Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Red Hat
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 136 142
Rank change year-on-year -22 +6 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 88 117 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.24% 1.77% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 4.15% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 94 118
City of London median daily rate £483 £445 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +4.09% -2.56%
10th Percentile £358 £343 £313
90th Percentile £638 £551 £538
Central London median daily rate £495 £440 £430
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.33% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 2703 2816 3849
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.13% 42.70% 42.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2025 2112 2884
City of London median daily rate £488 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £251
90th Percentile £675 £638 £637
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 46 73
City of London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% -2.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.50 £11.19
90th Percentile £30.75 £55.00 £27.81
Central London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.73 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +7.00% -1.49%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 68 (77.27%) Linux
2 46 (52.27%) Unix
2 46 (52.27%) Finance
3 45 (51.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (38.64%) Banking
5 33 (37.50%) Perl
5 33 (37.50%) Ansible
6 32 (36.36%) Java
7 31 (35.23%) Windows
8 30 (34.09%) DevOps
9 28 (31.82%) Python
10 26 (29.55%) Bash Shell
11 21 (23.86%) Puppet
12 19 (21.59%) JBoss
13 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
14 17 (19.32%) J2EE
15 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
15 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
16 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
16 15 (17.05%) Maven
16 15 (17.05%) Solaris
17 13 (14.77%) IBM
17 13 (14.77%) Middleware
17 13 (14.77%) Subversion
18 12 (13.64%) VMware
18 12 (13.64%) Shell Script
18 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.64%) Ruby
18 12 (13.64%) 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 19 (21.59%) JBoss
2 18 (20.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (10.23%) Apache
4 7 (7.95%) WebSphere
5 6 (6.82%) MQSeries
6 5 (5.68%) IIS
6 5 (5.68%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.41%) Confluence
8 2 (2.27%) Apache Spark
9 1 (1.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (1.14%) nginx
9 1 (1.14%) SAS
9 1 (1.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.23%) OpenShift
2 9 (10.23%) PaaS
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (6.82%) IaaS
5 3 (3.41%) GitHub
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.36%) Firewall
2 8 (9.09%) SAN
2 8 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.82%) DNS
4 4 (4.55%) LDAP
5 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.41%) DHCP
5 3 (3.41%) HTTP
5 3 (3.41%) Kerberos
5 3 (3.41%) NAS
5 3 (3.41%) VPN
6 2 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.27%) Intranet
6 2 (2.27%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.27%) Network Security
6 2 (2.27%) SMTP
6 2 (2.27%) snoop
6 2 (2.27%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.27%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Hadoop
1 3 (3.41%) MySQL
1 3 (3.41%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.14%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.14%) HBase
3 1 (1.14%) InfluxDB
3 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 15 (17.05%) Maven
3 13 (14.77%) Subversion
4 12 (13.64%) JIRA
5 10 (11.36%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.82%) JUnit
7 4 (4.55%) IBM UrbanCode
8 3 (3.41%) Bitbucket
9 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.14%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (52.27%) Finance
2 34 (38.64%) Banking
3 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.55%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (14.77%) Administrator
4 12 (13.64%) Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Java Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (7.95%) Analyst
7 7 (7.95%) AWS Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Java Developer
7 7 (7.95%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (7.95%) Unix Administrator
7 7 (7.95%) Unix Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
8 6 (6.82%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
8 6 (6.82%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.32%) J2EE
2 13 (14.77%) Middleware
3 11 (12.50%) .NET
4 8 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 8 (9.09%) Spring
5 7 (7.95%) Web Services
6 6 (6.82%) HTML
6 6 (6.82%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (6.82%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (6.82%) WireMock
7 5 (5.68%) Ajax
7 5 (5.68%) Java EE
7 5 (5.68%) jQuery
7 5 (5.68%) RESTful
7 5 (5.68%) XML
8 4 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.41%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (1.14%) EJB 3.0
10 1 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.14%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.95%) Data Structures
3 6 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Clustering
4 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.27%) EMC VMAX
5 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.14%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.14%) DataPower
6 1 (1.14%) Fintech
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 68 (77.27%) Linux
2 46 (52.27%) Unix
3 45 (51.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 31 (35.23%) Windows
5 15 (17.05%) Solaris
5 15 (17.05%) Windows Server
6 8 (9.09%) CentOS
6 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.27%) SUSE
9 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.14%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.09%) DevOps
2 16 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 11 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.23%) Memory Management
5 7 (7.95%) Dashboard Development
5 7 (7.95%) Migration
5 7 (7.95%) Open Source
5 7 (7.95%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
5 7 (7.95%) UML
6 6 (6.82%) Multithreading
6 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.68%) Change Control
7 5 (5.68%) Low Latency
7 5 (5.68%) SDLC
7 5 (5.68%) System Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.55%) High-Frequency Trading
8 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (37.50%) Perl
2 32 (36.36%) Java
3 28 (31.82%) Python
4 26 (29.55%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.64%) Ruby
5 12 (13.64%) Shell Script
6 11 (12.50%) C++
7 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (7.95%) PHP
9 6 (6.82%) C
10 4 (4.55%) SQL
11 1 (1.14%) Go
11 1 (1.14%) Groovy
11 1 (1.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (6.82%) Degree
1 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.68%) RHCE
2 5 (5.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) RHCA
4 1 (1.14%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) Sun Certification
4 1 (1.14%) VCP5
4 1 (1.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (12.50%) Docker
2 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.41%) iptables
4 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.14%) NFS
5 1 (1.14%) Samba
5 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (37.50%) Ansible
2 21 (23.86%) Puppet
3 11 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (11.36%) Kubernetes
5 7 (7.95%) Grafana
6 6 (6.82%) Kibana
6 6 (6.82%) Prometheus
7 5 (5.68%) Nagios
8 4 (4.55%) NetBackup
9 3 (3.41%) Packer
9 3 (3.41%) SCCM
9 3 (3.41%) Terraform
10 2 (2.27%) Backup Exec
10 2 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
11 1 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (1.14%) Cacti
11 1 (1.14%) HP SIM
11 1 (1.14%) Nessus
11 1 (1.14%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) IBM
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 11 (12.50%) Splunk
4 8 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 8 (9.09%) Oracle
5 7 (7.95%) Veritas
6 6 (6.82%) TIBCO
7 5 (5.68%) HP
8 4 (4.55%) Atlassian
8 4 (4.55%) EMC
8 4 (4.55%) SaltStack
8 4 (4.55%) Symantec
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco
9 3 (3.41%) Temenos
10 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.27%) Citrix
10 2 (2.27%) Hitachi
10 2 (2.27%) Sun
11 1 (1.14%) McAfee
11 1 (1.14%) Sophos