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 Southampton 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 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 Southampton 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 36 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.28% 4.39% 0.71%
As % of the Vendors category 5.23% 8.28% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 2
Average daily rate
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£344 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.85% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
153 169 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 43.59% 52.98% 50.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 91 54
Average daily rate £349 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 29 40
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £12.33 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £28.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Southampton region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Southampton region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 7 (63.64%) Java
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Vagrant
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
4 6 (54.55%) EMC
5 5 (45.45%) vCloud
5 5 (45.45%) RSpec
5 5 (45.45%) Open Source
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
6 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (36.36%) Apache
6 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Maven
7 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
8 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
1 4 (36.36%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon S3
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (45.45%) RSpec
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) Spring
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
2 1 (9.09%) PostGIS
2 1 (9.09%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) CentOS
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) RHCT
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) vCloud
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) RHEV
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Puppet
2 7 (63.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) EMC
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
4 1 (9.09%) Atlassian