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 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 48 39 27
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.53% 3.04% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 6.02% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 1
Median daily rate £420 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.57% +90.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £40.25
% change year-on-year -9.09% -24.84%  

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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 109 216 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 28.99% 50.59% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 136 61
Median daily rate £425 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +24.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £725 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 9
Median hourly rate - £13.15 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Sheffield

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) SUSE
4 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (40.00%) Veritas File System
5 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Symmetrix
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
5 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 4 (40.00%) LDAP
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) VMS
5 4 (40.00%) NFS
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) Perl

Red Hat
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) NAS
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) LDAP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 5 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) DBA
4 2 (20.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 2 (20.00%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Symmetrix
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Solaris
4 5 (50.00%) SUSE
5 4 (40.00%) AIX
5 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (40.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) VMS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Management
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) OCP
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (40.00%) NFS
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (40.00%) SRDF
2 4 (40.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (10.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (20.00%) Data Guard
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) EMC
3 5 (50.00%) Veritas
4 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (20.00%) Splunk
6 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
6 1 (10.00%) HP