Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 231 174
Rank change year-on-year +18 -57 +15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 619 587 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.24% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 3.06% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 405 483
London median daily rate £536 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.25% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £400 £363 £325
90th Percentile £775 £631 £614
England median daily rate £493 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.44% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
London median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -36.00% +72.41%
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.32% +15.71% +32.08%

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 18,867 19,195 19,116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.06% 40.42% 43.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,810 13,075 12,683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £278 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 300 293
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.14 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -13 103 £525 +6.06% 35
South London -35 31 £500 +19.76% 3
East London -35 18 £680 +32.04% 8
West London -29 11 £493 -4.37% 13
North London +2 8 £488 -2.50% 5
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 528 (85.30%) Linux
2 359 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 282 (45.56%) DevOps
4 207 (33.44%) Amazon AWS
5 201 (32.47%) Ansible
6 195 (31.50%) Jenkins
7 191 (30.86%) Python
8 190 (30.69%) Finance
9 176 (28.43%) Puppet
10 163 (26.33%) Opscode Chef
11 152 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
12 140 (22.62%) Docker
13 131 (21.16%) Unix
14 120 (19.39%) Windows
15 117 (18.90%) Bash Shell
16 114 (18.42%) Oracle
17 113 (18.26%) Git (software)
18 111 (17.93%) CentOS
18 111 (17.93%) Java
19 103 (16.64%) Security Cleared
20 100 (16.16%) OpenShift
21 98 (15.83%) Kubernetes
22 92 (14.86%) Terraform
23 91 (14.70%) Splunk
23 91 (14.70%) VMware
24 88 (14.22%) Apache
25 87 (14.05%) Sonatype Nexus
26 82 (13.25%) Ruby
26 82 (13.25%) SC Cleared
27 81 (13.09%) Banking

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 88 (14.22%) Apache
2 68 (10.99%) JBoss
3 58 (9.37%) WebLogic
4 42 (6.79%) Tomcat
5 40 (6.46%) OpenStack
6 26 (4.20%) Oracle Service Bus
7 22 (3.55%) IIS
8 21 (3.39%) nginx
9 20 (3.23%) WebSphere
10 17 (2.75%) CMS
11 15 (2.42%) Confluence
12 14 (2.26%) Jetty
13 13 (2.10%) Apache Spark
13 13 (2.10%) Mongrel
14 5 (0.81%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
15 4 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.48%) MQSeries
16 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
16 3 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (4.04%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.81%) Endur
1 5 (0.81%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.16%) Global One
4 1 (0.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 207 (33.44%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (16.16%) OpenShift
3 79 (12.76%) Microsoft Azure
4 55 (8.89%) PaaS
5 50 (8.08%) IaaS
6 48 (7.75%) GitHub
7 43 (6.95%) Datadog
8 40 (6.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (3.07%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
13 14 (2.26%) IBM Cloud
14 13 (2.10%) SoftLayer
15 11 (1.78%) Sumo Logic
16 9 (1.45%) G Suite
17 6 (0.97%) SaaS
18 5 (0.81%) Serverless
19 4 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 4 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 52 (8.40%) Firewall
2 40 (6.46%) HTTP
3 35 (5.65%) VPN
4 33 (5.33%) DNS
5 29 (4.68%) Network Security
6 26 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (3.88%) SAN
7 24 (3.88%) TCP/IP
8 23 (3.72%) Kerberos
9 18 (2.91%) Internet
9 18 (2.91%) SSL
10 15 (2.42%) BIG-IP
10 15 (2.42%) NAS
11 10 (1.62%) Intranet
12 9 (1.45%) WAN
13 8 (1.29%) Ethernet
14 7 (1.13%) LAN
14 7 (1.13%) Multicast
14 7 (1.13%) NetScaler
15 5 (0.81%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.49%) MySQL
3 31 (5.01%) Oracle Database
4 29 (4.68%) MongoDB
5 27 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 20 (3.23%) Big Data
7 17 (2.75%) Amazon Aurora
7 17 (2.75%) Hadoop
8 16 (2.58%) Amazon Redshift
9 13 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (2.10%) MariaDB
10 8 (1.29%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 5 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.65%) DB2
15 3 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
15 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 195 (31.50%) Jenkins
2 113 (18.26%) Git (software)
3 87 (14.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 57 (9.21%) Maven
5 38 (6.14%) Vagrant
6 34 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 34 (5.49%) TeamCity
7 28 (4.52%) Subversion
8 25 (4.04%) Artifactory
9 19 (3.07%) JIRA
10 18 (2.91%) Bitbucket
11 16 (2.58%) GitLab
12 14 (2.26%) Ant
12 14 (2.26%) Gradle
13 13 (2.10%) CruiseControl
13 13 (2.10%) MSBuild
14 11 (1.78%) Cucumber
14 11 (1.78%) Selenium
14 11 (1.78%) Travis CI
15 9 (1.45%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 190 (30.69%) Finance
2 81 (13.09%) Banking
3 18 (2.91%) Investment Banking
3 18 (2.91%) Publishing
4 16 (2.58%) Financial Institution
5 14 (2.26%) Retail Banking
6 12 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.78%) Manufacturing
8 9 (1.45%) Marketing
9 8 (1.29%) Electronics
9 8 (1.29%) Law
10 7 (1.13%) Front Office
11 6 (0.97%) Advertising
12 5 (0.81%) Legal
12 5 (0.81%) Retail
13 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.16%) Back Office
13 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.16%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 176 (28.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 94 (15.19%) Linux Engineer
3 50 (8.08%) AWS Engineer
4 49 (7.92%) Architect
4 49 (7.92%) Consultant
5 46 (7.43%) AWS DevOps
6 44 (7.11%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 40 (6.46%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 38 (6.14%) Administrator
9 34 (5.49%) Cloud Engineer
10 32 (5.17%) Developer
10 32 (5.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 28 (4.52%) Analyst
12 24 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
13 23 (3.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 21 (3.39%) Cloud Architect
14 21 (3.39%) Cloud Consultant
14 21 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
15 20 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
15 20 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.27%) Middleware
2 34 (5.49%) Kafka
3 33 (5.33%) Web Services
4 31 (5.01%) LDAP
5 28 (4.52%) .NET
6 20 (3.23%) Java EE
6 20 (3.23%) LAMP
7 17 (2.75%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (2.26%) Apache Camel
9 13 (2.10%) JRuby
9 13 (2.10%) Servlets
9 13 (2.10%) Spring
10 12 (1.94%) CGI
10 12 (1.94%) Embperl
10 12 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (1.78%) Elastic Stack
11 11 (1.78%) JMS
11 11 (1.78%) JSON
11 11 (1.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (9.85%) Data Centre
2 26 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (4.04%) Public Cloud
4 23 (3.72%) Device Driver
4 23 (3.72%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (2.58%) Clustering
7 14 (2.26%) Graphic Design
8 12 (1.94%) Private Cloud
9 9 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.29%) PKI
10 8 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Cloud
11 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
12 6 (0.97%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 6 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.81%) Data Structures
13 5 (0.81%) Grid Computing
13 5 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 528 (85.30%) Linux
2 359 (58.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 131 (21.16%) Unix
4 120 (19.39%) Windows
5 111 (17.93%) CentOS
6 59 (9.53%) Ubuntu
7 45 (7.27%) Solaris
8 44 (7.11%) Windows Server
9 27 (4.36%) Debian
10 24 (3.88%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 23 (3.72%) SUSE
12 13 (2.10%) Fedora
13 12 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.97%) Windows 7
17 3 (0.48%) Apple iOS
17 3 (0.48%) HPUX
17 3 (0.48%) Mesosphere
17 3 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (45.56%) DevOps
2 152 (24.56%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (11.95%) Continuous Integration
4 73 (11.79%) Migration
5 67 (10.82%) ITIL
6 58 (9.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 50 (8.08%) Open Source
8 49 (7.92%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (7.59%) Configuration Management
10 41 (6.62%) High Availability
11 37 (5.98%) Release Management
12 33 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 26 (4.20%) OO
13 26 (4.20%) Security Operations
14 25 (4.04%) Computer Science
14 25 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
14 25 (4.04%) Test Automation
15 24 (3.88%) Scrum
16 23 (3.72%) Change Management
16 23 (3.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 191 (30.86%) Python
2 117 (18.90%) Bash Shell
3 111 (17.93%) Java
4 82 (13.25%) Ruby
5 70 (11.31%) Perl
6 65 (10.50%) SQL
7 58 (9.37%) Shell Script
8 39 (6.30%) Go
9 25 (4.04%) PowerShell
10 22 (3.55%) JavaScript
11 21 (3.39%) C
11 21 (3.39%) PHP
12 17 (2.75%) C#
13 11 (1.78%) Java 8
14 7 (1.13%) Korn
15 6 (0.97%) C++
16 5 (0.81%) R
17 4 (0.65%) MATLAB
18 3 (0.48%) Bourne shell
19 2 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 103 (16.64%) Security Cleared
2 82 (13.25%) SC Cleared
3 58 (9.37%) RHCE
4 34 (5.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 27 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
6 24 (3.88%) CCNP
7 23 (3.72%) Degree
8 21 (3.39%) AWS Certification
9 15 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
10 10 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (1.13%) MCSE
12 6 (0.97%) MCITP
12 6 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.81%) RHCSA
14 4 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 4 (0.65%) RHCVA
15 3 (0.48%) CCNA
15 3 (0.48%) Master's Degree
16 2 (0.32%) VCAP
16 2 (0.32%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.10%) QA
2 7 (1.13%) FedRAMP
3 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) PMO
5 1 (0.16%) HL7
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 140 (22.62%) Docker
2 61 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.95%) Active Directory
4 19 (3.07%) Hyper-V
5 15 (2.42%) KVM
6 14 (2.26%) LXC
6 14 (2.26%) VirtualBox
7 12 (1.94%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (1.78%) vSphere
9 10 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.13%) GPFS
11 7 (1.13%) vCloud
12 5 (0.81%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 5 (0.81%) Squid
13 4 (0.65%) Ceph
13 4 (0.65%) Firmware
13 4 (0.65%) Samba
13 4 (0.65%) Sendmail
13 4 (0.65%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 201 (32.47%) Ansible
2 176 (28.43%) Puppet
3 163 (26.33%) Opscode Chef
4 98 (15.83%) Kubernetes
5 92 (14.86%) Terraform
6 44 (7.11%) Nagios
7 28 (4.52%) Packer
8 26 (4.20%) Grafana
9 24 (3.88%) Icinga
9 24 (3.88%) Prometheus
9 24 (3.88%) Salt
10 17 (2.75%) Kibana
10 17 (2.75%) logstash
11 15 (2.42%) CFEngine
12 14 (2.26%) SELinux
12 14 (2.26%) ZABBIX
13 12 (1.94%) Graylog
14 10 (1.62%) ITRS Geneos
15 8 (1.29%) Suricata
16 7 (1.13%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 114 (18.42%) Oracle
2 91 (14.70%) Splunk
2 91 (14.70%) VMware
3 76 (12.28%) Microsoft
4 47 (7.59%) Cisco
5 46 (7.43%) Qualys
6 42 (6.79%) Google
7 39 (6.30%) IBM
8 34 (5.49%) AppDynamics
9 17 (2.75%) Atlassian
10 16 (2.58%) F5
10 16 (2.58%) HP
11 12 (1.94%) New Relic
11 12 (1.94%) SAP
11 12 (1.94%) ServiceNow
12 11 (1.78%) Juniper
12 11 (1.78%) Symantec
13 10 (1.62%) Black Duck
13 10 (1.62%) BMC
13 10 (1.62%) Veritas