The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 51 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.87% 1.28% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 3.72% 2.58% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 215 233 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 50.35% 49.57% 50.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 93 184
Median daily rate £500 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 62 30
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.86 £34.18 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Essex

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Southend-on-Sea - 4 - -
Colchester - 2 £450 -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (50.00%) JBoss
3 6 (50.00%) J2EE
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) Apache
4 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
4 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
5 4 (33.33%) Ingres
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
6 3 (25.00%) Unix
6 3 (25.00%) Perl
6 3 (25.00%) HTTP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) CentOS
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (50.00%) Apache
1 6 (50.00%) JBoss
2 5 (41.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (8.33%) CMS
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) HTTP
1 3 (25.00%) SSL
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 4 (33.33%) Ingres
2 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Informix
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Electronics
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Java Developer
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared Java Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (16.67%) Server Support
2 2 (16.67%) WebLogic Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (8.33%) AIX Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) IVR
2 1 (8.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Solaris
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) CentOS
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Fedora
7 1 (8.33%) AIX
7 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (8.33%) API Design
5 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) Perl
2 3 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Docker
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) BEA
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) Mitel
4 1 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) WSO2
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