Period
to 25 July 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 July 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 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 263 252 230
Rank change year-on-year -11 -22 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 278 132 502
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.94% 0.81% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 2.07% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 94 336
10th Percentile £376 £356 £409
25th Percentile £456 £421 £463
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £545 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +9.00% -9.09% +4.76%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £675
90th Percentile £685 £693 £775
England median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £46.25
England median hourly rate £39.50 £67.50 £46.67
% change year-on-year -41.48% +44.63% +30.57%

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 11,538 6,378 16,133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.98% 39.29% 39.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,735 4,389 10,882
10th Percentile £345 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +1.01%
75th Percentile £638 £613 £588
90th Percentile £725 £713 £675
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 77 255
10th Percentile £13.43 £12.58 £11.86
25th Percentile £16.25 £18.50 £15.30
Median hourly rate £24.35 £26.50 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.11% +32.50% -4.76%
75th Percentile £46.00 £43.70 £29.73
90th Percentile £65.00 £48.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.28% +6.86%

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 July 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 July 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 -20 23 £475 - 21
South London +20 4 £538 -2.63% 2
East London +2 3 £335 -10.67% 4
West London +2 2 £606 +40.99% 2
North London - 1 £263 -
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 227 (81.65%) Linux
2 180 (64.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 100 (35.97%) Python
4 95 (34.17%) Windows
5 91 (32.73%) VMware
6 81 (29.14%) Ansible
7 71 (25.54%) Firewall
7 71 (25.54%) SQL
8 69 (24.82%) AWS
9 68 (24.46%) DevOps
10 63 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 55 (19.78%) Oracle
12 54 (19.42%) Azure
13 53 (19.06%) High Availability
14 50 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
15 49 (17.63%) Finance
16 48 (17.27%) Kubernetes
17 45 (16.19%) Unix
18 43 (15.47%) Java
19 40 (14.39%) Active Directory
20 39 (14.03%) Change Management
20 39 (14.03%) Project Management
20 39 (14.03%) Bash Shell
20 39 (14.03%) Windows Server
21 38 (13.67%) OpenShift
21 38 (13.67%) Puppet
21 38 (13.67%) Solaris
22 37 (13.31%) Cisco
22 37 (13.31%) Capacity Management
23 36 (12.95%) Security Cleared

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 18 (6.47%) Apache
2 15 (5.40%) Confluence
3 11 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.96%) Tomcat
4 9 (3.24%) OpenStack
5 8 (2.88%) Apache Spark
5 8 (2.88%) IIS
6 7 (2.52%) JBoss
7 6 (2.16%) Red Hat Fuse
8 5 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 5 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 4 (1.44%) Apache Pig
9 4 (1.44%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (1.44%) MTS
9 4 (1.44%) nginx
9 4 (1.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.08%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.72%) CMS
11 2 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.36%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (2.88%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (7.91%) ION MarketView
2 6 (2.16%) Eikon
2 6 (2.16%) Refinitiv Enterprise Platform
3 2 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle iProcurement
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.36%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 69 (24.82%) AWS
2 54 (19.42%) Azure
3 38 (13.67%) OpenShift
4 24 (8.63%) IaaS
5 22 (7.91%) GCP
6 17 (6.12%) GitHub
7 16 (5.76%) PaaS
8 12 (4.32%) Microsoft 365
9 11 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
10 10 (3.60%) SaaS
11 8 (2.88%) Amazon EKS
11 8 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (2.16%) Amazon S3
12 6 (2.16%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (1.80%) Serverless
14 4 (1.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 4 (1.44%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (1.44%) Azure Functions
14 4 (1.44%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 71 (25.54%) Firewall
2 33 (11.87%) Multicast
3 24 (8.63%) TCP/IP
4 20 (7.19%) DNS
5 19 (6.83%) SAN
6 15 (5.40%) Wireshark
7 11 (3.96%) HTTP
7 11 (3.96%) NAS
7 11 (3.96%) tcpdump
7 11 (3.96%) VPN
8 10 (3.60%) WAN
9 8 (2.88%) DHCP
9 8 (2.88%) Kerberos
9 8 (2.88%) LAN
9 8 (2.88%) Software-Defined Networking
10 7 (2.52%) Internet
10 7 (2.52%) SSL
11 5 (1.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (1.44%) Ethernet
13 3 (1.08%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.19%) Oracle Database
2 19 (6.83%) MySQL
3 18 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 15 (5.40%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (4.32%) Data Lake
6 11 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (3.24%) Big Data
8 9 (3.24%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (3.24%) SQL Server 2019
9 8 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (2.88%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (1.80%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.80%) Parquet
10 5 (1.80%) SAP HANA
10 5 (1.80%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 34 (12.23%) Jenkins
2 30 (10.79%) Git (software)
3 25 (8.99%) JIRA
4 13 (4.68%) GitLab
5 10 (3.60%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.24%) Maven
6 9 (3.24%) Subversion
7 7 (2.52%) Bitbucket
7 7 (2.52%) Gradle
8 5 (1.80%) Serena SBM
8 5 (1.80%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (1.08%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.72%) Emacs
10 2 (0.72%) GDB
10 2 (0.72%) Grunt
10 2 (0.72%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.72%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.36%) AppScan
11 1 (0.36%) RSpec
General
1 49 (17.63%) Finance
2 35 (12.59%) Social Skills
3 28 (10.07%) Banking
4 20 (7.19%) Front Office
5 19 (6.83%) Public Sector
6 11 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.24%) Presentation Skills
8 7 (2.52%) Prime Brokerage
9 5 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.44%) Back Office
11 3 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (1.08%) Financial Institution
11 3 (1.08%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (1.08%) Retail
12 2 (0.72%) Automotive
12 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.72%) Law
13 1 (0.36%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.36%) International Banking
13 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 59 (21.22%) Architect
2 38 (13.67%) Administrator
3 29 (10.43%) Linux Engineer
4 27 (9.71%) Linux Administrator
4 27 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
5 23 (8.27%) Applications Support
6 22 (7.91%) Infrastructure Support
7 21 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 19 (6.83%) Electronic Trading Support
8 19 (6.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (6.83%) Linux Scripter
9 17 (6.12%) Firewall Support
9 17 (6.12%) Linux Support
10 15 (5.40%) DevOps Engineer
11 14 (5.04%) DBA
12 12 (4.32%) Cloud Architect
12 12 (4.32%) Cloud Engineer
12 12 (4.32%) Technical Architect
13 11 (3.96%) AWS Architect
13 11 (3.96%) Service Operations Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.63%) Rendezvous
2 18 (6.47%) LDAP
3 16 (5.76%) YAML
4 14 (5.04%) JSON
5 12 (4.32%) Middleware
6 10 (3.60%) Spring
7 9 (3.24%) XML
8 8 (2.88%) REST
8 8 (2.88%) Spring Boot
9 7 (2.52%) .NET
9 7 (2.52%) LAMP
9 7 (2.52%) OAuth
10 6 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (2.16%) Kafka
10 6 (2.16%) Node.js
10 6 (2.16%) Web Services
11 5 (1.80%) AngularJS
11 5 (1.80%) Java EE
11 5 (1.80%) Software Packaging
11 5 (1.80%) Spring Cloud
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.15%) Clustering
2 26 (9.35%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.47%) Public Cloud
4 14 (5.04%) Cloud Native
4 14 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 12 (4.32%) Replication
6 11 (3.96%) Equities
7 8 (2.88%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.80%) EMC VNX
10 5 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (1.44%) Eurex
11 4 (1.44%) Legacy Applications
11 4 (1.44%) Mainframe
11 4 (1.44%) PKI
11 4 (1.44%) SWIFT
12 3 (1.08%) Derivative
12 3 (1.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 227 (81.65%) Linux
2 180 (64.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 95 (34.17%) Windows
4 45 (16.19%) Unix
5 39 (14.03%) Windows Server
6 38 (13.67%) Solaris
7 29 (10.43%) CentOS
8 18 (6.47%) Ubuntu
9 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (4.32%) Windows Server 2019
10 10 (3.60%) AIX
11 9 (3.24%) SUSE
11 9 (3.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (2.88%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.16%) Debian
13 6 (2.16%) HPUX
13 6 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (1.44%) VMS
15 4 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.46%) DevOps
2 53 (19.06%) High Availability
3 50 (17.99%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.03%) Change Management
4 39 (14.03%) Project Management
5 37 (13.31%) Capacity Management
6 34 (12.23%) Cybersecurity
7 33 (11.87%) Electronic Trading
7 33 (11.87%) Low Latency
8 32 (11.51%) Configuration Management
9 25 (8.99%) Migration
10 24 (8.63%) Algorithmic Trading
10 24 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (7.91%) Open Source
12 21 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 20 (7.19%) Infrastructure as Code
13 20 (7.19%) Microservices
14 18 (6.47%) ITIL
15 17 (6.12%) Information Security
16 16 (5.76%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 100 (35.97%) Python
2 71 (25.54%) SQL
3 43 (15.47%) Java
4 39 (14.03%) Bash Shell
5 33 (11.87%) Perl
6 30 (10.79%) PowerShell
7 21 (7.55%) Shell Script
8 16 (5.76%) Ruby
9 13 (4.68%) PL/SQL
10 12 (4.32%) PHP
11 11 (3.96%) C#
12 10 (3.60%) T-SQL
13 9 (3.24%) JavaScript
14 8 (2.88%) C
15 5 (1.80%) Go
15 5 (1.80%) Groovy
16 3 (1.08%) Korn
17 2 (0.72%) AWK
18 1 (0.36%) C++
18 1 (0.36%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 36 (12.95%) Security Cleared
2 29 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.19%) Degree
4 11 (3.96%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.24%) CISSP
5 9 (3.24%) CREST Certified
5 9 (3.24%) SANS
6 5 (1.80%) TOGAF Certification
7 4 (1.44%) CCNA
7 4 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (1.44%) MCP
7 4 (1.44%) RHCE
7 4 (1.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.08%) CCDA
8 3 (1.08%) CCNP
8 3 (1.08%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.08%) JNCIA
8 3 (1.08%) JNCIP
8 3 (1.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.88%) QA
2 6 (2.16%) GDPR
2 6 (2.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.44%) NCSC
3 4 (1.44%) NIST
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.08%) OASIS TOSCA
5 1 (0.36%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.36%) FISMA
5 1 (0.36%) SEPA
5 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (14.39%) Active Directory
3 34 (12.23%) Docker
4 28 (10.07%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (5.76%) vSphere
6 11 (3.96%) NFS
7 8 (2.88%) iptables
7 8 (2.88%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (2.52%) Veritas File System
9 4 (1.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (1.08%) KVM
10 3 (1.08%) LXC
11 2 (0.72%) Firmware
11 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 2 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.72%) VMware NSX
12 1 (0.36%) RACF
12 1 (0.36%) Varnish
12 1 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 81 (29.14%) Ansible
2 48 (17.27%) Kubernetes
3 38 (13.67%) Puppet
4 36 (12.95%) Terraform
5 23 (8.27%) Opscode Chef
6 17 (6.12%) Red Hat Satellite
7 15 (5.40%) Salt
8 12 (4.32%) Control-M
9 10 (3.60%) Tivoli
10 9 (3.24%) vRealize
11 8 (2.88%) Data Guard
11 8 (2.88%) ITRS Geneos
11 8 (2.88%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (2.52%) EMC NetWorker
12 7 (2.52%) Grafana
12 7 (2.52%) QRadar
12 7 (2.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (2.16%) Packer
Vendors
1 91 (32.73%) VMware
2 55 (19.78%) Oracle
3 37 (13.31%) Cisco
4 36 (12.95%) Microsoft
5 30 (10.79%) IBM
6 25 (8.99%) SaltStack
7 24 (8.63%) ION Trading
7 24 (8.63%) TIBCO
8 22 (7.91%) Citrix
8 22 (7.91%) EMC
9 19 (6.83%) HP
10 16 (5.76%) SAP
11 15 (5.40%) Splunk
11 15 (5.40%) Veritas
12 14 (5.04%) Juniper
13 12 (4.32%) BMC
13 12 (4.32%) Dell
13 12 (4.32%) NetApp
13 12 (4.32%) Qualys
13 12 (4.32%) Remedy