Period
to 20 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 6 months to 20 July 2019 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 > Central London
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 222 184 181
Rank change year-on-year -38 -3 -53
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 57 114 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.66% 1.22% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 3.21% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 91 71
Central London median daily rate £510 £550 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +7.84% +13.33%
10th Percentile £372 £379 £356
90th Percentile £743 £625 £638
London median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Central London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
London median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -30.00% +72.41%

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,378 3,550 2,970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.02% 37.97% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,499 2,548 2,140
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £258 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 91 58
Central London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £16.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +18.22% -10.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.49 £12.51
90th Percentile £49.59 £33.75 £31.31
London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year -2.33% +11.69% +7.63%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Central London over the 6 months to 20 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Central London

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 Central London region over the 6 months to 20 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -27 48 £523 -5.00% 18
West End of London - 2 £481 -
City of Westminster -18 1 £713 -
Southwark -31 1 £450 -
Kensington and Chelsea - 1 £300 -
Red Hat
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 51 (89.47%) Linux
2 37 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (38.60%) Python
4 21 (36.84%) Finance
4 21 (36.84%) VMware
5 20 (35.09%) Ansible
6 18 (31.58%) DevOps
7 17 (29.82%) Unix
7 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
8 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (22.81%) Puppet
9 13 (22.81%) Windows
9 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
11 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
11 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
11 11 (19.30%) SAN
11 11 (19.30%) Perl
11 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
12 10 (17.54%) Java
12 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
12 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (17.54%) Ruby
13 9 (15.79%) LDAP
13 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
13 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
13 9 (15.79%) Docker
13 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Confluence
3 4 (7.02%) nginx
4 3 (5.26%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) Jetty
4 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
5 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.75%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.82%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (5.26%) Datadog
4 3 (5.26%) Office 365
5 2 (3.51%) Apigee
5 2 (3.51%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.75%) GitHub
6 1 (1.75%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.75%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.30%) SAN
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 5 (8.77%) Firewall
4 4 (7.02%) DHCP
4 4 (7.02%) Internet
4 4 (7.02%) VPN
5 3 (5.26%) SSH
5 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.51%) Ethernet
6 2 (3.51%) HTTP
6 2 (3.51%) Kerberos
6 2 (3.51%) LAN
6 2 (3.51%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) Skype
6 2 (3.51%) VLAN
6 2 (3.51%) VSAN
6 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.75%) DMZ
7 1 (1.75%) FTP
7 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
1 5 (8.77%) MySQL
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
2 3 (5.26%) DB2
2 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.51%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.75%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 5 (8.77%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (7.02%) Hudson
5 4 (7.02%) Maven
6 3 (5.26%) Mercurial
6 3 (5.26%) Subversion
7 2 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (3.51%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.51%) FishEye
7 2 (3.51%) Gradle
7 2 (3.51%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.51%) Poseidon for UML
7 2 (3.51%) Selenium
7 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.51%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (5.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) LDAP
2 5 (8.77%) JSON
2 5 (8.77%) Spring
3 4 (7.02%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 3 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.51%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (3.51%) Apache Camel
5 2 (3.51%) GWT
5 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.51%) HTML5
5 2 (3.51%) JMS
5 2 (3.51%) jQuery
5 2 (3.51%) Kafka
5 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 2 (3.51%) Play Framework
5 2 (3.51%) React
5 2 (3.51%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) PKI
1 4 (7.02%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Derivative
3 2 (3.51%) HACMP
3 2 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.51%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) CMDB
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.75%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (89.47%) Linux
2 37 (64.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (29.82%) Unix
4 13 (22.81%) Windows
5 8 (14.04%) CentOS
5 8 (14.04%) Solaris
6 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
7 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.26%) Debian
9 2 (3.51%) AIX
9 2 (3.51%) Android
9 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.75%) Data ONTAP
10 1 (1.75%) VMS
10 1 (1.75%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) DevOps
2 13 (22.81%) Configuration Management
3 10 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (12.28%) ITIL
7 6 (10.53%) Storage Management
8 5 (8.77%) Kanban
8 5 (8.77%) Scrum
9 4 (7.02%) High Availability
9 4 (7.02%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Automation
10 3 (5.26%) Open Source
10 3 (5.26%) Runbook
10 3 (5.26%) Systems Engineering
10 3 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.51%) ITSM
11 2 (3.51%) Service Management
11 2 (3.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Python
2 17 (29.82%) Bash Shell
3 11 (19.30%) Perl
3 11 (19.30%) PowerShell
4 10 (17.54%) Java
4 10 (17.54%) Ruby
5 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
6 8 (14.04%) SQL
7 3 (5.26%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) Go
7 3 (5.26%) Groovy
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) Clojure
8 2 (3.51%) ClojureScript
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (19.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.28%) RHCE
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (1.75%) RHCA
5 1 (1.75%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.75%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (15.79%) Docker
3 6 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
5 3 (5.26%) Cronacle
5 3 (5.26%) KVM
5 3 (5.26%) Veritas File System
5 3 (5.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Samba
6 2 (3.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (3.51%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (3.51%) XenApp
7 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.75%) NFS
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) Ansible
2 14 (24.56%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (22.81%) Puppet
4 7 (12.28%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (5.26%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.26%) Salt
6 3 (5.26%) SCCM
6 3 (5.26%) Terraform
7 2 (3.51%) Ambari
7 2 (3.51%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (3.51%) HP SIM
7 2 (3.51%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (3.51%) Suricata
8 1 (1.75%) Grafana
8 1 (1.75%) Nagios
8 1 (1.75%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.75%) SCOM
8 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) VMware
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Oracle
4 7 (12.28%) Cloudera
4 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 7 (12.28%) Veritas
5 6 (10.53%) Splunk
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) Hortonworks
7 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
7 4 (7.02%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) NetApp
9 2 (3.51%) Cisco
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix
9 2 (3.51%) EMC
9 2 (3.51%) Qualys
9 2 (3.51%) Remedy
9 2 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 2 (3.51%) Sun
9 2 (3.51%) Sybase