Period
to 27 January 2021

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 27 January 2021 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
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 102 162 176
Rank change year-on-year +60 +14 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 33 75
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 0.68% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.36% 1.75% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 50
Median daily rate £488 £540 £508
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.72% +6.40% +2.01%
10th Percentile £415 £417 £406
90th Percentile £600 £793 £739
Central London median daily rate £488 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% +0.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 715 1,886 2,520
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.71% 38.73% 37.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 1,439 1,869
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% -2.06%
10th Percentile £263 £240 £225
90th Percentile £650 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 52
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.95% +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.07 £13.00
90th Percentile £23.85 £26.88 £25.50
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -10.00% +6.95% +3.89%

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 27 January 2021.

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 27 January 2021, 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 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (45.83%) VMware
3 11 (45.83%) IBM
4 9 (37.50%) Python
4 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (33.33%) Banking
5 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (33.33%) DevOps
6 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
7 6 (25.00%) AWS
7 6 (25.00%) Migration
7 6 (25.00%) Unix
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
7 6 (25.00%) Ansible
7 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (20.83%) Terraform
8 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
8 5 (20.83%) DB2
8 5 (20.83%) VPN
8 5 (20.83%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (20.83%) Nagios
8 5 (20.83%) Citrix
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless

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 7 (29.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) JBoss
3 1 (4.17%) Liferay
3 1 (4.17%) nginx
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) AWS
2 3 (12.50%) Azure
2 3 (12.50%) Datadog
2 3 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (8.33%) GCP
3 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.17%) GitHub
4 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
4 1 (4.17%) Power Platform
4 1 (4.17%) Route 53
4 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Firewall
2 5 (20.83%) LAN
2 5 (20.83%) VPN
2 5 (20.83%) WAN
2 5 (20.83%) Wireless
3 4 (16.67%) DNS
4 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (4.17%) SAN
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.17%) GitLab
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (4.17%) Toad
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) French Language
5 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
3 4 (16.67%) VMware Architect
3 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Lead Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 3 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (4.17%) LAMP
3 1 (4.17%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (4.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.17%) LPAR
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (25.00%) Unix
4 4 (16.67%) CentOS
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (8.33%) AIX
6 2 (8.33%) Debian
6 2 (8.33%) Solaris
6 2 (8.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DevOps
2 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Leadership
4 4 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 3 (12.50%) High Availability
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 3 (12.50%) Security Hardening
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 2 (8.33%) Data Security
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) Go
3 2 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) RHCA
1 4 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) AWS Certification
3 1 (4.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (20.83%) vSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (4.17%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Ansible
2 5 (20.83%) Nagios
2 5 (20.83%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) Terraform
3 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.50%) Kubernetes
5 2 (8.33%) Packer
6 1 (4.17%) Consul
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) IBM
1 11 (45.83%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Splunk
7 1 (4.17%) F5
7 1 (4.17%) ION Trading
7 1 (4.17%) New Relic
7 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
7 1 (4.17%) Sun
7 1 (4.17%) Veritas