The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
UK / England
Rank 150 133 180
Rank change year-on-year -17 +47  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 716 884 618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.74% 1.82% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.96% 4.17% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 599 410
Median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Median hourly rate £27.50 £29.00 £44.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -35.15%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -24.84%  

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 England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 18095 21190 21568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.86% 43.54% 45.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11249 13005 12444
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 759 903
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.96 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +14.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.69 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.17 £51.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in England over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Red Hat in England

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
London +10 324 £500 +8.10% 67
South East +11 207 £435 +6.09% 39
South West +19 50 £525 +40.00% 12
North East +3 45 £450 +55.17% 2
North West -26 37 £435 +8.75% 11
Yorkshire -35 16 £475 +11.76% 11
East of England -31 14 £499 +2.83% 3
West Midlands -4 12 £425 +23.18% 6
East Midlands -31 8 £369 -5.44%
Red Hat
UK

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 England region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1417 (89.06%) Linux
2 1003 (63.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 513 (32.24%) Unix
4 459 (28.85%) DevOps
5 456 (28.66%) VMware
6 440 (27.66%) Puppet
7 427 (26.84%) Windows
8 398 (25.02%) Oracle
9 366 (23.00%) Security Cleared
10 348 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
11 344 (21.62%) Java
12 340 (21.37%) Python
13 314 (19.74%) Jenkins
14 300 (18.86%) Perl
15 299 (18.79%) Finance
16 293 (18.42%) Bash Shell
16 293 (18.42%) SC Cleared
17 272 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 271 (17.03%) Ansible
19 264 (16.59%) CentOS
20 247 (15.52%) Apache
21 245 (15.40%) Solaris
22 240 (15.08%) Windows Server
23 232 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
24 221 (13.89%) Git (software)
25 217 (13.64%) SAN
26 211 (13.26%) Microsoft
27 205 (12.88%) Configuration Management
28 198 (12.45%) HP
29 196 (12.32%) ITIL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 247 (15.52%) Apache
2 188 (11.82%) Tomcat
3 173 (10.87%) JBoss
4 144 (9.05%) WebLogic
5 102 (6.41%) Confluence
6 99 (6.22%) WebSphere
7 51 (3.21%) WebSphere Application Server
8 46 (2.89%) IIS
9 37 (2.33%) OpenStack
10 36 (2.26%) nginx
11 29 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
12 23 (1.45%) Apache Spark
13 20 (1.26%) Apache Geronimo
13 20 (1.26%) Apache TomEE
14 19 (1.19%) Jetty
14 19 (1.19%) SharePoint
15 18 (1.13%) iPlanet
16 16 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
16 16 (1.01%) SAS
16 16 (1.01%) WildFly
Applications
1 57 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.19%) MS Office
2 19 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.063%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.88%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 11 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle 11i
5 5 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
7 3 (0.19%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 3 (0.19%) Sentinel
8 1 (0.063%) assyst
8 1 (0.063%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.063%) Maximo
8 1 (0.063%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.063%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.063%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.063%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.063%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.063%) Traffica
Cloud Services
1 232 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 134 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 42 (2.64%) IaaS
4 39 (2.45%) PaaS
5 33 (2.07%) OpenShift
6 29 (1.82%) GitHub
7 28 (1.76%) Amazon S3
8 24 (1.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (1.38%) Trello
10 21 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
10 21 (1.32%) SaaS
11 17 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
12 13 (0.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 11 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
14 11 (0.69%) Slack
15 10 (0.63%) Route 53
16 8 (0.50%) Amazon ELB
16 8 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
16 8 (0.50%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 217 (13.64%) SAN
2 169 (10.62%) Firewall
3 168 (10.56%) DNS
4 135 (8.49%) LDAP
5 123 (7.73%) TCP/IP
6 75 (4.71%) NAS
7 62 (3.90%) Kerberos
8 57 (3.58%) SSL
9 51 (3.21%) DHCP
10 50 (3.14%) HTTP
11 47 (2.95%) Internet
11 47 (2.95%) LAN
12 45 (2.83%) WAN
13 44 (2.77%) VPN
14 43 (2.70%) SSH
15 32 (2.01%) SMTP
16 31 (1.95%) FTP
17 27 (1.70%) Ethernet
18 26 (1.63%) Network Security
19 23 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (9.62%) MySQL
2 132 (8.30%) PostgreSQL
3 112 (7.04%) Oracle Database
4 96 (6.03%) SQL Server
5 78 (4.90%) Big Data
6 75 (4.71%) Hadoop
7 64 (4.02%) NoSQL
8 63 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 59 (3.71%) Relational Database
10 54 (3.39%) BusinessObjects
11 47 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 43 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
13 33 (2.07%) Oracle Database 10g
14 29 (1.82%) Apache Hive
15 23 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
16 21 (1.32%) Redis
17 20 (1.26%) DB2
18 19 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.13%) HBase
20 16 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 314 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 221 (13.89%) Git (software)
3 130 (8.17%) JIRA
4 76 (4.78%) Subversion
5 56 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 55 (3.46%) GitLab
7 53 (3.33%) JUnit
8 47 (2.95%) Sonatype Nexus
9 39 (2.45%) Hudson
9 39 (2.45%) Oracle APEX
9 39 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 38 (2.39%) TeamCity
11 37 (2.33%) Maven
12 34 (2.14%) Ant
13 32 (2.01%) Eclipse
14 26 (1.63%) Cucumber
14 26 (1.63%) Gerrit
15 25 (1.57%) Jasmine
16 23 (1.45%) Mercurial
17 20 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 299 (18.79%) Finance
2 131 (8.23%) Banking
3 53 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 30 (1.89%) Law
5 29 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 29 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 28 (1.76%) Retail
7 23 (1.45%) Legal
8 20 (1.26%) Electronics
9 19 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.19%) Marketing
10 9 (0.57%) Games
11 6 (0.38%) Advertising
12 4 (0.25%) Publishing
12 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.19%) Back Office
13 3 (0.19%) Military
14 2 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Local Government
15 1 (0.063%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 328 (20.62%) Administrator
2 239 (15.02%) Linux Engineer
3 229 (14.39%) DevOps Engineer
4 220 (13.83%) Systems Administrator
5 189 (11.88%) Linux Administrator
6 149 (9.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 131 (8.23%) Developer
8 107 (6.73%) Architect
9 105 (6.60%) Unix Administrator
10 97 (6.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 91 (5.72%) Unix Engineer
12 83 (5.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
13 74 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 68 (4.27%) Consultant
15 61 (3.83%) AWS Engineer
16 59 (3.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
17 58 (3.65%) Java Developer
18 52 (3.27%) DBA
19 51 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
20 49 (3.08%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (6.54%) Web Services
2 85 (5.34%) Middleware
3 62 (3.90%) LAMP
4 59 (3.71%) XML
5 58 (3.65%) Software Packaging
6 51 (3.21%) HTML
7 50 (3.14%) Node.js
8 46 (2.89%) J2EE
9 42 (2.64%) LAPP Stack
10 41 (2.58%) .NET
10 41 (2.58%) CSS
11 40 (2.51%) WebSphere MQ
12 38 (2.39%) JSON
12 38 (2.39%) REST
13 37 (2.33%) Spring
14 34 (2.14%) Elastic Stack
15 31 (1.95%) XSLT
16 26 (1.63%) Java EE
17 25 (1.57%) RESTful
18 24 (1.51%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 130 (8.17%) Data Centre
2 103 (6.47%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (5.85%) Clustering
4 57 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 37 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 37 (2.33%) Enterprise Storage
6 31 (1.95%) Replication
7 30 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.63%) EMC VNX
9 24 (1.51%) EMC VMAX
10 23 (1.45%) PKI
10 23 (1.45%) Smart Meter
11 19 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (1.19%) Public Cloud
12 16 (1.01%) Web 2.0
13 15 (0.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
14 14 (0.88%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.75%) Private Cloud
16 9 (0.57%) Equities
17 8 (0.50%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1417 (89.06%) Linux
2 1003 (63.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 513 (32.24%) Unix
4 427 (26.84%) Windows
5 264 (16.59%) CentOS
6 245 (15.40%) Solaris
7 240 (15.08%) Windows Server
8 138 (8.67%) AIX
9 128 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 111 (6.98%) Ubuntu
11 109 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
12 82 (5.15%) SUSE
13 51 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 41 (2.58%) Oracle Linux
15 33 (2.07%) Debian
15 33 (2.07%) HPUX
16 19 (1.19%) Windows 7
17 17 (1.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 16 (1.01%) Fedora
19 14 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (28.85%) DevOps
2 348 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (12.88%) Configuration Management
4 196 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
4 196 (12.32%) ITIL
5 154 (9.68%) Open Source
6 146 (9.18%) Scrum
7 121 (7.61%) Migration
8 119 (7.48%) High Availability
9 104 (6.54%) Change Control
10 74 (4.65%) Load Balancing
11 71 (4.46%) OO
12 67 (4.21%) Change Management
12 67 (4.21%) Software Engineering
13 64 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
14 59 (3.71%) Microservices
15 58 (3.65%) Project Management
16 57 (3.58%) Kanban
17 55 (3.46%) Service Delivery
17 55 (3.46%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 344 (21.62%) Java
2 340 (21.37%) Python
3 300 (18.86%) Perl
4 293 (18.42%) Bash Shell
5 180 (11.31%) SQL
6 138 (8.67%) Shell Script
7 131 (8.23%) Ruby
8 128 (8.05%) PowerShell
9 92 (5.78%) JavaScript
10 67 (4.21%) C
11 55 (3.46%) Korn
12 54 (3.39%) PHP
13 37 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 28 (1.76%) C#
15 20 (1.26%) VBScript
16 16 (1.01%) Bourne shell
17 15 (0.94%) Go
18 14 (0.88%) C++
19 11 (0.69%) F#
20 10 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 366 (23.00%) Security Cleared
2 293 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 72 (4.53%) Degree
4 45 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
5 44 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 44 (2.77%) RHCE
6 29 (1.82%) RHCSA
6 29 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 28 (1.76%) CCNA
8 25 (1.57%) CCNP
9 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 18 (1.13%) CISSP
11 17 (1.07%) AWS Certification
12 14 (0.88%) MCSE
13 10 (0.63%) JNCIS
14 9 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (0.50%) JNCIA
15 8 (0.50%) JNCIP
16 7 (0.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.20%) QA
2 25 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 22 (1.38%) JSP 440
4 21 (1.32%) SLA
5 16 (1.01%) Data Quality
6 10 (0.63%) PA-DSS
7 9 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.19%) GPG13
8 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.063%) FATCA
10 1 (0.063%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.063%) PMO
System Software
1 272 (17.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 185 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 162 (10.18%) Docker
4 85 (5.34%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 78 (4.90%) vSphere
6 72 (4.53%) Virtual Machines
7 66 (4.15%) NFS
8 57 (3.58%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (2.95%) VMware ESX
10 45 (2.83%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 38 (2.39%) Veritas File System
12 33 (2.07%) Oracle RAC
13 27 (1.70%) KVM
14 26 (1.63%) vCloud
15 21 (1.32%) GPFS
15 21 (1.32%) HDFS
15 21 (1.32%) Xen
16 20 (1.26%) Hyper-V
17 17 (1.07%) Virtual Servers
18 12 (0.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 440 (27.66%) Puppet
2 271 (17.03%) Ansible
3 194 (12.19%) Opscode Chef
4 110 (6.91%) Nagios
5 75 (4.71%) Red Hat Satellite
6 45 (2.83%) Kibana
6 45 (2.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 44 (2.77%) ZABBIX
8 43 (2.70%) NetBackup
8 43 (2.70%) Terraform
9 42 (2.64%) logstash
10 40 (2.51%) Kubernetes
11 37 (2.33%) vRealize
12 35 (2.20%) HAProxy
13 31 (1.95%) Dollar Universe
14 25 (1.57%) SCCM
15 21 (1.32%) Cobbler
15 21 (1.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 20 (1.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
16 20 (1.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 456 (28.66%) VMware
2 398 (25.02%) Oracle
3 211 (13.26%) Microsoft
4 198 (12.45%) HP
5 156 (9.81%) Cisco
6 152 (9.55%) IBM
7 127 (7.98%) Veritas
8 111 (6.98%) Sun
9 98 (6.16%) EMC
10 79 (4.97%) NetApp
11 76 (4.78%) Atlassian
12 65 (4.09%) Splunk
13 60 (3.77%) TIBCO
14 55 (3.46%) Symantec
15 51 (3.21%) F5
16 38 (2.39%) Brocade
17 31 (1.95%) Informatica
18 30 (1.89%) 3PAR
18 30 (1.89%) Citrix
19 29 (1.82%) SaltStack
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