Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 66 52
Rank change year-on-year +12 -14 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.22% 0.62% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.54% 1.48% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 11
Cardiff median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £433 £375 £338
90th Percentile £498 £475 £475
South Wales median daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% +14.29%
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 315 271 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 48.17% 41.69% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 163 194
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -4.41%
10th Percentile £175 £210 £200
90th Percentile £538 £482 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £353 £343
% change year-on-year +6.38% +2.92% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +24.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £10.92 £11.35 £10.75
90th Percentile £37.35 £19.90 £30.50
South Wales median hourly rate £16.28 £13.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +20.59% -12.90% +6.90%

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 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 23 July 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Ant
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Confluence
2 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Server Hardening
3 4 (50.00%) Ansible
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Remedy
4 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Docker

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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) tcpdump
4 1 (12.50%) LDAP
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PowerCenter
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Ant
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 4 (50.00%) Hudson
3 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
5 1 (12.50%) NuGet
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EMC VNX
2 2 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
1 5 (62.50%) Server Hardening
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
1 3 (37.50%) iptables
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Ansible
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp OnCommand
2 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
3 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (25.00%) Salt
4 1 (12.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) BMC
3 1 (12.50%) Informatica
3 1 (12.50%) Micro Focus
3 1 (12.50%) Thunderhead
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago