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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 94 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 40 52 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.33% 1.75% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 4.08% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -63.23%
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
1136 1275 875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.78% 43.03% 42.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 843 512
Average daily rate £363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 54
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 18 £400 -5.88% 7
Wiltshire - 9 £425 - 8
Gloucestershire -13 8 £425 +21.42% 1
Somerset +13 2 - -
Devon - 2 - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 49 (60.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (53.09%) VMware
4 37 (45.68%) Puppet
5 31 (38.27%) Java
6 29 (35.80%) Apache
6 29 (35.80%) DevOps
7 26 (32.10%) UNIX
7 26 (32.10%) Windows
7 26 (32.10%) MySQL
8 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
9 24 (29.63%) CentOS
10 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
10 22 (27.16%) Bash Shell
10 22 (27.16%) Firewall
10 22 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
11 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
12 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
12 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
13 18 (22.22%) Ruby
14 17 (20.99%) Web Services
14 17 (20.99%) VPN
14 17 (20.99%) DNS
15 16 (19.75%) Python
15 16 (19.75%) IIS
15 16 (19.75%) SQL
15 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (19.75%) Subversion
15 16 (19.75%) Data Centre

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 29 (35.80%) Apache
2 16 (19.75%) IIS
3 15 (18.52%) Tomcat
4 11 (13.58%) Confluence
4 11 (13.58%) MediaWiki
4 11 (13.58%) nginx
5 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
6 7 (8.64%) JBoss
7 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.70%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.23%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.23%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (1.23%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) SaaS
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Route 53
6 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (27.16%) Firewall
2 17 (20.99%) VPN
2 17 (20.99%) DNS
3 12 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 11 (13.58%) IPsec
4 11 (13.58%) LDAP
5 10 (12.35%) DHCP
6 9 (11.11%) Network Security
7 8 (9.88%) WAN
7 8 (9.88%) LAN
8 7 (8.64%) EIGRP
8 7 (8.64%) OSPF
8 7 (8.64%) IPv6
8 7 (8.64%) BGP
9 5 (6.17%) SAN
10 2 (2.47%) VLAN
10 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.47%) HTTP
10 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (32.10%) MySQL
2 12 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
4 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.47%) SQLite
7 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.23%) Big Data
7 1 (1.23%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Jenkins
2 22 (27.16%) Git (software)
3 16 (19.75%) Subversion
4 12 (14.81%) Hudson
5 11 (13.58%) JIRA
6 5 (6.17%) Maven
6 5 (6.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.47%) Ant
7 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
1 9 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.88%) Marketing
2 8 (9.88%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (32.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (28.40%) Linux Engineer
3 19 (23.46%) Administrator
4 17 (20.99%) Linux Administrator
5 15 (18.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (18.52%) Systems Administrator
6 12 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (4.94%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Network Administrator
11 2 (2.47%) Server Engineer
11 2 (2.47%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.99%) Web Services
2 6 (7.41%) LAMP
2 6 (7.41%) .NET
3 4 (4.94%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) XML
4 3 (3.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) WebCenter
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
5 2 (2.47%) Servlets
5 2 (2.47%) J2EE
6 1 (1.23%) React
6 1 (1.23%) AWT
6 1 (1.23%) JMS
6 1 (1.23%) WSDL
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.23%) XSD
6 1 (1.23%) Swing
6 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Wiki
3 8 (9.88%) Clustering
3 8 (9.88%) DTV
3 8 (9.88%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.70%) Derivative
6 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 73 (90.12%) Linux
2 49 (60.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (32.10%) UNIX
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 24 (29.63%) CentOS
5 14 (17.28%) Debian
6 13 (16.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (14.81%) Ubuntu
8 7 (8.64%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (7.41%) Fedora
9 6 (7.41%) Solaris
10 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
10 4 (4.94%) AIX
11 3 (3.70%) VMS
12 1 (1.23%) HPUX
12 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (35.80%) DevOps
2 19 (23.46%) Continuous Integration
2 19 (23.46%) Configuration Management
3 16 (19.75%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.05%) Scrum
5 11 (13.58%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.58%) Build Automation
6 10 (12.35%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (12.35%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (11.11%) Open Source
8 8 (9.88%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.88%) Digital Marketing
8 8 (9.88%) Programme Management
8 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 6 (7.41%) Kernel Tuning
10 5 (6.17%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) Bash Shell
3 18 (22.22%) Ruby
4 16 (19.75%) Python
4 16 (19.75%) SQL
5 13 (16.05%) Shell Script
5 13 (16.05%) PHP
6 12 (14.81%) Perl
7 3 (3.70%) PHP5
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.47%) Groovy
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) Ada
9 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) RHCE
3 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
4 5 (6.17%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
6 1 (1.23%) CCNP
6 1 (1.23%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.28%) vSphere
4 12 (14.81%) Postfix
5 11 (13.58%) iptables
5 11 (13.58%) Samba
6 8 (9.88%) XenServer
7 4 (4.94%) XenApp
8 3 (3.70%) Xen
9 2 (2.47%) Varnish
9 2 (2.47%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.47%) Firmware
10 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 37 (45.68%) Puppet
2 22 (27.16%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (13.58%) Ansible
3 11 (13.58%) ZABBIX
4 6 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (4.94%) Salt
6 3 (3.70%) Bcfg2
6 3 (3.70%) Ganeti
7 2 (2.47%) Vagrant
7 2 (2.47%) yum
7 2 (2.47%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.47%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) SELinux
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.23%) Data Guard
8 1 (1.23%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 43 (53.09%) VMware
2 13 (16.05%) Oracle
3 12 (14.81%) Citrix
4 11 (13.58%) HP
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
5 8 (9.88%) SAP
6 6 (7.41%) Infoblox
6 6 (7.41%) Cisco
7 4 (4.94%) Wyse
7 4 (4.94%) McAfee
8 3 (3.70%) TOWER Software
9 2 (2.47%) Ektron
9 2 (2.47%) Serena
9 2 (2.47%) Sun
9 2 (2.47%) BEA
10 1 (1.23%) IBM
10 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.23%) Remedy
10 1 (1.23%) BMC
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