Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 74 94
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20 -46
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 25 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.13% 1.71% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 3.83% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 10
Cheshire median daily rate £414 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.65% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £280 £363 £311
90th Percentile £538 £475 £513
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
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 569 653 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 42.94% 44.60% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 437 459
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £252 £263 £249
90th Percentile £625 £538 £575
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 39
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% -5.77% -1.44%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £9.82
90th Percentile £32.70 £22.20 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.13 £17.42
% change year-on-year -11.20% +4.05% +8.88%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -8 10 £370 -10.30% 1
Macclesfield - 3 £525 -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 6 (40.00%) Python
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
6 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (26.67%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (20.00%) Service Management
8 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 3 (20.00%) HP
8 3 (20.00%) EMC
8 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Java
8 3 (20.00%) ITIL
8 3 (20.00%) PaaS
8 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
8 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
8 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (20.00%) Life Science
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC

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 2 (13.33%) JBoss
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (20.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Banking
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) AIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Life Science
2 2 (13.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
2 9 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Unix
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Internal Audit
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Matrix Management
2 3 (20.00%) Scrum
2 3 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Kanban
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Go
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Docker
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Ansible
1 3 (20.00%) Data Guard
1 3 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (13.33%) PowerBroker
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) Veritas
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) EMC
3 3 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
4 2 (13.33%) IBM
4 2 (13.33%) IBM Sterling