The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Systems Management category.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 572 543 561
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 18 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.44% 0.80% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 13
Average daily rate
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£501 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Systems Management Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Systems Management category
4102 3752 3787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.51% 7.34% 6.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2412 2106 1968
Average daily rate £376 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 160 174
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £42.40 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 -10 18 £501 +17.88%
London -2 11 £507 +38.02%
Hammersmith +3 1 - -
City of London - 1 £513 -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Essex - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Brentwood - - - -
Livingston - - - -

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) CentOS
3 18 (69.23%) VMware
4 17 (65.38%) LDAP
4 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 16 (61.54%) Apache
5 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (53.85%) Puppet
7 13 (50.00%) Nagios
7 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
8 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
9 11 (42.31%) NFS
9 11 (42.31%) Sendmail
9 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
10 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
10 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
10 9 (34.62%) Postfix
10 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (34.62%) DNS
10 9 (34.62%) LAMP
10 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
10 9 (34.62%) Squid
10 9 (34.62%) Subversion
11 8 (30.77%) Scrum
11 8 (30.77%) Games
11 8 (30.77%) Python
11 8 (30.77%) UNIX
11 8 (30.77%) Online Games
11 8 (30.77%) Kanban
11 8 (30.77%) Splunk

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (61.54%) Apache
2 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
2 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) LDAP
2 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (34.62%) Subversion
General
1 8 (30.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Linux Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Online Games
2 6 (23.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 20 (76.92%) CentOS
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 5 (19.23%) SELinux
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.85%) AIX
7 1 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Scrum
1 8 (30.77%) Kanban
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Workflow
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps
3 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Python
2 7 (26.92%) Java
2 7 (26.92%) Perl
3 5 (19.23%) Ruby
4 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (42.31%) NFS
3 11 (42.31%) Sendmail
4 9 (34.62%) Postfix
4 9 (34.62%) Squid
5 7 (26.92%) vSphere
5 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
6 6 (23.08%) Xen
7 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 3 (11.54%) XenServer
9 2 (7.69%) Samba
9 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Puppet
2 13 (50.00%) Nagios
3 8 (30.77%) Cobbler
3 8 (30.77%) Opsview
4 3 (11.54%) SCCM
4 3 (11.54%) SCOM
5 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Red Hat
3 8 (30.77%) Splunk
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Dell
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Veritas
4 6 (23.08%) Infoblox
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) JBoss
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos
7 1 (3.85%) ATG
7 1 (3.85%) Endeca