Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 70 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +21 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.46% 1.66% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.88% 3.16% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 23 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £438 £258 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.90% -41.84% -13.19%
10th Percentile £363 £250 £385
90th Percentile £588 £398 £490
East of England median daily rate £475 £375 £410
% change year-on-year +26.67% -8.54% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £46.50 £13.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year +244.44% -41.30% -

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 799 727 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.60% 52.45% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 394 399
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £380 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -7.32% +13.10%
10th Percentile £186 £217 £212
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £407 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.53% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 37 82
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.90% -30.95% +33.33%
10th Percentile £11.42 £9.21 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.50 £43.81 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.43 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -0.42% -19.51% -0.61%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead +3 6 £375 -
Stevenage -19 6 - - 1
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hatfield - 3 £550 -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) CentOS
5 7 (30.43%) Ansible
5 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (26.09%) Python
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Firewall
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Perl
7 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
7 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) Puppet
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
8 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) WSUS
8 4 (17.39%) iptables
8 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
8 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
8 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
8 4 (17.39%) IPsec

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 4 (17.39%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) Firewall
2 4 (17.39%) IPsec
2 4 (17.39%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
3 2 (8.70%) SAN
3 2 (8.70%) SpaceWire
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) HTTP
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
2 2 (8.70%) ClearCase
2 2 (8.70%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Validation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Validation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 8 (34.78%) CentOS
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) CoreOS
6 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.35%) Unix
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.04%) High Availability
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
5 2 (8.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Management
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) CMMI
6 1 (4.35%) HOOD
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) Perl
4 3 (13.04%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) C
5 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.35%) Jython
6 1 (4.35%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) RHCA
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ECSS
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) iptables
2 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (8.70%) Cygwin
3 2 (8.70%) Docker
3 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (8.70%) VMware NSX
3 2 (8.70%) Xen
3 2 (8.70%) XenApp
3 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Ansible
2 6 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (17.39%) Puppet
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Satellite
3 4 (17.39%) WSUS
4 3 (13.04%) Terraform
5 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (4.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) VMware
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Splunk
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Lumension
5 1 (4.35%) Atlassian
5 1 (4.35%) Google
5 1 (4.35%) IBM