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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 102 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 41 44 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 1.52% 2.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 3.53% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 38
Average daily rate
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£400 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +52.63%
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
1242 1245 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.88% 43.09% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 700 637
Average daily rate £370 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 75 66
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.50 £15.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.22% +1.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.35 £35.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +9 21 £385 -9.41% 23
Gloucestershire -26 9 £438 +25.00% 11
Devon - 6 £313 - 6
Wiltshire +8 4 £425 +26.86% 1
Dorset - - - - 2
Somerset - - - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 70 (92.11%) Linux
2 43 (56.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 40 (52.63%) VMware
4 36 (47.37%) Apache
5 32 (42.11%) CentOS
5 32 (42.11%) Puppet
6 30 (39.47%) DevOps
7 28 (36.84%) Java
8 25 (32.89%) Windows
9 24 (31.58%) Jenkins
9 24 (31.58%) Bash Shell
10 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (30.26%) Ruby
10 23 (30.26%) UNIX
10 23 (30.26%) Firewall
11 22 (28.95%) MySQL
11 22 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
12 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
13 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
13 18 (23.68%) Perl
13 18 (23.68%) PHP
13 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (22.37%) Python
14 17 (22.37%) VPN
14 17 (22.37%) Citrix
15 16 (21.05%) Samba
15 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
15 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (19.74%) Hudson

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 36 (47.37%) Apache
2 15 (19.74%) Tomcat
3 12 (15.79%) IIS
4 11 (14.47%) nginx
4 11 (14.47%) Confluence
4 11 (14.47%) MediaWiki
5 8 (10.53%) JBoss
6 6 (7.89%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.95%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (13.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.95%) Summit
3 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.58%) SaaS
3 4 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.63%) PaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Route 53
6 1 (1.32%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (30.26%) Firewall
2 17 (22.37%) VPN
3 15 (19.74%) LDAP
4 13 (17.11%) IPsec
5 11 (14.47%) LAN
5 11 (14.47%) WAN
5 11 (14.47%) DNS
6 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
6 9 (11.84%) Network Security
7 8 (10.53%) OSPF
7 8 (10.53%) BGP
7 8 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 8 (10.53%) IPv6
8 7 (9.21%) DHCP
9 4 (5.26%) Internet
10 2 (2.63%) HTTP
10 2 (2.63%) SAN
10 2 (2.63%) HTTPS
10 2 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.95%) MySQL
2 11 (14.47%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.63%) SQLite
7 1 (1.32%) Big Data
7 1 (1.32%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (31.58%) Jenkins
2 20 (26.32%) Git (software)
3 15 (19.74%) Hudson
3 15 (19.74%) Subversion
4 11 (14.47%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.26%) Maven
6 2 (2.63%) Ant
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 11 (14.47%) Telecoms
3 10 (13.16%) Electronics
3 10 (13.16%) Manufacturing
3 10 (13.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Administrator
3 19 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (19.74%) Systems Administrator
5 14 (18.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 14 (18.42%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (18.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) UNIX Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Network Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Architect
9 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Web Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 10 (13.16%) LAMP
3 5 (6.58%) .NET
4 3 (3.95%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) Spring
5 2 (2.63%) jQuery
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) Servlets
5 2 (2.63%) RESTful
5 2 (2.63%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.32%) React
6 1 (1.32%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.32%) Qt
6 1 (1.32%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Wiki
2 10 (13.16%) DTV
3 7 (9.21%) Clustering
4 6 (7.89%) Open Source
5 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Derivative
7 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.63%) PKI
8 1 (1.32%) Animation
8 1 (1.32%) CESG
8 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (92.11%) Linux
2 43 (56.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (42.11%) CentOS
4 25 (32.89%) Windows
5 23 (30.26%) UNIX
6 14 (18.42%) Debian
6 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
7 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (9.21%) Fedora
8 7 (9.21%) Solaris
9 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.89%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (3.95%) VMS
11 2 (2.63%) AIX
12 1 (1.32%) HPUX
12 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) DevOps
2 23 (30.26%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
4 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.79%) Scrum
6 10 (13.16%) Programme Management
6 10 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (13.16%) Build Automation
6 10 (13.16%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (11.84%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.21%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.89%) Data Modelling
9 6 (7.89%) Database Theory
9 6 (7.89%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.58%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (6.58%) ITIL
10 5 (6.58%) Migration
10 5 (6.58%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Java
2 24 (31.58%) Bash Shell
3 23 (30.26%) Ruby
4 18 (23.68%) Perl
4 18 (23.68%) PHP
5 17 (22.37%) Python
6 14 (18.42%) SQL
7 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.95%) PHP5
9 2 (2.63%) Ada
10 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.32%) C
10 1 (1.32%) C++
10 1 (1.32%) Groovy
10 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 16 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 10 (13.16%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) CCNA
3 7 (9.21%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.58%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (5.26%) RHCE
6 1 (1.32%) RHCT
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.95%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.32%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.05%) Samba
3 14 (18.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (15.79%) Postfix
4 12 (15.79%) XenServer
5 11 (14.47%) vSphere
5 11 (14.47%) iptables
6 5 (6.58%) XenApp
7 3 (3.95%) Xen
8 2 (2.63%) Firmware
8 2 (2.63%) Varnish
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.32%) NFS
9 1 (1.32%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 32 (42.11%) Puppet
2 22 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (14.47%) ZABBIX
4 8 (10.53%) Salt
5 7 (9.21%) Ansible
6 5 (6.58%) yum
7 4 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
7 4 (5.26%) SELinux
8 3 (3.95%) Ganeti
8 3 (3.95%) Bcfg2
8 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
9 2 (2.63%) Nagios
10 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
10 1 (1.32%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (52.63%) VMware
2 17 (22.37%) Citrix
3 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 10 (13.16%) SAP
4 9 (11.84%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.58%) Wyse
6 4 (5.26%) Cisco
6 4 (5.26%) HP
6 4 (5.26%) Remedy
7 2 (2.63%) Serena
7 2 (2.63%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.32%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Veritas
8 1 (1.32%) Sun
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