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 31 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 81 81 97
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 65 63 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.92% 1.99% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 4.91% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 52 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £291 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £475 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+32.07% +32.50%
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
1410 1282 891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.64% 40.52% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 804 528
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £202 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 67 67
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.03 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% +8.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Devon +12 19 £425 +30.76%
Bristol -24 19 £525 +31.25% 3
Wiltshire +4 11 £325 -7.14% 2
Gloucestershire -3 9 £425 -10.52% 4
Dorset -1 5 £450 -5.26% 1
Somerset +2 1 £375 -9.63%
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 95 (90.48%) Linux
2 54 (51.43%) Puppet
3 53 (50.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 45 (42.86%) DevOps
5 43 (40.95%) VMware
6 42 (40.00%) Java
7 38 (36.19%) Jenkins
7 38 (36.19%) Opscode Chef
8 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (31.43%) Open Source
10 32 (30.48%) Configuration Management
11 31 (29.52%) Apache
12 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 30 (28.57%) Ansible
13 29 (27.62%) Amazon AWS
14 28 (26.67%) Web Services
15 26 (24.76%) MySQL
16 24 (22.86%) JBoss
16 24 (22.86%) CentOS
17 23 (21.90%) Windows
18 22 (20.95%) UNIX
19 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (20.00%) Bash Shell
20 19 (18.10%) JIRA
20 19 (18.10%) Oracle
20 19 (18.10%) SQL
20 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
20 19 (18.10%) DNS
21 18 (17.14%) SOA
21 18 (17.14%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (29.52%) Apache
2 24 (22.86%) JBoss
3 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
4 16 (15.24%) IIS
5 10 (9.52%) WebSphere
6 9 (8.57%) Confluence
7 8 (7.62%) nginx
8 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (4.76%) WebLogic
11 4 (3.81%) IBM Notes
11 4 (3.81%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (2.86%) MediaWiki
13 2 (1.90%) WordPress
14 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Portal
14 1 (0.95%) Node.js
14 1 (0.95%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) MS Office
1 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (27.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Route 53
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) DNS
2 17 (16.19%) TCP/IP
3 16 (15.24%) Firewall
4 10 (9.52%) SAN
5 9 (8.57%) DHCP
6 7 (6.67%) VPN
6 7 (6.67%) HTTP
7 6 (5.71%) SSH
8 5 (4.76%) OpenVPN
8 5 (4.76%) IPv6
8 5 (4.76%) OSPF
8 5 (4.76%) IPsec
9 4 (3.81%) LDAP
9 4 (3.81%) Network Security
10 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.86%) VoIP
11 2 (1.90%) HTTPS
11 2 (1.90%) SSL
12 1 (0.95%) Telnet
12 1 (0.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) MySQL
2 16 (15.24%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.67%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.71%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.76%) DB2
7 5 (4.76%) MariaDB
8 4 (3.81%) MarkLogic
8 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.86%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.90%) SQLite
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 12c
11 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (36.19%) Jenkins
2 30 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 19 (18.10%) JIRA
4 11 (10.48%) Subversion
5 9 (8.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (6.67%) Hudson
7 5 (4.76%) GitLab
7 5 (4.76%) RSpec
8 4 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.81%) Maven
9 2 (1.90%) Ant
9 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.90%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.62%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.67%) Marketing
4 7 (6.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (25.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (14.29%) Administrator
4 14 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.43%) Designer
6 9 (8.57%) Solutions Designer
7 8 (7.62%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Senior Designer
8 7 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.67%) Developer
9 5 (4.76%) Analyst
9 5 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) UNIX Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.86%) Architect
12 2 (1.90%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Web Services
2 18 (17.14%) Java EE
3 11 (10.48%) Middleware
4 10 (9.52%) JSR 168
4 10 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (9.52%) Struts
5 7 (6.67%) REST
5 7 (6.67%) RESTful
6 6 (5.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 6 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (5.71%) CSS
7 5 (4.76%) HTML
7 5 (4.76%) MCollective
8 4 (3.81%) .NET
8 4 (3.81%) J2EE
8 4 (3.81%) JSON
8 4 (3.81%) Spring
9 3 (2.86%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.86%) jQuery
9 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.62%) Wiki
3 7 (6.67%) DTV
4 6 (5.71%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.86%) Clustering
6 3 (2.86%) Derivative
6 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.90%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.95%) Replication
8 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 95 (90.48%) Linux
2 53 (50.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (22.86%) CentOS
4 23 (21.90%) Windows
5 22 (20.95%) UNIX
6 17 (16.19%) Ubuntu
7 12 (11.43%) Solaris
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.71%) Fedora
9 6 (5.71%) Amazon Linux
10 5 (4.76%) CoreOS
10 5 (4.76%) SmartOS
10 5 (4.76%) Debian
11 4 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.90%) AIX
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (42.86%) DevOps
2 36 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (31.43%) Open Source
4 32 (30.48%) Configuration Management
5 21 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (17.14%) SOA
7 14 (13.33%) Migration
8 13 (12.38%) Scrum
8 13 (12.38%) TDD
9 11 (10.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 11 (10.48%) Load Balancing
9 11 (10.48%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (7.62%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (7.62%) ITIL
11 7 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 7 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 7 (6.67%) Project Management
11 7 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) Java
2 21 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 19 (18.10%) SQL
4 17 (16.19%) Python
4 17 (16.19%) Ruby
5 14 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 13 (12.38%) Perl
7 7 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (3.81%) PHP
9 4 (3.81%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.81%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) C#
11 2 (1.90%) C
12 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.95%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.48%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.52%) RHCE
4 9 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.86%) Degree
6 2 (1.90%) CCNP
6 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.90%) SLA
1 2 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (16.19%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.43%) Docker
2 12 (11.43%) iptables
3 8 (7.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.67%) Varnish
4 7 (6.67%) VirtualBox
5 6 (5.71%) Samba
6 5 (4.76%) Snort
6 5 (4.76%) Squid
6 5 (4.76%) vCloud
6 5 (4.76%) KVM
6 5 (4.76%) LXC
6 5 (4.76%) Btrfs
7 4 (3.81%) vSphere
7 4 (3.81%) ISA Server
8 3 (2.86%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.86%) Postfix
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 54 (51.43%) Puppet
2 38 (36.19%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (28.57%) Ansible
4 13 (12.38%) Vagrant
5 5 (4.76%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.76%) systemd
5 5 (4.76%) Kubernetes
5 5 (4.76%) CFEngine
5 5 (4.76%) Nagios
5 5 (4.76%) Nessus
6 4 (3.81%) ZABBIX
6 4 (3.81%) Ganglia
7 3 (2.86%) Zenoss
7 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.95%) logstash
9 1 (0.95%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 43 (40.95%) VMware
2 19 (18.10%) Oracle
3 16 (15.24%) IBM
4 8 (7.62%) HP
5 7 (6.67%) Sun
5 7 (6.67%) SAP
5 7 (6.67%) Cisco
6 6 (5.71%) NetApp
7 5 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.76%) SaltStack
8 4 (3.81%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.81%) Ektron
8 4 (3.81%) BEA
8 4 (3.81%) Lotus
8 4 (3.81%) McAfee
9 3 (2.86%) TOWER Software
10 2 (1.90%) BMC
10 2 (1.90%) CA
10 2 (1.90%) Juniper
11 1 (0.95%) EMC
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