Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 211 199
Rank change year-on-year +69 -12 -48
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 21 68 108
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.56% 0.80% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 2.11% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 50 90
Median daily rate £475 £478 £528
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.52% -9.48% +5.50%
10th Percentile £419 £350 £379
90th Percentile £635 £719 £638
London median daily rate £500 £538 £518
% change year-on-year -6.98% +3.86% +8.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
London median hourly rate £50.00 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +3.57% -30.00%

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 1,398 3,225 3,501
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 37.26% 38.03% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 2,338 2,540
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £256
90th Percentile £649 £656 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 83
Median hourly rate £19.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.25% - +28.45%
10th Percentile £12.42 £11.35 £11.94
90th Percentile £39.70 £44.80 £37.45
Median hourly rate £31.94 £21.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +52.10% -4.55% +8.64%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in Central London over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Central London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Central London.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +44 14 £475 -5.00% 8
City of Westminster +25 1 £700 +100.00%
Red Hat
London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 11 (52.38%) Oracle
4 11 (52.38%) Unix
5 9 (42.86%) Python
5 9 (42.86%) Perl
5 9 (42.86%) Java
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
6 8 (38.10%) AWS
7 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) Sybase
8 6 (28.57%) DevOps
8 6 (28.57%) Docker
9 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
9 5 (23.81%) Ansible
9 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
9 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (23.81%) Azure
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
9 5 (23.81%) Terraform
9 5 (23.81%) Firewall
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (23.81%) Korn
10 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
10 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008

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 3 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Fuse
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Azure
3 4 (19.05%) GCP
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon S3
4 2 (9.52%) IaaS
4 2 (9.52%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Functions
5 1 (4.76%) Boomi
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.76%) Route 53
5 1 (4.76%) Serverless
5 1 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (9.52%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) Broadband
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.76%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (4.76%) Data Lake
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (4.76%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (4.76%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) DBA
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (23.81%) Sybase DBA
3 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
6 1 (4.76%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 3 (14.29%) JDBC
2 3 (14.29%) ODBC
2 3 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Apache Camel
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) JSON
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Kafka
4 1 (4.76%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Spring Boot
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.76%) XSD
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Replication
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cloud Native
2 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (52.38%) Unix
4 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 3 (14.29%) Solaris
6 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (9.52%) Debian
8 1 (4.76%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (19.05%) High Availability
2 4 (19.05%) Microservices
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Security Management
3 3 (14.29%) Artificial Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (14.29%) Data Management
3 3 (14.29%) Database Security
3 3 (14.29%) Deep Learning
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure as Code
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Machine Learning
3 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) Perl
2 9 (42.86%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (23.81%) Korn
5 4 (19.05%) PowerShell
6 3 (14.29%) C
6 3 (14.29%) Go
6 3 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
8 1 (4.76%) C#
8 1 (4.76%) Groovy
8 1 (4.76%) PHP
8 1 (4.76%) XPath
8 1 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Ansible
1 5 (23.81%) Kubernetes
1 5 (23.81%) Terraform
2 4 (19.05%) Grafana
2 4 (19.05%) Prometheus
3 3 (14.29%) Data Guard
3 3 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (9.52%) Puppet
4 2 (9.52%) Salt
5 1 (4.76%) Kibana
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (4.76%) Packer
5 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Sybase
3 4 (19.05%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) EMC
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) MuleSoft
5 2 (9.52%) SaltStack
6 1 (4.76%) Axway
6 1 (4.76%) BiZZdesign
6 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.76%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Informatica
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk
6 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas