Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 91 84
Rank change year-on-year -30 -7 +37
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 30 44 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 1.56% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.33% 3.54% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 51
Manchester median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £359 £338
90th Percentile £836 £578 £525
North West median daily rate £465 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +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 1,285 1,244 1,599
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.00% 43.99% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 735 907
Manchester median daily rate £398 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.64% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £213 £246
90th Percentile £556 £600 £542
North West median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 73 39
Manchester median hourly rate £18.25 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.67% +3.45% +7.41%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.02 £10.10
90th Percentile £37.63 £38.70 £38.30
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £19.18
% change year-on-year +10.44% -17.37% +10.58%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -3 2 £588 +46.88%
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) CentOS
3 15 (50.00%) Puppet
3 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) Terraform
4 14 (46.67%) Ansible
5 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (36.67%) Open Source
6 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (30.00%) DevOps
6 9 (30.00%) Black Duck
6 9 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (30.00%) Coaching
6 9 (30.00%) GitLab
7 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 8 (26.67%) Python
8 7 (23.33%) Perl
8 7 (23.33%) MySQL
8 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (20.00%) PHP
9 6 (20.00%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.00%) VMware
9 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
9 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
9 6 (20.00%) Business Development
10 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
10 5 (16.67%) SQL

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 2 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (6.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
2 1 (3.33%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (13.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (10.00%) CloudFront
3 3 (10.00%) Serverless
4 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
4 2 (6.67%) IaaS
4 2 (6.67%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Route 53
4 2 (6.67%) SaaS
5 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.33%) Slack
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SMS
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) BGP
3 2 (6.67%) IPFIX
3 2 (6.67%) Junos
3 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 2 (6.67%) MRTG
3 2 (6.67%) OSPF
3 2 (6.67%) SNMP
3 2 (6.67%) TACACS
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) AMQP
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) MariaDB
3 3 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) DB2
4 2 (6.67%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 2 (6.67%) SQLite
5 1 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.33%) Blockchain
5 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) GitLab
1 9 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
3 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.00%) JIRA
5 2 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (3.33%) JUnit
General
1 4 (13.33%) Billing
2 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (13.33%) Developer
1 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (10.00%) Administrator
2 3 (10.00%) Architect
2 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (6.67%) Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 2 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 2 (6.67%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
1 4 (13.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (10.00%) jQuery
2 3 (10.00%) Node.js
2 3 (10.00%) React
3 2 (6.67%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (6.67%) REST
3 2 (6.67%) SAP Basis
3 2 (6.67%) Web Services
3 2 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) JSON
4 1 (3.33%) Kafka
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.33%) RESTful
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.67%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Linux
2 20 (66.67%) CentOS
3 9 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) Debian
4 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (10.00%) Unix
4 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Open Source
2 11 (36.67%) Software Engineering
3 9 (30.00%) Coaching
3 9 (30.00%) DevOps
4 8 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 6 (20.00%) Business Development
5 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) SFIA
8 2 (6.67%) Microservices
8 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
8 2 (6.67%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) Python
2 7 (23.33%) Perl
3 6 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.00%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.00%) PHP
4 5 (16.67%) SQL
5 4 (13.33%) C#
6 3 (10.00%) Ruby
6 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (6.67%) Bourne shell
8 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Docker
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) KVM
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (50.00%) Puppet
1 15 (50.00%) Terraform
2 14 (46.67%) Ansible
3 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (10.00%) Kibana
5 2 (6.67%) Cacti
5 2 (6.67%) collectd
5 2 (6.67%) Grafana
5 2 (6.67%) Graphite
5 2 (6.67%) Icinga
5 2 (6.67%) logstash
5 2 (6.67%) Nagios
5 2 (6.67%) Netcool
5 2 (6.67%) Observium
5 2 (6.67%) OpenNMS
5 2 (6.67%) Prometheus
5 2 (6.67%) Salt
5 2 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Black Duck
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 2 (6.67%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.67%) Huawei
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
5 2 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (3.33%) SaltStack
6 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds