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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 64 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 72 8 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.42% 0.37% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 5.75% 0.87% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 3 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £355 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1253 923 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.10% 42.91% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 805 544 674
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 65 101
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.11 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.22% -22.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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 23 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 23 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 45 £400 - 4
Gloucestershire -6 10 £500 +33.33% 5
Devon - 6 £325 -
Wiltshire +3 3 £350 -3.44% 3
Somerset - 3 £413 - 1
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 117 (99.15%) Linux
2 57 (48.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (44.07%) CentOS
4 51 (43.22%) VMware
5 50 (42.37%) PHP
6 44 (37.29%) Ruby
7 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 39 (33.05%) Perl
8 39 (33.05%) Apache
8 39 (33.05%) LAMP
9 38 (32.20%) Puppet
10 36 (30.51%) Windows
11 35 (29.66%) Bash Shell
11 35 (29.66%) DevOps
12 33 (27.97%) Java
12 33 (27.97%) MySQL
13 32 (27.12%) Ubuntu
14 31 (26.27%) Debian
14 31 (26.27%) Firewall
15 30 (25.42%) Samba
16 29 (24.58%) Python
17 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (21.19%) UNIX
19 24 (20.34%) LAN
19 24 (20.34%) WAN
19 24 (20.34%) nginx
20 23 (19.49%) VPN
21 22 (18.64%) NFS
22 21 (17.80%) Oracle
23 20 (16.95%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 39 (33.05%) Apache
2 24 (20.34%) nginx
3 13 (11.02%) Confluence
4 11 (9.32%) MediaWiki
5 10 (8.47%) Drupal
6 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
7 5 (4.24%) IIS
8 3 (2.54%) Moodle
8 3 (2.54%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.54%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.69%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (1.69%) MS Exchange
9 2 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.54%) Magento
2 3 (2.54%) Shopify
3 1 (0.85%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (11.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.78%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
3 5 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (26.27%) Firewall
2 24 (20.34%) LAN
2 24 (20.34%) WAN
3 23 (19.49%) VPN
4 19 (16.10%) LDAP
5 18 (15.25%) Network Security
6 15 (12.71%) SAN
7 14 (11.86%) DNS
8 12 (10.17%) TCP/IP
9 11 (9.32%) OSPF
9 11 (9.32%) BGP
9 11 (9.32%) EIGRP
9 11 (9.32%) IPv6
9 11 (9.32%) IPsec
10 10 (8.47%) SMTP
11 7 (5.93%) FTP
11 7 (5.93%) Internet
12 5 (4.24%) SSH
12 5 (4.24%) SNMP
13 4 (3.39%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (27.97%) MySQL
2 18 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 14 (11.86%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (5.93%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.08%) SQL Server
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.54%) Hazelcast
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.85%) Big Data
9 1 (0.85%) QlikView
9 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
3 14 (11.86%) Subversion
3 14 (11.86%) JIRA
4 13 (11.02%) Hudson
5 2 (1.69%) MSI
5 2 (1.69%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (7.63%) Finance
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
4 4 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (26.27%) Administrator
2 30 (25.42%) Linux Administrator
3 26 (22.03%) Linux Engineer
4 22 (18.64%) Developer
5 21 (17.80%) Systems Administrator
6 18 (15.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (14.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Drupal Developer
10 6 (5.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 6 (5.08%) UNIX Administrator
11 5 (4.24%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (4.24%) Python Developer
11 5 (4.24%) Oracle DBA
11 5 (4.24%) DBA
12 4 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.39%) QA Engineer
13 3 (2.54%) PHP Developer
13 3 (2.54%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.05%) LAMP
2 17 (14.41%) Web Services
3 16 (13.56%) jQuery
4 13 (11.02%) CSS
5 8 (6.78%) Spring
6 7 (5.93%) RSS
7 5 (4.24%) Servlets
8 4 (3.39%) RESTful
9 3 (2.54%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (1.69%) Middleware
10 2 (1.69%) WebCenter
10 2 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.85%) HTML
11 1 (0.85%) HTML5
11 1 (0.85%) CSS3
11 1 (0.85%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Wiki
2 8 (6.78%) Open Source
3 4 (3.39%) DTV
3 4 (3.39%) Animation
3 4 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) Clustering
4 3 (2.54%) VLE
4 3 (2.54%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.69%) Celerra
5 2 (1.69%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.69%) CMDB
5 2 (1.69%) Statistics
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) IPTV
6 1 (0.85%) FMCG
6 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 117 (99.15%) Linux
2 57 (48.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 52 (44.07%) CentOS
4 36 (30.51%) Windows
5 32 (27.12%) Ubuntu
6 31 (26.27%) Debian
7 25 (21.19%) UNIX
8 14 (11.86%) Solaris
8 14 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (7.63%) Fedora
10 7 (5.93%) Windows 7
11 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (3.39%) AIX
12 4 (3.39%) HPUX
13 3 (2.54%) Scientific Linux
13 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.54%) SELinux
14 2 (1.69%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.66%) DevOps
2 26 (22.03%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (11.86%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (10.17%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.17%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.32%) Data Modelling
8 10 (8.47%) Build Automation
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
10 7 (5.93%) Migration
10 7 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (5.93%) ITIL
11 5 (4.24%) TDD
11 5 (4.24%) Network Design
11 5 (4.24%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.24%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.24%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.39%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.39%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.37%) PHP
2 44 (37.29%) Ruby
3 39 (33.05%) Perl
4 35 (29.66%) Bash Shell
5 33 (27.97%) Java
6 29 (24.58%) Python
7 16 (13.56%) Shell Script
7 16 (13.56%) SQL
8 9 (7.63%) PHP5
9 6 (5.08%) Bourne shell
10 5 (4.24%) VB
11 4 (3.39%) Korn
12 2 (1.69%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.69%) C
13 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.85%) AWK
13 1 (0.85%) sed
Qualifications
1 20 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.56%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.63%) Degree
4 3 (2.54%) CCNA
4 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (25.42%) Samba
3 22 (18.64%) NFS
4 20 (16.95%) XenServer
5 18 (15.25%) Postfix
6 8 (6.78%) vSphere
7 7 (5.93%) VirtualBox
8 6 (5.08%) Varnish
8 6 (5.08%) Active Directory
9 5 (4.24%) Squid
9 5 (4.24%) Sendmail
9 5 (4.24%) qmail
10 4 (3.39%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
11 3 (2.54%) Xen
11 3 (2.54%) KVM
12 2 (1.69%) ISA Server
12 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
13 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 38 (32.20%) Puppet
2 19 (16.10%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (11.86%) ZABBIX
4 10 (8.47%) Salt
5 8 (6.78%) Cacti
5 8 (6.78%) Nagios
5 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.69%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.69%) YUM
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.85%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.85%) nmon
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) VMware
2 21 (17.80%) Oracle
3 13 (11.02%) Citrix
4 11 (9.32%) Microsoft
5 9 (7.63%) NetApp
6 8 (6.78%) Percona
7 7 (5.93%) Sun
7 7 (5.93%) JBoss
7 7 (5.93%) Cisco
8 5 (4.24%) Zend
9 4 (3.39%) EMC
9 4 (3.39%) SAP
10 3 (2.54%) HP
10 3 (2.54%) StorageTek
11 2 (1.69%) Veritas
11 2 (1.69%) Remedy
11 2 (1.69%) 3Com
11 2 (1.69%) Acronis
12 1 (0.85%) Kalido
12 1 (0.85%) CheckPoint
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Swindon
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