Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 193 198 175
Rank change year-on-year +5 -23 -42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 30 85 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.51% 0.96% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 2.49% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 61 93
Central London median daily rate £540 £515 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +3.52% +7.57%
10th Percentile £419 £381 £325
90th Percentile £730 £738 £625
London median daily rate £550 £533 £500
% change year-on-year +3.29% +6.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Central London median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +45.83%
London median hourly rate £39.51 £36.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year +8.99% +13.28% -36.00%

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 2,323 3,408 3,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 39.77% 38.40% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,711 2,465 2,561
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £236 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £663
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 62 81
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%
10th Percentile £13.74 £12.79 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.76 £33.73 £37.50
London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +15.00% -6.98% +2.38%

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 23 February 2020.

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 23 February 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 +20 24 £540 +3.85% 13
City of Westminster +5 2 £725 +123.08%
West End of London - 1 £500 -
Red Hat
London

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (46.67%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) Python
5 12 (40.00%) DevOps
6 9 (30.00%) Terraform
6 9 (30.00%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) AWS
7 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) Migration
8 7 (23.33%) Ruby
8 7 (23.33%) Ansible
9 6 (20.00%) JSON
9 6 (20.00%) JIRA
9 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (20.00%) .NET
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) Windows
9 6 (20.00%) XML
10 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
10 5 (16.67%) Finance
10 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 5 (16.67%) Groovy
10 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
10 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL

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 5 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.33%) Confluence
2 4 (13.33%) JBoss
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Fuse
3 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) IIS
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 9 (30.00%) AWS
2 5 (16.67%) GCP
3 4 (13.33%) Azure
4 3 (10.00%) Amazon S3
4 3 (10.00%) OpenShift
5 2 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 2 (6.67%) Route 53
5 2 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (3.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.33%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.33%) Boomi
6 1 (3.33%) Datadog
6 1 (3.33%) G Suite
6 1 (3.33%) IaaS
6 1 (3.33%) Serverless
6 1 (3.33%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Broadband
3 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) Flink
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) Ant
5 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (3.33%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.33%) JUnit
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) RSpec
5 1 (3.33%) Selenium
5 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.33%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps
3 4 (13.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Mac Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) React Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Mac Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) .NET
1 6 (20.00%) JSON
1 6 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (16.67%) REST
3 4 (13.33%) Middleware
4 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (10.00%) Apache Camel
4 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.00%) MSMQ
4 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.67%) J2EE
5 2 (6.67%) Node.js
6 1 (3.33%) JDBC
6 1 (3.33%) JSP
6 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
6 1 (3.33%) Spring
6 1 (3.33%) Struts
6 1 (3.33%) Web Services
6 1 (3.33%) XSD
6 1 (3.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) VLE
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Linux
2 18 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (20.00%) Windows
4 5 (16.67%) Ubuntu
5 4 (13.33%) Unix
6 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (6.67%) Android
7 2 (6.67%) CentOS
7 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X Server
7 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) DevOps
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (23.33%) Migration
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure as Code
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security
5 4 (13.33%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Release Management
6 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Architecture Roadmap
7 2 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (6.67%) Data Privacy
7 2 (6.67%) Line Management
7 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.67%) Microservices
7 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Java
2 13 (43.33%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
5 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (16.67%) Go
6 5 (16.67%) Groovy
6 5 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 4 (13.33%) Perl
7 4 (13.33%) Scala
8 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.33%) C
9 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.33%) XPath
9 1 (3.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (3.33%) NIST
2 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Docker
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) VirtualBox
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Terraform
2 7 (23.33%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 4 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (13.33%) Puppet
5 2 (6.67%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (6.67%) Packer
6 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (3.33%) Data Guard
6 1 (3.33%) Grafana
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (3.33%) Nessus
6 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.33%) SELinux
6 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 4 (13.33%) Google
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) MuleSoft
3 3 (10.00%) Axway
3 3 (10.00%) Sybase
4 2 (6.67%) Apple
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Symantec
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Informatica
5 1 (3.33%) Qualys
5 1 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (3.33%) Splunk
5 1 (3.33%) VMware