Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 77 85
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 22 13 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.63% 1.05% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 2.43% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 24
Cheshire median daily rate £415 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £321 £350 £300
90th Percentile £538 £538 £510
North West median daily rate £463 £425 £394
% change year-on-year +8.82% +7.94% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Cheshire.

All Vendors
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 567 534 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 41.91% 43.31% 46.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 355 557
Cheshire median daily rate £380 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.94% -8.82% +6.12%
10th Percentile £231 £237 £280
90th Percentile £538 £525 £553
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 51 27
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -10.93% +6.79%
10th Percentile £11.22 £10.61 £10.60
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £29.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% -

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 18 July 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 18 July 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
Knutsford -6 9 £406 -2.11%
Warrington - 2 - -
Crewe - 1 £405 -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 13 (59.09%) Java
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 11 (50.00%) DevOps
3 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (45.45%) Unix
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (40.91%) PaaS
4 9 (40.91%) JBoss
4 9 (40.91%) Apache
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
5 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
6 7 (31.82%) Ruby
6 7 (31.82%) IBM
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
6 7 (31.82%) Migration
6 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
6 7 (31.82%) Python
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Scrum
7 6 (27.27%) JIRA
7 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Docker
8 5 (22.73%) Decision-Making
8 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving

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 9 (40.91%) Apache
1 9 (40.91%) JBoss
2 7 (31.82%) Tomcat
3 4 (18.18%) Confluence
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Spark
4 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
4 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) PaaS
2 8 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (18.18%) OpenShift
4 2 (9.09%) GitHub
4 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
2 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (4.55%) DMZ
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 6 (27.27%) JIRA
2 2 (9.09%) GitLab
2 2 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Designer
4 2 (9.09%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Product Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Middleware
2 5 (22.73%) Web Services
3 4 (18.18%) JSON
4 3 (13.64%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (13.64%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) Ajax
5 2 (9.09%) Anaconda
5 2 (9.09%) jQuery
5 2 (9.09%) Kafka
5 2 (9.09%) OAuth
5 2 (9.09%) REST
5 2 (9.09%) SAML
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) XSD
6 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Unix
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.64%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) CentOS
6 1 (4.55%) AIX
6 1 (4.55%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (4.55%) Windows NT
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Decision-Making
5 5 (22.73%) Kanban
5 5 (22.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (22.73%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 4 (18.18%) Acceptance Criteria
6 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
6 4 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (13.64%) Product Management
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Case Management
8 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) Python
2 7 (31.82%) Ruby
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
5 2 (9.09%) Go
5 2 (9.09%) Perl
5 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Docker
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
4 1 (4.55%) Firmware
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 3 (13.64%) Terraform
4 2 (9.09%) Ansible
4 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) Nagios
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) IBM
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) Cloudera
3 2 (9.09%) Google
3 2 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee
3 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
3 2 (9.09%) Symantec
3 2 (9.09%) Veritas
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Hitachi
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Sun