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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / South West
Rank 92 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 38 26 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.47% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 2.18% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 25
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 £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.13%

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
1040 1190 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.25% 41.16% 40.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 664 786 739
Median daily rate £366 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £181 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 72 86
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 20 £325 -12.16% 1
Devon - 11 £403 - 1
Bristol +8 3 £365 +4.28% 6
Cornwall - 2 £350 -
Dorset 0 1 £300 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 - - 3
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 71 (92.21%) Linux
2 47 (61.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 27 (35.06%) VMware
5 26 (33.77%) Windows
6 23 (29.87%) DevOps
7 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
8 21 (27.27%) Solaris
8 21 (27.27%) Oracle
9 20 (25.97%) Unix
9 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
10 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
11 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
11 18 (23.38%) ITIL
12 16 (20.78%) DNS
12 16 (20.78%) vSphere
12 16 (20.78%) Puppet
13 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
14 14 (18.18%) Java
14 14 (18.18%) Ansible
14 14 (18.18%) Docker
15 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
16 12 (15.58%) CentOS
16 12 (15.58%) DV Cleared
16 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
17 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
18 10 (12.99%) SAN

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 9 (11.69%) Apache
1 9 (11.69%) Confluence
2 8 (10.39%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (10.39%) Tomcat
3 6 (7.79%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.19%) GlassFish
4 4 (5.19%) IIS
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (6.49%) GitHub
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.30%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Route 53
5 1 (1.30%) SaaS
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.78%) DNS
2 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.99%) SAN
4 8 (10.39%) DHCP
5 5 (6.49%) NAS
5 5 (6.49%) SSL
6 4 (5.19%) Kerberos
6 4 (5.19%) SMTP
7 3 (3.90%) VoIP
8 1 (1.30%) Firewall
8 1 (1.30%) HTTP
8 1 (1.30%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.30%) LDAP
8 1 (1.30%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.30%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Jenkins
2 9 (11.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 9 (11.69%) JIRA
2 9 (11.69%) Subversion
3 8 (10.39%) Hudson
4 7 (9.09%) Ant
4 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.60%) Gradle
6 2 (2.60%) JUnit
7 1 (1.30%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.30%) EasyMock
7 1 (1.30%) Maven
General
1 4 (5.19%) Games
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Electronics
2 2 (2.60%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (14.29%) Administrator
4 11 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.99%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.39%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Linux Support
7 7 (9.09%) Linux Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) WebOps Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Linux Support
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) ELK Stack
2 7 (9.09%) WebCenter
3 5 (6.49%) Middleware
4 4 (5.19%) EJB
4 4 (5.19%) Java EE
5 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 3 (3.90%) JMS
5 3 (3.90%) Web Services
6 2 (2.60%) .NET
6 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 2 (2.60%) XML
6 2 (2.60%) XSLT
7 1 (1.30%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) JSF
7 1 (1.30%) JSON
7 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.49%) Replication
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.19%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.90%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 71 (92.21%) Linux
2 47 (61.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (33.77%) Windows
4 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 21 (27.27%) Solaris
6 20 (25.97%) Unix
7 12 (15.58%) CentOS
8 7 (9.09%) AIX
8 7 (9.09%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.90%) Debian
11 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) DevOps
2 18 (23.38%) ITIL
3 13 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (9.09%) Database Tuning
5 7 (9.09%) Kernel Tuning
5 7 (9.09%) Microservices
5 7 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (9.09%) Web Development
5 7 (9.09%) Web Operations
6 5 (6.49%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.19%) OO
7 4 (5.19%) Open Source
7 4 (5.19%) TDD
8 3 (3.90%) High Availability
8 3 (3.90%) MapReduce
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) Perl
3 8 (10.39%) Python
3 8 (10.39%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.19%) AWK
5 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.19%) VBScript
6 3 (3.90%) C
6 3 (3.90%) C#
7 2 (2.60%) C++
7 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.60%) SQL
7 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.30%) PHP
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.90%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (3.90%) RHCE
5 3 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.60%) MCITP
6 2 (2.60%) MCSE
6 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
2 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 20 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 19 (24.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.78%) vSphere
4 14 (18.18%) Docker
5 6 (7.79%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.19%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (5.19%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.30%) Gluster
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Ansible
3 7 (9.09%) Icinga
3 7 (9.09%) Kibana
3 7 (9.09%) logstash
4 5 (6.49%) yum
5 4 (5.19%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.19%) vRealize
5 4 (5.19%) Zenoss
6 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.60%) ArcSight ESM
7 2 (2.60%) Salt
8 1 (1.30%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.30%) Nagios
8 1 (1.30%) OSSEC
8 1 (1.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (35.06%) VMware
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
4 10 (12.99%) Cisco
5 8 (10.39%) HP
6 7 (9.09%) Atlassian
7 6 (7.79%) IBM
7 6 (7.79%) Sun
8 5 (6.49%) Dell
8 5 (6.49%) Remedy
8 5 (6.49%) TOWER Software
8 5 (6.49%) Veritas
9 4 (5.19%) Brocade
9 4 (5.19%) EMC
9 4 (5.19%) Google
9 4 (5.19%) SaltStack
9 4 (5.19%) Symantec
10 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.60%) ArcSight
11 2 (2.60%) SAP
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