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 3 months to 28 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
Lancashire / Preston
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 8 -
Rank change year-on-year -20 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston 3.38% 10.00% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.96% 21.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £425 £348 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.30% -  
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 Preston.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 115 51 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 48.52% 46.36% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 59 26
Median daily rate £450 £350 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -15.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £263 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £438 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +107.31% +28.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.40 £20.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £41.90 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 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 Preston region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
3 5 (62.50%) SSH
3 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) SQLPlus
5 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) HPUX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) CentOS

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 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (12.50%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SSH
1 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (62.50%) RDBMS
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DBA
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Applications Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) AIX
3 3 (37.50%) HPUX
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Fedora
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Data Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PL/SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Data Guard
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) VMware