Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 43 60
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17 -4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.38% 2.00% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 4.76% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Kent median daily rate £458 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.67% -18.18% -
10th Percentile £342 £450 £525
90th Percentile £587 £450 £575
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -9.44% +15.38% -5.45%

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 Kent.

All Vendors
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 236 210 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 44.44% 42.08% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 140 147
Kent median daily rate £350 £336 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.09% -0.37% -3.57%
10th Percentile £260 £168 £200
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £17.64 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.63% +7.73% -27.22%
10th Percentile £19.35 £10.98 £12.25
90th Percentile £88.22 £32.48 £25.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Kent

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Kent

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Kent over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Kent

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BEA
2 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) EPiServer
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BEA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco