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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 74 79 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 68 65 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.20% 2.21% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 5.80% 5.12% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 11
Average daily rate
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£420 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £214 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £485 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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
1173 1269 859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.00% 43.13% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 833 488
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 64 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.10 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.26 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.47 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -12.82%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 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
Bristol -15 22 £381 -4.68% 5
Devon - 18 £425 -
Wiltshire +9 14 £375 -3.84% 8
Gloucestershire -8 9 £425 -5.55% 2
Somerset +10 3 £375 -9.09% 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 99 (90.00%) Linux
2 55 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 51 (46.36%) Puppet
4 48 (43.64%) VMware
5 45 (40.91%) Java
6 42 (38.18%) DevOps
7 41 (37.27%) Apache
8 33 (30.00%) MySQL
8 33 (30.00%) Windows
9 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 30 (27.27%) Configuration Management
11 29 (26.36%) Jenkins
11 29 (26.36%) Opscode Chef
12 28 (25.45%) UNIX
12 28 (25.45%) CentOS
13 27 (24.55%) Firewall
14 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (22.73%) Open Source
15 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
16 24 (21.82%) Bash Shell
16 24 (21.82%) Ansible
17 23 (20.91%) JBoss
17 23 (20.91%) IIS
17 23 (20.91%) Tomcat
18 22 (20.00%) DNS
18 22 (20.00%) SQL
18 22 (20.00%) Web Services
19 21 (19.09%) Oracle
20 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 41 (37.27%) Apache
2 23 (20.91%) Tomcat
2 23 (20.91%) IIS
2 23 (20.91%) JBoss
3 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 9 (8.18%) nginx
4 9 (8.18%) Confluence
4 9 (8.18%) MediaWiki
5 6 (5.45%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (4.55%) WebLogic
7 4 (3.64%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.82%) WordPress
9 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.91%) Node.js
9 1 (0.91%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
1 1 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (7.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (23.64%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.64%) SaaS
3 3 (2.73%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.82%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Route 53
5 1 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (24.55%) Firewall
2 22 (20.00%) DNS
3 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 17 (15.45%) VPN
5 10 (9.09%) DHCP
6 9 (8.18%) LDAP
6 9 (8.18%) IPsec
6 9 (8.18%) SAN
6 9 (8.18%) Network Security
7 6 (5.45%) LAN
7 6 (5.45%) WAN
8 5 (4.55%) HTTP
8 5 (4.55%) OSPF
8 5 (4.55%) BGP
8 5 (4.55%) EIGRP
8 5 (4.55%) IPv6
9 4 (3.64%) HTTPS
9 4 (3.64%) SSL
10 3 (2.73%) VoIP
11 2 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.00%) MySQL
2 18 (16.36%) SQL Server
3 16 (14.55%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (10.91%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.45%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.55%) DB2
6 5 (4.55%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.64%) MarkLogic
8 2 (1.82%) SQLite
8 2 (1.82%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.91%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 29 (26.36%) Jenkins
3 18 (16.36%) Subversion
4 12 (10.91%) JIRA
5 10 (9.09%) Hudson
6 3 (2.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.73%) Maven
7 2 (1.82%) Ant
7 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 12 (10.91%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Manufacturing
4 8 (7.27%) Marketing
4 8 (7.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (26.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (23.64%) Administrator
3 24 (21.82%) Linux Engineer
4 23 (20.91%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (14.55%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (13.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (10.00%) Designer
8 10 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 9 (8.18%) Solutions Designer
10 8 (7.27%) Analyst
11 6 (5.45%) Developer
11 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Designer
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Web Administrator
12 4 (3.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (3.64%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) Systems Engineer
13 3 (2.73%) Technical Analyst
13 3 (2.73%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) Web Services
2 16 (14.55%) Java EE
3 11 (10.00%) Middleware
4 10 (9.09%) Struts
4 10 (9.09%) JSR 168
4 10 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (8.18%) RESTful
6 8 (7.27%) .NET
7 6 (5.45%) CSS
7 6 (5.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 6 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (4.55%) LAMP
9 4 (3.64%) J2EE
9 4 (3.64%) XML
9 4 (3.64%) WebCenter
10 3 (2.73%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.82%) Flash
11 2 (1.82%) Symfony
11 2 (1.82%) Spring
11 2 (1.82%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.91%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.00%) Wiki
3 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.27%) DTV
5 7 (6.36%) Clustering
6 5 (4.55%) Derivative
6 5 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.82%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.91%) Replication
9 1 (0.91%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 99 (90.00%) Linux
2 55 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (30.00%) Windows
4 28 (25.45%) UNIX
4 28 (25.45%) CentOS
5 14 (12.73%) Ubuntu
5 14 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (12.73%) Debian
6 9 (8.18%) Solaris
7 8 (7.27%) Fedora
8 7 (6.36%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.64%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.73%) VMS
10 3 (2.73%) AIX
11 1 (0.91%) HPUX
11 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.18%) DevOps
2 31 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 25 (22.73%) Open Source
5 20 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (16.36%) Migration
7 15 (13.64%) Load Balancing
7 15 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
8 14 (12.73%) Scrum
9 12 (10.91%) SOA
9 12 (10.91%) Performance Monitoring
10 11 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (8.18%) TDD
11 9 (8.18%) Project Management
11 9 (8.18%) Service Delivery
11 9 (8.18%) Build Automation
12 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (7.27%) Programme Management
12 8 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) Java
2 24 (21.82%) Bash Shell
3 22 (20.00%) SQL
4 19 (17.27%) Python
5 18 (16.36%) Ruby
6 16 (14.55%) Perl
7 15 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 12 (10.91%) PHP
9 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.82%) PHP5
10 2 (1.82%) Groovy
10 2 (1.82%) Ada
10 2 (1.82%) C
10 2 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 12 (10.91%) RHCE
3 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.27%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (3.64%) CCNA
7 2 (1.82%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (12.73%) vSphere
3 11 (10.00%) Samba
4 10 (9.09%) iptables
5 9 (8.18%) Postfix
6 6 (5.45%) XenServer
7 5 (4.55%) VirtualBox
7 5 (4.55%) Docker
8 4 (3.64%) ISA Server
8 4 (3.64%) Varnish
8 4 (3.64%) XenApp
9 3 (2.73%) Xen
9 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.82%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.82%) Firmware
11 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 51 (46.36%) Puppet
2 29 (26.36%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (21.82%) Ansible
4 11 (10.00%) Vagrant
5 9 (8.18%) ZABBIX
6 6 (5.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.73%) Bcfg2
7 3 (2.73%) Ganeti
8 2 (1.82%) Salt
8 2 (1.82%) Zenoss
8 2 (1.82%) Nagios
9 1 (0.91%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.91%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.91%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 48 (43.64%) VMware
2 21 (19.09%) Oracle
3 15 (13.64%) IBM
4 11 (10.00%) HP
5 10 (9.09%) Citrix
5 10 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 9 (8.18%) Cisco
7 8 (7.27%) SAP
8 6 (5.45%) Sun
8 6 (5.45%) Infoblox
9 5 (4.55%) NetApp
10 4 (3.64%) BEA
10 4 (3.64%) Lotus
10 4 (3.64%) McAfee
10 4 (3.64%) Wyse
10 4 (3.64%) Ektron
11 3 (2.73%) TOWER Software
12 2 (1.82%) Serena
13 1 (0.91%) F5
13 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
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