Period
to 24 May 2018

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 24 May 2018 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 174 156
Rank change year-on-year -42 -18 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 590 619 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.29% 1.57% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.26% 3.72% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 429 519
London median daily rate £523 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £379 £325 £313
90th Percentile £638 £589 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 7
London median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +72.41% +27.03%
10th Percentile £32.20 £50.00 £14.85
90th Percentile £47.25 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £48.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year -28.21% +68.10% -20.27%

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 18,108 16,639 17,862
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.71% 42.18% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,273 11,174 11,991
London median daily rate £488 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £286 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 333 222 271
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +1.58%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.01 £11.25
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.00 £46.88
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +2.86%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 24 May 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in London

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in London over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor 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 24 May 2018. 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 -33 108 £528 +5.50% 33
West London -14 44 £474 -8.01% 20
South London -31 34 £475 +1.06% 4
East London -7 22 £475 -11.21% 5
North London +4 1 - - 1
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, 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.

1 502 (85.08%) Linux
2 314 (53.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 260 (44.07%) DevOps
4 251 (42.54%) Python
5 205 (34.75%) Ansible
6 182 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
7 175 (29.66%) Jenkins
8 162 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
9 156 (26.44%) Unix
10 155 (26.27%) Finance
11 147 (24.92%) Docker
11 147 (24.92%) Bash Shell
11 147 (24.92%) Puppet
12 140 (23.73%) Java
13 134 (22.71%) CentOS
14 122 (20.68%) VMware
15 116 (19.66%) Perl
16 109 (18.47%) Windows
17 106 (17.97%) Ubuntu
18 97 (16.44%) Git (software)
19 96 (16.27%) Security Cleared
20 94 (15.93%) Configuration Management
21 87 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
22 86 (14.58%) Kubernetes
23 82 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
23 82 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
23 82 (13.90%) Ruby
24 80 (13.56%) Terraform
25 74 (12.54%) SC Cleared
26 72 (12.20%) Apache

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 72 (12.20%) Apache
2 52 (8.81%) JBoss
3 50 (8.47%) Tomcat
4 46 (7.80%) OpenStack
5 38 (6.44%) nginx
6 30 (5.08%) Confluence
7 19 (3.22%) IIS
7 19 (3.22%) WebLogic
8 18 (3.05%) WebSphere
9 17 (2.88%) Jetty
10 16 (2.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 15 (2.54%) Apache Spark
12 12 (2.03%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.03%) MS Exchange
12 12 (2.03%) SharePoint
13 9 (1.53%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (1.36%) Mule ESB
14 8 (1.36%) WildFly
15 6 (1.02%) Mongrel
16 5 (0.85%) Liferay
Applications
1 10 (1.69%) Stata
2 4 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.17%) HipChat
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.51%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.34%) Concordance
2 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.34%) Relativity
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.17%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.17%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 182 (30.85%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (10.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 60 (10.17%) OpenShift
4 47 (7.97%) GitHub
5 25 (4.24%) Serverless
6 24 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
7 23 (3.90%) Amazon EC2
8 21 (3.56%) IaaS
9 19 (3.22%) PaaS
10 17 (2.88%) AWS CloudFormation
11 14 (2.37%) Amazon S3
12 12 (2.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 11 (1.86%) Google Cloud Platform
14 9 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (1.19%) Heroku
16 6 (1.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 6 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
16 6 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
17 5 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
17 5 (0.85%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 66 (11.19%) Firewall
2 40 (6.78%) SAN
3 21 (3.56%) DNS
4 19 (3.22%) Network Security
5 18 (3.05%) Kerberos
6 17 (2.88%) TCP/IP
6 17 (2.88%) VPN
7 13 (2.20%) Reverse Proxy
8 11 (1.86%) DHCP
8 11 (1.86%) HTTP
8 11 (1.86%) Internet
9 10 (1.69%) tcpdump
9 10 (1.69%) WAN
10 7 (1.19%) OpenLDAP
10 7 (1.19%) SSL
10 7 (1.19%) Unified Communications
11 6 (1.02%) VLAN
11 6 (1.02%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.85%) LAN
12 5 (0.85%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.81%) MySQL
2 51 (8.64%) MongoDB
3 44 (7.46%) PostgreSQL
4 33 (5.59%) SQL Server
5 27 (4.58%) Oracle Database
6 23 (3.90%) Hadoop
7 20 (3.39%) Big Data
8 19 (3.22%) Amazon RDS
9 14 (2.37%) Amazon Redshift
9 14 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (2.37%) DB2
10 12 (2.03%) Amazon Aurora
10 12 (2.03%) NoSQL
11 10 (1.69%) Blockchain
11 10 (1.69%) Spotfire
12 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.19%) Relational Database
14 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 175 (29.66%) Jenkins
2 97 (16.44%) Git (software)
3 56 (9.49%) Maven
4 44 (7.46%) JIRA
5 32 (5.42%) Subversion
6 31 (5.25%) Vagrant
7 30 (5.08%) Bitbucket
8 27 (4.58%) Mercurial
9 24 (4.07%) Sonatype Nexus
9 24 (4.07%) TeamCity
10 19 (3.22%) Artifactory
11 17 (2.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (2.71%) JUnit
13 15 (2.54%) Gerrit
14 10 (1.69%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.69%) EasyMock
14 10 (1.69%) GitLab
14 10 (1.69%) RStudio
15 9 (1.53%) Ant
15 9 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (26.27%) Finance
2 62 (10.51%) Banking
3 14 (2.37%) Investment Banking
4 10 (1.69%) Legal
5 9 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.19%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.68%) Law
7 4 (0.68%) Retail
8 2 (0.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Front Office
8 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.17%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) German Language
9 1 (0.17%) Marketing
9 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 164 (27.80%) DevOps Engineer
2 111 (18.81%) Linux Engineer
3 61 (10.34%) Administrator
4 60 (10.17%) AWS Engineer
5 48 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 46 (7.80%) Developer
7 42 (7.12%) Architect
8 41 (6.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 40 (6.78%) Systems Administrator
10 35 (5.93%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 34 (5.76%) AWS DevOps
11 34 (5.76%) Linux Administrator
12 32 (5.42%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 27 (4.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 25 (4.24%) Applications Support
15 24 (4.07%) Consultant
16 19 (3.22%) Platform Engineer
17 18 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
17 18 (3.05%) Unix Engineer
18 16 (2.71%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (7.12%) LDAP
2 34 (5.76%) Web Services
3 30 (5.08%) Spring
4 24 (4.07%) Apache Camel
5 22 (3.73%) LAMP
5 22 (3.73%) Node.js
6 21 (3.56%) LEMP Stack
7 20 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
8 19 (3.22%) Middleware
9 17 (2.88%) Kafka
10 16 (2.71%) LAPP Stack
11 14 (2.37%) Drools
11 14 (2.37%) OpenID
11 14 (2.37%) Spring Security
12 12 (2.03%) .NET
12 12 (2.03%) Elastic Stack
13 11 (1.86%) J2EE
13 11 (1.86%) RabbitMQ
14 10 (1.69%) EJB
14 10 (1.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 46 (7.80%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.63%) Clustering
3 37 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (4.75%) Device Driver
5 23 (3.90%) Replication
6 17 (2.88%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (2.54%) Greenfield Project
9 12 (2.03%) User Experience
10 11 (1.86%) Wiki
11 9 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.36%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.02%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.02%) Public Cloud
14 4 (0.68%) Equities
14 4 (0.68%) VLE
15 3 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.51%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 502 (85.08%) Linux
2 314 (53.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 156 (26.44%) Unix
4 134 (22.71%) CentOS
5 109 (18.47%) Windows
6 106 (17.97%) Ubuntu
7 53 (8.98%) Solaris
8 50 (8.47%) Windows Server
9 19 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (2.88%) AIX
11 16 (2.71%) Debian
12 8 (1.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 7 (1.19%) Windows 8
14 6 (1.02%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.85%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.85%) Fedora
15 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
16 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.51%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (44.07%) DevOps
2 162 (27.46%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (15.93%) Configuration Management
4 82 (13.90%) Continuous Delivery
4 82 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (9.49%) Open Source
6 53 (8.98%) Migration
7 50 (8.47%) High Availability
8 49 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
9 48 (8.14%) Scrum
10 36 (6.10%) Immutable Infrastructure
11 31 (5.25%) ITIL
11 31 (5.25%) Test Automation
12 29 (4.92%) Task Automation
13 28 (4.75%) Disaster Recovery
14 25 (4.24%) Microservices
15 23 (3.90%) Deployment Automation
16 22 (3.73%) Change Management
17 21 (3.56%) SOA
18 20 (3.39%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 251 (42.54%) Python
2 147 (24.92%) Bash Shell
3 140 (23.73%) Java
4 116 (19.66%) Perl
5 82 (13.90%) Ruby
6 50 (8.47%) SQL
7 48 (8.14%) Go
8 34 (5.76%) Shell Script
9 32 (5.42%) PowerShell
10 29 (4.92%) C++
11 18 (3.05%) JavaScript
12 12 (2.03%) Scala
13 10 (1.69%) C
13 10 (1.69%) Groovy
14 8 (1.36%) PHP
15 6 (1.02%) C#
15 6 (1.02%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.85%) VB
17 4 (0.68%) Korn
17 4 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 96 (16.27%) Security Cleared
2 74 (12.54%) SC Cleared
3 28 (4.75%) DV Cleared
4 27 (4.58%) Degree
5 17 (2.88%) AWS Certification
6 16 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (1.53%) RHCE
8 6 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.68%) CCNA
11 3 (0.51%) CCNP
11 3 (0.51%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.51%) RHCA
11 3 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.34%) HND
12 2 (0.34%) MCSA
12 2 (0.34%) MCSE
12 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.34%) VCAP
12 2 (0.34%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.54%) QA
1 15 (2.54%) SLA
2 8 (1.36%) GCP
3 3 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) GDPR
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 147 (24.92%) Docker
2 60 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (8.81%) Active Directory
4 27 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (4.07%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (2.88%) Xen
7 16 (2.71%) NFS
8 13 (2.20%) vSphere
9 11 (1.86%) Hyper-V
9 11 (1.86%) KVM
10 10 (1.69%) Firmware
10 10 (1.69%) Squid
11 8 (1.36%) VirtualBox
12 7 (1.19%) vCloud
13 6 (1.02%) HDFS
13 6 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (0.85%) Postfix
14 5 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
14 5 (0.85%) XenServer
15 4 (0.68%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 205 (34.75%) Ansible
2 147 (24.92%) Puppet
3 87 (14.75%) Opscode Chef
4 86 (14.58%) Kubernetes
5 80 (13.56%) Terraform
6 49 (8.31%) Nagios
7 37 (6.27%) Prometheus
8 34 (5.76%) Grafana
9 28 (4.75%) Icinga
10 27 (4.58%) Packer
11 24 (4.07%) Salt
12 22 (3.73%) Galera Cluster
13 20 (3.39%) Single Sign-On
14 17 (2.88%) HAProxy
14 17 (2.88%) ZABBIX
15 16 (2.71%) Kibana
16 13 (2.20%) BladeLogic
16 13 (2.20%) Mesos
17 11 (1.86%) logstash
18 9 (1.53%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 122 (20.68%) VMware
2 71 (12.03%) Oracle
3 53 (8.98%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.25%) SaltStack
5 30 (5.08%) Cisco
6 29 (4.92%) Splunk
7 26 (4.41%) Google
8 19 (3.22%) EMC
9 18 (3.05%) Sun
10 15 (2.54%) ForgeRock
10 15 (2.54%) IBM
11 13 (2.20%) NetApp
12 12 (2.03%) F5
12 12 (2.03%) Remedy
13 11 (1.86%) Cloudera
13 11 (1.86%) HP
13 11 (1.86%) Symantec
14 10 (1.69%) Juniper
14 10 (1.69%) TIBCO
14 10 (1.69%) Veritas