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 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 43 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -19  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.86% 1.58% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.06% 4.23% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 8
Median daily rate £385 £550 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +100.00%  
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 Sheffield.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 97 142 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 41.81% 37.47% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 101 62
Median daily rate £450 £500 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +70.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £745 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £8.50 £9.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.70% -10.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.60 £11.80 £12.50
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 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 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 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Confluence
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) GitHub
3 2 (50.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (25.00%) vMotion
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SUSE

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%) Confluence
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Quality Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) MuleSoft
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) EMC
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas
3 1 (25.00%) VMware