Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 79 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.20% 1.62% 1.07%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 3.11% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £425 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +65.05% -58.80%
10th Percentile £321 £363 £250
90th Percentile £490 £588 £261
East of England median daily rate £475 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +15.15% +10.00% -18.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.68% - -
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -9.68% - -

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 779 803 677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 54.82% 52.01% 48.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 388 356
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +0.63% -4.22%
10th Percentile £190 £200 £209
90th Percentile £550 £575 £536
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 58 37
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +20.69% -30.95%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.25 £9.70
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.33 £44.05
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% -14.29%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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
Stevenage -5 11 £335 - 3
Watford - 2 - - 1
Hatfield +3 1 - - 1
Borehamwood - 1 £350 - 1
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) JIRA
4 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
4 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
4 7 (41.18%) Confluence
5 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 5 (29.41%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) Sun
7 4 (23.53%) Remedy
7 4 (23.53%) Service Management
7 4 (23.53%) LAN
7 4 (23.53%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
7 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (17.65%) Postfix
8 3 (17.65%) High Availability
8 3 (17.65%) DKIM
8 3 (17.65%) DMARC
8 3 (17.65%) Debian
8 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
8 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (11.76%) VMware
9 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall

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 7 (41.18%) Confluence
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) DKIM
3 3 (17.65%) DMARC
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) 4G
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Jenkins
1 7 (41.18%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Administrator
1 9 (52.94%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) MIS Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Structures
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 3 (17.65%) Debian
4 3 (17.65%) Ubuntu
5 2 (11.76%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Service Management
3 3 (17.65%) High Availability
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) ITSM
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) SC Cleared
1 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Postfix
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
2 2 (11.76%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (11.76%) SELinux
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Atlassian
2 4 (23.53%) Remedy
2 4 (23.53%) ServiceNow
2 4 (23.53%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) BMC
3 2 (11.76%) CA
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Clearswift
4 1 (5.88%) Fujitsu
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec