Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Preston 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 19 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
Lancashire > Preston
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 7.32% 2.26% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 20.27% 4.62% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Preston median daily rate £450 - -
Lancashire median daily rate £525 £420 £419
% change year-on-year +25.00% +0.36% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Preston median hourly rate - - -
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -

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 Preston.

All Vendors
Preston
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 74 65 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 36.10% 48.87% 39.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 39
Preston median daily rate £425 £338 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.93% -22.86% -
10th Percentile £325 £230 £150
90th Percentile £539 £446 £580
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 15
Preston median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +2.70% +75.23%
10th Percentile £37.85 £19.78 £13.81
90th Percentile £68.01 £60.05 £46.00
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +61.07%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Preston

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Preston

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Preston over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Preston

For the 6 months to 19 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 Preston region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 11 (73.33%) Migration
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (53.33%) Solaris
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) IBM
4 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (33.33%) Puppet
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
5 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Clustering
5 5 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (26.67%) DevOps
7 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (20.00%) HPUX
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) DNS
8 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Preston 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Migration Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Solaris Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (33.33%) Clustering
3 4 (26.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Solaris
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) HPUX
5 2 (13.33%) CentOS
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) Debian
6 1 (6.67%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 6 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (26.67%) DevOps
5 3 (20.00%) Kanban
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) SC Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Atlassian