Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 91 92
Rank change year-on-year -26 +1 +45
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 47 73 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 1.82% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.49% 3.65% 3.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 29 74
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £450 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +1.98% +13.87%
10th Percentile £368 £313 £356
90th Percentile £567 £613 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South East median hourly rate £60.00 £40.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year +50.00% +51.66% -32.37%

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 1,891 2,001 2,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 48.10% 49.84% 49.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 980 1,168
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +0.63%
10th Percentile £213 £263 £225
90th Percentile £575 £600 £570
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 106 128
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +22.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.75 £34.58
South East median hourly rate £16.58 £17.48 £15.85
% change year-on-year -5.15% +10.28% -11.94%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -15 18 £433 -3.89% 3
Newbury -4 15 £425 +26.87% 3
Slough -8 5 £363 +7.41% 1
Bracknell -7 2 - - 1
Maidenhead -2 1 £450 +24.14% 1
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 43 (91.49%) Linux
2 33 (70.21%) Python
2 33 (70.21%) DevOps
3 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (53.19%) Ansible
4 25 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (51.06%) Puppet
6 23 (48.94%) Docker
7 20 (42.55%) CentOS
8 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
8 18 (38.30%) Terraform
9 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (36.17%) Configuration Management
10 16 (34.04%) Kubernetes
11 15 (31.91%) Unix
12 14 (29.79%) Windows
13 13 (27.66%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
13 13 (27.66%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (23.40%) Serverless
14 11 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
14 11 (23.40%) AWS Lambda
14 11 (23.40%) Salt
14 11 (23.40%) Node.js
15 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
15 9 (19.15%) Packer
16 8 (17.02%) AWS CodePipeline
16 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
16 8 (17.02%) Web Services
16 8 (17.02%) 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 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.51%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 25 (53.19%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (27.66%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (23.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 11 (23.40%) AWS Lambda
3 11 (23.40%) Serverless
4 8 (17.02%) AWS CodePipeline
5 4 (8.51%) Amazon S3
6 2 (4.26%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (4.26%) Route 53
6 2 (4.26%) Slack
6 2 (4.26%) Trello
6 2 (4.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (4.26%) Yammer
7 1 (2.13%) Datadog
7 1 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) DNS
1 5 (10.64%) VPN
2 4 (8.51%) WAN
3 3 (6.38%) Junos
4 2 (4.26%) BGP
4 2 (4.26%) Broadband
4 2 (4.26%) Firewall
4 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 2 (4.26%) IPsec
4 2 (4.26%) MPLS
4 2 (4.26%) OpenVPN
4 2 (4.26%) OSPF
4 2 (4.26%) SSL
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.26%) VXLAN
4 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.13%) DOCSIS
5 1 (2.13%) L2TP
5 1 (2.13%) LAN
5 1 (2.13%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) Big Data
1 4 (8.51%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.26%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (4.26%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.13%) DB2
3 1 (2.13%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
2 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) GitLab
3 2 (4.26%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.13%) Robot Framework
4 1 (2.13%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.26%) Games
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Billing
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) AWS DevOps
2 13 (27.66%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) AWS Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Cloud Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Scripter
7 2 (4.26%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Agile Development Manager
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) Node.js
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 3 (6.38%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (6.38%) Kafka
3 3 (6.38%) LAMP
3 3 (6.38%) SOAP
4 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 2 (4.26%) RESTful
5 1 (2.13%) Jinja
5 1 (2.13%) JSON
5 1 (2.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.26%) PMI
5 1 (2.13%) BBC
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.13%) Social Media
5 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Linux
2 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (42.55%) CentOS
4 15 (31.91%) Unix
5 14 (29.79%) Windows
6 4 (8.51%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.38%) Solaris
7 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
8 2 (4.26%) Fedora
8 2 (4.26%) SUSE
9 1 (2.13%) AIX
9 1 (2.13%) Debian
9 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (70.21%) DevOps
2 17 (36.17%) Configuration Management
3 5 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL
3 5 (10.64%) Network Virtualisation
4 4 (8.51%) Migration
4 4 (8.51%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (6.38%) Analytics
5 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.38%) Kanban
5 3 (6.38%) Open Source
5 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Feature Driven Development
6 2 (4.26%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.26%) Product Management
6 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.26%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (4.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (70.21%) Python
2 18 (38.30%) Bash Shell
3 8 (17.02%) Perl
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
1 2 (4.26%) PMI Certification
1 2 (4.26%) PMP
2 1 (2.13%) CISM
2 1 (2.13%) CISSP
2 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (4.26%) COBIT
2 2 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Docker
2 5 (10.64%) KVM
3 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.26%) Btrfs
4 2 (4.26%) NFS
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.26%) VirtualBox
4 2 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 25 (53.19%) Ansible
2 24 (51.06%) Puppet
3 18 (38.30%) Terraform
4 17 (36.17%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (34.04%) Kubernetes
6 11 (23.40%) Salt
7 9 (19.15%) Packer
8 2 (4.26%) Cobbler
8 2 (4.26%) Consul
8 2 (4.26%) HAProxy
8 2 (4.26%) Icinga
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (4.26%) vCenter Server
9 1 (2.13%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (2.13%) Grafana
9 1 (2.13%) Kibana
9 1 (2.13%) Suricata
9 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Mirantis
3 5 (10.64%) Juniper
4 4 (8.51%) Oracle
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 3 (6.38%) Citrix
5 3 (6.38%) NetApp
5 3 (6.38%) Tekelec
6 2 (4.26%) Cloudera
6 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) Sandvine
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) EMC
7 1 (2.13%) Google
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) Qualys
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk