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 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 / North East
Rank 40 36 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 45 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 6.12% 4.14% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 13.08% 9.70% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 10
Median daily rate £450 £290 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +55.17% -3.33%  
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 North East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 344 371 279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 46.80% 42.69% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 253 145
Median daily rate £388 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £257 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 17
Median hourly rate £14.75 £13.50 £11.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.25% +19.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £18.00 £24.15
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 North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 44 £445 +53.27% 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 99 (83.19%) Linux
2 90 (75.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 86 (72.27%) Unix
4 79 (66.39%) Oracle
5 69 (57.98%) WebLogic
5 69 (57.98%) DevOps
6 54 (45.38%) Windows
7 51 (42.86%) HP
7 51 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
9 48 (40.34%) Software Packaging
10 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
11 45 (37.82%) BusinessObjects
12 44 (36.97%) PowerShell
13 39 (32.77%) Change Control
14 38 (31.93%) SC Cleared
14 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
15 37 (31.09%) Git (software)
16 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
17 35 (29.41%) TIBCO
18 34 (28.57%) JBoss
19 33 (27.73%) Configuration Management
20 30 (25.21%) Open Source
21 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
22 28 (23.53%) Puppet
22 28 (23.53%) Cisco
23 27 (22.69%) Informatica
23 27 (22.69%) Confluence
23 27 (22.69%) Atlassian

Red Hat
Top Related 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 69 (57.98%) WebLogic
2 34 (28.57%) JBoss
3 27 (22.69%) Confluence
4 14 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 14 (11.76%) WebSphere Application Server
5 13 (10.92%) Apache
6 12 (10.08%) iPlanet
6 12 (10.08%) Oracle Application Server
6 12 (10.08%) Tomcat
7 7 (5.88%) PowerExchange
8 5 (4.20%) FileNet
8 5 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 38 (31.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (20.17%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (14.29%) Trello
4 8 (6.72%) IaaS
4 8 (6.72%) PaaS
4 8 (6.72%) SaaS
5 5 (4.20%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.84%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) Firewall
2 19 (15.97%) LDAP
3 13 (10.92%) TCP/IP
4 11 (9.24%) DNS
5 10 (8.40%) SSL
6 8 (6.72%) OpenLDAP
6 8 (6.72%) SSH
7 6 (5.04%) CTI
8 5 (4.20%) Intrusion Detection
8 5 (4.20%) Network Security
9 4 (3.36%) SAN
10 3 (2.52%) Wireless
11 1 (0.84%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.84%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.82%) BusinessObjects
2 14 (11.76%) Oracle Database
3 12 (10.08%) BODI
4 7 (5.88%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.84%) Big Data
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.84%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 37 (31.09%) Git (software)
2 29 (24.37%) Jenkins
3 25 (21.01%) JIRA
3 25 (21.01%) Sonatype Nexus
4 17 (14.29%) GitLab
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle APEX
5 12 (10.08%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (1.68%) Finance
2 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Linux Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (10.08%) Architect
5 11 (9.24%) Administrator
6 10 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Unix Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Azure DevOps
8 8 (6.72%) Azure Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) AWS Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.04%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 6 (5.04%) Operations Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) Siebel Administrator
9 6 (5.04%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) AWS DevOps
10 5 (4.20%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Middleware Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (40.34%) Software Packaging
2 14 (11.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (10.08%) J2EE
4 8 (6.72%) Middleware
5 6 (5.04%) Web Services
6 1 (0.84%) LAMP
6 1 (0.84%) Node.js
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 51 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.08%) Clustering
2 12 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.04%) Handset
4 5 (4.20%) DataPower
5 3 (2.52%) EFT
5 3 (2.52%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.84%) HACMP
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 99 (83.19%) Linux
2 90 (75.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 86 (72.27%) Unix
4 54 (45.38%) Windows
5 38 (31.93%) Windows Server
6 26 (21.85%) AIX
7 18 (15.13%) Solaris
8 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (10.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (10.08%) HPUX
11 8 (6.72%) Windows XP
12 3 (2.52%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (1.68%) SUSE
14 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (57.98%) DevOps
2 50 (42.02%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (32.77%) Change Control
4 33 (27.73%) Configuration Management
5 30 (25.21%) Open Source
6 22 (18.49%) OO
7 19 (15.97%) ITIL
8 17 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (11.76%) High Availability
10 12 (10.08%) Load Balancing
11 10 (8.40%) Migration
11 10 (8.40%) Workflow
12 9 (7.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (6.72%) Change Management
13 8 (6.72%) ETL
13 8 (6.72%) Project Governance
13 8 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
14 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.88%) Time Management
14 7 (5.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 44 (36.97%) PowerShell
2 23 (19.33%) SQL
3 22 (18.49%) Perl
4 11 (9.24%) Java
4 11 (9.24%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.56%) Korn
6 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) C-shell
7 1 (0.84%) Python
7 1 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Security Cleared
2 38 (31.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.84%) IBM AIX Certification
4 1 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 10 (8.40%) NFS
5 8 (6.72%) KVM
6 6 (5.04%) Docker
7 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.84%) GPFS
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.84%) Samba
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (23.53%) Puppet
2 26 (21.85%) Ansible
3 23 (19.33%) Dollar Universe
3 23 (19.33%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (4.20%) Forum Sentry
4 5 (4.20%) Packer
5 1 (0.84%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.84%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.84%) Mesos
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Flashback
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (66.39%) Oracle
2 51 (42.86%) HP
3 35 (29.41%) TIBCO
4 28 (23.53%) Cisco
5 27 (22.69%) Atlassian
5 27 (22.69%) Informatica
6 25 (21.01%) IBM
7 24 (20.17%) F5
8 22 (18.49%) Sun
9 20 (16.81%) Siebel
10 17 (14.29%) VMware
11 13 (10.92%) Axway
12 12 (10.08%) Veritas
13 3 (2.52%) Brocade
13 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
14 1 (0.84%) PlateSpin
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