Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 27 34
Rank change year-on-year -37 +7 +61
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 38 83 183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.90% 6.82% 7.08%
As % of the Vendors category 7.76% 15.09% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 70 127
North East median daily rate £425 £343 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.09% +7.03% -20.00%
10th Percentile £371 £198 £261
90th Percentile £609 £446 £439
England median daily rate £493 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +9.44% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
North East median hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
England median hourly rate £42.25 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.32% +15.71% +32.08%

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 490 550 1,444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 37.38% 45.19% 55.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 353 941
North East median daily rate £400 £362 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.65% +6.32% -9.33%
10th Percentile £251 £232 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £513
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 113
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £12.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -52.83% +30.54%
10th Percentile £10.73 £8.96 £11.08
90th Percentile £26.59 £47.53 £36.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -30 37 £425 +24.09% 8
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (86.84%) Puppet
3 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (68.42%) GitLab
5 18 (47.37%) Ansible
6 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
6 17 (44.74%) VMware
7 15 (39.47%) HP
7 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (36.84%) CentOS
8 14 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
8 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 14 (36.84%) Artifactory
8 14 (36.84%) vMotion
8 14 (36.84%) Terraform
9 13 (34.21%) Sonatype Nexus
9 13 (34.21%) Windows
9 13 (34.21%) Oracle
10 12 (31.58%) Open Source
11 11 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (28.95%) Security Hardening
11 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (28.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 11 (28.95%) DevOps
12 10 (26.32%) Black Duck
12 10 (26.32%) Coaching
12 10 (26.32%) vCenter Server
12 10 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) IaaS
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 2 (5.26%) SaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.63%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) DHCP
1 1 (2.63%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MongoDB
1 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (68.42%) GitLab
2 14 (36.84%) Artifactory
3 13 (34.21%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 9 (23.68%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) JUnit
6 1 (2.63%) Maven
6 1 (2.63%) Subversion
6 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Electronics
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 2 (5.26%) Marketing
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Administrator
1 8 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (18.42%) Server Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (10.53%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Server Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Server Support
4 3 (7.89%) Server Support Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) HTML
2 2 (5.26%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
3 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
3 1 (2.63%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Clustering
2 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (71.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (36.84%) CentOS
4 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 6 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) Debian
8 1 (2.63%) HPUX
8 1 (2.63%) Unix
8 1 (2.63%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) Open Source
3 11 (28.95%) DevOps
3 11 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (28.95%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (28.95%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (28.95%) Security Hardening
4 10 (26.32%) Business Development
4 10 (26.32%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (26.32%) Coaching
4 10 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 9 (23.68%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
6 7 (18.42%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 4 (10.53%) Kanban
8 4 (10.53%) Statistics
9 3 (7.89%) Scrum
9 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.89%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Shell Script
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Python
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) C++
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) COBOL
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (39.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
1 14 (36.84%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
2 10 (26.32%) XenApp
2 10 (26.32%) XenDesktop
3 5 (13.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 33 (86.84%) Puppet
2 18 (47.37%) Ansible
3 14 (36.84%) Terraform
3 14 (36.84%) vMotion
4 10 (26.32%) SCCM
4 10 (26.32%) SCOM
4 10 (26.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 10 (26.32%) vCenter Server
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (10.53%) Kubernetes
6 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.63%) Consul
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) HP
3 13 (34.21%) Oracle
4 10 (26.32%) 3PAR
4 10 (26.32%) Black Duck
4 10 (26.32%) BMC
4 10 (26.32%) EMC
5 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) Google
7 2 (5.26%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.26%) SAP
8 1 (2.63%) Micro Focus