The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank - 34 33
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 2.19% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category - 5.19% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 13
Median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 136 154 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 35.60% 42.19% 41.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 114 105
Median daily rate £364 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.06% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -24.13%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.00 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £11.00 £21.60
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Northamptonshire

Red Hat
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) JBoss
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) Endeca
2 5 (83.33%) Squid
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) J2EE
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) logstash
2 5 (83.33%) Graphite

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) JBoss
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Azure Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Graphite
1 5 (83.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle