The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 3 months to 25 June 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
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.70% 3.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.92% 7.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 0
Median daily rate £375 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 152 212 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 45.65% 48.40% 43.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 125 95
Median daily rate £450 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.12% +29.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £37.90 £31.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Lancashire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Lancashire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Lancashire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Lancashire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -23 7 £400 +15.10% 1
Colne - 2 £350 -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (55.56%) SSH
3 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) AIX
5 3 (33.33%) HPUX
5 3 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
6 2 (22.22%) DNS

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SSH
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 2 (22.22%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) AIX
3 3 (33.33%) HPUX
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Data Guard
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
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