Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 157 124
Rank change year-on-year -22 -33 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 75 99 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.11% 1.40% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.93% 3.64% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 83 95
City of London median daily rate £508 £498 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.01% +10.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £406 £353 £361
90th Percentile £715 £635 £575
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £450
% change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
City of London median hourly rate £35.00 - £24.00
Central London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +45.83% -

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 2,561 2,722 2,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.88% 38.37% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,889 2,073 2,020
City of London median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% +4.65%
10th Percentile £225 £278 £294
90th Percentile £650 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 54 41
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.86% -19.54% +20.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £27.25 £30.93 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.73 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.13% -1.58% +5.56%

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 19 January 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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 69 (92.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (49.33%) Finance
4 24 (32.00%) DevOps
5 22 (29.33%) Unix
6 21 (28.00%) Jenkins
7 19 (25.33%) Banking
8 17 (22.67%) Python
8 17 (22.67%) Puppet
9 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 14 (18.67%) Ansible
10 14 (18.67%) Apache
10 14 (18.67%) VMware
11 12 (16.00%) JBoss
11 12 (16.00%) Splunk
11 12 (16.00%) CentOS
11 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
12 11 (14.67%) Release Management
12 11 (14.67%) Oracle
13 10 (13.33%) Cisco
13 10 (13.33%) Docker
14 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (12.00%) Retail Banking
14 9 (12.00%) SAN
14 9 (12.00%) Windows
14 9 (12.00%) ITIL
14 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
14 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development

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 14 (18.67%) Apache
2 12 (16.00%) JBoss
3 9 (12.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.67%) Apache Spark
5 4 (5.33%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.33%) CMS
7 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) Datadog
3 5 (6.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (5.33%) GitHub
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (2.67%) IaaS
6 2 (2.67%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.33%) G Suite
7 1 (1.33%) Google Drive
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) SAN
2 6 (8.00%) VPN
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (6.67%) Network Security
4 3 (4.00%) HTTP
4 3 (4.00%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.67%) DNS
5 2 (2.67%) Firewall
5 2 (2.67%) NAS
5 2 (2.67%) WAN
6 1 (1.33%) AMQP
6 1 (1.33%) BGP
6 1 (1.33%) Junos
6 1 (1.33%) LAN
6 1 (1.33%) MPLS
6 1 (1.33%) MRTG
6 1 (1.33%) OSPF
6 1 (1.33%) SNMP
6 1 (1.33%) TACACS
6 1 (1.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) Hadoop
3 4 (5.33%) Blockchain
4 3 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (2.67%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.67%) MySQL
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.33%) Informix
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 21 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.33%) CMake
4 4 (5.33%) Valgrind
5 3 (4.00%) Artifactory
6 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.67%) Maven
6 2 (2.67%) Subversion
6 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.33%) Hudson
7 1 (1.33%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 37 (49.33%) Finance
2 19 (25.33%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Publishing
5 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (1.33%) Electronics
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (25.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 7 (9.33%) Administrator
3 7 (9.33%) Developer
3 7 (9.33%) Senior DevOps
4 6 (8.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) Blockchain Developer
6 4 (5.33%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Analyst
7 3 (4.00%) Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.33%) Kafka
2 4 (5.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (5.33%) LDAP
3 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 3 (4.00%) XML
4 2 (2.67%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (2.67%) LAMP
4 2 (2.67%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.33%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.33%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (1.33%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (1.33%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.33%) REST
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.67%) Fintech
3 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.33%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.33%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) iPhone
4 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (92.00%) Linux
2 45 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (29.33%) Unix
4 12 (16.00%) CentOS
5 9 (12.00%) Windows
6 7 (9.33%) Solaris
7 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.00%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.33%) Android
10 1 (1.33%) Debian
10 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.00%) DevOps
2 12 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (14.67%) Release Management
4 9 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (12.00%) ITIL
5 8 (10.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (8.00%) Information Security
6 6 (8.00%) Storage Management
7 5 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 5 (6.67%) Network Architecture
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (6.67%) Security Operations
8 4 (5.33%) Coaching
8 4 (5.33%) Cryptocurrency
8 4 (5.33%) Migration
8 4 (5.33%) System Testing
8 4 (5.33%) Task Automation
8 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) Python
2 11 (14.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.00%) Java
4 5 (6.67%) Perl
4 5 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Go
6 2 (2.67%) Korn
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.33%) C
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.00%) RHCE
3 5 (6.67%) CCNP
3 5 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.00%) MCSE
4 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.33%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.33%) CCA
5 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.33%) Degree
5 1 (1.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) FedRAMP
2 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.33%) Docker
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (2.67%) HDFS
7 1 (1.33%) Ceph
7 1 (1.33%) KVM
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (22.67%) Puppet
2 14 (18.67%) Ansible
3 7 (9.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.00%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.33%) Nagios
6 3 (4.00%) Grafana
6 3 (4.00%) Icinga
6 3 (4.00%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (4.00%) Prometheus
6 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 3 (4.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (2.67%) IBM BigFix
7 2 (2.67%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.67%) Terraform
7 2 (2.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
8 1 (1.33%) Cacti
8 1 (1.33%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.33%) Netcool
8 1 (1.33%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) VMware
2 12 (16.00%) Splunk
3 11 (14.67%) Oracle
4 10 (13.33%) Cisco
5 7 (9.33%) Qualys
6 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (6.67%) EMC
7 5 (6.67%) IBM
8 4 (5.33%) Hitachi
8 4 (5.33%) McAfee
9 3 (4.00%) Equitrac
9 3 (4.00%) Google
9 3 (4.00%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.67%) Juniper
10 2 (2.67%) NetApp
10 2 (2.67%) ThinPrint
11 1 (1.33%) Apple
11 1 (1.33%) HP
11 1 (1.33%) Reuters
11 1 (1.33%) Veritas