Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 87 94
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 +40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 53 65 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.36% 1.70% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 3.39% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 74
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -2.78% +14.29%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £350
90th Percentile £516 £613 £564
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £40.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.91% - -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £40.75 £44.00
% change year-on-year +47.24% -7.39% +12.82%

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 1,878 1,915 2,450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.13% 49.99% 51.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 944 878 1,282
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £237 £263 £228
90th Percentile £588 £600 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 115 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.74% +8.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £12.00 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.20 £39.75 £27.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.45
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.44% -0.29%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -9 17 £400 -5.88% 6
Newbury -1 15 £400 +19.40% 1
Slough -9 5 £300 -18.92%
Bracknell -1 2 - -
Maidenhead -8 1 £450 +24.14%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 44 (83.02%) Python
3 38 (71.70%) Puppet
4 36 (67.92%) Ansible
4 36 (67.92%) DevOps
5 35 (66.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 31 (58.49%) Docker
7 30 (56.60%) Amazon AWS
8 29 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (52.83%) Bash Shell
10 27 (50.94%) Unix
10 27 (50.94%) Configuration Management
11 24 (45.28%) Kubernetes
11 24 (45.28%) Terraform
12 22 (41.51%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (39.62%) Windows
14 20 (37.74%) Salt
14 20 (37.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 20 (37.74%) AWS Lambda
14 20 (37.74%) Node.js
14 20 (37.74%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (37.74%) Serverless
15 18 (33.96%) Packer
16 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
17 15 (28.30%) CentOS
18 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
19 12 (22.64%) AWS CodePipeline
20 10 (18.87%) Apache
21 9 (16.98%) Web Services
21 9 (16.98%) Perl

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 10 (18.87%) Apache
2 6 (11.32%) OpenStack
3 5 (9.43%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (3.77%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 30 (56.60%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (41.51%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (37.74%) AWS CloudFormation
3 20 (37.74%) AWS Lambda
3 20 (37.74%) Serverless
4 12 (22.64%) AWS CodePipeline
5 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
6 2 (3.77%) OpenShift
6 2 (3.77%) Route 53
6 2 (3.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
2 3 (5.66%) DNS
2 3 (5.66%) DOCSIS
2 3 (5.66%) HTTP
2 3 (5.66%) Junos
2 3 (5.66%) SNMP
2 3 (5.66%) VPN
3 2 (3.77%) BGP
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) IPsec
3 2 (3.77%) MPLS
3 2 (3.77%) OpenVPN
3 2 (3.77%) OSPF
3 2 (3.77%) SSL
3 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.77%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.89%) L2TP
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.77%) MariaDB
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.89%) Big Data
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) DTS
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (24.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (30.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.77%) Marketing
3 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (60.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 21 (39.62%) AWS Engineer
3 20 (37.74%) AWS DevOps
3 20 (37.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Consultant
4 5 (9.43%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Linux Scripter
6 2 (3.77%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (3.77%) Software Consultant
7 1 (1.89%) Data Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) DevOps Developer
7 1 (1.89%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) Node.js
2 9 (16.98%) Web Services
3 7 (13.21%) SOAP
4 5 (9.43%) REST
5 3 (5.66%) LAMP
5 3 (5.66%) Middleware
6 2 (3.77%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.77%) Memcached
6 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (3.77%) Rendezvous
6 2 (3.77%) RESTful
6 2 (3.77%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (1.89%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.89%) BBC
4 1 (1.89%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (96.23%) Linux
2 35 (66.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (50.94%) Unix
4 21 (39.62%) Windows
5 15 (28.30%) CentOS
6 5 (9.43%) Solaris
7 4 (7.55%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.77%) Fedora
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (3.77%) SUSE
9 1 (1.89%) AIX
9 1 (1.89%) Debian
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (67.92%) DevOps
2 27 (50.94%) Configuration Management
3 7 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.32%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.43%) ITIL
6 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.66%) Analytics
7 3 (5.66%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Network Virtualisation
7 3 (5.66%) Service Management
8 2 (3.77%) API Integration
8 2 (3.77%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.77%) Project Management
8 2 (3.77%) Runbook
8 2 (3.77%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) Python
2 28 (52.83%) Bash Shell
3 9 (16.98%) Perl
4 5 (9.43%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.66%) SQL
6 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) AWS Certification
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.89%) CISM
4 1 (1.89%) CISSP
4 1 (1.89%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.89%) LPIC
4 1 (1.89%) OCA
4 1 (1.89%) OCP
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.89%) RHCA
4 1 (1.89%) RHCE
4 1 (1.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 31 (58.49%) Docker
2 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.66%) KVM
4 2 (3.77%) Btrfs
4 2 (3.77%) Corosync
4 2 (3.77%) NFS
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.77%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 38 (71.70%) Puppet
2 36 (67.92%) Ansible
3 29 (54.72%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (45.28%) Kubernetes
4 24 (45.28%) Terraform
5 20 (37.74%) Salt
6 18 (33.96%) Packer
7 2 (3.77%) Cobbler
7 2 (3.77%) Consul
7 2 (3.77%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.77%) Icinga
7 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (3.77%) Pacemaker
7 2 (3.77%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (3.77%) vCenter Server
8 1 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.89%) Nagios
8 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
1 9 (16.98%) VMware
2 5 (9.43%) NetApp
3 4 (7.55%) Capita
3 4 (7.55%) Mirantis
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
4 3 (5.66%) Juniper
4 3 (5.66%) Tekelec
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
5 2 (3.77%) Sandvine
5 2 (3.77%) Symantec
5 2 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.89%) Dell
6 1 (1.89%) EMC
6 1 (1.89%) Google
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) New Relic