The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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
North West / Manchester
Rank 59 83 69
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 30 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.18% 1.30% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 5.11% 3.29% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 18
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £507
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
587 759 625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.60% 39.51% 43.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 388 351
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 44
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.80
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 Manchester

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

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 Manchester region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 74 (86.05%) Linux
2 56 (65.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 43 (50.00%) Puppet
4 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
5 38 (44.19%) VMware
6 34 (39.53%) DevOps
7 30 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
8 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
9 23 (26.74%) Java
10 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (25.58%) CentOS
11 21 (24.42%) Python
12 19 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
13 17 (19.77%) Unix
14 16 (18.60%) Ansible
15 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (17.44%) Kanban
15 15 (17.44%) Windows
15 15 (17.44%) Nagios
15 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
16 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
16 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
17 13 (15.12%) LDAP
17 13 (15.12%) Oracle
18 12 (13.95%) Perl
18 12 (13.95%) Ruby
18 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
18 12 (13.95%) vSphere
18 12 (13.95%) OpenStack

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 12 (13.95%) OpenStack
2 6 (6.98%) Apache
3 5 (5.81%) SAS
4 4 (4.65%) Confluence
5 3 (3.49%) JBoss
5 3 (3.49%) NetWeaver
5 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.49%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.33%) IIS
7 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.16%) Jetty
7 1 (1.16%) nginx
7 1 (1.16%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP BPC
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (34.88%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.65%) Slack
3 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.16%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
4 1 (1.16%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) LDAP
2 11 (12.79%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.63%) DNS
4 9 (10.47%) DHCP
5 7 (8.14%) Firewall
5 7 (8.14%) HTTPS
5 7 (8.14%) SSL
6 6 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (6.98%) HTTP
6 6 (6.98%) iSCSI
7 5 (5.81%) IMAP
7 5 (5.81%) MRTG
7 5 (5.81%) SMTP
8 4 (4.65%) Network Security
9 2 (2.33%) Internet
9 2 (2.33%) Kerberos
9 2 (2.33%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (2.33%) SNMP
10 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MongoDB
1 9 (10.47%) MySQL
1 9 (10.47%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (5.81%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (5.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.65%) DB2
3 4 (4.65%) Redis
3 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.65%) SAP BW
4 3 (3.49%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.16%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (48.84%) Jenkins
2 26 (30.23%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.63%) Subversion
4 9 (10.47%) GoCD
5 8 (9.30%) Travis CI
6 7 (8.14%) Hudson
7 5 (5.81%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.81%) JUnit
8 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.65%) JIRA
9 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.49%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.16%) GitLab
10 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
10 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.98%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
2 4 (4.65%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 9 (10.47%) Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Administrator
5 7 (8.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Linux Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Digital Developer
7 5 (5.81%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) DevOps Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) AWS DevOps
9 3 (3.49%) Middleware Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Middleware Consultant
10 2 (2.33%) Senior DevOps
10 2 (2.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.14%) Node.js
2 6 (6.98%) REST
2 6 (6.98%) Web Services
3 4 (4.65%) SAP Basis
4 3 (3.49%) Middleware
4 3 (3.49%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (2.33%) SAP TM
6 1 (1.16%) .NET
6 1 (1.16%) Kafka
6 1 (1.16%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.14%) Clustering
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.33%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.16%) BBC
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 74 (86.05%) Linux
2 56 (65.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (25.58%) CentOS
4 17 (19.77%) Unix
5 15 (17.44%) Windows
6 11 (12.79%) Ubuntu
7 10 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
8 8 (9.30%) Debian
8 8 (9.30%) Fedora
9 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (5.81%) AIX
11 2 (2.33%) Windows Server
12 1 (1.16%) Solaris
12 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) DevOps
2 22 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.44%) Configuration Management
3 15 (17.44%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (17.44%) Kanban
4 10 (11.63%) Open Source
5 9 (10.47%) Identity Management
5 9 (10.47%) Scrum
6 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.98%) Load Balancing
8 5 (5.81%) ITIL
8 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.65%) BDD
9 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.65%) Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.65%) TDD
9 4 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
10 3 (3.49%) Change Management
10 3 (3.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (26.74%) Java
2 21 (24.42%) Python
3 12 (13.95%) Perl
3 12 (13.95%) Ruby
4 11 (12.79%) Bash Shell
5 8 (9.30%) Korn
5 8 (9.30%) SQL
6 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.14%) PHP
7 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.81%) C
8 5 (5.81%) C++
9 2 (2.33%) Go
10 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.28%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.95%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.33%) RHCE
4 2 (2.33%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.95%) vSphere
4 9 (10.47%) Docker
5 5 (5.81%) Dovecot
5 5 (5.81%) iptables
5 5 (5.81%) KVM
5 5 (5.81%) Sendmail
5 5 (5.81%) Squid
6 1 (1.16%) Ceph
6 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.16%) Snort
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (50.00%) Puppet
2 19 (22.09%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (18.60%) Ansible
4 15 (17.44%) Nagios
5 11 (12.79%) Red Hat Satellite
5 11 (12.79%) ZABBIX
6 8 (9.30%) Kibana
7 7 (8.14%) Ganglia
7 7 (8.14%) Graphite
7 7 (8.14%) Riemann
8 5 (5.81%) Cacti
8 5 (5.81%) HAProxy
8 5 (5.81%) OpenNebula
9 3 (3.49%) Terraform
10 2 (2.33%) SELinux
11 1 (1.16%) Data Guard
11 1 (1.16%) Icinga
11 1 (1.16%) logstash
11 1 (1.16%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (44.19%) VMware
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 11 (12.79%) Atlassian
4 4 (4.65%) SAP
4 4 (4.65%) Veritas
5 3 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.49%) RightScale
6 2 (2.33%) Google
6 2 (2.33%) Wonderware
7 1 (1.16%) CA
7 1 (1.16%) Cisco
7 1 (1.16%) hybris
7 1 (1.16%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Pega
7 1 (1.16%) SaltStack