Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 19 October 2018 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 46 68
Rank change year-on-year -5 +22 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.68% 2.84% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 8.07% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 10
Sheffield median daily rate £428 £595 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.15% +8.18% +100.00%
10th Percentile £398 £409 £428
90th Percentile £469 £645 £610
South Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £595 £488
% change year-on-year -31.93% +22.05% +65.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Sheffield.

All Vendors
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 263 223 309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 44.80% 35.17% 34.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 135 206
Sheffield median daily rate £400 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% +13.33%
10th Percentile £230 £313 £260
90th Percentile £525 £615 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £386
% change year-on-year -5.88% +10.03% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £17.50 £21.33 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +64.06% +5.26%
10th Percentile £9.40 £11.50 £8.50
90th Percentile £27.50 £36.00 £17.50
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +21.95%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Sheffield

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Sheffield

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Centrify
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Publishing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize
2 1 (25.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Centrify
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) VMware