The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / East Midlands
Rank 92 60 65
Rank change year-on-year -32 +5  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 37 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.54% 2.29% 1.98%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% 5.20% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 21
Median daily rate £369 £390 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% -13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £358 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £421 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 the East Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 720 711 709
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 48.23% 43.92% 43.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 387 354
Median daily rate £350 £370 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +2.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 44 41
Median hourly rate £16.55 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.30% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.75 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the East Midlands

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire -21 6 £369 -5.44%
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £450 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £160 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) J2EE
4 13 (50.00%) Oracle
5 12 (46.15%) Unix
6 11 (42.31%) VMware
7 10 (38.46%) Windows
8 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
9 8 (30.77%) Firewall
9 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco
10 7 (26.92%) AIX
10 7 (26.92%) Apache
10 7 (26.92%) Solaris
11 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
11 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
11 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
11 6 (23.08%) MySQL
11 6 (23.08%) Sun
11 6 (23.08%) BEA
11 6 (23.08%) SAN
11 6 (23.08%) iPlanet
11 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
11 6 (23.08%) Project Management
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
11 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (26.92%) Apache
2 6 (23.08%) iPlanet
2 6 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 6 (23.08%) WebLogic
3 5 (19.23%) JBoss
4 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
4 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (7.69%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (3.85%) IIS
6 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.85%) nginx
6 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
2 6 (23.08%) BIG-IP
2 6 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) NAS
4 2 (7.69%) FTP
4 2 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) HTTP
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 5 (19.23%) Endeca
4 3 (11.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (7.69%) DB2
6 1 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
3 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
3 3 (11.54%) JUnit
3 3 (11.54%) Mockito
3 3 (11.54%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.85%) GitLab
5 1 (3.85%) Hudson
5 1 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Azure Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Chief Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (3.85%) IT Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) J2EE
2 5 (19.23%) JSP
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) JPA
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
5 1 (3.85%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) HP Storage
1 3 (11.54%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Grid Computing
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 12 (46.15%) Unix
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (26.92%) AIX
5 7 (26.92%) Solaris
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) CentOS
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
8 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (3.85%) Debian
10 1 (3.85%) HPUX
10 1 (3.85%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Six Sigma
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL V3
3 5 (19.23%) Open Source
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (15.38%) IT Strategy
4 4 (15.38%) QMS
4 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Software Architecture
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) CCNP
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) JSP 440
2 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (19.23%) Squid
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (23.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Graphite
2 5 (19.23%) logstash
3 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 3 (11.54%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (7.69%) OpenView
6 1 (3.85%) Ansible
6 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.85%) Mesos
6 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (3.85%) Puppet
6 1 (3.85%) Rancher
6 1 (3.85%) rkt
6 1 (3.85%) Salt
6 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco
4 6 (23.08%) BEA
4 6 (23.08%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) Sun
5 5 (19.23%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
6 4 (15.38%) 3PAR
6 4 (15.38%) EMC
6 4 (15.38%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) PTC
8 2 (7.69%) BMC
8 2 (7.69%) Cognos
8 2 (7.69%) MuleSoft
8 2 (7.69%) NetApp
8 2 (7.69%) Opsware
8 2 (7.69%) Pega
8 2 (7.69%) Qualys
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas