Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 131 111
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 +61
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 59 51 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.25% 1.15% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 2.38% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 44
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.03% +14.38%
10th Percentile £360 £250 £350
90th Percentile £533 £600 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 12
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 - £23.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +60.00% -36.71%

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 2,137 2,140 2,414
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 45.24% 48.11% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,208 1,178 1,278
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £204 £210 £206
90th Percentile £594 £538 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 174 256
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £21.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.04% -15.99% +9.75%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £43.75 £47.50
England median hourly rate £17.49 £17.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year +0.66% -3.47% +9.09%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +5 25 £425 +65.05% 7
Norfolk -10 16 £398 -15.43% 2
Essex -3 7 £380 -25.85%
Bedfordshire -1 5 £475 -13.64%
Suffolk +11 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -31 3 £500 +5.26% 3
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 40 (67.80%) Linux
2 31 (52.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
3 20 (33.90%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) Windows
4 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (25.42%) Spring
5 15 (25.42%) Maven
5 15 (25.42%) JUnit
5 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
5 15 (25.42%) Apache ServiceMix
5 15 (25.42%) RESTful
5 15 (25.42%) Cucumber
5 15 (25.42%) API Development
6 14 (23.73%) Virtual Team
6 14 (23.73%) BDD
6 14 (23.73%) OO
7 11 (18.64%) Unix
8 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
8 10 (16.95%) Python
8 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
8 10 (16.95%) JBoss
9 9 (15.25%) Ansible
10 8 (13.56%) Puppet
10 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
10 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
10 8 (13.56%) CentOS
10 8 (13.56%) Middleware
10 8 (13.56%) Apache
11 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering

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 15 (25.42%) Apache ServiceMix
2 10 (16.95%) JBoss
3 8 (13.56%) Apache
4 7 (11.86%) WebLogic
4 7 (11.86%) WebLogic Portal
5 5 (8.47%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) IPsec
2 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) iSCSI
3 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 1 (1.69%) DHCP
4 1 (1.69%) HTTP
4 1 (1.69%) Internet
4 1 (1.69%) SSL
4 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon RDS
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) GIS
2 1 (1.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Jenkins
2 15 (25.42%) Cucumber
2 15 (25.42%) JUnit
2 15 (25.42%) Maven
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Ant
5 1 (1.69%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.69%) FishEye
5 1 (1.69%) GitLab
5 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.69%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 11 (18.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (16.95%) Administrator
4 9 (15.25%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (13.56%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (13.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (11.86%) Trainee
7 4 (6.78%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Junior
9 2 (3.39%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Server Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Technical Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (3.39%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.42%) Apache Camel
1 15 (25.42%) RESTful
1 15 (25.42%) Spring
2 8 (13.56%) Middleware
3 7 (11.86%) J2EE
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 1 (1.69%) .NET
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (1.69%) LDAP
5 1 (1.69%) ModSecurity
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Virtual Team
2 5 (8.47%) PKI
3 4 (6.78%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.69%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 40 (67.80%) Linux
2 31 (52.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 16 (27.12%) Windows
4 11 (18.64%) Unix
5 8 (13.56%) CentOS
6 7 (11.86%) Solaris
7 4 (6.78%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.69%) CoreOS
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) API Development
3 14 (23.73%) BDD
3 14 (23.73%) OO
4 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
4 7 (11.86%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
4 7 (11.86%) SOLID
4 7 (11.86%) User Stories
5 6 (10.17%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (10.17%) DevOps
5 6 (10.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
6 4 (6.78%) High Availability
7 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.39%) Network Design
8 2 (3.39%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.39%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Java
2 10 (16.95%) Python
2 10 (16.95%) Shell Script
3 8 (13.56%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.17%) Perl
5 4 (6.78%) SQL
6 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) C
8 1 (1.69%) C#
8 1 (1.69%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.39%) RHCA
4 2 (3.39%) RHCE
5 1 (1.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.17%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.78%) iptables
5 3 (5.08%) Docker
6 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
6 2 (3.39%) Xen
6 2 (3.39%) XenApp
6 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.69%) LXC
7 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (15.25%) Ansible
2 8 (13.56%) Puppet
3 6 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (8.47%) Terraform
5 4 (6.78%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (6.78%) WSUS
6 3 (5.08%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.69%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) BEA
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
1 7 (11.86%) VMware
1 7 (11.86%) webMethods
2 6 (10.17%) Cisco
3 5 (8.47%) Splunk
4 3 (5.08%) Lumension
4 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.39%) Atlassian
5 2 (3.39%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.69%) BMC
6 1 (1.69%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.69%) Remedy
6 1 (1.69%) SAP