Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 172 170
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2 -43
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 51 81 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.17% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 3.06% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 56 77
City of London median daily rate £539 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% +15.79% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £391 £358
90th Percentile £685 £663 £638
Central London median daily rate £538 £550 £495
% change year-on-year -2.27% +11.11% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 2,357 2,645 2,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.36% 38.34% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,821 1,987 2,052
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £230 £271
90th Percentile £650 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £495 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +1.54% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 70 59
City of London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.63% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £50.99 £25.68 £30.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year +11.84% +3.89% +2.86%

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 11 November 2019.

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

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the City of London region over the 6 months to 11 November 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £450 -
Red Hat
Central London

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 48 (94.12%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (56.86%) DevOps
4 25 (49.02%) Python
5 19 (37.25%) Ansible
6 18 (35.29%) AWS
7 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 17 (33.33%) Ruby
7 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
9 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
9 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
10 14 (27.45%) Java
11 13 (25.49%) Puppet
11 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (25.49%) Terraform
12 12 (23.53%) Finance
13 11 (21.57%) Windows
13 11 (21.57%) JIRA
14 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
14 10 (19.61%) Azure
14 10 (19.61%) Internet
14 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Automation
15 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
15 9 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 9 (17.65%) Scrum
15 9 (17.65%) Unix
15 9 (17.65%) Web Services

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 (7.84%) Confluence
1 4 (7.84%) JBoss
1 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) Jetty
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 2 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.96%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.96%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.96%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 18 (35.29%) AWS
2 10 (19.61%) Azure
3 9 (17.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 8 (15.69%) GCP
5 7 (13.73%) Datadog
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (5.88%) Amazon S3
6 3 (5.88%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (5.88%) Serverless
7 2 (3.92%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.61%) Internet
2 8 (15.69%) VPN
3 5 (9.80%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) SAN
4 4 (7.84%) DNS
5 3 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (3.92%) FTP
6 2 (3.92%) WAN
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.96%) DHCP
7 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.96%) LAN
7 1 (1.96%) NX-OS
7 1 (1.96%) VLAN
7 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.96%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (1.96%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.96%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.96%) Flink
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 11 (21.57%) JIRA
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 7 (13.73%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (5.88%) Ant
6 3 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.88%) Hudson
6 3 (5.88%) Maven
6 3 (5.88%) Selenium
6 3 (5.88%) Subversion
7 2 (3.92%) ClearCase
7 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.92%) FishEye
7 2 (3.92%) Gradle
7 2 (3.92%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.92%) JUnit
7 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.92%) Poseidon for UML
7 2 (3.92%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (23.53%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Law
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) AWS DevOps
3 8 (15.69%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (7.84%) Administrator
6 4 (7.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) JSON
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 4 (7.84%) LDAP
2 4 (7.84%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
3 3 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) GWT
4 2 (3.92%) HTML
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
4 2 (3.92%) JMS
4 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
4 2 (3.92%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
1 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.92%) Derivative
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.92%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) VLE
3 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 48 (94.12%) Linux
2 32 (62.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 6 (11.76%) Solaris
6 5 (9.80%) CentOS
6 5 (9.80%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.88%) Android
7 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.92%) AIX
8 2 (3.92%) Debian
8 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) DevOps
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (29.41%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (27.45%) Configuration Management
5 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Automation
7 9 (17.65%) Infrastructure as Code
7 9 (17.65%) Scrum
8 8 (15.69%) ITIL
8 8 (15.69%) Kanban
9 7 (13.73%) Open Source
9 7 (13.73%) Runbook
10 6 (11.76%) Migration
10 6 (11.76%) User Stories
11 5 (9.80%) E-Commerce
11 5 (9.80%) Microservices
11 5 (9.80%) Storage Management
12 4 (7.84%) TDD
13 3 (5.88%) Information Security
13 3 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) Python
2 17 (33.33%) Ruby
3 15 (29.41%) Bash Shell
4 14 (27.45%) Java
5 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 9 (17.65%) Perl
5 9 (17.65%) SQL
6 8 (15.69%) Groovy
6 8 (15.69%) Scala
7 7 (13.73%) Go
8 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
8 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.88%) VB
10 2 (3.92%) C
10 2 (3.92%) C++
10 2 (3.92%) Clojure
10 2 (3.92%) ClojureScript
10 2 (3.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) RHCE
3 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PMO
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) Docker
2 3 (5.88%) Cronacle
2 3 (5.88%) Veritas File System
2 3 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) Samba
4 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (37.25%) Ansible
2 16 (31.37%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (25.49%) Puppet
3 13 (25.49%) Terraform
4 6 (11.76%) Suricata
5 5 (9.80%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.92%) Salt
7 1 (1.96%) Ambari
7 1 (1.96%) Cobbler
7 1 (1.96%) Grafana
7 1 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.96%) Packer
7 1 (1.96%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Splunk
3 6 (11.76%) Cloudera
3 6 (11.76%) IBM
3 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.76%) Qualys
3 6 (11.76%) ServiceNow
4 5 (9.80%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco
5 3 (5.88%) Dell
5 3 (5.88%) Hortonworks
5 3 (5.88%) Sybase
5 3 (5.88%) Veritas
6 2 (3.92%) Google
6 2 (3.92%) Sun
6 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.96%) ATG
7 1 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.96%) Juniper