The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford 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 30 March 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
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 24 31
Rank change year-on-year +4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 3.10% 2.74% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 9.76% 4.88% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £401 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.07% +4.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 Guildford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41 82 98
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 31.78% 56.16% 46.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 45 74
Median daily rate £425 £430 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +37.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Guildford region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 5 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
2 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) AWS Certification
3 2 (25.00%) logstash
3 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
3 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
3 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Cobertura

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) SMTP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) NeoLoad
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Checkstyle
2 2 (25.00%) Cobertura
2 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 2 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (25.00%) REST
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) CentOS
3 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
1 3 (37.50%) Test Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) CQRS
2 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (25.00%) Microservices
2 2 (25.00%) OWASP
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) SOLID
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) AWS Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CEH
1 2 (25.00%) RHCT
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) logstash
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk