Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 220 209
Rank change year-on-year -18 -11 -39
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 388 590 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.05% 1.28% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 3.22% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 391 398
London median daily rate £525 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £369 £388 £363
90th Percentile £767 £681 £625
England median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 10
London median hourly rate £47.50 - £41.25
10th Percentile £35.00 - £27.83
90th Percentile £50.00 - £53.00
England median hourly rate £47.50 £42.25 £44.00
% change year-on-year +12.43% -3.98% +67.62%

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 14,939 18,340 18,248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.29% 39.75% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,129 12,399 12,368
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £278 £269 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 301 252
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.49% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.87 £47.83
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +2.94%

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +1 58 £500 -9.09% 25
East London +42 29 £600 +26.32% 5
South London +38 21 £525 -4.55% 7
West London +23 17 £500 +0.76% 12
North London -5 1 - - 4
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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.

1 331 (85.31%) Linux
2 231 (59.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 208 (53.61%) DevOps
4 187 (48.20%) Python
5 145 (37.37%) AWS
6 141 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (31.70%) Bash Shell
8 117 (30.15%) Finance
9 115 (29.64%) Jenkins
9 115 (29.64%) Ansible
10 110 (28.35%) Git (software)
11 106 (27.32%) Opscode Chef
12 101 (26.03%) Security Cleared
13 90 (23.20%) Java
14 86 (22.16%) Ruby
14 86 (22.16%) JIRA
14 86 (22.16%) Docker
14 86 (22.16%) Terraform
15 74 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (19.07%) Perl
16 73 (18.81%) Windows
17 67 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
17 67 (17.27%) Puppet
18 65 (16.75%) Scrum
18 65 (16.75%) Kubernetes
19 64 (16.49%) Migration
20 63 (16.24%) CentOS
20 63 (16.24%) Kanban
21 62 (15.98%) Sonatype Nexus
22 61 (15.72%) ITIL

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 29 (7.47%) Confluence
2 28 (7.22%) JBoss
3 22 (5.67%) Apache
4 21 (5.41%) Apache Spark
5 16 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 14 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
7 13 (3.35%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.58%) IIS
8 10 (2.58%) OpenStack
8 10 (2.58%) WebSphere
9 9 (2.32%) MS Exchange
10 8 (2.06%) Jetty
11 6 (1.55%) Oracle Self-Service HR
12 5 (1.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 3 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (0.77%) nginx
13 3 (0.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 2 (0.52%) Jupyter
14 2 (0.52%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.55%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.26%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.26%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 145 (37.37%) AWS
2 58 (14.95%) Azure
3 52 (13.40%) OpenShift
4 45 (11.60%) Datadog
5 43 (11.08%) GCP
6 37 (9.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 36 (9.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 23 (5.93%) IaaS
9 17 (4.38%) PaaS
9 17 (4.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 14 (3.61%) GitHub
11 7 (1.80%) SaaS
12 4 (1.03%) Office 365
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.77%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.77%) Serverless
14 2 (0.52%) Apigee
14 2 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.82%) Firewall
2 29 (7.47%) DNS
2 29 (7.47%) VPN
3 22 (5.67%) Internet
4 21 (5.41%) SAN
5 19 (4.90%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.87%) WAN
7 14 (3.61%) DHCP
7 14 (3.61%) LAN
8 12 (3.09%) HTTP
9 11 (2.84%) FTP
10 10 (2.58%) Network Security
11 8 (2.06%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.06%) SSH
12 7 (1.80%) VSAN
13 5 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.29%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.03%) Kerberos
14 4 (1.03%) NAS
14 4 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.11%) Big Data
2 34 (8.76%) Hadoop
3 18 (4.64%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.38%) MySQL
4 17 (4.38%) RDBMS
5 16 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (3.87%) SQL Server
7 13 (3.35%) MongoDB
7 13 (3.35%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.80%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.29%) DB2
10 4 (1.03%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.77%) Apache Ignite
11 3 (0.77%) Flink
11 3 (0.77%) HBase
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 115 (29.64%) Jenkins
2 110 (28.35%) Git (software)
3 86 (22.16%) JIRA
4 62 (15.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (7.47%) Maven
6 18 (4.64%) Subversion
7 16 (4.12%) Ant
8 15 (3.87%) JUnit
9 14 (3.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (3.61%) SonarQube
10 12 (3.09%) Hudson
11 11 (2.84%) Vagrant
12 8 (2.06%) Bitbucket
12 8 (2.06%) Checkstyle
12 8 (2.06%) Eclipse
12 8 (2.06%) Gradle
12 8 (2.06%) Mockito
13 7 (1.80%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.80%) Mercurial
14 6 (1.55%) WebDriver
General
1 117 (30.15%) Finance
2 33 (8.51%) Banking
3 11 (2.84%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.06%) Retail
5 7 (1.80%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.55%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.55%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Law
8 3 (0.77%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.52%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Front Office
9 2 (0.52%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 124 (31.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 68 (17.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 50 (12.89%) Linux Engineer
4 35 (9.02%) Developer
5 34 (8.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 31 (7.99%) Administrator
7 25 (6.44%) AWS Engineer
7 25 (6.44%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 24 (6.19%) Analyst
9 22 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.90%) Architect
10 19 (4.90%) AWS DevOps
11 18 (4.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 18 (4.64%) Systems Administrator
12 17 (4.38%) Consultant
13 16 (4.12%) Applications Support
14 15 (3.87%) Linux Administrator
15 14 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 14 (3.61%) Senior Developer
16 13 (3.35%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.11%) JSON
2 36 (9.28%) Web Services
3 24 (6.19%) RESTful
3 24 (6.19%) Spring
4 23 (5.93%) REST
5 20 (5.15%) Apache Camel
5 20 (5.15%) JMS
6 19 (4.90%) Hibernate
7 16 (4.12%) Kafka
7 16 (4.12%) XML
8 15 (3.87%) Middleware
9 13 (3.35%) Drools
10 12 (3.09%) AngularJS
10 12 (3.09%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (2.84%) LDAP
12 10 (2.58%) SOAP
12 10 (2.58%) Spring Boot
13 9 (2.32%) HTML
13 9 (2.32%) HTML5
14 8 (2.06%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.31%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.35%) Clustering
4 12 (3.09%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (3.09%) User Experience
5 9 (2.32%) Public Cloud
6 8 (2.06%) Derivative
6 8 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.80%) Cloud Native
8 6 (1.55%) Fibre Optics
8 6 (1.55%) Hedge funds
9 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Cloud
9 5 (1.29%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.29%) PKI
9 5 (1.29%) Private Cloud
10 4 (1.03%) Blackberry
10 4 (1.03%) Equities
10 4 (1.03%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.03%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 331 (85.31%) Linux
2 231 (59.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 73 (18.81%) Windows
4 63 (16.24%) CentOS
5 55 (14.18%) Unix
6 29 (7.47%) Windows Server
7 21 (5.41%) Solaris
8 20 (5.15%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (4.90%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.09%) Mac OS X
12 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
12 11 (2.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (2.58%) Android
13 10 (2.58%) Debian
14 6 (1.55%) AIX
14 6 (1.55%) SUSE
15 4 (1.03%) Mac OS X Server
15 4 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
16 3 (0.77%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (53.61%) DevOps
2 141 (36.34%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (19.07%) Continuous Integration
4 67 (17.27%) Infrastructure as Code
5 65 (16.75%) Scrum
6 64 (16.49%) Migration
7 63 (16.24%) Kanban
8 61 (15.72%) ITIL
9 58 (14.95%) Configuration Management
9 58 (14.95%) Continuous Delivery
10 47 (12.11%) Microservices
11 42 (10.82%) High Availability
12 38 (9.79%) Problem-Solving
13 37 (9.54%) Test Automation
14 33 (8.51%) Runbook
15 32 (8.25%) Infrastructure Automation
16 29 (7.47%) Open Source
17 24 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
18 23 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 21 (5.41%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 187 (48.20%) Python
2 123 (31.70%) Bash Shell
3 90 (23.20%) Java
4 86 (22.16%) Ruby
5 74 (19.07%) Perl
6 59 (15.21%) Shell Script
7 54 (13.92%) SQL
8 37 (9.54%) PowerShell
9 27 (6.96%) Go
10 26 (6.70%) JavaScript
11 25 (6.44%) Scala
12 21 (5.41%) Groovy
13 11 (2.84%) C
14 10 (2.58%) C++
14 10 (2.58%) T-SQL
15 9 (2.32%) Java 8
15 9 (2.32%) PL/SQL
16 8 (2.06%) JPQL
17 6 (1.55%) Clojure
17 6 (1.55%) ClojureScript
Qualifications
1 101 (26.03%) Security Cleared
2 54 (13.92%) SC Cleared
3 24 (6.19%) RHCE
4 11 (2.84%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.58%) AWS Certification
5 10 (2.58%) Degree
6 9 (2.32%) CCNP
6 9 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.55%) CCDA
8 6 (1.55%) CCNA
8 6 (1.55%) JNCIA
8 6 (1.55%) JNCIP
8 6 (1.55%) JNCIS
8 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.03%) MCSE
10 3 (0.77%) RHCSA
11 2 (0.52%) CISSP
11 2 (0.52%) MCSA
12 1 (0.26%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 12 (3.09%) NIST
3 8 (2.06%) SLA
4 7 (1.80%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.77%) PMO
6 2 (0.52%) COBIT
6 2 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 86 (22.16%) Docker
2 29 (7.47%) Active Directory
3 27 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (5.67%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (2.58%) XenApp
6 9 (2.32%) vSphere
7 6 (1.55%) VirtualBox
7 6 (1.55%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.29%) Hyper-V
8 5 (1.29%) Samba
8 5 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (1.03%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 4 (1.03%) Postfix
9 4 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 3 (0.77%) Cronacle
10 3 (0.77%) KVM
10 3 (0.77%) OCFS2
10 3 (0.77%) Veritas File System
10 3 (0.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 3 (0.77%) Xen
Systems Management
1 115 (29.64%) Ansible
2 106 (27.32%) Opscode Chef
3 86 (22.16%) Terraform
4 67 (17.27%) Puppet
5 65 (16.75%) Kubernetes
6 19 (4.90%) Suricata
7 18 (4.64%) Salt
8 15 (3.87%) Prometheus
9 13 (3.35%) Nessus
10 12 (3.09%) Grafana
11 10 (2.58%) SELinux
12 8 (2.06%) Red Hat Satellite
13 7 (1.80%) NetBackup
13 7 (1.80%) SCCM
13 7 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
15 5 (1.29%) Cobbler
15 5 (1.29%) HP SIM
16 4 (1.03%) Ambari
16 4 (1.03%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 56 (14.43%) VMware
2 48 (12.37%) Splunk
3 32 (8.25%) Qualys
4 30 (7.73%) Microsoft
5 29 (7.47%) Oracle
6 19 (4.90%) Cisco
6 19 (4.90%) Citrix
7 16 (4.12%) Dell
7 16 (4.12%) Google
7 16 (4.12%) IBM
7 16 (4.12%) ServiceNow
8 14 (3.61%) Atlassian
8 14 (3.61%) Hortonworks
9 13 (3.35%) HP
9 13 (3.35%) Symantec
10 11 (2.84%) Cloudera
10 11 (2.84%) SaltStack
10 11 (2.84%) Veritas
11 10 (2.58%) Juniper
11 10 (2.58%) SolarWinds