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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 130 127 105
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 136 130 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.43% 1.41% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.01% 3.03% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 89
Average daily rate
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£388 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
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 £29.17 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -5.85%
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
4518 4289 4132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.39% 46.63% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2556 2129 2041
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 £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 236 314
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.42 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Surrey +28 36 £350 -28.20% 7
Hampshire -25 32 £413 +6.45% 7
Berkshire 0 23 £375 -3.84% 13
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £388 +34.78% 1
Oxfordshire -10 18 £420 +20.00% 5
Middlesex +6 5 £338 -32.50%
Kent -7 2 £531 +11.84% 3
West Sussex -17 2 £220 - 1
East Sussex -7 1 £338 +12.50%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 255 (93.75%) Linux
2 184 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 111 (40.81%) UNIX
4 106 (38.97%) Oracle
5 82 (30.15%) VMware
6 78 (28.68%) Windows
7 77 (28.31%) Puppet
8 69 (25.37%) SAN
9 60 (22.06%) Perl
10 58 (21.32%) Shell Script
11 56 (20.59%) Solaris
12 55 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 52 (19.12%) DevOps
14 50 (18.38%) Python
15 48 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
16 47 (17.28%) Microsoft
17 44 (16.18%) Security Cleared
18 41 (15.07%) Bash Shell
19 39 (14.34%) AIX
20 37 (13.60%) Web Services
21 36 (13.24%) TCP/IP
21 36 (13.24%) DNS
21 36 (13.24%) CentOS
22 35 (12.87%) Data Centre
23 34 (12.50%) Sun
23 34 (12.50%) HP
24 33 (12.13%) Finance
25 32 (11.76%) IBM
26 31 (11.40%) SQL
26 31 (11.40%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (11.03%) Apache
2 23 (8.46%) Confluence
3 17 (6.25%) IIS
4 16 (5.88%) WebSphere
5 15 (5.51%) JBoss
6 14 (5.15%) WebLogic
7 11 (4.04%) SharePoint
8 10 (3.68%) Tomcat
9 9 (3.31%) MS Exchange
10 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (2.21%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.84%) nginx
12 4 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.74%) Liferay
13 2 (0.74%) Eucalyptus
13 2 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
13 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
14 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.37%) FileNet
Applications
1 20 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.94%) MS Office
3 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.68%) Maximo
2 3 (1.10%) Endur
3 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 48 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (9.93%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.68%) IaaS
5 5 (1.84%) PaaS
5 5 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.47%) Office 365
6 4 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (1.10%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) SaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 69 (25.37%) SAN
2 36 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 36 (13.24%) DNS
3 30 (11.03%) Firewall
4 29 (10.66%) Network Security
5 18 (6.62%) LDAP
6 15 (5.51%) DHCP
6 15 (5.51%) NAS
7 14 (5.15%) Radio Access Network
7 14 (5.15%) Internet
8 13 (4.78%) IPsec
8 13 (4.78%) SSH
8 13 (4.78%) WAN
8 13 (4.78%) LAN
9 11 (4.04%) VPN
10 10 (3.68%) FTP
11 9 (3.31%) 4G
11 9 (3.31%) LTE
12 7 (2.57%) 3GPP
12 7 (2.57%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.56%) Oracle Database
2 24 (8.82%) MySQL
3 18 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 18 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.51%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.68%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (1.84%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.84%) Oracle9i Database
7 5 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.84%) DB2
7 5 (1.84%) Amazon RDS
7 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.84%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.84%) Big Data
8 4 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.37%) WhereScape RED
Development Applications
1 27 (9.93%) JIRA
2 20 (7.35%) Git (software)
3 18 (6.62%) Jenkins
4 14 (5.15%) Subversion
5 8 (2.94%) Ant
6 5 (1.84%) Maven
6 5 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.84%) Gradle
6 5 (1.84%) Hudson
7 4 (1.47%) Gerrit
7 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.47%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.47%) JUnit
7 4 (1.47%) Eclipse
7 4 (1.47%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.74%) RSpec
10 1 (0.37%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.37%) Juju
10 1 (0.37%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 33 (12.13%) Finance
2 20 (7.35%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.62%) Banking
4 9 (3.31%) Electronics
5 6 (2.21%) Back Office
6 5 (1.84%) Publishing
7 3 (1.10%) Retail
7 3 (1.10%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.37%) Games
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 65 (23.90%) Administrator
2 58 (21.32%) Systems Administrator
3 47 (17.28%) Linux Administrator
4 37 (13.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 24 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 23 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
8 19 (6.99%) UNIX Administrator
9 16 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 15 (5.51%) Support Engineer
11 13 (4.78%) DBA
11 13 (4.78%) Architect
11 13 (4.78%) Consultant
12 12 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.68%) Analyst
13 10 (3.68%) Linux Support
14 9 (3.31%) Linux Support Engineer
15 8 (2.94%) Server Engineer
16 7 (2.57%) AIX Administrator
16 7 (2.57%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.60%) Web Services
2 17 (6.25%) Middleware
3 9 (3.31%) J2EE
4 5 (1.84%) HTML
5 4 (1.47%) JMS
5 4 (1.47%) EJB
5 4 (1.47%) Java EE
5 4 (1.47%) JSON
6 3 (1.10%) LAMP
6 3 (1.10%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.74%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.74%) XML
7 2 (0.74%) EDI
7 2 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.37%) CGI
8 1 (0.37%) SOAP
8 1 (0.37%) YAML
8 1 (0.37%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.87%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.40%) Clustering
3 23 (8.46%) Enterprise Software
4 18 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (6.62%) PKI
5 15 (5.51%) Management Information System
5 15 (5.51%) Computer Science
6 13 (4.78%) HACMP
7 12 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
8 10 (3.68%) Client/Server
9 8 (2.94%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.47%) LPAR
11 3 (1.10%) EMC VNX
11 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 3 (1.10%) Ontologies
11 3 (1.10%) Wiki
11 3 (1.10%) DataPower
12 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information Act
12 2 (0.74%) CLARiiON
12 2 (0.74%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 255 (93.75%) Linux
2 184 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 111 (40.81%) UNIX
4 78 (28.68%) Windows
5 56 (20.59%) Solaris
6 39 (14.34%) AIX
7 36 (13.24%) CentOS
8 19 (6.99%) SUSE
9 15 (5.51%) Ubuntu
9 15 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (4.41%) Fedora
12 8 (2.94%) HPUX
13 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (2.57%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.84%) VMS
15 4 (1.47%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.37%) Debian
17 1 (0.37%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (19.12%) DevOps
2 29 (10.66%) Performance Tuning
3 27 (9.93%) Migration
4 23 (8.46%) Configuration Management
5 22 (8.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 19 (6.99%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (6.62%) ITIL
7 18 (6.62%) Open Source
8 15 (5.51%) Capacity Management
8 15 (5.51%) Change Management
8 15 (5.51%) Performance Analysis
9 14 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.78%) Project Management
11 12 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (4.04%) Load Balancing
13 9 (3.31%) Performance Management
13 9 (3.31%) Network Design
14 7 (2.57%) Scrum
14 7 (2.57%) Release Management
15 6 (2.21%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (22.06%) Perl
2 58 (21.32%) Shell Script
3 50 (18.38%) Python
4 41 (15.07%) Bash Shell
5 31 (11.40%) SQL
6 23 (8.46%) Java
7 19 (6.99%) Korn
8 16 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 15 (5.51%) Ruby
10 10 (3.68%) PHP
11 6 (2.21%) VBScript
12 5 (1.84%) C#
13 4 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.47%) Jython
13 4 (1.47%) C
14 3 (1.10%) AWK
14 3 (1.10%) JavaScript
14 3 (1.10%) sed
15 2 (0.74%) C++
16 1 (0.37%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 44 (16.18%) Security Cleared
2 30 (11.03%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.25%) Degree
4 13 (4.78%) DV Cleared
5 11 (4.04%) RHCE
6 7 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (2.21%) MCP
7 6 (2.21%) MCSE
7 6 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (1.84%) CCNP
9 4 (1.47%) MCSA
10 2 (0.74%) HND
10 2 (0.74%) VCP4
11 1 (0.37%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.37%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.37%) CCNA
11 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.15%) SLA
2 2 (0.74%) COBIT
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 55 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 25 (9.19%) Active Directory
4 23 (8.46%) VMware ESX
5 22 (8.09%) vSphere
6 16 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 14 (5.15%) NFS
8 11 (4.04%) Oracle Clusterware
8 11 (4.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 11 (4.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 10 (3.68%) iptables
10 9 (3.31%) Veritas File System
10 9 (3.31%) Postfix
11 7 (2.57%) Hyper-V
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (1.47%) KVM
13 3 (1.10%) Docker
13 3 (1.10%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.10%) Samba
Systems Management
1 77 (28.31%) Puppet
2 27 (9.93%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (9.19%) NetBackup
4 17 (6.25%) Nagios
5 16 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 15 (5.51%) Tivoli
7 12 (4.41%) Oracle ZFS
8 11 (4.04%) SCCM
9 9 (3.31%) Cacti
9 9 (3.31%) Control-M
9 9 (3.31%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (2.94%) Vagrant
10 8 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
11 5 (1.84%) Icinga
11 5 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (1.47%) OpenView
12 4 (1.47%) Data Guard
12 4 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (1.47%) Hyperic
13 3 (1.10%) Plesk
Vendors
1 106 (38.97%) Oracle
2 82 (30.15%) VMware
3 47 (17.28%) Microsoft
4 34 (12.50%) Sun
4 34 (12.50%) HP
5 32 (11.76%) IBM
6 28 (10.29%) EMC
6 28 (10.29%) Veritas
7 26 (9.56%) Symantec
7 26 (9.56%) Cisco
8 18 (6.62%) Dell
9 16 (5.88%) Citrix
9 16 (5.88%) NetApp
10 13 (4.78%) Juniper
11 11 (4.04%) CommVault
12 10 (3.68%) 3PAR
13 8 (2.94%) F5
13 8 (2.94%) SAP
13 8 (2.94%) SolarWinds
14 6 (2.21%) Atlassian
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