The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 3 months to 25 June 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.77% 0.36% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.50% 0.93% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 22
Median daily rate £400 £450 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £450 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 Bristol.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 354 324 294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 42.70% 38.57% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 218 208
Median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +8.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £269 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +160.00% -39.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £33.45 £53.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Bristol

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Bristol

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Bristol

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Bristol

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Red Hat
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (42.11%) VMware
4 14 (36.84%) Unix
5 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
5 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (34.21%) Puppet
6 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (31.58%) Oracle
7 11 (28.95%) Perl
7 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
7 11 (28.95%) DNS
7 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
7 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
8 10 (26.32%) DevOps
8 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (23.68%) Apache
9 9 (23.68%) Python
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.05%) Java
10 8 (21.05%) CentOS
10 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
11 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
11 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
11 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (18.42%) Skype

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (28.95%) Tomcat
2 9 (23.68%) Apache
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 7 (18.42%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (18.42%) Skype for Business
5 6 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (15.79%) WebLogic
6 5 (13.16%) iPlanet
6 5 (13.16%) JBoss
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (7.89%) Alfresco
7 3 (7.89%) Mule
7 3 (7.89%) OpenStack
8 2 (5.26%) IIS
8 2 (5.26%) WebSphere
9 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (2.63%) GlassFish
9 1 (2.63%) MQSeries
9 1 (2.63%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) DNS
2 7 (18.42%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (18.42%) Skype
3 6 (15.79%) Firewall
3 6 (15.79%) LDAP
4 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) SAN
6 3 (7.89%) NAS
7 2 (5.26%) DHCP
7 2 (5.26%) PuTTY
7 2 (5.26%) VPN
7 2 (5.26%) WAN
7 2 (5.26%) WinSCP
8 1 (2.63%) DAB
8 1 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (2.63%) Internet
8 1 (2.63%) IPsec
8 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.63%) LAN
8 1 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (7.89%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) DB2
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle OWB
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.89%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.89%) Toad
3 2 (5.26%) Ant
3 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.26%) LoadRunner
3 2 (5.26%) Selenium
3 2 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.26%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) TestNG
3 2 (5.26%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (13.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps
4 4 (10.53%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) AWS Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Solaris Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) J2EE
3 3 (7.89%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (7.89%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (5.26%) .NET
4 2 (5.26%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (5.26%) LAMP
4 2 (5.26%) Middleware
4 2 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.63%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.63%) REST
5 1 (2.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Client/Server
2 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.63%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 24 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (36.84%) Unix
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
7 10 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (21.05%) CentOS
9 7 (18.42%) SUSE
9 7 (18.42%) Windows 10
10 6 (15.79%) Solaris
11 5 (13.16%) AIX
11 5 (13.16%) HPUX
12 4 (10.53%) Debian
13 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
13 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (2.63%) FreeBSD
14 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (26.32%) DevOps
2 6 (15.79%) High Availability
2 6 (15.79%) ITIL
3 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (13.16%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.53%) Scrum
4 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (7.89%) Web Operations
6 2 (5.26%) API Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Perl
2 9 (23.68%) Python
3 8 (21.05%) Java
4 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.79%) Ruby
6 5 (13.16%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) Groovy
7 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.26%) F#
8 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.63%) C-shell
9 1 (2.63%) Korn
9 1 (2.63%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.63%) RHCA
4 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) JSP 440
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
3 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.79%) DFS Replication
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.53%) KVM
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 3 (7.89%) Xen
7 2 (5.26%) Firmware
7 2 (5.26%) Samba
7 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.63%) Docker
8 1 (2.63%) GFS2
8 1 (2.63%) Gluster
8 1 (2.63%) OCFS2
8 1 (2.63%) Shibboleth
8 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Puppet
2 5 (13.16%) Ansible
3 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.53%) vRealize
4 3 (7.89%) Terraform
5 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.26%) SCCM
6 1 (2.63%) Bcfg2
6 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (2.63%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.63%) Kibana
6 1 (2.63%) OpenView
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) VMware
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) F5
3 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.16%) HP
4 5 (13.16%) IBM
4 5 (13.16%) Sun
5 4 (10.53%) PlateSpin
5 4 (10.53%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) arcserve
7 1 (2.63%) Cognos
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Gemalto
7 1 (2.63%) Juniper
7 1 (2.63%) Opsware