Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > North East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 96
Rank change year-on-year +5 +64 -41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 80 180 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.53% 6.65% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 14.08% 11.46% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 128 11
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +21.90% -12.50%
10th Percentile £206 £246 £254
90th Percentile £437 £438 £513
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
North East median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £31.75 £27.75
% change year-on-year +40.16% +14.41% -30.63%

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 568 1570 835
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.33% 57.98% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 1040 448
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
10th Percentile £257 £210 £231
90th Percentile £550 £494 £563
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 119 72
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%
10th Percentile £8.96 £10.94 £11.29
90th Percentile £47.53 £36.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.21% -2.86% +6.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +6 78 £350 +9.38% 1
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (92.50%) Unix
3 70 (87.50%) Oracle
4 68 (85.00%) WebLogic
5 63 (78.75%) JBoss
6 50 (62.50%) AIX
7 49 (61.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (53.75%) Security Cleared
9 41 (51.25%) Firewall
10 39 (48.75%) SC Cleared
11 37 (46.25%) HP
12 36 (45.00%) Perl
12 36 (45.00%) DevOps
13 34 (42.50%) LDAP
13 34 (42.50%) Sun
14 33 (41.25%) Windows
15 31 (38.75%) Solaris
16 30 (37.50%) HPUX
16 30 (37.50%) SQL
16 30 (37.50%) DNS
16 30 (37.50%) Korn
17 29 (36.25%) SUSE
18 28 (35.00%) iPlanet
18 28 (35.00%) Apache
18 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
19 27 (33.75%) J2EE
19 27 (33.75%) Clustering
20 26 (32.50%) Oracle Application Server
21 25 (31.25%) PL/SQL
21 25 (31.25%) High Availability

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 68 (85.00%) WebLogic
2 63 (78.75%) JBoss
3 28 (35.00%) Apache
3 28 (35.00%) iPlanet
3 28 (35.00%) Tomcat
4 26 (32.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (16.25%) WebSphere
5 13 (16.25%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (10.00%) MQSeries
6 8 (10.00%) OpenStack
6 8 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.75%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (6.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (5.00%) FileNet
10 3 (3.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (2.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (18.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (16.25%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.50%) Boomi
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 41 (51.25%) Firewall
2 34 (42.50%) LDAP
3 30 (37.50%) DNS
4 24 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (26.25%) OpenLDAP
6 20 (25.00%) SSH
7 12 (15.00%) SAN
8 8 (10.00%) FCoE
8 8 (10.00%) iSCSI
8 8 (10.00%) NAS
8 8 (10.00%) X.21
9 6 (7.50%) WAN
10 5 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (6.25%) Network Security
10 5 (6.25%) SSL
11 2 (2.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.50%) GitLab
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Maven
5 1 (1.25%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
3 18 (22.50%) AIX Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (13.75%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (13.75%) Solaris Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Administrator
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) HPUX Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Project Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Unix Administrator
9 2 (2.50%) Unix Consultant
9 2 (2.50%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.75%) J2EE
2 15 (18.75%) Software Packaging
3 13 (16.25%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.50%) JSON
4 2 (2.50%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) SOAP
4 2 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) XSD
4 2 (2.50%) XSL
5 1 (1.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (33.75%) Clustering
2 15 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.25%) Data Centre
4 11 (13.75%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.25%) DataPower
5 5 (6.25%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (92.50%) Unix
3 50 (62.50%) AIX
4 49 (61.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 33 (41.25%) Windows
6 31 (38.75%) Solaris
7 30 (37.50%) HPUX
8 29 (36.25%) SUSE
9 22 (27.50%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
11 1 (1.25%) Debian
11 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (45.00%) DevOps
2 25 (31.25%) High Availability
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (27.50%) Load Balancing
5 21 (26.25%) ITIL
6 19 (23.75%) OO
7 13 (16.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.00%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (7.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.25%) Workflow
12 4 (5.00%) Change Control
12 4 (5.00%) Requirements Management
12 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (3.75%) SOA
14 2 (2.50%) EAI
14 2 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
14 2 (2.50%) Open Source
14 2 (2.50%) SEO
14 2 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 36 (45.00%) Perl
2 30 (37.50%) Korn
2 30 (37.50%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.25%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.25%) C-shell
5 12 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.00%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.50%) XPath
8 2 (2.50%) XQuery
9 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 43 (53.75%) Security Cleared
2 39 (48.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 21 (26.25%) NFS
3 15 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 15 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 13 (16.25%) KVM
6 9 (11.25%) Samba
7 8 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (26.25%) Puppet
2 19 (23.75%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.00%) OpenView
4 5 (6.25%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (3.75%) Ansible
6 2 (2.50%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (87.50%) Oracle
2 37 (46.25%) HP
3 34 (42.50%) Sun
4 22 (27.50%) Cisco
4 22 (27.50%) F5
5 19 (23.75%) IBM
6 16 (20.00%) VMware
7 15 (18.75%) PlateSpin
8 14 (17.50%) Veritas
9 13 (16.25%) Axway
9 13 (16.25%) Informatica
9 13 (16.25%) Siebel
10 8 (10.00%) Cognos
10 8 (10.00%) Opsware
11 3 (3.75%) Borland
11 3 (3.75%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.50%) Dell
13 1 (1.25%) Citrix