The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 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 30 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
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 33 27
Rank change year-on-year +1 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.77% 1.40% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.69% 2.60% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +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 Basingstoke.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 118 154 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 45.21% 54.04% 50.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 64 33
Median daily rate £416 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +4.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.45 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -28.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.75 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.15 £18.75 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke 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 Basingstoke

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Basingstoke

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SNMP
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) EMC
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle