Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 20 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
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 32
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester - 0.79% 4.69%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.86% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Chester median daily rate - £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -27.27% +13.79%
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +3.70% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Chester median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Chester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 94 161 191
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 36.15% 42.48% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 134 104
Chester median daily rate £350 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +3.13% +23.08%
10th Percentile £214 £263 £313
90th Percentile £475 £488 £496
Cheshire median daily rate £388 £425 £406
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.81% +15.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 25
Chester median hourly rate £13.50 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.15% +36.67% -55.95%
10th Percentile £10.53 £15.45 £12.15
90th Percentile £35.00 £31.75 £41.50
Cheshire median hourly rate £15.00 £16.92 £16.31
% change year-on-year -11.35% +3.77% -0.70%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Chester

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Chester