Period
to 24 May 2020

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 2020 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 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 251 199 220
Rank change year-on-year -52 +21 -41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 180 560 590
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.91% 1.38% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 3.42% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 400 432
Median daily rate £500 £538 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +4.37% +8.42%
10th Percentile £363 £413 £379
90th Percentile £713 £751 £638
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% - -30.00%
England median hourly rate £50.25 £36.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +38.62% +3.57% -28.21%

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 7,814 16,371 18,070
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.31% 40.38% 39.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,076 10,960 12,226
Median daily rate £500 £500 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.28%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £263
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £465 £450
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 256 342
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.31% -4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.46 £12.76 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.77 £50.52 £54.88
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

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 24 May 2020.

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 24 May 2020. 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 +58 20 £475 - 9
South London +38 12 £594 +15.85% 1
East London +14 8 £375 -41.18%
West London +28 4 £424 -5.83%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2020, 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.

1 138 (76.67%) Linux
2 110 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 59 (32.78%) SQL
4 58 (32.22%) Java
4 58 (32.22%) Python
5 57 (31.67%) Ansible
6 56 (31.11%) Oracle
7 55 (30.56%) Unix
8 53 (29.44%) DevOps
9 52 (28.89%) AWS
10 50 (27.78%) Windows
11 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
12 40 (22.22%) Finance
12 40 (22.22%) Perl
13 38 (21.11%) JIRA
14 37 (20.56%) Confluence
14 37 (20.56%) VMware
15 36 (20.00%) Sybase
16 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
16 35 (19.44%) Security Cleared
17 33 (18.33%) Azure
18 32 (17.78%) Docker
18 32 (17.78%) REST
19 30 (16.67%) XML
20 29 (16.11%) T-SQL
20 29 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (15.56%) JSON
21 28 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
21 28 (15.56%) Red Hat Fuse
22 27 (15.00%) PL/SQL

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 37 (20.56%) Confluence
2 28 (15.56%) Red Hat Fuse
3 27 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 23 (12.78%) JBoss
5 20 (11.11%) MQSeries
6 11 (6.11%) OpenStack
7 10 (5.56%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.67%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.67%) IIS
9 2 (1.11%) Apache
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Pig
9 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.11%) nginx
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.56%) CMS
10 1 (0.56%) Drupal
10 1 (0.56%) Podio
10 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.56%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 52 (28.89%) AWS
2 33 (18.33%) Azure
3 23 (12.78%) OpenShift
4 13 (7.22%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (7.22%) Amazon S3
5 10 (5.56%) GitHub
6 9 (5.00%) GCP
6 9 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (2.78%) Amazon ELB
7 5 (2.78%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (2.78%) Route 53
8 4 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (2.22%) Serverless
9 3 (1.67%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 3 (1.67%) IaaS
10 2 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
10 2 (1.11%) Azure Functions
10 2 (1.11%) Boomi
10 2 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.44%) Firewall
2 16 (8.89%) DNS
3 11 (6.11%) Multicast
4 8 (4.44%) SAN
5 4 (2.22%) HTTP
5 4 (2.22%) Junos
5 4 (2.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.22%) VXLAN
6 3 (1.67%) DHCP
7 2 (1.11%) Broadband
7 2 (1.11%) LAN
7 2 (1.11%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (1.11%) WAN
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.56%) IMAP
8 1 (0.56%) NAS
8 1 (0.56%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (15.56%) PostgreSQL
3 18 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 10 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 10 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.44%) MySQL
5 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
7 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.22%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 38 (21.11%) JIRA
2 25 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 21 (11.67%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (4.44%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.22%) Hudson
7 3 (1.67%) Maven
7 3 (1.67%) ProC
7 3 (1.67%) PVCS
7 3 (1.67%) Subversion
8 2 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.56%) Bitbucket Server
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) RSpec
9 1 (0.56%) Serena SBM
9 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (22.22%) Finance
2 24 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (3.89%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.78%) Law
5 3 (1.67%) Front Office
5 3 (1.67%) Games
6 2 (1.11%) Back Office
6 2 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 28 (15.56%) Architect
3 25 (13.89%) Linux Engineer
4 20 (11.11%) Administrator
5 19 (10.56%) Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
7 14 (7.78%) Applications Architect
7 14 (7.78%) DBA
7 14 (7.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (7.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 13 (7.22%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.67%) Consultant
9 12 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
9 12 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 11 (6.11%) Technical Architect
11 10 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
12 9 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
12 9 (5.00%) Sybase DBA
13 8 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.78%) REST
2 30 (16.67%) XML
3 28 (15.56%) JSON
4 22 (12.22%) Apache Camel
5 21 (11.67%) ActiveMQ
5 21 (11.67%) Hibernate
5 21 (11.67%) RabbitMQ
6 20 (11.11%) MSMQ
7 12 (6.67%) Middleware
8 7 (3.89%) .NET
8 7 (3.89%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 7 (3.89%) Spring
8 7 (3.89%) Spring Boot
8 7 (3.89%) Web Services
9 6 (3.33%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (3.33%) Rendezvous
9 6 (3.33%) RESTful
10 4 (2.22%) JDBC
10 4 (2.22%) LDAP
10 4 (2.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.22%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 10 (5.56%) Replication
3 8 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 7 (3.89%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 5 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 4 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.67%) Clustering
8 3 (1.67%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.67%) User Experience
9 2 (1.11%) Derivative
9 2 (1.11%) EMC VMAX
9 2 (1.11%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.11%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.11%) NHS
10 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 138 (76.67%) Linux
2 110 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 55 (30.56%) Unix
4 50 (27.78%) Windows
5 23 (12.78%) Windows Server
6 20 (11.11%) Ubuntu
7 17 (9.44%) CentOS
8 14 (7.78%) Solaris
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Linux
9 6 (3.33%) SUSE
10 5 (2.78%) Debian
10 5 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (2.22%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.56%) Fedora
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.44%) DevOps
2 47 (26.11%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.78%) ITIL
4 19 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 19 (10.56%) Waterfall
5 18 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (10.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 17 (9.44%) Project Management
7 16 (8.89%) High Availability
7 16 (8.89%) Migration
8 15 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (8.33%) Microservices
9 13 (7.22%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.22%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
11 11 (6.11%) Open Source
11 11 (6.11%) SOA
12 10 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 59 (32.78%) SQL
2 58 (32.22%) Java
2 58 (32.22%) Python
3 40 (22.22%) Perl
4 29 (16.11%) T-SQL
5 27 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 27 (15.00%) PowerShell
6 22 (12.22%) Bash Shell
7 19 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 9 (5.00%) Go
9 8 (4.44%) Korn
10 7 (3.89%) C
10 7 (3.89%) C++
11 6 (3.33%) JavaScript
12 5 (2.78%) Ruby
13 4 (2.22%) AWK
14 3 (1.67%) C#
14 3 (1.67%) PHP
15 2 (1.11%) XPath
15 2 (1.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 35 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.89%) Degree
3 7 (3.89%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.78%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.11%) CCNA
5 2 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.11%) RHCE
6 1 (0.56%) CCDA
6 1 (0.56%) CCNP
6 1 (0.56%) CISSP
6 1 (0.56%) LPIC
6 1 (0.56%) MCP
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.56%) OCA
6 1 (0.56%) OCP
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.56%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (2.78%) QA
3 4 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.67%) Government Security Classifications
4 3 (1.67%) NCSC
5 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (17.78%) Docker
2 29 (16.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.78%) Active Directory
4 8 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
5 7 (3.89%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.33%) Squid
7 4 (2.22%) KVM
7 4 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (2.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (2.22%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.67%) GlusterFS
9 2 (1.11%) NFS
10 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.56%) iptables
10 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.56%) Samba
10 1 (0.56%) VirtualBox
10 1 (0.56%) vSphere
10 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (31.67%) Ansible
2 26 (14.44%) Kubernetes
2 26 (14.44%) Puppet
3 24 (13.33%) Terraform
4 14 (7.78%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (5.00%) Data Guard
6 8 (4.44%) Grafana
6 8 (4.44%) Nagios
6 8 (4.44%) Prometheus
6 8 (4.44%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (3.33%) Cacti
7 6 (3.33%) Opsview
8 5 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (2.78%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.78%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.22%) Icinga
9 4 (2.22%) Jamf Pro
9 4 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 56 (31.11%) Oracle
2 37 (20.56%) VMware
3 36 (20.00%) Sybase
4 24 (13.33%) MuleSoft
5 20 (11.11%) Axway
6 17 (9.44%) Microsoft
7 11 (6.11%) Splunk
8 10 (5.56%) EMC
9 9 (5.00%) IBM
10 8 (4.44%) HP
11 7 (3.89%) Atlassian
11 7 (3.89%) Cisco
11 7 (3.89%) TIBCO
12 6 (3.33%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.33%) SaltStack
12 6 (3.33%) SAP
13 5 (2.78%) Dell
13 5 (2.78%) Juniper
13 5 (2.78%) Veritas
14 4 (2.22%) Sun