Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 19 November 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 30 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 +51 -40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 79 165 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 9.22% 7.37% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 19.36% 12.45% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 121 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +21.90% -12.50%
10th Percentile £201 £236 £254
90th Percentile £428 £438 £513
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £320 £263
% change year-on-year +3.91% +21.90% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - £20.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.30% -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

All Vendors
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 408 1325 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.61% 59.15% 38.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 937 310
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £261 £213 £240
90th Percentile £550 £488 £560
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £363 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +9.85% -5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 100 48
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.89% +40.28%
10th Percentile £8.96 £12.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.00 £40.03
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £17.10 £28.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -38.93% +16.67% +41.18%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Newcastle upon Tyne

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (93.67%) Unix
3 70 (88.61%) Oracle
4 69 (87.34%) WebLogic
5 64 (81.01%) JBoss
6 51 (64.56%) AIX
7 47 (59.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
9 42 (53.16%) Firewall
10 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
10 39 (49.37%) HP
11 36 (45.57%) Sun
12 35 (44.30%) DevOps
13 34 (43.04%) Perl
14 33 (41.77%) LDAP
15 32 (40.51%) HPUX
15 32 (40.51%) Solaris
16 31 (39.24%) Windows
17 30 (37.97%) Apache
17 30 (37.97%) Tomcat
17 30 (37.97%) iPlanet
17 30 (37.97%) SUSE
18 29 (36.71%) Clustering
18 29 (36.71%) Korn
18 29 (36.71%) DNS
18 29 (36.71%) SQL
19 28 (35.44%) J2EE
19 28 (35.44%) Oracle Application Server
20 27 (34.18%) High Availability
21 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 69 (87.34%) WebLogic
2 64 (81.01%) JBoss
3 30 (37.97%) Apache
3 30 (37.97%) iPlanet
3 30 (37.97%) Tomcat
4 28 (35.44%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (16.46%) WebSphere
5 13 (16.46%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (10.13%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (10.13%) MQSeries
6 8 (10.13%) OpenStack
6 8 (10.13%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.86%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (6.33%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (5.06%) FileNet
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (16.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Boomi
4 1 (1.27%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (53.16%) Firewall
2 33 (41.77%) LDAP
3 29 (36.71%) DNS
4 26 (32.91%) TCP/IP
5 20 (25.32%) OpenLDAP
6 19 (24.05%) SSH
7 12 (15.19%) SAN
8 8 (10.13%) FCoE
8 8 (10.13%) iSCSI
8 8 (10.13%) NAS
8 8 (10.13%) X.21
9 6 (7.59%) WAN
10 5 (6.33%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (6.33%) Network Security
10 5 (6.33%) SSL
11 2 (2.53%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.27%) GitLab
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (30.38%) Unix Engineer
3 19 (24.05%) AIX Engineer
4 17 (21.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (12.66%) Solaris Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.06%) Administrator
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.06%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) HPUX Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Unix Administrator
10 2 (2.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) J2EE
2 15 (18.99%) Software Packaging
3 13 (16.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.53%) JSON
4 2 (2.53%) REST
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
4 2 (2.53%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) XSD
4 2 (2.53%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 29 (36.71%) Clustering
2 15 (18.99%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.46%) Data Centre
4 11 (13.92%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.33%) DataPower
5 5 (6.33%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.27%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (93.67%) Unix
3 51 (64.56%) AIX
4 47 (59.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (40.51%) HPUX
5 32 (40.51%) Solaris
6 31 (39.24%) Windows
7 30 (37.97%) SUSE
8 21 (26.58%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.27%) Debian
10 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) DevOps
2 27 (34.18%) High Availability
3 24 (30.38%) Load Balancing
4 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (27.85%) ITIL
6 19 (24.05%) OO
7 12 (15.19%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.66%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Procure-to-Pay
10 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 5 (6.33%) Workflow
11 4 (5.06%) Change Control
11 4 (5.06%) Requirements Management
11 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (2.53%) EAI
12 2 (2.53%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.53%) SEO
12 2 (2.53%) SOA
12 2 (2.53%) UML
13 1 (1.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.04%) Perl
2 29 (36.71%) Korn
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 24 (30.38%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.46%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.46%) C-shell
5 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.13%) Java
7 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) XPath
8 2 (2.53%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 44 (55.70%) Security Cleared
2 39 (49.37%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 22 (27.85%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.32%) NFS
3 16 (20.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 15 (18.99%) Hyper-V
4 15 (18.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (16.46%) KVM
6 9 (11.39%) Samba
7 8 (10.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (25.32%) Puppet
2 19 (24.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.13%) OpenView
4 5 (6.33%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (3.80%) Ansible
6 2 (2.53%) Dollar Universe
Vendors
1 70 (88.61%) Oracle
2 39 (49.37%) HP
3 36 (45.57%) Sun
4 24 (30.38%) Cisco
4 24 (30.38%) F5
5 19 (24.05%) IBM
6 16 (20.25%) Veritas
6 16 (20.25%) VMware
7 15 (18.99%) PlateSpin
8 13 (16.46%) Axway
8 13 (16.46%) Informatica
8 13 (16.46%) Siebel
9 8 (10.13%) Cognos
9 8 (10.13%) Opsware
10 3 (3.80%) Borland
10 3 (3.80%) TIBCO
11 2 (2.53%) Atlassian
11 2 (2.53%) Dell
12 1 (1.27%) Citrix