The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton 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 25 June 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
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 31 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.41% 0.91% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.90% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Median daily rate £425 £488 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 Northampton.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 87 69 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 35.80% 31.51% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 51
Median daily rate £375 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -39.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.40 £21.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton 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 Northampton

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware