The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Red Hat
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.78% 2.44% 4.62%
As % of the Vendors category 6.98% 6.67% 8.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £575 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.42% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

Red Hat is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 43 45 97
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 39.81% 36.59% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 64
Median daily rate £570 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.73% +3.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £162.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Canary Wharf

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Canary Wharf

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 9 (90.00%) Perl
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (60.00%) DevOps
4 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
5 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) NFS
5 5 (50.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) DHCP
5 5 (50.00%) Solaris
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) CMDB
5 5 (50.00%) High Availability
5 5 (50.00%) Open Source
5 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
5 5 (50.00%) IaaS
5 5 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
6 4 (40.00%) Ansible
6 4 (40.00%) SaltStack
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) IaaS
2 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (10.00%) OpenShift
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DHCP
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (30.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (30.00%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Perl Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Scripter
3 2 (20.00%) Unix Scripting Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Grid Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) JAXB
1 1 (10.00%) JPA
1 1 (10.00%) Regular Expression
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) CMDB
2 3 (30.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 6 (60.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (50.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Information Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) Perl
2 8 (80.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) sed
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) NFS
2 3 (30.00%) GPFS
2 3 (30.00%) LXC
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Ansible
3 3 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Google
2 3 (30.00%) SevOne
2 3 (30.00%) Splunk