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 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 39
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.28% 2.08% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 5.30% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £463 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.10% +12.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 135 151 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.29% 39.32% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 93
Median daily rate £375 £420 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +3.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £18.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +3 1 £425 -12.82%
Red Hat
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire 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 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:

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