Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 January 2018 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 125 124
Rank change year-on-year -27 -1 +56
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 98 115 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.40% 1.86% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 3.69% 4.35% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 94 93
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £351 £361 £313
90th Percentile £625 £575 £538
Central London median daily rate £495 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
City of London median hourly rate - £24.00 £24.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +45.83% - -

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 the City of London.

All Vendors
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,659 2,645 2,873
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.04% 42.83% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,030 1,986 2,158
City of London median daily rate £484 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £288 £300 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 41 40
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +17.57% +3.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £30.93 £55.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -0.79% +5.56% +1.37%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 67 (68.37%) Linux
2 49 (50.00%) Finance
3 45 (45.92%) Unix
4 41 (41.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (40.82%) DevOps
6 39 (39.80%) Ansible
7 37 (37.76%) Java
8 34 (34.69%) Perl
8 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell
9 33 (33.67%) Python
9 33 (33.67%) Banking
10 29 (29.59%) JBoss
11 28 (28.57%) Windows
12 26 (26.53%) J2EE
12 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
13 25 (25.51%) Puppet
14 24 (24.49%) Maven
14 24 (24.49%) Ruby
14 24 (24.49%) Configuration Management
15 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
16 20 (20.41%) Subversion
16 20 (20.41%) JIRA
17 19 (19.39%) Memory Management
18 18 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
19 15 (15.31%) VMware
19 15 (15.31%) IBM
20 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
20 14 (14.29%) Docker
21 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
22 12 (12.24%) Tomcat

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 29 (29.59%) JBoss
2 12 (12.24%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.18%) OpenStack
3 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
4 6 (6.12%) Apache
4 6 (6.12%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.06%) IIS
5 3 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.02%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (1.02%) Confluence
6 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.02%) nginx
6 1 (1.02%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.37%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.14%) OpenShift
3 5 (5.10%) PaaS
4 3 (3.06%) IaaS
5 2 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.02%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.02%) Force.com
6 1 (1.02%) GitHub
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.18%) SAN
2 8 (8.16%) Firewall
3 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 5 (5.10%) DNS
5 4 (4.08%) DHCP
6 3 (3.06%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (3.06%) HTTP
7 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.04%) Internet
7 2 (2.04%) Intranet
7 2 (2.04%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.04%) NAS
7 2 (2.04%) Network Security
7 2 (2.04%) SMTP
7 2 (2.04%) snoop
7 2 (2.04%) tcpdump
7 2 (2.04%) VPN
7 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.02%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) MySQL
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
2 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.02%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.02%) InfluxDB
4 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (26.53%) Jenkins
2 24 (24.49%) Maven
3 21 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 20 (20.41%) JIRA
4 20 (20.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.04%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.04%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.04%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (2.04%) JUnit
5 2 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) GitLab
6 1 (1.02%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (50.00%) Finance
2 33 (33.67%) Banking
3 6 (6.12%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.08%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.04%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.02%) Advertising
6 1 (1.02%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 9 (9.18%) DevOps Specialist
3 9 (9.18%) Java Engineer
4 8 (8.16%) Administrator
4 8 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Analyst
5 7 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
5 7 (7.14%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 7 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Consultant
7 5 (5.10%) Developer
7 5 (5.10%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.53%) J2EE
2 12 (12.24%) Middleware
3 9 (9.18%) .NET
4 8 (8.16%) Hibernate
4 8 (8.16%) Web Services
5 7 (7.14%) HTML
5 7 (7.14%) Spring
6 6 (6.12%) LDAP
6 6 (6.12%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (3.06%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (2.04%) Ajax
8 2 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.04%) Java EE
8 2 (2.04%) jQuery
8 2 (2.04%) RESTful
8 2 (2.04%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (2.04%) WireMock
8 2 (2.04%) XML
9 1 (1.02%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.02%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
4 2 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.02%) Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.02%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.02%) PKI
5 1 (1.02%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 67 (68.37%) Linux
2 45 (45.92%) Unix
3 41 (41.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (28.57%) Windows
5 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
6 11 (11.22%) Solaris
7 10 (10.20%) CentOS
8 9 (9.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.12%) Ubuntu
9 6 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (3.06%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.04%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (2.04%) SUSE
12 1 (1.02%) Debian
12 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (40.82%) DevOps
2 24 (24.49%) Configuration Management
3 19 (19.39%) Memory Management
4 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.16%) Open Source
6 7 (7.14%) UML
7 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.10%) SIEM
8 4 (4.08%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.06%) Change Management
9 3 (3.06%) Information Security
9 3 (3.06%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.06%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.06%) Microservices
9 3 (3.06%) Migration
9 3 (3.06%) Multithreading
9 3 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (3.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (37.76%) Java
2 34 (34.69%) Bash Shell
2 34 (34.69%) Perl
3 33 (33.67%) Python
4 24 (24.49%) Ruby
5 13 (13.27%) Shell Script
6 9 (9.18%) JavaScript
6 9 (9.18%) PHP
7 8 (8.16%) C++
7 8 (8.16%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.06%) C
8 3 (3.06%) SQL
9 2 (2.04%) Groovy
10 1 (1.02%) Go
10 1 (1.02%) Korn
10 1 (1.02%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) RHCE
1 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.06%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) RHCA
3 2 (2.04%) AWS Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.02%) VCP5
4 1 (1.02%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 14 (14.29%) Docker
2 9 (9.18%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.06%) iptables
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) NFS
6 1 (1.02%) Samba
6 1 (1.02%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 39 (39.80%) Ansible
2 25 (25.51%) Puppet
3 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (9.18%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.14%) Nagios
6 6 (6.12%) Terraform
7 5 (5.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (4.08%) NetBackup
9 3 (3.06%) BladeLogic
9 3 (3.06%) Grafana
9 3 (3.06%) Nessus
9 3 (3.06%) QRadar
10 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
10 2 (2.04%) Kibana
10 2 (2.04%) Packer
10 2 (2.04%) Prometheus
10 2 (2.04%) Salt
10 2 (2.04%) SCCM
10 2 (2.04%) vCenter Server
11 1 (1.02%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (15.31%) IBM
1 15 (15.31%) VMware
2 10 (10.20%) Splunk
3 9 (9.18%) Oracle
4 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
5 6 (6.12%) Veritas
6 4 (4.08%) EMC
6 4 (4.08%) HP
7 3 (3.06%) AlienVault
7 3 (3.06%) BMC
7 3 (3.06%) Cisco
7 3 (3.06%) Citrix
7 3 (3.06%) Qualys
7 3 (3.06%) Rapid7
7 3 (3.06%) Symantec
7 3 (3.06%) Temenos
8 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.04%) SaltStack
8 2 (2.04%) Sun
8 2 (2.04%) TIBCO