Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 14 December 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 > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 81 122
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 -63
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 42 81 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.45% 2.38% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 3.44% 5.39% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 17
Manchester median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £350 £340 £296
90th Percentile £586 £535 £435
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Manchester median hourly rate £40.25 £31.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.77% - -
North West median hourly rate £40.25 £31.75 -
% change year-on-year +26.77% - -

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 Manchester.

All Vendors
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1221 1502 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.06% 44.12% 40.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 888 828
Manchester median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £213 £247 £213
90th Percentile £596 £555 £525
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 31 61
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.66% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.78 £37.50 £20.50
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £19.66 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +15.65% +6.25%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Manchester

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Manchester

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Manchester

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Manchester

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Stockport -10 3 £400 -5.88%
Salford +5 2 £406 +4.84% 1
Altrincham - 2 - -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 23 (54.76%) DevOps
3 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (45.24%) CentOS
5 18 (42.86%) Python
6 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
6 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
6 17 (40.48%) Puppet
7 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
9 13 (30.95%) Ansible
10 12 (28.57%) Docker
10 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
10 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
11 11 (26.19%) Java
11 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
12 10 (23.81%) Terraform
12 10 (23.81%) MySQL
12 10 (23.81%) VMware
13 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
14 8 (19.05%) DB2
14 8 (19.05%) Nagios
14 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
14 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (16.67%) KVM
15 7 (16.67%) LXC
15 7 (16.67%) Tomcat
15 7 (16.67%) SAN

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (14.29%) Apache
3 5 (11.90%) nginx
4 3 (7.14%) NetWeaver
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
6 1 (2.38%) Confluence
6 1 (2.38%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.38%) IIS
6 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) SAP ERP
1 4 (9.52%) SAP SRM
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (14.29%) Serverless
3 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.52%) SaaS
4 2 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.38%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) SMS
3 2 (4.76%) DNS
3 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.38%) FTP
4 1 (2.38%) LDAP
4 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MongoDB
2 10 (23.81%) MySQL
3 9 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (19.05%) DB2
5 4 (9.52%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (9.52%) NoSQL
5 4 (9.52%) OLAP
5 4 (9.52%) OLTP
5 4 (9.52%) Star Schema
6 3 (7.14%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Git (software)
2 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.52%) Jasmine
4 4 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (4.76%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.38%) GoCD
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Administrator
3 7 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (11.90%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps
6 4 (9.52%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) AWS Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Ada Software Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Data Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Database Architect
8 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 4 (9.52%) Node.js
1 4 (9.52%) SAP Basis
1 4 (9.52%) XML
1 4 (9.52%) XSD
1 4 (9.52%) XSLT
2 3 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) J2EE
3 1 (2.38%) LAMP
3 1 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Life Science
4 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 38 (90.48%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (45.24%) CentOS
4 11 (26.19%) Ubuntu
5 7 (16.67%) Debian
6 6 (14.29%) Unix
7 3 (7.14%) Kali Linux
8 2 (4.76%) Windows
9 1 (2.38%) AIX
9 1 (2.38%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.38%) Solaris
9 1 (2.38%) SUSE
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) DevOps
2 17 (40.48%) Configuration Management
3 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
6 5 (11.90%) High Availability
6 5 (11.90%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 5 (11.90%) SFIA
6 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Data Transformation
7 4 (9.52%) ERP
7 4 (9.52%) ETL
7 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
7 4 (9.52%) Kanban
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) SAP Implementation
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) Python
2 12 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (26.19%) Java
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Ruby
6 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.52%) XPath
7 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.76%) Ada
8 2 (4.76%) C
8 2 (4.76%) Perl
9 1 (2.38%) Ada 95
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Docker
2 7 (16.67%) KVM
2 7 (16.67%) LXC
3 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.38%) Firmware
4 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.38%) NFS
4 1 (2.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) Puppet
2 13 (30.95%) Ansible
3 10 (23.81%) Terraform
4 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
4 8 (19.05%) Nagios
4 8 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (11.90%) Packer
6 2 (4.76%) Icinga
6 2 (4.76%) Nessus
6 2 (4.76%) Nexpose
7 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) VMware
2 6 (14.29%) Splunk
3 4 (9.52%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (9.52%) NetApp
3 4 (9.52%) SAP
4 3 (7.14%) Pega
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Imperva
5 2 (4.76%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.38%) BEA
6 1 (2.38%) Citrix
6 1 (2.38%) HP