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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 123 168 165
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1052 780 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.94% 1.37% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.33% 3.11% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 519 474
Median daily rate £425 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -22.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £24.73 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £39.00 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £28.59 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.91% -21.14%

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
24318 25098 23933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.94% 44.07% 45.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 14876 14729 13223
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 804 1084 1053
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 July 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 July 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 July 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 +49 956 £425 +3.03% 137
London +30 357 £450 +5.88% 69
South East +29 199 £425 +3.65% 33
North East +22 100 £300 +14.28% 3
Tyne and Wear +16 93 £298 +13.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +12 91 £298 +13.33% 1
Hampshire +40 85 £430 +1.17% 10
Scotland +41 74 £340 -4.56% 11
North West +41 70 £385 -0.58% 5
Yorkshire -7 67 £450 +20.00% 7
City of London +45 64 £450 +1.12% 20
East of England +35 55 £375 -1.31% 3
Berkshire +34 54 £450 +24.13% 14
West Yorkshire +5 53 £444 +15.25% 7
Leeds +4 48 £450 +16.88% 7
South West -27 41 £425 +1.19% 6
West Midlands -2 39 £413 +10.00% 4
Surrey +3 35 £400 +6.66% 3
Edinburgh +3 27 £425 +13.33% 2
Reading +18 25 £438 -2.77% 12
Manchester +9 24 £450 +9.75% 2
East Midlands +7 23 £375 -10.38% 6
Cheshire +5 18 £405 +15.71% 1
Portsmouth -1 18 £465 - 1
Glasgow +13 17 £346 -4.87% 5
Gloucestershire +5 17 £415 -2.35% 2
Norfolk - 16 £470 -
Renfrewshire - 15 £300 -
Lancashire - 15 £363 - 1
Erskine - 15 £300 -

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1973 (89.80%) Linux
2 1414 (64.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 816 (37.14%) Unix
4 658 (29.95%) VMware
5 655 (29.81%) Windows
6 649 (29.54%) Puppet
7 606 (27.58%) Oracle
8 546 (24.85%) DevOps
9 504 (22.94%) Perl
10 464 (21.12%) Solaris
11 437 (19.89%) Java
12 432 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 406 (18.48%) ITIL
14 388 (17.66%) Security Cleared
15 382 (17.39%) Python
16 373 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
17 370 (16.84%) Finance
18 347 (15.79%) Apache
19 341 (15.52%) AIX
19 341 (15.52%) Configuration Management
20 335 (15.25%) CentOS
21 332 (15.11%) SQL
22 328 (14.93%) SAN
23 324 (14.75%) Bash Shell
24 316 (14.38%) Microsoft
25 282 (12.84%) HP
26 277 (12.61%) SC Cleared
27 276 (12.56%) Windows Server
28 269 (12.24%) Jenkins
29 264 (12.02%) 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
1 347 (15.79%) Apache
2 230 (10.47%) Tomcat
3 203 (9.24%) JBoss
4 126 (5.74%) OpenStack
5 122 (5.55%) WebLogic
6 113 (5.14%) Confluence
6 113 (5.14%) IIS
7 97 (4.42%) WebSphere
8 51 (2.32%) nginx
9 36 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
10 34 (1.55%) MS Exchange
11 28 (1.27%) SharePoint
12 22 (1.00%) Tuxedo
13 21 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
14 19 (0.86%) SAS
15 17 (0.77%) iPlanet
15 17 (0.77%) MQSeries
16 13 (0.59%) GlassFish
17 12 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
17 12 (0.55%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 99 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.50%) MS Office
3 24 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.41%) SPSS
5 7 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.046%) MS Project
6 1 (0.046%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 13 (0.59%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 12 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.46%) Documaker
4 10 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 6 (0.27%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.23%) assyst
6 5 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.18%) Traffica
8 1 (0.046%) Eikon
8 1 (0.046%) OpenText Process Suite
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.046%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.046%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.046%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.046%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 232 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 66 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (1.91%) PaaS
4 25 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
4 25 (1.14%) GitHub
5 24 (1.09%) OpenShift
6 21 (0.96%) SaaS
7 17 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
7 17 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (0.77%) IaaS
8 14 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (0.59%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.59%) Office 365
10 8 (0.36%) Route 53
11 6 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 6 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
12 5 (0.23%) Google Apps
13 3 (0.14%) Engine Yard
13 3 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 328 (14.93%) SAN
2 264 (12.02%) DNS
3 250 (11.38%) Firewall
4 171 (7.78%) LDAP
5 165 (7.51%) TCP/IP
6 91 (4.14%) Internet
7 87 (3.96%) DHCP
8 85 (3.87%) VPN
9 82 (3.73%) SSL
10 79 (3.60%) NAS
11 70 (3.19%) HTTP
12 69 (3.14%) Fibre Channel
13 65 (2.96%) WAN
14 57 (2.59%) LAN
15 49 (2.23%) FTP
16 48 (2.18%) Network Security
17 45 (2.05%) SSH
18 38 (1.73%) SMTP
19 33 (1.50%) IPsec
20 30 (1.37%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (11.70%) MySQL
2 157 (7.15%) Oracle Database
3 144 (6.55%) SQL Server
4 133 (6.05%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (4.19%) Relational Database
6 73 (3.32%) MongoDB
7 61 (2.78%) Hadoop
7 61 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 56 (2.55%) NoSQL
9 45 (2.05%) RDBMS
10 41 (1.87%) DB2
11 38 (1.73%) Oracle Database 12c
12 31 (1.41%) Big Data
13 28 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
14 27 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
15 24 (1.09%) Redis
16 23 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
18 18 (0.82%) Informix
18 18 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 269 (12.24%) Jenkins
2 256 (11.65%) Git (software)
3 164 (7.46%) JIRA
4 125 (5.69%) Subversion
5 65 (2.96%) Maven
6 53 (2.41%) TeamCity
7 37 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 37 (1.68%) Eclipse
8 33 (1.50%) Hudson
9 29 (1.32%) JUnit
9 29 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
10 28 (1.27%) Artifactory
11 27 (1.23%) Vagrant
12 20 (0.91%) Ant
13 18 (0.82%) SonarQube
13 18 (0.82%) Visual Studio
14 17 (0.77%) Gradle
14 17 (0.77%) StarTeam
14 17 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (0.73%) Selenium
General
1 370 (16.84%) Finance
2 211 (9.60%) Banking
3 56 (2.55%) Retail
4 46 (2.09%) Games
5 40 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 35 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 33 (1.50%) Investment Banking
8 31 (1.41%) Marketing
9 27 (1.23%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.59%) Electronics
11 10 (0.46%) Back Office
12 9 (0.41%) International Banking
12 9 (0.41%) Publishing
13 8 (0.36%) Front Office
14 7 (0.32%) Military
15 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.27%) Law
15 6 (0.27%) Legal
16 5 (0.23%) Advertising
16 5 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 426 (19.39%) Administrator
2 404 (18.39%) Linux Engineer
3 308 (14.02%) DevOps Engineer
4 253 (11.52%) Systems Administrator
5 243 (11.06%) Linux Administrator
6 161 (7.33%) Developer
7 160 (7.28%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 149 (6.78%) Unix Administrator
9 145 (6.60%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 143 (6.51%) Architect
11 137 (6.24%) Consultant
12 110 (5.01%) Unix Engineer
13 108 (4.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 101 (4.60%) Support Engineer
15 99 (4.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
16 94 (4.28%) Analyst
16 94 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 94 (4.28%) Systems Engineer
17 77 (3.50%) Java Developer
18 75 (3.41%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (7.92%) Web Services
2 152 (6.92%) Middleware
3 151 (6.87%) LAMP
4 88 (4.01%) HTML
4 88 (4.01%) XML
5 81 (3.69%) .NET
6 77 (3.50%) Java EE
7 74 (3.37%) CSS
8 66 (3.00%) J2EE
9 65 (2.96%) Spring
10 55 (2.50%) SOAP
11 52 (2.37%) REST
12 51 (2.32%) RESTful
13 47 (2.14%) Hibernate
14 44 (2.00%) HTML5
14 44 (2.00%) JSON
14 44 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
15 40 (1.82%) jQuery
16 30 (1.37%) JSP
17 27 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.29%) Clustering
2 174 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 121 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
4 65 (2.96%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.14%) Public Cloud
6 45 (2.05%) EMC VNX
6 45 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 44 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
8 36 (1.64%) PKI
9 35 (1.59%) Replication
10 31 (1.41%) EMC VMAX
11 29 (1.32%) Wiki
12 28 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
12 28 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 25 (1.14%) Private Cloud
14 22 (1.00%) Enterprise Cloud
15 20 (0.91%) HACMP
16 19 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 17 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
18 16 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1973 (89.80%) Linux
2 1414 (64.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 816 (37.14%) Unix
4 655 (29.81%) Windows
5 464 (21.12%) Solaris
6 341 (15.52%) AIX
7 335 (15.25%) CentOS
8 276 (12.56%) Windows Server
9 183 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 169 (7.69%) Ubuntu
11 98 (4.46%) Windows Server 2012
12 81 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 71 (3.23%) SUSE
14 63 (2.87%) HPUX
15 60 (2.73%) Oracle Linux
16 50 (2.28%) Debian
17 49 (2.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 43 (1.96%) Windows XP
19 36 (1.64%) Fedora
20 29 (1.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 546 (24.85%) DevOps
2 406 (18.48%) ITIL
3 373 (16.98%) Agile Software Development
4 341 (15.52%) Configuration Management
5 215 (9.79%) High Availability
6 204 (9.29%) Open Source
7 190 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
8 178 (8.10%) Migration
9 140 (6.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 138 (6.28%) Service Delivery
11 127 (5.78%) Scrum
12 101 (4.60%) Service Management
13 99 (4.51%) Load Balancing
14 98 (4.46%) SOA
15 95 (4.32%) Project Management
16 91 (4.14%) Release Management
17 86 (3.91%) E-Commerce
18 84 (3.82%) Change Management
19 82 (3.73%) Software Engineering
20 80 (3.64%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 504 (22.94%) Perl
2 437 (19.89%) Java
3 382 (17.39%) Python
4 332 (15.11%) SQL
5 324 (14.75%) Bash Shell
6 185 (8.42%) Shell Script
7 175 (7.97%) Ruby
8 167 (7.60%) PHP
9 113 (5.14%) C
10 112 (5.10%) PowerShell
11 100 (4.55%) JavaScript
12 91 (4.14%) PL/SQL
13 81 (3.69%) Korn
14 64 (2.91%) C#
15 55 (2.50%) C++
16 39 (1.78%) VBScript
17 38 (1.73%) Bourne shell
18 22 (1.00%) COBOL
19 21 (0.96%) AWK
19 21 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 388 (17.66%) Security Cleared
2 277 (12.61%) SC Cleared
3 139 (6.33%) RHCE
4 86 (3.91%) Degree
5 81 (3.69%) DV Cleared
6 55 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 41 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 37 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
10 33 (1.50%) RHCA
11 29 (1.32%) CCNA
11 29 (1.32%) MCSE
12 27 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (1.05%) CCNP
14 21 (0.96%) RHCSA
15 18 (0.82%) IBM AIX Certification
15 18 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
16 16 (0.73%) MCP
17 13 (0.59%) MCSA
18 12 (0.55%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.14%) SLA
2 23 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 23 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.96%) QA
4 18 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.77%) JSP 440
6 4 (0.18%) COBIT
7 2 (0.091%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.091%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.046%) ECSS
8 1 (0.046%) FIPS 140-2
8 1 (0.046%) ISO15022
8 1 (0.046%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.046%) MiFID
System Software
1 432 (19.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 245 (11.15%) Active Directory
3 118 (5.37%) vSphere
4 109 (4.96%) KVM
5 101 (4.60%) Docker
6 97 (4.42%) Oracle RAC
7 93 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
8 92 (4.19%) Virtual Machines
9 89 (4.05%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 69 (3.14%) Hyper-V
11 67 (3.05%) NFS
12 66 (3.00%) VMware ESX
13 63 (2.87%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 62 (2.82%) Samba
15 48 (2.18%) vCloud
16 38 (1.73%) iptables
17 27 (1.23%) Firmware
17 27 (1.23%) GlusterFS
17 27 (1.23%) GPFS
18 26 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 649 (29.54%) Puppet
2 227 (10.33%) Opscode Chef
3 217 (9.88%) Ansible
4 194 (8.83%) Nagios
5 97 (4.42%) NetBackup
6 96 (4.37%) Red Hat Satellite
7 79 (3.60%) EMC NetWorker
8 64 (2.91%) SCCM
9 57 (2.59%) HAProxy
10 51 (2.32%) SCOM
10 51 (2.32%) ZABBIX
11 47 (2.14%) Salt
12 45 (2.05%) Oracle ZFS
12 45 (2.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 44 (2.00%) logstash
14 35 (1.59%) Tivoli
15 33 (1.50%) Kibana
16 26 (1.18%) WSUS
17 24 (1.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 24 (1.09%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 658 (29.95%) VMware
2 606 (27.58%) Oracle
3 316 (14.38%) Microsoft
4 282 (12.84%) HP
5 229 (10.42%) EMC
6 215 (9.79%) IBM
7 198 (9.01%) Veritas
8 174 (7.92%) Cisco
9 109 (4.96%) NetApp
10 107 (4.87%) Sun
11 96 (4.37%) Citrix
12 94 (4.28%) F5
13 58 (2.64%) Atlassian
13 58 (2.64%) Brocade
14 56 (2.55%) Dell
15 45 (2.05%) Symantec
16 40 (1.82%) Splunk
17 35 (1.59%) 3PAR
18 34 (1.55%) CheckPoint
19 32 (1.46%) Google
North West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Satigo Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Premier IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stratospherec
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Rate: From £550 to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
QUANTICA
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £520 - £560 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Scotland
Senitor Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NCC Group
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Aberdeenshire
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 18 days ago