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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK
Rank 143 152 162
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 795 837 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.63% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.93% 3.77% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 551 464
Median daily rate £450 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £26.00 £44.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.25 £10.50 £33.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £50.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
20244 22187 23474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 43.33% 45.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12562 13276 13436
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 733 837 949
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £55.00 £44.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +2 728 £450 +7.14% 153
London +61 340 £475 +2.70% 52
South East +7 179 £425 +4.48% 39
Hampshire +32 98 £435 +8.75% 14
Scotland +33 51 £400 - 8
North East +10 51 £389 +31.77% 3
Tyne and Wear +8 51 £389 +31.77% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 49 £389 +31.77% 2
City of London +1 46 £505 +13.99% 14
South West +14 45 £525 +41.89% 10
North West -15 44 £400 - 16
Edinburgh +27 30 £400 -4.76% 2
Winchester +20 30 £450 +12.50% 1
Surrey -14 30 £401 +14.42% 9
Berkshire +2 26 £500 +17.64% 8
Manchester +9 25 £400 - 13
Yorkshire -47 21 £450 +7.46% 15
West Midlands +2 16 £450 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -37 16 £463 +8.82% 10
East of England -39 15 £473 -5.50% 12
Glasgow +7 14 £400 +15.94% 4
Havant - 14 £380 - 3
Wiltshire -2 13 £350 -5.40% 2
East Midlands -18 13 £412 +6.32% 5
Wales +4 12 £463 +32.14% 1
Leeds -30 12 £475 +11.76% 9
Merseyside +10 11 £350 -17.64% 1
Exeter - 11 - -
Devon - 11 - - 1
Epsom +8 10 £400 - 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 1588 (88.52%) Linux
2 1137 (63.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 575 (32.05%) Unix
4 538 (29.99%) VMware
5 518 (28.87%) Puppet
6 475 (26.48%) DevOps
7 471 (26.25%) Windows
8 437 (24.36%) Oracle
9 427 (23.80%) Security Cleared
10 400 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
11 363 (20.23%) Python
12 356 (19.84%) Java
13 352 (19.62%) Jenkins
14 348 (19.40%) Perl
15 335 (18.67%) SC Cleared
16 327 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 323 (18.00%) Finance
18 313 (17.45%) Bash Shell
19 297 (16.56%) Apache
20 294 (16.39%) Ansible
21 279 (15.55%) CentOS
22 260 (14.49%) Solaris
23 252 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
24 249 (13.88%) Windows Server
25 242 (13.49%) Microsoft
26 238 (13.27%) Git (software)
27 236 (13.15%) Configuration Management
28 232 (12.93%) ITIL
29 216 (12.04%) Firewall
30 215 (11.98%) Opscode Chef

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
1 297 (16.56%) Apache
2 214 (11.93%) JBoss
3 213 (11.87%) Tomcat
4 165 (9.20%) WebLogic
5 123 (6.86%) WebSphere
6 119 (6.63%) Confluence
7 72 (4.01%) WebSphere Application Server
8 56 (3.12%) IIS
9 46 (2.56%) nginx
10 41 (2.29%) OpenStack
11 30 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
12 29 (1.62%) iPlanet
13 27 (1.51%) Apache Spark
14 25 (1.39%) Oracle Application Server
15 23 (1.28%) Jetty
15 23 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 22 (1.23%) Apache Geronimo
16 22 (1.23%) Apache TomEE
16 22 (1.23%) MS Exchange
17 20 (1.11%) WildFly
Applications
1 64 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.17%) MS Office
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.056%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 28 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 22 (1.23%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.50%) SAP Hybris
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.22%) Oracle Retail
8 3 (0.17%) assyst
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
8 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 3 (0.17%) SAP GRC
8 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.056%) Maximo
10 1 (0.056%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
10 1 (0.056%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.056%) SAP SRM
10 1 (0.056%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 252 (14.05%) Amazon AWS
2 129 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 59 (3.29%) IaaS
4 50 (2.79%) PaaS
5 38 (2.12%) GitHub
6 35 (1.95%) SaaS
7 30 (1.67%) Amazon S3
7 30 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 27 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
9 26 (1.45%) OpenShift
10 22 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.95%) Trello
12 15 (0.84%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 13 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 10 (0.56%) Route 53
14 10 (0.56%) Slack
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.45%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 216 (12.04%) Firewall
2 214 (11.93%) SAN
3 199 (11.09%) DNS
4 163 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 140 (7.80%) LDAP
6 71 (3.96%) SSL
7 69 (3.85%) NAS
8 59 (3.29%) DHCP
9 57 (3.18%) HTTP
10 56 (3.12%) Kerberos
11 52 (2.90%) VPN
12 51 (2.84%) Internet
13 47 (2.62%) SSH
14 43 (2.40%) WAN
15 42 (2.34%) LAN
16 40 (2.23%) FTP
17 38 (2.12%) SMTP
18 33 (1.84%) Network Security
19 27 (1.51%) Ethernet
20 25 (1.39%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (8.47%) MySQL
2 142 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
3 122 (6.80%) Oracle Database
4 107 (5.96%) SQL Server
5 93 (5.18%) Big Data
6 88 (4.91%) Hadoop
7 84 (4.68%) MongoDB
8 76 (4.24%) NoSQL
9 66 (3.68%) Relational Database
10 54 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
11 47 (2.62%) BusinessObjects
12 39 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
13 34 (1.90%) Apache Hive
14 33 (1.84%) Oracle Database 10g
15 29 (1.62%) Oracle Database 12c
16 23 (1.28%) DB2
16 23 (1.28%) HBase
16 23 (1.28%) Redis
17 21 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
18 18 (1.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 352 (19.62%) Jenkins
2 238 (13.27%) Git (software)
3 145 (8.08%) JIRA
4 80 (4.46%) Subversion
5 57 (3.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 57 (3.18%) GitLab
6 54 (3.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 53 (2.95%) Hudson
8 49 (2.73%) JUnit
8 49 (2.73%) Maven
9 48 (2.68%) Eclipse
10 41 (2.29%) TeamCity
11 40 (2.23%) Ant
12 38 (2.12%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (1.90%) Gerrit
14 32 (1.78%) Mercurial
15 30 (1.67%) Oracle APEX
16 28 (1.56%) Vagrant
17 27 (1.51%) Gradle
18 24 (1.34%) Cucumber
General
1 323 (18.00%) Finance
2 131 (7.30%) Banking
3 59 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 35 (1.95%) Marketing
6 33 (1.84%) Law
7 31 (1.73%) Retail
8 28 (1.56%) Electronics
9 26 (1.45%) Investment Banking
10 21 (1.17%) Legal
11 18 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.56%) Games
13 7 (0.39%) Military
14 5 (0.28%) Back Office
14 5 (0.28%) Publishing
15 4 (0.22%) Advertising
16 3 (0.17%) Retail Banking
17 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.11%) Local Government
18 1 (0.056%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 353 (19.68%) Administrator
2 262 (14.60%) Linux Engineer
3 257 (14.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 239 (13.32%) Systems Administrator
5 197 (10.98%) Linux Administrator
6 162 (9.03%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 144 (8.03%) Developer
8 139 (7.75%) Architect
9 113 (6.30%) Unix Administrator
10 105 (5.85%) Unix Engineer
11 103 (5.74%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 94 (5.24%) Consultant
12 94 (5.24%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 86 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 68 (3.79%) AWS Engineer
15 63 (3.51%) Java Developer
15 63 (3.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 55 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
17 54 (3.01%) AWS DevOps
18 53 (2.95%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (7.08%) Web Services
2 90 (5.02%) Middleware
3 81 (4.52%) HTML
4 74 (4.12%) XML
5 65 (3.62%) CSS
5 65 (3.62%) LAMP
6 62 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ
7 60 (3.34%) J2EE
7 60 (3.34%) Software Packaging
8 51 (2.84%) Node.js
9 48 (2.68%) LAPP Stack
10 46 (2.56%) REST
11 43 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
11 43 (2.40%) JSON
11 43 (2.40%) Spring
12 41 (2.29%) Java EE
13 40 (2.23%) .NET
13 40 (2.23%) XSLT
14 33 (1.84%) IBM Integration Bus
15 31 (1.73%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.14%) Data Centre
2 125 (6.97%) Clustering
3 97 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (3.29%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.23%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.90%) Enterprise Storage
7 33 (1.84%) Replication
8 31 (1.73%) PKI
9 29 (1.62%) EMC VNX
10 26 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
11 25 (1.39%) EMC VMAX
12 23 (1.28%) Public Cloud
13 21 (1.17%) Private Cloud
13 21 (1.17%) Smart Meter
13 21 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 16 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (0.89%) Web 2.0
15 15 (0.84%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.61%) User Experience
17 10 (0.56%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 1588 (88.52%) Linux
2 1137 (63.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 575 (32.05%) Unix
4 471 (26.25%) Windows
5 279 (15.55%) CentOS
6 260 (14.49%) Solaris
7 249 (13.88%) Windows Server
8 195 (10.87%) AIX
9 144 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 132 (7.36%) Ubuntu
11 115 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 97 (5.41%) SUSE
13 53 (2.95%) Oracle Linux
14 47 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 45 (2.51%) Debian
15 45 (2.51%) HPUX
16 19 (1.06%) Windows 7
17 18 (1.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 17 (0.95%) Fedora
19 14 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (26.48%) DevOps
2 400 (22.30%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (13.15%) Configuration Management
4 232 (12.93%) ITIL
5 206 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
6 181 (10.09%) Open Source
7 168 (9.36%) Scrum
8 146 (8.14%) High Availability
9 124 (6.91%) Migration
10 100 (5.57%) Change Control
11 97 (5.41%) Load Balancing
12 87 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
13 80 (4.46%) OO
14 76 (4.24%) Change Management
15 71 (3.96%) Software Engineering
16 68 (3.79%) Project Management
16 68 (3.79%) Service Management
17 59 (3.29%) Kanban
18 58 (3.23%) Continuous Delivery
19 55 (3.07%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 363 (20.23%) Python
2 356 (19.84%) Java
3 348 (19.40%) Perl
4 313 (17.45%) Bash Shell
5 187 (10.42%) SQL
6 174 (9.70%) Shell Script
7 137 (7.64%) PowerShell
8 134 (7.47%) Ruby
9 122 (6.80%) JavaScript
10 70 (3.90%) C
11 68 (3.79%) PHP
12 62 (3.46%) Korn
13 53 (2.95%) PL/SQL
14 38 (2.12%) C#
15 20 (1.11%) VBScript
16 16 (0.89%) Bourne shell
17 15 (0.84%) Scala
17 15 (0.84%) VB.NET
18 14 (0.78%) Go
19 12 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 427 (23.80%) Security Cleared
2 335 (18.67%) SC Cleared
3 75 (4.18%) Degree
4 62 (3.46%) DV Cleared
5 45 (2.51%) RHCE
6 43 (2.40%) Cisco Certification
7 34 (1.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 33 (1.84%) RHCSA
9 27 (1.51%) CCNA
10 24 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (1.23%) AWS Certification
11 22 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 21 (1.17%) CCNP
13 17 (0.95%) CISSP
13 17 (0.95%) MCSE
14 11 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.61%) RHCT
15 9 (0.50%) JNCIA
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
15 9 (0.50%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.23%) QA
2 32 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 26 (1.45%) SLA
4 22 (1.23%) JSP 440
5 15 (0.84%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 12 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 12 (0.67%) PA-DSS
8 4 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.17%) GPG13
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.056%) FATCA
11 1 (0.056%) ISO27005
11 1 (0.056%) PMO
System Software
1 327 (18.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 187 (10.42%) Active Directory
3 176 (9.81%) Docker
4 86 (4.79%) vSphere
5 84 (4.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 81 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
7 75 (4.18%) Virtual Machines
8 64 (3.57%) NFS
9 60 (3.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 54 (3.01%) VMware ESX
11 44 (2.45%) Hyper-V
12 37 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
13 35 (1.95%) KVM
14 33 (1.84%) vCloud
14 33 (1.84%) Veritas File System
15 27 (1.51%) HDFS
16 24 (1.34%) Xen
17 19 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
18 18 (1.00%) GPFS
19 17 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 518 (28.87%) Puppet
2 294 (16.39%) Ansible
3 215 (11.98%) Opscode Chef
4 116 (6.47%) Nagios
5 78 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
6 57 (3.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 48 (2.68%) ZABBIX
8 47 (2.62%) Terraform
9 46 (2.56%) Kibana
9 46 (2.56%) logstash
10 42 (2.34%) HAProxy
11 41 (2.29%) NetBackup
12 35 (1.95%) SCCM
13 32 (1.78%) vRealize
14 27 (1.51%) SCOM
15 26 (1.45%) Kubernetes
15 26 (1.45%) Packer
15 26 (1.45%) Tivoli
16 25 (1.39%) Dollar Universe
16 25 (1.39%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 538 (29.99%) VMware
2 437 (24.36%) Oracle
3 242 (13.49%) Microsoft
4 195 (10.87%) IBM
5 189 (10.54%) HP
6 170 (9.48%) Cisco
7 136 (7.58%) Veritas
8 124 (6.91%) Sun
9 116 (6.47%) EMC
10 79 (4.40%) Atlassian
10 79 (4.40%) NetApp
11 65 (3.62%) Splunk
12 61 (3.40%) Symantec
13 53 (2.95%) F5
14 47 (2.62%) SAP
15 42 (2.34%) Citrix
15 42 (2.34%) Informatica
16 38 (2.12%) TIBCO
17 36 (2.01%) Brocade
18 30 (1.67%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Kent
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
West London
PCR
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £560 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
FRG Technology Consulting
Rate: £300 - £375 per day + Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
South West
IntaPeople
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North East
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Rullion
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
PS Computer Services
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400.00 - £435.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
New Malden
aap3
Rate: £45.00 - £55.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
FT Select
Rate: From £475 to £525 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Andover
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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