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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 130 174 152
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 974 785 845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 1.42% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 4.29% 3.32% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 487 525
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £320 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 8
Median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -44.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -42.50%

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
22681 23630 25254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 42.79% 44.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13879 13869 14919
Median daily rate £420 £400 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 981 1214
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +43 910 £425 - 165
London +35 357 £453 +0.55% 66
South East +28 195 £425 +2.40% 38
North West +39 88 £425 +6.25% 17
North East +37 88 £340 -31.52% 1
Tyne and Wear +36 86 £340 -31.52%
Hampshire +15 84 £425 +2.40% 9
Newcastle upon Tyne +32 82 £340 -31.52%
Yorkshire +31 59 £425 +7.59% 15
South West +49 57 £375 +1.35% 11
City of London 0 53 £425 -5.55% 12
Manchester +16 49 £445 +14.10% 12
West Yorkshire +35 39 £425 +6.91% 11
Berkshire +18 38 £506 +22.72% 11
Surrey +4 35 £419 -0.94% 13
Leeds +28 33 £450 +8.43% 10
East of England -17 28 £275 -38.88% 8
Scotland +4 26 £400 +6.66% 9
South Yorkshire -6 21 £363 -7.05%
Winchester +7 19 £425 +1.19% 1
Wales +5 18 £450 - 2
Wiltshire +3 17 £350 -5.40% 1
West Midlands -34 16 £413 +47.32% 5
Lancashire +8 15 £420 +0.35% 3
Swindon +6 15 £350 -5.40% 1
Reading +3 15 £475 +8.57% 7
Milton Keynes +30 14 £500 -11.11%
Buckinghamshire +27 14 £500 -8.04% 1
Stockport +2 14 £435 -
Edinburgh +15 13 £395 +7.11% 7

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 1699 (89.28%) Linux
2 1198 (62.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 624 (32.79%) VMware
4 604 (31.74%) Puppet
5 573 (30.11%) Unix
6 494 (25.96%) Oracle
7 493 (25.91%) DevOps
8 483 (25.38%) Windows
9 402 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 400 (21.02%) Perl
11 389 (20.44%) Java
12 381 (20.02%) Apache
13 370 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
14 362 (19.02%) Security Cleared
15 346 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 340 (17.87%) Finance
17 336 (17.66%) CentOS
18 324 (17.03%) Python
19 317 (16.66%) ITIL
20 316 (16.61%) Solaris
20 316 (16.61%) Bash Shell
21 265 (13.93%) SAN
22 264 (13.87%) Configuration Management
23 255 (13.40%) Firewall
23 255 (13.40%) Tomcat
23 255 (13.40%) Ansible
24 246 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
25 239 (12.56%) SC Cleared
25 239 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
26 237 (12.45%) AIX

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
1 381 (20.02%) Apache
2 255 (13.40%) Tomcat
3 221 (11.61%) JBoss
4 145 (7.62%) WebLogic
5 97 (5.10%) Confluence
6 81 (4.26%) WebSphere
7 76 (3.99%) OpenStack
8 67 (3.52%) nginx
9 52 (2.73%) IIS
10 48 (2.52%) WebSphere Application Server
11 37 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 36 (1.89%) iPlanet
13 33 (1.73%) Jetty
14 32 (1.68%) WildFly
15 29 (1.52%) Mule ESB
16 26 (1.37%) Apache Spark
17 22 (1.16%) MS Exchange
17 22 (1.16%) Oracle Application Server
18 17 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
19 13 (0.68%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 50 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.37%) MS Office
3 22 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.053%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 22 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 19 (1.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 16 (0.84%) Oracle BPM
4 13 (0.68%) Oracle EBS R12
5 12 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
6 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.47%) SAP hybris
8 5 (0.26%) assyst
9 3 (0.16%) Documaker
9 3 (0.16%) SAP GRC
9 3 (0.16%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.11%) Traffica
11 1 (0.053%) OpenText Process Suite
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle 11i
11 1 (0.053%) Oracle Retail
11 1 (0.053%) PeopleSoft Financials
11 1 (0.053%) SAP BPC
11 1 (0.053%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 246 (12.93%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (3.36%) PaaS
4 62 (3.26%) IaaS
5 48 (2.52%) GitHub
6 38 (2.00%) SaaS
7 32 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 28 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
9 22 (1.16%) OpenShift
10 16 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 16 (0.84%) Route 53
11 13 (0.68%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.47%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 8 (0.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 8 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.32%) Amazon ELB
14 6 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
14 6 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 265 (13.93%) SAN
2 255 (13.40%) Firewall
3 229 (12.03%) DNS
4 147 (7.72%) LDAP
4 147 (7.72%) TCP/IP
5 84 (4.41%) SSL
6 78 (4.10%) VPN
7 67 (3.52%) Internet
8 66 (3.47%) HTTP
9 64 (3.36%) NAS
10 56 (2.94%) DHCP
11 52 (2.73%) WAN
12 46 (2.42%) Network Security
13 39 (2.05%) FTP
14 38 (2.00%) Reverse Proxy
15 37 (1.94%) LAN
15 37 (1.94%) SSH
16 35 (1.84%) iSCSI
17 31 (1.63%) Kerberos
17 31 (1.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (11.51%) MySQL
2 165 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
3 134 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 96 (5.04%) SQL Server
5 93 (4.89%) NoSQL
6 91 (4.78%) MongoDB
7 84 (4.41%) Hadoop
8 79 (4.15%) Big Data
9 65 (3.42%) Relational Database
10 58 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
11 35 (1.84%) Oracle Database 12c
12 32 (1.68%) Redis
13 27 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
14 25 (1.31%) Apache Hive
15 24 (1.26%) Oracle BI EE
16 21 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (1.05%) RDBMS
18 19 (1.00%) HBase
19 18 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 346 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 223 (11.72%) Git (software)
3 125 (6.57%) JIRA
4 101 (5.31%) Subversion
5 64 (3.36%) Eclipse
6 61 (3.21%) Hudson
7 52 (2.73%) GitLab
7 52 (2.73%) Maven
8 51 (2.68%) JUnit
9 48 (2.52%) Gerrit
10 43 (2.26%) Mercurial
11 42 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 41 (2.15%) TeamCity
13 37 (1.94%) Gradle
14 34 (1.79%) Vagrant
15 33 (1.73%) Ant
16 27 (1.42%) Artifactory
16 27 (1.42%) Sonatype Nexus
17 22 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
18 20 (1.05%) Bitbucket
General
1 340 (17.87%) Finance
2 151 (7.93%) Banking
3 53 (2.79%) Telecoms
4 41 (2.15%) Retail
5 37 (1.94%) Marketing
6 34 (1.79%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.52%) Financial Institution
8 27 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 22 (1.16%) Electronics
10 16 (0.84%) Games
11 15 (0.79%) Law
12 11 (0.58%) Legal
13 10 (0.53%) Back Office
14 7 (0.37%) Advertising
14 7 (0.37%) Military
15 6 (0.32%) Publishing
15 6 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 4 (0.21%) Front Office
17 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 390 (20.49%) Administrator
2 302 (15.87%) Linux Engineer
3 295 (15.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 266 (13.98%) Systems Administrator
5 256 (13.45%) Linux Administrator
6 194 (10.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 139 (7.30%) Architect
7 139 (7.30%) Developer
8 124 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 108 (5.68%) Consultant
10 99 (5.20%) Unix Administrator
11 85 (4.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 80 (4.20%) Unix Engineer
12 80 (4.20%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 79 (4.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
14 74 (3.89%) Java Developer
15 65 (3.42%) Linux Specialist
16 63 (3.31%) AWS Engineer
17 59 (3.10%) AWS DevOps
18 57 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (6.62%) Web Services
2 114 (5.99%) LAMP
3 90 (4.73%) Middleware
4 87 (4.57%) J2EE
5 80 (4.20%) HTML
6 77 (4.05%) LAPP Stack
7 76 (3.99%) XML
8 54 (2.84%) CSS
9 50 (2.63%) Java EE
10 48 (2.52%) REST
11 47 (2.47%) WebSphere MQ
12 44 (2.31%) Spring
13 42 (2.21%) LEMP Stack
13 42 (2.21%) RabbitMQ
14 40 (2.10%) JMS
14 40 (2.10%) JSON
15 39 (2.05%) .NET
15 39 (2.05%) Node.js
16 37 (1.94%) XSLT
17 35 (1.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 181 (9.51%) Clustering
2 134 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 95 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (2.21%) Replication
5 36 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 36 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 35 (1.84%) Public Cloud
7 32 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.63%) Private Cloud
9 27 (1.42%) EMC VNX
10 25 (1.31%) EMC VMAX
11 18 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
12 17 (0.89%) Smart Meter
13 16 (0.84%) PKI
13 16 (0.84%) VCE vBlock
14 14 (0.74%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.63%) Enterprise Cloud
15 12 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
16 11 (0.58%) DataPower
16 11 (0.58%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1699 (89.28%) Linux
2 1198 (62.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 573 (30.11%) Unix
4 483 (25.38%) Windows
5 336 (17.66%) CentOS
6 316 (16.61%) Solaris
7 237 (12.45%) AIX
8 210 (11.04%) Windows Server
9 169 (8.88%) Ubuntu
10 159 (8.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 100 (5.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 81 (4.26%) SUSE
13 66 (3.47%) HPUX
14 61 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
15 53 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
16 50 (2.63%) Debian
17 23 (1.21%) Fedora
18 22 (1.16%) Windows XP
19 17 (0.89%) Windows 7
20 15 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (25.91%) DevOps
2 370 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (16.66%) ITIL
4 264 (13.87%) Configuration Management
5 189 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
6 188 (9.88%) High Availability
7 184 (9.67%) Scrum
8 178 (9.35%) Open Source
9 138 (7.25%) Migration
10 127 (6.67%) Load Balancing
11 99 (5.20%) Performance Tuning
12 82 (4.31%) Service Delivery
13 78 (4.10%) Change Control
14 73 (3.84%) Software Engineering
15 69 (3.63%) Continuous Delivery
15 69 (3.63%) E-Commerce
16 67 (3.52%) OO
17 66 (3.47%) Change Management
18 63 (3.31%) TDD
19 58 (3.05%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 400 (21.02%) Perl
2 389 (20.44%) Java
3 324 (17.03%) Python
4 316 (16.61%) Bash Shell
5 193 (10.14%) SQL
6 175 (9.20%) Shell Script
7 137 (7.20%) Ruby
8 117 (6.15%) PHP
9 116 (6.10%) PowerShell
10 96 (5.04%) JavaScript
11 71 (3.73%) C
12 69 (3.63%) Korn
13 67 (3.52%) PL/SQL
14 37 (1.94%) C#
15 23 (1.21%) C-shell
16 21 (1.10%) AWK
16 21 (1.10%) C++
17 17 (0.89%) VB.NET
18 15 (0.79%) VBScript
19 14 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 362 (19.02%) Security Cleared
2 239 (12.56%) SC Cleared
3 88 (4.62%) RHCE
4 82 (4.31%) DV Cleared
5 72 (3.78%) Degree
6 37 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
7 32 (1.68%) RHCSA
8 31 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 29 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
10 28 (1.47%) CCNA
11 24 (1.26%) AWS Certification
11 24 (1.26%) RHCA
11 24 (1.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 23 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 19 (1.00%) RHCT
14 18 (0.95%) CCNP
15 15 (0.79%) Oracle Certification
16 13 (0.68%) MCSE
17 9 (0.47%) CISSP
18 8 (0.42%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.42%) SLA
2 44 (2.31%) QA
3 35 (1.84%) PCI DSS
4 18 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.95%) JSP 440
5 17 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.63%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.053%) FATCA
9 1 (0.053%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 402 (21.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 170 (8.93%) Docker
3 150 (7.88%) Active Directory
4 113 (5.94%) vSphere
5 86 (4.52%) Virtual Machines
6 78 (4.10%) KVM
6 78 (4.10%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (3.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 68 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 66 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
10 56 (2.94%) VMware ESX
11 54 (2.84%) Hyper-V
12 49 (2.57%) NFS
13 39 (2.05%) Xen
14 37 (1.94%) Samba
15 36 (1.89%) vCloud
16 22 (1.16%) Squid
17 21 (1.10%) HDFS
17 21 (1.10%) XenServer
18 20 (1.05%) iptables
Systems Management
1 604 (31.74%) Puppet
2 255 (13.40%) Ansible
3 239 (12.56%) Opscode Chef
4 126 (6.62%) Nagios
5 73 (3.84%) Red Hat Satellite
6 64 (3.36%) HAProxy
7 63 (3.31%) ZABBIX
8 61 (3.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 56 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
10 52 (2.73%) logstash
11 45 (2.36%) SCCM
12 44 (2.31%) Kibana
13 41 (2.15%) NetBackup
14 38 (2.00%) SCOM
15 37 (1.94%) Tivoli
15 37 (1.94%) Zenoss
16 27 (1.42%) Salt
17 25 (1.31%) Terraform
17 25 (1.31%) vRealize
18 20 (1.05%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 624 (32.79%) VMware
2 494 (25.96%) Oracle
3 219 (11.51%) HP
4 217 (11.40%) Microsoft
5 187 (9.83%) IBM
6 176 (9.25%) Cisco
7 169 (8.88%) EMC
8 132 (6.94%) Veritas
9 116 (6.10%) Sun
10 82 (4.31%) F5
11 78 (4.10%) NetApp
12 64 (3.36%) Citrix
13 60 (3.15%) Atlassian
14 50 (2.63%) Splunk
15 46 (2.42%) Symantec
16 42 (2.21%) 3PAR
16 42 (2.21%) SAP
17 37 (1.94%) Informatica
18 36 (1.89%) Dell
19 30 (1.58%) Brocade
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