Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 81 78
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.48% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 2.91% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 23
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £438 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +69.90% -41.84%
10th Percentile £315 £363 £250
90th Percentile £470 £588 £398
East of England median daily rate £450 £480 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +28.00% -8.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 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 £13.50
% change year-on-year -9.68% +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 850 790 727
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 52.24% 50.29% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 390 394
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.59%
10th Percentile £175 £185 £217
90th Percentile £550 £575 £500
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 68 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.16 £16.65 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.05% +14.84% -30.95%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.44 £9.19
90th Percentile £44.25 £46.50 £40.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -1.55% -19.51%

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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Stevenage -1 12 £345 - 5
Hatfield +1 2 £475 -13.64%
Watford - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -12 1 £350 -
Borehamwood - 1 £350 -
Red Hat
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
6 9 (37.50%) VMware
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) JIRA
8 7 (29.17%) Atlassian
8 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
8 7 (29.17%) Confluence
8 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
9 6 (25.00%) Puppet
9 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 5 (20.83%) Security Management
10 5 (20.83%) MySQL
10 5 (20.83%) DNS
10 5 (20.83%) Xen
10 5 (20.83%) WSUS
10 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
10 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
11 4 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
11 4 (16.67%) Retail
11 4 (16.67%) Sun
11 4 (16.67%) LAN
11 4 (16.67%) Service Management
11 4 (16.67%) Remedy

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 (29.17%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) DNS
2 4 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (12.50%) DKIM
3 3 (12.50%) DMARC
4 2 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (4.17%) 4G
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) FTP
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Jenkins
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Administrator
2 12 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (16.67%) Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Designer
6 2 (8.33%) MIS Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Linux Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu Administrator
7 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Linux
2 18 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (12.50%) CentOS
5 3 (12.50%) Debian
5 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) HPUX
6 1 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (20.83%) Security Management
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
4 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.50%) High Availability
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Server Building
5 2 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) VBScript
5 2 (8.33%) C
6 1 (4.17%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.17%) Korn
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Xen
3 3 (12.50%) Postfix
3 3 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (4.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 5 (20.83%) WSUS
3 3 (12.50%) Ansible
3 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (4.17%) Salt
5 1 (4.17%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Atlassian
3 4 (16.67%) Remedy
3 4 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 4 (16.67%) Sun
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) CA
4 2 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
5 1 (4.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec