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 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
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Preston - - 5.32%
As % of the Vendors category - - 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £520
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 Preston.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Preston
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 48 45 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 50.53% 46.88% 56.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 32
Median daily rate £428 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.06% -8.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £195 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £462 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £32.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.66% +15.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £15.77 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £47.33 £38.63
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 Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 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
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Preston

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 Preston region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop

Red Hat
Top Related 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared