Period
to 28 July 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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 94 122
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28 -33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 32 56 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.13% 1.53% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.61% 3.65% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 34 16
Manchester median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +2.19%
10th Percentile £363 £288 £210
90th Percentile £575 £468 £525
North West median daily rate £450 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% +4.92%
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 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 1227 1536 1412
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.22% 41.88% 43.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 840 717
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £212 £220 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 61
Manchester median hourly rate £14.00 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.98% - -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.24 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £22.15 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £16.84
% change year-on-year -14.44% +11.05% -6.44%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +2 5 £400 +33.33%
Salford -2 5 £400 -5.88%
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
3 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 15 (46.88%) Docker
3 15 (46.88%) DevOps
4 14 (43.75%) Ansible
4 14 (43.75%) CentOS
4 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
5 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (34.38%) Ubuntu
6 11 (34.38%) Java
6 11 (34.38%) Python
7 10 (31.25%) Debian
7 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
7 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
7 10 (31.25%) KVM
7 10 (31.25%) LXC
7 10 (31.25%) Packer
8 9 (28.13%) Puppet
9 8 (25.00%) SQL
10 7 (21.88%) MySQL
10 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
11 6 (18.75%) Node.js
11 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
11 6 (18.75%) Firewall
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 5 (15.63%) JUnit

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 5 (15.63%) JBoss
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Firewall
2 4 (12.50%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) DHCP
3 3 (9.38%) Network Security
3 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.13%) FTP
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) SMS
4 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MongoDB
1 7 (21.88%) MySQL
1 7 (21.88%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (15.63%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.25%) Redis
3 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (15.63%) Jasmine
3 5 (15.63%) JUnit
4 4 (12.50%) Eclipse
4 4 (12.50%) Hudson
5 2 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (9.38%) Middleware Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Middleware Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) REST
3 3 (9.38%) Middleware
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Linux
2 14 (43.75%) CentOS
3 13 (40.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (34.38%) Ubuntu
5 10 (31.25%) Debian
6 5 (15.63%) Unix
7 2 (6.25%) AIX
8 1 (3.13%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) DevOps
2 14 (43.75%) Configuration Management
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
4 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Case Management
6 5 (15.63%) Kanban
6 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Microservices
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) Scrum
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
9 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
10 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
10 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) Java
1 11 (34.38%) Python
2 10 (31.25%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 3 (9.38%) Perl
7 2 (6.25%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 15 (46.88%) Docker
2 10 (31.25%) KVM
2 10 (31.25%) LXC
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (43.75%) Ansible
2 10 (31.25%) Packer
3 9 (28.13%) Puppet
4 3 (9.38%) Kubernetes
4 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.13%) Mesos
5 1 (3.13%) Nagios
5 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (3.13%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (15.63%) Pega
2 4 (12.50%) VMware
3 3 (9.38%) RightScale
4 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Veritas