Period
to 18 August 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 18 August 2019 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 86 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +1 -13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.56% 0.94% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 1.87% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -13.16% +26.67%
10th Percentile £340 £350 £405
90th Percentile £533 £500 £573
East of England median daily rate £455 £450 £480
% change year-on-year +1.11% -6.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 742 802 622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.53% 50.00% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 422 324
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.90% +1.94%
10th Percentile £245 £173 £203
90th Percentile £605 £550 £575
East of England median daily rate £443 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +4.12% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 69 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.48 £11.44 £11.07
90th Percentile £47.75 £46.25 £35.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -1.82% +4.76% -4.55%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Hertfordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Hatfield +2 4 £400 -20.00%
Watford -18 3 £300 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £500 -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) SIEM
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exalogic
5 3 (37.50%) OpenStack
5 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
5 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (37.50%) SRDF
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Network Design
5 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
5 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Perl
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Unix
5 3 (37.50%) AIX

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Ethernet
1 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Core Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Client/Server
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Exalogic
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) SUSE
3 3 (37.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (50.00%) High Availability
2 4 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
3 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (37.50%) ITSM
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 3 (37.50%) SIEM
3 3 (37.50%) Task Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCA
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) SRDF
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
2 1 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix
1 3 (37.50%) EMC
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Sun