The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / Midlands
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category - - 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 the Midlands.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 71 100 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 61.21% 48.31% 64.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 36
Median daily rate £400 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the Midlands

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the Midlands

Red Hat
Top 7 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared