The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 105 157 186
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1181 834 651
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.20% 1.49% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 4.93% 3.33% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 525 401
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year
- +10.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 5
Median hourly rate £36.00 £28.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +124.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £29.17 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+25.98% +133.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23943 25081 23862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.59% 44.79% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14785 14539 13536
Median daily rate £405 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 790 1148 1061
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.34%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 1074 £425 +6.25% 211
London +47 466 £458 +7.64% 86
South East +60 216 £425 -5.55% 46
North East +11 90 £310 +3.33% 6
Tyne and Wear +8 87 £310 +3.33% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 86 £310 +3.33% 5
Scotland +18 82 £375 - 9
Hampshire +45 80 £400 +3.22% 12
North West +26 71 £375 -6.25% 12
City of London +24 71 £444 +4.41% 26
Yorkshire +7 65 £450 +28.57% 24
Surrey +23 58 £425 - 10
West Midlands +14 51 £400 -5.88% 10
West Yorkshire +18 50 £450 +20.00% 17
East of England +2 47 £450 +28.57% 7
South West +1 47 £425 - 8
Leeds +19 43 £463 +23.33% 15
Berkshire +5 37 £450 +20.00% 21
Edinburgh +13 36 £410 +2.50% 4
Manchester +7 32 £375 +7.14% 7
Reading +1 21 £419 -1.47% 14
East Midlands -9 20 £400 -5.42% 13
Shropshire -30 20 £501 +8.32% 1
Glasgow +10 19 £375 -11.76% 4
Croydon -4 19 £393 -6.26%
Cheshire -6 19 £405 -4.70% 1
Telford -24 18 £501 +14.51%
Erskine - 17 £300 -
Renfrewshire - 17 £300 -
Gloucestershire +7 15 £405 -4.70% 4

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1805 (89.00%) Linux
2 1302 (64.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 785 (38.71%) Unix
4 647 (31.90%) Windows
5 607 (29.93%) VMware
6 564 (27.81%) Puppet
7 528 (26.04%) Oracle
8 489 (24.11%) DevOps
9 454 (22.39%) Perl
10 410 (20.22%) Java
11 408 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 394 (19.43%) Solaris
13 375 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
14 367 (18.10%) Python
14 367 (18.10%) Finance
15 339 (16.72%) Security Cleared
16 327 (16.12%) ITIL
17 326 (16.07%) SQL
18 324 (15.98%) Apache
19 314 (15.48%) AIX
20 313 (15.43%) Microsoft
21 305 (15.04%) Configuration Management
22 295 (14.55%) SAN
23 282 (13.91%) Windows Server
24 277 (13.66%) CentOS
25 275 (13.56%) Bash Shell
26 273 (13.46%) Jenkins
27 264 (13.02%) HP
28 263 (12.97%) DNS
29 256 (12.62%) SC Cleared

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 324 (15.98%) Apache
2 223 (11.00%) Tomcat
3 189 (9.32%) JBoss
4 118 (5.82%) IIS
5 113 (5.57%) WebSphere
6 102 (5.03%) OpenStack
7 97 (4.78%) WebLogic
8 94 (4.64%) Confluence
9 55 (2.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 54 (2.66%) nginx
11 38 (1.87%) MS Exchange
12 28 (1.38%) SharePoint
13 26 (1.28%) Tuxedo
14 20 (0.99%) Apache ServiceMix
14 20 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
15 19 (0.94%) SAS
16 18 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (0.89%) Jetty
17 15 (0.74%) Apache Solr
17 15 (0.74%) Node.js
Applications
1 118 (5.82%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.68%) MS Office
3 33 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.44%) SPSS
6 1 (0.049%) MS Project
6 1 (0.049%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.64%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 12 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
3 11 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.30%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.25%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.15%) Documaker
7 3 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.15%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.099%) assyst
8 2 (0.099%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.049%) Eikon
9 1 (0.049%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.049%) SAP Retail
9 1 (0.049%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.049%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 217 (10.70%) Amazon AWS
2 57 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
4 30 (1.48%) SaaS
5 26 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
6 25 (1.23%) PaaS
7 19 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
8 18 (0.89%) GitHub
8 18 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
9 17 (0.84%) IaaS
9 17 (0.84%) OpenShift
10 12 (0.59%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.59%) Office 365
11 10 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
12 9 (0.44%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
13 8 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 7 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.25%) Route 53
16 3 (0.15%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 295 (14.55%) SAN
2 263 (12.97%) DNS
3 210 (10.36%) Firewall
4 164 (8.09%) TCP/IP
5 151 (7.45%) LDAP
6 115 (5.67%) DHCP
7 88 (4.34%) HTTP
8 83 (4.09%) NAS
9 80 (3.94%) Internet
10 77 (3.80%) VPN
11 67 (3.30%) SSL
12 66 (3.25%) Fibre Channel
13 65 (3.21%) LAN
14 63 (3.11%) WAN
15 54 (2.66%) FTP
16 44 (2.17%) SSH
17 43 (2.12%) Network Security
18 40 (1.97%) SMTP
19 37 (1.82%) IPsec
20 26 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (11.05%) MySQL
2 177 (8.73%) SQL Server
3 150 (7.40%) Oracle Database
4 101 (4.98%) PostgreSQL
5 88 (4.34%) Relational Database
6 62 (3.06%) MongoDB
7 55 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 52 (2.56%) DB2
9 50 (2.47%) Hadoop
10 48 (2.37%) NoSQL
11 39 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 34 (1.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
15 30 (1.48%) Big Data
16 23 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
17 22 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (1.04%) Informix
19 20 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
19 20 (0.99%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 273 (13.46%) Jenkins
2 233 (11.49%) Git (software)
3 142 (7.00%) JIRA
4 113 (5.57%) Subversion
5 84 (4.14%) Maven
6 56 (2.76%) TeamCity
7 42 (2.07%) JUnit
8 34 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 30 (1.48%) Cucumber
10 29 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
11 28 (1.38%) Vagrant
12 26 (1.28%) Hudson
13 24 (1.18%) Ant
14 23 (1.13%) Eclipse
14 23 (1.13%) Selenium
15 22 (1.08%) Artifactory
16 20 (0.99%) SonarQube
17 17 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 15 (0.74%) Visual Studio
19 14 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 367 (18.10%) Finance
2 197 (9.71%) Banking
3 48 (2.37%) Games
4 42 (2.07%) Retail
5 31 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 29 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.28%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.18%) Marketing
9 22 (1.08%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.64%) Legal
10 13 (0.64%) Publishing
11 11 (0.54%) Electronics
12 8 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.35%) Back Office
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.30%) Billing
14 6 (0.30%) Front Office
14 6 (0.30%) Military
15 5 (0.25%) Law
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 400 (19.72%) Administrator
2 344 (16.96%) Linux Engineer
3 257 (12.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 226 (11.14%) Systems Administrator
5 211 (10.40%) Linux Administrator
6 160 (7.89%) Architect
7 150 (7.40%) Unix Administrator
8 149 (7.35%) Developer
9 139 (6.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 129 (6.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 122 (6.02%) Consultant
12 98 (4.83%) Analyst
13 96 (4.73%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 93 (4.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 93 (4.59%) Unix Engineer
15 90 (4.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 87 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
17 85 (4.19%) Support Engineer
18 66 (3.25%) Java Developer
19 57 (2.81%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (8.33%) Middleware
2 152 (7.50%) Web Services
3 127 (6.26%) LAMP
4 98 (4.83%) .NET
5 75 (3.70%) HTML
6 71 (3.50%) CSS
7 69 (3.40%) XML
8 65 (3.21%) Spring
9 60 (2.96%) Java EE
9 60 (2.96%) RESTful
10 55 (2.71%) J2EE
10 55 (2.71%) SOAP
11 50 (2.47%) REST
12 47 (2.32%) HTML5
13 30 (1.48%) jQuery
13 30 (1.48%) JSON
14 29 (1.43%) Hibernate
15 27 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
16 25 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
17 24 (1.18%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 197 (9.71%) Data Centre
2 157 (7.74%) Clustering
3 106 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 52 (2.56%) Management Information System
6 42 (2.07%) PKI
7 41 (2.02%) EMC VNX
7 41 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.87%) EMC VMAX
9 32 (1.58%) Replication
10 31 (1.53%) HACMP
10 31 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 28 (1.38%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 20 (0.99%) Mainframe
14 19 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 18 (0.89%) Cryptography
15 18 (0.89%) Enterprise Storage
15 18 (0.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1805 (89.00%) Linux
2 1302 (64.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 785 (38.71%) Unix
4 647 (31.90%) Windows
5 394 (19.43%) Solaris
6 314 (15.48%) AIX
7 282 (13.91%) Windows Server
8 277 (13.66%) CentOS
9 165 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 124 (6.11%) Ubuntu
11 103 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 78 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
13 76 (3.75%) SUSE
14 56 (2.76%) HPUX
15 53 (2.61%) Oracle Linux
16 52 (2.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 51 (2.51%) Windows XP
18 50 (2.47%) Debian
19 30 (1.48%) Windows 7
20 25 (1.23%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 489 (24.11%) DevOps
2 375 (18.49%) Agile Software Development
3 327 (16.12%) ITIL
4 305 (15.04%) Configuration Management
5 204 (10.06%) High Availability
6 183 (9.02%) Migration
7 178 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
8 168 (8.28%) Open Source
9 142 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 102 (5.03%) Change Management
11 98 (4.83%) Project Management
12 97 (4.78%) Scrum
13 96 (4.73%) Load Balancing
14 93 (4.59%) Service Management
15 89 (4.39%) Service Delivery
16 87 (4.29%) SOA
17 79 (3.90%) Release Management
18 74 (3.65%) TDD
19 72 (3.55%) E-Commerce
20 65 (3.21%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 454 (22.39%) Perl
2 410 (20.22%) Java
3 367 (18.10%) Python
4 326 (16.07%) SQL
5 275 (13.56%) Bash Shell
6 204 (10.06%) Shell Script
7 170 (8.38%) Ruby
8 140 (6.90%) PHP
9 106 (5.23%) PowerShell
10 99 (4.88%) C
11 90 (4.44%) JavaScript
12 79 (3.90%) Korn
13 74 (3.65%) PL/SQL
14 73 (3.60%) C#
15 49 (2.42%) C++
16 36 (1.78%) Bourne shell
17 32 (1.58%) VBScript
18 25 (1.23%) COBOL
19 24 (1.18%) AWK
20 22 (1.08%) sed
Qualifications
1 339 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 256 (12.62%) SC Cleared
3 89 (4.39%) RHCE
4 88 (4.34%) Degree
5 57 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 51 (2.51%) DV Cleared
7 39 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (1.73%) MCSE
9 32 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (1.48%) CCNA
11 25 (1.23%) CCNP
12 23 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
13 21 (1.04%) RHCA
14 20 (0.99%) RHCSA
15 18 (0.89%) IBM AIX Certification
16 17 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
16 17 (0.84%) MCSA
17 14 (0.69%) Oracle Certification
18 12 (0.59%) MCP
19 11 (0.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.61%) SLA
2 20 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (0.89%) Disclosure Scotland
4 16 (0.79%) QA
5 13 (0.64%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.39%) JSP 440
7 6 (0.30%) COBIT
8 2 (0.099%) ECSS
8 2 (0.099%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.049%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.049%) ISO15022
9 1 (0.049%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.049%) MiFID
System Software
1 408 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 254 (12.52%) Active Directory
3 104 (5.13%) vSphere
4 98 (4.83%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 87 (4.29%) VMware ESXi
6 76 (3.75%) Hyper-V
7 75 (3.70%) VMware ESX
8 72 (3.55%) Docker
9 70 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
10 67 (3.30%) NFS
11 65 (3.21%) KVM
11 65 (3.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 47 (2.32%) Samba
13 40 (1.97%) vCloud
14 30 (1.48%) GlusterFS
15 29 (1.43%) GPFS
16 24 (1.18%) Firmware
17 23 (1.13%) iptables
18 21 (1.04%) Xen
19 20 (0.99%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 564 (27.81%) Puppet
2 206 (10.16%) Opscode Chef
3 180 (8.88%) Nagios
4 164 (8.09%) Ansible
5 81 (3.99%) Red Hat Satellite
6 78 (3.85%) NetBackup
7 63 (3.11%) SCCM
8 51 (2.51%) SCOM
9 48 (2.37%) HAProxy
10 42 (2.07%) EMC NetWorker
11 40 (1.97%) logstash
12 37 (1.82%) ZABBIX
13 35 (1.73%) Oracle ZFS
13 35 (1.73%) Salt
13 35 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 29 (1.43%) Cacti
15 28 (1.38%) Tivoli
16 27 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 23 (1.13%) Kibana
18 19 (0.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 607 (29.93%) VMware
2 528 (26.04%) Oracle
3 313 (15.43%) Microsoft
4 264 (13.02%) HP
5 219 (10.80%) IBM
6 193 (9.52%) EMC
7 191 (9.42%) Veritas
8 168 (8.28%) Cisco
9 103 (5.08%) NetApp
10 97 (4.78%) Sun
11 77 (3.80%) Citrix
12 68 (3.35%) F5
13 56 (2.76%) Atlassian
14 52 (2.56%) Brocade
15 50 (2.47%) Dell
16 39 (1.92%) Axway
16 39 (1.92%) Informatica
16 39 (1.92%) SAP
17 38 (1.87%) Splunk
18 37 (1.82%) 3PAR
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £530 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £55 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £280 - £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Coburg Banks IT
Rate: £300 per day + 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: £150 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £393 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago