The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 3 months to 30 April 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 22 20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.27% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.53% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £400 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.37% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +10.29%  

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 Middlesex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 50 79 80
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 49.50% 50.32% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 63 45
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £592 £526 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.65%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -17.50% +11.11%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Middlesex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Middlesex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Middlesex

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) System Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware