Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 18 September 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
England > North East
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -49 +11 +45
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 29 79 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.37% 6.38% 6.73%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 12.56% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 70 123
North East median daily rate £465 £330 £312
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.91% +5.77% +10.44%
10th Percentile £323 £220 £236
90th Percentile £610 £446 £438
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
North East median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £54.75 £45.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year +19.67% +60.53% +1.79%

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 the North East.

All Vendors
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 551 629 1,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 45.02% 50.81% 57.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 402 1,059
North East median daily rate £375 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £251 £241 £210
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £440 £423
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.14% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 40 128
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.71% - +86.67%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.48 £11.37
90th Percentile £30.50 £47.53 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the North East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the North East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the North East over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the North East

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the North East

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
Tyne and Wear -46 29 £465 +40.91% 3
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 North East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (79.31%) Puppet
4 19 (65.52%) DevOps
5 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (44.83%) Windows
6 13 (44.83%) Ansible
7 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
7 11 (37.93%) Terraform
8 10 (34.48%) Oracle
8 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (31.03%) Open Source
9 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
9 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
9 9 (31.03%) SQL
9 9 (31.03%) Unix
9 9 (31.03%) HP
9 9 (31.03%) GitLab
10 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (27.59%) Docker
10 8 (27.59%) AIX
10 8 (27.59%) Python
10 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
10 8 (27.59%) CentOS
11 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
11 7 (24.14%) C++
11 7 (24.14%) Java

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 6 (20.69%) JBoss
1 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (17.24%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.90%) FileNet
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) iPlanet
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.45%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (13.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (10.34%) Datadog
5 2 (6.90%) IaaS
5 2 (6.90%) PaaS
5 2 (6.90%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (6.90%) Network Security
1 2 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MongoDB
2 4 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 3 (10.34%) Amazon Redshift
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Jenkins
2 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
2 9 (31.03%) GitLab
3 5 (17.24%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (13.79%) Artifactory
5 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.45%) Maven
6 1 (3.45%) Subversion
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Electronics
2 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (6.90%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (13.79%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (10.34%) Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Server Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Server Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Server Support
3 3 (10.34%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Software Packaging
1 5 (17.24%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) Middleware
3 3 (10.34%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (6.90%) LDAP
5 1 (3.45%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.45%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.45%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Clustering
2 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) DataPower
4 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (44.83%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) Unix
5 8 (27.59%) AIX
5 8 (27.59%) CentOS
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.79%) Debian
8 1 (3.45%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) DevOps
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Open Source
4 6 (20.69%) Configuration Management
5 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Business Development
6 4 (13.79%) OO
6 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (10.34%) BDD
7 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Change Control
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) High Availability
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) Process Improvement
7 3 (10.34%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) SQL
2 8 (27.59%) Python
3 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
3 7 (24.14%) C++
3 7 (24.14%) Java
3 7 (24.14%) PowerShell
4 6 (20.69%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) C
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.34%) Ruby
6 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) GCP
2 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 8 (27.59%) Docker
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (10.34%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (10.34%) XenApp
4 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (79.31%) Puppet
2 13 (44.83%) Ansible
3 11 (37.93%) Terraform
4 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (24.14%) Kubernetes
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (17.24%) vMotion
7 3 (10.34%) Nagios
7 3 (10.34%) Packer
7 3 (10.34%) SCCM
7 3 (10.34%) SCOM
7 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (10.34%) vCenter Server
8 2 (6.90%) Forum Sentry
9 1 (3.45%) Consul
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Oracle
2 9 (31.03%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.24%) Axway
4 5 (17.24%) IBM
4 5 (17.24%) Informatica
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) Siebel
5 4 (13.79%) Black Duck
5 4 (13.79%) Google
6 3 (10.34%) 3PAR
6 3 (10.34%) BMC
6 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) New Relic
6 3 (10.34%) Splunk
6 3 (10.34%) Sun
7 2 (6.90%) Atlassian
7 2 (6.90%) MuleSoft
7 2 (6.90%) SAP
8 1 (3.45%) F5