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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 119 162 175
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1119 801 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.09% 1.43% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 4.65% 3.21% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 513 453
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Median hourly rate £36.00 £26.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.84% +24.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £32.09 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.20% +50.98%

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
24072 24983 24115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.87% 44.52% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14772 14653 13569
Median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 831 1112 1018
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.17 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +49 1011 £425 +3.03% 162
London +37 403 £450 +4.34% 78
South East +50 207 £425 - 32
North East +13 109 £300 +14.28% 4
Tyne and Wear +5 104 £300 +14.28% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +10 101 £298 +13.33% 3
Hampshire +53 83 £425 +6.25% 9
Scotland +43 83 £375 +13.20% 8
North West +28 71 £383 -6.58% 5
Yorkshire +5 68 £450 +20.80% 13
City of London +31 65 £450 +5.88% 27
Surrey +20 55 £425 +3.65% 5
West Yorkshire +4 55 £450 +20.00% 9
East of England +26 50 £375 +3.44% 8
Leeds +12 48 £450 +20.00% 9
West Midlands +14 44 £400 +6.66% 7
South West -17 39 £425 +1.19% 9
Berkshire +11 37 £450 +12.50% 15
Edinburgh +18 33 £425 +17.24% 1
Manchester +17 26 £375 - 3
Renfrewshire - 20 £300 -
Erskine - 20 £300 -
Glasgow +10 19 £388 +6.16% 4
Gloucestershire +7 18 £415 -2.35% 7
Cambridgeshire +1 18 £340 -2.85% 2
Reading -2 18 £450 +5.88% 9
Cheshire -7 18 £405 -4.70%
East Midlands -5 17 £383 -9.33% 5
Croydon -9 17 £393 -3.38%
Cambridge +9 16 £340 -6.20% 2

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1880 (89.35%) Linux
2 1355 (64.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 805 (38.26%) Unix
4 631 (29.99%) Windows
5 628 (29.85%) VMware
6 597 (28.37%) Puppet
7 568 (27.00%) Oracle
8 514 (24.43%) DevOps
9 478 (22.72%) Perl
10 428 (20.34%) Solaris
11 419 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 418 (19.87%) Java
13 383 (18.20%) Python
14 369 (17.54%) ITIL
15 368 (17.49%) Security Cleared
16 362 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
17 359 (17.06%) Finance
18 330 (15.68%) SQL
19 327 (15.54%) Apache
20 323 (15.35%) AIX
21 322 (15.30%) Configuration Management
22 320 (15.21%) SAN
23 313 (14.88%) Microsoft
24 310 (14.73%) CentOS
25 299 (14.21%) Bash Shell
26 270 (12.83%) HP
27 265 (12.60%) SC Cleared
28 263 (12.50%) Windows Server
29 260 (12.36%) Jenkins
30 255 (12.12%) DNS

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
1 327 (15.54%) Apache
2 213 (10.12%) Tomcat
3 189 (8.98%) JBoss
4 113 (5.37%) OpenStack
5 108 (5.13%) WebLogic
5 108 (5.13%) WebSphere
6 106 (5.04%) IIS
7 104 (4.94%) Confluence
8 48 (2.28%) nginx
9 44 (2.09%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (1.57%) MS Exchange
11 27 (1.28%) SharePoint
12 26 (1.24%) Tuxedo
13 19 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 18 (0.86%) SAS
15 16 (0.76%) Apache ServiceMix
16 15 (0.71%) MQSeries
17 13 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (0.48%) Mule ESB
18 10 (0.48%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 109 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.66%) MS Office
3 23 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.43%) SPSS
5 1 (0.048%) MS Project
5 1 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (0.62%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 11 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 10 (0.48%) Documaker
4 8 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.29%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.24%) SAP SRM
7 3 (0.14%) assyst
7 3 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
7 3 (0.14%) Traffica
8 1 (0.048%) Eikon
8 1 (0.048%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.048%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.048%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 213 (10.12%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.62%) PaaS
4 24 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 24 (1.14%) SaaS
5 21 (1.00%) GitHub
6 20 (0.95%) OpenShift
7 19 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (0.76%) IaaS
10 12 (0.57%) Amazon S3
10 12 (0.57%) Office 365
11 8 (0.38%) Amazon ELB
11 8 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (0.29%) Route 53
13 5 (0.24%) Google Apps
14 3 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.14%) Engine Yard
14 3 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 320 (15.21%) SAN
2 255 (12.12%) DNS
3 206 (9.79%) Firewall
4 167 (7.94%) LDAP
5 152 (7.22%) TCP/IP
6 97 (4.61%) DHCP
7 82 (3.90%) Internet
7 82 (3.90%) NAS
8 72 (3.42%) Fibre Channel
8 72 (3.42%) VPN
9 70 (3.33%) HTTP
10 62 (2.95%) SSL
10 62 (2.95%) WAN
11 55 (2.61%) LAN
12 48 (2.28%) FTP
13 42 (2.00%) SSH
14 41 (1.95%) Network Security
15 36 (1.71%) SMTP
16 32 (1.52%) IPsec
17 28 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (11.31%) MySQL
2 154 (7.32%) SQL Server
3 144 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 119 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (4.37%) Relational Database
6 65 (3.09%) MongoDB
7 57 (2.71%) Hadoop
8 56 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
9 48 (2.28%) NoSQL
10 45 (2.14%) DB2
11 43 (2.04%) RDBMS
12 35 (1.66%) Oracle Database 12c
13 31 (1.47%) Big Data
14 28 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 25 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
15 25 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
16 24 (1.14%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.95%) VLDB
18 18 (0.86%) Informix
19 17 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 260 (12.36%) Jenkins
2 244 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 155 (7.37%) JIRA
4 117 (5.56%) Subversion
5 70 (3.33%) Maven
6 57 (2.71%) TeamCity
7 36 (1.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (1.71%) JUnit
8 33 (1.57%) Hudson
9 32 (1.52%) Vagrant
10 31 (1.47%) Eclipse
11 28 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 26 (1.24%) Artifactory
13 22 (1.05%) Cucumber
14 21 (1.00%) Ant
15 20 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (0.90%) SonarQube
17 17 (0.81%) Gradle
18 16 (0.76%) Visual Studio
19 15 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 359 (17.06%) Finance
2 207 (9.84%) Banking
3 48 (2.28%) Retail
4 46 (2.19%) Games
5 33 (1.57%) Financial Institution
6 31 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 30 (1.43%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 27 (1.28%) Marketing
10 11 (0.52%) Electronics
10 11 (0.52%) Legal
11 9 (0.43%) International Banking
12 8 (0.38%) Back Office
12 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.33%) Military
13 7 (0.33%) Publishing
14 6 (0.29%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.29%) Front Office
14 6 (0.29%) Law
15 4 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 417 (19.82%) Administrator
2 377 (17.92%) Linux Engineer
3 280 (13.31%) DevOps Engineer
4 242 (11.50%) Systems Administrator
5 231 (10.98%) Linux Administrator
6 158 (7.51%) Developer
7 151 (7.18%) Unix Administrator
8 148 (7.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 146 (6.94%) Architect
10 136 (6.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 121 (5.75%) Consultant
12 106 (5.04%) Unix Engineer
13 101 (4.80%) Analyst
14 98 (4.66%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 97 (4.61%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 96 (4.56%) Support Engineer
17 94 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 92 (4.37%) Systems Engineer
19 72 (3.42%) Java Developer
20 71 (3.37%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (7.70%) Web Services
2 153 (7.27%) Middleware
3 139 (6.61%) LAMP
4 87 (4.13%) .NET
5 79 (3.75%) HTML
6 78 (3.71%) XML
7 71 (3.37%) Java EE
8 70 (3.33%) CSS
9 66 (3.14%) Spring
10 53 (2.52%) J2EE
11 52 (2.47%) SOAP
12 50 (2.38%) REST
13 48 (2.28%) RESTful
14 43 (2.04%) HTML5
15 42 (2.00%) Hibernate
16 41 (1.95%) JSON
17 39 (1.85%) jQuery
18 32 (1.52%) LAPP Stack
19 26 (1.24%) WebSphere MQ
20 23 (1.09%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.22%) Clustering
2 187 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 119 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 46 (2.19%) Management Information System
6 43 (2.04%) EMC VNX
6 43 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
7 38 (1.81%) Public Cloud
8 37 (1.76%) PKI
9 36 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
10 35 (1.66%) Replication
11 27 (1.28%) Private Cloud
12 26 (1.24%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.19%) HACMP
13 25 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
14 24 (1.14%) Wiki
15 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
15 19 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 16 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 16 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1880 (89.35%) Linux
2 1355 (64.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 805 (38.26%) Unix
4 631 (29.99%) Windows
5 428 (20.34%) Solaris
6 323 (15.35%) AIX
7 310 (14.73%) CentOS
8 263 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 166 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 149 (7.08%) Ubuntu
11 91 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 80 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
13 75 (3.56%) SUSE
14 59 (2.80%) Oracle Linux
15 55 (2.61%) HPUX
16 50 (2.38%) Debian
17 49 (2.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 44 (2.09%) Windows XP
19 31 (1.47%) Fedora
20 30 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (24.43%) DevOps
2 369 (17.54%) ITIL
3 362 (17.21%) Agile Software Development
4 322 (15.30%) Configuration Management
5 217 (10.31%) High Availability
6 194 (9.22%) Open Source
7 179 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
8 177 (8.41%) Migration
9 144 (6.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 122 (5.80%) Service Delivery
11 117 (5.56%) Scrum
12 101 (4.80%) Service Management
13 95 (4.52%) SOA
14 93 (4.42%) Project Management
14 93 (4.42%) Release Management
15 92 (4.37%) Load Balancing
16 88 (4.18%) Change Management
17 76 (3.61%) TDD
18 73 (3.47%) Software Engineering
19 71 (3.37%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 478 (22.72%) Perl
2 418 (19.87%) Java
3 383 (18.20%) Python
4 330 (15.68%) SQL
5 299 (14.21%) Bash Shell
6 183 (8.70%) Shell Script
7 170 (8.08%) Ruby
8 142 (6.75%) PHP
9 111 (5.28%) C
10 104 (4.94%) PowerShell
11 96 (4.56%) JavaScript
12 86 (4.09%) PL/SQL
13 78 (3.71%) Korn
14 69 (3.28%) C#
15 54 (2.57%) C++
16 37 (1.76%) Bourne shell
17 35 (1.66%) VBScript
18 26 (1.24%) AWK
19 25 (1.19%) COBOL
20 21 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 368 (17.49%) Security Cleared
2 265 (12.60%) SC Cleared
3 121 (5.75%) RHCE
4 88 (4.18%) Degree
5 71 (3.37%) DV Cleared
6 60 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 40 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (1.62%) MCSE
9 31 (1.47%) CCNA
10 29 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 28 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
12 26 (1.24%) RHCA
13 23 (1.09%) CCNP
14 20 (0.95%) RHCSA
15 18 (0.86%) IBM AIX Certification
16 16 (0.76%) MCP
16 16 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
17 13 (0.62%) MCSA
18 12 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.18%) SLA
2 24 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.95%) QA
4 13 (0.62%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.38%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.19%) COBIT
7 2 (0.095%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.048%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.048%) ECSS
8 1 (0.048%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.048%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.048%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.048%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 419 (19.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 245 (11.64%) Active Directory
3 108 (5.13%) vSphere
4 98 (4.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 94 (4.47%) Virtual Machines
6 91 (4.33%) VMware ESXi
7 90 (4.28%) KVM
8 87 (4.13%) Docker
9 86 (4.09%) Oracle RAC
10 71 (3.37%) VMware ESX
11 70 (3.33%) Hyper-V
12 69 (3.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 65 (3.09%) NFS
14 56 (2.66%) Samba
15 42 (2.00%) vCloud
16 33 (1.57%) iptables
17 31 (1.47%) GlusterFS
18 28 (1.33%) GPFS
19 27 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
20 25 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 597 (28.37%) Puppet
2 208 (9.89%) Opscode Chef
3 191 (9.08%) Ansible
4 189 (8.98%) Nagios
5 92 (4.37%) Red Hat Satellite
6 90 (4.28%) NetBackup
7 62 (2.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 59 (2.80%) SCCM
9 53 (2.52%) HAProxy
10 46 (2.19%) SCOM
11 45 (2.14%) logstash
12 43 (2.04%) Oracle ZFS
12 43 (2.04%) Salt
12 43 (2.04%) ZABBIX
13 34 (1.62%) Tivoli
14 33 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
15 29 (1.38%) Kibana
16 28 (1.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 25 (1.19%) Cacti
18 21 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 628 (29.85%) VMware
2 568 (27.00%) Oracle
3 313 (14.88%) Microsoft
4 270 (12.83%) HP
5 225 (10.69%) IBM
6 220 (10.46%) EMC
7 205 (9.74%) Veritas
8 154 (7.32%) Cisco
9 104 (4.94%) NetApp
10 93 (4.42%) Sun
11 90 (4.28%) Citrix
12 72 (3.42%) F5
13 60 (2.85%) Atlassian
14 57 (2.71%) Brocade
15 46 (2.19%) Dell
16 43 (2.04%) Symantec
17 36 (1.71%) Splunk
18 34 (1.62%) 3PAR
19 33 (1.57%) CheckPoint
20 32 (1.52%) Google
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £525 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £380.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £50 - £70 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Code IT Recruitment
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350.00 - £355.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + none
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Lewis Dunn
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Leek, Staffordshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Simon James IT
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago