Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 74 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 27 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.60% 2.69% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 5.24% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 6
Essex median daily rate £510 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £382 £380 £253
90th Percentile £615 £569 £600
East of England median daily rate £450 £480 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £45.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.18% +235.19% -41.30%

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 586 420 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 56.51% 51.28% 56.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 264 254
Essex median daily rate £520 £505 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.97% +51.88% -11.33%
10th Percentile £200 £310 £213
90th Percentile £600 £600 £512
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 29 104
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -8.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.40 £15.75
90th Percentile £42.88 £41.95 £42.83
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% - -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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +10 16 £515 +35.53%
Colchester -3 1 - -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 17 (62.96%) Ansible
3 13 (48.15%) DevOps
3 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
4 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (40.74%) Unix
6 10 (37.04%) Solaris
6 10 (37.04%) Middleware
7 9 (33.33%) Oracle
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (29.63%) CentOS
8 8 (29.63%) J2EE
9 7 (25.93%) JBoss
9 7 (25.93%) Apache
9 7 (25.93%) webMethods
9 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
10 6 (22.22%) GitLab
10 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
10 6 (22.22%) MySQL
10 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 6 (22.22%) GitHub
10 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
11 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
11 5 (18.52%) BEA
11 5 (18.52%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (18.52%) Terraform
12 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot

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 13 (48.15%) WebLogic
2 7 (25.93%) Apache
2 7 (25.93%) JBoss
3 5 (18.52%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (22.22%) GitLab
3 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
3 4 (14.81%) Maven
4 2 (7.41%) git-flow
4 2 (7.41%) JIRA
4 2 (7.41%) JUnit
4 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Developer
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Lead Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Middleware Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) MySQL Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Middleware
2 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) Spring
3 4 (14.81%) Spring Boot
4 2 (7.41%) SOAP
5 1 (3.70%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 10 (37.04%) Solaris
5 8 (29.63%) CentOS
6 3 (11.11%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (22.22%) Deployment Automation
4 5 (18.52%) Process Improvement
4 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (11.11%) Microservices
6 3 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 2 (7.41%) Service Design
7 2 (7.41%) TDD
8 1 (3.70%) BDD
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.81%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
4 1 (3.70%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) OCPJP
1 1 (3.70%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) Terraform
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) webMethods
3 5 (18.52%) BEA
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Sun