The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 35 42
Rank change year-on-year -1 +7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.52% 3.77% 2.05%
As % of the Vendors category 3.68% 7.63% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 7
Median daily rate - £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.35%  
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 Gloucestershire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 136 236 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 41.34% 49.37% 37.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 127 115
Median daily rate £328 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.66% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £25.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.25 £12.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) Open Source
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (40.00%) High Availability
4 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
4 2 (40.00%) Route 53
4 2 (40.00%) Big Data
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Docker
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon Kinesis
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (40.00%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (40.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (40.00%) AWS OpsWorks
2 2 (40.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (40.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) XSLT
3 1 (20.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Linux Command Line
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) CentOS
3 1 (20.00%) Debian
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Auto-Scaling
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) High Availability
1 2 (40.00%) MapReduce
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) LANDesk