Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 279 230 249
Rank change year-on-year -49 +19 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 341 144 388
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.95% 1.02% 1.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 2.54% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 79 243
10th Percentile £413 £350 £400
25th Percentile £500 £394 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £563 £453 £540
Median % change year-on-year +24.31% -16.20% +2.86%
75th Percentile £650 £534 £677
90th Percentile £720 £600 £823
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
England median hourly rate £59.88 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +19.75% - +19.05%

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 13,514 5,676 14,445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.59% 40.13% 39.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,274 3,902 9,977
10th Percentile £332 £300 £275
25th Percentile £450 £406 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £588
90th Percentile £738 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 41 237
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.71 £12.44
25th Percentile £16.08 £15.00 £15.71
Median hourly rate £24.68 £20.00 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year +23.40% -2.44% +9.63%
75th Percentile £43.63 £37.00 £28.75
90th Percentile £57.63 £48.75 £49.48
England median hourly rate £19.20 £21.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year -10.70% +13.76% +9.12%

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 25 October 2021.

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
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 25 October 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London -62 19 £538 +13.16% 20
West London -17 2 £713 - 6
East London -12 1 - - 5
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 274 (80.35%) Linux
2 205 (60.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 128 (37.54%) DevOps
4 109 (31.96%) Ansible
4 109 (31.96%) VMware
5 104 (30.50%) Windows
6 89 (26.10%) AWS
7 88 (25.81%) Python
8 83 (24.34%) Azure
9 81 (23.75%) SQL
10 80 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 75 (21.99%) Firewall
12 65 (19.06%) Kubernetes
13 64 (18.77%) Jenkins
13 64 (18.77%) Security Cleared
14 62 (18.18%) Oracle
15 61 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
16 58 (17.01%) Finance
17 57 (16.72%) Active Directory
18 56 (16.42%) Microsoft
18 56 (16.42%) Bash Shell
18 56 (16.42%) Social Skills
19 54 (15.84%) OpenShift
19 54 (15.84%) Git (software)
20 53 (15.54%) Docker
21 51 (14.96%) SC Cleared
22 50 (14.66%) Terraform
23 49 (14.37%) Java
24 48 (14.08%) Unix
25 43 (12.61%) Migration

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 35 (10.26%) Apache
2 19 (5.57%) Tomcat
3 17 (4.99%) IIS
4 16 (4.69%) Confluence
5 14 (4.11%) Apache Spark
6 13 (3.81%) OpenStack
7 11 (3.23%) nginx
8 9 (2.64%) JBoss
8 9 (2.64%) SharePoint
9 7 (2.05%) WebSphere
10 6 (1.76%) Camunda
10 6 (1.76%) WebLogic
11 5 (1.47%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.47%) MS Exchange
12 4 (1.17%) Red Hat Fuse
13 3 (0.88%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.59%) Drupal
14 2 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.59%) MTS
14 2 (0.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (3.23%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.29%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 89 (26.10%) AWS
2 83 (24.34%) Azure
3 54 (15.84%) OpenShift
4 30 (8.80%) GCP
5 23 (6.74%) PaaS
6 21 (6.16%) GitHub
7 20 (5.87%) IaaS
8 13 (3.81%) SaaS
9 9 (2.64%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.64%) Microsoft 365
9 9 (2.64%) Serverless
10 8 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (2.05%) Apigee
11 7 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (2.05%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (1.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.47%) Azure Storage
14 4 (1.17%) Amazon EKS
14 4 (1.17%) Cloud Run
Communications & Networking
1 75 (21.99%) Firewall
2 34 (9.97%) DNS
3 26 (7.62%) Multicast
4 25 (7.33%) SAN
5 19 (5.57%) TCP/IP
6 18 (5.28%) SSL
7 14 (4.11%) WAN
8 13 (3.81%) Software-Defined Networking
8 13 (3.81%) VPN
9 12 (3.52%) NAS
10 10 (2.93%) Internet
10 10 (2.93%) LAN
11 9 (2.64%) HTTP
12 8 (2.35%) Kerberos
12 8 (2.35%) tcpdump
12 8 (2.35%) VLAN
12 8 (2.35%) Wireshark
13 7 (2.05%) IPv4
14 6 (1.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (1.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.44%) MySQL
2 28 (8.21%) SQL Server
3 27 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 25 (7.33%) Oracle Database
5 24 (7.04%) MongoDB
6 18 (5.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 15 (4.40%) Big Data
8 12 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (3.23%) Hadoop
9 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
9 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
9 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2019
10 10 (2.93%) DB2
11 9 (2.64%) RDBMS
11 9 (2.64%) Relational Database
12 8 (2.35%) MariaDB
12 8 (2.35%) Redis
13 7 (2.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 64 (18.77%) Jenkins
2 54 (15.84%) Git (software)
3 41 (12.02%) JIRA
4 27 (7.92%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (4.99%) Maven
6 15 (4.40%) Bitbucket
7 13 (3.81%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.52%) Artifactory
9 11 (3.23%) GitLab
9 11 (3.23%) SonarQube
10 9 (2.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 8 (2.35%) Subversion
12 5 (1.47%) Gradle
12 5 (1.47%) Serena SBM
13 4 (1.17%) Gerrit
13 4 (1.17%) Selenium
14 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.88%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.88%) Jasmine
14 3 (0.88%) JUnit
General
1 58 (17.01%) Finance
2 56 (16.42%) Social Skills
3 35 (10.26%) Banking
4 33 (9.68%) Public Sector
5 16 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.52%) Front Office
7 11 (3.23%) Telecoms
8 9 (2.64%) Presentation Skills
9 8 (2.35%) Retail
10 7 (2.05%) Prime Brokerage
11 6 (1.76%) Games
11 6 (1.76%) Legal
12 5 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
13 4 (1.17%) Automotive
13 4 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
14 3 (0.88%) Electronics
14 3 (0.88%) International Banking
14 3 (0.88%) Law
14 3 (0.88%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (17.60%) Architect
2 40 (11.73%) Administrator
3 31 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 29 (8.50%) Systems Administrator
5 26 (7.62%) DBA
6 25 (7.33%) Developer
6 25 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (7.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 25 (7.33%) Linux Administrator
7 21 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (5.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (4.99%) Linux Scripter
10 16 (4.69%) Electronic Trading Support
10 16 (4.69%) Linux Support
10 16 (4.69%) Oracle DBA
11 14 (4.11%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.81%) Consultant
13 12 (3.52%) Applications Engineer
14 10 (2.93%) Applications Support
14 10 (2.93%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.57%) Kafka
2 18 (5.28%) LDAP
2 18 (5.28%) Rendezvous
2 18 (5.28%) Spring
3 17 (4.99%) Middleware
4 14 (4.11%) LAMP
4 14 (4.11%) Spring Boot
5 13 (3.81%) OAuth
5 13 (3.81%) REST
6 10 (2.93%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 8 (2.35%) JSON
7 8 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
8 7 (2.05%) Apache Camel
8 7 (2.05%) Node.js
8 7 (2.05%) Web Services
8 7 (2.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 7 (2.05%) XML
9 6 (1.76%) gRPC
9 6 (1.76%) JWT
10 5 (1.47%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (9.38%) Clustering
2 30 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.45%) Public Cloud
4 14 (4.11%) Replication
5 12 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (3.23%) Private Cloud
7 9 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.64%) Equities
7 9 (2.64%) PKI
8 7 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (1.76%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.17%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.17%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.88%) Legacy Applications
12 3 (0.88%) User Experience
12 3 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 274 (80.35%) Linux
2 205 (60.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 104 (30.50%) Windows
4 48 (14.08%) Unix
5 32 (9.38%) Windows Server
6 31 (9.09%) Solaris
7 19 (5.57%) Ubuntu
8 18 (5.28%) CentOS
9 16 (4.69%) Windows Server 2016
9 16 (4.69%) Windows Server 2019
10 13 (3.81%) AIX
10 13 (3.81%) Debian
11 10 (2.93%) Windows 10
12 7 (2.05%) HPUX
13 6 (1.76%) VMS
14 5 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.17%) SUSE
16 3 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
17 1 (0.29%) Slackware
17 1 (0.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (37.54%) DevOps
2 61 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (12.61%) Migration
4 41 (12.02%) High Availability
5 33 (9.68%) Change Management
5 33 (9.68%) Microservices
6 31 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (9.09%) Project Management
7 28 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 27 (7.92%) Electronic Trading
8 27 (7.92%) Test Automation
9 25 (7.33%) Load Balancing
9 25 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
10 23 (6.74%) Configuration Management
11 21 (6.16%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 20 (5.87%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (5.87%) Data Protection
12 20 (5.87%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (5.87%) ITIL
13 19 (5.57%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 88 (25.81%) Python
2 81 (23.75%) SQL
3 56 (16.42%) Bash Shell
4 49 (14.37%) Java
5 41 (12.02%) Perl
6 33 (9.68%) PowerShell
7 22 (6.45%) PHP
8 19 (5.57%) Shell Script
9 18 (5.28%) Ruby
10 17 (4.99%) C
10 17 (4.99%) PL/SQL
11 10 (2.93%) JavaScript
12 8 (2.35%) Go
12 8 (2.35%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.47%) C#
13 5 (1.47%) Groovy
14 4 (1.17%) C++
15 3 (0.88%) Korn
15 3 (0.88%) Scala
15 3 (0.88%) Search Processing Language
Qualifications
1 64 (18.77%) Security Cleared
2 51 (14.96%) SC Cleared
3 27 (7.92%) DV Cleared
4 17 (4.99%) Degree
5 11 (3.23%) RHCE
6 10 (2.93%) AWS Certification
7 7 (2.05%) CISSP
7 7 (2.05%) CREST Certified
7 7 (2.05%) OCP
7 7 (2.05%) Oracle Certification
7 7 (2.05%) SANS
8 5 (1.47%) RHCA
8 5 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
9 4 (1.17%) MCP
10 3 (0.88%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.88%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.88%) RHCSA
10 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.29%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.52%) QA
2 5 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.47%) GDPR
2 5 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (0.88%) NCSC
5 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.29%) FISMA
5 1 (0.29%) NIST
5 1 (0.29%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 80 (23.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (16.72%) Active Directory
3 53 (15.54%) Docker
4 29 (8.50%) vSphere
5 22 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (4.40%) NFS
7 13 (3.81%) Oracle RAC
8 9 (2.64%) VMware NSX
9 6 (1.76%) vCloud
10 4 (1.17%) Veritas File System
10 4 (1.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 3 (0.88%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 2 (0.59%) Ceph
12 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.59%) Postfix
12 2 (0.59%) Samba
12 2 (0.59%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.29%) RACF
13 1 (0.29%) Varnish
13 1 (0.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 109 (31.96%) Ansible
2 65 (19.06%) Kubernetes
3 50 (14.66%) Terraform
4 32 (9.38%) Puppet
5 19 (5.57%) Microsoft Clustering
6 18 (5.28%) Grafana
7 17 (4.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 16 (4.69%) Data Guard
9 15 (4.40%) Prometheus
10 14 (4.11%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (3.52%) Control-M
12 9 (2.64%) ZABBIX
13 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
13 8 (2.35%) ITRS Geneos
13 8 (2.35%) QRadar
13 8 (2.35%) Single Sign-On
13 8 (2.35%) vRealize
13 8 (2.35%) vRealize Orchestrator
14 7 (2.05%) Cisco CUCM
14 7 (2.05%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 109 (31.96%) VMware
2 62 (18.18%) Oracle
3 56 (16.42%) Microsoft
4 41 (12.02%) Cisco
5 27 (7.92%) Citrix
6 23 (6.74%) HP
7 22 (6.45%) Splunk
8 21 (6.16%) EMC
8 21 (6.16%) IBM
9 18 (5.28%) TIBCO
10 17 (4.99%) NetApp
11 15 (4.40%) Dell
11 15 (4.40%) F5
12 14 (4.11%) CyberArk
13 13 (3.81%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.81%) Juniper
13 13 (3.81%) Qualys
14 12 (3.52%) SAP
15 11 (3.23%) ION Trading
16 10 (2.93%) 3PAR