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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / London
Rank 145 153 147
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 327 345 331
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.69% 1.56% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.01% 3.79% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 251 229
Median daily rate £500 £469 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.41% -44.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8160 9101 9589
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.15% 41.10% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5477 6064 6207
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 131 207
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.34 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.66% +14.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat in London.

Contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 47 £500 +5.26% 19
Croydon +6 9 £469 +10.29% 1
Canary Wharf +2 8 £548 +36.87%
New Malden - 3 - -
Bromley - 2 £575 -
Westminster +7 1 £550 +20.61%
Chessington +2 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £560 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 London region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 619 (91.43%) Linux
2 408 (60.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 227 (33.53%) Python
4 213 (31.46%) Unix
5 212 (31.31%) DevOps
6 210 (31.02%) Puppet
7 206 (30.43%) Bash Shell
8 205 (30.28%) Finance
9 200 (29.54%) VMware
10 173 (25.55%) Perl
11 168 (24.82%) Windows
12 157 (23.19%) Java
13 154 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
13 154 (22.75%) Ansible
14 141 (20.83%) CentOS
15 135 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
16 132 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 130 (19.20%) Jenkins
18 126 (18.61%) Apache
19 125 (18.46%) Configuration Management
20 107 (15.81%) Banking
21 106 (15.66%) Oracle
22 104 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
23 101 (14.92%) Windows Server
24 100 (14.77%) Git (software)
25 95 (14.03%) Security Cleared
26 92 (13.59%) Tomcat
27 91 (13.44%) Solaris
28 89 (13.15%) DNS
28 89 (13.15%) SAN

Red Hat
Top Related 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
1 126 (18.61%) Apache
2 92 (13.59%) Tomcat
3 51 (7.53%) Confluence
4 36 (5.32%) WebLogic
5 31 (4.58%) JBoss
5 31 (4.58%) nginx
6 20 (2.95%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (2.51%) IIS
7 17 (2.51%) OpenStack
7 17 (2.51%) WebSphere
8 15 (2.22%) Apache Spark
9 14 (2.07%) Jetty
9 14 (2.07%) WildFly
10 11 (1.62%) Mule ESB
11 7 (1.03%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 6 (0.89%) Apache Pig
13 5 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.59%) Oracle Application Server
14 4 (0.59%) WebSphere Application Server
15 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (3.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.18%) MS Office
3 6 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (0.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle Retail
3 3 (0.44%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 3 (0.44%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.15%) assyst
4 1 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 135 (19.94%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.25%) IaaS
4 21 (3.10%) OpenShift
5 18 (2.66%) PaaS
6 16 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (2.22%) Amazon S3
8 14 (2.07%) AWS CloudFormation
9 13 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (1.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 8 (1.18%) Datadog
11 8 (1.18%) GitHub
11 8 (1.18%) SaaS
11 8 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (1.03%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
12 7 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.59%) Slack
14 4 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 89 (13.15%) DNS
1 89 (13.15%) SAN
2 75 (11.08%) LDAP
3 70 (10.34%) Firewall
4 64 (9.45%) TCP/IP
5 32 (4.73%) VPN
6 29 (4.28%) Kerberos
7 28 (4.14%) DHCP
7 28 (4.14%) Ethernet
7 28 (4.14%) HTTP
8 27 (3.99%) WAN
9 25 (3.69%) LAN
10 20 (2.95%) Internet
11 19 (2.81%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (2.66%) Reverse Proxy
13 17 (2.51%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (2.36%) SSL
15 15 (2.22%) SSH
15 15 (2.22%) Wireshark
16 13 (1.92%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (11.82%) MySQL
2 61 (9.01%) PostgreSQL
3 50 (7.39%) Big Data
4 42 (6.20%) NoSQL
5 36 (5.32%) Hadoop
5 36 (5.32%) SQL Server
6 28 (4.14%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.69%) Oracle Database
8 24 (3.55%) MongoDB
9 22 (3.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (2.36%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.33%) Redis
12 8 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.03%) HBase
13 7 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.74%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.74%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 130 (19.20%) Jenkins
2 100 (14.77%) Git (software)
3 66 (9.75%) JIRA
4 32 (4.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (4.28%) GitLab
6 26 (3.84%) Maven
6 26 (3.84%) Subversion
7 21 (3.10%) Mercurial
8 20 (2.95%) Gerrit
9 18 (2.66%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (2.07%) JUnit
10 14 (2.07%) TeamCity
11 13 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 11 (1.62%) Bitbucket
12 11 (1.62%) Vagrant
13 9 (1.33%) Artifactory
14 7 (1.03%) Ant
14 7 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (0.89%) Hudson
16 4 (0.59%) Jasmine
General
1 205 (30.28%) Finance
2 107 (15.81%) Banking
3 29 (4.28%) Investment Banking
3 29 (4.28%) Law
4 19 (2.81%) Financial Institution
5 15 (2.22%) Retail
6 13 (1.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.59%) Advertising
7 4 (0.59%) Games
7 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.59%) Publishing
7 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.30%) Military
10 1 (0.15%) Electronics
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 176 (26.00%) Administrator
2 121 (17.87%) Systems Administrator
3 118 (17.43%) Linux Engineer
4 107 (15.81%) Linux Administrator
5 104 (15.36%) DevOps Engineer
6 85 (12.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 62 (9.16%) Developer
8 57 (8.42%) Unix Engineer
9 55 (8.12%) Unix Administrator
10 50 (7.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 50 (7.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 39 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
12 38 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (4.87%) Architect
14 31 (4.58%) Consultant
14 31 (4.58%) Linux DevOps Engineer
15 29 (4.28%) AWS DevOps
16 25 (3.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
17 24 (3.55%) DBA
18 23 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (6.79%) LAMP
2 45 (6.65%) Web Services
3 39 (5.76%) XML
4 35 (5.17%) LAPP Stack
5 25 (3.69%) Elastic Stack
5 25 (3.69%) JSON
6 24 (3.55%) HTML
6 24 (3.55%) XSLT
7 22 (3.25%) CSS
8 21 (3.10%) Node.js
9 20 (2.95%) LEMP Stack
10 19 (2.81%) Middleware
11 18 (2.66%) .NET
12 17 (2.51%) Spring
13 16 (2.36%) Kafka
13 16 (2.36%) RSS
14 12 (1.77%) J2EE
14 12 (1.77%) PostGIS
14 12 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
14 12 (1.77%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 37 (5.47%) Clustering
3 32 (4.73%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (4.73%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.36%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.36%) Linux Command Line
4 16 (2.36%) Public Cloud
4 16 (2.36%) Web 2.0
5 14 (2.07%) EMC VMAX
5 14 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (1.48%) Replication
7 9 (1.33%) Equities
8 7 (1.03%) PKI
9 6 (0.89%) CMDB
9 6 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.89%) EMC VNX
9 6 (0.89%) Mobile App
10 5 (0.74%) Fintech
10 5 (0.74%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 619 (91.43%) Linux
2 408 (60.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 213 (31.46%) Unix
4 168 (24.82%) Windows
5 141 (20.83%) CentOS
6 101 (14.92%) Windows Server
7 91 (13.44%) Solaris
8 78 (11.52%) Ubuntu
9 50 (7.39%) SUSE
10 40 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 37 (5.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (3.84%) AIX
13 19 (2.81%) Debian
14 17 (2.51%) Oracle Linux
15 15 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 9 (1.33%) Windows 7
18 7 (1.03%) Mac OS X
19 6 (0.89%) Scientific Linux
20 4 (0.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (31.31%) DevOps
2 154 (22.75%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (18.46%) Configuration Management
4 104 (15.36%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (11.37%) Migration
6 71 (10.49%) Scrum
7 70 (10.34%) ITIL
8 66 (9.75%) Open Source
9 54 (7.98%) High Availability
10 41 (6.06%) Service Management
11 38 (5.61%) Change Control
11 38 (5.61%) OO
12 37 (5.47%) Microservices
13 31 (4.58%) OOP
14 30 (4.43%) Continuous Delivery
14 30 (4.43%) Load Balancing
15 24 (3.55%) Change Management
15 24 (3.55%) ITIL V3
15 24 (3.55%) Low Latency
15 24 (3.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 227 (33.53%) Python
2 206 (30.43%) Bash Shell
3 173 (25.55%) Perl
4 157 (23.19%) Java
5 75 (11.08%) Ruby
6 63 (9.31%) SQL
7 57 (8.42%) Shell Script
8 49 (7.24%) PowerShell
9 45 (6.65%) C
10 42 (6.20%) JavaScript
11 37 (5.47%) PHP
12 17 (2.51%) C#
13 15 (2.22%) Korn
14 11 (1.62%) CQL
15 10 (1.48%) Bourne shell
16 8 (1.18%) C-shell
17 6 (0.89%) Go
17 6 (0.89%) Groovy
17 6 (0.89%) Scala
17 6 (0.89%) sed
Qualifications
1 95 (14.03%) Security Cleared
2 72 (10.64%) SC Cleared
3 36 (5.32%) Degree
4 27 (3.99%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 15 (2.22%) CCNA
7 14 (2.07%) CCNP
8 12 (1.77%) RHCE
9 9 (1.33%) AWS Certification
9 9 (1.33%) JNCIS
9 9 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.03%) CCDA
11 7 (1.03%) JNCIA
11 7 (1.03%) JNCIP
12 6 (0.89%) MCP
13 4 (0.59%) RHCA
13 4 (0.59%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
14 3 (0.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.51%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) JSP 440
4 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) FATCA
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO27005
5 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 132 (19.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 86 (12.70%) Docker
3 61 (9.01%) Active Directory
4 39 (5.76%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (5.02%) NFS
7 29 (4.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 28 (4.14%) VMware ESX
9 23 (3.40%) GPFS
10 22 (3.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 17 (2.51%) KVM
12 14 (2.07%) Xen
13 10 (1.48%) HDFS
13 10 (1.48%) Oracle RAC
14 8 (1.18%) vSphere
15 7 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 7 (1.03%) GlusterFS
15 7 (1.03%) Hyper-V
15 7 (1.03%) LXC
15 7 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 210 (31.02%) Puppet
2 154 (22.75%) Ansible
3 68 (10.04%) Opscode Chef
4 60 (8.86%) Nagios
5 34 (5.02%) Red Hat Satellite
6 30 (4.43%) HAProxy
7 27 (3.99%) Kibana
7 27 (3.99%) Kubernetes
7 27 (3.99%) Terraform
8 25 (3.69%) logstash
9 24 (3.55%) ZABBIX
10 19 (2.81%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 16 (2.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 13 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 11 (1.62%) Packer
13 11 (1.62%) Zenoss
14 10 (1.48%) SCCM
14 10 (1.48%) yum
15 9 (1.33%) Control-M
15 9 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 200 (29.54%) VMware
2 106 (15.66%) Oracle
3 70 (10.34%) Cisco
4 69 (10.19%) HP
5 68 (10.04%) Microsoft
6 57 (8.42%) EMC
7 43 (6.35%) Veritas
8 42 (6.20%) IBM
9 39 (5.76%) Splunk
10 34 (5.02%) Sun
11 28 (4.14%) Atlassian
12 27 (3.99%) NetApp
13 21 (3.10%) 3PAR
14 20 (2.95%) ForgeRock
14 20 (2.95%) Juniper
15 19 (2.81%) Google
16 18 (2.66%) Symantec
17 17 (2.51%) Hortonworks
18 16 (2.36%) Citrix
18 16 (2.36%) CommVault
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