Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 92 94
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2 +11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 36 38 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.17% 1.42% 1.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 3.31% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 28 34
Manchester median daily rate £428 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +8.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £403 £359 £288
90th Percentile £488 £586 £468
North West median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 1,217 1,149 1,453
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.63% 42.79% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 659 775
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £219 £206 £213
90th Percentile £575 £590 £550
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 45 42
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.86 £10.44 £9.31
90th Percentile £36.50 £23.00 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -20.00% +14.29%

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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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
Salford -1 1 £475 +18.75% 1
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (69.44%) DevOps
4 23 (63.89%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (58.33%) Ruby
5 21 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (55.56%) Java
7 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 18 (50.00%) Puppet
8 16 (44.44%) Terraform
8 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
9 15 (41.67%) CentOS
9 15 (41.67%) Ansible
10 14 (38.89%) Python
11 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
12 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
12 12 (33.33%) Splunk
13 11 (30.56%) Apache
14 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
14 10 (27.78%) Perl
14 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (27.78%) PaaS
14 10 (27.78%) Docker
14 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (25.00%) SQL
15 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
16 8 (22.22%) Scrum
16 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
16 8 (22.22%) OpenShift

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 11 (30.56%) Apache
2 9 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (19.44%) JBoss
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Beehive
4 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 4 (11.11%) WildFly
5 2 (5.56%) Confluence
5 2 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (5.56%) NetWeaver
6 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (27.78%) PaaS
3 8 (22.22%) OpenShift
4 3 (8.33%) IaaS
4 3 (8.33%) SaaS
5 2 (5.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (5.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) BGP
1 2 (5.56%) IPFIX
1 2 (5.56%) Junos
1 2 (5.56%) MPLS
1 2 (5.56%) MRTG
1 2 (5.56%) OSPF
1 2 (5.56%) SNMP
1 2 (5.56%) TACACS
1 2 (5.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) AMQP
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) MQTT
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) MySQL
2 4 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.56%) DB2
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.56%) SAP BW
3 2 (5.56%) SQLite
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 16 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (11.11%) Liquibase
4 4 (11.11%) Selenium
5 3 (8.33%) JIRA
6 2 (5.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 2 (5.56%) JMeter
6 2 (5.56%) JUnit
6 2 (5.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Java Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Middleware Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) JSON
1 7 (19.44%) Middleware
1 7 (19.44%) REST
2 6 (16.67%) Ajax
2 6 (16.67%) jQuery
3 5 (13.89%) SOAP
3 5 (13.89%) Web Services
4 4 (11.11%) J2EE
4 4 (11.11%) Node.js
5 2 (5.56%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Basis
5 2 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.78%) Kafka
6 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.78%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 28 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (41.67%) CentOS
4 5 (13.89%) Windows
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server
5 4 (11.11%) Debian
5 4 (11.11%) Ubuntu
5 4 (11.11%) Unix
6 1 (2.78%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) DevOps
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.22%) Scrum
6 7 (19.44%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
7 6 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) Open Source
8 5 (13.89%) SFIA
9 3 (8.33%) Change Management
9 3 (8.33%) Data Management
9 3 (8.33%) ITIL
9 3 (8.33%) Network Design
9 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.33%) Product Management
10 2 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Ruby
2 20 (55.56%) Java
3 14 (38.89%) Python
4 13 (36.11%) Bash Shell
5 10 (27.78%) JavaScript
5 10 (27.78%) Perl
6 9 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) Go
8 4 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.33%) PHP
10 2 (5.56%) Bourne shell
10 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) CCDP
1 1 (2.78%) CCNP
1 1 (2.78%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.78%) CISM
1 1 (2.78%) CISSP
1 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Docker
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (50.00%) Puppet
3 16 (44.44%) Terraform
4 15 (41.67%) Ansible
5 7 (19.44%) Kubernetes
6 2 (5.56%) Cacti
6 2 (5.56%) collectd
6 2 (5.56%) Grafana
6 2 (5.56%) Graphite
6 2 (5.56%) Icinga
6 2 (5.56%) Kibana
6 2 (5.56%) logstash
6 2 (5.56%) Nagios
6 2 (5.56%) Netcool
6 2 (5.56%) Observium
6 2 (5.56%) OpenNMS
6 2 (5.56%) Prometheus
6 2 (5.56%) Salt
6 2 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Splunk
2 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
4 2 (5.56%) Huawei
4 2 (5.56%) Juniper
4 2 (5.56%) SaltStack
4 2 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) IBM