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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 100 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 43 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 1.35% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 3.12% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 21
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.94%
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
1179 1379 955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.96% 43.28% 43.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 860 551
Average daily rate £360 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 77 61
Average hourly rate £20.19 £17.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.34% +32.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.35 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -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 6 May 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 6 May 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 18 £400 -5.88% 3
Wiltshire +22 9 £425 +26.86% 5
Gloucestershire -29 4 £400 +14.28% 2
Somerset +9 2 - -
Devon - 1 - - 4
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 (92.21%) Linux
2 46 (59.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (53.25%) VMware
4 35 (45.45%) Puppet
5 30 (38.96%) Java
6 29 (37.66%) Apache
7 28 (36.36%) DevOps
8 25 (32.47%) CentOS
9 24 (31.17%) Jenkins
9 24 (31.17%) Windows
10 23 (29.87%) UNIX
10 23 (29.87%) MySQL
11 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
12 20 (25.97%) Firewall
13 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
13 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
13 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
14 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
14 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
15 17 (22.08%) VPN
15 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (20.78%) Ruby
16 16 (20.78%) Subversion
16 16 (20.78%) Python
17 15 (19.48%) Web Services
18 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (18.18%) Debian
19 13 (16.88%) Citrix
19 13 (16.88%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 29 (37.66%) Apache
2 13 (16.88%) IIS
3 12 (15.58%) Tomcat
4 11 (14.29%) nginx
4 11 (14.29%) Confluence
4 11 (14.29%) MediaWiki
5 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 7 (9.09%) JBoss
6 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.30%) Node.js
8 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
8 1 (1.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Office
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.60%) Summit
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.49%) SaaS
3 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) PaaS
6 1 (1.30%) Route 53
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) Firewall
2 17 (22.08%) VPN
3 12 (15.58%) IPsec
4 11 (14.29%) DNS
4 11 (14.29%) LDAP
5 8 (10.39%) LAN
5 8 (10.39%) WAN
5 8 (10.39%) Network Security
6 7 (9.09%) DHCP
6 7 (9.09%) IPv6
6 7 (9.09%) OSPF
6 7 (9.09%) BGP
6 7 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 5 (6.49%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.90%) SAN
9 2 (2.60%) HTTPS
9 2 (2.60%) SSL
9 2 (2.60%) HTTP
9 2 (2.60%) VLAN
9 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) MySQL
2 11 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.60%) SQLite
6 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.30%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Jenkins
2 22 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (20.78%) Subversion
4 12 (15.58%) Hudson
5 11 (14.29%) JIRA
6 4 (5.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.19%) Maven
7 2 (2.60%) Ant
7 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
General
1 8 (10.39%) Telecoms
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
1 8 (10.39%) Manufacturing
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
2 7 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (33.77%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (28.57%) Administrator
3 19 (24.68%) Linux Administrator
4 17 (22.08%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (20.78%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (19.48%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 11 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Developer
9 5 (6.49%) UNIX Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.19%) Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Technical Analyst
12 2 (2.60%) Network Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Linux Support
12 2 (2.60%) Web Administrator
12 2 (2.60%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 1 (1.30%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) LAMP
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
3 3 (3.90%) XML
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) Servlets
4 2 (2.60%) jQuery
4 2 (2.60%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.60%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.30%) REST
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) React
5 1 (1.30%) Qt
5 1 (1.30%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Java EE
5 1 (1.30%) JSON
5 1 (1.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Wiki
2 9 (11.69%) Open Source
3 8 (10.39%) Clustering
3 8 (10.39%) Mobile App
4 7 (9.09%) DTV
5 5 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.90%) Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Animation
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 71 (92.21%) Linux
2 46 (59.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (32.47%) CentOS
4 24 (31.17%) Windows
5 23 (29.87%) UNIX
6 14 (18.18%) Debian
7 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (15.58%) Ubuntu
8 6 (7.79%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.79%) Amazon Linux
8 6 (7.79%) Solaris
9 4 (5.19%) Fedora
10 3 (3.90%) VMS
10 3 (3.90%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) HPUX
11 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) DevOps
2 18 (23.38%) Configuration Management
3 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (15.58%) Scrum
6 11 (14.29%) Build Automation
7 8 (10.39%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
8 7 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 7 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Migration
10 5 (6.49%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.49%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.49%) Database Theory
10 5 (6.49%) Relational Database Theory
10 5 (6.49%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.96%) Java
2 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
3 16 (20.78%) Ruby
3 16 (20.78%) Python
4 13 (16.88%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) PHP
6 11 (14.29%) Perl
7 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.90%) PHP5
9 2 (2.60%) Ada
9 2 (2.60%) C
9 2 (2.60%) C++
10 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.30%) Groovy
10 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.39%) RHCE
3 7 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (5.19%) CCNA
4 4 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.30%) CCNP
6 1 (1.30%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.60%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.30%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (15.58%) Postfix
3 12 (15.58%) Samba
4 11 (14.29%) vSphere
4 11 (14.29%) iptables
5 8 (10.39%) XenServer
6 5 (6.49%) XenApp
7 3 (3.90%) Xen
8 2 (2.60%) Firmware
8 2 (2.60%) Varnish
9 1 (1.30%) NFS
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 35 (45.45%) Puppet
2 19 (24.68%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (14.29%) ZABBIX
4 10 (12.99%) Ansible
5 6 (7.79%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (5.19%) yum
6 4 (5.19%) Salt
7 3 (3.90%) Ganeti
7 3 (3.90%) SELinux
7 3 (3.90%) Bcfg2
7 3 (3.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.60%) Nagios
9 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.30%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) VMware
2 13 (16.88%) Citrix
3 11 (14.29%) Oracle
4 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.09%) HP
5 7 (9.09%) SAP
6 5 (6.49%) Wyse
7 4 (5.19%) Cisco
8 3 (3.90%) Remedy
9 2 (2.60%) Serena
9 2 (2.60%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.30%) F5
10 1 (1.30%) Sun
10 1 (1.30%) IBM
10 1 (1.30%) BMC
10 1 (1.30%) Nokia
10 1 (1.30%) Veritas
10 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
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