Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 232 240 227
Rank change year-on-year +8 -13 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 132 421 576
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.98% 1.10% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category 2.38% 2.74% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 248 400
Median daily rate £450 £536 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.08% +2.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £345 £370 £384
90th Percentile £580 £750 £666
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 0
Median hourly rate £95.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +13.10% -6.67%

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 5,551 15,376 18,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 41.07% 40.17% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,562 10,363 12,313
Median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £281 £269
90th Percentile £719 £675 £664
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 274 296
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +7.69% -2.50%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.44 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.33 £54.98 £47.56
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +75.00% +14.29% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +93 20 £475 -5.00% 11
West London +49 4 - - 5
South London +33 4 £533 +1.43% 5
North London +22 3 - -
East London +26 1 - -
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 108 (81.82%) Linux
2 81 (61.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 47 (35.61%) Python
4 44 (33.33%) Windows
5 42 (31.82%) VMware
5 42 (31.82%) Ansible
6 41 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 41 (31.06%) Oracle
7 39 (29.55%) Finance
7 39 (29.55%) Kubernetes
8 38 (28.79%) DevOps
9 36 (27.27%) Puppet
10 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
11 33 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (22.73%) CentOS
13 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (22.73%) Unix
14 29 (21.97%) Azure
15 28 (21.21%) AWS
15 28 (21.21%) Java
16 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
16 27 (20.45%) Docker
17 26 (19.70%) Perl
17 26 (19.70%) SQL
18 25 (18.94%) JBoss
19 23 (17.42%) Ubuntu
19 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
20 22 (16.67%) JIRA
20 22 (16.67%) Cisco

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 25 (18.94%) JBoss
2 19 (14.39%) Red Hat Fuse
3 18 (13.64%) Confluence
4 17 (12.88%) Tomcat
5 15 (11.36%) OpenStack
6 10 (7.58%) WebSphere
7 9 (6.82%) WebLogic
8 8 (6.06%) Apache
8 8 (6.06%) MQSeries
9 6 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (3.79%) Apache ServiceMix
10 5 (3.79%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (3.79%) Jetty
10 5 (3.79%) Oracle Self-Service HR
11 4 (3.03%) Apache Pig
11 4 (3.03%) Apache Spark
11 4 (3.03%) Skype for Business
12 3 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (1.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 4 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.97%) Azure
2 28 (21.21%) AWS
3 17 (12.88%) OpenShift
4 11 (8.33%) GCP
5 9 (6.82%) Amazon S3
6 8 (6.06%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (6.06%) PaaS
7 7 (5.30%) IaaS
8 6 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (4.55%) Office 365
9 5 (3.79%) Apigee
9 5 (3.79%) Boomi
9 5 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (3.79%) GitHub
10 4 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (3.03%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (3.03%) Azure Functions
10 4 (3.03%) Route 53
10 4 (3.03%) SaaS
10 4 (3.03%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (16.67%) HTTP
2 19 (14.39%) DNS
3 14 (10.61%) DHCP
4 11 (8.33%) SSH
5 10 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 8 (6.06%) Firewall
6 8 (6.06%) WAN
7 7 (5.30%) LAN
7 7 (5.30%) VPN
8 6 (4.55%) Anycast
8 6 (4.55%) BGP
8 6 (4.55%) SMTP
8 6 (4.55%) VRRP
9 5 (3.79%) Kerberos
9 5 (3.79%) MPLS
9 5 (3.79%) VLAN
10 4 (3.03%) DECnet
10 4 (3.03%) FDDI
10 4 (3.03%) NetScreen
10 4 (3.03%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) MongoDB
3 12 (9.09%) MySQL
4 9 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 7 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.79%) Hadoop
7 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.03%) Cosmos DB
8 4 (3.03%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Jenkins
2 33 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 22 (16.67%) JIRA
4 11 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 9 (6.82%) Maven
5 9 (6.82%) Subversion
6 8 (6.06%) Cucumber
6 8 (6.06%) JUnit
7 6 (4.55%) Ant
7 6 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.55%) Hudson
8 5 (3.79%) ClearCase
8 5 (3.79%) Eclipse
8 5 (3.79%) FishEye
8 5 (3.79%) Gradle
8 5 (3.79%) IntelliJ
8 5 (3.79%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.79%) Poseidon for UML
8 5 (3.79%) Selenium
8 5 (3.79%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (29.55%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Banking
3 8 (6.06%) Public Sector
4 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Back Office
6 2 (1.52%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.76%) Front Office
7 1 (0.76%) Games
7 1 (0.76%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (17.42%) Architect
2 20 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (11.36%) Developer
4 13 (9.85%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (6.82%) Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) DBA
7 7 (5.30%) Java Developer
7 7 (5.30%) Oracle DBA
8 6 (4.55%) Cloud Architect
8 6 (4.55%) Consultant
8 6 (4.55%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Sybase DBA
8 6 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (3.79%) Unix Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (15.15%) JSON
1 20 (15.15%) XML
2 15 (11.36%) Apache Camel
2 15 (11.36%) Middleware
2 15 (11.36%) Spring
3 12 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 10 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (7.58%) REST
5 9 (6.82%) LDAP
5 9 (6.82%) RESTful
5 9 (6.82%) Web Services
6 8 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 8 (6.06%) Kafka
6 8 (6.06%) MSMQ
6 8 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
7 7 (5.30%) HTML
7 7 (5.30%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 6 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.30%) Derivative
1 7 (5.30%) Private Cloud
2 6 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.79%) Cloud Native
3 5 (3.79%) Clustering
3 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.79%) User Experience
4 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.27%) Replication
5 3 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.76%) LPAR
7 1 (0.76%) NHS
7 1 (0.76%) PKI
7 1 (0.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 108 (81.82%) Linux
2 81 (61.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (33.33%) Windows
4 30 (22.73%) CentOS
4 30 (22.73%) Unix
5 23 (17.42%) Ubuntu
6 16 (12.12%) Debian
6 16 (12.12%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.58%) Solaris
7 10 (7.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (5.30%) Fedora
9 5 (3.79%) Android
9 5 (3.79%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.79%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (3.03%) CoreOS
10 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
10 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (28.79%) DevOps
2 31 (23.48%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.88%) Microservices
5 15 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 12 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 12 (9.09%) High Availability
7 11 (8.33%) Open Source
8 10 (7.58%) Infrastructure Automation
8 10 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (6.82%) Continuous Deployment
9 9 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure as Code
10 8 (6.06%) Kanban
10 8 (6.06%) Scrum
10 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.06%) Test Automation
10 8 (6.06%) UML
10 8 (6.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.61%) Python
2 28 (21.21%) Java
3 26 (19.70%) Perl
3 26 (19.70%) SQL
4 18 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 17 (12.88%) Bash Shell
6 12 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.82%) PL/SQL
9 8 (6.06%) C++
9 8 (6.06%) Ruby
9 8 (6.06%) Shell Script
10 7 (5.30%) Groovy
11 6 (4.55%) Korn
11 6 (4.55%) Scala
12 5 (3.79%) Clojure
12 5 (3.79%) ClojureScript
12 5 (3.79%) Go
12 5 (3.79%) VBA
13 4 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (17.42%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.03%) Degree
3 4 (3.03%) RHCE
4 3 (2.27%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.52%) AWS Certification
5 2 (1.52%) CCIE
5 2 (1.52%) CCNP
5 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.52%) VCAP
5 2 (1.52%) VCDX
5 2 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.76%) CISSP
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.76%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 1 (0.76%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 41 (31.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (20.45%) Docker
3 15 (11.36%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (9.85%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.03%) VMware NSX
6 3 (2.27%) Gluster
7 2 (1.52%) KVM
8 1 (0.76%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.76%) LXC
8 1 (0.76%) NFS
8 1 (0.76%) oVirt
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (31.82%) Ansible
2 39 (29.55%) Kubernetes
3 36 (27.27%) Puppet
4 20 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (15.15%) Terraform
5 15 (11.36%) Salt
6 10 (7.58%) Red Hat Satellite
7 6 (4.55%) Nagios
8 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (2.27%) Forum Sentry
9 3 (2.27%) Grafana
9 3 (2.27%) IBM BigFix
9 3 (2.27%) Prometheus
10 2 (1.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 1 (0.76%) Control-M
11 1 (0.76%) ITRS Geneos
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.76%) Packer
11 1 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 42 (31.82%) VMware
2 41 (31.06%) Oracle
3 27 (20.45%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.67%) Cisco
5 17 (12.88%) MuleSoft
6 14 (10.61%) Dell
6 14 (10.61%) NetApp
6 14 (10.61%) Sybase
7 13 (9.85%) Axway
7 13 (9.85%) HP
8 9 (6.82%) Cloudera
9 8 (6.06%) F5
10 7 (5.30%) Atlassian
10 7 (5.30%) SAP
10 7 (5.30%) Splunk
11 6 (4.55%) Google
11 6 (4.55%) Infoblox
11 6 (4.55%) Juniper
11 6 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (4.55%) SaltStack