Period
to 14 August 2018

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 6 months to 14 August 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
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 85 73
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.76% 2.19% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 3.32% 4.09% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 6
Essex median daily rate £408 £513 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.49% +51.85% -15.63%
10th Percentile £291 £450 £234
90th Percentile £444 £619 £538
East of England median daily rate £443 £480 £375
% change year-on-year -7.81% +28.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 512 464 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 53.11% 53.46% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 320 215
Essex median daily rate £513 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +35.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £219 £265 £197
90th Percentile £600 £600 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 110
Essex median hourly rate £28.45 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.81% -3.03% -41.07%
10th Percentile £15.75 £10.52 £15.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £38.00 £42.76
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.20% -7.58% -19.51%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Essex over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 14 August 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
Southend-on-Sea +8 9 £408 - 2
Colchester +2 3 £450 -5.26%
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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 Essex region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (64.71%) Solaris
3 10 (58.82%) JBoss
3 10 (58.82%) Apache
3 10 (58.82%) Oracle
3 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
3 10 (58.82%) Middleware
3 10 (58.82%) webMethods
4 9 (52.94%) J2EE
4 9 (52.94%) Unix
4 9 (52.94%) BEA
4 9 (52.94%) WebLogic Portal
4 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
4 9 (52.94%) Deployment Automation
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 6 (35.29%) SCCM
5 6 (35.29%) SCOM
6 5 (29.41%) Ansible
6 5 (29.41%) DevOps
6 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
6 5 (29.41%) GitHub
6 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
7 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (11.76%) Server Management

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 10 (58.82%) Apache
1 10 (58.82%) JBoss
1 10 (58.82%) WebLogic
2 9 (52.94%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Integration Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) Middleware
2 9 (52.94%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Solaris
3 9 (52.94%) Unix
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) SUSE
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 9 (52.94%) Deployment Automation
3 5 (29.41%) DevOps
4 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
4 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Server Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Microservices
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.88%) Storage Management
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
1 6 (35.29%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
1 10 (58.82%) webMethods
2 9 (52.94%) BEA
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft