Period
to 18 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 85 122
Rank change year-on-year -34 +37 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 57 75 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.39% 1.86% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 3.74% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 53 36
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £438 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +8.23% +1.06%
10th Percentile £290 £356 £319
90th Percentile £550 £575 £544
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £404
% change year-on-year - +5.33% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £29.75 £50.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.50% - -
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £38.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year -23.23% +269.05% -73.75%

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 2,025 2,005 2,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 49.52% 49.65% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,056 1,038 1,213
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £266 £250 £221
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 120 142
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £48.88 £51.10
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.02
% change year-on-year +12.90% -18.49% +18.84%

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 January 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 January 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 January 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
Reading -1 21 £451 +2.97% 4
Newbury -12 8 £300 -20.00% 1
Bracknell -9 6 £290 -37.97%
Slough -7 2 £675 +86.21% 1
Wokingham +9 1 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 £425 - 1
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 (96.49%) Linux
2 39 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
4 20 (35.09%) Unix
5 18 (31.58%) VMware
6 16 (28.07%) Solaris
6 16 (28.07%) Oracle
7 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
7 15 (26.32%) Puppet
8 13 (22.81%) Perl
8 13 (22.81%) Windows
8 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
8 13 (22.81%) DNS
8 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
8 13 (22.81%) Ansible
9 12 (21.05%) Sun
9 12 (21.05%) Python
9 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (21.05%) Xen
10 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
11 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
11 10 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (17.54%) Firewall
12 9 (15.79%) HP
12 9 (15.79%) CentOS
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
12 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
12 9 (15.79%) vCenter Server
13 8 (14.04%) DevOps

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 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) JBoss
3 3 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Spark
4 2 (3.51%) Apache TomEE
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 2 (3.51%) GlassFish
4 2 (3.51%) IBM Domino
4 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.75%) Apache
5 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.51%) Google App Engine
3 2 (3.51%) Google Compute Engine
3 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.75%) PaaS
4 1 (1.75%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.81%) DNS
1 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
2 10 (17.54%) Firewall
3 6 (10.53%) LDAP
3 6 (10.53%) SAN
4 4 (7.02%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (3.51%) 3GPP
6 2 (3.51%) 4G
6 2 (3.51%) DHCP
6 2 (3.51%) FCAPS
6 2 (3.51%) HSRP
6 2 (3.51%) IKE
6 2 (3.51%) IPsec
6 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.51%) LTE
6 2 (3.51%) NAS
6 2 (3.51%) SNMP
6 2 (3.51%) VPN
6 2 (3.51%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
2 7 (12.28%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.51%) Apache Hive
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
4 2 (3.51%) DB2
4 2 (3.51%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.51%) HBase
4 2 (3.51%) Impala
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Sqoop
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.75%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.26%) Subversion
4 2 (3.51%) Artifactory
4 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) FishEye
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (3.51%) jMock
4 2 (3.51%) JUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) Mockito
4 2 (3.51%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Electronics
3 2 (3.51%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Administrator
2 9 (15.79%) Architect
2 9 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.28%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) Server Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Cabling Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Hadoop Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Storage Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) JSON
2 4 (7.02%) REST
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
2 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 2 (3.51%) AngularJS
3 2 (3.51%) EJB
3 2 (3.51%) Facelets
3 2 (3.51%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.51%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.51%) Java EE
3 2 (3.51%) JPA
3 2 (3.51%) JSF
3 2 (3.51%) JSP
3 2 (3.51%) PrimeFaces
3 2 (3.51%) RichFaces
3 2 (3.51%) Vaadin
3 2 (3.51%) XML
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.53%) Oracle Exalogic
4 4 (7.02%) Clustering
4 4 (7.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
5 3 (5.26%) Replication
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Derivative
6 2 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 2 (3.51%) User Experience
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (96.49%) Linux
2 39 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (35.09%) Unix
4 16 (28.07%) Solaris
5 13 (22.81%) Windows
6 9 (15.79%) CentOS
7 7 (12.28%) SUSE
7 7 (12.28%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.02%) Debian
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (5.26%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.51%) AIX
11 1 (1.75%) HPUX
11 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps
2 8 (14.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.28%) Contingency Planning
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 6 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (8.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (7.02%) API Integration
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) High Availability
7 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.26%) Microservices
7 3 (5.26%) Patch Management
8 2 (3.51%) Disruptive Innovation
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.51%) Security Operations
8 2 (3.51%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (3.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Bash Shell
2 13 (22.81%) Perl
3 12 (21.05%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) Ruby
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 5 (8.77%) Korn
6 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.26%) Java
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) C
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.75%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.79%) Degree
3 6 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (21.05%) Xen
2 10 (17.54%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (12.28%) KVM
4 6 (10.53%) vSphere
5 5 (8.77%) Docker
6 4 (7.02%) NFS
6 4 (7.02%) vCloud
6 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (5.26%) VMware NSX
8 2 (3.51%) Apache Flume
8 2 (3.51%) Gluster
8 2 (3.51%) HDFS
8 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.75%) Samba
9 1 (1.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) Puppet
2 13 (22.81%) Ansible
2 13 (22.81%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.79%) vCenter Server
4 7 (12.28%) vRealize
5 5 (8.77%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (7.02%) SCCM
7 3 (5.26%) BladeLogic
8 2 (3.51%) CFEngine
8 2 (3.51%) CloudForms
8 2 (3.51%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.51%) Nagios
8 2 (3.51%) Oozie
8 2 (3.51%) SCOM
8 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.51%) Unicenter
8 2 (3.51%) yum
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) VMware
2 16 (28.07%) Oracle
3 12 (21.05%) Sun
4 9 (15.79%) HP
5 8 (14.04%) EMC
6 7 (12.28%) NetApp
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco
7 6 (10.53%) IBM
7 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
8 4 (7.02%) Dell
8 4 (7.02%) Infoblox
9 3 (5.26%) Google
9 3 (5.26%) Remedy
10 2 (3.51%) BMC
10 2 (3.51%) CA
10 2 (3.51%) Cloudera
10 2 (3.51%) Hortonworks
10 2 (3.51%) Lotus
10 2 (3.51%) Nimsoft