Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 90 102
Rank change year-on-year -12 +12 +40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 61 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.58% 1.81% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.27% 3.68% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 62
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £355 £300 £339
90th Percentile £538 £613 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £44.75 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.73% - -
South East median hourly rate £54.75 £27.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year +99.09% -46.08% +29.94%

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 1,866 1,792 2,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.47% 49.16% 51.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 959 787 1,279
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.54%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £226
90th Percentile £600 £573 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 129 118
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £50.13 £39.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +1.17%

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 18 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

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 18 June 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 -4 21 £486 +45.15% 2
Reading -9 20 £463 +5.77% 7
Slough -13 3 £355 -4.05%
Bracknell 0 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -10 2 £438 +20.69%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 38 (62.30%) Puppet
4 37 (60.66%) Python
5 33 (54.10%) Ansible
5 33 (54.10%) DevOps
6 31 (50.82%) Configuration Management
7 29 (47.54%) Bash Shell
7 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (42.62%) Docker
9 25 (40.98%) Unix
10 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
11 23 (37.70%) Node.js
12 22 (36.07%) Kubernetes
12 22 (36.07%) Terraform
12 22 (36.07%) Windows
13 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
13 21 (34.43%) AWS CloudFormation
14 19 (31.15%) Packer
14 19 (31.15%) Salt
14 19 (31.15%) AWS Lambda
14 19 (31.15%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (31.15%) Serverless
14 19 (31.15%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
16 10 (16.39%) CentOS
16 10 (16.39%) Ubuntu
16 10 (16.39%) Web Services
16 10 (16.39%) ITIL
17 9 (14.75%) Oracle

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 6 (9.84%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.92%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy AR System
1 2 (3.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (3.28%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 24 (39.34%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (34.43%) AWS CloudFormation
3 19 (31.15%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (31.15%) AWS Lambda
3 19 (31.15%) Serverless
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.92%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) 3GPP
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) SNMP
2 3 (4.92%) DOCSIS
2 3 (4.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.28%) BGP
3 2 (3.28%) MPLS
3 2 (3.28%) OSPF
3 2 (3.28%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (3.28%) WAN
4 1 (1.64%) 3G
4 1 (1.64%) DHCP
4 1 (1.64%) DNS
4 1 (1.64%) FCAPS
4 1 (1.64%) IKE
4 1 (1.64%) IPsec
4 1 (1.64%) Junos
4 1 (1.64%) LAN
4 1 (1.64%) LTE
4 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) MySQL
1 4 (6.56%) SQLPlus
2 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.28%) Apache Hive
3 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.28%) HBase
3 2 (3.28%) Impala
3 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (3.28%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.64%) DTS
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (1.64%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 15 (24.59%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (34.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Electronics
2 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) AWS Engineer
3 17 (27.87%) AWS DevOps
3 17 (27.87%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 4 (6.56%) Test Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Build Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Data Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Hadoop Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) Node.js
2 10 (16.39%) Web Services
3 5 (8.20%) REST
3 5 (8.20%) SOAP
4 2 (3.28%) Memcached
4 2 (3.28%) Middleware
4 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.28%) Rendezvous
4 2 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.64%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.64%) LAMP
5 1 (1.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.15%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (9.84%) CMDB
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.28%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.28%) Replication
4 2 (3.28%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) PKI
5 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 59 (96.72%) Linux
2 41 (67.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (40.98%) Unix
4 22 (36.07%) Windows
5 10 (16.39%) CentOS
5 10 (16.39%) Ubuntu
6 5 (8.20%) SUSE
7 4 (6.56%) Oracle Linux
7 4 (6.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.92%) Debian
8 3 (4.92%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (54.10%) DevOps
2 31 (50.82%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.39%) ITIL
4 7 (11.48%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (11.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (9.84%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.56%) Deployment Automation
7 4 (6.56%) Fault Management
7 4 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.56%) Network Planning
7 4 (6.56%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Release Management
7 4 (6.56%) Security Operations
7 4 (6.56%) Security Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Threat Modelling
7 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (60.66%) Python
2 29 (47.54%) Bash Shell
3 9 (14.75%) Shell Script
4 8 (13.11%) SQL
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) Java
7 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.56%) Ruby
8 3 (4.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.28%) Korn
9 2 (3.28%) PHP
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) AWS Certification
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.64%) Linux+ Certification
3 1 (1.64%) LPIC
3 1 (1.64%) OCA
3 1 (1.64%) OCP
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.64%) RHCA
3 1 (1.64%) RHCE
3 1 (1.64%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Docker
2 2 (3.28%) Apache Flume
2 2 (3.28%) Corosync
2 2 (3.28%) Gluster
2 2 (3.28%) HDFS
2 2 (3.28%) KVM
2 2 (3.28%) NFS
2 2 (3.28%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (1.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (62.30%) Puppet
2 33 (54.10%) Ansible
3 29 (47.54%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (36.07%) Kubernetes
4 22 (36.07%) Terraform
5 19 (31.15%) Packer
5 19 (31.15%) Salt
6 4 (6.56%) SCCM
6 4 (6.56%) WSUS
7 3 (4.92%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.28%) Ambari
8 2 (3.28%) Hadoop YARN
8 2 (3.28%) NetBackup
8 2 (3.28%) Oozie
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (3.28%) Pacemaker
8 2 (3.28%) TIBCO Hawk
8 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
9 1 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.64%) Icinga
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Remedy
2 6 (9.84%) Symantec
3 5 (8.20%) VMware
4 4 (6.56%) HP
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.92%) BMC
5 3 (4.92%) Cloudera
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) Hortonworks
6 2 (3.28%) MapR
6 2 (3.28%) Mirantis
6 2 (3.28%) NetApp
6 2 (3.28%) SaltStack
6 2 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
7 1 (1.64%) Dell
7 1 (1.64%) Infoblox
7 1 (1.64%) Juniper
7 1 (1.64%) New Relic