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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 583 546 581
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +35
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 12 32 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.060% 0.028%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.82% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 10
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£451 £374 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% -6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -
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
4290 3919 3854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.35% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2244 2003
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £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 149 149 180
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £40.57 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-6.02% +6.41%

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 22 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 22 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 -40 12 £451 +13.81%
London +3 9 £502 +36.59%
Hammersmith -1 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 22 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 19 (73.08%) VMware
4 18 (69.23%) LDAP
5 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
5 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (61.54%) Apache
7 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
7 14 (53.85%) Puppet
8 13 (50.00%) Nagios
8 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
9 11 (42.31%) NFS
9 11 (42.31%) Sendmail
9 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
10 10 (38.46%) DNS
10 10 (38.46%) Subversion
11 9 (34.62%) Ubuntu
11 9 (34.62%) Squid
11 9 (34.62%) LAMP
11 9 (34.62%) Python
11 9 (34.62%) UNIX
11 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
11 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
11 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (34.62%) Postfix
12 8 (30.77%) Splunk
12 8 (30.77%) Online Games
12 8 (30.77%) Kanban
12 8 (30.77%) Cobbler
12 8 (30.77%) Opsview

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2010
3 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (69.23%) LDAP
2 11 (42.31%) iSCSI
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 2 (7.69%) VLAN
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) SSH
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (38.46%) Subversion
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
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%) Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
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
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) LAMP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
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%) Ubuntu
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (19.23%) SELinux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Solaris
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Kanban
1 8 (30.77%) Scrum
2 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Workflow
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 4 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (3.85%) Change Control
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Python
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
7 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.85%) Korn
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) SC Cleared
1 9 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
1 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (42.31%) NFS
2 11 (42.31%) Sendmail
3 9 (34.62%) Squid
3 9 (34.62%) Postfix
4 7 (26.92%) VMware ESX
4 7 (26.92%) vSphere
5 6 (23.08%) Xen
6 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (11.54%) XenServer
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (7.69%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) Puppet
2 13 (50.00%) Nagios
3 8 (30.77%) Cobbler
3 8 (30.77%) Opsview
4 5 (19.23%) Icinga
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM
5 3 (11.54%) SCOM
6 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (30.77%) Splunk
4 6 (23.08%) Infoblox
4 6 (23.08%) HP
4 6 (23.08%) Dell
4 6 (23.08%) NetApp
4 6 (23.08%) Veritas
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) JBoss
7 1 (3.85%) EMC
7 1 (3.85%) Intel
7 1 (3.85%) Sophos