Period
to

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 May 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
England > London
6 months to
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 257 256
Rank change year-on-year +12 -1 -48
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 449 240 182
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.15% 0.99% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 3.05% 2.60% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 164 124
10th Percentile £425 £340 £374
25th Percentile £508 £436 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £520 £520
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% - -5.45%
75th Percentile £675 £625 £625
90th Percentile £800 £675 £719
England median daily rate £588 £493 £500
% change year-on-year +19.29% -1.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
10th Percentile £22.71 - £41.93
25th Percentile £23.78 - £43.27
Median hourly rate £36.88 £50.00 £47.01
Median % change year-on-year -26.25% +6.36% +25.36%
75th Percentile £47.02 - £49.25
90th Percentile £47.96 - £49.70
England median hourly rate £69.05 £42.50 £53.00
% change year-on-year +62.47% -19.81% +28.48%

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 14,729 9,247 7,759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.85% 38.28% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,463 6,170 5,264
10th Percentile £355 £328 £263
25th Percentile £459 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £515 £500
Median % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £619 £600
90th Percentile £775 £700 £700
England median daily rate £525 £480 £450
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -3.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 112 122
10th Percentile £16.95 £14.00 £12.50
25th Percentile £23.91 £18.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £26.65 £24.06
Median % change year-on-year +31.33% +10.76% +16.54%
75th Percentile £49.25 £51.00 £33.46
90th Percentile £60.63 £66.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £21.35 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.67% +12.30% +1.08%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in London.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in London.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Red Hat in London over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the London region over the 6 months to 20 May 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Central London -12 50 £588 +23.68% 14
South London -13 4 £625 +16.28% 2
West London -8 1 £600 +60.00% 2
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 348 (77.51%) Linux
2 246 (54.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 163 (36.30%) Windows
4 139 (30.96%) Azure
5 138 (30.73%) Finance
6 137 (30.51%) SQL
7 134 (29.84%) VMware
8 128 (28.51%) Ansible
9 127 (28.29%) DevOps
10 126 (28.06%) AWS
11 116 (25.84%) Terraform
12 105 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 105 (23.39%) Python
13 97 (21.60%) Social Skills
14 92 (20.49%) Docker
15 87 (19.38%) Kubernetes
16 86 (19.15%) Java
17 79 (17.59%) CI/CD
18 77 (17.15%) Security Cleared
19 76 (16.93%) Unix
20 75 (16.70%) Microsoft
21 70 (15.59%) OpenShift
22 68 (15.14%) Infrastructure as Code
22 68 (15.14%) Oracle
22 68 (15.14%) Firewall
22 68 (15.14%) Agile
23 64 (14.25%) Migration
23 64 (14.25%) Active Directory
23 64 (14.25%) CentOS
24 63 (14.03%) Puppet

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 26 (5.79%) Apache
2 22 (4.90%) JBoss
2 22 (4.90%) OpenStack
3 20 (4.45%) Confluence
3 20 (4.45%) IIS
3 20 (4.45%) Red Hat Fuse
4 18 (4.01%) nginx
5 17 (3.79%) WebSphere
6 13 (2.90%) WebLogic
7 12 (2.67%) Camunda
8 10 (2.23%) Drupal
9 9 (2.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.11%) MS Exchange
11 5 (1.11%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Pig
12 4 (0.89%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.89%) WordPress
13 3 (0.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.22%) CATIA
2 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Eikon
1 3 (0.67%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
1 3 (0.67%) RMDS
2 2 (0.45%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.22%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 139 (30.96%) Azure
2 126 (28.06%) AWS
3 70 (15.59%) OpenShift
4 35 (7.80%) GitHub
5 34 (7.57%) PaaS
6 29 (6.46%) GCP
7 19 (4.23%) Serverless
8 17 (3.79%) IaaS
9 15 (3.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 15 (3.34%) AWS CloudFormation
10 14 (3.12%) SaaS
11 13 (2.90%) Amazon EKS
12 10 (2.23%) Amazon S3
12 10 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
14 8 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
14 8 (1.78%) Microsoft 365
15 5 (1.11%) Azure Monitor
15 5 (1.11%) Nutanix
16 3 (0.67%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (15.14%) Firewall
2 39 (8.69%) DNS
3 30 (6.68%) TCP/IP
4 22 (4.90%) VPN
5 21 (4.68%) SSH
6 19 (4.23%) Multicast
7 15 (3.34%) WAN
8 14 (3.12%) Kerberos
8 14 (3.12%) LAN
8 14 (3.12%) SAN
9 13 (2.90%) DHCP
10 12 (2.67%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (2.23%) Internet
11 10 (2.23%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.23%) SSL
12 6 (1.34%) FTP
12 6 (1.34%) HTTP
12 6 (1.34%) IPsec
13 5 (1.11%) SMTP
13 5 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.35%) MySQL
3 41 (9.13%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (6.90%) MongoDB
5 27 (6.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 27 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (4.68%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.56%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.34%) MariaDB
10 12 (2.67%) Cloudera CDH
10 12 (2.67%) DB2
10 12 (2.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 11 (2.45%) Big Data
11 11 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (2.23%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.56%) MarkLogic
13 7 (1.56%) Redis
14 6 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.34%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 57 (12.69%) Jenkins
2 49 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.24%) JIRA
4 22 (4.90%) GitLab
5 19 (4.23%) Subversion
6 16 (3.56%) Bitbucket
6 16 (3.56%) Maven
6 16 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (3.34%) Gradle
7 15 (3.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 11 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 11 (2.45%) TeamCity
9 10 (2.23%) Artifactory
10 9 (2.00%) Eclipse
11 7 (1.56%) Gerrit
12 6 (1.34%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.34%) IntelliJ
13 5 (1.11%) PyCharm
13 5 (1.11%) Serena SBM
13 5 (1.11%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 138 (30.73%) Finance
2 97 (21.60%) Social Skills
3 53 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (11.14%) Banking
5 21 (4.68%) Back Office
6 18 (4.01%) Financial Institution
6 18 (4.01%) Public Sector
6 18 (4.01%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.12%) Retail
8 13 (2.90%) Front Office
9 9 (2.00%) Investment Banking
9 9 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
10 8 (1.78%) Legal
11 7 (1.56%) International Banking
11 7 (1.56%) Law
12 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
13 5 (1.11%) Electronics
13 5 (1.11%) Games
13 5 (1.11%) Marketing
14 2 (0.45%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 68 (15.14%) Architect
2 43 (9.58%) AWS Engineer
3 42 (9.35%) Consultant
4 41 (9.13%) Administrator
5 40 (8.91%) DevOps Engineer
6 37 (8.24%) Linux Engineer
7 32 (7.13%) DBA
8 30 (6.68%) Analyst
9 27 (6.01%) Infrastructure Architect
10 26 (5.79%) Linux Administrator
11 25 (5.57%) Systems Administrator
12 24 (5.35%) Applications Support
12 24 (5.35%) Support Analyst
13 23 (5.12%) Applications Support Analyst
14 22 (4.90%) Developer
15 21 (4.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 21 (4.68%) Platform Engineer
16 17 (3.79%) Solutions Architect
17 16 (3.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (3.56%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.35%) Kafka
2 32 (7.13%) Spring
3 31 (6.90%) REST
4 22 (4.90%) Spring Boot
5 20 (4.45%) SOAP
6 18 (4.01%) Apache Camel
6 18 (4.01%) Node.js
7 17 (3.79%) .NET
8 16 (3.56%) Elastic Stack
8 16 (3.56%) OAuth
8 16 (3.56%) Rendezvous
9 15 (3.34%) J2EE
10 14 (3.12%) LDAP
10 14 (3.12%) Web Services
11 13 (2.90%) Middleware
12 12 (2.67%) FIX Protocol
12 12 (2.67%) gRPC
12 12 (2.67%) HTML
12 12 (2.67%) WebSphere MQ
13 10 (2.23%) React
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.80%) Clustering
2 38 (8.46%) Data Centre
3 31 (6.90%) Public Cloud
3 31 (6.90%) Replication
4 24 (5.35%) Private Cloud
5 21 (4.68%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (3.34%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (3.12%) SWIFT
8 13 (2.90%) PKI
9 12 (2.67%) Cloud Native
9 12 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (2.45%) User Experience
11 10 (2.23%) Management Information System
12 8 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 7 (1.56%) CCTV
13 7 (1.56%) Hedge funds
14 6 (1.34%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.89%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 348 (77.51%) Linux
2 246 (54.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 163 (36.30%) Windows
4 76 (16.93%) Unix
5 64 (14.25%) CentOS
6 56 (12.47%) Windows Server
7 31 (6.90%) Ubuntu
8 26 (5.79%) Solaris
9 24 (5.35%) Oracle Linux
10 15 (3.34%) SUSE
11 14 (3.12%) Debian
12 11 (2.45%) Windows Server 2016
12 11 (2.45%) Windows Server 2019
13 9 (2.00%) HPUX
13 9 (2.00%) Windows 10
14 8 (1.78%) Windows 7
15 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 5 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (0.89%) Fedora
18 3 (0.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (28.29%) DevOps
2 79 (17.59%) CI/CD
3 68 (15.14%) Agile
3 68 (15.14%) Infrastructure as Code
4 64 (14.25%) Migration
5 43 (9.58%) Configuration Management
6 36 (8.02%) ITIL
6 36 (8.02%) Microservices
7 34 (7.57%) Load Balancing
8 33 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
9 32 (7.13%) SDLC
10 31 (6.90%) High Availability
10 31 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 30 (6.68%) Task Automation
12 29 (6.46%) Performance Optimisation
13 28 (6.24%) Platform Engineering
13 28 (6.24%) Project Management
14 25 (5.57%) Change Management
15 23 (5.12%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 137 (30.51%) SQL
2 105 (23.39%) Python
3 86 (19.15%) Java
4 59 (13.14%) Bash
5 52 (11.58%) PowerShell
6 43 (9.58%) Perl
7 40 (8.91%) Shell Script
8 37 (8.24%) JavaScript
9 33 (7.35%) Ruby
10 15 (3.34%) C
10 15 (3.34%) Korn
10 15 (3.34%) T-SQL
11 14 (3.12%) C#
12 13 (2.90%) Go
13 9 (2.00%) PHP
13 9 (2.00%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.89%) C++
15 3 (0.67%) Scala
16 2 (0.45%) Groovy
16 2 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 77 (17.15%) Security Cleared
2 62 (13.81%) SC Cleared
3 40 (8.91%) RHCE
4 32 (7.13%) AWS Certification
5 31 (6.90%) DV Cleared
6 26 (5.79%) Degree
7 13 (2.90%) RHCA
8 12 (2.67%) TOGAF Certification
9 11 (2.45%) Master's Degree
10 9 (2.00%) RHCSA
11 6 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
13 4 (0.89%) OCP
13 4 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
14 3 (0.67%) CCNA
14 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
14 3 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.45%) JNCIA
15 2 (0.45%) JNCIP
15 2 (0.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.79%) GDPR
2 13 (2.90%) Data Quality
3 10 (2.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.34%) QA
4 6 (1.34%) SLA
5 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 4 (0.89%) NIST
7 2 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 105 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 92 (20.49%) Docker
3 64 (14.25%) Active Directory
4 32 (7.13%) vSphere
5 23 (5.12%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 14 (3.12%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (3.12%) VMware NSX
7 12 (2.67%) NFS
8 7 (1.56%) vCloud
9 5 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (0.89%) Firmware
10 4 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 3 (0.67%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 3 (0.67%) Postfix
12 2 (0.45%) KVM
12 2 (0.45%) Veritas File System
12 2 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 1 (0.22%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 128 (28.51%) Ansible
2 116 (25.84%) Terraform
3 87 (19.38%) Kubernetes
4 63 (14.03%) Puppet
5 33 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
6 27 (6.01%) Grafana
7 25 (5.57%) Microsoft Clustering
8 19 (4.23%) Red Hat Satellite
9 17 (3.79%) Prometheus
10 16 (3.56%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 16 (3.56%) Data Guard
10 16 (3.56%) vRealize
11 13 (2.90%) Kibana
12 12 (2.67%) Consul
12 12 (2.67%) vRealize Orchestrator
12 12 (2.67%) ZABBIX
13 11 (2.45%) ITRS Geneos
14 9 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
14 9 (2.00%) Nagios
14 9 (2.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 134 (29.84%) VMware
2 75 (16.70%) Microsoft
3 68 (15.14%) Oracle
4 56 (12.47%) Cisco
5 33 (7.35%) Splunk
6 30 (6.68%) IBM
7 24 (5.35%) NetApp
8 21 (4.68%) MuleSoft
8 21 (4.68%) ServiceNow
9 19 (4.23%) CheckPoint
10 18 (4.01%) Citrix
11 17 (3.79%) Google
12 16 (3.56%) Bloomberg
12 16 (3.56%) SolarWinds
12 16 (3.56%) TIBCO
13 14 (3.12%) Cloudera
13 14 (3.12%) Sun
13 14 (3.12%) Sybase
14 13 (2.90%) Currenex
14 13 (2.90%) HP