The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 25 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 79
Rank change year-on-year +1 +34  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 64 75 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.64% 3.82% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 6.53% 6.95% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 45 27
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £338 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £520 £500
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 Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 980 1079 1013
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 55.78% 54.97% 47.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 667 625
Median daily rate £414 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 69
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.56% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Hampshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Hampshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Hampshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Havant +6 10 £400 +14.28%
Winchester +14 9 £450 +4.34%
Andover +11 3 £370 -10.30%
Basingstoke -10 3 £400 -
Hook - 3 £375 -
Southampton +2 2 £530 +30.46% 3
Eastleigh - 2 £500 -
Fleet - 1 £500 - 1
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 153 (85.00%) Linux
2 120 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 94 (52.22%) Security Cleared
4 87 (48.33%) SC Cleared
5 69 (38.33%) JBoss
6 65 (36.11%) Oracle
6 65 (36.11%) VMware
7 62 (34.44%) SQL
8 60 (33.33%) DevOps
9 56 (31.11%) Puppet
10 50 (27.78%) Unix
11 44 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
12 43 (23.89%) Shell Script
13 41 (22.78%) Java
14 39 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
15 38 (21.11%) Windows
16 35 (19.44%) Apache
17 34 (18.89%) Tomcat
18 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
19 32 (17.78%) Bash Shell
20 31 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
20 31 (17.22%) RHCE
21 29 (16.11%) SAN
21 29 (16.11%) AIX
21 29 (16.11%) WebSphere
22 28 (15.56%) Perl
23 27 (15.00%) Firewall
23 27 (15.00%) Open Source
24 26 (14.44%) Jenkins

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 69 (38.33%) JBoss
2 35 (19.44%) Apache
3 34 (18.89%) Tomcat
4 29 (16.11%) WebSphere
5 16 (8.89%) OpenStack
5 16 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 13 (7.22%) Apache Geronimo
6 13 (7.22%) Apache TomEE
7 6 (3.33%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.78%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.22%) IIS
10 3 (1.67%) GeoServer
11 2 (1.11%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.11%) Confluence
12 1 (0.56%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.56%) GemFire
12 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (5.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.56%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.11%) SAN
2 27 (15.00%) Firewall
3 18 (10.00%) DNS
4 16 (8.89%) SSL
4 16 (8.89%) TCP/IP
5 13 (7.22%) LDAP
6 12 (6.67%) LAN
6 12 (6.67%) WAN
7 11 (6.11%) HTTP
7 11 (6.11%) HTTPS
8 9 (5.00%) PuTTY
8 9 (5.00%) WinSCP
9 8 (4.44%) Kerberos
10 5 (2.78%) DHCP
10 5 (2.78%) Network Security
10 5 (2.78%) Wireshark
11 4 (2.22%) Internet
11 4 (2.22%) IPsec
12 3 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (13.89%) Oracle Database
3 22 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 21 (11.67%) SQL Server
5 19 (10.56%) MySQL
5 19 (10.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (9.44%) MongoDB
7 15 (8.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 15 (8.33%) RDBMS
7 15 (8.33%) Relational Database
8 13 (7.22%) Redis
9 10 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (3.89%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (3.33%) Hadoop
11 6 (3.33%) Oracle OWB
12 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 18 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 17 (9.44%) Oracle APEX
4 11 (6.11%) HP UFT
4 11 (6.11%) Selenium
5 9 (5.00%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.44%) Toad
7 7 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.78%) Ant
8 5 (2.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (2.78%) TestNG
9 4 (2.22%) LoadRunner
9 4 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (2.22%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.67%) JIRA
11 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.56%) Gradle
11 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 14 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.89%) Electronics
3 7 (3.89%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.89%) Marketing
4 4 (2.22%) Local Government
5 2 (1.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 18 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (9.44%) DBA
3 17 (9.44%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (8.33%) Consultant
5 14 (7.78%) Architect
6 13 (7.22%) Administrator
6 13 (7.22%) AIX Engineer
7 12 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
8 11 (6.11%) Oracle DBA
9 10 (5.56%) Unix Specialist
10 9 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
10 9 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
11 8 (4.44%) Applications Support
11 8 (4.44%) Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Java Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Applications Developer
12 7 (3.89%) Java Applications Developer
12 7 (3.89%) SQL DBA
12 7 (3.89%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) ActiveMQ
2 17 (9.44%) Java EE
3 13 (7.22%) IBM Integration Bus
4 12 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
4 12 (6.67%) Sensu
4 12 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (6.11%) .NET
6 10 (5.56%) Middleware
7 9 (5.00%) Apache Camel
7 9 (5.00%) Web Services
8 8 (4.44%) JAAS
8 8 (4.44%) JMS
8 8 (4.44%) JMX
8 8 (4.44%) JNDI
9 6 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (3.33%) RESTful
10 5 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (2.22%) CGI
11 4 (2.22%) OAuth2
11 4 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.00%) Clustering
2 17 (9.44%) Smart Meter
3 13 (7.22%) Data Centre
3 13 (7.22%) Video on Demand
4 8 (4.44%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.78%) HACMP
5 5 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.78%) PKI
6 4 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.67%) EMC VMAX
7 3 (1.67%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 2 (1.11%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.11%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.56%) CESG
9 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.56%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 153 (85.00%) Linux
2 120 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (27.78%) Unix
4 38 (21.11%) Windows
5 29 (16.11%) AIX
6 25 (13.89%) CentOS
7 19 (10.56%) Solaris
8 17 (9.44%) Windows Server
9 16 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (4.44%) Oracle Linux
12 7 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.11%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (33.33%) DevOps
2 33 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.00%) Open Source
4 20 (11.11%) ITIL
5 18 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 15 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 12 (6.67%) Patch Management
8 11 (6.11%) Analytics
8 11 (6.11%) DRM
9 10 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (5.56%) Test Scripting
10 9 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.00%) Integration Testing
10 9 (5.00%) Scrum
10 9 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (4.44%) BDD
11 8 (4.44%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 62 (34.44%) SQL
2 43 (23.89%) Shell Script
3 41 (22.78%) Java
4 32 (17.78%) Bash Shell
5 28 (15.56%) Perl
6 21 (11.67%) Korn
6 21 (11.67%) Python
7 14 (7.78%) PHP
8 10 (5.56%) F#
9 9 (5.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.78%) C
11 3 (1.67%) VB
11 3 (1.67%) VBScript
12 2 (1.11%) C++
13 1 (0.56%) AWK
Qualifications
1 94 (52.22%) Security Cleared
2 87 (48.33%) SC Cleared
3 31 (17.22%) RHCE
4 24 (13.33%) CISSP
5 22 (12.22%) RHCSA
6 10 (5.56%) Degree
7 8 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.22%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.22%) ISEB
8 4 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (2.22%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (1.67%) GCIH
9 3 (1.67%) GIAC
10 1 (0.56%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) RHCA
10 1 (0.56%) RHCSS
10 1 (0.56%) SANS
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.33%) JSP 440
2 6 (3.33%) PA-DSS
2 6 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (17.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.56%) vSphere
3 16 (8.89%) Oracle Clusterware
4 15 (8.33%) KVM
4 15 (8.33%) Xen
5 14 (7.78%) Docker
6 13 (7.22%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (6.67%) Active Directory
7 12 (6.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 4 (2.22%) Terminal Services
8 4 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (1.67%) vCloud
10 2 (1.11%) GFS2
10 2 (1.11%) HDFS
10 2 (1.11%) OCFS2
10 2 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.56%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.56%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 56 (31.11%) Puppet
2 44 (24.44%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (11.67%) Ansible
3 21 (11.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
5 14 (7.78%) vRealize
6 12 (6.67%) Grafana
6 12 (6.67%) logstash
7 11 (6.11%) Kubernetes
8 10 (5.56%) Cobbler
9 9 (5.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 9 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
10 8 (4.44%) Data Guard
11 4 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 3 (1.67%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.67%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.67%) ZABBIX
13 2 (1.11%) Consul
13 2 (1.11%) SCCM
13 2 (1.11%) SELinux
Vendors
1 65 (36.11%) Oracle
1 65 (36.11%) VMware
2 31 (17.22%) Microsoft
3 26 (14.44%) Splunk
4 25 (13.89%) IBM
5 18 (10.00%) HP
6 12 (6.67%) SaltStack
7 9 (5.00%) Arqiva
7 9 (5.00%) Cisco
7 9 (5.00%) F5
8 8 (4.44%) Veritas
9 7 (3.89%) Gemalto
9 7 (3.89%) SAP
10 6 (3.33%) Kaspersky
10 6 (3.33%) NetApp
10 6 (3.33%) Tripwire
11 5 (2.78%) EMC
12 3 (1.67%) Software AG
13 2 (1.11%) Juniper
13 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
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