Period
to 23 March 2019

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 6 months to 23 March 2019 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
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 91 87
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.15% 0.77% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.90% 2.06% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 11
Bristol median daily rate £466 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.46% -35.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £428 £266 £375
90th Percentile £638 £386 £680
South West median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +14.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Bristol.

All Vendors
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 794 681 671
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 39.64% 37.34% 42.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 465 453
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £263 £225 £213
90th Percentile £588 £519 £525
South West median daily rate £434 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.59% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 13 25
Bristol median hourly rate £35.63 £15.00 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +137.50% -25.93% +9.46%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £10.35
90th Percentile £60.44 £42.50 £43.55
South West median hourly rate £36.25 £23.00 £35.38
% change year-on-year +57.61% -34.98% +15.04%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Bristol over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Red Hat in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 19 (82.61%) Linux
1 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
5 12 (52.17%) LAN
5 12 (52.17%) WAN
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (30.43%) SAN
8 7 (30.43%) Python
8 7 (30.43%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) NFS
9 6 (26.09%) CentOS
10 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Samba
10 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
10 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
12 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 3 (13.04%) REST
12 3 (13.04%) DevOps
12 3 (13.04%) Perl

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 2 (8.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Datadog
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) NuGet
2 1 (4.35%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) LAN
1 12 (52.17%) WAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) SSH
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Big Data
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Hudson
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.70%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Support
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Support
1 5 (21.74%) Server Support
1 5 (21.74%) Windows Server Support
2 4 (17.39%) Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) JSON
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (8.70%) Animation
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Linux
1 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
3 15 (65.22%) Windows Server
4 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (26.09%) CentOS
6 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Software Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Availability Management
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
4 2 (8.70%) SOA
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Python
2 5 (21.74%) Shell Script
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Perl
5 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCSA
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
3 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) NFS
4 5 (21.74%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) Docker
6 1 (4.35%) iptables
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Suricata
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) VMware
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) DataCore
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
4 2 (8.70%) Juniper
4 2 (8.70%) McAfee
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.35%) Qualys
5 1 (4.35%) Splunk