Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 59 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 -19
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 21 37 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.63% 2.48% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.14% 4.76% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 18
Reading median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +50.00%
10th Percentile £313 £350 £354
90th Percentile £550 £575 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £340 £445 £400
% change year-on-year -23.60% +11.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.00% - -

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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 668 777 1000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 51.94% 52.18% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 375 544
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.08% +4.25%
10th Percentile £275 £193 £227
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 58 82
Reading median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.98 £46.80 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £21.55
% change year-on-year +13.73% -40.84% +23.14%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Reading over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Reading

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Unix
4 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
5 10 (47.62%) Puppet
5 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (42.86%) Xen
6 9 (42.86%) Ruby
6 9 (42.86%) DNS
6 9 (42.86%) Solaris
6 9 (42.86%) Python
7 8 (38.10%) Oracle
7 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
8 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 7 (33.33%) Ansible
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) Sun
9 6 (28.57%) JSON
10 5 (23.81%) Degree
10 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exadata
10 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exalogic
10 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
10 5 (23.81%) Contingency Planning
10 5 (23.81%) VMware
10 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (23.81%) Windows
10 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared

Red Hat
Co-occurring 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 2 (9.52%) IIS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (42.86%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) NAS
3 4 (19.05%) SAN
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) LDAP
5 2 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (19.05%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
4 1 (4.76%) Big Data
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
4 1 (4.76%) HBase
4 1 (4.76%) Impala
4 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Hudson
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Administrator
2 11 (52.38%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Server Administrator
6 3 (14.29%) Architect
7 2 (9.52%) C Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 2 (9.52%) VMware Architect
8 1 (4.76%) AWS Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Data Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Hadoop Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (4.76%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle Exalogic
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (9.52%) Derivative
3 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
4 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 15 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (66.67%) Unix
4 9 (42.86%) Solaris
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) Debian
8 2 (9.52%) SUSE
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.76%) CentOS
9 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Contingency Planning
1 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) DevOps
2 3 (14.29%) Microservices
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (9.52%) Disruptive Innovation
3 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) Post-Production
3 2 (9.52%) Presales
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) Immutable Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
1 9 (42.86%) Ruby
2 8 (38.10%) Bash Shell
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) MCITP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) RHCE
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Xen
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
4 1 (4.76%) Docker
4 1 (4.76%) HDFS
4 1 (4.76%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (47.62%) Puppet
2 7 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) Ambari
4 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
4 1 (4.76%) Mesos
4 1 (4.76%) Oozie
4 1 (4.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Oracle
2 7 (33.33%) Sun
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
6 1 (4.76%) Google
6 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
6 1 (4.76%) Intel
6 1 (4.76%) MapR
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk