Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 179 181
Rank change year-on-year +83 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 20 51 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 0.83% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 2.13% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 62
Median daily rate £475 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.52% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £415 £374 £379
90th Percentile £513 £611 £613
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £550
% change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 671 2,393 2,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.74% 39.01% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 1,825 1,954
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £256
90th Percentile £650 £649 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £488
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 57 69
Median hourly rate £22.50 £21.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.53% +11.76%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £78.75 £54.45 £25.50
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.92 £19.25
% change year-on-year +7.58% +8.65% +6.94%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 14 (70.00%) Linux
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 13 (65.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (40.00%) Perl
5 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (30.00%) Docker
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 6 (30.00%) Puppet
7 6 (30.00%) Banking
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (25.00%) Korn
8 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Azure
8 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 5 (25.00%) Sybase
8 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 5 (25.00%) DevOps
9 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
9 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Jenkins

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%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) JBoss
2 1 (5.00%) Liferay
2 1 (5.00%) nginx
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Azure
2 4 (20.00%) AWS
3 3 (15.00%) IaaS
4 2 (10.00%) GitHub
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.00%) Datadog
5 1 (5.00%) GCP
5 1 (5.00%) Office 365
5 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
5 1 (5.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) HTTP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) French Language
5 1 (5.00%) Advertising
5 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) DBA
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Sybase DBA
3 4 (20.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (15.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Unix DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) JDBC
1 3 (15.00%) LDAP
1 3 (15.00%) Middleware
1 3 (15.00%) ODBC
2 1 (5.00%) LAMP
2 1 (5.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
1 2 (10.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) LPAR
2 1 (5.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Linux
1 14 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Unix
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) AIX
5 2 (10.00%) CentOS
5 2 (10.00%) Debian
5 2 (10.00%) HPUX
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Solaris
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) High Availability
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Security Management
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (15.00%) Data Management
3 3 (15.00%) Database Security
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (10.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Perl
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Korn
2 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Docker
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (30.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
2 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 4 (20.00%) Nagios
3 3 (15.00%) Terraform
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Salt
5 1 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Packer
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (5.00%) SCOM
5 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) EMC
5 3 (15.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) NetApp
5 3 (15.00%) SaltStack
6 2 (10.00%) IBM
6 2 (10.00%) Splunk
7 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) CommVault
7 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
7 1 (5.00%) New Relic
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas