Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 177 120
Rank change year-on-year +11 -57 +41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 92 67 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.30% 1.04% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 2.68% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 64 107
City of London median daily rate £550 £511 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +13.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £375 £413 £313
90th Percentile £625 £638 £538
Central London median daily rate £550 £505 £450
% change year-on-year +8.91% +12.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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 2,723 2,501 2,771
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.40% 38.72% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,019 1,824 2,125
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £269 £270 £281
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 42 35
City of London median hourly rate £19.25 £16.46 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.97% -13.38% +6.35%
10th Percentile £11.97 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £26.50 £29.96 £31.35
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.46 £19.00
% change year-on-year +21.53% -13.38% +6.01%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 85 (92.39%) Linux
2 38 (41.30%) Finance
3 37 (40.22%) DevOps
4 36 (39.13%) Python
5 33 (35.87%) Docker
6 32 (34.78%) Bash Shell
7 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (31.52%) CentOS
8 29 (31.52%) Jenkins
9 25 (27.17%) High Availability
10 24 (26.09%) Grafana
10 24 (26.09%) Prometheus
11 23 (25.00%) Kafka
11 23 (25.00%) MongoDB
11 23 (25.00%) Ubuntu
12 22 (23.91%) Google
12 22 (23.91%) Nagios
12 22 (23.91%) Go
13 21 (22.83%) Icinga
13 21 (22.83%) Immutable Infrastructure
13 21 (22.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 21 (22.83%) Device Driver
13 21 (22.83%) Unix
13 21 (22.83%) GitHub
14 20 (21.74%) Ansible
15 19 (20.65%) Windows
16 16 (17.39%) Java
16 16 (17.39%) Puppet
17 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS

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 6 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.26%) CMS
2 3 (3.26%) JBoss
2 3 (3.26%) Moodle
2 3 (3.26%) nginx
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.09%) Jetty
4 1 (1.09%) Mongrel
4 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.09%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.09%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) GitHub
2 12 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.52%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.17%) IaaS
5 1 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) G Suite
5 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.09%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) DNS
1 6 (6.52%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) Internet
3 3 (3.26%) DHCP
3 3 (3.26%) SAN
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
4 2 (2.17%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) NAS
4 2 (2.17%) SSH
4 2 (2.17%) SSL
4 2 (2.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.17%) VLAN
4 2 (2.17%) VPN
5 1 (1.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (1.09%) FTP
5 1 (1.09%) Intranet
5 1 (1.09%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (5.43%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.35%) Big Data
5 3 (3.26%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.17%) MySQL
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.09%) phpMyAdmin
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) Redis
7 1 (1.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Jenkins
2 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.26%) JUnit
5 2 (2.17%) GitLab
5 2 (2.17%) Maven
5 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.09%) Ant
6 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.09%) RStudio
6 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.09%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (41.30%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
3 2 (2.17%) Publishing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (38.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (17.39%) Administrator
3 13 (14.13%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (9.78%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (8.70%) Architect
5 8 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 8 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.61%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 6 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
8 5 (5.43%) Unix Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Java Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Author
10 3 (3.26%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (25.00%) Kafka
2 7 (7.61%) Middleware
3 6 (6.52%) .NET
3 6 (6.52%) LDAP
4 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (4.35%) Web Services
5 3 (3.26%) WireMock
6 2 (2.17%) LAMP
6 2 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.09%) CGI
7 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.09%) JDBC
7 1 (1.09%) JRuby
7 1 (1.09%) Node.js
7 1 (1.09%) REST
7 1 (1.09%) Servlets
7 1 (1.09%) SOAP
7 1 (1.09%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (1.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.83%) Device Driver
2 4 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) Fintech
3 3 (3.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.26%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.26%) VLE
4 2 (2.17%) Graphic Design
4 2 (2.17%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (2.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) DataPower
5 1 (1.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 85 (92.39%) Linux
2 31 (33.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (31.52%) CentOS
4 23 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 21 (22.83%) Unix
6 19 (20.65%) Windows
7 10 (10.87%) Windows Server
8 8 (8.70%) Solaris
9 6 (6.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (4.35%) AIX
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.17%) Debian
12 2 (2.17%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (1.09%) SUSE
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) DevOps
2 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (27.17%) High Availability
4 21 (22.83%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 21 (22.83%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 9 (9.78%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.78%) Migration
6 8 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.43%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.43%) OO
7 5 (5.43%) Open Source
8 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.35%) Microservices
8 4 (4.35%) OOP
9 3 (3.26%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (3.26%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.26%) Organisational Awareness
9 3 (3.26%) Runbook
9 3 (3.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.13%) Python
2 32 (34.78%) Bash Shell
3 22 (23.91%) Go
4 16 (17.39%) Java
5 8 (8.70%) Perl
5 8 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.52%) Ruby
8 5 (5.43%) PHP
9 4 (4.35%) SQL
10 2 (2.17%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) Groovy
10 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.43%) RHCE
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Degree
5 2 (2.17%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.09%) CCNA
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.09%) HND
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) GCP
1 1 (1.09%) GDPR
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 33 (35.87%) Docker
2 6 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) vSphere
3 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.26%) Firmware
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.09%) iptables
6 1 (1.09%) NFS
6 1 (1.09%) Samba
6 1 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 24 (26.09%) Grafana
1 24 (26.09%) Prometheus
2 22 (23.91%) Nagios
3 21 (22.83%) Icinga
4 20 (21.74%) Ansible
5 16 (17.39%) Puppet
6 6 (6.52%) Kubernetes
6 6 (6.52%) Terraform
7 4 (4.35%) Kibana
7 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (3.26%) RSA Archer
9 1 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (1.09%) Graylog
9 1 (1.09%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.09%) Marathon
9 1 (1.09%) Mesos
9 1 (1.09%) Packer
9 1 (1.09%) PowerBroker
9 1 (1.09%) Salt
9 1 (1.09%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (23.91%) Google
2 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) VMware
3 6 (6.52%) Splunk
4 4 (4.35%) CyberArk
4 4 (4.35%) Hitachi
4 4 (4.35%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 3 (3.26%) Cloudera
5 3 (3.26%) F5
5 3 (3.26%) Hortonworks
5 3 (3.26%) Juniper
5 3 (3.26%) Opsware
5 3 (3.26%) Sun
6 2 (2.17%) EMC
6 2 (2.17%) NetApp
6 2 (2.17%) Palo Alto
6 2 (2.17%) Rackspace
6 2 (2.17%) Veritas