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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 103 89 66
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 41 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.24% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 2.94% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 40
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.72 £37.50 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+13.92% +33.33%
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
1277 1189 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.14% 42.19% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 671 648
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £198 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 62 73
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.48% -22.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.54 £11.55 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.45 £30.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 February 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 February 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 +8 19 £385 -9.41% 10
Gloucestershire -20 7 £450 +23.28% 3
Wiltshire -1 6 £325 -2.98% 3
Devon - 5 £313 -
Dorset - - - - 2
Somerset - - - - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 71 (94.67%) Linux
2 42 (56.00%) VMware
3 41 (54.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 38 (50.67%) Apache
5 31 (41.33%) CentOS
5 31 (41.33%) Puppet
6 29 (38.67%) Bash Shell
7 28 (37.33%) DevOps
8 26 (34.67%) Ruby
9 25 (33.33%) UNIX
9 25 (33.33%) Java
9 25 (33.33%) Perl
9 25 (33.33%) Firewall
10 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (30.67%) PHP
11 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
11 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
12 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
12 21 (28.00%) Windows
12 21 (28.00%) Citrix
13 20 (26.67%) LDAP
13 20 (26.67%) MySQL
14 19 (25.33%) Python
15 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (24.00%) Samba
16 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
16 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
16 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
16 16 (21.33%) XenServer
16 16 (21.33%) Ubuntu

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 38 (50.67%) Apache
2 13 (17.33%) Tomcat
3 9 (12.00%) IIS
3 9 (12.00%) JBoss
3 9 (12.00%) nginx
3 9 (12.00%) Confluence
3 9 (12.00%) MediaWiki
4 4 (5.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) SaaS
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) Firewall
2 20 (26.67%) LDAP
3 15 (20.00%) LAN
3 15 (20.00%) WAN
4 14 (18.67%) VPN
5 13 (17.33%) IPsec
6 12 (16.00%) DNS
7 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.67%) Network Security
8 8 (10.67%) DHCP
8 8 (10.67%) IPv6
8 8 (10.67%) OSPF
8 8 (10.67%) BGP
8 8 (10.67%) EIGRP
9 5 (6.67%) Internet
10 4 (5.33%) HTTP
11 2 (2.67%) SAN
11 2 (2.67%) 3G
11 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
11 2 (2.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) MySQL
2 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (10.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.33%) Big Data
6 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (29.33%) Jenkins
2 16 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 16 (21.33%) Hudson
3 13 (17.33%) Subversion
4 9 (12.00%) JIRA
5 3 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (17.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (14.67%) Finance
3 8 (10.67%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.67%) Marketing
3 8 (10.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (32.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (29.33%) Administrator
3 19 (25.33%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (20.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 14 (18.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Developer
8 3 (4.00%) Linux Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Linux Support
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Cloud Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.67%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.67%) Network Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) LAMP
2 9 (12.00%) Web Services
3 5 (6.67%) .NET
4 3 (4.00%) XML
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) Servlets
5 2 (2.67%) Spring
5 2 (2.67%) jQuery
5 2 (2.67%) RESTful
5 2 (2.67%) WebCenter
6 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.33%) Wiki
2 8 (10.67%) DTV
3 6 (8.00%) Clustering
4 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.33%) Open Source
6 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (2.67%) PKI
7 2 (2.67%) Derivative
8 1 (1.33%) Animation
8 1 (1.33%) CESG
8 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 71 (94.67%) Linux
2 41 (54.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (41.33%) CentOS
4 25 (33.33%) UNIX
5 21 (28.00%) Windows
6 16 (21.33%) Ubuntu
7 13 (17.33%) Debian
8 10 (13.33%) Solaris
9 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (8.00%) Fedora
10 6 (8.00%) Windows 7
11 5 (6.67%) Amazon Linux
12 3 (4.00%) VMS
13 2 (2.67%) AIX
14 1 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) DevOps
2 23 (30.67%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (21.33%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.00%) Scrum
5 9 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (10.67%) Build Automation
6 8 (10.67%) Digital Marketing
6 8 (10.67%) Programme Management
6 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.00%) Database Theory
7 6 (8.00%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (6.67%) ITIL
8 5 (6.67%) Migration
8 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (5.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.67%) Bash Shell
2 26 (34.67%) Ruby
3 25 (33.33%) Java
3 25 (33.33%) Perl
4 23 (30.67%) PHP
5 19 (25.33%) Python
6 14 (18.67%) SQL
7 7 (9.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.00%) PHP5
9 2 (2.67%) Ada
9 2 (2.67%) C
10 1 (1.33%) C++
10 1 (1.33%) Erlang
10 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 21 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (16.00%) CCNA
5 5 (6.67%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.33%) RHCE
6 4 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.67%) CCNP
8 1 (1.33%) CCSE
8 1 (1.33%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (4.00%) ISO 14001
1 3 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (24.00%) Samba
1 18 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (21.33%) XenServer
3 11 (14.67%) vSphere
3 11 (14.67%) Postfix
3 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.67%) XenApp
5 3 (4.00%) Xen
6 2 (2.67%) Firmware
6 2 (2.67%) Varnish
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.33%) NFS
7 1 (1.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (1.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 31 (41.33%) Puppet
2 22 (29.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.00%) Salt
4 9 (12.00%) ZABBIX
5 6 (8.00%) yum
6 5 (6.67%) Ansible
7 4 (5.33%) SELinux
7 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
8 3 (4.00%) Bcfg2
8 3 (4.00%) Ganeti
9 2 (2.67%) NSN NetAct
9 2 (2.67%) Nagios
10 1 (1.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 42 (56.00%) VMware
2 21 (28.00%) Citrix
3 14 (18.67%) Oracle
4 8 (10.67%) SAP
4 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) Remedy
6 5 (6.67%) Wyse
6 5 (6.67%) Cisco
7 3 (4.00%) BMC
7 3 (4.00%) HP
8 2 (2.67%) Infoblox
8 2 (2.67%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 2 (2.67%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) Sun
8 2 (2.67%) Serena
9 1 (1.33%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.33%) Huawei
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas
9 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.33%) F5
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