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 24 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 56 52
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.39% 1.85% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.87% 3.76% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 9
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £458
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 Reading.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 279 425 460
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 48.61% 49.13% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 245 211
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.45 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.47
% change year-on-year -14.63% +11.02%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Reading over the 3 months to 24 June 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 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Puppet
3 9 (47.37%) DevOps
4 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (42.11%) Python
5 7 (36.84%) Ansible
6 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 4 (21.05%) GitHub
7 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
7 4 (21.05%) Ruby
7 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Apache
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) JBoss
8 3 (15.79%) Windows
8 3 (15.79%) VMware
8 3 (15.79%) HP
8 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.79%) CentOS
8 3 (15.79%) Subversion
8 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 3 (15.79%) Hudson
9 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 2 (10.53%) Security 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 4 (21.05%) Apache
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) OpenShift
3 1 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) 2G
2 1 (5.26%) 3G
2 1 (5.26%) 4G
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) LDAP
2 1 (5.26%) LTE
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Hadoop
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.26%) Big Data
2 1 (5.26%) HBase
2 1 (5.26%) Impala
2 1 (5.26%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.79%) Hudson
2 3 (15.79%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) GitLab
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Administrator
1 8 (42.11%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 7 (36.84%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Server Support
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) CSS
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.26%) Apache CXF
2 1 (5.26%) Ehcache
2 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.26%) J2EE
2 1 (5.26%) JDBC
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) OSGi
2 1 (5.26%) Play Framework
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
2 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.26%) XHTML
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) CentOS
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
4 2 (10.53%) Unix
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) SUSE
5 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) API Testing
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) MapReduce
5 1 (5.26%) Microservices
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.26%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (5.26%) Scrum
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
3 4 (21.05%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.26%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
6 1 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) RHCE
1 2 (10.53%) RHCSA
1 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Apache Flume
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) HDFS
1 1 (5.26%) vCloud
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) Puppet
2 8 (42.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (36.84%) Ansible
4 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (10.53%) Nagios
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (5.26%) Ambari
6 1 (5.26%) CloudForms
6 1 (5.26%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 1 (5.26%) Oozie
6 1 (5.26%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Apigee
3 1 (5.26%) Axway
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) Hortonworks
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica
3 1 (5.26%) MapR
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Siebel