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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 76 99 108
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 68 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 0.45% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 5.16% 1.08% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 6 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £303 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £390 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
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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
1318 929 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.54% 41.62% 39.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 560 655
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £489 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +20 44 £400 +23.07% 2
Gloucestershire -13 10 £488 - 1
Devon -9 6 £325 -10.34%
Wiltshire -8 3 £350 - 2
Somerset - 1 £415 - 4
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 112 (99.12%) Linux
2 63 (55.75%) CentOS
3 57 (50.44%) PHP
4 55 (48.67%) Ruby
5 50 (44.25%) VMware
6 49 (43.36%) Apache
7 47 (41.59%) LAMP
7 47 (41.59%) Puppet
8 44 (38.94%) DevOps
9 43 (38.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (37.17%) Perl
11 40 (35.40%) Bash Shell
12 39 (34.51%) Ubuntu
13 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (33.63%) MySQL
14 36 (31.86%) Java
15 35 (30.97%) Windows
15 35 (30.97%) Samba
15 35 (30.97%) Debian
16 33 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
17 30 (26.55%) Firewall
17 30 (26.55%) Python
17 30 (26.55%) LAN
17 30 (26.55%) WAN
18 28 (24.78%) nginx
18 28 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
19 26 (23.01%) LDAP
20 25 (22.12%) VPN
20 25 (22.12%) XenServer
21 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 49 (43.36%) Apache
2 28 (24.78%) nginx
3 15 (13.27%) Confluence
4 13 (11.50%) MediaWiki
5 9 (7.96%) Drupal
6 8 (7.08%) Tomcat
7 7 (6.19%) IIS
8 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.65%) Moodle
8 3 (2.65%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (7.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.65%) Magento
2 3 (2.65%) Shopify
3 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (14.16%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.31%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (5.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (26.55%) Firewall
1 30 (26.55%) LAN
1 30 (26.55%) WAN
2 26 (23.01%) LDAP
3 25 (22.12%) VPN
4 15 (13.27%) Network Security
5 13 (11.50%) TCP/IP
5 13 (11.50%) BGP
5 13 (11.50%) EIGRP
5 13 (11.50%) IPsec
5 13 (11.50%) OSPF
5 13 (11.50%) IPv6
6 12 (10.62%) SMTP
7 10 (8.85%) DNS
8 8 (7.08%) SAN
9 7 (6.19%) SNMP
9 7 (6.19%) Internet
10 2 (1.77%) FTP
10 2 (1.77%) VLAN
11 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (33.63%) MySQL
2 20 (17.70%) Relational Database
3 16 (14.16%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.19%) RDBMS
6 6 (5.31%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.65%) Hazelcast
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.88%) QlikView
10 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.88%) Big Data
10 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Jenkins
1 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.93%) Hudson
2 18 (15.93%) Subversion
3 15 (13.27%) JIRA
General
1 8 (7.08%) Telecoms
1 8 (7.08%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Marketing
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.42%) Electronics
4 1 (0.88%) Banking
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (26.55%) Administrator
1 30 (26.55%) Linux Administrator
2 26 (23.01%) Linux Engineer
3 24 (21.24%) DevOps Engineer
4 22 (19.47%) Developer
5 21 (18.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 20 (17.70%) Systems Administrator
7 18 (15.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (7.08%) Java Developer
9 6 (5.31%) Drupal Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.42%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) DBA
11 4 (3.54%) Oracle DBA
11 4 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) QA Engineer
12 3 (2.65%) Linux Support
12 3 (2.65%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (41.59%) LAMP
2 19 (16.81%) Web Services
3 16 (14.16%) jQuery
4 13 (11.50%) CSS
5 9 (7.96%) Spring
6 6 (5.31%) Servlets
6 6 (5.31%) RSS
7 4 (3.54%) RESTful
8 3 (2.65%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.77%) Middleware
9 2 (1.77%) WebCenter
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.88%) Zend Framework
10 1 (0.88%) CSS3
10 1 (0.88%) HTML5
10 1 (0.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) Wiki
2 10 (8.85%) Open Source
3 5 (4.42%) DTV
4 4 (3.54%) Animation
5 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.65%) Clustering
5 3 (2.65%) VLE
6 2 (1.77%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) IPTV
7 1 (0.88%) FMCG
7 1 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (99.12%) Linux
2 63 (55.75%) CentOS
3 43 (38.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (34.51%) Ubuntu
5 35 (30.97%) Windows
5 35 (30.97%) Debian
6 18 (15.93%) UNIX
7 15 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (8.85%) Fedora
9 9 (7.96%) Solaris
10 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
11 5 (4.42%) HPUX
12 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (2.65%) Scientific Linux
13 3 (2.65%) SELinux
14 2 (1.77%) SUSE
14 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.94%) DevOps
2 33 (29.20%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (13.27%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (13.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (12.39%) Configuration Management
6 13 (11.50%) Data Modelling
6 13 (11.50%) Load Balancing
7 12 (10.62%) Build Automation
8 10 (8.85%) Scrum
9 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.31%) E-Commerce
10 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.31%) TDD
11 5 (4.42%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.42%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.42%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.54%) Migration
13 2 (1.77%) Project Management
13 2 (1.77%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 57 (50.44%) PHP
2 55 (48.67%) Ruby
3 42 (37.17%) Perl
4 40 (35.40%) Bash Shell
5 36 (31.86%) Java
6 30 (26.55%) Python
7 19 (16.81%) SQL
8 18 (15.93%) Shell Script
9 10 (8.85%) PHP5
10 9 (7.96%) Bourne shell
11 5 (4.42%) Korn
12 1 (0.88%) sed
12 1 (0.88%) AWK
12 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.85%) Degree
4 6 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (5.31%) CCNA
5 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.08%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (30.97%) Samba
3 25 (22.12%) XenServer
4 20 (17.70%) Postfix
5 19 (16.81%) NFS
6 7 (6.19%) Squid
6 7 (6.19%) qmail
7 6 (5.31%) Varnish
7 6 (5.31%) VirtualBox
8 5 (4.42%) Sendmail
9 4 (3.54%) Active Directory
10 3 (2.65%) Xen
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (2.65%) KVM
11 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.88%) XenApp
12 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.88%) vSphere
12 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 47 (41.59%) Puppet
2 28 (24.78%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (14.16%) ZABBIX
4 15 (13.27%) Salt
5 10 (8.85%) Nagios
5 10 (8.85%) Cacti
6 2 (1.77%) YUM
6 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.88%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.88%) nmon
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (44.25%) VMware
2 18 (15.93%) Citrix
3 14 (12.39%) Oracle
4 10 (8.85%) Percona
5 9 (7.96%) NetApp
6 8 (7.08%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco
7 7 (6.19%) JBoss
8 5 (4.42%) SAP
9 4 (3.54%) Zend
10 2 (1.77%) HP
10 2 (1.77%) Remedy
11 1 (0.88%) Kalido
11 1 (0.88%) EMC
11 1 (0.88%) Informatica
11 1 (0.88%) Sun
11 1 (0.88%) IBM
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