Period
to 26 November 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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 110 200 198
Rank change year-on-year +90 -2 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 22 58 97
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.99% 0.79% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 1.96% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 41 66
Median daily rate £445 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.21% -2.27% +11.96%
10th Percentile £411 £413 £383
90th Percentile £574 £675 £694
London median daily rate £453 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -17.73% +4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £95.00 £45.76 £45.00
% change year-on-year +107.60% +1.69% +40.63%

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 818 2,958 3,441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 36.75% 40.25% 37.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 2,256 2,516
Median daily rate £500 £489 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +0.26% +2.63%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £225
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 56 78
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.63% -
10th Percentile £13.07 £12.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £78.75 £44.38 £26.03
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.67 £19.00
% change year-on-year +69.37% +8.76% -5.00%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 +66 22 £445 -17.40% 17
Red Hat
London

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) VMware
6 7 (31.82%) AWS
6 7 (31.82%) Puppet
6 7 (31.82%) Ansible
7 6 (27.27%) Docker
7 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (27.27%) Terraform
7 6 (27.27%) Banking
7 6 (27.27%) Nagios
8 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) DNS
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) Azure
8 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
9 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
9 4 (18.18%) CentOS
9 4 (18.18%) Management Information System

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 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Confluence
2 1 (4.55%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) Liferay
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) AWS
2 5 (22.73%) Azure
3 3 (13.64%) Datadog
3 3 (13.64%) IaaS
3 3 (13.64%) PaaS
4 2 (9.09%) GCP
4 2 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (9.09%) OpenShift
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (4.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.55%) Office 365
5 1 (4.55%) Power Platform
5 1 (4.55%) Route 53
5 1 (4.55%) SaaS
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Kerberos
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.64%) Bitbucket
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) GitLab
4 1 (4.55%) Subversion
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) French Language
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) LDAP
3 1 (4.55%) LAMP
3 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) LPAR
3 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Linux
2 16 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 4 (18.18%) CentOS
6 2 (9.09%) AIX
6 2 (9.09%) Debian
6 2 (9.09%) HPUX
6 2 (9.09%) SUSE
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
3 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
3 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Go
3 2 (9.09%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) Perl
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) AWS Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CISSP
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Gluster
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Ansible
1 7 (31.82%) Puppet
2 6 (27.27%) Nagios
2 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (27.27%) Terraform
3 4 (18.18%) Kubernetes
4 3 (13.64%) Packer
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Salt
6 1 (4.55%) Consul
6 1 (4.55%) Data Guard
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.55%) SCOM
6 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) SaltStack
6 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (4.55%) Citrix
7 1 (4.55%) CommVault
7 1 (4.55%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) ION Trading
7 1 (4.55%) New Relic
7 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas