Period
to 8 April 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 8 April 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 162 175 170
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5 -38
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 19 71 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.46% 1.04% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 2.66% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 51 76
Median daily rate £563 £500 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +0.25% +1.79%
10th Percentile £419 £430 £363
90th Percentile £690 £725 £638
Central London median daily rate £569 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +13.75% - +7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
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 1,570 2,673 2,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.00% 39.14% 37.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,104 1,990 2,026
Median daily rate £475 £500 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.90% +6.94%
10th Percentile £238 £261 £280
90th Percentile £654 £660 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 44 65
Median hourly rate £19.35 £18.85 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -0.79% +18.20%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £35.43 £33.68 £31.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £21.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% -10.47% +34.38%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 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 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 7 (36.84%) SQL
5 6 (31.58%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) .NET
6 5 (26.32%) Python
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
6 5 (26.32%) Ansible
6 5 (26.32%) DevOps
7 4 (21.05%) Terraform
7 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (21.05%) AWS
7 4 (21.05%) Middleware
7 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
7 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (21.05%) Unix
7 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
8 3 (15.79%) Puppet
8 3 (15.79%) Confluence
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC

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 4 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Confluence
3 2 (10.53%) Apache
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Fuse
4 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.53%) Azure
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.26%) Boomi
3 1 (5.26%) GCP
3 1 (5.26%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.26%) Power Platform
3 1 (5.26%) Route 53
3 1 (5.26%) Serverless
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) Broadband
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Ignite
4 1 (5.26%) Big Data
4 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.26%) Flink
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (5.26%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Ant
3 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket Server
3 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) RSpec
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Front Office
3 1 (5.26%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (10.53%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) iOS Android Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) React Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
4 1 (5.26%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 2 (10.53%) JSON
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) JDBC
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) Kafka
4 1 (5.26%) LDAP
4 1 (5.26%) MSMQ
4 1 (5.26%) React Native
4 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
4 1 (5.26%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.26%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XSD
4 1 (5.26%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
2 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
2 1 (5.26%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
3 4 (21.05%) Unix
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
5 2 (10.53%) Solaris
6 1 (5.26%) Android
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.26%) DevSecOps
5 1 (5.26%) Immutable Infrastructure
5 1 (5.26%) Logical Data Model
5 1 (5.26%) Physical Data Model
5 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) Security Operations
5 1 (5.26%) SFIA
5 1 (5.26%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (5.26%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) Java
3 5 (26.32%) Python
4 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.53%) Groovy
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.26%) Go
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) XPath
6 1 (5.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (5.26%) NIST
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Docker
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Ansible
2 4 (21.05%) Terraform
3 3 (15.79%) Data Guard
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) Kubernetes
4 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (10.53%) Packer
4 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.26%) Cobbler
5 1 (5.26%) Nessus
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (5.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) MuleSoft
3 1 (5.26%) Axway
3 1 (5.26%) Dell
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) Splunk
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) Veritas