Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 105 102
Rank change year-on-year -11 -3 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 46 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.42% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 3.10% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 27
East Midlands median daily rate £320 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -3.03% -2.94%
10th Percentile £285 £319 £350
90th Percentile £380 £600 £527
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +56.14% +1.79% -30.00%

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 the East Midlands.

All Vendors
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1393 1483 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 43.71% 45.64% 41.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 877 902 720
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £220 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £565 £526
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 75 112
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
10th Percentile £9.31 £10.00 £10.04
90th Percentile £42.75 £42.95 £28.68
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 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
Derbyshire -7 12 £320 -11.11%
Northamptonshire +9 11 £290 -47.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +7 9 £323 -22.29% 4
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 25 (75.76%) Oracle
3 20 (60.61%) Unix
4 18 (54.55%) Clustering
4 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (51.52%) ITIL
6 15 (45.45%) AIX
6 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
7 14 (42.42%) SQL
8 13 (39.39%) Solaris
8 13 (39.39%) JBoss
9 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 12 (36.36%) Firewall
9 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
9 12 (36.36%) SUSE
10 11 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
10 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
10 11 (33.33%) iPlanet
10 11 (33.33%) Sun
10 11 (33.33%) Cisco
10 11 (33.33%) HPUX
10 11 (33.33%) Apache
10 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
10 11 (33.33%) DB2
10 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
11 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
11 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
11 10 (30.30%) CentOS
11 10 (30.30%) F5
12 9 (27.27%) High Availability

Red Hat
Co-occurring 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 13 (39.39%) JBoss
2 11 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (33.33%) iPlanet
2 11 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
2 11 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 11 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.06%) MQSeries
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.06%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (6.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (3.03%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Boomi
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) Firewall
1 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 9 (27.27%) SAN
3 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) FCoE
4 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
5 4 (12.12%) WAN
6 2 (6.06%) Converged Networks
6 2 (6.06%) LDAP
6 2 (6.06%) NAS
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
2 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (21.21%) Solaris Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Administrator
5 4 (12.12%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) DBA
7 2 (6.06%) Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (6.06%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) J2EE
2 3 (9.09%) JSON
2 3 (9.09%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) XSD
2 3 (9.09%) XSL
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Clustering
2 9 (27.27%) Derivative
3 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Unix
3 18 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (45.45%) AIX
5 13 (39.39%) Solaris
6 12 (36.36%) SUSE
7 11 (33.33%) HPUX
8 10 (30.30%) CentOS
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
11 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) ITIL
2 10 (30.30%) Load Balancing
3 9 (27.27%) High Availability
3 9 (27.27%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Coaching
4 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
4 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) EAI
5 3 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (9.09%) SOA
5 3 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.06%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 14 (42.42%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (24.24%) Perl
5 6 (18.18%) C-shell
5 6 (18.18%) Korn
6 3 (9.09%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) XPath
6 3 (9.09%) XQuery
7 2 (6.06%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.15%) KVM
2 5 (15.15%) Samba
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Data Guard
2 2 (6.06%) Ansible
2 2 (6.06%) OpenView
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 2 (6.06%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Oracle
2 11 (33.33%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Sun
3 10 (30.30%) F5
4 8 (24.24%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) HP
6 4 (12.12%) PlateSpin
6 4 (12.12%) Veritas
7 3 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) Borland
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Cognos
8 2 (6.06%) IBM
8 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.06%) Opsware
8 2 (6.06%) Splunk
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
9 1 (3.03%) NetApp