Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 38 29
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.81% 1.47% 1.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 3.07% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Slough median daily rate £550 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +7.41% -6.90%
10th Percentile £318 £248 £306
90th Percentile £630 £476 £379
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £340
% change year-on-year +22.22% +32.35% -23.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £40.00

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 137 163 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 49.46% 47.80% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 95 98
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £122 £125 £263
90th Percentile £581 £529 £552
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Slough median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +53.85% -23.53%
Berkshire median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +26.32% +31.03% +16.00%

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 18 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Pacemaker
4 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Unica
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Postfix
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson

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 5 (100.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (20.00%) MPLS
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) VLAN
1 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Build and Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Memcached
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Architectural Design
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) BIND 9
1 1 (20.00%) Corosync
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) KVM
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Pacemaker
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Mirantis
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle