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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 84 163
Rank change year-on-year +8 +79  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 211 219 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.68% 2.34% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 5.49% 4.80% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 156 65
Median daily rate £436 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.06% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £530 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £27.50 £49.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.44% +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3840 4566 4489
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.81% 48.87% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2731 2345
Median daily rate £413 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £242 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 205 236
Median hourly rate £15.50 £28.38 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.37% +53.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.32 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Contractor 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +35 117 £450 +12.50% 13
Surrey -25 34 £438 +2.94% 8
Berkshire +19 30 £438 +2.94% 16
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £425 -20.93%
Oxfordshire -13 9 £406 -6.06% 2
Kent +7 3 £401 -11.00% 2
West Sussex +3 3 £400 +9.21%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 339 (85.61%) Linux
2 242 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 124 (31.31%) Unix
4 123 (31.06%) Oracle
5 121 (30.56%) Security Cleared
6 120 (30.30%) VMware
7 106 (26.77%) Puppet
8 105 (26.52%) SC Cleared
9 88 (22.22%) JBoss
9 88 (22.22%) SAN
10 75 (18.94%) Windows
11 74 (18.69%) Solaris
12 73 (18.43%) DevOps
13 65 (16.41%) Apache
14 64 (16.16%) CentOS
15 63 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (15.91%) Java
16 62 (15.66%) Microsoft
17 61 (15.40%) Finance
18 57 (14.39%) Bash Shell
19 56 (14.14%) Tomcat
19 56 (14.14%) Python
20 55 (13.89%) Shell Script
21 53 (13.38%) Veritas
22 49 (12.37%) IBM
22 49 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
23 46 (11.62%) High Availability
23 46 (11.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
24 45 (11.36%) WebSphere
24 45 (11.36%) Perl

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 88 (22.22%) JBoss
2 65 (16.41%) Apache
3 56 (14.14%) Tomcat
4 45 (11.36%) WebSphere
5 27 (6.82%) WebSphere Application Server
6 19 (4.80%) Apache Geronimo
6 19 (4.80%) Apache TomEE
7 17 (4.29%) WebLogic
8 8 (2.02%) IIS
9 5 (1.26%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.01%) MS Exchange
10 4 (1.01%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.51%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (0.51%) GemFire
11 2 (0.51%) GeoServer
11 2 (0.51%) Jetty
11 2 (0.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 17 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (2.02%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.26%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.76%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 1 (0.25%) Infor M3
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.25%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.03%) GitHub
2 9 (2.27%) OpenShift
3 8 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.26%) IaaS
6 4 (1.01%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.76%) PaaS
7 3 (0.76%) SaaS
8 2 (0.51%) IBM PureFlex
9 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 88 (22.22%) SAN
2 44 (11.11%) NAS
3 38 (9.60%) Firewall
4 28 (7.07%) DNS
5 23 (5.81%) LDAP
6 20 (5.05%) FTP
7 16 (4.04%) SSH
8 15 (3.79%) Internet
8 15 (3.79%) SMTP
9 14 (3.54%) TCP/IP
10 12 (3.03%) iSCSI
11 11 (2.78%) LAN
12 10 (2.53%) DHCP
12 10 (2.53%) SSL
13 7 (1.77%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.77%) PuTTY
13 7 (1.77%) VPN
13 7 (1.77%) WinSCP
14 6 (1.52%) Network Security
15 5 (1.26%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.07%) Oracle Database
1 28 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (6.31%) SQL Server
3 22 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 21 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 18 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 16 (4.04%) MySQL
7 12 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.78%) Big Data
9 9 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 9 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 8 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.77%) DB2
11 7 (1.77%) IBM BigInsights
11 7 (1.77%) Neo4j
11 7 (1.77%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (1.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 43 (10.86%) Jenkins
2 27 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (4.29%) Hudson
4 16 (4.04%) Eclipse
5 15 (3.79%) Subversion
6 14 (3.54%) Git (software)
6 14 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
7 10 (2.53%) Ant
7 10 (2.53%) Gradle
7 10 (2.53%) Selenium
8 9 (2.27%) TeamCity
9 7 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (1.77%) HP UFT
9 7 (1.77%) JIRA
9 7 (1.77%) SpecFlow
10 6 (1.52%) Visual Studio
11 5 (1.26%) JUnit
11 5 (1.26%) Maven
11 5 (1.26%) Toad
12 4 (1.01%) Bitbucket
General
1 61 (15.40%) Finance
2 27 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.29%) Legal
4 13 (3.28%) Manufacturing
5 12 (3.03%) Electronics
5 12 (3.03%) Marketing
6 11 (2.78%) Banking
7 6 (1.52%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Advertising
8 2 (0.51%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 95 (23.99%) Administrator
2 68 (17.17%) Systems Administrator
3 52 (13.13%) Linux Administrator
4 51 (12.88%) Linux Engineer
5 40 (10.10%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 35 (8.84%) Unix Administrator
7 34 (8.59%) Architect
8 32 (8.08%) Storage Administrator
9 26 (6.57%) Developer
10 24 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 21 (5.30%) DevOps Engineer
11 21 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
11 21 (5.30%) Storage Systems Administrator
12 19 (4.80%) Linux/Unix DevOps
12 19 (4.80%) Solaris Administrator
13 16 (4.04%) DBA
13 16 (4.04%) Linux Specialist
14 15 (3.79%) Systems Engineer
15 14 (3.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.28%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.08%) Middleware
2 20 (5.05%) Web Services
2 20 (5.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 19 (4.80%) IBM Integration Bus
4 17 (4.29%) XML
5 14 (3.54%) .NET
5 14 (3.54%) Java EE
5 14 (3.54%) Oracle Fusion
6 13 (3.28%) Apache Camel
6 13 (3.28%) HTML
7 12 (3.03%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (3.03%) REST
7 12 (3.03%) SOAP
8 10 (2.53%) CSS
8 10 (2.53%) JMS
9 8 (2.02%) JSON
9 8 (2.02%) Spring
10 6 (1.52%) J2EE
10 6 (1.52%) RESTful
10 6 (1.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (8.84%) Enterprise Storage
2 34 (8.59%) Data Centre
3 27 (6.82%) Clustering
4 22 (5.56%) Smart Meter
5 16 (4.04%) EMC VNX
6 12 (3.03%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.53%) EMC VMAX
8 10 (2.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 9 (2.27%) PKI
9 9 (2.27%) Replication
10 8 (2.02%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.26%) HACMP
12 4 (1.01%) Online Banking
13 3 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
14 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.51%) Fat Client
14 2 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 339 (85.61%) Linux
2 242 (61.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 124 (31.31%) Unix
4 75 (18.94%) Windows
5 74 (18.69%) Solaris
6 64 (16.16%) CentOS
7 32 (8.08%) AIX
8 20 (5.05%) Windows Server
8 20 (5.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (3.28%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (2.02%) HPUX
13 7 (1.77%) SUSE
13 7 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (1.52%) Debian
15 4 (1.01%) Data ONTAP
16 2 (0.51%) Windows 7
17 1 (0.25%) Mesosphere
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (18.43%) DevOps
2 46 (11.62%) High Availability
3 44 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (10.35%) ITIL
5 36 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 33 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 29 (7.32%) Open Source
8 25 (6.31%) Capacity Management
9 24 (6.06%) Change Control
10 22 (5.56%) Change Management
11 21 (5.30%) Problem Management
11 21 (5.30%) Scrum
12 20 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (4.55%) Project Management
15 16 (4.04%) Analytics
15 16 (4.04%) Migration
16 15 (3.79%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (3.79%) Patch Management
16 15 (3.79%) UML
Programming Languages
1 63 (15.91%) Java
2 57 (14.39%) Bash Shell
3 56 (14.14%) Python
4 55 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 45 (11.36%) Perl
6 43 (10.86%) SQL
7 18 (4.55%) Ruby
8 15 (3.79%) Korn
9 12 (3.03%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.78%) C
11 10 (2.53%) PL/SQL
12 8 (2.02%) PHP
13 7 (1.77%) C#
13 7 (1.77%) F#
13 7 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.26%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.01%) C++
16 3 (0.76%) Cython
17 2 (0.51%) VB
17 2 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 121 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 105 (26.52%) SC Cleared
3 26 (6.57%) RHCE
4 22 (5.56%) RHCSA
5 17 (4.29%) CISSP
6 14 (3.54%) Degree
6 14 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.27%) CCNA
8 9 (2.27%) CCNP
8 9 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.01%) AWS Certification
9 4 (1.01%) CCIE
9 4 (1.01%) CEH
9 4 (1.01%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (1.01%) RHCT
9 4 (1.01%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (0.76%) GCIH
10 3 (0.76%) GIAC
10 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.04%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.27%) PA-DSS
3 7 (1.77%) JSP 440
3 7 (1.77%) QA
4 5 (1.26%) SLA
5 4 (1.01%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 63 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (11.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 34 (8.59%) vSphere
4 31 (7.83%) Veritas File System
5 26 (6.57%) Docker
6 20 (5.05%) Active Directory
7 18 (4.55%) NFS
8 13 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
9 12 (3.03%) vCloud
10 11 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (2.27%) Oracle Clusterware
12 8 (2.02%) VMware ESX
13 5 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.01%) Samba
14 4 (1.01%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.76%) Xen
16 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 2 (0.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 106 (26.77%) Puppet
2 49 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (9.34%) Ansible
4 28 (7.07%) Red Hat Satellite
5 27 (6.82%) NetBackup
6 25 (6.31%) Nagios
6 25 (6.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 19 (4.80%) vRealize
8 14 (3.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 12 (3.03%) Cobbler
10 11 (2.78%) EMC Navisphere
10 11 (2.78%) SCCM
11 9 (2.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 9 (2.27%) ZABBIX
12 8 (2.02%) Data Guard
12 8 (2.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
12 8 (2.02%) Oracle RMAN
12 8 (2.02%) Terraform
13 7 (1.77%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 123 (31.06%) Oracle
2 120 (30.30%) VMware
3 62 (15.66%) Microsoft
4 53 (13.38%) Veritas
5 49 (12.37%) IBM
6 41 (10.35%) HP
7 40 (10.10%) Sun
8 30 (7.58%) NetApp
9 28 (7.07%) Symantec
10 26 (6.57%) EMC
11 24 (6.06%) Cisco
12 18 (4.55%) Brocade
13 16 (4.04%) Splunk
14 12 (3.03%) SAP
15 11 (2.78%) F5
16 10 (2.53%) TIBCO
17 9 (2.27%) Gemalto
17 9 (2.27%) Tripwire
18 8 (2.02%) Kaspersky
18 8 (2.02%) Nimble Storage
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