The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 62 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 36 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.08% 2.49% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 7.16% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 15
Median daily rate £478 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.35% +21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £382 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.75% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 357 503 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 35.21% 34.83% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 341 326
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 9
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -8.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Leeds

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 41 (95.35%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (58.14%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (58.14%) Java
4 22 (51.16%) MySQL
5 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
6 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
7 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (34.88%) JUnit
7 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
7 15 (34.88%) Puppet
7 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
8 14 (32.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (32.56%) Node.js
8 14 (32.56%) Jasmine
8 14 (32.56%) Python
8 14 (32.56%) Scrum
9 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
10 12 (27.91%) Kanban
10 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
12 10 (23.26%) Ansible
13 9 (20.93%) Windows
14 8 (18.60%) Unix
14 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
14 8 (18.60%) HDFS
14 8 (18.60%) DevOps
14 8 (18.60%) Hadoop YARN
14 8 (18.60%) Big Data
14 8 (18.60%) HBase

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (16.28%) Apache Pig
1 7 (16.28%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.98%) Confluence
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) CloudStack
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.98%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) Kerberos
2 2 (4.65%) LAN
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.65%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
3 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (58.14%) PostgreSQL
2 22 (51.16%) MySQL
3 15 (34.88%) MongoDB
4 14 (32.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (18.60%) Apache Hive
5 8 (18.60%) Big Data
5 8 (18.60%) Hadoop
5 8 (18.60%) HBase
6 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
8 2 (4.65%) Redis
9 1 (2.33%) Neo4j
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Jenkins
2 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (34.88%) JUnit
4 14 (32.56%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
6 2 (4.65%) JMeter
6 2 (4.65%) Mockito
6 2 (4.65%) Selenium
6 2 (4.65%) TestNG
7 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Software Engineer
2 7 (16.28%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Java Developer
2 7 (16.28%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (9.30%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Node.js
2 6 (13.95%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) jQuery
4 2 (4.65%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (4.65%) Spring
4 2 (4.65%) Symfony
4 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 1 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (2.33%) CSS
5 1 (2.33%) Dropwizard
5 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.33%) JAX-RS
5 1 (2.33%) Middleware
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.65%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 41 (95.35%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (20.93%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Unix
5 5 (11.63%) Solaris
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
5 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.98%) CentOS
8 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.33%) SUSE
9 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Scrum
3 13 (30.23%) Software Engineering
4 12 (27.91%) Kanban
5 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
6 8 (18.60%) DevOps
7 6 (13.95%) MapReduce
8 5 (11.63%) ITIL
8 5 (11.63%) Open Source
8 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
10 3 (6.98%) BDD
10 3 (6.98%) Coaching
10 3 (6.98%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (6.98%) Microservices
10 3 (6.98%) SFIA
10 3 (6.98%) TDD
11 2 (4.65%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (4.65%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (58.14%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) JavaScript
3 14 (32.56%) Python
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
6 4 (9.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.65%) C
7 2 (4.65%) C#
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) CCA
4 2 (4.65%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) OCP
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.65%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) HDFS
2 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
3 5 (11.63%) vSphere
4 2 (4.65%) Docker
4 2 (4.65%) vCloud
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) VMware GSX
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
4 2 (4.65%) XenServer
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) KVM
5 1 (2.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (34.88%) Puppet
2 12 (27.91%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (23.26%) Ansible
4 8 (18.60%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (16.28%) Nagios
6 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (2.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) Hortonworks
2 6 (13.95%) SaltStack
3 5 (11.63%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) EnterpriseDB
7 1 (2.33%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) RightScale
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk