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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
London / City of London
Rank 106 103 135
Rank change year-on-year -3 +32  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 47 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.76% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 4.37% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 45 55
Median daily rate £510 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.36% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £316 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -24.84%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1188 1326 2137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.67% 40.33% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 1001 1548
Median daily rate £468 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 45
Median hourly rate £14.15 £19.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.55% -7.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.19 £10.80 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.66 £25.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the City of London

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 96 (94.12%) Linux
2 69 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (36.27%) Finance
4 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
5 32 (31.37%) Puppet
5 32 (31.37%) Unix
5 32 (31.37%) Python
6 28 (27.45%) Java
6 28 (27.45%) DevOps
7 25 (24.51%) Windows
8 21 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.63%) CentOS
9 19 (18.63%) Perl
10 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 18 (17.65%) Ansible
11 17 (16.67%) JIRA
11 17 (16.67%) VMware
12 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (15.69%) Big Data
13 15 (14.71%) Docker
14 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
14 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
14 14 (13.73%) Open Source
14 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
14 14 (13.73%) Oracle
15 13 (12.75%) Migration
15 13 (12.75%) Hadoop
15 13 (12.75%) Banking
16 12 (11.76%) Windows Server

Red Hat
Top Related 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 9 (8.82%) Confluence
2 8 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.86%) Apache Spark
4 6 (5.88%) Apache
4 6 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 4 (3.92%) JBoss
6 3 (2.94%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.96%) nginx
8 1 (0.98%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.98%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.88%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.92%) PaaS
3 4 (3.92%) Slack
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.96%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.96%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.96%) IaaS
5 2 (1.96%) Trello
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.98%) G Suite
6 1 (0.98%) GitHub
6 1 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.84%) Firewall
1 8 (7.84%) SAN
2 7 (6.86%) LDAP
3 5 (4.90%) Ethernet
4 4 (3.92%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.94%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.96%) Internet
6 2 (1.96%) LAN
6 2 (1.96%) SSH
6 2 (1.96%) VPN
6 2 (1.96%) WAN
7 1 (0.98%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.98%) DHCP
7 1 (0.98%) DMZ
7 1 (0.98%) DNS
7 1 (0.98%) HTTP
7 1 (0.98%) NAS
7 1 (0.98%) NX-OS
7 1 (0.98%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.98%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.69%) Big Data
2 13 (12.75%) Hadoop
3 10 (9.80%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 8 (7.84%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.86%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (5.88%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.92%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.92%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.96%) HBase
9 1 (0.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.98%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.98%) Redis
9 1 (0.98%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 18 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 17 (16.67%) JIRA
3 14 (13.73%) Jenkins
4 8 (7.84%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.86%) JUnit
6 6 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.92%) Jasmine
7 4 (3.92%) Maven
8 3 (2.94%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.94%) Subversion
9 2 (1.96%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.96%) GitLab
9 2 (1.96%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.98%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.98%) Gradle
10 1 (0.98%) Hudson
10 1 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (36.27%) Finance
2 13 (12.75%) Banking
3 4 (3.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Back Office
6 1 (0.98%) Law
6 1 (0.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (25.49%) Administrator
2 17 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 16 (15.69%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (12.75%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 12 (11.76%) Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (9.80%) Unix Administrator
8 8 (7.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.88%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (4.90%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 4 (3.92%) AWS DevOps
11 4 (3.92%) AWS Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Data Administrator
11 4 (3.92%) Data Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Hadoop Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.86%) Web Services
2 6 (5.88%) Kafka
2 6 (5.88%) XML
3 5 (4.90%) Middleware
3 5 (4.90%) Node.js
3 5 (4.90%) REST
4 4 (3.92%) CSS
4 4 (3.92%) HTML
4 4 (3.92%) JSON
4 4 (3.92%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (3.92%) XSLT
5 3 (2.94%) Apache Camel
5 3 (2.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (2.94%) RSS
5 3 (2.94%) WireMock
6 2 (1.96%) .NET
6 2 (1.96%) JMS
6 2 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (1.96%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (1.96%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.78%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.92%) EMC VMAX
4 3 (2.94%) Clustering
4 3 (2.94%) Equities
4 3 (2.94%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.96%) Fintech
5 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.96%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 96 (94.12%) Linux
2 69 (67.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (31.37%) Unix
4 25 (24.51%) Windows
5 19 (18.63%) CentOS
6 12 (11.76%) Windows Server
7 9 (8.82%) Solaris
8 8 (7.84%) Ubuntu
9 6 (5.88%) SUSE
9 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (4.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.92%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (1.96%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.98%) Android
13 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.98%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) DevOps
2 21 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 14 (13.73%) Open Source
5 13 (12.75%) Migration
6 11 (10.78%) Scrum
7 9 (8.82%) Microservices
8 8 (7.84%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.86%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (5.88%) High Availability
10 6 (5.88%) ITIL
10 6 (5.88%) Service Management
10 6 (5.88%) TDD
11 5 (4.90%) Automated Testing
11 5 (4.90%) Change Control
11 5 (4.90%) Line Management
11 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.90%) OO
11 5 (4.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.31%) Bash Shell
2 32 (31.37%) Python
3 28 (27.45%) Java
4 19 (18.63%) Perl
5 9 (8.82%) Ruby
6 8 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 8 (7.84%) Shell Script
7 7 (6.86%) C
8 6 (5.88%) PHP
9 5 (4.90%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.90%) SQL
10 4 (3.92%) C++
11 2 (1.96%) AWK
11 2 (1.96%) CQL
11 2 (1.96%) Korn
11 2 (1.96%) R
11 2 (1.96%) Scala
11 2 (1.96%) sed
12 1 (0.98%) C#
12 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) RHCE
1 6 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) CCNA
2 4 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) DV Cleared
2 4 (3.92%) RHCA
3 2 (1.96%) RHCSA
3 2 (1.96%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.98%) CCA
4 1 (0.98%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.96%) QA
2 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.71%) Docker
2 11 (10.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (6.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (3.92%) XenApp
5 3 (2.94%) vCloud
5 3 (2.94%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.96%) GPFS
6 2 (1.96%) NFS
7 1 (0.98%) HDFS
7 1 (0.98%) LXC
7 1 (0.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.98%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 32 (31.37%) Puppet
2 18 (17.65%) Ansible
3 6 (5.88%) Kubernetes
3 6 (5.88%) Nagios
3 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (3.92%) Control-M
5 4 (3.92%) Kibana
5 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.94%) Grafana
7 2 (1.96%) Cobbler
7 2 (1.96%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (1.96%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (1.96%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.96%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (1.96%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.96%) OpenIDM
7 2 (1.96%) OpenView
7 2 (1.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (16.67%) VMware
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle
3 12 (11.76%) Cisco
4 10 (9.80%) Veritas
5 8 (7.84%) HP
6 7 (6.86%) Hortonworks
7 6 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.88%) TIBCO
8 5 (4.90%) 3PAR
8 5 (4.90%) Atlassian
8 5 (4.90%) Citrix
8 5 (4.90%) CommVault
8 5 (4.90%) Splunk
9 4 (3.92%) Apple
9 4 (3.92%) Brocade
9 4 (3.92%) EMC
9 4 (3.92%) ForgeRock
10 3 (2.94%) IBM
10 3 (2.94%) Sun
10 3 (2.94%) Sybase
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