Period
to 10 August 2020

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 6 months to 10 August 2020 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
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 57 55
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 20 27 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.33% 3.17% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 16.53% 7.54% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 4
Median daily rate £650 £518 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.48% +9.05% -
South West median daily rate £607 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +21.35% +17.65% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £39.50 - -

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 Gloucestershire.

All Vendors
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 121 358 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 44.32% 42.07% 41.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 189 137
Median daily rate £500 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £160 £300 £253
90th Percentile £650 £583 £563
South West median daily rate £475 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 53 22
Median hourly rate £19.21 £46.25 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.46% +3.93% +154.29%
10th Percentile £10.69 £16.50 £16.34
90th Percentile £36.25 £57.00 £52.13
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £27.75
% change year-on-year -16.67% +51.35% -26.00%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Gloucestershire.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Gloucestershire.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Gloucestershire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Cheltenham +17 17 £650 +26.21% 1
Red Hat
South West

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) CentOS
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
2 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
4 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (80.00%) PKI
4 16 (80.00%) Python
5 15 (75.00%) Incident Management
5 15 (75.00%) VMware
5 15 (75.00%) JIRA
5 15 (75.00%) Confluence
5 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (75.00%) Docker
5 15 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
6 14 (70.00%) Apache NiFi
6 14 (70.00%) Ansible
6 14 (70.00%) DevOps
6 14 (70.00%) Kafka
6 14 (70.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 14 (70.00%) Hadoop
6 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (70.00%) Perl
6 14 (70.00%) Java
7 13 (65.00%) Aerospace
7 13 (65.00%) Open Source
7 13 (65.00%) Scrum
7 13 (65.00%) Bitbucket
7 13 (65.00%) Apache ZooKeeper

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:

Application Platforms
1 15 (75.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) IPsec
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 14 (70.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 15 (75.00%) JIRA
2 13 (65.00%) Bitbucket
3 2 (10.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (10.00%) TestRail
General
1 13 (65.00%) Aerospace
2 3 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Administrator
1 16 (80.00%) Linux Administrator
1 16 (80.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 16 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (65.00%) Systems Administration Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (70.00%) Apache NiFi
1 14 (70.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 16 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) CentOS
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Fedora
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (75.00%) Incident Management
2 15 (75.00%) Technical Leadership
3 14 (70.00%) DevOps
4 13 (65.00%) Open Source
4 13 (65.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (15.00%) V-Model
5 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Bash Shell
2 16 (80.00%) Python
3 14 (70.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) Perl
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) PHP
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) DV Cleared
1 19 (95.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (5.00%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.00%) GIAC
4 1 (5.00%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SANS
4 1 (5.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Docker
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.00%) vSphere
6 1 (5.00%) NFS
6 1 (5.00%) Samba
6 1 (5.00%) VirtualBox
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (70.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) HP ALM
3 1 (5.00%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
3 1 (5.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (5.00%) Puppet
3 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) EMC
3 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds