The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 49 50 68
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 31 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 3.07% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 5.61% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 2
Median daily rate £438 £425 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +20.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £298 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £495 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.56% +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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 317 553 461
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.84% 54.81% 45.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 286 242
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.60 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -73.02% +158.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Reading

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Reading

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) DevOps
3 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
3 8 (34.78%) Ansible
4 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (30.43%) CentOS
5 6 (26.09%) Apache
5 6 (26.09%) Hudson
5 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
6 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
6 5 (21.74%) GitHub
6 5 (21.74%) Python
6 5 (21.74%) JBoss
6 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (21.74%) Subversion
7 4 (17.39%) Clustering
7 4 (17.39%) Perl
7 4 (17.39%) MySQL
7 4 (17.39%) SOAP
7 4 (17.39%) Windows
7 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) REST
8 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) Java
8 3 (13.04%) Debian
8 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (26.09%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) JBoss
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.35%) SAS
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) GitHub
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (4.35%) HTTP
1 1 (4.35%) IMAP
1 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) MRTG
1 1 (4.35%) SMTP
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
3 2 (8.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) Hudson
3 5 (21.74%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Administrator
1 7 (30.43%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (26.09%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.70%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Software Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.35%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Ehcache
4 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) J2EE
4 1 (4.35%) JDBC
4 1 (4.35%) JMS
4 1 (4.35%) OSGi
4 1 (4.35%) Play Framework
4 1 (4.35%) SAML
4 1 (4.35%) Software Packaging
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 10 (43.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (30.43%) CentOS
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) Debian
6 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
6 2 (8.70%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) AIX
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.35%) Solaris
7 1 (4.35%) SUSE
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) UML
6 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
6 1 (4.35%) Change Control
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) MVC
6 1 (4.35%) OO
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Bash Shell
1 5 (21.74%) Python
2 4 (17.39%) Perl
3 3 (13.04%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) Korn
4 1 (4.35%) PHP
4 1 (4.35%) Ruby
4 1 (4.35%) Scala
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) RHCE
3 2 (8.70%) RHCSA
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Ceph
2 1 (4.35%) Dovecot
2 1 (4.35%) iptables
2 1 (4.35%) KVM
2 1 (4.35%) Sendmail
2 1 (4.35%) Squid
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) Puppet
2 8 (34.78%) Ansible
3 7 (30.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (8.70%) Terraform
5 1 (4.35%) Cacti
5 1 (4.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (4.35%) Nagios
5 1 (4.35%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (4.35%) RANCID
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Apigee
2 1 (4.35%) Axway
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica
2 1 (4.35%) Siebel
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Talend
2 1 (4.35%) VMware