Period
to 12 July 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 12 July 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 > South East
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 123 159 154
Rank change year-on-year +36 -5 -65
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 93 236 285
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 1.56% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 3.30% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 142 157
Median daily rate £492 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.22% +5.88% -4.23%
10th Percentile £294 £309 £324
90th Percentile £750 £588 £525
England median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £66.00 £40.84 £54.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.63% -25.42% +99.09%
England median hourly rate £46.25 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +15.63% +14.29% -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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,962 7,150 8,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 49.37% 47.13% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,758 4,228 4,596
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.67%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £250
90th Percentile £638 £606 £579
England median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 327 343
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +5.43%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £55.00 £47.76
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.54
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.32% +2.42%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in the South East over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 12 July 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
Thames Valley +15 45 £500 +5.26% 7
Hampshire +37 34 £450 +12.50% 9
Berkshire +32 25 £650 +36.84% 4
Buckinghamshire 0 15 £500 +6.38%
Surrey +55 11 £320 -36.00% 4
Oxfordshire +35 5 £494 +23.44% 3
West Sussex +34 2 £650 +67.74%
Kent +34 1 £390 -22.00%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 72 (77.42%) Linux
2 53 (56.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 37 (39.78%) Ansible
4 35 (37.63%) Windows
5 26 (27.96%) DevOps
6 24 (25.81%) Unix
7 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (22.58%) Git (software)
9 20 (21.51%) Java
10 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
10 19 (20.43%) Docker
10 19 (20.43%) OpenShift
11 18 (19.35%) SQL
11 18 (19.35%) Oracle
11 18 (19.35%) Python
11 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
12 17 (18.28%) ITIL
13 16 (17.20%) Perl
13 16 (17.20%) VMware
13 16 (17.20%) OpenStack
14 15 (16.13%) Web Services
15 14 (15.05%) LDAP
15 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
15 14 (15.05%) Korn
15 14 (15.05%) JIRA
16 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
16 13 (13.98%) Bash Shell
16 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
16 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
16 13 (13.98%) Finance

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 16 (17.20%) OpenStack
2 13 (13.98%) Tomcat
3 8 (8.60%) JBoss
4 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
5 5 (5.38%) Apache
6 4 (4.30%) Apache Geronimo
6 4 (4.30%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (4.30%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (3.23%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.15%) Confluence
8 2 (2.15%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.08%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (1.08%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.43%) OpenShift
2 12 (12.90%) Azure
3 10 (10.75%) AWS
4 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.15%) IaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.08%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.08%) GCP
6 1 (1.08%) PaaS
6 1 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.45%) DNS
2 6 (6.45%) Firewall
2 6 (6.45%) HTTP
3 5 (5.38%) SAN
3 5 (5.38%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) DHCP
4 4 (4.30%) LAN
4 4 (4.30%) SSL
5 3 (3.23%) BGP
5 3 (3.23%) Internet
6 2 (2.15%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.08%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (1.08%) PuTTY
7 1 (1.08%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.08%) Skype
7 1 (1.08%) VSAN
7 1 (1.08%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.08%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (10.75%) MySQL
3 9 (9.68%) DB2
3 9 (9.68%) DB2 UDB
3 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.23%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon Athena
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) JIRA
3 11 (11.83%) Eclipse
4 10 (10.75%) Ant
4 10 (10.75%) Selenium
5 7 (7.53%) JUnit
6 6 (6.45%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.30%) Subversion
8 3 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.15%) Artifactory
9 2 (2.15%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.15%) Maven
9 2 (2.15%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (1.08%) GitLab
10 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.08%) TestNG
10 1 (1.08%) VersionOne
10 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.98%) Finance
2 7 (7.53%) Banking
3 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (15.05%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (13.98%) Administrator
3 11 (11.83%) Consultant
3 11 (11.83%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Architect
4 7 (7.53%) Developer
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (7.53%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (6.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (5.38%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) Security Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.23%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Field Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.13%) Web Services
2 14 (15.05%) LDAP
3 12 (12.90%) HTML
4 11 (11.83%) SOAP
4 11 (11.83%) XML
5 9 (9.68%) AngularJS
5 9 (9.68%) JSP
5 9 (9.68%) SailPoint
5 9 (9.68%) Servlets
6 8 (8.60%) Node.js
7 6 (6.45%) RESTful
8 5 (5.38%) Electron Framework
8 5 (5.38%) Middleware
8 5 (5.38%) Spring
9 4 (4.30%) .NET
9 4 (4.30%) Apache Camel
9 4 (4.30%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (4.30%) WebSphere MQ
10 3 (3.23%) React
10 3 (3.23%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.53%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) CMDB
5 4 (4.30%) Public Cloud
5 4 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 3 (3.23%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.15%) User Experience
8 1 (1.08%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 72 (77.42%) Linux
2 53 (56.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (37.63%) Windows
4 24 (25.81%) Unix
5 7 (7.53%) Windows Server
6 6 (6.45%) SUSE
7 5 (5.38%) Solaris
8 4 (4.30%) CentOS
8 4 (4.30%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.23%) AIX
9 3 (3.23%) Ubuntu
9 3 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (2.15%) Android
10 2 (2.15%) VMS
11 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2019
11 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (27.96%) DevOps
2 23 (24.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) ITIL
4 12 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (10.75%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (9.68%) Scrum
6 9 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.60%) Analytics
7 8 (8.60%) Microservices
7 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
8 7 (7.53%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.53%) Project Management
8 7 (7.53%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (5.38%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.38%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.51%) Java
2 18 (19.35%) Python
2 18 (19.35%) SQL
3 16 (17.20%) Perl
4 14 (15.05%) Korn
4 14 (15.05%) PowerShell
5 13 (13.98%) Bash Shell
5 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.83%) Bourne shell
7 10 (10.75%) C
8 9 (9.68%) BeanShell
9 8 (8.60%) Shell Script
10 5 (5.38%) PHP
11 2 (2.15%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.15%) AWK
11 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.08%) F#
12 1 (1.08%) KiXtart
12 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.35%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.98%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.53%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) RHCE
5 5 (5.38%) DV Cleared
5 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.23%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.08%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.08%) MCP
7 1 (1.08%) MCSA
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.08%) OCP
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.08%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) PMO
3 2 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (20.43%) Active Directory
1 19 (20.43%) Docker
2 9 (9.68%) RACF
3 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.23%) Samba
5 3 (3.23%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.23%) vSphere
6 2 (2.15%) iptables
6 2 (2.15%) NFS
6 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.08%) GFS2
7 1 (1.08%) KVM
7 1 (1.08%) RHEV
7 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 37 (39.78%) Ansible
2 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 9 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.53%) Kubernetes
4 7 (7.53%) Puppet
5 6 (6.45%) Terraform
6 4 (4.30%) CloudForms
6 4 (4.30%) NetBackup
6 4 (4.30%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.15%) Grafana
7 2 (2.15%) Kibana
7 2 (2.15%) Prometheus
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli
7 2 (2.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.15%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.15%) vRealize
7 2 (2.15%) yum
8 1 (1.08%) Icinga
8 1 (1.08%) Rsyslog
8 1 (1.08%) systemd
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 16 (17.20%) VMware
3 11 (11.83%) Juniper
4 10 (10.75%) Microsoft
5 7 (7.53%) HP
5 7 (7.53%) IBM
6 5 (5.38%) SAP
7 4 (4.30%) Cisco
7 4 (4.30%) CyberArk
7 4 (4.30%) Veritas
8 3 (3.23%) Dell
8 3 (3.23%) Intel
8 3 (3.23%) NetApp
9 2 (2.15%) Centrify
9 2 (2.15%) F5
9 2 (2.15%) Splunk
9 2 (2.15%) TIBCO
9 2 (2.15%) Xamarin
10 1 (1.08%) Talend
10 1 (1.08%) WSO2