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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 87 123 116
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 57 27 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.04% 0.85% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 4.86% 2.04% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 28
Median daily rate £375 £370 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%
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
1174 1324 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.08% 41.48% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 749 852 852
Median daily rate £350 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 62 125
Median hourly rate £22.00 £35.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +54.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £46.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +5 17 £350 -5.40% 1
Gloucestershire +6 12 £400 - 4
Devon +10 9 £403 -19.50%
Cornwall - 6 £350 -
Bristol +9 4 £330 -5.71% 7
Somerset - 4 £413 - 2
Dorset +3 1 £300 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 73 (92.41%) Linux
2 47 (59.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
4 29 (36.71%) VMware
5 28 (35.44%) Puppet
6 25 (31.65%) Solaris
7 23 (29.11%) Unix
8 22 (27.85%) DevOps
9 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
10 19 (24.05%) Windows
11 18 (22.78%) Oracle
11 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
11 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
11 18 (22.78%) Jenkins
12 17 (21.52%) vSphere
12 17 (21.52%) CentOS
12 17 (21.52%) Tomcat
13 16 (20.25%) DNS
13 16 (20.25%) ITIL
13 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
14 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
15 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
15 14 (17.72%) Perl
15 14 (17.72%) Apache
16 12 (15.19%) Python
16 12 (15.19%) Hudson
17 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
17 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (13.92%) JIRA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (21.52%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.72%) Apache
3 7 (8.86%) JBoss
4 3 (3.80%) Confluence
5 2 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.27%) MQSeries
Applications
1 3 (3.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (7.59%) GitHub
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.27%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.27%) IaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Route 53
5 1 (1.27%) SaaS
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) TCP/IP
2 16 (20.25%) DNS
3 10 (12.66%) SAN
4 8 (10.13%) DHCP
5 6 (7.59%) NAS
5 6 (7.59%) SSL
6 4 (5.06%) SMTP
7 3 (3.80%) Firewall
7 3 (3.80%) HTTP
7 3 (3.80%) VoIP
8 2 (2.53%) LDAP
9 1 (1.27%) BIG-IP
9 1 (1.27%) FTP
9 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.27%) IPsec
9 1 (1.27%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.27%) Network Security
9 1 (1.27%) VPN
9 1 (1.27%) Wireless
9 1 (1.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Hadoop
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Big Data
4 3 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) Jenkins
2 12 (15.19%) Hudson
3 11 (13.92%) JIRA
4 6 (7.59%) Subversion
5 4 (5.06%) Ant
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
6 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.53%) Gradle
7 2 (2.53%) JUnit
7 2 (2.53%) Maven
8 1 (1.27%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.27%) EasyMock
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Games
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (15.19%) Administrator
2 12 (15.19%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (13.92%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (13.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 11 (13.92%) Unix Engineer
4 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Developer
5 8 (10.13%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Support
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.33%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Linux Support
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) HTML
2 5 (6.33%) LAMP
2 5 (6.33%) Middleware
3 4 (5.06%) EJB
3 4 (5.06%) Java EE
3 4 (5.06%) jQuery
3 4 (5.06%) JSON
3 4 (5.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.80%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.80%) JMS
4 3 (3.80%) Node.js
4 3 (3.80%) Web Services
5 2 (2.53%) .NET
5 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 2 (2.53%) XML
5 2 (2.53%) XSLT
6 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.27%) J2EE
6 1 (1.27%) JSF
6 1 (1.27%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Clustering
2 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.59%) Wiki
4 5 (6.33%) Replication
5 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
5 4 (5.06%) EMC VNX
6 3 (3.80%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 73 (92.41%) Linux
2 47 (59.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (31.65%) Solaris
4 23 (29.11%) Unix
5 19 (24.05%) Windows
6 17 (21.52%) CentOS
7 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
8 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.80%) AIX
9 3 (3.80%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) DevOps
2 16 (20.25%) ITIL
3 11 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.39%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.13%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.86%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (8.86%) Load Balancing
6 7 (8.86%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (8.86%) TDD
7 6 (7.59%) Open Source
8 5 (6.33%) Scrum
9 4 (5.06%) OO
10 3 (3.80%) High Availability
10 3 (3.80%) MapReduce
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (3.80%) UML
11 2 (2.53%) Change Management
11 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.53%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) Perl
2 12 (15.19%) Python
3 11 (13.92%) Bash Shell
3 11 (13.92%) Java
4 9 (11.39%) Shell Script
5 6 (7.59%) C#
6 5 (6.33%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.33%) SQL
7 4 (5.06%) AWK
7 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.80%) C
9 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.27%) C-shell
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (24.05%) SC Cleared
3 16 (20.25%) DV Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) RHCE
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.80%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.53%) MCITP
7 2 (2.53%) MCSE
7 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (22.78%) Active Directory
3 17 (21.52%) vSphere
4 7 (8.86%) Docker
4 7 (8.86%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (7.59%) Samba
6 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (5.06%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.27%) NFS
9 1 (1.27%) Varnish
9 1 (1.27%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (35.44%) Puppet
2 10 (12.66%) Ansible
3 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.33%) Nagios
4 5 (6.33%) yum
5 4 (5.06%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (5.06%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.06%) vRealize
5 4 (5.06%) Zenoss
6 2 (2.53%) ArcSight ESM
6 2 (2.53%) Salt
7 1 (1.27%) Icinga
7 1 (1.27%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.27%) Pingdom
7 1 (1.27%) SCCM
7 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (36.71%) VMware
2 18 (22.78%) Oracle
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
5 8 (10.13%) HP
6 6 (7.59%) Sun
7 5 (6.33%) Dell
7 5 (6.33%) Google
7 5 (6.33%) Remedy
7 5 (6.33%) SaltStack
7 5 (6.33%) TOWER Software
7 5 (6.33%) Veritas
8 4 (5.06%) Brocade
8 4 (5.06%) EMC
8 4 (5.06%) F5
8 4 (5.06%) Symantec
9 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.53%) IBM
9 2 (2.53%) NetApp
9 2 (2.53%) SAP