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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 143 171 159
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 965 807 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.38% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 3.91% 3.13% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 534 535
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 8
Median hourly rate £23.75 £29.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.10% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £25.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £39.00 £80.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.09 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +30.95%

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
24661 25780 25444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.24% 44.11% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15068 15227 14158
Median daily rate £409 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 846 1114 1084
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.64 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +30 873 £425 +3.03% 162
London +30 358 £459 +7.94% 52
South East +17 180 £428 +10.67% 44
North East +33 83 £300 +14.28% 5
Hampshire +29 82 £435 +12.25% 10
Tyne and Wear +24 74 £295 +12.38% 5
Scotland +42 73 £388 +3.33% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne +23 72 £295 +12.38% 5
City of London +22 63 £450 +5.88% 17
North West +56 55 £425 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire -18 54 £425 +6.25% 19
Berkshire +34 53 £450 +16.12% 13
East of England +29 47 £375 -8.81% 4
West Yorkshire +2 44 £425 +6.25% 11
Leeds -1 38 £438 +9.37% 11
West Midlands -16 34 £475 +22.58% 10
East Midlands +21 32 £375 -11.76% 4
Manchester +16 29 £425 +6.25% 3
Surrey -13 27 £400 +14.28% 14
South West -30 25 £450 +5.88% 17
Reading +20 21 £425 -5.55% 7
Glasgow +18 21 £290 -20.27%
Edinburgh -7 21 £350 -9.67% 3
Norfolk +16 20 £470 -27.69% 2
Portsmouth +3 20 £465 - 1
Winchester +3 14 £434 +28.51% 1
Cheshire +11 12 £438 +40.00%
Wales -7 12 £375 -16.66% 4
Aberdeenshire - 12 £400 - 1
Lincolnshire - 12 £375 -

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 1922 (90.11%) Linux
2 1359 (63.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 760 (35.63%) Unix
4 657 (30.80%) Puppet
5 634 (29.72%) VMware
6 604 (28.32%) Oracle
7 594 (27.85%) Windows
8 565 (26.49%) DevOps
9 485 (22.74%) Perl
10 461 (21.61%) Solaris
11 455 (21.33%) Java
12 423 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 408 (19.13%) ITIL
14 371 (17.39%) Security Cleared
15 369 (17.30%) Finance
16 356 (16.69%) Apache
17 351 (16.46%) Python
17 351 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
18 347 (16.27%) CentOS
19 335 (15.71%) Configuration Management
20 333 (15.61%) AIX
21 331 (15.52%) SAN
22 320 (15.00%) Bash Shell
23 299 (14.02%) SQL
24 289 (13.55%) HP
25 279 (13.08%) Jenkins
26 275 (12.89%) Microsoft
27 263 (12.33%) MySQL
28 253 (11.86%) DNS
29 252 (11.81%) Amazon AWS

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
1 356 (16.69%) Apache
2 226 (10.60%) Tomcat
3 205 (9.61%) JBoss
4 125 (5.86%) WebLogic
5 122 (5.72%) OpenStack
6 104 (4.88%) Confluence
7 100 (4.69%) WebSphere
8 97 (4.55%) IIS
9 55 (2.58%) nginx
10 37 (1.73%) WebSphere Application Server
11 25 (1.17%) MS Exchange
11 25 (1.17%) SharePoint
12 21 (0.98%) iPlanet
13 19 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
13 19 (0.89%) MQSeries
14 18 (0.84%) Mule ESB
15 13 (0.61%) Apache ServiceMix
15 13 (0.61%) Jetty
15 13 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
15 13 (0.61%) WildFly
Applications
1 81 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.31%) MS Office
3 20 (0.94%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.047%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
1 19 (0.89%) Oracle EBS R12
2 17 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
5 9 (0.42%) Documaker
6 6 (0.28%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.23%) assyst
8 4 (0.19%) Traffica
9 1 (0.047%) Eikon
9 1 (0.047%) OpenText Process Suite
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.047%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.047%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.047%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.047%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 252 (11.81%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (2.72%) PaaS
4 29 (1.36%) GitHub
4 29 (1.36%) IaaS
5 25 (1.17%) OpenShift
6 18 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.80%) Amazon S3
7 17 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
8 16 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (0.56%) Route 53
9 12 (0.56%) SaaS
10 10 (0.47%) Office 365
11 9 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 9 (0.42%) DigitalOcean
12 7 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
13 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
14 4 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
14 4 (0.19%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 331 (15.52%) SAN
2 253 (11.86%) DNS
3 245 (11.49%) Firewall
4 163 (7.64%) LDAP
5 146 (6.84%) TCP/IP
6 95 (4.45%) Internet
7 94 (4.41%) SSL
8 84 (3.94%) NAS
9 83 (3.89%) VPN
10 77 (3.61%) DHCP
10 77 (3.61%) HTTP
11 60 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
12 55 (2.58%) FTP
12 55 (2.58%) WAN
13 51 (2.39%) Network Security
14 44 (2.06%) SSH
15 39 (1.83%) LAN
16 35 (1.64%) BIG-IP
16 35 (1.64%) iSCSI
17 31 (1.45%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (12.33%) MySQL
2 158 (7.41%) Oracle Database
3 133 (6.24%) PostgreSQL
4 128 (6.00%) SQL Server
5 77 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 72 (3.38%) Hadoop
7 69 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 66 (3.09%) NoSQL
9 63 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
10 43 (2.02%) DB2
11 42 (1.97%) RDBMS
12 37 (1.73%) Big Data
12 37 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
13 32 (1.50%) Oracle BI EE
14 25 (1.17%) Redis
15 24 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
17 17 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 279 (13.08%) Jenkins
2 242 (11.35%) Git (software)
3 155 (7.27%) JIRA
4 115 (5.39%) Subversion
5 70 (3.28%) Maven
6 50 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 46 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 42 (1.97%) Eclipse
9 41 (1.92%) Hudson
10 35 (1.64%) Artifactory
11 32 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
12 30 (1.41%) JUnit
13 26 (1.22%) Gerrit
13 26 (1.22%) Vagrant
14 25 (1.17%) Mercurial
15 24 (1.13%) Gradle
15 24 (1.13%) StarTeam
16 22 (1.03%) Ant
17 20 (0.94%) ClearCase
17 20 (0.94%) GitLab
General
1 369 (17.30%) Finance
2 206 (9.66%) Banking
3 54 (2.53%) Retail
4 39 (1.83%) Financial Institution
4 39 (1.83%) Games
5 37 (1.73%) Marketing
6 36 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 34 (1.59%) Manufacturing
8 25 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 18 (0.84%) Electronics
10 10 (0.47%) Back Office
10 10 (0.47%) Law
11 9 (0.42%) International Banking
12 7 (0.33%) Front Office
12 7 (0.33%) Military
13 6 (0.28%) Advertising
13 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.28%) Publishing
14 5 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 436 (20.44%) Administrator
2 391 (18.33%) Linux Engineer
3 323 (15.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 268 (12.56%) Systems Administrator
5 265 (12.42%) Linux Administrator
6 170 (7.97%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 164 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 147 (6.89%) Developer
8 147 (6.89%) Unix Administrator
9 139 (6.52%) Consultant
10 133 (6.24%) Architect
11 116 (5.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 101 (4.74%) Unix Engineer
13 99 (4.64%) Unix Systems Administrator
14 93 (4.36%) Support Engineer
15 89 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
16 83 (3.89%) Analyst
17 82 (3.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 77 (3.61%) Java Developer
19 69 (3.23%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (8.02%) Web Services
2 151 (7.08%) LAMP
3 110 (5.16%) Middleware
4 97 (4.55%) XML
5 83 (3.89%) HTML
5 83 (3.89%) J2EE
6 72 (3.38%) Java EE
7 67 (3.14%) .NET
8 64 (3.00%) Spring
9 62 (2.91%) CSS
10 57 (2.67%) JSON
11 52 (2.44%) Hibernate
12 50 (2.34%) SOAP
13 48 (2.25%) LAPP Stack
14 47 (2.20%) RESTful
15 45 (2.11%) REST
16 33 (1.55%) ActiveMQ
16 33 (1.55%) jQuery
16 33 (1.55%) JSP
17 30 (1.41%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 219 (10.27%) Clustering
2 148 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 108 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (2.58%) Public Cloud
5 47 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 46 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
7 43 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.83%) EMC VNX
8 39 (1.83%) Replication
9 30 (1.41%) PKI
10 28 (1.31%) Private Cloud
10 28 (1.31%) Wiki
11 26 (1.22%) EMC VMAX
12 25 (1.17%) Mobile App
13 23 (1.08%) Hybrid Cloud
14 22 (1.03%) Enterprise Cloud
15 18 (0.84%) Smart Meter
16 17 (0.80%) DataPower
17 15 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 14 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1922 (90.11%) Linux
2 1359 (63.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 760 (35.63%) Unix
4 594 (27.85%) Windows
5 461 (21.61%) Solaris
6 347 (16.27%) CentOS
7 333 (15.61%) AIX
8 240 (11.25%) Windows Server
9 179 (8.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 177 (8.30%) Ubuntu
11 86 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (3.75%) SUSE
13 74 (3.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 68 (3.19%) HPUX
15 57 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
16 53 (2.48%) Debian
17 45 (2.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 42 (1.97%) Fedora
18 42 (1.97%) Windows XP
19 21 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (26.49%) DevOps
2 408 (19.13%) ITIL
3 351 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 335 (15.71%) Configuration Management
5 203 (9.52%) High Availability
6 202 (9.47%) Continuous Integration
7 186 (8.72%) Open Source
8 165 (7.74%) Migration
9 145 (6.80%) Scrum
10 135 (6.33%) Service Delivery
11 109 (5.11%) Load Balancing
12 104 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
13 89 (4.17%) SOA
14 85 (3.98%) Project Management
14 85 (3.98%) Software Engineering
15 82 (3.84%) Release Management
16 81 (3.80%) Service Management
17 74 (3.47%) E-Commerce
18 73 (3.42%) Change Management
18 73 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 485 (22.74%) Perl
2 455 (21.33%) Java
3 351 (16.46%) Python
4 320 (15.00%) Bash Shell
5 299 (14.02%) SQL
6 189 (8.86%) Shell Script
7 170 (7.97%) PHP
7 170 (7.97%) Ruby
8 119 (5.58%) PowerShell
9 107 (5.02%) C
10 88 (4.13%) JavaScript
11 87 (4.08%) Korn
12 85 (3.98%) PL/SQL
13 54 (2.53%) C++
14 53 (2.48%) C#
15 40 (1.88%) VBScript
16 38 (1.78%) Bourne shell
17 22 (1.03%) AWK
17 22 (1.03%) C-shell
18 21 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 371 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 251 (11.77%) SC Cleared
3 153 (7.17%) RHCE
4 88 (4.13%) DV Cleared
5 73 (3.42%) Degree
6 56 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (1.73%) RHCA
9 33 (1.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 29 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (1.27%) MCSE
12 26 (1.22%) CCNA
13 24 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 23 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
15 19 (0.89%) RHCSA
16 17 (0.80%) CCNP
17 15 (0.70%) MCP
18 14 (0.66%) MCITP
19 13 (0.61%) MCSA
19 13 (0.61%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.56%) SLA
2 24 (1.13%) QA
3 22 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.03%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.98%) JSP 440
5 15 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.14%) COBIT
7 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.094%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.047%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.047%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.047%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.047%) MiFID
System Software
1 423 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 211 (9.89%) Active Directory
3 128 (6.00%) Docker
4 113 (5.30%) Oracle RAC
5 108 (5.06%) vSphere
6 105 (4.92%) KVM
7 87 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 86 (4.03%) Virtual Machines
9 82 (3.84%) VMware ESXi
10 70 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 68 (3.19%) Hyper-V
12 66 (3.09%) Samba
13 65 (3.05%) NFS
14 55 (2.58%) VMware ESX
15 41 (1.92%) vCloud
16 35 (1.64%) iptables
17 26 (1.22%) Firmware
18 24 (1.13%) Xen
19 23 (1.08%) Postfix
19 23 (1.08%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 657 (30.80%) Puppet
2 251 (11.77%) Opscode Chef
3 233 (10.92%) Ansible
4 176 (8.25%) Nagios
5 91 (4.27%) EMC NetWorker
5 91 (4.27%) NetBackup
5 91 (4.27%) Red Hat Satellite
6 64 (3.00%) SCCM
7 58 (2.72%) HAProxy
8 56 (2.63%) ZABBIX
9 53 (2.48%) SCOM
9 53 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 44 (2.06%) Salt
11 43 (2.02%) logstash
12 40 (1.88%) Oracle ZFS
13 39 (1.83%) Kibana
14 36 (1.69%) Tivoli
15 23 (1.08%) WSUS
16 20 (0.94%) Data Guard
16 20 (0.94%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 634 (29.72%) VMware
2 604 (28.32%) Oracle
3 289 (13.55%) HP
4 275 (12.89%) Microsoft
5 230 (10.78%) EMC
6 208 (9.75%) IBM
7 190 (8.91%) Veritas
8 158 (7.41%) Cisco
9 112 (5.25%) NetApp
10 105 (4.92%) Sun
11 99 (4.64%) F5
12 89 (4.17%) Citrix
13 55 (2.58%) Atlassian
14 49 (2.30%) Brocade
15 48 (2.25%) Dell
16 47 (2.20%) 3PAR
17 46 (2.16%) Symantec
18 41 (1.92%) Splunk
19 34 (1.59%) CheckPoint
20 29 (1.36%) Google
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 22 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 15 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Norfolk
Sanderson
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Rate: From £385 to £418 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day Negotiable rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + NEGIOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Haysfm
Rate: £600.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago