Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 68 114
Rank change year-on-year -30 +46 -56
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 49 86 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 2.75% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% 6.33% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 59 18
Manchester median daily rate £420 £425 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +12.58% +16.15%
10th Percentile £368 £325 £298
90th Percentile £571 £545 £433
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
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 1,176 1,358 1,498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 41.64% 43.36% 39.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 734 799 779
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
North West median daily rate £418 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +4.38% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 21 60
Manchester median hourly rate £16.70 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.17% - +3.57%
10th Percentile £11.66 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £31.50 £37.50 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £18.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.69% +5.00% +6.06%

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 January 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 January 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
Altrincham - 2 - -
Salford +5 1 £413 -2.94% 3
Red Hat
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 31 (63.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 31 (63.27%) DevOps
3 28 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (46.94%) Puppet
5 20 (40.82%) CentOS
6 19 (38.78%) Python
7 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
7 18 (36.73%) Java
7 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
7 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
7 18 (36.73%) Terraform
8 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.61%) Ruby
10 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
10 14 (28.57%) Apache
10 14 (28.57%) Ansible
10 14 (28.57%) Docker
11 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
11 13 (26.53%) Bash Shell
11 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
12 11 (22.45%) Splunk
13 10 (20.41%) Sonatype Nexus
14 9 (18.37%) SQL
14 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
14 9 (18.37%) VMware
15 8 (16.33%) DB2
15 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
16 7 (14.29%) OpenShift
16 7 (14.29%) Nagios

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 14 (28.57%) Apache
2 13 (26.53%) Tomcat
3 6 (12.24%) JBoss
4 5 (10.20%) nginx
5 4 (8.16%) WebLogic
6 3 (6.12%) NetWeaver
6 3 (6.12%) Oracle Beehive
6 3 (6.12%) WildFly
7 1 (2.04%) Confluence
7 1 (2.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP ERP
1 4 (8.16%) SAP SRM
2 2 (4.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (14.29%) OpenShift
3 6 (12.24%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (12.24%) Serverless
4 5 (10.20%) PaaS
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (8.16%) SaaS
6 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) SAN
2 3 (6.12%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) DNS
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) DB2
1 8 (16.33%) MongoDB
2 6 (12.24%) MySQL
2 6 (12.24%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.16%) OLAP
3 4 (8.16%) OLTP
3 4 (8.16%) Star Schema
4 3 (6.12%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (6.12%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 10 (20.41%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.12%) Liquibase
4 3 (6.12%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 2 (4.08%) JMeter
5 2 (4.08%) Metasploit
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) GoCD
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) JUnit
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
1 3 (6.12%) Legal
2 2 (4.08%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 6 (12.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (10.20%) Java Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Middleware Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) Ajax
2 5 (10.20%) jQuery
2 5 (10.20%) JSON
3 4 (8.16%) Hibernate
3 4 (8.16%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) REST
3 4 (8.16%) SAP Basis
3 4 (8.16%) XML
3 4 (8.16%) XSD
3 4 (8.16%) XSLT
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 44 (89.80%) Linux
2 31 (63.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (40.82%) CentOS
4 7 (14.29%) Ubuntu
5 4 (8.16%) Unix
6 3 (6.12%) Debian
6 3 (6.12%) Kali Linux
7 2 (4.08%) Windows
8 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) DevOps
2 18 (36.73%) Configuration Management
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.24%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (12.24%) Scrum
5 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
6 5 (10.20%) Agile Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (10.20%) High Availability
6 5 (10.20%) ITIL
6 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) SFIA
7 4 (8.16%) Asset Management
7 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
7 4 (8.16%) ERP
7 4 (8.16%) ETL
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
7 4 (8.16%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.16%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) Python
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 15 (30.61%) Ruby
4 13 (26.53%) Bash Shell
5 9 (18.37%) SQL
6 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
6 6 (12.24%) Perl
7 5 (10.20%) Go
8 4 (8.16%) XPath
9 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
9 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
10 2 (4.08%) Ada
10 2 (4.08%) C
11 1 (2.04%) Ada 95
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (28.57%) Docker
2 3 (6.12%) KVM
2 3 (6.12%) LXC
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (46.94%) Puppet
2 18 (36.73%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (36.73%) Terraform
3 14 (28.57%) Ansible
4 13 (26.53%) Kubernetes
5 7 (14.29%) Nagios
6 2 (4.08%) Icinga
6 2 (4.08%) Nessus
6 2 (4.08%) Nexpose
7 1 (2.04%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Splunk
2 9 (18.37%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) EnterpriseDB
3 4 (8.16%) NetApp
3 4 (8.16%) SAP
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) Cisco
5 2 (4.08%) Imperva
5 2 (4.08%) Rapid7
6 1 (2.04%) BEA
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix