The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 35 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 3.54% 0.40% -
As % of the Vendors category 8.65% 0.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
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 Liverpool.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 104 145 131
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 40.94% 57.77% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 116 60
Median daily rate £400 £407 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.65% +25.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £486 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £15.09 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +26.92%  
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 Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Liverpool

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Liverpool

Red Hat
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool

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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) NetApp
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
4 9 (50.00%) NAS
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (38.89%) VMware
6 6 (33.33%) SUSE
6 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 6 (33.33%) Docker
6 6 (33.33%) Puppet
7 5 (27.78%) DevOps
7 5 (27.78%) Unix
7 5 (27.78%) CentOS
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) Solaris
8 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) F5

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
3 1 (5.56%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Liferay
3 1 (5.56%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) NAS
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 3 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) NetApp Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Storage Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAMP
1 1 (5.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) SUSE
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) CentOS
5 5 (27.78%) Unix
6 4 (22.22%) Solaris
7 3 (16.67%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) PHP
1 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) Docker
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Kubernetes
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) NetApp
2 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire