Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 69 58
Rank change year-on-year +37 -11 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 4.87% 1.24% 2.38%
As % of the Vendors category 12.94% 4.06% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 13
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £356 £350 £270
90th Percentile £641 £568 £500
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
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 255 271 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 37.61% 30.45% 46.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 186 280
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +24.00%
10th Percentile £288 £203 £224
90th Percentile £583 £538 £550
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 24
Sheffield median hourly rate £20.66 £17.50 £12.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.03% +41.99% -11.96%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.38 £9.00
90th Percentile £28.39 £20.65 £18.23
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.66 £17.50 £12.03
% change year-on-year +18.03% +45.53% -19.83%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Sheffield over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 16 January 2018, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
4 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (39.39%) Java
4 13 (39.39%) JUnit
5 12 (36.36%) OO
5 12 (36.36%) Spring
5 12 (36.36%) Maven
5 12 (36.36%) RESTful
5 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 12 (36.36%) BDD
5 12 (36.36%) Apache Camel
5 12 (36.36%) Apache ServiceMix
5 12 (36.36%) API Development
5 12 (36.36%) Virtual Team
6 11 (33.33%) Unix
7 10 (30.30%) Banking
8 9 (27.27%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) Windows
9 8 (24.24%) IBM
9 8 (24.24%) EMC
9 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
10 7 (21.21%) Solaris
10 7 (21.21%) NAS
11 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (18.18%) SAN
11 6 (18.18%) HP
11 6 (18.18%) JBoss

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 12 (36.36%) Apache ServiceMix
2 6 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) NAS
2 6 (18.18%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) JUnit
3 12 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 12 (36.36%) Maven
4 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 16 (48.48%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
1 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Administrator
3 8 (24.24%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (15.15%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Junior Java Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Security Administrator
7 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Splunk Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (6.06%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Apache Camel
1 12 (36.36%) RESTful
1 12 (36.36%) Spring
2 5 (15.15%) Regular Expression
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Virtual Team
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (9.09%) Replication
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.03%) iSeries
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (24.24%) Windows
5 7 (21.21%) Solaris
6 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
7 4 (12.12%) SUSE
8 3 (9.09%) AIX
9 1 (3.03%) CentOS
9 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (36.36%) API Development
2 12 (36.36%) BDD
2 12 (36.36%) OO
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Investment Management
4 4 (12.12%) Kanban
4 4 (12.12%) Security Operations
4 4 (12.12%) Server Building
4 4 (12.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Analytics
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps
6 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 2 (6.06%) Programme Delivery
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) Python
3 8 (24.24%) Shell Script
4 6 (18.18%) Perl
5 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Korn
6 1 (3.03%) Ruby
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 3 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (6.06%) RHEV
2 2 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.03%) Terraform
2 1 (3.03%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) EMC
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Veritas
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) VMware
6 1 (3.03%) MuleSoft
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp