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 West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 94 106 119
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 45 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.38% 0.49% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 1.20% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 6 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £303 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1374 920 1261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.13% 41.11% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 569 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 77 105
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +2.70%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the South West region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the South West region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
Bristol +8 27 £400 +23.07% 3
Devon -13 6 £325 -10.34% 2
Gloucestershire -14 6 £388 - 1
Wiltshire - 4 £363 - 1
Somerset -10 2 £458 - 3
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 117 (98.32%) Linux
2 69 (57.98%) CentOS
3 63 (52.94%) PHP
4 61 (51.26%) Ruby
5 54 (45.38%) Apache
6 53 (44.54%) LAMP
6 53 (44.54%) VMware
7 52 (43.70%) Puppet
8 49 (41.18%) DevOps
9 48 (40.34%) Perl
10 44 (36.97%) Bash Shell
11 43 (36.13%) Ubuntu
12 42 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 41 (34.45%) MySQL
14 39 (32.77%) Samba
15 38 (31.93%) Java
15 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
17 36 (30.25%) Debian
18 35 (29.41%) Firewall
19 34 (28.57%) Python
19 34 (28.57%) LAN
19 34 (28.57%) WAN
20 33 (27.73%) Opscode Chef
21 32 (26.89%) LDAP
21 32 (26.89%) Windows
22 29 (24.37%) XenServer
22 29 (24.37%) nginx
23 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
24 25 (21.01%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 54 (45.38%) Apache
2 29 (24.37%) nginx
3 15 (12.61%) Confluence
4 13 (10.92%) MediaWiki
5 9 (7.56%) Tomcat
6 8 (6.72%) Drupal
7 7 (5.88%) IIS
8 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.52%) Moodle
8 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.52%) Shopify
2 3 (2.52%) Magento
3 2 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (15.13%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (9.24%) Amazon S3
3 7 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (29.41%) Firewall
2 34 (28.57%) LAN
2 34 (28.57%) WAN
3 32 (26.89%) LDAP
4 25 (21.01%) VPN
5 15 (12.61%) Network Security
6 14 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 13 (10.92%) SMTP
7 13 (10.92%) IPv6
7 13 (10.92%) EIGRP
7 13 (10.92%) OSPF
7 13 (10.92%) BGP
7 13 (10.92%) IPsec
8 12 (10.08%) DNS
9 8 (6.72%) Internet
9 8 (6.72%) SAN
10 7 (5.88%) SNMP
11 2 (1.68%) FTP
11 2 (1.68%) HTTP
11 2 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (34.45%) MySQL
2 20 (16.81%) Relational Database
3 16 (13.45%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.52%) Hazelcast
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.84%) QlikView
10 1 (0.84%) Big Data
10 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (21.01%) Jenkins
2 22 (18.49%) Hudson
3 21 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 18 (15.13%) Subversion
5 15 (12.61%) JIRA
General
1 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
3 6 (5.04%) Marketing
4 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.20%) Electronics
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (25.21%) Administrator
1 30 (25.21%) Linux Administrator
2 28 (23.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 25 (21.01%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 24 (20.17%) Linux Engineer
5 23 (19.33%) Developer
6 20 (16.81%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (15.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.56%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.20%) Drupal Developer
9 5 (4.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) DBA
10 4 (3.36%) Oracle DBA
10 4 (3.36%) QA Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) Linux Support
11 3 (2.52%) Build Engineer
11 3 (2.52%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (44.54%) LAMP
2 20 (16.81%) Web Services
3 16 (13.45%) jQuery
4 13 (10.92%) CSS
5 10 (8.40%) Spring
6 7 (5.88%) Servlets
7 5 (4.20%) RSS
8 4 (3.36%) RESTful
9 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.68%) Middleware
10 2 (1.68%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.84%) Zend Framework
11 1 (0.84%) CSS3
11 1 (0.84%) HTML5
11 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Wiki
2 12 (10.08%) Open Source
3 5 (4.20%) DTV
4 4 (3.36%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) Animation
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.52%) VLE
6 2 (1.68%) Statistics
7 1 (0.84%) IPTV
7 1 (0.84%) FMCG
7 1 (0.84%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 117 (98.32%) Linux
2 69 (57.98%) CentOS
3 43 (36.13%) Ubuntu
4 42 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (30.25%) Debian
6 32 (26.89%) Windows
7 21 (17.65%) UNIX
8 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (9.24%) Solaris
9 11 (9.24%) Fedora
10 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.20%) HPUX
12 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (2.52%) SELinux
12 3 (2.52%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (1.68%) SUSE
13 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.84%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (41.18%) DevOps
2 37 (31.09%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (12.61%) Configuration Management
5 15 (12.61%) Load Balancing
5 15 (12.61%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (10.92%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.08%) Build Automation
8 11 (9.24%) Scrum
9 8 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.88%) TDD
10 7 (5.88%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.20%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.20%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.36%) Migration
13 3 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
14 2 (1.68%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 63 (52.94%) PHP
2 61 (51.26%) Ruby
3 48 (40.34%) Perl
4 44 (36.97%) Bash Shell
5 38 (31.93%) Java
6 34 (28.57%) Python
7 21 (17.65%) SQL
8 18 (15.13%) Shell Script
9 11 (9.24%) PHP5
10 9 (7.56%) Bourne shell
11 5 (4.20%) Korn
12 1 (0.84%) Erlang
12 1 (0.84%) sed
12 1 (0.84%) AWK
12 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.84%) C
12 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (20.17%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 12 (10.08%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.24%) CCNA
5 10 (8.40%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) CCSE
6 1 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) RHCE
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (32.77%) Samba
2 38 (31.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (24.37%) XenServer
4 21 (17.65%) Postfix
5 19 (15.97%) NFS
6 7 (5.88%) qmail
6 7 (5.88%) Squid
7 5 (4.20%) VirtualBox
7 5 (4.20%) Sendmail
7 5 (4.20%) Varnish
8 3 (2.52%) Xen
8 3 (2.52%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.52%) KVM
8 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
9 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.84%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 52 (43.70%) Puppet
2 33 (27.73%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (15.97%) Salt
4 16 (13.45%) ZABBIX
5 11 (9.24%) Nagios
5 11 (9.24%) Cacti
6 3 (2.52%) YUM
7 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.84%) nmon
8 1 (0.84%) NSN NetAct
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 53 (44.54%) VMware
2 21 (17.65%) Citrix
3 16 (13.45%) Oracle
4 11 (9.24%) Percona
5 9 (7.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.56%) NetApp
6 8 (6.72%) Cisco
7 7 (5.88%) JBoss
8 5 (4.20%) SAP
9 4 (3.36%) Remedy
9 4 (3.36%) Zend
10 2 (1.68%) HP
10 2 (1.68%) Sun
10 2 (1.68%) BMC
10 2 (1.68%) IBM
11 1 (0.84%) Blue Coat
11 1 (0.84%) F5
11 1 (0.84%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
11 1 (0.84%) Kalido
11 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
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