Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 105 87
Rank change year-on-year +19 -18 -34
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.72% 0.24% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 4.16% 0.59% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 22
Bristol median daily rate £350 £330 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -25.63% +10.94%
10th Percentile £300 £315 £290
90th Percentile £440 £345 £600
South West median daily rate £365 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £45.00 -
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 818 676 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.40% 39.81% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 578 458 453
Bristol median daily rate £375 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +1.38% -4.61%
10th Percentile £210 £212 £163
90th Percentile £538 £514 £525
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 41 33
Bristol median hourly rate £21.81 £21.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.87% +13.51% +10.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £11.89
90th Percentile £50.88 £43.75 £41.80
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year +33.72% -17.31% +29.61%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Avonmouth - 1 £400 -
Red Hat
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) CentOS
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
4 17 (50.00%) Python
5 16 (47.06%) Unix
6 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
7 13 (38.24%) VMware
7 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
8 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 12 (35.29%) Samba
9 11 (32.35%) Apache
9 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
10 10 (29.41%) WAN
10 10 (29.41%) NFS
10 10 (29.41%) Solaris
10 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
10 10 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
11 9 (26.47%) NUKE
11 9 (26.47%) Puppet
11 9 (26.47%) Maya
11 9 (26.47%) Firewall
11 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (26.47%) Houdini
11 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
11 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco
11 9 (26.47%) LAN
11 9 (26.47%) JBoss
11 9 (26.47%) ITIL

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 (32.35%) Apache
1 11 (32.35%) Tomcat
2 9 (26.47%) JBoss
2 9 (26.47%) WebLogic
3 6 (17.65%) iPlanet
3 6 (17.65%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (8.82%) Alfresco
4 3 (8.82%) EPiServer
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Mule
5 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
6 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
6 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Houdini
1 9 (26.47%) Maya
1 9 (26.47%) NUKE
1 9 (26.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.94%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (29.41%) WAN
2 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) TCP/IP
3 5 (14.71%) DNS
4 3 (8.82%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (5.88%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.88%) LDAP
6 1 (2.94%) FCoE
6 1 (2.94%) NAS
6 1 (2.94%) PuTTY
6 1 (2.94%) SAN
6 1 (2.94%) SMS
6 1 (2.94%) VLAN
6 1 (2.94%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.94%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) TestNG
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Billing
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Administrator
2 13 (38.24%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (32.35%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (29.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (14.71%) Solaris Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (8.82%) Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Design Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) J2EE
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
2 3 (8.82%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.88%) LAMP
3 2 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (23.53%) Animation
3 6 (17.65%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.94%) Derivative
5 1 (2.94%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) CentOS
4 17 (50.00%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) Unix
6 13 (38.24%) Windows Server
7 10 (29.41%) Solaris
7 10 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 8 (23.53%) SUSE
9 6 (17.65%) AIX
9 6 (17.65%) HPUX
10 3 (8.82%) Debian
11 2 (5.88%) Ubuntu
11 2 (5.88%) VMS
11 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.94%) FreeBSD
12 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
1 9 (26.47%) Load Balancing
2 8 (23.53%) Visual Effects
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
4 5 (14.71%) Configuration Management
4 5 (14.71%) DevOps
4 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Change Management
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (8.82%) Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (8.82%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Service Management
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (41.18%) Shell Script
3 9 (26.47%) Perl
4 5 (14.71%) Bash Shell
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) Groovy
7 2 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.94%) C-shell
8 1 (2.94%) F#
8 1 (2.94%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
3 1 (2.94%) RHCA
3 1 (2.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
1 12 (35.29%) Samba
2 10 (29.41%) NFS
3 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
5 5 (14.71%) KVM
5 5 (14.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Docker
6 4 (11.76%) Firmware
7 3 (8.82%) ISA Server
8 2 (5.88%) vSphere
8 2 (5.88%) Xen
9 1 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.94%) VMware NSX
9 1 (2.94%) XenApp
9 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Bcfg2
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.94%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) VMware
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 6 (17.65%) F5
4 6 (17.65%) Sun
5 5 (14.71%) PlateSpin
5 5 (14.71%) Veritas
6 3 (8.82%) BEA
6 3 (8.82%) HP
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix
8 1 (2.94%) Cognos
8 1 (2.94%) Opsware
8 1 (2.94%) Software AG
8 1 (2.94%) webMethods