Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 104 87 141
Rank change year-on-year -17 +54 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 37 6 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 1.44% 0.45% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 1.02% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 13
10th Percentile £402 £370 £350
25th Percentile £455 £388 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -2.17%
75th Percentile £558 £525 £525
90th Percentile £650 £536 £570
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £69.05 £50.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +38.10% +5.26% +6.74%

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 1,036 590 1,686
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 40.25% 43.93% 44.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 348 1,033
10th Percentile £150 £181 £192
25th Percentile £300 £285 £300
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £428 £400 £410
Median % change year-on-year +6.88% -2.44% -3.53%
75th Percentile £530 £488 £500
90th Percentile £600 £546 £600
England median daily rate £508 £465 £450
% change year-on-year +9.14% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 61 102
10th Percentile £11.96 £12.25 £11.15
25th Percentile £13.25 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £16.35
Median % change year-on-year -63.75% +144.65% -0.91%
75th Percentile £21.95 £47.25 £22.06
90th Percentile £39.50 £52.50 £53.75
England median hourly rate £19.21 £23.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year -16.49% +22.99% +8.41%

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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 -3 22 £500 +17.65% 5
Cambridgeshire -17 7 - -
Suffolk -9 4 £483 +7.22%
Essex -18 4 £475 -11.21%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 17 (45.95%) AWS
3 15 (40.54%) Docker
4 14 (37.84%) Oracle
5 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
7 11 (29.73%) DevOps
7 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
8 10 (27.03%) JIRA
8 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
8 10 (27.03%) High Availability
9 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
9 9 (24.32%) VMware
9 9 (24.32%) Python
10 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.62%) Java
10 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
11 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
11 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (16.22%) Spring
12 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
12 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
12 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
12 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (16.22%) Azure
12 6 (16.22%) CentOS
12 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
12 6 (16.22%) PowerShell

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 8 (21.62%) OpenStack
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
3 4 (10.81%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 17 (45.95%) AWS
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (16.22%) Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) GitHub
4 3 (8.11%) GCP
4 3 (8.11%) OpenShift
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.70%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) Wireless
2 5 (13.51%) SSH
3 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
3 3 (8.11%) MPLS
3 3 (8.11%) VoIP
4 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
4 2 (5.41%) 5G
4 2 (5.41%) SGSN
4 2 (5.41%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (2.70%) ATM
5 1 (2.70%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (2.70%) MGW
5 1 (2.70%) Network Security
5 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (16.22%) Data Lake
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (32.43%) Jenkins
2 10 (27.03%) JIRA
3 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (16.22%) GitLab
3 6 (16.22%) Spinnaker
4 4 (10.81%) Artifactory
4 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket
4 4 (10.81%) Bitbucket Server
5 2 (5.41%) Flyway
5 2 (5.41%) IntelliJ
5 2 (5.41%) JUnit
5 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 2 (5.41%) Postman
5 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 6 (16.22%) Electronics
3 4 (10.81%) Social Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Architect
2 6 (16.22%) AWS Architect
2 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Technical Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Network Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Spring
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 5 (13.51%) JSON
3 4 (10.81%) RESTful
3 4 (10.81%) Spring Boot
3 4 (10.81%) Web Services
4 3 (8.11%) Apache Camel
5 2 (5.41%) Drools
5 2 (5.41%) Java Concurrency
5 2 (5.41%) jBPM
5 2 (5.41%) JDBC
5 2 (5.41%) JMS
5 2 (5.41%) JMX
5 2 (5.41%) Middleware
5 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (5.41%) REST
5 2 (5.41%) Spine.js
5 2 (5.41%) Swagger
5 2 (5.41%) YAML
6 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Cloud Native
3 2 (5.41%) Derivative
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 27 (72.97%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Ubuntu
4 6 (16.22%) CentOS
4 6 (16.22%) Windows
5 5 (13.51%) Debian
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Solaris
6 2 (5.41%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) DevOps
2 10 (27.03%) High Availability
3 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.92%) Patch Management
4 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (16.22%) Load Balancing
4 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
4 6 (16.22%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (10.81%) Microservices
6 4 (10.81%) Observability
6 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Secure Coding
7 3 (8.11%) Change Management
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Customer-Centricity
7 3 (8.11%) Network Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Bash Shell
2 9 (24.32%) Python
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
5 4 (10.81%) Java 8
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) AWK
6 3 (8.11%) sed
6 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.41%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) OASIS TOSCA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Docker
2 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle RAC
3 6 (16.22%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (10.81%) KVM
6 3 (8.11%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.41%) LXC
8 1 (2.70%) RHEV
8 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (10.81%) Ansible
2 4 (10.81%) Prometheus
3 2 (5.41%) Cloudify
3 2 (5.41%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (5.41%) Grafana
3 2 (5.41%) Juju
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Terraform
3 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) VMware
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) Juniper
5 4 (10.81%) Atlassian
6 3 (8.11%) Ericsson
7 2 (5.41%) Google
7 2 (5.41%) Mirantis
8 1 (2.70%) Mavenir
8 1 (2.70%) NetScout
8 1 (2.70%) SAP