Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 September 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 73 83
Rank change year-on-year -14 +10 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.69% 1.12% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 2.53% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 25
Cheshire median daily rate £425 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% -
10th Percentile £386 £350 £342
90th Percentile £538 £538 £475
North West median daily rate £464 £425 £408
% change year-on-year +9.12% +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £31.75

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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 595 553 796
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.32% 44.24% 46.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 367 549
Cheshire median daily rate £395 £400 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.33% +3.55%
10th Percentile £263 £243 £286
90th Percentile £538 £550 £551
North West median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.52% -5.77%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £42.50 £35.00 £21.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.15 £18.25
% change year-on-year +15.51% -16.99% +10.61%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Cheshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Cheshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Cheshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Cheshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. 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
Warrington - 2 - -
Knutsford -13 1 £375 -10.71% 1
Crewe - 1 £405 -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
3 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (44.44%) JBoss
3 4 (44.44%) Apache
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Python
3 4 (44.44%) Middleware
3 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
3 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Kanban
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (22.22%) Apache Spark
3 2 (22.22%) Confluence
3 2 (22.22%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
1 2 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
1 2 (22.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) DMZ
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) VLAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (22.22%) GitLab
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
3 2 (22.22%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (22.22%) Kafka
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
1 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
4 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Kanban
2 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
2 2 (22.22%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) Build Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
1 4 (44.44%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) VirtualBox
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Kubernetes
1 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
3 1 (11.11%) Nagios
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (11.11%) Sun
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas