Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 25 39
Rank change year-on-year -58 +14 +33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 27 97 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.07% 7.53% 6.13%
As % of the Vendors category 4.41% 14.74% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 96
North East median daily rate £465 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.00% +27.12% -1.67%
10th Percentile £304 £263 £236
90th Percentile £600 £502 £370
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
North East median hourly rate - - £20.00
England median hourly rate £42.25 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.50% +92.31% -25.71%

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 612 658 1,474
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 46.97% 51.05% 56.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 420 945
North East median daily rate £350 £360 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% -4.62%
10th Percentile £253 £249 £213
90th Percentile £525 £536 £488
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 102
North East median hourly rate £15.35 £27.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.20% -1.79% +111.32%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.50 £11.92
90th Percentile £33.00 £42.40 £36.00
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -56 27 £465 +24.00% 8
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (74.07%) DevOps
5 19 (70.37%) Puppet
6 17 (62.96%) Unix
7 15 (55.56%) Oracle
8 14 (51.85%) Java
9 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
10 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
10 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
11 11 (40.74%) JBoss
11 11 (40.74%) AIX
12 10 (37.04%) Siebel
12 10 (37.04%) IBM
12 10 (37.04%) Perl
12 10 (37.04%) SQL
12 10 (37.04%) Informatica
12 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
12 10 (37.04%) Axway
12 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
12 10 (37.04%) Software Packaging
12 10 (37.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 9 (33.33%) Open Source
13 9 (33.33%) OO
14 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
14 8 (29.63%) HP

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 12 (44.44%) WebLogic
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (40.74%) JBoss
3 8 (29.63%) FileNet
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (7.41%) Apache
5 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (3.70%) Confluence
6 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (3.70%) iPlanet
6 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.70%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 10 (37.04%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Datadog
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
1 6 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
3 1 (3.70%) Big Data
3 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 5 (18.52%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (11.11%) GitLab
4 3 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) JUnit
5 1 (3.70%) Maven
5 1 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
4 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Head of DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Operational Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Software Packaging
1 10 (37.04%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (22.22%) LDAP
3 4 (14.81%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (14.81%) Middleware
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.70%) Kafka
5 1 (3.70%) Node.js
5 1 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Batch
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) DataPower
2 6 (22.22%) Private Cloud
3 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (62.96%) Unix
4 11 (40.74%) AIX
5 5 (18.52%) Windows
6 3 (11.11%) CentOS
7 1 (3.70%) VME
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) DevOps
3 9 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) Open Source
4 8 (29.63%) Configuration Management
5 6 (22.22%) Change Control
5 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Workflow
6 4 (14.81%) BDD
6 4 (14.81%) Kanban
6 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (11.11%) Business Development
7 3 (11.11%) Coaching
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (11.11%) High Availability
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.41%) Scrum
8 2 (7.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) Perl
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 3 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 3 (11.11%) C
4 3 (11.11%) C++
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (3.70%) COBOL
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (29.63%) Ansible
4 7 (25.93%) Terraform
5 6 (22.22%) Forum Sentry
6 3 (11.11%) Kubernetes
6 3 (11.11%) Nagios
6 3 (11.11%) Packer
7 1 (3.70%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (3.70%) Grafana
7 1 (3.70%) Graylog
7 1 (3.70%) Kibana
7 1 (3.70%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Axway
2 10 (37.04%) IBM
2 10 (37.04%) Informatica
2 10 (37.04%) Siebel
3 8 (29.63%) HP
4 7 (25.93%) Sun
5 3 (11.11%) Black Duck
5 3 (11.11%) New Relic
5 3 (11.11%) Splunk
6 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
6 2 (7.41%) MuleSoft
6 2 (7.41%) VMware
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco
7 1 (3.70%) F5
7 1 (3.70%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.70%) SAP
7 1 (3.70%) TIBCO