The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 67 107 104
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 75 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.47% 0.33% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 5.97% 0.76% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 2 15
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £353 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £373 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -36.26%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 921 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.34% 42.98% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 541 675
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +23 47 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 12 £475 +26.66% 10
Devon - 6 £325 -
Wiltshire -8 3 £350 - 5
Somerset - 2 £414 - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 118 (99.16%) Linux
2 56 (47.06%) CentOS
3 55 (46.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 54 (45.38%) VMware
5 51 (42.86%) PHP
6 48 (40.34%) Ruby
7 45 (37.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (36.13%) Apache
9 40 (33.61%) LAMP
9 40 (33.61%) Puppet
10 39 (32.77%) Windows
10 39 (32.77%) Perl
11 37 (31.09%) DevOps
12 36 (30.25%) Bash Shell
13 34 (28.57%) Ubuntu
13 34 (28.57%) Java
13 34 (28.57%) MySQL
14 33 (27.73%) Debian
15 32 (26.89%) Firewall
16 31 (26.05%) Samba
17 28 (23.53%) Python
17 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (21.85%) LAN
18 26 (21.85%) WAN
19 25 (21.01%) nginx
20 24 (20.17%) VPN
21 22 (18.49%) LDAP
22 21 (17.65%) UNIX
22 21 (17.65%) XenServer
22 21 (17.65%) Opscode Chef

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 43 (36.13%) Apache
2 25 (21.01%) nginx
3 14 (11.76%) Confluence
4 12 (10.08%) MediaWiki
5 10 (8.40%) Drupal
6 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (5.88%) IIS
7 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.52%) Moodle
8 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.68%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.52%) Magento
2 3 (2.52%) Shopify
3 1 (0.84%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.92%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.20%) SaaS
3 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) Firewall
2 26 (21.85%) LAN
2 26 (21.85%) WAN
3 24 (20.17%) VPN
4 22 (18.49%) LDAP
5 19 (15.97%) Network Security
6 15 (12.61%) TCP/IP
6 15 (12.61%) SAN
7 13 (10.92%) DNS
8 12 (10.08%) IPv6
8 12 (10.08%) SMTP
8 12 (10.08%) OSPF
8 12 (10.08%) BGP
8 12 (10.08%) EIGRP
8 12 (10.08%) IPsec
9 7 (5.88%) Internet
9 7 (5.88%) SNMP
10 3 (2.52%) DHCP
10 3 (2.52%) FTP
11 2 (1.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (28.57%) MySQL
2 19 (15.97%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.61%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (5.88%) RDBMS
5 7 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 5 (4.20%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.52%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.52%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.84%) Big Data
9 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.84%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (16.81%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.45%) Subversion
4 15 (12.61%) JIRA
5 14 (11.76%) Hudson
6 2 (1.68%) MSI
6 2 (1.68%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (7.56%) Finance
2 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 4 (3.36%) Electronics
4 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Administrator
1 32 (26.89%) Linux Administrator
2 26 (21.85%) Linux Engineer
3 22 (18.49%) Developer
4 21 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
5 19 (15.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (15.97%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.88%) Drupal Developer
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (4.20%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (4.20%) DBA
8 5 (4.20%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (4.20%) Python Developer
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) QA Engineer
10 3 (2.52%) PHP Developer
10 3 (2.52%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (33.61%) LAMP
2 17 (14.29%) Web Services
3 16 (13.45%) jQuery
4 13 (10.92%) CSS
5 8 (6.72%) Spring
6 7 (5.88%) RSS
7 5 (4.20%) Servlets
8 4 (3.36%) RESTful
9 3 (2.52%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.68%) Middleware
10 2 (1.68%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.84%) HTML
11 1 (0.84%) HTML5
11 1 (0.84%) CSS3
11 1 (0.84%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.08%) Wiki
2 8 (6.72%) Open Source
3 4 (3.36%) DTV
3 4 (3.36%) Animation
3 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.52%) Clustering
4 3 (2.52%) VLE
4 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.68%) CMDB
5 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.84%) NHS
6 1 (0.84%) IPTV
6 1 (0.84%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.84%) Social Media
6 1 (0.84%) Celerra
6 1 (0.84%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 118 (99.16%) Linux
2 56 (47.06%) CentOS
3 55 (46.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (32.77%) Windows
5 34 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 33 (27.73%) Debian
7 21 (17.65%) UNIX
8 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.40%) Solaris
10 9 (7.56%) Fedora
11 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
12 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (4.20%) HPUX
14 4 (3.36%) AIX
15 3 (2.52%) Scientific Linux
15 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2012
15 3 (2.52%) SELinux
16 2 (1.68%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) DevOps
2 28 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.61%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (10.92%) Configuration Management
7 12 (10.08%) Data Modelling
7 12 (10.08%) Load Balancing
8 11 (9.24%) Build Automation
9 9 (7.56%) Scrum
10 7 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.20%) ITIL
11 5 (4.20%) TDD
11 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.20%) Network Design
11 5 (4.20%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.20%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.36%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.36%) Programme Management
12 4 (3.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.86%) PHP
2 48 (40.34%) Ruby
3 39 (32.77%) Perl
4 36 (30.25%) Bash Shell
5 34 (28.57%) Java
6 28 (23.53%) Python
7 19 (15.97%) Shell Script
8 18 (15.13%) SQL
9 9 (7.56%) PHP5
10 8 (6.72%) Bourne shell
11 5 (4.20%) Korn
11 5 (4.20%) VB
12 2 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.84%) sed
13 1 (0.84%) AWK
13 1 (0.84%) C
13 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.24%) Degree
4 3 (2.52%) CCNA
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.68%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 45 (37.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (26.05%) Samba
3 21 (17.65%) XenServer
4 20 (16.81%) NFS
5 19 (15.97%) Postfix
6 7 (5.88%) qmail
6 7 (5.88%) vSphere
6 7 (5.88%) Squid
6 7 (5.88%) VirtualBox
7 6 (5.04%) Active Directory
7 6 (5.04%) Varnish
8 5 (4.20%) Sendmail
9 4 (3.36%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
10 3 (2.52%) Xen
10 3 (2.52%) KVM
11 2 (1.68%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
11 2 (1.68%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (33.61%) Puppet
2 21 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (12.61%) ZABBIX
4 11 (9.24%) Salt
5 8 (6.72%) Cacti
5 8 (6.72%) Nagios
6 6 (5.04%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.68%) YUM
7 2 (1.68%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.84%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.84%) nmon
Vendors
1 54 (45.38%) VMware
2 17 (14.29%) Oracle
3 14 (11.76%) Citrix
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) NetApp
6 8 (6.72%) Percona
7 7 (5.88%) JBoss
8 5 (4.20%) Zend
9 4 (3.36%) SAP
10 3 (2.52%) HP
11 2 (1.68%) EMC
11 2 (1.68%) Sun
11 2 (1.68%) Veritas
11 2 (1.68%) Remedy
11 2 (1.68%) 3Com
11 2 (1.68%) Acronis
12 1 (0.84%) Kalido
12 1 (0.84%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.84%) Informatica
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EarthStream Global
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Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
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Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Yoh Company
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
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Yoh
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Yoh
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Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
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Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
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Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
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