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 3 months to 23 April 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
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 65 76
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 14 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.98% 1.82% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.36% 4.62% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 14
Median daily rate £475 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £394
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.58%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +4.89%  

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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 592 715 693
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 41.57% 39.37% 42.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 379 327
Median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 29
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £12.45 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £147.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.84% +8.57%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 23 April 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 3 months to 23 April 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
Salford -1 1 - -
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 36 (80.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (55.56%) Puppet
4 22 (48.89%) DevOps
5 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
6 20 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (44.44%) Java
7 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
7 19 (42.22%) Ansible
8 17 (37.78%) Python
9 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (33.33%) Ruby
10 15 (33.33%) CentOS
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
11 13 (28.89%) VMware
11 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
11 13 (28.89%) Docker
12 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
12 12 (26.67%) Subversion
13 10 (22.22%) OpenStack
13 10 (22.22%) GoCD
14 9 (20.00%) Travis CI
14 9 (20.00%) Kibana
14 9 (20.00%) Clustering
14 9 (20.00%) Fedora
14 9 (20.00%) Nagios
15 8 (17.78%) SSL
15 8 (17.78%) HTTPS
15 8 (17.78%) Ganglia

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 10 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 4 (8.89%) NetWeaver
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
3 3 (6.67%) JBoss
3 3 (6.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.22%) Jetty
5 1 (2.22%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.22%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (42.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (2.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.78%) HTTPS
2 8 (17.78%) SSL
3 7 (15.56%) Firewall
4 4 (8.89%) DNS
5 3 (6.67%) DHCP
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (4.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) HTTP
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
1 5 (11.11%) Redis
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 5 (11.11%) SAP BW
2 4 (8.89%) MongoDB
2 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.22%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 12 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (26.67%) Subversion
3 10 (22.22%) GoCD
4 9 (20.00%) Travis CI
5 7 (15.56%) Hudson
6 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.89%) Banking
1 4 (8.89%) Legal
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Administrator
3 4 (8.89%) Consultant
3 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Developer
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (6.67%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) SAP Basis Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) AWS Developer
5 2 (4.44%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (4.44%) Middleware Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.22%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) SAP Basis
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) SAP TM
2 3 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) .NET
4 1 (2.22%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.22%) Kafka
4 1 (2.22%) LAMP
4 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 36 (80.00%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (33.33%) CentOS
4 9 (20.00%) Fedora
5 7 (15.56%) Unix
6 5 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 5 (11.11%) Windows
7 4 (8.89%) AIX
8 3 (6.67%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (4.44%) Debian
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) DevOps
2 16 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.89%) SAP Implementation
5 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.67%) Microservices
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.67%) Scrum
6 3 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (4.44%) ETL
7 2 (4.44%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.22%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) Python
3 15 (33.33%) Ruby
4 6 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 5 (11.11%) SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Korn
7 2 (4.44%) Go
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) PHP
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (28.89%) Docker
2 4 (8.89%) vSphere
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.22%) Snort
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 25 (55.56%) Puppet
2 20 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (42.22%) Ansible
4 9 (20.00%) Kibana
4 9 (20.00%) Nagios
5 8 (17.78%) Ganglia
5 8 (17.78%) Graphite
5 8 (17.78%) Riemann
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (8.89%) ZABBIX
7 3 (6.67%) Kubernetes
7 3 (6.67%) Terraform
8 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 1 (2.22%) Icinga
8 1 (2.22%) logstash
8 1 (2.22%) Mesos
8 1 (2.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) VMware
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (4.44%) Google
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) RightScale
5 1 (2.22%) Pega
5 1 (2.22%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas