Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 98 147
Rank change year-on-year +17 +49 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 65 87 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.72% 1.78% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 3.39% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 73 24
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% +1.97%
10th Percentile £324 £350 £305
90th Percentile £613 £568 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £27.50 £48.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -42.71% +14.29% -1.18%

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 Berkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1856 2564 2716
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 48.98% 52.49% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 1346 1362
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +8.22%
10th Percentile £260 £226 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £531
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 112 107
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.00% -42.00% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £11.93
90th Percentile £38.88 £27.20 £39.50
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.15% -2.83% +9.34%

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 26 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Berkshire over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 26 July 2017. 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
Reading -3 20 £438 +2.94% 6
Slough +13 11 £370 -22.51%
Newbury - 9 £335 -
Windsor +5 8 £575 +15.00%
Bracknell +8 5 £550 +14.29% 2
Maidenhead -2 5 £363 -9.38% 1
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 31 (47.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (35.38%) Puppet
3 23 (35.38%) DevOps
4 22 (33.85%) Python
5 20 (30.77%) VMware
6 18 (27.69%) Cisco
6 18 (27.69%) CentOS
7 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
8 15 (23.08%) Unix
8 15 (23.08%) Ansible
9 14 (21.54%) Oracle
9 14 (21.54%) HP
10 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (16.92%) RHCE
12 10 (15.38%) Nagios
12 10 (15.38%) DNS
12 10 (15.38%) Perl
12 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
13 9 (13.85%) Open Source
13 9 (13.85%) OpenStack
13 9 (13.85%) Solaris
13 9 (13.85%) EMC
14 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (12.31%) CCNP
14 8 (12.31%) CCNA
14 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Satellite
14 8 (12.31%) LTE
14 8 (12.31%) Data Management

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 9 (13.85%) OpenStack
2 7 (10.77%) Apache
3 4 (6.15%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.08%) JBoss
4 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.54%) Jetty
5 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.15%) GitHub
2 3 (4.62%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.54%) IaaS
4 1 (1.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) DNS
2 8 (12.31%) LTE
3 7 (10.77%) VoIP
3 7 (10.77%) WAN
4 6 (9.23%) DHCP
5 5 (7.69%) Firewall
6 4 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (6.15%) IMAP
6 4 (6.15%) SAN
6 4 (6.15%) SMTP
6 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.62%) LDAP
8 2 (3.08%) NAS
8 2 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.08%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.54%) 2G
9 1 (1.54%) 3G
9 1 (1.54%) 4G
9 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.69%) DB2
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.54%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) HBase
4 1 (1.54%) Impala
4 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.54%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (6.15%) Subversion
4 3 (4.62%) Hudson
5 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.54%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.54%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.54%) GitLab
6 1 (1.54%) Maven
6 1 (1.54%) Selenium
6 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.54%) Trac
6 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Administrator
2 17 (26.15%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (23.08%) Architect
4 13 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (13.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (13.85%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (12.31%) Cloud Architect
6 8 (12.31%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Lead Architect
7 7 (10.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (10.77%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (9.23%) Senior DevOps
8 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) VMWare Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Nagios Administrator
10 4 (6.15%) Senior VMWare Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) Web Services
2 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 2 (3.08%) HTML
2 2 (3.08%) Memcached
2 2 (3.08%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (3.08%) SOAP
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) Apache CXF
3 1 (1.54%) Django
3 1 (1.54%) Ehcache
3 1 (1.54%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.54%) J2EE
3 1 (1.54%) JDBC
3 1 (1.54%) JMS
3 1 (1.54%) OSGi
3 1 (1.54%) REST
3 1 (1.54%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.54%) XHTML
3 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.15%) EMC VNX
2 3 (4.62%) Smart Meter
3 2 (3.08%) Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) IVR
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 55 (84.62%) Linux
2 31 (47.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (27.69%) CentOS
4 15 (23.08%) Unix
5 9 (13.85%) Solaris
6 7 (10.77%) Windows
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (3.08%) AIX
9 2 (3.08%) SUSE
9 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.54%) Debian
10 1 (1.54%) Mesosphere
10 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) DevOps
2 9 (13.85%) Open Source
3 8 (12.31%) Data Management
4 7 (10.77%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.15%) Database Security
6 4 (6.15%) Information Security
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (6.15%) SIEM
6 4 (6.15%) SOA
7 3 (4.62%) Network Management
7 3 (4.62%) Project Management
7 3 (4.62%) Security Architecture
7 3 (4.62%) Service Management
8 2 (3.08%) ITSM
8 2 (3.08%) Migration
8 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.08%) Project Governance
8 2 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Python
2 10 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 10 (15.38%) Perl
3 8 (12.31%) Ruby
4 7 (10.77%) SQL
5 5 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) C
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) Cython
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Scala
7 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) RHCE
2 8 (12.31%) CCNA
2 8 (12.31%) CCNP
2 8 (12.31%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.23%) RHCSA
3 6 (9.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.08%) MCITP
4 2 (3.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.54%) CISA
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) QA
2 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.62%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.15%) Docker
4 4 (6.15%) vSphere
5 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.08%) Corosync
6 2 (3.08%) NFS
6 2 (3.08%) vCloud
6 2 (3.08%) Xen
7 1 (1.54%) Apache Flume
7 1 (1.54%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 23 (35.38%) Puppet
2 17 (26.15%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (23.08%) Ansible
4 10 (15.38%) Nagios
5 8 (12.31%) Red Hat Satellite
6 5 (7.69%) SCCM
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (6.15%) vCenter Server
8 3 (4.62%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (3.08%) NetBackup
9 2 (3.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Pacemaker
10 1 (1.54%) CloudForms
10 1 (1.54%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
10 1 (1.54%) Mesos
10 1 (1.54%) SCOrch
10 1 (1.54%) SELinux
10 1 (1.54%) Unicenter
10 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) VMware
2 18 (27.69%) Cisco
3 14 (21.54%) HP
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle
4 9 (13.85%) EMC
5 6 (9.23%) Sun
6 5 (7.69%) Splunk
7 4 (6.15%) McAfee
8 3 (4.62%) IBM
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.62%) NetApp
9 2 (3.08%) Symantec
10 1 (1.54%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.54%) CA
10 1 (1.54%) Dell
10 1 (1.54%) Informatica
10 1 (1.54%) Lotus
10 1 (1.54%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.54%) Siebel
10 1 (1.54%) SunGard
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