Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 January 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 52 48
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 5 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.08% 0.90% 4.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 2.11% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 37
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -2.78% +28.57%
10th Percentile £331 £406 £313
90th Percentile £469 £481 £498
South Wales median daily rate £375 £413 £450
% change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 262 237 400
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 40.43% 42.47% 46.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 172 309
Cardiff median daily rate £359 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £190 £180 £208
90th Percentile £481 £549 £475
South Wales median daily rate £368 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -5.16% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 7
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £13.70 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.04% -14.38% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £23.51 £21.50 £22.40
South Wales median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £20.25
% change year-on-year +1.85% -33.33% +35.00%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Cardiff

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Cardiff

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Cardiff

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) CentOS
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (42.86%) Ruby
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Postfix
5 3 (42.86%) Sendmail
5 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
5 3 (42.86%) iptables
5 3 (42.86%) Python
5 3 (42.86%) DHCP
5 3 (42.86%) NFS
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) Perl
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (42.86%) LAMP
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) MySQL
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Apache

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (28.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) DBA
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) CentOS
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Database Tuning
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Video Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) iptables
1 3 (42.86%) NFS
1 3 (42.86%) Postfix
1 3 (42.86%) Sendmail
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Guard
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Statspack
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper