The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 46 62
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 1.54% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 2.74% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £258 £625 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.80% +22.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
246 328 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.34% 55.97% 56.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 161 206
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £234 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £36.00 £32.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Hertfordshire region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 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
Stevenage -4 2 £258 -
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (94.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 16 (94.12%) SC Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
2 16 (94.12%) Shell Script
3 15 (88.24%) Perl
4 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) AWK
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) OSPF
5 1 (5.88%) BGP
5 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) LAN
5 1 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) sed
5 1 (5.88%) iptables
5 1 (5.88%) Windows
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) BGP
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) OSPF
2 1 (5.88%) VPN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
Job Titles
1 15 (88.24%) Consultant
1 15 (88.24%) Unix Consultant
2 1 (5.88%) Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
2 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
2 1 (5.88%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (5.88%) Unix Support
2 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Unix
2 16 (94.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.88%) CentOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Shell Script
2 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.88%) AWK
4 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.88%) Python
4 1 (5.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) SC Cleared
1 16 (94.12%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) iptables
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
1 1 (5.88%) VMware