11%) DevOps Engineer
9 21 (5.11%) Linux Support
10 19 (4.62%) Applications Support
10 19 (4.62%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
12 16 (3.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 16 (3.89%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 14 (3.41%) Analyst
13 14 (3.41%) Applications Engineer
13 14 (3.41%) DBA
13 14 (3.41%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.79%) CSS
1 32 (7.79%) Middleware
2 24 (5.84%) .NET
3 23 (5.60%) Web Services
4 22 (5.35%) HTML
5 19 (4.62%) XML
6 16 (3.89%) LAMP
7 15 (3.65%) HTML5
8 13 (3.16%) Java EE
9 12 (2.92%) REST
10 11 (2.68%) SOAP
10 11 (2.68%) Spring
11 10 (2.43%) RESTful
11 10 (2.43%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (2.43%) SAML
12 9 (2.19%) GWT
12 9 (2.19%) Smart GWT
13 8 (1.95%) jQuery
14 7 (1.70%) Ajax
14 7 (1.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 55 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 39 (9.49%) Clustering
3 31 (7.54%) EMC VMAX
4 29 (7.06%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.87%) EMC VNX
6 19 (4.62%) PKI
7 12 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
7 12 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.68%) Public Cloud
9 10 (2.43%) Cryptography
9 10 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.70%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.70%) HACMP
11 6 (1.46%) iSeries
12 5 (1.22%) AS400
12 5 (1.22%) Private Cloud
12 5 (1.22%) Statistics
12 5 (1.22%) VCE vBlock
13 4 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 382 (92.94%) Linux
2 280 (68.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 159 (38.69%) Unix
4 133 (32.36%) Windows
5 74 (18.00%) Solaris
6 58 (14.11%) Windows Server
7 54 (13.14%) AIX
8 51 (12.41%) CentOS
9 32 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (7.30%) Oracle Linux
11 23 (5.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 22 (5.35%) Ubuntu
13 11 (2.68%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.68%) Windows 7
14 9 (2.19%) Debian
14 9 (2.19%) Windows 10
15 7 (1.70%) SUSE
16 5 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
17 4 (0.97%) VMS
18 3 (0.73%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (14.84%) ITIL
2 60 (14.60%) DevOps
3 55 (13.38%) High Availability
4 50 (12.17%) Configuration Management
5 46 (11.19%) Migration
6 41 (9.98%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (9.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 38 (9.25%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (7.30%) Change Management
8 30 (7.30%) Open Source
9 21 (5.11%) SOA
10 18 (4.38%) TDD
11 16 (3.89%) Load Balancing
12 15 (3.65%) Scrum
13 14 (3.41%) Problem Management
13 14 (3.41%) Project Management
14 13 (3.16%) Incident Management
14 13 (3.16%) Mentoring
14 13 (3.16%) Service Delivery
15 12 (2.92%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 78 (18.98%) Perl
2 69 (16.79%) Python
3 62 (15.09%) Shell Script
4 55 (13.38%) SQL
5 41 (9.98%) PowerShell
6 38 (9.25%) Java
7 29 (7.06%) JavaScript
8 27 (6.57%) Ruby
9 25 (6.08%) Bash Shell
10 19 (4.62%) C#
10 19 (4.62%) VBScript
11 18 (4.38%) C
11 18 (4.38%) VB
12 17 (4.14%) PHP
13 14 (3.41%) C++
14 11 (2.68%) AWK
14 11 (2.68%) sed
15 9 (2.19%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.70%) Korn
17 6 (1.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 91 (22.14%) Security Cleared
2 78 (18.98%) SC Cleared
3 31 (7.54%) Degree
4 20 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.14%) DV Cleared
5 17 (4.14%) MCSE
5 17 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (3.16%) RHCE
6 13 (3.16%) RHCSA
7 12 (2.92%) CCNA
7 12 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (2.43%) MCSA
9 9 (2.19%) CCNP
10 7 (1.70%) MCP
11 6 (1.46%) MCSD
12 5 (1.22%) RHCT
13 4 (0.97%) NCDA
13 4 (0.97%) NCIE
13 4 (0.97%) NCSA
14 3 (0.73%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.89%) SLA
2 6 (1.46%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.22%) QA
4 4 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.24%) COBIT
6 1 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
6 1 (0.24%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 94 (22.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 51 (12.41%) Active Directory
3 45 (10.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 27 (6.57%) GlusterFS
4 27 (6.57%) Hyper-V
5 25 (6.08%) vSphere
6 18 (4.38%) VMware ESX
7 17 (4.14%) Docker
7 17 (4.14%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (3.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 12 (2.92%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (2.43%) KVM
10 10 (2.43%) Veritas File System
11 8 (1.95%) NFS
12 7 (1.70%) XenApp
13 6 (1.46%) Oracle Clusterware
13 6 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
13 6 (1.46%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (1.22%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 95 (23.11%) Puppet
2 46 (11.19%) NetBackup
3 40 (9.73%) Red Hat Satellite
4 36 (8.76%) Ansible
5 29 (7.06%) Nagios
6 26 (6.33%) Opscode Chef
7 25 (6.08%) Oracle ZFS
7 25 (6.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 15 (3.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 13 (3.16%) SCCM
10 10 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (1.70%) Cacti
11 7 (1.70%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (1.70%) Tivoli
12 6 (1.46%) Legato
12 6 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
14 3 (0.73%) Backup Exec
14 3 (0.73%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (33.33%) Oracle
2 135 (32.85%) VMware
3 84 (20.44%) Microsoft
4 76 (18.49%) EMC
5 62 (15.09%) Veritas
6 57 (13.87%) Cisco
7 41 (9.98%) IBM
8 38 (9.25%) Brocade
8 38 (9.25%) Sun
9 32 (7.79%) HP
10 31 (7.54%) NetApp
11 25 (6.08%) StorageTek
12 20 (4.87%) Symantec
13 19 (4.62%) Citrix
14 13 (3.16%) Juniper
15 12 (2.92%) F5
16 11 (2.68%) Informatica
17 10 (2.43%) Dell
18 9 (2.19%) CheckPoint
19 8 (1.95%) 3PAR
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