Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 - 24
Rank change year-on-year - +24 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.16% - 2.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% - 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £338
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -28.75%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 258 150 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.08% 50.17% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 81 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £315 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +3.70% +1.25%
10th Percentile £265 £123 £163
90th Percentile £490 £438 £375
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.89 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.83% - -
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% -5.71% +6.06%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Northern Ireland

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Northern Ireland

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
County Antrim - 1 - -
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware