The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast 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 25 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
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 - 19
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.93% - 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% - 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £348 - £500
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 Belfast.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 140 51 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 43.21% 60.71% 56.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 27 24
Median daily rate £388 £438 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.42% +118.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast 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 Belfast

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Technology Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Replication
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITSM
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP