The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Satellite skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Satellite over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Satellite
Rank 598 558 591
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Satellite 3 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.032% 0.020%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.071% 0.43% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Systems Management category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4218 3917 3906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.36% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2234 2037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 146 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.60% +11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.98 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.17 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.09% +2.50%

Red Hat Satellite
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Satellite within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Systems Management category.

Red Hat Satellite Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Satellite within the UK.

Red Hat Satellite Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Satellite within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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
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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
England -41 3 £300 -22.58% 1
London +2 1 - - 1
East of England -20 1 - -
Brentwood - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -

Red Hat Satellite
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Satellite 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 Satellite.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
4 7 (70.00%) JBoss
5 5 (50.00%) ITIL
5 5 (50.00%) RHCE
6 4 (40.00%) BMC
6 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
6 4 (40.00%) Control-M
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
8 2 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (20.00%) HPUX
8 2 (20.00%) Perl
8 2 (20.00%) Python
8 2 (20.00%) NFS
8 2 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (10.00%) YUM
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
9 1 (10.00%) Sun
9 1 (10.00%) HP
9 1 (10.00%) Citrix
9 1 (10.00%) Firmware
9 1 (10.00%) Java

Red Hat Satellite
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Satellite 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 Satellite. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) PaaS
1 1 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) SSH
2 1 (10.00%) InfiniBand
2 1 (10.00%) LDAP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Informix
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
5 1 (10.00%) SELinux
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) RHCE
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) XenApp
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Control-M
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (10.00%) YUM
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) logstash
3 1 (10.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) JBoss
3 4 (40.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle