The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 28 March 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 East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 59 86
Rank change year-on-year -12 +27  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 19 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.07% 1.83% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 4.31% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 5
Median daily rate £425 £538 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.93% +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 Buckinghamshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 455 441 553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 44.13% 42.36% 45.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 240 238
Median daily rate £413 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.17 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.41% +11.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.07 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Buckinghamshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Milton Keynes -15 8 £395 -28.98%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) VMware
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) CentOS
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) HTML
5 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
6 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) vCloud
6 8 (29.63%) Docker
6 8 (29.63%) vRealize
6 8 (29.63%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (29.63%) Java
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL
6 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (29.63%) Puppet
6 8 (29.63%) ITIL V2
6 8 (29.63%) SCCM
7 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (22.22%) OpenShift
8 6 (22.22%) Scrum
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 6 (22.22%) Perl

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (11.11%) OpenStack
1 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) OpenShift
2 5 (18.52%) IaaS
3 2 (7.41%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
2 2 (7.41%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (18.52%) Ant
2 5 (18.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (18.52%) Gradle
3 4 (14.81%) Hudson
4 2 (7.41%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.70%) GitLab
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Developer
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Data Centre Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) Java EE
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 6 (22.22%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) XSLT
3 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) EJB
3 5 (18.52%) JMS
4 3 (11.11%) Ajax
4 3 (11.11%) JSON
5 2 (7.41%) HTML5
5 2 (7.41%) Middleware
5 2 (7.41%) Node.js
5 2 (7.41%) REST
5 2 (7.41%) SOAP
6 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.70%) CSS3
6 1 (3.70%) Redux
6 1 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.81%) Online Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
4 10 (37.04%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) AIX
6 1 (3.70%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL V2
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (22.22%) High Availability
4 6 (22.22%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) MapReduce
5 5 (18.52%) Open Source
5 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 5 (18.52%) UML
6 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (14.81%) OO
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Change Management
8 2 (7.41%) Microservices
8 2 (7.41%) Network Design
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (7.41%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) C#
3 5 (18.52%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) C
5 2 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (25.93%) DV Cleared
4 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (48.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (29.63%) Docker
2 8 (29.63%) vCloud
2 8 (29.63%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) PowerHA
3 2 (7.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Puppet
1 8 (29.63%) SCCM
1 8 (29.63%) vRealize
2 3 (11.11%) SCOM
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Blue Coat
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Nimsoft
4 2 (7.41%) Veritas
5 1 (3.70%) Pega
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO