Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 228 241 219
Rank change year-on-year +13 -22 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 181 316 576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.01% 1.05% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 2.63% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 204 384
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £400 £400
90th Percentile £600 £775 £775
England median daily rate £463 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -7.50% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £48.75 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +18.18% +31.47%
England median hourly rate £53.75 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.50% +17.65% +21.43%

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 6,893 11,999 17,459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.65% 39.69% 39.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,632 8,310 11,851
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £256 £275
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 213 275
Median hourly rate £26.65 £20.50 £18.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +9.28% -1.26%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £66.95 £50.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.70 £17.41
% change year-on-year +20.32% +7.41% +2.41%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +79 24 £488 -10.55% 13
West London +39 8 £250 -45.50% 2
South London +32 7 £520 -9.57% 1
East London +30 4 £335 -39.09% 2
North London +11 3 - - 1
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 148 (81.77%) Linux
2 101 (55.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 62 (34.25%) Python
4 59 (32.60%) Ansible
5 54 (29.83%) DevOps
6 53 (29.28%) Oracle
7 52 (28.73%) VMware
8 51 (28.18%) Java
9 50 (27.62%) Jenkins
10 48 (26.52%) Finance
11 47 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 45 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
13 44 (24.31%) Puppet
14 43 (23.76%) Security Cleared
14 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
14 43 (23.76%) Kubernetes
15 42 (23.20%) AWS
16 40 (22.10%) SC Cleared
17 38 (20.99%) JBoss
17 38 (20.99%) Windows
18 37 (20.44%) Azure
19 34 (18.78%) JIRA
20 33 (18.23%) Unix
20 33 (18.23%) Terraform
21 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
22 31 (17.13%) Cisco
22 31 (17.13%) DNS
22 31 (17.13%) Middleware
22 31 (17.13%) JSON

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 38 (20.99%) JBoss
2 27 (14.92%) Tomcat
3 26 (14.36%) Red Hat Fuse
4 25 (13.81%) Confluence
5 20 (11.05%) WebSphere
6 15 (8.29%) OpenStack
7 14 (7.73%) Apache
8 11 (6.08%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (5.52%) Apache ServiceMix
10 9 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (4.42%) WebLogic
12 6 (3.31%) MQSeries
12 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
13 5 (2.76%) Skype for Business
14 3 (1.66%) Apache Spark
14 3 (1.66%) Jetty
14 3 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 3 (1.66%) Oracle Self-Service HR
14 3 (1.66%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (1.10%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.66%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 42 (23.20%) AWS
2 37 (20.44%) Azure
3 22 (12.15%) OpenShift
4 21 (11.60%) GCP
5 20 (11.05%) PaaS
6 17 (9.39%) IaaS
7 10 (5.52%) Apigee
7 10 (5.52%) Boomi
7 10 (5.52%) GitHub
8 7 (3.87%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (3.87%) Office 365
8 7 (3.87%) SaaS
9 4 (2.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (2.21%) Datadog
9 4 (2.21%) Route 53
10 3 (1.66%) G Suite
10 3 (1.66%) Google App Engine
10 3 (1.66%) Serverless
11 2 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.10%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.13%) DNS
2 30 (16.57%) HTTP
3 19 (10.50%) Firewall
3 19 (10.50%) TCP/IP
4 17 (9.39%) DHCP
5 15 (8.29%) VPN
5 15 (8.29%) WAN
6 14 (7.73%) LAN
7 11 (6.08%) FTP
8 10 (5.52%) Wireless
9 8 (4.42%) SMTP
9 8 (4.42%) SSH
10 7 (3.87%) VLAN
11 6 (3.31%) Anycast
11 6 (3.31%) BGP
11 6 (3.31%) Kerberos
11 6 (3.31%) VRRP
12 5 (2.76%) MPLS
12 5 (2.76%) SAN
12 5 (2.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.97%) MongoDB
1 9 (4.97%) MySQL
1 9 (4.97%) Oracle Database
1 9 (4.97%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.42%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.87%) DB2
4 5 (2.76%) Hadoop
4 5 (2.76%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.76%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.21%) Amazon Aurora
6 3 (1.66%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (1.66%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.66%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 50 (27.62%) Jenkins
2 43 (23.76%) Git (software)
3 34 (18.78%) JIRA
4 15 (8.29%) JUnit
5 14 (7.73%) TeamCity
6 12 (6.63%) SonarQube
7 9 (4.97%) Artifactory
7 9 (4.97%) Bitbucket
7 9 (4.97%) GitLab
7 9 (4.97%) Subversion
8 8 (4.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (3.87%) Maven
10 6 (3.31%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.21%) IntelliJ
11 4 (2.21%) Selenium
12 3 (1.66%) FishEye
12 3 (1.66%) Gradle
12 3 (1.66%) Hudson
12 3 (1.66%) Mercurial
12 3 (1.66%) Poseidon for UML
General
1 48 (26.52%) Finance
2 26 (14.36%) Banking
3 22 (12.15%) Public Sector
4 7 (3.87%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.76%) Retail
5 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.66%) Electronics
6 3 (1.66%) Law
6 3 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.66%) Marketing
7 2 (1.10%) French Language
8 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.55%) International Banking
8 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 37 (20.44%) Architect
2 22 (12.15%) Linux Engineer
3 21 (11.60%) Developer
4 19 (10.50%) Administrator
5 16 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
6 14 (7.73%) Cloud Engineer
7 13 (7.18%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.18%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.63%) Cloud Architect
8 12 (6.63%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.52%) Consultant
9 10 (5.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (4.97%) Infrastructure Architect
11 8 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.42%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 8 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.87%) DevOps Specialist
13 6 (3.31%) Automation Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) Kubernetes Engineer
13 6 (3.31%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.13%) JSON
1 31 (17.13%) Middleware
2 29 (16.02%) XML
3 24 (13.26%) Spring Boot
4 23 (12.71%) Spring
5 21 (11.60%) Apache Camel
6 17 (9.39%) Web Services
7 16 (8.84%) RESTful
8 14 (7.73%) Kafka
9 13 (7.18%) LDAP
9 13 (7.18%) Oracle Fusion
9 13 (7.18%) REST
10 12 (6.63%) SOAP
10 12 (6.63%) YAML
11 10 (5.52%) IBM Integration Bus
11 10 (5.52%) JSON Schema
11 10 (5.52%) RabbitMQ
11 10 (5.52%) WSDL
11 10 (5.52%) XML Schema
12 8 (4.42%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.63%) Clustering
2 11 (6.08%) Private Cloud
3 9 (4.97%) Data Centre
4 8 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.31%) Replication
5 6 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.21%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.21%) Derivative
7 4 (2.21%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (2.21%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.66%) iPad
8 3 (1.66%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.66%) User Experience
8 3 (1.66%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.10%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.10%) PKI
10 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 148 (81.77%) Linux
2 101 (55.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (20.99%) Windows
4 33 (18.23%) Unix
5 28 (15.47%) CentOS
6 22 (12.15%) Ubuntu
7 16 (8.84%) Solaris
8 14 (7.73%) Debian
9 13 (7.18%) Windows Server
10 10 (5.52%) VMS
10 10 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (4.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2016
12 8 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
13 7 (3.87%) Fedora
14 5 (2.76%) AIX
14 5 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (2.76%) SUSE
15 4 (2.21%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (29.83%) DevOps
2 45 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.31%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (14.36%) Continuous Delivery
4 26 (14.36%) Microservices
5 19 (10.50%) Infrastructure Automation
6 18 (9.94%) Configuration Management
7 17 (9.39%) High Availability
7 17 (9.39%) Migration
7 17 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (7.73%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.18%) Infrastructure as Code
10 12 (6.63%) Continuous Deployment
10 12 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (6.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (6.08%) Load Balancing
12 10 (5.52%) Change Management
12 10 (5.52%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.52%) Scrum
12 10 (5.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.25%) Python
2 51 (28.18%) Java
3 27 (14.92%) Perl
4 26 (14.36%) Bash Shell
5 20 (11.05%) PowerShell
6 15 (8.29%) SQL
7 13 (7.18%) JavaScript
7 13 (7.18%) Ruby
7 13 (7.18%) Shell Script
8 11 (6.08%) Groovy
9 9 (4.97%) Go
10 8 (4.42%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.87%) C++
11 7 (3.87%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.76%) Scala
13 4 (2.21%) VBA
14 3 (1.66%) Clojure
14 3 (1.66%) ClojureScript
15 2 (1.10%) Java 8
15 2 (1.10%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (23.76%) Security Cleared
2 40 (22.10%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.97%) RHCA
4 8 (4.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 6 (3.31%) RHCE
6 5 (2.76%) RHCSA
7 4 (2.21%) AWS Certification
7 4 (2.21%) CISSP
8 3 (1.66%) CCNP
8 3 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.66%) VCAP
8 3 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.10%) CCIE
9 2 (1.10%) Degree
9 2 (1.10%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.10%) RHCVA
9 2 (1.10%) VCDX
10 1 (0.55%) CCA
10 1 (0.55%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.76%) GDPR
1 5 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.66%) QA
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.55%) OASIS TOSCA
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
3 1 (0.55%) SEPA
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (16.02%) Docker
2 29 (16.02%) VMware ESXi
3 21 (11.60%) Active Directory
4 11 (6.08%) vSphere
5 5 (2.76%) KVM
6 4 (2.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (1.66%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.66%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.10%) Firmware
8 2 (1.10%) NFS
8 2 (1.10%) OCFS2
8 2 (1.10%) Postfix
8 2 (1.10%) qmail
8 2 (1.10%) Samba
8 2 (1.10%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas File System
8 2 (1.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (1.10%) Xen
9 1 (0.55%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 59 (32.60%) Ansible
2 44 (24.31%) Puppet
3 43 (23.76%) Kubernetes
4 33 (18.23%) Terraform
5 27 (14.92%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (9.94%) Salt
7 12 (6.63%) Grafana
8 9 (4.97%) Prometheus
9 8 (4.42%) Red Hat Satellite
10 7 (3.87%) Consul
11 6 (3.31%) Kibana
11 6 (3.31%) Nagios
12 5 (2.76%) Microsoft Clustering
13 3 (1.66%) Control-M
13 3 (1.66%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (1.66%) Forum Sentry
13 3 (1.66%) IBM BigFix
13 3 (1.66%) logstash
13 3 (1.66%) Rancher
13 3 (1.66%) SELinux
Vendors
1 53 (29.28%) Oracle
2 52 (28.73%) VMware
3 32 (17.68%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.13%) Cisco
5 23 (12.71%) Dell
6 21 (11.60%) IBM
6 21 (11.60%) Splunk
7 17 (9.39%) Atlassian
7 17 (9.39%) MuleSoft
8 16 (8.84%) Axway
9 14 (7.73%) Juniper
10 13 (7.18%) HP
11 11 (6.08%) Citrix
11 11 (6.08%) F5
12 10 (5.52%) Fiorano
12 10 (5.52%) Jitterbit
12 10 (5.52%) NetApp
12 10 (5.52%) Talend
12 10 (5.52%) TIBCO
12 10 (5.52%) webMethods