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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 76 71
Rank change year-on-year -23 -5  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.27% 1.37% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 3.46% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 17
Median daily rate £425 £390 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -7.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £338 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 684 607 692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 45.45% 39.52% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 376 374
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 35
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.00 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -28.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.78 £10.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £16.35 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 2 £456 +35.18%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 - - 2
Northamptonshire -8 1 £425 -8.10% 3
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) J2EE
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Mockito
4 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 4 (33.33%) Java EE
4 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) JPA
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) JUnit
4 4 (33.33%) Unix
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 4 (33.33%) Spring
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines

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 4 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) iPlanet
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (8.33%) IaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
2 1 (8.33%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SSH
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (8.33%) DB2
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 4 (33.33%) JUnit
1 4 (33.33%) Mockito
2 2 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) EMC Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 4 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 4 (33.33%) Java EE
2 4 (33.33%) JPA
2 4 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) boto
4 1 (8.33%) JSP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (8.33%) Grid Computing
1 1 (8.33%) HP Storage
1 1 (8.33%) HP StoreVirtual
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) CentOS
2 4 (33.33%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) AIX
5 1 (8.33%) Debian
5 1 (8.33%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Software Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V2
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
1 3 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (8.33%) Docker
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) vCloud
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (8.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) PTC
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) BEA
4 1 (8.33%) BMC
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Cognos
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (8.33%) Opsware
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Qualys
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Veritas