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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK
Rank 131 167 144
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 831 746 805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.85% 1.49% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 4.09% 3.45% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 544 478 522
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £14.10 £31.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.20 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £39.75
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.13%

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
20308 21642 23146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.27% 43.30% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12489 12731 13574
Median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 764 861 1016
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.63 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +35.29%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +30 786 £431 +2.67% 138
London +84 356 £468 +2.07% 55
South East +27 201 £435 +8.75% 27
Hampshire +21 94 £430 +7.50% 5
North East +26 57 £323 -33.60% 1
City of London +24 57 £463 -2.63% 19
Tyne and Wear +20 55 £325 -33.09% 1
North West +18 54 £400 -0.24% 11
Newcastle upon Tyne +16 50 £325 -33.09% 1
Surrey +19 40 £419 +24.00% 10
South West +16 38 £350 -5.40% 16
Berkshire +18 35 £506 +25.00% 6
Manchester +19 31 £400 +2.56% 10
Yorkshire -43 28 £375 -6.25% 8
Winchester +9 27 £450 +12.50% 1
Scotland +18 26 £400 +6.66% 8
Edinburgh +13 19 £400 +10.34% 6
Wiltshire +7 19 £325 -12.16% 1
East Midlands -23 19 £495 +27.74% 2
Swindon +5 17 £325 -12.16%
West Yorkshire -25 17 £425 +6.25% 7
East of England -32 17 £459 -2.34% 9
Leeds -17 14 £425 +0.89% 5
South Yorkshire -20 13 £350 -12.50%
Milton Keynes +10 12 £425 -34.61%
Havant +6 12 £375 +4.52%
Buckinghamshire +4 12 £425 -34.61%
West Midlands -12 12 £410 +46.42% 9
Epsom - 12 - - 1
Exeter - 11 £403 - 1

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1567 (89.08%) Linux
2 1097 (62.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 551 (31.32%) Unix
4 548 (31.15%) Puppet
5 541 (30.76%) VMware
6 442 (25.13%) Windows
7 435 (24.73%) DevOps
8 400 (22.74%) Oracle
9 369 (20.98%) Security Cleared
10 356 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
10 356 (20.24%) Java
11 352 (20.01%) Perl
12 350 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
13 349 (19.84%) Python
14 329 (18.70%) Jenkins
15 323 (18.36%) Apache
16 321 (18.25%) Finance
17 319 (18.14%) Bash Shell
18 312 (17.74%) CentOS
19 276 (15.69%) Solaris
20 269 (15.29%) SC Cleared
21 262 (14.89%) Ansible
22 249 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
23 247 (14.04%) ITIL
24 234 (13.30%) Tomcat
25 231 (13.13%) SAN
26 229 (13.02%) Firewall
27 228 (12.96%) Configuration Management
28 227 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
29 224 (12.73%) Microsoft

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
1 323 (18.36%) Apache
2 234 (13.30%) Tomcat
3 207 (11.77%) JBoss
4 125 (7.11%) WebLogic
5 108 (6.14%) WebSphere
6 85 (4.83%) Confluence
7 70 (3.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 57 (3.24%) nginx
9 52 (2.96%) IIS
10 50 (2.84%) OpenStack
11 33 (1.88%) iPlanet
11 33 (1.88%) Jetty
12 30 (1.71%) Apache Spark
12 30 (1.71%) WildFly
13 28 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
14 26 (1.48%) Mule ESB
15 25 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 21 (1.19%) MS Exchange
16 21 (1.19%) Oracle Application Server
17 20 (1.14%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 63 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.19%) MS Office
3 20 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.057%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 23 (1.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 20 (1.14%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 13 (0.74%) Oracle BPM
4 11 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 9 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.51%) SAP hybris
6 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 3 (0.17%) assyst
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.17%) SAP GRC
7 3 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.057%) Maximo
9 1 (0.057%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.057%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.057%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 249 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (5.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (3.81%) IaaS
4 60 (3.41%) PaaS
5 46 (2.62%) GitHub
6 37 (2.10%) SaaS
7 29 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (1.48%) Amazon S3
9 22 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.19%) OpenShift
11 18 (1.02%) AWS CloudFormation
12 13 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.63%) Route 53
14 9 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (0.34%) Slack
16 6 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 5 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.28%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 231 (13.13%) SAN
2 229 (13.02%) Firewall
3 204 (11.60%) DNS
4 156 (8.87%) TCP/IP
5 149 (8.47%) LDAP
6 71 (4.04%) NAS
7 70 (3.98%) SSL
8 64 (3.64%) HTTP
9 63 (3.58%) VPN
10 58 (3.30%) DHCP
11 56 (3.18%) Internet
12 46 (2.62%) SSH
13 45 (2.56%) WAN
14 43 (2.44%) FTP
15 39 (2.22%) LAN
16 37 (2.10%) SMTP
17 36 (2.05%) Network Security
18 35 (1.99%) Kerberos
19 34 (1.93%) Reverse Proxy
20 26 (1.48%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (9.95%) MySQL
2 149 (8.47%) PostgreSQL
3 117 (6.65%) Oracle Database
4 93 (5.29%) SQL Server
5 90 (5.12%) Big Data
6 87 (4.95%) Hadoop
7 83 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 74 (4.21%) MongoDB
9 63 (3.58%) Relational Database
10 47 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
11 33 (1.88%) Apache Hive
12 30 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
13 27 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
15 24 (1.36%) BusinessObjects
16 23 (1.31%) DB2
16 23 (1.31%) HBase
16 23 (1.31%) Redis
17 16 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
18 14 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 329 (18.70%) Jenkins
2 204 (11.60%) Git (software)
3 108 (6.14%) JIRA
4 91 (5.17%) Subversion
5 63 (3.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 61 (3.47%) Hudson
7 51 (2.90%) Eclipse
8 50 (2.84%) Maven
9 48 (2.73%) JUnit
10 46 (2.62%) Gerrit
11 45 (2.56%) GitLab
12 43 (2.44%) TeamCity
13 42 (2.39%) Mercurial
14 34 (1.93%) Ant
15 33 (1.88%) Gradle
16 29 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
17 28 (1.59%) Vagrant
18 25 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
19 22 (1.25%) Bitbucket
20 21 (1.19%) Artifactory
General
1 321 (18.25%) Finance
2 136 (7.73%) Banking
3 51 (2.90%) Telecoms
4 33 (1.88%) Manufacturing
4 33 (1.88%) Retail
5 31 (1.76%) Marketing
6 26 (1.48%) Law
7 25 (1.42%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.25%) Electronics
8 22 (1.25%) Financial Institution
9 15 (0.85%) Legal
10 12 (0.68%) Games
11 7 (0.40%) Military
12 6 (0.34%) Back Office
13 5 (0.28%) Advertising
14 4 (0.23%) Publishing
14 4 (0.23%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Front Office
16 1 (0.057%) Billing
Job Titles
1 370 (21.03%) Administrator
2 268 (15.24%) Linux Engineer
3 262 (14.89%) Systems Administrator
4 252 (14.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 224 (12.73%) Linux Administrator
6 183 (10.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 135 (7.67%) Developer
8 130 (7.39%) Architect
9 111 (6.31%) Unix Administrator
10 109 (6.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 94 (5.34%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 93 (5.29%) Unix Engineer
13 91 (5.17%) Consultant
14 76 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 69 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
16 62 (3.52%) Java Developer
17 60 (3.41%) AWS Engineer
18 53 (3.01%) Systems Engineer
19 52 (2.96%) AWS DevOps
20 50 (2.84%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (6.82%) Web Services
2 83 (4.72%) LAMP
3 82 (4.66%) Middleware
4 81 (4.60%) HTML
5 76 (4.32%) J2EE
6 73 (4.15%) XML
7 62 (3.52%) CSS
8 60 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
9 57 (3.24%) LAPP Stack
10 48 (2.73%) JSON
11 44 (2.50%) XSLT
12 41 (2.33%) ELK Stack
13 39 (2.22%) Node.js
13 39 (2.22%) REST
14 38 (2.16%) LEMP Stack
15 37 (2.10%) .NET
15 37 (2.10%) Java EE
16 36 (2.05%) Spring
17 35 (1.99%) Software Packaging
18 31 (1.76%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 139 (7.90%) Clustering
2 136 (7.73%) Data Centre
3 83 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 40 (2.27%) Replication
6 37 (2.10%) Computer Science
7 30 (1.71%) Private Cloud
8 27 (1.53%) Public Cloud
9 26 (1.48%) EMC VMAX
10 25 (1.42%) EMC VNX
10 25 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
11 24 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (1.14%) PKI
13 19 (1.08%) VCE vBlock
14 16 (0.91%) Web 2.0
15 13 (0.74%) Virtual Team
16 12 (0.68%) Smart Meter
17 11 (0.63%) DataPower
18 10 (0.57%) User Experience
19 9 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1567 (89.08%) Linux
2 1097 (62.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 551 (31.32%) Unix
4 442 (25.13%) Windows
5 312 (17.74%) CentOS
6 276 (15.69%) Solaris
7 213 (12.11%) Windows Server
8 195 (11.09%) AIX
9 154 (8.75%) Ubuntu
10 136 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 99 (5.63%) SUSE
12 94 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (3.01%) Debian
14 52 (2.96%) HPUX
15 49 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 47 (2.67%) Oracle Linux
17 22 (1.25%) Fedora
18 19 (1.08%) Windows XP
19 15 (0.85%) Windows 7
20 13 (0.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (24.73%) DevOps
2 350 (19.90%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (14.04%) ITIL
4 228 (12.96%) Configuration Management
5 186 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
6 174 (9.89%) Scrum
7 161 (9.15%) High Availability
8 160 (9.10%) Open Source
9 122 (6.94%) Migration
10 113 (6.42%) Load Balancing
11 89 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
12 73 (4.15%) OO
13 72 (4.09%) Change Management
14 71 (4.04%) Change Control
14 71 (4.04%) Continuous Delivery
15 68 (3.87%) Software Engineering
16 63 (3.58%) Project Management
17 62 (3.52%) Service Management
18 58 (3.30%) E-Commerce
19 56 (3.18%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 356 (20.24%) Java
2 352 (20.01%) Perl
3 349 (19.84%) Python
4 319 (18.14%) Bash Shell
5 185 (10.52%) Shell Script
6 165 (9.38%) SQL
7 135 (7.67%) Ruby
8 114 (6.48%) PowerShell
9 101 (5.74%) JavaScript
10 95 (5.40%) PHP
11 81 (4.60%) C
12 67 (3.81%) Korn
13 49 (2.79%) PL/SQL
14 31 (1.76%) C#
15 16 (0.91%) C++
16 15 (0.85%) VB.NET
17 14 (0.80%) AWK
18 13 (0.74%) VBScript
19 12 (0.68%) C-shell
19 12 (0.68%) Go
Qualifications
1 369 (20.98%) Security Cleared
2 269 (15.29%) SC Cleared
3 69 (3.92%) Degree
4 62 (3.52%) DV Cleared
5 49 (2.79%) RHCE
6 31 (1.76%) RHCSA
7 30 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (1.36%) CCNA
8 24 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 23 (1.31%) AWS Certification
10 22 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
11 20 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (1.08%) CCNP
13 15 (0.85%) MCSE
14 14 (0.80%) RHCT
15 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
15 13 (0.74%) RHCA
16 12 (0.68%) Oracle Certification
17 10 (0.57%) CISSP
18 8 (0.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.16%) QA
2 37 (2.10%) SLA
3 31 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 19 (1.08%) JSP 440
5 14 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
6 13 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 10 (0.57%) PA-DSS
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 14001
8 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.057%) FATCA
9 1 (0.057%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 356 (20.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 179 (10.18%) Docker
3 144 (8.19%) Active Directory
4 87 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 84 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
6 82 (4.66%) vSphere
7 71 (4.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 66 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
9 55 (3.13%) NFS
10 53 (3.01%) VMware ESX
11 46 (2.62%) KVM
12 42 (2.39%) Oracle RAC
13 41 (2.33%) Hyper-V
14 32 (1.82%) Xen
15 26 (1.48%) vCloud
16 25 (1.42%) HDFS
17 23 (1.31%) Samba
18 22 (1.25%) Veritas File System
19 17 (0.97%) Squid
20 16 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 548 (31.15%) Puppet
2 262 (14.89%) Ansible
3 227 (12.91%) Opscode Chef
4 117 (6.65%) Nagios
5 76 (4.32%) Red Hat Satellite
6 59 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 59 (3.35%) ZABBIX
7 56 (3.18%) HAProxy
7 56 (3.18%) logstash
8 54 (3.07%) Kibana
9 34 (1.93%) Terraform
10 32 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 31 (1.76%) SCCM
12 29 (1.65%) EMC NetWorker
13 28 (1.59%) SCOM
13 28 (1.59%) Tivoli
14 26 (1.48%) Zenoss
15 20 (1.14%) Graphite
15 20 (1.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 19 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 541 (30.76%) VMware
2 400 (22.74%) Oracle
3 224 (12.73%) Microsoft
4 199 (11.31%) IBM
5 189 (10.74%) HP
6 154 (8.75%) Cisco
7 137 (7.79%) Veritas
8 127 (7.22%) EMC
9 117 (6.65%) Sun
10 78 (4.43%) NetApp
11 67 (3.81%) Atlassian
12 61 (3.47%) F5
13 46 (2.62%) Splunk
14 45 (2.56%) Symantec
15 43 (2.44%) 3PAR
16 42 (2.39%) Citrix
16 42 (2.39%) SAP
17 36 (2.05%) Informatica
18 32 (1.82%) Brocade
19 30 (1.71%) CheckPoint
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South East London
Hays Talent Solutions
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Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
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Square One Resources
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South West England
People Source Consulting
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Eastleigh, Hampshire
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