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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 31 27
Rank change year-on-year -18 -4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.74% 2.24% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 3.80% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £431
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 264 184 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 65.02% 58.97% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 105 163
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £214 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 11
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -8.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.63 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 June 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) GCIH
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) GIAC
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (20.00%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Security
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) DRM
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (20.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) GCIH
1 2 (40.00%) GIAC
1 2 (40.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Grafana
3 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (20.00%) logstash
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (20.00%) Splunk
2 1 (20.00%) VMware