The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 64
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.08% 1.99% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 4.56% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 4
Median daily rate £395 £556 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.98% +11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.56% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 369 329 397
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 49.60% 43.63% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 185 168
Median daily rate £425 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 10
Median hourly rate £10.80 £19.38 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.25% +20.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.27 £9.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £60.00 £40.00
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) CentOS
5 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
6 8 (33.33%) vCloud
6 8 (33.33%) Puppet
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL V2
6 8 (33.33%) SCCM
6 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 8 (33.33%) Docker
6 8 (33.33%) vRealize
6 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (29.17%) HTML
7 7 (29.17%) Java
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
8 6 (25.00%) Java EE
8 6 (25.00%) High Availability
8 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 6 (25.00%) Scrum
8 6 (25.00%) CSS
8 6 (25.00%) Web Services
9 5 (20.83%) XML

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) IaaS
2 3 (12.50%) OpenShift
3 2 (8.33%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
3 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Big Data
1 5 (20.83%) Hadoop
1 5 (20.83%) MongoDB
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Ant
2 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
2 5 (20.83%) Gradle
3 4 (16.67%) Hudson
4 1 (4.17%) GitLab
4 1 (4.17%) JIRA
4 1 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 3 (12.50%) Banking
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (16.67%) Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 6 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (25.00%) Java EE
2 6 (25.00%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 5 (20.83%) EJB
3 5 (20.83%) JMS
3 5 (20.83%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Ajax
4 1 (4.17%) HTML5
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) JSON
4 1 (4.17%) JSP
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) Node.js
4 1 (4.17%) REST
4 1 (4.17%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Online Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 16 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
4 10 (41.67%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Capacity Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL V2
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (25.00%) High Availability
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) MapReduce
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) UML
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) DevOps
7 2 (8.33%) Microservices
7 2 (8.33%) Network Design
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
7 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (4.17%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 5 (20.83%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) Perl
2 5 (20.83%) VB.NET
3 4 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) C
4 2 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (29.17%) DV Cleared
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (33.33%) Docker
2 8 (33.33%) vCloud
2 8 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.33%) PowerHA
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Puppet
1 8 (33.33%) SCCM
1 8 (33.33%) vRealize
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (8.33%) IBM
4 2 (8.33%) NetApp
4 2 (8.33%) Nimsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (4.17%) Pega