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The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 July 2022 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 of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 127 98 115
Rank change year-on-year -29 +17 -21
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 23 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.60% 1.14% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 2.60% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 5
10th Percentile £328 £471 -
25th Percentile £389 £475 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £575 £400
Median % change year-on-year -21.74% +43.75% -20.00%
75th Percentile £531 £613 £525
90th Percentile £625 £620 £540
England median daily rate £588 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +17.50% - -

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 of England.

All Vendors
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,078 884 852
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 42.98% 43.89% 41.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 668 494 471
10th Percentile £188 £143 £180
25th Percentile £313 £233 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £408 £425
Median % change year-on-year +10.43% -4.12% -5.56%
75th Percentile £562 £521 £525
90th Percentile £675 £596 £593
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 108 67
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.32 £13.23
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.06 £14.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +21.88% -20.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £35.00 £23.21 £39.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.60 £56.60
England median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% +2.70%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in the East of England over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -10 12 £450 -21.74% 4
Cambridgeshire -18 3 £425 - 1
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Docker
3 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (53.33%) Azure
4 7 (46.67%) AWS
5 6 (40.00%) Bash
5 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (40.00%) CI/CD
6 5 (33.33%) Ansible
6 5 (33.33%) GCP
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Agile
7 4 (26.67%) Migration
7 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
7 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (26.67%) Amazon EKS
8 3 (20.00%) Azure AKS
8 3 (20.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
8 3 (20.00%) Social Skills
8 3 (20.00%) Deadline-Driven
8 3 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
8 3 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
8 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (20.00%) Analytics

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) JBoss
1 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) Azure
2 7 (46.67%) AWS
3 5 (33.33%) GCP
4 4 (26.67%) Amazon EKS
4 4 (26.67%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (26.67%) OpenShift
5 3 (20.00%) Azure AKS
5 3 (20.00%) GitHub
5 3 (20.00%) Google Kubernetes Engine
6 1 (6.67%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) H.323
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) MariaDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (6.67%) Terragrunt
General
1 3 (20.00%) Social Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Organisational Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Web Services
1 3 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Camel
3 1 (6.67%) jBPM
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Node.js
3 1 (6.67%) React
3 1 (6.67%) RESTful
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
3 1 (6.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (6.67%) WSDL
3 1 (6.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 1 (6.67%) IVR
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Debian
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) Unix
4 1 (6.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CI/CD
2 5 (33.33%) Agile
3 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Deadline-Driven
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (13.33%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Bash
2 2 (13.33%) AWK
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) sed
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (20.00%) RHCA
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) KVM
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Ansible
2 4 (26.67%) Kubernetes
3 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (13.33%) Terraform
4 1 (6.67%) Argo
4 1 (6.67%) FreeIPA
4 1 (6.67%) Grafana
4 1 (6.67%) Icinga
4 1 (6.67%) Istio
4 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) AppDynamics
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) TOWER Software
4 1 (6.67%) Verint