Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 64 72
Rank change year-on-year -22 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.17% 1.98% 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 4.77% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 12
Cheshire median daily rate £444 £404 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.91% -5.00% -5.56%
10th Percentile £433 £290 £389
90th Percentile £449 £555 £475
North West median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £40.25 £31.75
% change year-on-year - +26.77% -

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 544 545 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 45.98% 41.51% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 369 342
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +3.13% -3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £177
90th Percentile £588 £625 £550
North West median daily rate £420 £419 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% +4.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 37
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -19.12% -
10th Percentile £17.16 £11.48 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.38 £35.25 £31.25
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.06% -10.00%

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 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

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Platform Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet