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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 103 80 80
Rank change year-on-year
-23 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 38 62 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.29% 1.99% 2.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 5.34% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 47 61
Median daily rate £423 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £323 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £35.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.09 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.20% +50.98%
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
1294 1162 1298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 43.83% 37.32% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 699 849
Median daily rate £368 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 103 64
Median hourly rate £22.00 £20.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.99% +12.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.27 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.49% +7.19%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucestershire +6 17 £410 -3.52% 6
Dorset - 10 £446 -
Wiltshire -19 5 £413 +3.12%
Bristol -9 3 £450 +16.12%
Somerset +8 1 - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 38 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 38 (54.29%) Puppet
3 34 (48.57%) Perl
4 29 (41.43%) Unix
4 29 (41.43%) TCP/IP
4 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
5 25 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (34.29%) JIRA
6 24 (34.29%) Solaris
6 24 (34.29%) Oracle
7 23 (32.86%) ITIL
8 22 (31.43%) Tomcat
8 22 (31.43%) VMware
9 21 (30.00%) Python
10 20 (28.57%) Samba
10 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 19 (27.14%) CentOS
12 18 (25.71%) Java
12 18 (25.71%) RHCE
13 17 (24.29%) DV Cleared
14 16 (22.86%) MySQL
15 15 (21.43%) Finance
15 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
16 14 (20.00%) Wiki
16 14 (20.00%) DevOps
16 14 (20.00%) Firewall
16 14 (20.00%) LAMP
16 14 (20.00%) LDAP
16 14 (20.00%) Apache

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 22 (31.43%) Tomcat
2 14 (20.00%) Apache
3 8 (11.43%) JBoss
4 6 (8.57%) MQSeries
5 2 (2.86%) Confluence
5 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) TCP/IP
2 14 (20.00%) Firewall
2 14 (20.00%) LDAP
3 13 (18.57%) DNS
4 9 (12.86%) DHCP
5 8 (11.43%) NAS
6 7 (10.00%) HTTP
7 6 (8.57%) FTP
7 6 (8.57%) HTTPS
7 6 (8.57%) IPsec
7 6 (8.57%) Network Security
7 6 (8.57%) VPN
8 5 (7.14%) BIG-IP
8 5 (7.14%) tcpdump
8 5 (7.14%) Wireshark
9 4 (5.71%) SAN
10 2 (2.86%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.43%) IPv6
11 1 (1.43%) Multicast
11 1 (1.43%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.86%) MySQL
2 7 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) JIRA
2 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.00%) Hudson
5 3 (4.29%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (1.43%) Subversion
7 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Electronics
2 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.86%) Marketing
2 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Administrator
3 9 (12.86%) Systems Administrator
4 8 (11.43%) Developer
4 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 7 (10.00%) Designer
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (10.00%) Senior Designer
6 6 (8.57%) Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Unix Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Subject Matter Expert
8 4 (5.71%) Unix Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) LAMP
2 8 (11.43%) Hibernate
2 8 (11.43%) HTML
2 8 (11.43%) J2EE
2 8 (11.43%) Spring
3 7 (10.00%) jQuery
3 7 (10.00%) JSON
4 4 (5.71%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Middleware
5 2 (2.86%) SOAP
5 2 (2.86%) Web Services
6 1 (1.43%) .NET
6 1 (1.43%) CSS
6 1 (1.43%) EJB
6 1 (1.43%) Java RMI
6 1 (1.43%) JDBC
6 1 (1.43%) JSP
6 1 (1.43%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (1.43%) OC4J
6 1 (1.43%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Wiki
2 9 (12.86%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (8.57%) Data Centre
5 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 5 (7.14%) iPad
6 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
7 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.86%) Ergonomics
8 2 (2.86%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.43%) iSeries
9 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 68 (97.14%) Linux
2 29 (41.43%) Unix
3 25 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (34.29%) Solaris
5 19 (27.14%) CentOS
6 10 (14.29%) Windows
7 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.71%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.43%) HPUX
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) ITIL
2 20 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 14 (20.00%) DevOps
4 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
6 7 (10.00%) BCP
6 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 5 (7.14%) Kernel Tuning
8 5 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Capacity Management
10 3 (4.29%) ITIL V3
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (48.57%) Perl
2 21 (30.00%) Python
3 18 (25.71%) Java
4 13 (18.57%) Bash Shell
5 11 (15.71%) Shell Script
6 10 (14.29%) SQL
7 9 (12.86%) JavaScript
8 8 (11.43%) PL/SQL
9 7 (10.00%) C#
9 7 (10.00%) C++
10 3 (4.29%) C
11 2 (2.86%) C-shell
11 2 (2.86%) PHP
12 1 (1.43%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.71%) RHCE
3 17 (24.29%) DV Cleared
4 15 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.43%) Degree
6 1 (1.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (41.43%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.57%) Samba
3 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (7.14%) vSphere
6 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.86%) Firmware
7 2 (2.86%) NFS
7 2 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 38 (54.29%) Puppet
2 12 (17.14%) Nagios
3 10 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (5.71%) Failover Clustering
5 3 (4.29%) Ansible
6 2 (2.86%) Capistrano
6 2 (2.86%) yum
7 1 (1.43%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.43%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.43%) WSUS
7 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Oracle
2 22 (31.43%) VMware
3 12 (17.14%) F5
4 8 (11.43%) NetApp
5 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.71%) IBM
7 4 (5.71%) Sun
8 3 (4.29%) Veritas
9 2 (2.86%) Cisco
9 2 (2.86%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) HP
9 2 (2.86%) SAP
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.43%) Citrix
10 1 (1.43%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.43%) Splunk