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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Spacewalk
Rank 576 566 554
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 16 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.36% 0.11% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
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£463 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 - £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
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
4489 3666 3158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.28% 7.16% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2203 1667
Average daily rate £415 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £503 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 140 208
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.53 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -10.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £12.42 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.88 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-6.23% -14.68%

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 24 December 2014.

Red Hat Spacewalk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 5 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 24 December 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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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 +27 15 £463 - 2
England -17 15 £463 - 2
Andover - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South East - - - -

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (84.62%) Puppet
3 20 (76.92%) VMware
4 18 (69.23%) CentOS
5 16 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (61.54%) Python
6 14 (53.85%) Ruby
6 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
6 14 (53.85%) Cobbler
7 13 (50.00%) DNS
8 12 (46.15%) Apache
8 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (42.31%) Perl
10 10 (38.46%) Nagios
11 9 (34.62%) Kanban
12 8 (30.77%) Online Games
12 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
12 8 (30.77%) Games
12 8 (30.77%) UNIX
12 8 (30.77%) NFS
13 7 (26.92%) LDAP
13 7 (26.92%) Workflow
13 7 (26.92%) ITIL
13 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
13 7 (26.92%) Subversion
13 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
14 6 (23.08%) Selenium
14 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (46.15%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (7.69%) JBoss
5 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.85%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (26.92%) LDAP
3 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
4 5 (19.23%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (11.54%) FTP
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
7 2 (7.69%) VLAN
8 1 (3.85%) NAS
8 1 (3.85%) Firewall
8 1 (3.85%) SSH
8 1 (3.85%) HTTP
8 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) SMTP
8 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Git (software)
2 7 (26.92%) Subversion
2 7 (26.92%) Jenkins
3 6 (23.08%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
4 1 (3.85%) GitLab
4 1 (3.85%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (30.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (19.23%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) LAMP
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Online Games
2 4 (15.38%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Linux
2 18 (69.23%) CentOS
3 16 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (30.77%) UNIX
5 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) Kanban
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 7 (26.92%) Workflow
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (19.23%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (15.38%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) SOA
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.85%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) Python
2 14 (53.85%) Ruby
3 11 (42.31%) Perl
4 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
5 6 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (11.54%) PHP
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) RHCSA
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) NFS
3 6 (23.08%) VMware ESX
3 6 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 6 (23.08%) Xen
4 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Samba
6 2 (7.69%) Sendmail
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
6 2 (7.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (3.85%) Postfix
7 1 (3.85%) Squid
7 1 (3.85%) Corosync
7 1 (3.85%) KVM
7 1 (3.85%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 22 (84.62%) Puppet
2 14 (53.85%) Cobbler
3 10 (38.46%) Nagios
4 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (23.08%) Ansible
5 4 (15.38%) SELinux
5 4 (15.38%) Opsview
5 4 (15.38%) Icinga
5 4 (15.38%) FreeIPA
6 2 (7.69%) SCCM
6 2 (7.69%) SCOM
7 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
7 1 (3.85%) Cacti
7 1 (3.85%) Nessus
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (3.85%) Graphite
7 1 (3.85%) logstash
7 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) VMware
2 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
3 5 (19.23%) EMC
4 4 (15.38%) Splunk
5 2 (7.69%) Infoblox
5 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Sybase
6 1 (3.85%) Reuters