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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 66 70 106
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 75 74 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.35% 2.43% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 5.98% 5.90% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 62 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.59 £42.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
-32.74% +77.82%
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
1254 1254 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.25% 41.16% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 798 537
Average daily rate £370 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 66
Average hourly rate £20.50 £20.06 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.19% +16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -31 21 £375 -6.25% 2
Devon +12 20 £425 +30.76% 1
Wiltshire +8 15 £350 - 4
Gloucestershire -3 13 £425 -15.00% 6
Dorset -1 3 £450 -5.26% 3
Somerset +2 1 £375 -9.09% 3
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Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 105 (90.52%) Linux
2 60 (51.72%) Puppet
3 56 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 46 (39.66%) VMware
5 45 (38.79%) Java
5 45 (38.79%) DevOps
6 43 (37.07%) Apache
7 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
7 37 (31.90%) Jenkins
8 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (30.17%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (29.31%) Configuration Management
11 29 (25.00%) CentOS
11 29 (25.00%) Open Source
12 28 (24.14%) JBoss
12 28 (24.14%) UNIX
12 28 (24.14%) Windows
12 28 (24.14%) Ansible
12 28 (24.14%) Bash Shell
13 27 (23.28%) MySQL
14 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
15 25 (21.55%) Web Services
15 25 (21.55%) Tomcat
16 24 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
17 22 (18.97%) Firewall
17 22 (18.97%) Python
17 22 (18.97%) SQL
18 21 (18.10%) Oracle
19 20 (17.24%) Perl
19 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (37.07%) Apache
2 28 (24.14%) JBoss
3 25 (21.55%) Tomcat
4 18 (15.52%) IIS
5 10 (8.62%) WebSphere
6 9 (7.76%) Confluence
6 9 (7.76%) SharePoint
7 8 (6.90%) nginx
8 7 (6.03%) MediaWiki
9 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
11 4 (3.45%) IBM Notes
11 4 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.72%) WordPress
13 1 (0.86%) WebSphere Portal
13 1 (0.86%) Node.js
13 1 (0.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.72%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.72%) SaaS
3 1 (0.86%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Route 53
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.97%) Firewall
2 20 (17.24%) TCP/IP
3 18 (15.52%) DNS
4 11 (9.48%) VPN
5 10 (8.62%) SAN
6 9 (7.76%) HTTP
7 8 (6.90%) LDAP
7 8 (6.90%) Network Security
8 6 (5.17%) DHCP
9 5 (4.31%) LAN
9 5 (4.31%) WAN
9 5 (4.31%) OSPF
9 5 (4.31%) IPsec
9 5 (4.31%) IPv6
10 4 (3.45%) HTTPS
10 4 (3.45%) SSL
10 4 (3.45%) BGP
10 4 (3.45%) EIGRP
11 3 (2.59%) VoIP
11 3 (2.59%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.28%) MySQL
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
3 16 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (11.21%) Relational Database
5 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.31%) DB2
7 4 (3.45%) MarkLogic
8 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
9 2 (1.72%) SQLite
10 1 (0.86%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Git (software)
1 37 (31.90%) Jenkins
2 19 (16.38%) JIRA
3 18 (15.52%) Subversion
4 11 (9.48%) Hudson
5 4 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.59%) Maven
7 2 (1.72%) Ant
7 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.72%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.86%) GitLab
8 1 (0.86%) RSpec
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.03%) Marketing
4 7 (6.03%) Electronics
5 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (25.86%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (23.28%) Linux Engineer
3 26 (22.41%) Administrator
4 23 (19.83%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (12.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 12 (10.34%) Designer
8 9 (7.76%) Solutions Designer
9 8 (6.90%) Developer
9 8 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Designer
10 7 (6.03%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) UNIX Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Java Developer
12 4 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.45%) Web Administrator
12 4 (3.45%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 3 (2.59%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.55%) Web Services
2 18 (15.52%) Java EE
3 11 (9.48%) Middleware
4 10 (8.62%) JSR 168
4 10 (8.62%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (8.62%) Struts
5 9 (7.76%) RESTful
6 6 (5.17%) CSS
6 6 (5.17%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (5.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (4.31%) HTML
7 5 (4.31%) XML
8 4 (3.45%) .NET
8 4 (3.45%) J2EE
8 4 (3.45%) JSON
8 4 (3.45%) LAMP
8 4 (3.45%) Spring
8 4 (3.45%) WebCenter
9 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.34%) Wiki
2 11 (9.48%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.62%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.03%) DTV
5 5 (4.31%) Clustering
5 5 (4.31%) Derivative
5 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.72%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.72%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.86%) Replication
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 105 (90.52%) Linux
2 56 (48.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (25.00%) CentOS
4 28 (24.14%) UNIX
4 28 (24.14%) Windows
5 19 (16.38%) Ubuntu
6 13 (11.21%) Solaris
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (10.34%) Debian
8 7 (6.03%) Amazon Linux
9 6 (5.17%) Fedora
10 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (2.59%) VMS
11 3 (2.59%) AIX
12 1 (0.86%) HPUX
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.86%) SmartOS
12 1 (0.86%) CoreOS
12 1 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.79%) DevOps
2 36 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.31%) Configuration Management
4 29 (25.00%) Open Source
5 24 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (12.07%) SOA
6 14 (12.07%) Migration
7 13 (11.21%) Scrum
7 13 (11.21%) TDD
7 13 (11.21%) Load Balancing
8 12 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
9 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (7.76%) Project Management
10 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.90%) ITIL
11 8 (6.90%) Build Automation
12 7 (6.03%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (6.03%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) Java
2 28 (24.14%) Bash Shell
3 22 (18.97%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) Python
4 20 (17.24%) Perl
5 19 (16.38%) Ruby
6 17 (14.66%) Shell Script
7 10 (8.62%) PHP
8 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.31%) C++
9 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
10 4 (3.45%) PL/SQL
11 3 (2.59%) C#
12 2 (1.72%) C
13 1 (0.86%) Ada
13 1 (0.86%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.86%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (16.38%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) RHCE
3 12 (10.34%) DV Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (2.59%) Degree
7 2 (1.72%) CCNP
7 2 (1.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
1 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.34%) iptables
3 10 (8.62%) Samba
3 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (7.76%) vSphere
5 8 (6.90%) Docker
6 7 (6.03%) VirtualBox
6 7 (6.03%) Postfix
7 5 (4.31%) Varnish
8 4 (3.45%) XenServer
8 4 (3.45%) ISA Server
9 3 (2.59%) VMware ESX
9 3 (2.59%) Xen
9 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.86%) Firmware
10 1 (0.86%) Snort
10 1 (0.86%) Squid
10 1 (0.86%) vCloud
10 1 (0.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (51.72%) Puppet
2 35 (30.17%) Opscode Chef
3 28 (24.14%) Ansible
4 13 (11.21%) Vagrant
5 8 (6.90%) ZABBIX
6 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 5 (4.31%) Nagios
8 4 (3.45%) Ganglia
9 3 (2.59%) Zenoss
9 3 (2.59%) Bcfg2
9 3 (2.59%) Ganeti
10 2 (1.72%) Salt
10 2 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.86%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.86%) logstash
11 1 (0.86%) CFEngine
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.86%) Nessus
11 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.86%) systemd
Vendors
1 46 (39.66%) VMware
2 21 (18.10%) Oracle
3 16 (13.79%) IBM
4 10 (8.62%) HP
5 8 (6.90%) Cisco
6 7 (6.03%) Sun
6 7 (6.03%) SAP
7 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.17%) NetApp
8 5 (4.31%) Infoblox
9 4 (3.45%) Ektron
9 4 (3.45%) McAfee
9 4 (3.45%) Lotus
9 4 (3.45%) Citrix
9 4 (3.45%) BEA
10 3 (2.59%) TOWER Software
11 2 (1.72%) BMC
11 2 (1.72%) CA
11 2 (1.72%) Juniper
12 1 (0.86%) CheckPoint
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