Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 155 103 162
Rank change year-on-year -52 +59 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 23 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 1.13% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 3.25% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 30
10th Percentile £457 £412 £413
25th Percentile £528 £421 £475
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £470 £540
Median % change year-on-year +22.34% -12.96% +6.40%
75th Percentile £671 £543 £641
90th Percentile £750 £600 £850
Central London median daily rate £575 £470 £545
% change year-on-year +22.34% -13.76% +5.83%

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 1,346 708 1,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.65% 34.69% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,040 502 1,484
10th Percentile £350 £263 £250
25th Percentile £463 £408 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £494
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.27% +1.80%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £588
90th Percentile £725 £650 £656
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 34
10th Percentile £13.09 £12.75 £12.15
25th Percentile £13.88 £13.65 £16.18
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%
75th Percentile £39.50 £22.88 £23.12
90th Percentile £50.15 £23.43 £26.63
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.95%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 17 (53.13%) DevOps
3 15 (46.88%) Docker
4 14 (43.75%) Ansible
5 13 (40.63%) Kubernetes
6 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (34.38%) Python
8 10 (31.25%) Azure
8 10 (31.25%) Terraform
9 9 (28.13%) AWS
9 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.00%) Banking
10 8 (25.00%) VMware
10 8 (25.00%) Finance
10 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 8 (25.00%) Windows
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.00%) GitLab
10 8 (25.00%) OpenShift
11 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (21.88%) Puppet
11 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
11 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
11 7 (21.88%) Oracle
11 7 (21.88%) Java
11 7 (21.88%) Unix
11 7 (21.88%) Social Skills
12 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
12 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (18.75%) JIRA

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 3 (9.38%) Confluence
1 3 (9.38%) nginx
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Pig
2 2 (6.25%) Camunda
2 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Azure
2 9 (28.13%) AWS
3 8 (25.00%) OpenShift
4 5 (15.63%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (15.63%) GitHub
4 5 (15.63%) PaaS
5 4 (12.50%) GCP
6 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (6.25%) Nutanix
6 2 (6.25%) Power Platform
6 2 (6.25%) Serverless
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (3.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (3.13%) Rubrik
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 3 (9.38%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.25%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) DHCP
4 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (12.50%) Big Data
2 4 (12.50%) Hadoop
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (6.25%) Apache Hive
4 2 (6.25%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (6.25%) Couchbase
4 2 (6.25%) HBase
4 2 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (6.25%) Power BI
4 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) GitLab
2 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 6 (18.75%) JIRA
4 5 (15.63%) CircleCI
4 5 (15.63%) TeamCity
5 3 (9.38%) SonarQube
5 3 (9.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (9.38%) Subversion
6 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (6.25%) JMeter
6 2 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (6.25%) Postman
6 2 (6.25%) Serena SBM
6 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (6.25%) TestComplete
6 2 (6.25%) Zephyr
7 1 (3.13%) Gerrit
7 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.00%) Banking
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Social Skills
3 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.50%) International Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Legal
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Public Sector
5 2 (6.25%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (6.25%) Front Office
5 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 2 (6.25%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Administrator
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Platform Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Data Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Data Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Hadoop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Kafka
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (6.25%) Apache Tez
2 2 (6.25%) gRPC
2 2 (6.25%) JWT
2 2 (6.25%) LDAP
2 2 (6.25%) OAuth
2 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.25%) REST
3 1 (3.13%) Keycloak
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.38%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 2 (6.25%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (6.25%) Public Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Linux
2 12 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Solaris
5 5 (15.63%) Ubuntu
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) CentOS
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (6.25%) Debian
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (3.13%) HPUX
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
8 1 (3.13%) VMS
8 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) DevOps
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure as Code
4 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) AOP
5 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (12.50%) Kernel Tuning
5 4 (12.50%) Microservices
5 4 (12.50%) Storage Management
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (9.38%) Project Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 3 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 8 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) Java
4 5 (15.63%) C#
4 5 (15.63%) Go
5 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
5 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) Bash
7 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.25%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
7 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.13%) C
8 1 (3.13%) C++
8 1 (3.13%) Korn
8 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 2 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (6.25%) OCP
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (6.25%) RHCA
5 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) GDPR
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Docker
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (6.25%) NFS
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas File System
6 1 (3.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Ansible
2 13 (40.63%) Kubernetes
3 10 (31.25%) Terraform
4 7 (21.88%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (21.88%) Puppet
5 4 (12.50%) Grafana
5 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (9.38%) Data Guard
6 3 (9.38%) QRadar
6 3 (9.38%) Salt
7 2 (6.25%) Ambari
7 2 (6.25%) Consul
7 2 (6.25%) Fluentd
7 2 (6.25%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
7 2 (6.25%) Icinga
7 2 (6.25%) Kibana
7 2 (6.25%) Oozie
7 2 (6.25%) Prometheus
7 2 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.00%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) CyberArk
3 5 (15.63%) Splunk
4 4 (12.50%) EMC
4 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 4 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 3 (9.38%) Qualys
5 3 (9.38%) SaltStack
6 2 (6.25%) BMC
6 2 (6.25%) CA
6 2 (6.25%) Cloudera
6 2 (6.25%) Hortonworks
6 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.25%) Pega
6 2 (6.25%) Serena
6 2 (6.25%) Sonatype
6 2 (6.25%) Synopsys