Period
to 17 December 2018

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 17 December 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 33 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 -7 +20
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 7 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.01% 0.71% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category 4.38% 1.41% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 11
Slough median daily rate £370 £675 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.19% +86.21% -
10th Percentile £263 £638 £356
90th Percentile £469 £713 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £330 £438
% change year-on-year +28.79% -24.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £29.75 £50.00
% change year-on-year - -40.50% -

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 160 142 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 45.98% 50.53% 56.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 89 101
Slough median daily rate £375 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11% -0.69%
10th Percentile £126 £299 £218
90th Percentile £538 £551 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 - £17.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +37.93% +11.54% -29.17%

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 17 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (57.14%) NFS
3 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
4 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 3 (42.86%) Tekelec
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) CentOS
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Postfix
5 2 (28.57%) NAS
5 2 (28.57%) SaaS
5 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
5 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) Validation

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 4 (57.14%) OpenStack
2 2 (28.57%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (14.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) NAS
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) Value-Added Service
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) VXLAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MongoDB
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (28.57%) MariaDB
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Onboarding Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Support
2 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
2 2 (28.57%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) NFS
2 2 (28.57%) BIND 9
2 2 (28.57%) KVM
2 2 (28.57%) Postfix
2 2 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Ansible
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) NetApp
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Tekelec
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
2 2 (28.57%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) Mirantis
2 2 (28.57%) Sandvine
3 1 (14.29%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy
3 1 (14.29%) TOWER Software