The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk over the 3 months to 28 January 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 558 551 527
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 13 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.016% 0.009%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.32% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 4
Average daily rate
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£475 - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
4043 3565 2975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.07% 7.30% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2048 1610
Average daily rate £425 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 139 209
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £33.78 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -16.00%

Red Hat Spacewalk
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Red Hat Spacewalk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 10 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 Spacewalk within the UK over the 3 months to 28 January 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
London +22 13 £475 - 2
England -13 13 £475 - 3
Scotland - - - -
Andover - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk.

1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 21 (91.30%) Puppet
3 19 (82.61%) VMware
4 17 (73.91%) Ruby
4 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
5 13 (56.52%) Apache
5 13 (56.52%) Python
6 12 (52.17%) CentOS
7 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (43.48%) Cobbler
9 9 (39.13%) UNIX
9 9 (39.13%) DNS
9 9 (39.13%) Nagios
9 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
10 8 (34.78%) Perl
10 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
10 8 (34.78%) DevOps
11 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (30.43%) Icinga
11 7 (30.43%) FreeIPA
11 7 (30.43%) Java
11 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
11 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
11 7 (30.43%) NFS
11 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (26.09%) Selenium
12 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
12 6 (26.09%) Red Hat

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (56.52%) Apache
2 7 (30.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
3 4 (17.39%) LDAP
3 4 (17.39%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (13.04%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) SMTP
5 1 (4.35%) DHCP
5 1 (4.35%) FTP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) SSH
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (56.52%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) GitLab
5 1 (4.35%) NeoLoad
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 4 (17.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (13.04%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Online Games
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) CentOS
3 11 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (39.13%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 1 (4.35%) Solaris
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Configuration Management
3 8 (34.78%) DevOps
4 7 (30.43%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (21.74%) Mentoring
5 5 (21.74%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
5 5 (21.74%) Kanban
6 4 (17.39%) Workflow
6 4 (17.39%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Ruby
2 13 (56.52%) Python
3 8 (34.78%) Perl
4 7 (30.43%) Java
4 7 (30.43%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (30.43%) NFS
3 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 4 (17.39%) Xen
4 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.70%) Samba
6 1 (4.35%) KVM
6 1 (4.35%) Corosync
6 1 (4.35%) GPFS
6 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
6 1 (4.35%) Squid
6 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 21 (91.30%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) Cobbler
3 9 (39.13%) Nagios
4 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (30.43%) Icinga
4 7 (30.43%) FreeIPA
5 6 (26.09%) Ansible
5 6 (26.09%) SELinux
6 2 (8.70%) Graphite
7 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.35%) collectd
7 1 (4.35%) logstash
7 1 (4.35%) Opsview
7 1 (4.35%) Nessus
7 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (4.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) VMware
2 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 5 (21.74%) EMC
4 1 (4.35%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) Akamai
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Reuters