Period
to 22 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 22 July 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 16 33 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 27 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 8.63% 2.33% 3.96%
As % of the Vendors category 16.46% 5.69% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
Slough median daily rate £519 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -5.41% -22.51%
10th Percentile £399 £255 £313
90th Percentile £608 £439 £384
Berkshire median daily rate £513 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +20.59% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £44.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +62.73% -

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 Slough.

All Vendors
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 164 123 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 52.40% 40.86% 53.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 84 98
Slough median daily rate £425 £365 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.44% -7.59% +5.33%
10th Percentile £300 £126 £213
90th Percentile £584 £511 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Slough median hourly rate £170.00 £20.00 £14.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +750.00% +40.85% -21.11%
10th Percentile £165.00 £15.10 £13.33
90th Percentile £175.00 £20.70 £15.67
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £18.11 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.37% +34.15% +8.00%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Slough

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Slough

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Slough over the 6 months to 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 Slough region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 26 (96.30%) OpenStack
2 25 (92.59%) Linux
3 24 (88.89%) Ansible
4 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (81.48%) OpenShift
6 21 (77.78%) DevOps
7 20 (74.07%) Private Cloud
7 20 (74.07%) Continuous Deployment
7 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (70.37%) High Availability
8 19 (70.37%) Kubernetes
8 19 (70.37%) Docker
9 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (29.63%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
11 6 (22.22%) SLA
11 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 5 (18.52%) Python
12 5 (18.52%) Node.js
12 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
13 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (14.81%) Windows
14 3 (11.11%) Java
14 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 3 (11.11%) Perl
14 3 (11.11%) PHP
14 3 (11.11%) SQL
14 3 (11.11%) .NET
14 3 (11.11%) MySQL
14 3 (11.11%) Git (software)

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 26 (96.30%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) OpenShift
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (11.11%) AWS CloudTrail
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) BGP
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
1 2 (7.41%) MPLS
1 2 (7.41%) NAS
1 2 (7.41%) SNMP
1 2 (7.41%) VLAN
1 2 (7.41%) VXLAN
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Network Security
2 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (7.41%) MariaDB
2 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Cloud Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Platform Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.70%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (74.07%) Private Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (77.78%) DevOps
3 20 (74.07%) Continuous Deployment
3 20 (74.07%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (70.37%) High Availability
5 14 (51.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (29.63%) Deployment Automation
7 6 (22.22%) Security Patching
8 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
9 3 (11.11%) Analytics
9 3 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (11.11%) Data Protection
10 2 (7.41%) Cloud Operations
10 2 (7.41%) Coaching
10 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 2 (7.41%) Open Source
10 2 (7.41%) Service Management
11 1 (3.70%) Defect Tracking
11 1 (3.70%) IT Strategy
11 1 (3.70%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) Python
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 3 (11.11%) Ruby
2 3 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Docker
2 2 (7.41%) BIND 9
2 2 (7.41%) KVM
2 2 (7.41%) NFS
2 2 (7.41%) Postfix
3 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) Ansible
2 19 (70.37%) Kubernetes
3 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Dell
1 2 (7.41%) EMC
1 2 (7.41%) Mirantis
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
2 1 (3.70%) NetApp
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) TOWER Software
2 1 (3.70%) Veeam
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas
2 1 (3.70%) VMware