Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 162 98 181
Rank change year-on-year -64 +83 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 22 48
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 1.24% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 3.40% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 36
10th Percentile £430 £415 £394
25th Percentile £463 £423 £444
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £538
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% -11.63% -2.27%
75th Percentile £638 £497 £622
90th Percentile £653 £574 £850
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £531
% change year-on-year +15.79% -10.59% -3.41%

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 1,281 648 2,317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.50% 36.57% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 472 1,801
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
25th Percentile £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% - +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £725 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £534 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +6.75% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 51
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.75 £11.25
25th Percentile £12.16 £13.88 £12.76
Median hourly rate £14.25 £18.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.83% -12.20% +9.63%
75th Percentile £23.00 £21.00 £23.21
90th Percentile £25.98 £22.20 £44.80
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £17.97 £20.67
% change year-on-year -20.68% -13.07% +10.51%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
3 11 (64.71%) DevOps
4 10 (58.82%) Ansible
5 7 (41.18%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Azure
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 6 (35.29%) JIRA
6 6 (35.29%) Solaris
6 6 (35.29%) EMC
6 6 (35.29%) Oracle
6 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 6 (35.29%) Storage Management
7 5 (29.41%) Kernel Tuning
7 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 5 (29.41%) Perl
7 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
8 4 (23.53%) Big Data
8 4 (23.53%) GitHub
8 4 (23.53%) REST
8 4 (23.53%) Splunk
8 4 (23.53%) Qualys
8 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Subversion

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 (17.65%) Confluence
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Azure
2 4 (23.53%) GitHub
3 3 (17.65%) AWS
3 3 (17.65%) IaaS
3 3 (17.65%) PaaS
4 2 (11.76%) GCP
4 2 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
1 3 (17.65%) Kerberos
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) Big Data
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 12c
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) DB2
3 1 (5.88%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) JIRA
3 4 (23.53%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.88%) Gerrit
5 1 (5.88%) Maven
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Serena SBM
General
1 4 (23.53%) Banking
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Documentation Skills
2 3 (17.65%) International Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) DBA
4 3 (17.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.88%) IAM Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) SailPoint Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) LDAP
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
3 1 (5.88%) Servlets
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.76%) Replication
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (64.71%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) DevOps
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Storage Management
3 5 (29.41%) Kernel Tuning
4 4 (23.53%) API Integration
4 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Security Hardening
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Break/Fix
5 3 (17.65%) High Availability
5 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (17.65%) Process Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Project Delivery
5 3 (17.65%) Server Management
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (11.76%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 5 (29.41%) Perl
3 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Java
6 1 (5.88%) BeanShell
6 1 (5.88%) Bourne shell
6 1 (5.88%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Groovy
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Korn
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) OCP
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 3 (17.65%) Docker
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.76%) NFS
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas File System
4 2 (11.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (5.88%) RACF
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (23.53%) QRadar
4 3 (17.65%) Control-M
4 3 (17.65%) Data Guard
4 3 (17.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (17.65%) Netcool
4 3 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli
4 3 (17.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (11.76%) Kubernetes
5 2 (11.76%) Puppet
5 2 (11.76%) Terraform
6 1 (5.88%) Icinga
6 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) EMC
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
1 6 (35.29%) VMware
2 4 (23.53%) CyberArk
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Qualys
2 4 (23.53%) Splunk
3 3 (17.65%) BMC
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) IBM
3 3 (17.65%) SaltStack
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) Altiris
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Ivanti
5 1 (5.88%) Serena
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos