Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 123 194
Rank change year-on-year -24 +71 -25
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 20 17 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.59% 0.70% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.73% 1.84% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 30
10th Percentile £329 £450 £374
25th Percentile £340 £463 £453
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £523
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -9.09% -5.00%
75th Percentile £560 £500 £600
90th Percentile £615 £605 £762
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £520
% change year-on-year -2.56% -6.25% -5.45%

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 1,159 922 2,522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 34.11% 37.74% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 645 1,935
10th Percentile £363 £283 £280
25th Percentile £432 £406 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% -2.50% +2.56%
75th Percentile £628 £575 £588
90th Percentile £713 £655 £650
Central London median daily rate £530 £486 £500
% change year-on-year +9.00% -2.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 53
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.42 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £12.48 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.63 £17.34 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -15.66% -15.41% +5.13%
75th Percentile £24.11 £27.52 £22.93
90th Percentile £27.33 £45.73 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -25.00% - -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps
4 7 (35.00%) Citrix
4 7 (35.00%) Azure
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) Reuters
6 5 (25.00%) Bloomberg
6 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
6 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
6 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) Ansible
6 5 (25.00%) Eikon
6 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
6 5 (25.00%) SDLC
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) Refinitiv
6 5 (25.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform

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 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Eikon
1 5 (25.00%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Azure
2 3 (15.00%) AWS
2 3 (15.00%) IaaS
2 3 (15.00%) PaaS
3 2 (10.00%) GCP
3 2 (10.00%) GitHub
3 2 (10.00%) SaaS
4 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Ant
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
3 1 (5.00%) Documentation Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Data Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Market Data Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Market Data Support Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Payments Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
2 4 (20.00%) LDAP
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) REST
4 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) JSP
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (5.00%) SailPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Servlets
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) Spring
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) SDLC
2 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (15.00%) Storage Management
4 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) API Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (10.00%) Data Science
4 2 (10.00%) High Availability
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Architecture Roadmap
5 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Project Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Python
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Perl
3 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) BeanShell
6 1 (5.00%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) Groovy
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Korn
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) OCP
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (5.00%) RHCA
1 1 (5.00%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (10.00%) NFS
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas File System
3 2 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Docker
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (5.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (10.00%) Control-M
3 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.00%) Netcool
3 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.00%) QRadar
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 2 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
4 1 (5.00%) Salt
4 1 (5.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 5 (25.00%) Refinitiv
3 5 (25.00%) Reuters
4 4 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) BMC
6 2 (10.00%) CyberArk
6 2 (10.00%) F5
6 2 (10.00%) Qualys
6 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas