Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 175 164
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 -42
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 28 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 1.15% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.53% 2.98% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 54 81
City of London median daily rate £540 £518 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.02% +7.57%
10th Percentile £414 £412 £325
90th Percentile £670 £730 £625
Central London median daily rate £550 £515 £498
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.52% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +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 1,831 2,615 2,705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.31% 38.59% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,368 1,935 2,079
City of London median daily rate £481 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.28% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £278
90th Percentile £658 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 58
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% -14.79%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.61 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £27.30 £30.83
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £20.50
% change year-on-year +6.95% -8.78% +7.89%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 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 City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (46.43%) DevOps
4 10 (35.71%) Python
4 10 (35.71%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) Ansible
5 9 (32.14%) Terraform
6 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.00%) Ruby
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) AWS
8 6 (21.43%) Puppet
8 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
8 6 (21.43%) GCP
8 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
9 5 (17.86%) Groovy
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) Middleware
9 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) Microservices
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
10 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery

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 3 (10.71%) Confluence
1 3 (10.71%) WebLogic
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Fuse
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) AWS
2 6 (21.43%) GCP
3 3 (10.71%) Azure
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 2 (7.14%) OpenShift
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (3.57%) Boomi
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.57%) Datadog
5 1 (3.57%) IaaS
5 1 (3.57%) Route 53
5 1 (3.57%) Serverless
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (3.57%) Broadband
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
1 3 (10.71%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Ignite
3 1 (3.57%) Big Data
3 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.57%) Flink
3 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) JIRA
3 3 (10.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.57%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (3.57%) Fiddler
5 1 (3.57%) JUnit
5 1 (3.57%) Maven
5 1 (3.57%) RSpec
5 1 (3.57%) Selenium
5 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
5 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
3 2 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
4 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps
3 5 (17.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) React Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (3.57%) iOS Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Python Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Middleware
3 2 (7.14%) J2EE
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
4 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.57%) Kafka
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.57%) React Native
4 1 (3.57%) Redux
4 1 (3.57%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.57%) Spring
4 1 (3.57%) Spring Boot
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) VLE
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 16 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Ubuntu
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) DevOps
2 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure as Code
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (10.71%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Automation
7 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Resource Management
7 2 (7.14%) SOA
7 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) Java
1 10 (35.71%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Ruby
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (17.86%) Groovy
5 4 (14.29%) Go
5 4 (14.29%) Scala
6 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.71%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.57%) XPath
7 1 (3.57%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (3.57%) NIST
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) Ansible
1 9 (32.14%) Terraform
2 6 (21.43%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (21.43%) Puppet
3 4 (14.29%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.14%) Packer
5 1 (3.57%) Cobbler
5 1 (3.57%) Data Guard
5 1 (3.57%) Nessus
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.57%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (10.71%) Google
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) ATG
4 1 (3.57%) Axway
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.57%) Informatica
4 1 (3.57%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Qualys
4 1 (3.57%) Retek
4 1 (3.57%) Splunk
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) Symantec
4 1 (3.57%) VMware