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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 June 2022 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 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 134 142 127
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 +71
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 54 23 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 0.74% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 2.18% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 17 10
10th Percentile £491 £329 £450
25th Percentile £500 £340 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% -5.00%
75th Percentile £697 £560 £500
90th Percentile £748 £615 £605
Central London median daily rate £594 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.56% -2.50%

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 1,683 1,057 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.38% 34.10% 36.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,248 723 693
10th Percentile £307 £357 £263
25th Percentile £458 £425 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £480
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +9.38% -4.00%
75th Percentile £675 £619 £575
90th Percentile £750 £706 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 17
10th Percentile £14.63 £8.00 £12.42
25th Percentile £18.75 £11.72 £12.50
Median hourly rate £26.50 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +85.96% -23.80% -9.88%
75th Percentile £44.81 £24.63 £28.59
90th Percentile £51.05 £27.48 £45.32
Central London median hourly rate £33.00 £14.36 £19.35
% change year-on-year +129.85% -25.80% -4.44%

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 June 2022.

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 June 2022, 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 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 40 (74.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (42.59%) Finance
4 22 (40.74%) Python
4 22 (40.74%) Ansible
5 21 (38.89%) Windows
6 19 (35.19%) SQL
7 18 (33.33%) Social Skills
8 16 (29.63%) Perl
8 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (29.63%) Azure
9 15 (27.78%) Kafka
9 15 (27.78%) Java
10 14 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (22.22%) Bash
11 12 (22.22%) CentOS
12 11 (20.37%) Puppet
12 11 (20.37%) DevOps
12 11 (20.37%) ETL
12 11 (20.37%) Unix
12 11 (20.37%) Oracle
12 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
13 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
13 10 (18.52%) Ubuntu
13 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
13 10 (18.52%) OpenShift
13 10 (18.52%) AWS
13 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Satellite
13 10 (18.52%) Platform Engineering
14 9 (16.67%) Splunk

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 (9.26%) Apache Pig
1 5 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) Confluence
3 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.70%) IIS
4 2 (3.70%) JBoss
4 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Fuse
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (29.63%) Azure
2 10 (18.52%) AWS
2 10 (18.52%) OpenShift
3 8 (14.81%) Azure AKS
4 7 (12.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (9.26%) Amazon S3
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Functions
5 5 (9.26%) Azure Storage
5 5 (9.26%) Serverless
6 4 (7.41%) GCP
7 3 (5.56%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (5.56%) GitHub
7 3 (5.56%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 3 (5.56%) Nutanix
8 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (3.70%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) Firewall
1 7 (12.96%) SSH
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) FTP
3 2 (3.70%) IPsec
3 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.70%) Multicast
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) DHCP
4 1 (1.85%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (9.26%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (9.26%) Data Lake
3 5 (9.26%) SAP HANA
4 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.70%) PowerCenter
7 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) Redis
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
1 5 (9.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.56%) Gerrit
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (1.85%) CircleCI
3 1 (1.85%) GitLab
3 1 (1.85%) Gradle
3 1 (1.85%) Maven
3 1 (1.85%) Serena SBM
3 1 (1.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (42.59%) Finance
2 18 (33.33%) Social Skills
3 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.11%) Back Office
5 4 (7.41%) Banking
5 4 (7.41%) International Banking
6 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Platform Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 9 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
2 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Architect
3 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Salesforce Solution Architect
6 3 (5.56%) Vulnerability Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) Kafka
2 5 (9.26%) RESTful
3 3 (5.56%) .NET
3 3 (5.56%) Node.js
4 2 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.70%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) React
4 2 (3.70%) Rendezvous
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) YAML
5 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.85%) GraphQL
5 1 (1.85%) jBPM
5 1 (1.85%) OAuth
5 1 (1.85%) OAuth2
5 1 (1.85%) REST
5 1 (1.85%) Spring Batch
5 1 (1.85%) Spring Boot
5 1 (1.85%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (5.56%) PKI
1 3 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (3.70%) Hedge funds
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Derivative
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (77.78%) Linux
2 40 (74.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (38.89%) Windows
4 12 (22.22%) CentOS
5 11 (20.37%) Unix
6 10 (18.52%) Ubuntu
7 7 (12.96%) Debian
8 5 (9.26%) HPUX
8 5 (9.26%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
10 3 (5.56%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (5.56%) Solaris
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
11 2 (3.70%) SUSE
11 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Configuration Management
1 11 (20.37%) DevOps
1 11 (20.37%) ETL
2 10 (18.52%) Platform Engineering
3 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (14.81%) Project Delivery
3 8 (14.81%) Task Automation
4 7 (12.96%) Innovative Thinking
5 6 (11.11%) ITIL
6 5 (9.26%) ArchiMate
6 5 (9.26%) Migration
6 5 (9.26%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 5 (9.26%) Strategic Roadmap
6 5 (9.26%) TOGAF
7 4 (7.41%) Agile
7 4 (7.41%) Full Stack Development
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure as Code
7 4 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) Python
2 19 (35.19%) SQL
3 16 (29.63%) Perl
4 15 (27.78%) Java
5 12 (22.22%) Bash
6 8 (14.81%) PowerShell
6 8 (14.81%) Ruby
6 8 (14.81%) Shell Script
7 6 (11.11%) C#
7 6 (11.11%) Go
7 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 5 (9.26%) PHP
8 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (5.56%) OCP
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (3.70%) AWS Certification
4 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.70%) RHCA
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) GDPR
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.81%) Docker
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) NFS
5 2 (3.70%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas File System
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Ansible
2 11 (20.37%) Puppet
3 10 (18.52%) Kubernetes
3 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (5.56%) Terraform
4 3 (5.56%) vCenter Server
5 2 (3.70%) Dollar Universe
5 2 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (1.85%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.85%) Control-M
6 1 (1.85%) Icinga
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) QRadar
6 1 (1.85%) Salt
6 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.85%) vRealize
6 1 (1.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 9 (16.67%) Splunk
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) BiZZdesign
4 5 (9.26%) Cloudera
4 5 (9.26%) MuleSoft
4 5 (9.26%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (9.26%) SAP
4 5 (9.26%) ServiceNow
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 3 (5.56%) IBM
5 3 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (3.70%) Atlassian
6 2 (3.70%) Azul
6 2 (3.70%) HP
6 2 (3.70%) Informatica
6 2 (3.70%) Qualys
6 2 (3.70%) RedGate
6 2 (3.70%) TIBCO