Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 93 86
Rank change year-on-year -21 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 41 45 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.37% 1.61% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 3.85% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 30 35
Manchester median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £413 £325 £294
90th Percentile £488 £613 £450
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
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 1,212 1,169 1,448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.36% 41.90% 39.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 693 756
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.31%
10th Percentile £228 £213 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £541
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 29 42
Manchester median hourly rate £16.19 £13.60 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.09% -18.84% +19.64%
10th Percentile £11.93 £10.48 £11.38
90th Percentile £38.75 £25.40 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £16.18 £21.50
% change year-on-year -0.53% -24.74% +28.19%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +2 1 £475 - 4
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 40 (97.56%) Linux
2 36 (87.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (70.73%) DevOps
4 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (60.98%) Ruby
6 23 (56.10%) Puppet
6 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
7 22 (53.66%) Terraform
8 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
9 20 (48.78%) CentOS
10 19 (46.34%) Bash Shell
10 19 (46.34%) Ansible
11 18 (43.90%) Python
11 18 (43.90%) Java
11 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
12 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (39.02%) Sonatype Nexus
14 15 (36.59%) Splunk
15 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
15 11 (26.83%) Apache
16 10 (24.39%) SQL
16 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (21.95%) PaaS
17 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
17 9 (21.95%) Scrum
18 8 (19.51%) Perl
18 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
18 8 (19.51%) Docker
18 8 (19.51%) 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 (26.83%) Apache
2 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.07%) JBoss
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Beehive
4 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (9.76%) WildFly
5 3 (7.32%) Confluence
6 1 (2.44%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 29 (70.73%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (21.95%) PaaS
3 8 (19.51%) OpenShift
4 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (7.32%) Slack
5 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (4.88%) IaaS
5 2 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) DNS
1 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
1 5 (12.20%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.76%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.44%) DB2
5 1 (2.44%) OLAP
5 1 (2.44%) OLTP
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (56.10%) Jenkins
2 21 (51.22%) Git (software)
3 16 (39.02%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 4 (9.76%) Liquibase
4 4 (9.76%) Selenium
5 3 (7.32%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
5 3 (7.32%) JUnit
6 2 (4.88%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.44%) Billing
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Java Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Java Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Middleware Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Middleware Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Cloud Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) JavaScript Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Middleware
1 7 (17.07%) REST
2 6 (14.63%) Ajax
2 6 (14.63%) jQuery
2 6 (14.63%) JSON
3 5 (12.20%) Node.js
4 4 (9.76%) J2EE
4 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 4 (9.76%) Web Services
5 1 (2.44%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (2.44%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) XSD
5 1 (2.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (97.56%) Linux
2 36 (87.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (48.78%) CentOS
4 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
6 2 (4.88%) Unix
7 1 (2.44%) Fedora
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) DevOps
2 18 (43.90%) Configuration Management
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (21.95%) Scrum
6 8 (19.51%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.07%) Project Management
7 7 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 6 (14.63%) Agile Project Management
8 6 (14.63%) SFIA
9 5 (12.20%) Open Source
10 3 (7.32%) BDD
10 3 (7.32%) ITIL
10 3 (7.32%) Kanban
10 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
10 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
10 3 (7.32%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) TDD
10 3 (7.32%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 25 (60.98%) Ruby
2 19 (46.34%) Bash Shell
3 18 (43.90%) Java
3 18 (43.90%) Python
4 11 (26.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Perl
7 6 (14.63%) Go
8 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.44%) PHP
10 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) CCDP
1 1 (2.44%) CCNP
1 1 (2.44%) Chartered Engineer
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.44%) CISM
1 1 (2.44%) CISSP
1 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (19.51%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (56.10%) Puppet
3 22 (53.66%) Terraform
4 19 (46.34%) Ansible
5 8 (19.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Splunk
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 4 (9.76%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.44%) EnterpriseDB
5 1 (2.44%) IBM