The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 May 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 60 66
Rank change year-on-year +8 +6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 26 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.51% 0.86% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 7.01% 1.84% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.75 £29.17
% change year-on-year +29.25% +25.98%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 371 326 365
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 50.14% 46.77% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 180 173
Median daily rate £400 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £370
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £9.50 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.15% -5.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.16 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Milton Keynes

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 19 (54.29%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (25.71%) Java
6 9 (25.71%) Banking
6 9 (25.71%) Clustering
7 8 (22.86%) Finance
7 8 (22.86%) LDAP
7 8 (22.86%) Unix
7 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (22.86%) CentOS
7 8 (22.86%) OpenShift
8 7 (20.00%) Internet
8 7 (20.00%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) Online Banking
8 7 (20.00%) Java EE
9 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
9 6 (17.14%) HP
9 6 (17.14%) SAN
9 6 (17.14%) NetApp
9 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (17.14%) High Availability
10 5 (14.29%) Open Source
10 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
10 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
10 5 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 5 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 2 (5.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) JBoss
2 2 (5.71%) WildFly
3 1 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) OpenShift
2 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) IBM PureFlex
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.86%) LDAP
2 7 (20.00%) Internet
3 6 (17.14%) SAN
4 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Intranet
5 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
6 1 (2.86%) ATM
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) DNS
6 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.86%) IPv4
6 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.71%) Ant
2 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.71%) Gradle
2 2 (5.71%) Hudson
3 1 (2.86%) GitLab
3 1 (2.86%) JIRA
3 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 9 (25.71%) Banking
2 8 (22.86%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Architect
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Administrator
4 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 4 (11.43%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Java Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Architect
7 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) Java EE
2 5 (14.29%) REST
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) HTML5
3 4 (11.43%) SOAP
4 3 (8.57%) .NET
4 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
4 3 (8.57%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
4 3 (8.57%) Spring
4 3 (8.57%) XML
5 2 (5.71%) EJB
5 2 (5.71%) JMS
5 2 (5.71%) JSF
5 2 (5.71%) LAMP
5 2 (5.71%) Node.js
5 2 (5.71%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (5.71%) XSLT
6 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Clustering
2 7 (20.00%) Online Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) User Experience
5 2 (5.71%) Fintech
6 1 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (22.86%) CentOS
3 8 (22.86%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) AIX
4 4 (11.43%) Windows
5 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.71%) Solaris
7 1 (2.86%) Debian
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (17.14%) High Availability
3 5 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 5 (14.29%) Network Design
3 5 (14.29%) Open Source
3 5 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) Scrum
3 5 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
4 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps
4 4 (11.43%) Migration
5 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
5 3 (8.57%) Microservices
5 3 (8.57%) SOA
5 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) OO
6 2 (5.71%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) Java
2 6 (17.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (8.57%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.57%) Perl
5 2 (5.71%) SQL
5 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (5.71%) Docker
5 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) PowerHA
6 1 (2.86%) vCloud
6 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Ansible
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.71%) Puppet
1 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) OVSD
2 1 (2.86%) SCOM
2 1 (2.86%) vMotion
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) VMware
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) HP
3 6 (17.14%) NetApp
4 5 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 2 (5.71%) Nimsoft
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) Veritas
6 1 (2.86%) Dell
6 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.86%) Pega
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam