Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 147 183
Rank change year-on-year +27 +36 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 12 59
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.86% 0.37% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.48% 1.00% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 41
10th Percentile £323 £419 £400
25th Percentile £340 £454 £456
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £531 £500 £538
90th Percentile £600 £530 £725
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £500
% change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% -4.76%

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 967 1,195 2,457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.85% 36.42% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 642 828 1,826
10th Percentile £338 £231 £275
25th Percentile £419 £380 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £600 £575 £588
90th Percentile £700 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 46
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £10.63 £12.46 £12.76
Median hourly rate £13.88 £16.95 £19.63
Median % change year-on-year -18.14% -13.63% -1.88%
75th Percentile £20.36 £26.83 £23.60
90th Percentile £27.25 £41.64 £37.50
Central London median hourly rate £14.08 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -24.73% -6.50% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (50.00%) Citrix
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) IBM
4 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (41.67%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) Python
7 7 (29.17%) LAN
7 7 (29.17%) WAN
7 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 7 (29.17%) VPN
7 7 (29.17%) Unix
7 7 (29.17%) DB2
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
7 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco
7 7 (29.17%) vSphere
7 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
7 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
7 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
8 5 (20.83%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) SDLC
8 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
8 5 (20.83%) Ansible

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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Eikon
1 5 (20.83%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Azure
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) AWS
3 2 (8.33%) GCP
3 2 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
3 2 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) VPN
2 7 (29.17%) WAN
2 7 (29.17%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 5 (20.83%) Banking
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Back Office
4 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 1 (4.17%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Architect
1 7 (29.17%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Data Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Market Data Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Market Data Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Architect
2 5 (20.83%) WebSphere Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Payments Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (20.83%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (20.83%) Software Packaging
3 3 (12.50%) LDAP
4 2 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (4.17%) .NET
5 1 (4.17%) Spring
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
1 7 (29.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (20.83%) Client/Server
3 4 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (41.67%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) Windows Server
5 4 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Load Balancing
2 5 (20.83%) DevOps
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) SDLC
2 5 (20.83%) Security Hardening
2 5 (20.83%) Software Distribution
2 5 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
2 5 (20.83%) TOGAF
3 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (8.33%) API Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Architecture Roadmap
4 2 (8.33%) Data Security
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
4 2 (8.33%) Storage Management
5 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) Python
2 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.50%) Perl
3 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Groovy
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) RHCA
1 5 (20.83%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) vSphere
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (8.33%) NFS
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas File System
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Ansible
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (8.33%) Control-M
3 2 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Netcool
3 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.33%) QRadar
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Citrix
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) IBM
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Bloomberg
4 5 (20.83%) Juniper
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Refinitiv
4 5 (20.83%) Reuters
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) CyberArk
5 2 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (8.33%) EMC
5 2 (8.33%) Qualys
5 2 (8.33%) SaltStack
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.17%) Remedy
6 1 (4.17%) Veritas