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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 580 588 535
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -53
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.009% 0.019%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.14% 0.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£463 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £500
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
4304 4072 3109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 7.52% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2612 2316 1783
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 173 175
Average hourly rate £20.19 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +19.25%

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 1 April 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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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 +9 6 £463 -
England -7 6 £463 -
Scotland - - - -
Andover - - - -
Burnley - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - -

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (95.45%) Linux
1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 19 (86.36%) VMware
3 17 (77.27%) Ruby
3 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (59.09%) CentOS
4 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
4 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (59.09%) Apache
4 13 (59.09%) Python
5 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (50.00%) Cobbler
6 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 8 (36.36%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) UNIX
6 8 (36.36%) Nagios
6 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
7 7 (31.82%) DNS
7 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Perl
7 7 (31.82%) MySQL
7 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
7 7 (31.82%) Icinga
7 7 (31.82%) FreeIPA
7 7 (31.82%) Ansible
7 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (27.27%) SELinux
8 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (59.09%) Apache
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (18.18%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (18.18%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.64%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) DHCP
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MySQL
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) NeoLoad
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 4 (18.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LAMP
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Online Games
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Open Source
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) CentOS
3 11 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) UNIX
5 2 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (36.36%) DevOps
2 8 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 7 (31.82%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (27.27%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 1 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Ruby
2 13 (59.09%) Python
3 7 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) Perl
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) VMware ESX
2 6 (27.27%) vSphere
2 6 (27.27%) NFS
3 4 (18.18%) Xen
3 4 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.55%) Samba
4 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (95.45%) Puppet
2 11 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 8 (36.36%) Nagios
4 7 (31.82%) Icinga
4 7 (31.82%) FreeIPA
4 7 (31.82%) Ansible
4 7 (31.82%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (27.27%) SELinux
6 2 (9.09%) Graphite
7 1 (4.55%) Nessus
7 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
7 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
7 1 (4.55%) Opsview
7 1 (4.55%) collectd
7 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) VMware
2 5 (22.73%) EMC
3 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Reuters
4 1 (4.55%) Akamai
4 1 (4.55%) F5