Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 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
England > East of England
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 95 134
Rank change year-on-year -30 +39 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 74 100 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.58% 1.94% 1.37%
As % of the Vendors category 3.53% 4.07% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 73 47
East of England median daily rate £480 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £328 £280 £306
90th Percentile £601 £583 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
East of England median hourly rate - £13.50 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £29.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +72.41% -14.71% -2.86%

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 of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2094 2455 2888
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 44.77% 47.70% 48.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1349 1617
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 195 255
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -19.51% -2.38%
10th Percentile £10.31 £9.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.30 £44.24 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the East of England

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor 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 26 July 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
Norfolk +1 23 £315 -31.52%
Bedfordshire -3 20 £480 -18.30%
Essex -15 19 £513 +70.83%
Hertfordshire -16 6 £425 +13.33% 1
Cambridgeshire -17 6 £275 -19.12% 3
Suffolk +7 1 £538 +7.50%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 of England region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 52 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (35.14%) Unix
4 23 (31.08%) Hadoop
4 23 (31.08%) Cloudera
4 23 (31.08%) Apache Spark
5 20 (27.03%) Windows
5 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
6 18 (24.32%) Kerberos
6 18 (24.32%) Impala
6 18 (24.32%) Apache Hive
6 18 (24.32%) R
7 15 (20.27%) Java
8 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
8 13 (17.57%) CentOS
9 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
9 12 (16.22%) VMware
10 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
10 11 (14.86%) DevOps
11 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
11 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
11 10 (13.51%) Confluence
11 10 (13.51%) JIRA
11 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.16%) Python
12 9 (12.16%) .NET
12 9 (12.16%) Data Integration
12 9 (12.16%) Puppet
12 9 (12.16%) Git (software)

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 23 (31.08%) Apache Spark
2 10 (13.51%) Confluence
3 8 (10.81%) JBoss
4 6 (8.11%) Apache
5 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.76%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (1.35%) CMS
7 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.35%) WildFly
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.76%) SaaS
3 4 (5.41%) OneDrive
4 3 (4.05%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.35%) IaaS
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.32%) Kerberos
2 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.05%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.70%) SpaceWire
4 2 (2.70%) SSL
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) LDAP
5 1 (1.35%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (31.08%) Hadoop
2 18 (24.32%) Apache Hive
2 18 (24.32%) Impala
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) Ingres
4 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.35%) Informix
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) JIRA
2 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.11%) Ant
3 6 (8.11%) Artifactory
3 6 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (8.11%) MSBuild
3 6 (8.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 6 (8.11%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.70%) ClearCase
5 2 (2.70%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 6 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Marketing
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Avionics
4 2 (2.70%) Electronics
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (24.32%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (16.22%) Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Consultant
5 9 (12.16%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (6.76%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (6.76%) Integration Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Data Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Data Integration Architect
8 4 (5.41%) Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) Linux Consultant
8 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 4 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Architect
9 3 (4.05%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Sitecore Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) .NET
2 7 (9.46%) Middleware
3 5 (6.76%) J2EE
4 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.35%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.35%) JSON
5 1 (1.35%) REST
5 1 (1.35%) RESTful
5 1 (1.35%) SOAP
5 1 (1.35%) Spring
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) RIA
3 3 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.35%) CMDB
5 1 (1.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.35%) LPAR
5 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (79.73%) Linux
2 52 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (35.14%) Unix
4 20 (27.03%) Windows
5 13 (17.57%) CentOS
6 9 (12.16%) Windows Server
7 6 (8.11%) Solaris
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Fedora
8 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
8 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.35%) AIX
9 1 (1.35%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (14.86%) DevOps
3 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.16%) Data Integration
5 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.81%) Open Source
6 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (8.11%) Functional Programming
6 6 (8.11%) Release Automation
6 6 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
7 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (6.76%) Data Architecture
7 5 (6.76%) Digital Marketing
8 4 (5.41%) Change Management
8 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
8 4 (5.41%) Low Latency
8 4 (5.41%) SOA
9 3 (4.05%) Content Management
9 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) R
2 15 (20.27%) Java
3 9 (12.16%) Python
4 7 (9.46%) Shell Script
5 6 (8.11%) Bash Shell
5 6 (8.11%) Ruby
6 4 (5.41%) C#
7 3 (4.05%) Perl
8 2 (2.70%) C
9 1 (1.35%) ANSI C
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (17.57%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 2 (2.70%) RHCE
4 1 (1.35%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) ECSS
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.76%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.70%) Cygwin
4 2 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (1.35%) LXC
5 1 (1.35%) OpenDJ
5 1 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Puppet
2 8 (10.81%) Ansible
3 5 (6.76%) SCCM
3 5 (6.76%) Terraform
3 5 (6.76%) yum
4 3 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.70%) SCOM
6 1 (1.35%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.35%) Grafana
6 1 (1.35%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.35%) Mesos
6 1 (1.35%) Nagios
6 1 (1.35%) Packer
6 1 (1.35%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Cloudera
2 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (16.22%) VMware
4 8 (10.81%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) Atlassian
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 4 (5.41%) Google
7 3 (4.05%) Ensighten
7 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.70%) SAP
8 2 (2.70%) Splunk
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
9 1 (1.35%) BEA
9 1 (1.35%) CA
9 1 (1.35%) Dynatrace
9 1 (1.35%) ForgeRock
9 1 (1.35%) IBM
9 1 (1.35%) Mitel
9 1 (1.35%) Sun
9 1 (1.35%) webMethods