Period
to 25 September 2018

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 6 months to 25 September 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 48 45
Rank change year-on-year -24 -3 +36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 112 137 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.04% 3.87% 4.45%
As % of the Vendors category 5.97% 7.28% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 94 102
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £325
90th Percentile £563 £528 £519
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £12.75
South East median hourly rate £54.75 £33.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +62.22% -15.63% +2.56%

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,877 1,883 2,120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 50.99% 53.19% 55.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,102 1,106 1,307
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 84 124
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £20.06 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.76% -13.72% +32.86%
10th Percentile £10.48 £10.40 £11.74
90th Percentile £54.13 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +1.47% -5.56%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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 6 months to 25 September 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
Fleet -3 21 £400 -20.00%
Winchester -12 14 £460 -0.54% 2
Andover -3 12 £381 +2.84% 4
Hook +1 7 £300 +20.00%
Portsmouth - 6 £395 - 2
Basingstoke +11 5 £394 -1.56% 3
Southampton -30 4 £438 -14.22% 3
Havant -21 3 £575 +43.75%
Farnborough -13 2 £500 - 2
Aldershot -4 1 £300 -11.76%
Fareham - 1 £525 - 1
Red Hat
South East

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

1 100 (89.29%) Linux
2 68 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 50 (44.64%) VMware
4 44 (39.29%) Unix
5 42 (37.50%) Windows
6 41 (36.61%) Oracle
7 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 36 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (31.25%) DevOps
9 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
9 33 (29.46%) Apache
10 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (27.68%) SQL
11 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
12 30 (26.79%) JBoss
13 28 (25.00%) Ansible
14 26 (23.21%) Java
15 25 (22.32%) Middleware
15 25 (22.32%) Puppet
16 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 23 (20.54%) HP
17 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
17 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
17 22 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
18 21 (18.75%) vSphere
18 21 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
18 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
19 20 (17.86%) Web Services
19 20 (17.86%) IBM

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 33 (29.46%) Apache
2 30 (26.79%) JBoss
3 15 (13.39%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.14%) OpenStack
5 6 (5.36%) Apache ServiceMix
6 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (3.57%) IIS
6 4 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.79%) Confluence
9 1 (0.89%) CMS
9 1 (0.89%) Drupal
9 1 (0.89%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.89%) Hyperledger
9 1 (0.89%) nginx
9 1 (0.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (5.36%) Remedy AR System
1 6 (5.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.89%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.89%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (12.50%) IaaS
3 14 (12.50%) PaaS
3 14 (12.50%) SaaS
4 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) Office 365
5 2 (1.79%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.89%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.96%) Firewall
2 16 (14.29%) DNS
3 14 (12.50%) SAN
4 11 (9.82%) TCP/IP
5 9 (8.04%) PuTTY
5 9 (8.04%) WinSCP
6 8 (7.14%) iSCSI
7 4 (3.57%) BIG-IP
7 4 (3.57%) SSL
8 3 (2.68%) HTTP
8 3 (2.68%) HTTPS
8 3 (2.68%) LAN
8 3 (2.68%) WAN
9 2 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.79%) OSPF
10 1 (0.89%) DHCP
10 1 (0.89%) DMZ
10 1 (0.89%) Internet
10 1 (0.89%) TACACS
10 1 (0.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle Database
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle Database 11g
3 13 (11.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.04%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (7.14%) MySQL
7 4 (3.57%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.68%) DB2
8 3 (2.68%) MariaDB
8 3 (2.68%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.68%) Redis
8 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.89%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
1 22 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.82%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (8.04%) HP UFT
3 9 (8.04%) Selenium
3 9 (8.04%) SoapUI
3 9 (8.04%) SpecFlow
4 7 (6.25%) Ant
4 7 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.25%) TestNG
5 6 (5.36%) JIRA
5 6 (5.36%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.46%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.57%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.79%) Toad
8 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.89%) Maven
9 1 (0.89%) RSpec
9 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 14 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (3.57%) Retail
3 3 (2.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.89%) Legal
4 1 (0.89%) Local Government
4 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (15.18%) Architect
3 16 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (13.39%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (8.93%) Middleware Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Analyst
6 7 (6.25%) Consultant
7 6 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (5.36%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Test Analyst
8 5 (4.46%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) DBA
9 4 (3.57%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
9 4 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.57%) Test Automation Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (22.32%) Middleware
2 20 (17.86%) Web Services
3 11 (9.82%) .NET
4 7 (6.25%) SOAP
5 6 (5.36%) Apache Camel
5 6 (5.36%) RESTful
5 6 (5.36%) Spring
6 4 (3.57%) OAuth
6 4 (3.57%) POSIX
7 3 (2.68%) Elastic Stack
7 3 (2.68%) Kafka
7 3 (2.68%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.68%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.68%) Sensu
8 2 (1.79%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.79%) CSS
8 2 (1.79%) HTML
9 1 (0.89%) LDAP
9 1 (0.89%) XML
9 1 (0.89%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.04%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.57%) iSeries
6 3 (2.68%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.68%) Video on Demand
7 2 (1.79%) NHS
7 2 (1.79%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.89%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.89%) Replication
8 1 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 100 (89.29%) Linux
2 68 (60.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (39.29%) Unix
4 42 (37.50%) Windows
5 31 (27.68%) Windows Server
6 23 (20.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (16.96%) AIX
8 15 (13.39%) Windows XP
9 12 (10.71%) Windows 10
10 7 (6.25%) CentOS
11 5 (4.46%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.68%) Solaris
13 2 (1.79%) Debian
14 1 (0.89%) Slackware
14 1 (0.89%) SUSE
14 1 (0.89%) VMS
14 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.25%) DevOps
2 15 (13.39%) Network Design
2 15 (13.39%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (11.61%) ITIL
4 12 (10.71%) Configuration Management
4 12 (10.71%) Test Automation
5 11 (9.82%) System Integration Testing
5 11 (9.82%) Test Scripting
6 10 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (8.04%) API Testing
8 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.14%) Capacity Management
8 8 (7.14%) Migration
9 7 (6.25%) Change Management
9 7 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.25%) Project Management
9 7 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Scrum
9 7 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.25%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (27.68%) SQL
2 26 (23.21%) Java
3 11 (9.82%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.93%) Perl
5 9 (8.04%) F#
5 9 (8.04%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.25%) Python
7 6 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.46%) Groovy
8 5 (4.46%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) Ruby
9 2 (1.79%) C
9 2 (1.79%) C#
9 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 33 (29.46%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (8.04%) Degree
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB
3 9 (8.04%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (8.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.57%) RHCE
5 2 (1.79%) CCNP
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) CCIE
6 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 31 (27.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.75%) vSphere
3 16 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.39%) Oracle RAC
5 14 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (12.50%) XenApp
6 12 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 8 (7.14%) NFS
8 7 (6.25%) Docker
9 4 (3.57%) Dovecot
9 4 (3.57%) Postfix
9 4 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (2.68%) KVM
10 3 (2.68%) Xen
11 1 (0.89%) iptables
11 1 (0.89%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (25.00%) Ansible
2 25 (22.32%) Puppet
3 22 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (17.86%) Red Hat Satellite
5 17 (15.18%) Data Guard
6 11 (9.82%) SELinux
7 9 (8.04%) HP ALM
7 9 (8.04%) Terraform
8 5 (4.46%) HAProxy
8 5 (4.46%) Kubernetes
9 3 (2.68%) Consul
9 3 (2.68%) Grafana
9 3 (2.68%) Kibana
9 3 (2.68%) logstash
9 3 (2.68%) Prometheus
9 3 (2.68%) Tivoli
9 3 (2.68%) Uchiwa
9 3 (2.68%) vRealize
10 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (1.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 50 (44.64%) VMware
2 41 (36.61%) Oracle
3 36 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (20.54%) HP
5 20 (17.86%) IBM
6 14 (12.50%) 3PAR
6 14 (12.50%) Citrix
7 11 (9.82%) Software AG
7 11 (9.82%) webMethods
8 6 (5.36%) BMC
8 6 (5.36%) Cisco
8 6 (5.36%) Remedy
8 6 (5.36%) Splunk
9 5 (4.46%) F5
9 5 (4.46%) Veritas
10 4 (3.57%) ATG
10 4 (3.57%) Google
10 4 (3.57%) Juniper
11 3 (2.68%) SaltStack
12 2 (1.79%) Palo Alto