Period
to 12 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 12 December 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 114 90
Rank change year-on-year -7 -24 +39
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 54 52 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.25% 1.27% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 2.58% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 64
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £328 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.77% -25.14% +9.38%
10th Percentile £340 £299 £356
90th Percentile £559 £553 £575
South East median daily rate £405 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -3.57% -1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 6
Berkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.00% -
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -20.00% +376.19%

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Berkshire.

All Vendors
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,053 2,014 2,152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 47.37% 49.05% 50.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1,038 1,113
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £218 £263 £240
90th Percentile £575 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 86 120
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.81% +13.46% -34.18%
10th Percentile £9.45 £11.51 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.95 £39.88 £47.63
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -6.23% +13.11% -15.28%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Berkshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Berkshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury +8 18 £450 +50.00% 2
Reading -9 16 £425 +28.79% 10
Bracknell -5 9 £155 -61.96%
Slough -6 7 £370 -24.10%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 44 (81.48%) Linux
2 28 (51.85%) Python
3 25 (46.30%) DevOps
4 24 (44.44%) Ansible
4 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (35.19%) CentOS
6 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (31.48%) Docker
8 16 (29.63%) Puppet
8 16 (29.63%) Windows
9 13 (24.07%) Unix
9 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
10 12 (22.22%) Perl
10 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 12 (22.22%) OpenStack
11 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
11 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
12 10 (18.52%) Terraform
12 10 (18.52%) Mirantis
12 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (18.52%) KVM
13 9 (16.67%) VMware
13 9 (16.67%) ITIL
13 9 (16.67%) VPN
14 8 (14.81%) Juniper
14 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
14 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
14 8 (14.81%) Firewall
14 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
14 8 (14.81%) Network Virtualisation

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (7.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 18 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (9.26%) GitHub
5 4 (7.41%) Amazon S3
5 4 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (7.41%) Serverless
6 2 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.70%) AWS CodePipeline
6 2 (3.70%) Route 53
6 2 (3.70%) SaaS
6 2 (3.70%) Slack
6 2 (3.70%) Trello
6 2 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (3.70%) Yammer
7 1 (1.85%) Datadog
7 1 (1.85%) Office 365
7 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) VPN
2 8 (14.81%) Firewall
3 6 (11.11%) BGP
3 6 (11.11%) Junos
3 6 (11.11%) MPLS
3 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.11%) WAN
4 5 (9.26%) DNS
4 5 (9.26%) Internet
4 5 (9.26%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) L2TP
5 4 (7.41%) OSPF
5 4 (7.41%) VXLAN
6 3 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (5.56%) SSL
7 2 (3.70%) Broadband
7 2 (3.70%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.70%) OpenVPN
7 2 (3.70%) SNMP
7 2 (3.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
2 4 (7.41%) MariaDB
2 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.70%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
4 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.85%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.85%) Redis
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
3 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) SonarQube
3 5 (9.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.70%) GitLab
4 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.85%) Robot Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (24.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Games
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (31.48%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) AWS DevOps
4 7 (12.96%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) AWS Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Azure Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Lead Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.70%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) Web Services
2 6 (11.11%) Node.js
3 3 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (5.56%) Kafka
3 3 (5.56%) LDAP
4 2 (3.70%) LAMP
4 2 (3.70%) Middleware
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
5 1 (1.85%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.85%) Jinja
5 1 (1.85%) JSON
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.70%) PMI
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) BBC
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Social Media
5 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.19%) CentOS
4 16 (29.63%) Windows
5 13 (24.07%) Unix
6 8 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 5 (9.26%) Solaris
8 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
9 3 (5.56%) AIX
9 3 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (3.70%) Fedora
10 2 (3.70%) HPUX
11 1 (1.85%) SUSE
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
11 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) DevOps
2 9 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (14.81%) Configuration Management
3 8 (14.81%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Leadership
5 5 (9.26%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.26%) Release Management
6 4 (7.41%) Change Management
6 4 (7.41%) Migration
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.56%) Kanban
7 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 3 (5.56%) Open Source
7 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (5.56%) Scrum
7 3 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) Python
2 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
2 12 (22.22%) Perl
3 5 (9.26%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.70%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
1 3 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.56%) PMP
2 2 (3.70%) CISSP
2 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.85%) CISA
3 1 (1.85%) CISM
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.70%) COBIT
2 2 (3.70%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (31.48%) Docker
2 10 (18.52%) KVM
3 4 (7.41%) NFS
3 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.56%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) BIND 9
5 2 (3.70%) Btrfs
5 2 (3.70%) Postfix
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (44.44%) Ansible
2 16 (29.63%) Puppet
3 10 (18.52%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (18.52%) Terraform
4 8 (14.81%) Kubernetes
5 4 (7.41%) Packer
5 4 (7.41%) Salt
6 2 (3.70%) Cobbler
6 2 (3.70%) Consul
6 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
6 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (3.70%) HAProxy
6 2 (3.70%) Icinga
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (3.70%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.85%) Grafana
7 1 (1.85%) Nessus
7 1 (1.85%) Suricata
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Mirantis
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) Juniper
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) BMC
7 3 (5.56%) Citrix
7 3 (5.56%) Dell
7 3 (5.56%) EMC
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.56%) NetApp
7 3 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (5.56%) Tekelec
8 2 (3.70%) Cloudera
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (3.70%) Sandvine
9 1 (1.85%) Sun
9 1 (1.85%) Tripwire
9 1 (1.85%) Veritas