Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 140 125
Rank change year-on-year -33 -15 +31
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 82 88 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.17% 1.45% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.07% 3.52% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 77
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £638 £625 £603
Central London median daily rate £525 £478 £463
% change year-on-year +9.95% +3.24% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £24.00
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00

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 2,672 2,503 2,606
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.10% 41.18% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,008 1,835 1,964
City of London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £286 £263
90th Percentile £656 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £448
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.56% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 33 36
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £17.00 £22.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.88% -22.93% +23.47%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.55 £12.63
90th Percentile £31.00 £36.00 £36.79
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.08 £21.34
% change year-on-year +24.42% -24.67% +20.23%

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 24 April 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 24 April 2018, 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 65 (79.27%) Linux
2 37 (45.12%) Finance
3 34 (41.46%) DevOps
4 29 (35.37%) Unix
4 29 (35.37%) Java
5 28 (34.15%) Bash Shell
6 27 (32.93%) Python
7 26 (31.71%) Ansible
8 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (26.83%) Jenkins
9 22 (26.83%) Docker
10 20 (24.39%) Windows
11 19 (23.17%) Puppet
12 18 (21.95%) VMware
13 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
13 16 (19.51%) Perl
13 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
14 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
14 15 (18.29%) Ruby
14 15 (18.29%) Banking
15 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (15.85%) JBoss
15 13 (15.85%) Maven
15 13 (15.85%) CentOS
16 12 (14.63%) Ubuntu
16 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
17 11 (13.41%) Subversion
17 11 (13.41%) LDAP
17 11 (13.41%) JIRA
18 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi

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 13 (15.85%) JBoss
2 7 (8.54%) OpenStack
3 5 (6.10%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.88%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
5 3 (3.66%) Moodle
5 3 (3.66%) nginx
5 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.44%) SAS
6 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.22%) Jetty
7 1 (1.22%) Mongrel
7 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.29%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) OpenShift
4 5 (6.10%) GitHub
5 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (2.44%) IaaS
6 1 (1.22%) Bluemix
6 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.22%) Force.com
6 1 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.22%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) PaaS
6 1 (1.22%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (1.22%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.32%) SAN
2 4 (4.88%) Internet
3 3 (3.66%) Firewall
4 2 (2.44%) HTTP
4 2 (2.44%) WAN
5 1 (1.22%) DHCP
5 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.22%) LAN
5 1 (1.22%) NAS
5 1 (1.22%) NetScaler
5 1 (1.22%) Network Security
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.44%) Big Data
3 2 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.22%) DB2
4 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (26.83%) Jenkins
2 16 (19.51%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.85%) Maven
4 11 (13.41%) JIRA
4 11 (13.41%) Subversion
5 5 (6.10%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.66%) JUnit
6 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.44%) Artifactory
7 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.22%) Ant
8 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.22%) GitLab
8 1 (1.22%) Gradle
8 1 (1.22%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.22%) RStudio
8 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
General
1 37 (45.12%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (30.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (15.85%) Administrator
4 7 (8.54%) Developer
4 7 (8.54%) DevOps Specialist
4 7 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps
6 5 (6.10%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Kubernetes Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Unix Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Architect
8 3 (3.66%) DevOps Developer
8 3 (3.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 3 (3.66%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.41%) LDAP
2 10 (12.20%) J2EE
3 7 (8.54%) Middleware
4 5 (6.10%) Kafka
5 4 (4.88%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (4.88%) Web Services
6 3 (3.66%) WireMock
7 2 (2.44%) .NET
7 2 (2.44%) Apache Camel
8 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.22%) CSS
8 1 (1.22%) HTML
8 1 (1.22%) HTML5
8 1 (1.22%) JDBC
8 1 (1.22%) JRuby
8 1 (1.22%) REST
8 1 (1.22%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.22%) Servlets
8 1 (1.22%) SOAP
8 1 (1.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.66%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.66%) VLE
4 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) DataPower
5 1 (1.22%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 65 (79.27%) Linux
2 29 (35.37%) Unix
3 25 (30.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (24.39%) Windows
5 13 (15.85%) CentOS
6 12 (14.63%) Ubuntu
7 9 (10.98%) Solaris
7 9 (10.98%) Windows Server
8 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.66%) AIX
10 3 (3.66%) Debian
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 7
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) DevOps
2 16 (19.51%) Configuration Management
3 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.20%) Memory Management
4 10 (12.20%) Migration
5 8 (9.76%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.54%) High Availability
7 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.10%) Immutable Infrastructure
7 5 (6.10%) Microservices
8 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.88%) SIEM
8 4 (4.88%) Test Automation
9 3 (3.66%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.66%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (3.66%) Information Security
9 3 (3.66%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.66%) Open Source
9 3 (3.66%) Risk Management
9 3 (3.66%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 28 (34.15%) Bash Shell
3 27 (32.93%) Python
4 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 15 (18.29%) Ruby
6 12 (14.63%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.76%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.32%) Go
9 5 (6.10%) PHP
10 3 (3.66%) SQL
11 2 (2.44%) C++
11 2 (2.44%) Groovy
11 2 (2.44%) Korn
12 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) RHCE
1 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.44%) AWS Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) RHCA
3 1 (1.22%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) GCP
1 1 (1.22%) GDPR
1 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 22 (26.83%) Docker
2 10 (12.20%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.54%) vSphere
4 4 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
5 3 (3.66%) Firmware
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.22%) iptables
7 1 (1.22%) NFS
7 1 (1.22%) Samba
7 1 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 26 (31.71%) Ansible
2 19 (23.17%) Puppet
3 10 (12.20%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (10.98%) Kubernetes
5 8 (9.76%) Grafana
5 8 (9.76%) Nagios
5 8 (9.76%) Prometheus
6 6 (7.32%) Terraform
7 5 (6.10%) Icinga
7 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (4.88%) Kibana
9 3 (3.66%) BladeLogic
9 3 (3.66%) Nessus
9 3 (3.66%) QRadar
9 3 (3.66%) RSA Archer
10 2 (2.44%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (2.44%) Marathon
10 2 (2.44%) Mesos
10 2 (2.44%) Salt
10 2 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (21.95%) VMware
2 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.76%) Splunk
4 6 (7.32%) Google
5 5 (6.10%) Oracle
5 5 (6.10%) Veritas
6 4 (4.88%) CyberArk
6 4 (4.88%) Hitachi
6 4 (4.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (3.66%) AlienVault
7 3 (3.66%) BMC
7 3 (3.66%) Citrix
7 3 (3.66%) IBM
7 3 (3.66%) NetApp
7 3 (3.66%) Opsware
7 3 (3.66%) Qualys
7 3 (3.66%) Rapid7
7 3 (3.66%) Sun
8 2 (2.44%) Hortonworks
8 2 (2.44%) SaltStack