Period
to 25 August 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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 179 172
Rank change year-on-year -18 -7 -51
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 53 79 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.12% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 2.97% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 66 70
City of London median daily rate £523 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £374 £379 £404
90th Percentile £725 £625 £658
Central London median daily rate £510 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -7.27% +10.00% +11.11%
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 2,447 2,660 2,646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.61% 37.79% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,862 1,950 1,941
City of London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £273
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £488 £475
% change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 72 44
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.13 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.80% +12.50% -10.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.31 £12.51
90th Percentile £54.45 £25.50 £33.50
Central London median hourly rate £20.92 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.65% +13.24% -5.42%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (45.28%) Python
3 24 (45.28%) DevOps
4 21 (39.62%) Ansible
4 21 (39.62%) AWS
5 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
5 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
5 17 (32.08%) Finance
6 16 (30.19%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (28.30%) VMware
7 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
7 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (26.42%) Ruby
8 14 (26.42%) Azure
9 13 (24.53%) Perl
9 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (22.64%) Unix
10 12 (22.64%) Windows
10 12 (22.64%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
10 12 (22.64%) Puppet
10 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
11 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.75%) Java
11 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Automation
12 10 (18.87%) Solaris
12 10 (18.87%) JIRA
12 10 (18.87%) Splunk
13 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure

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 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.55%) Apache
2 4 (7.55%) Confluence
2 4 (7.55%) nginx
3 3 (5.66%) Jetty
3 3 (5.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Self-Service HR
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) AWS
2 14 (26.42%) Azure
3 8 (15.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (13.21%) Datadog
5 6 (11.32%) GCP
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.77%) Apigee
6 2 (3.77%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.77%) Serverless
7 1 (1.89%) GitHub
7 1 (1.89%) Google App Engine
7 1 (1.89%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.89%) Office 365
7 1 (1.89%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.89%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.09%) Internet
1 8 (15.09%) VPN
2 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 6 (11.32%) SAN
3 5 (9.43%) Firewall
4 3 (5.66%) DHCP
4 3 (5.66%) SSH
4 3 (5.66%) WAN
5 2 (3.77%) FTP
5 2 (3.77%) LAN
5 2 (3.77%) NAS
5 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.77%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.89%) DMZ
6 1 (1.89%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.89%) HTTP
6 1 (1.89%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.89%) VLAN
6 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) MySQL
1 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (3.77%) Big Data
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.89%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.89%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) Jenkins
2 12 (22.64%) Git (software)
3 10 (18.87%) JIRA
4 8 (15.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (11.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (9.43%) Ant
7 4 (7.55%) Maven
8 3 (5.66%) Hudson
8 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
8 3 (5.66%) Subversion
9 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
9 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
9 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.77%) FishEye
9 2 (3.77%) Gradle
9 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
9 2 (3.77%) Leiningen
9 2 (3.77%) Poseidon for UML
9 2 (3.77%) Selenium
9 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.55%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) AWS Engineer
2 7 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (11.32%) AWS DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Administrator
4 5 (9.43%) Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Architect
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Unix Administrator
5 4 (7.55%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.66%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (5.66%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.77%) Python Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.98%) JSON
2 8 (15.09%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) LDAP
4 5 (9.43%) Spring
5 4 (7.55%) Middleware
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.77%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.77%) GWT
7 2 (3.77%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.77%) HTML5
7 2 (3.77%) JMS
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) Node.js
7 2 (3.77%) Play Framework
7 2 (3.77%) React
7 2 (3.77%) Regular Expression
7 2 (3.77%) STL
7 2 (3.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.66%) PKI
2 3 (5.66%) User Experience
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Derivative
3 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.77%) HACMP
3 2 (3.77%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.77%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) CMDB
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (22.64%) Unix
3 12 (22.64%) Windows
4 10 (18.87%) Solaris
5 7 (13.21%) CentOS
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.66%) AIX
8 3 (5.66%) Debian
9 2 (3.77%) Android
9 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.77%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.77%) zOS
10 1 (1.89%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (45.28%) DevOps
2 15 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (22.64%) Configuration Management
4 12 (22.64%) ITIL
5 11 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (20.75%) Infrastructure Automation
6 9 (16.98%) Kanban
6 9 (16.98%) Scrum
7 7 (13.21%) Runbook
8 6 (11.32%) E-Commerce
8 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure as Code
8 6 (11.32%) Open Source
8 6 (11.32%) User Stories
9 5 (9.43%) Microservices
9 5 (9.43%) Storage Management
10 4 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (5.66%) High Availability
11 3 (5.66%) TDD
12 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (45.28%) Python
2 17 (32.08%) Bash Shell
3 14 (26.42%) Ruby
4 13 (24.53%) Perl
5 11 (20.75%) Java
6 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
7 7 (13.21%) Shell Script
8 6 (11.32%) SQL
9 4 (7.55%) Go
9 4 (7.55%) Groovy
9 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
9 4 (7.55%) Scala
10 3 (5.66%) VB
11 2 (3.77%) C
11 2 (3.77%) C++
11 2 (3.77%) Clojure
11 2 (3.77%) ClojureScript
11 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
11 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.21%) RHCE
3 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Certification
5 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Docker
3 3 (5.66%) Cronacle
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
3 3 (5.66%) Veritas File System
3 3 (5.66%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.89%) Samba
5 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.89%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Ansible
2 16 (30.19%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (22.64%) Puppet
4 8 (15.09%) Terraform
5 6 (11.32%) Suricata
6 4 (7.55%) Kubernetes
7 3 (5.66%) Salt
8 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (3.77%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (1.89%) Ambari
9 1 (1.89%) Grafana
9 1 (1.89%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (1.89%) HP SIM
9 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) VMware
2 10 (18.87%) Splunk
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) IBM
4 7 (13.21%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) Cloudera
5 6 (11.32%) Qualys
5 6 (11.32%) ServiceNow
6 5 (9.43%) Veritas
7 4 (7.55%) Dell
7 4 (7.55%) Hortonworks
8 3 (5.66%) 3PAR
8 3 (5.66%) Cisco
8 3 (5.66%) HP
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) Sun
9 2 (3.77%) Sybase
9 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.89%) Intel
10 1 (1.89%) PeopleSoft