Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 105 73
Rank change year-on-year -1 -32 +47
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 47 42 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.58% 1.50% 2.61%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 3.66% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 30 58
Manchester median daily rate £400 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% -1.18% +12.58%
10th Percentile £263 £361 £343
90th Percentile £728 £586 £549
North West median daily rate £456 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.35% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
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 1,253 1,148 1,381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.17% 40.96% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 711 810
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £200 £213 £250
90th Percentile £563 £588 £575
North West median daily rate £401 £415 £400
% change year-on-year -3.37% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 24
Manchester median hourly rate £20.00 £16.85 £14.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.69% +19.95% -3.12%
10th Percentile £12.83 £11.72 £10.61
90th Percentile £32.50 £30.88 £33.28
North West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £19.00
% change year-on-year +23.53% -14.79% +8.57%

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 16 January 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 28 (59.57%) CentOS
3 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.79%) Terraform
5 12 (25.53%) Puppet
5 12 (25.53%) Ansible
5 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.53%) Windows
6 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
6 11 (23.40%) PHP
6 11 (23.40%) VMware
6 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (23.40%) Open Source
7 10 (21.28%) DevOps
7 10 (21.28%) Oracle
8 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.15%) SQL
8 9 (19.15%) MySQL
8 9 (19.15%) jQuery
8 9 (19.15%) Coaching
8 9 (19.15%) GitLab
8 9 (19.15%) Black Duck
8 9 (19.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
9 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (14.89%) Billing
10 7 (14.89%) .NET
10 7 (14.89%) Perl
10 7 (14.89%) C#
10 7 (14.89%) SMS

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 3 (6.38%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Confluence
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Magento
2 1 (2.13%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.51%) Serverless
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (6.38%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (6.38%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (6.38%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (6.38%) CloudFront
4 2 (4.26%) Amazon S3
4 2 (4.26%) IaaS
4 2 (4.26%) OpenShift
4 2 (4.26%) PaaS
4 2 (4.26%) Route 53
4 2 (4.26%) SaaS
5 1 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (2.13%) Slack
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.89%) SMS
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) SAN
4 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) MySQL
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MariaDB
3 4 (8.51%) DB2
4 3 (6.38%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.38%) SAP BW
5 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.13%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.13%) Blockchain
6 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) GitLab
1 9 (19.15%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.13%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 7 (14.89%) Billing
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 6 (12.77%) .NET Developer
3 5 (10.64%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Administrator
5 3 (6.38%) Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Support
5 3 (6.38%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.38%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Administrator
6 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.26%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Software Manager
6 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) jQuery
2 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 7 (14.89%) AngularJS
3 6 (12.77%) React
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
4 3 (6.38%) LAMP
4 3 (6.38%) Middleware
4 3 (6.38%) SAP Basis
5 2 (4.26%) Node.js
5 2 (4.26%) REST
6 1 (2.13%) Ajax
6 1 (2.13%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) Spring
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Web Services
6 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Clustering
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) CMDB
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Life Science
4 1 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Linux
2 28 (59.57%) CentOS
3 12 (25.53%) Windows
4 11 (23.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.53%) Software Engineering
3 11 (23.40%) Open Source
4 10 (21.28%) DevOps
5 9 (19.15%) Coaching
6 8 (17.02%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.89%) MVC
8 6 (12.77%) Business Development
8 6 (12.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (12.77%) Migration
9 5 (10.64%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
11 3 (6.38%) Antivirus Management
11 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
11 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.38%) Logistics
11 3 (6.38%) Scrum
11 3 (6.38%) SFIA
11 3 (6.38%) Technical Leadership
12 2 (4.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) JavaScript
1 11 (23.40%) PHP
2 9 (19.15%) SQL
3 7 (14.89%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Perl
4 6 (12.77%) Python
5 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 5 (10.64%) Java
6 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) AWS Certification
2 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.13%) CCNA
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) MCP
2 1 (2.13%) MCSE
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) Docker
4 2 (4.26%) NFS
5 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.13%) Samba
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (29.79%) Terraform
2 12 (25.53%) Ansible
2 12 (25.53%) Puppet
3 3 (6.38%) WSUS
4 2 (4.26%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.13%) Grafana
5 1 (2.13%) Kibana
5 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.13%) Nagios
5 1 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) VMware
2 10 (21.28%) Oracle
3 9 (19.15%) Black Duck
4 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 1 (2.13%) Brocade
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Dell
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Sun