Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 45 52
Rank change year-on-year -11 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 44 94 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.53% 5.73% 3.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.90% 11.19% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 68 41
North East median daily rate £400 £348 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.11% +17.80% -1.67%
10th Percentile £304 £285 £255
90th Percentile £553 £513 £488
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
North East median hourly rate - £22.50 £50.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.45% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +72.41% -27.04%

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 557 840 889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 44.63% 51.22% 45.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 542 547
North East median daily rate £350 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +6.43% -2.26%
10th Percentile £225 £255 £238
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 58 44
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £23.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.43% +20.51% +53.82%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.25 £10.02
90th Percentile £30.88 £42.30 £29.18
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.73
% change year-on-year - -6.54% +10.15%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -23 44 £400 +15.11% 3
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (84.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (72.73%) Unix
4 25 (56.82%) Windows
5 24 (54.55%) AIX
5 24 (54.55%) Open Source
6 23 (52.27%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (52.27%) HP
7 21 (47.73%) DevOps
8 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
9 19 (43.18%) Shell Script
9 19 (43.18%) Solaris
9 19 (43.18%) Problem-Solving
10 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
10 18 (40.91%) HPUX
10 18 (40.91%) ITIL
10 18 (40.91%) Tivoli
10 18 (40.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 18 (40.91%) BMC
11 17 (38.64%) C
11 17 (38.64%) Windows 2000 Server
11 17 (38.64%) Service Management
11 17 (38.64%) Change Management
11 17 (38.64%) Data Management
11 17 (38.64%) ITIL V3
12 16 (36.36%) SaaS
12 16 (36.36%) PaaS
12 16 (36.36%) IaaS
12 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (34.09%) MVS

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 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
2 8 (18.18%) JBoss
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
3 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (13.64%) FileNet
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Confluence
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (4.55%) Apache
7 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
8 1 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (2.27%) iPlanet
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (11.36%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 16 (36.36%) IaaS
1 16 (36.36%) PaaS
1 16 (36.36%) SaaS
2 10 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.82%) Datadog
5 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.27%) Boomi
6 1 (2.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) InfiniBand
1 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
1 4 (9.09%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) FCoE
3 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.27%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) SMS
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon Redshift
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (6.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.55%) GitLab
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (2.27%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
General
1 7 (15.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (20.45%) Operations Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (11.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Operational Support Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Operations Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Grid Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) ISPF
2 5 (11.36%) Software Packaging
2 5 (11.36%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (9.09%) LDAP
3 4 (9.09%) Middleware
3 4 (9.09%) OpenMP
4 2 (4.55%) REST
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.27%) J2EE
5 1 (2.27%) JSON
5 1 (2.27%) Kafka
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) SOAP
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
5 1 (2.27%) Spring Security
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSD
5 1 (2.27%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (52.27%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.82%) Management Information System
2 14 (31.82%) VSAM
3 4 (9.09%) DataPower
3 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
3 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Clustering
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Linux
2 37 (84.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (72.73%) Unix
4 25 (56.82%) Windows
5 24 (54.55%) AIX
6 19 (43.18%) Solaris
7 18 (40.91%) HPUX
7 18 (40.91%) Windows Server
8 17 (38.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 15 (34.09%) MVS
10 14 (31.82%) VME
10 14 (31.82%) VMS
11 5 (11.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (54.55%) Open Source
2 21 (47.73%) DevOps
3 19 (43.18%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (40.91%) ITIL
5 17 (38.64%) Change Management
5 17 (38.64%) Data Management
5 17 (38.64%) ITIL V3
5 17 (38.64%) Service Management
6 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (18.18%) Configuration Management
8 6 (13.64%) Test Automation
9 5 (11.36%) OO
10 4 (9.09%) BDD
10 4 (9.09%) High Availability
10 4 (9.09%) Investment Management
10 4 (9.09%) Workflow
11 3 (6.82%) Change Control
11 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (6.82%) Kanban
11 3 (6.82%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 19 (43.18%) Shell Script
3 17 (38.64%) C
4 14 (31.82%) JCL
5 13 (29.55%) Java
6 12 (27.27%) Perl
7 9 (20.45%) SQL
8 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.36%) Python
10 3 (6.82%) C++
10 3 (6.82%) Korn
10 3 (6.82%) Ruby
11 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.27%) C-shell
12 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
12 1 (2.27%) XPath
12 1 (2.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
System Software
1 18 (40.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 14 (31.82%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 14 (31.82%) RACF
3 4 (9.09%) GPFS
4 3 (6.82%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
Systems Management
1 18 (40.91%) Tivoli
2 14 (31.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 13 (29.55%) Puppet
4 10 (22.73%) Ansible
5 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (9.09%) Forum Sentry
6 4 (9.09%) Terraform
7 3 (6.82%) Kubernetes
7 3 (6.82%) Nagios
7 3 (6.82%) Packer
8 2 (4.55%) ZABBIX
9 1 (2.27%) Dollar Universe
9 1 (2.27%) Grafana
9 1 (2.27%) Graylog
9 1 (2.27%) Kibana
9 1 (2.27%) logstash
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) HP
2 18 (40.91%) BMC
3 15 (34.09%) ServiceNow
4 13 (29.55%) Oracle
5 5 (11.36%) Axway
5 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 5 (11.36%) Informatica
5 5 (11.36%) Siebel
5 5 (11.36%) Sun
6 4 (9.09%) NetApp
7 3 (6.82%) New Relic
7 3 (6.82%) Splunk
8 2 (4.55%) MuleSoft
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) TIBCO