Period
to 20 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 September 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 161 153
Rank change year-on-year +76 -8 -53
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 74 225 281
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 1.56% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.21% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 136 176
Median daily rate £480 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +8.24% -
10th Percentile £310 £306 £316
90th Percentile £728 £588 £575
England median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.84 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -31.94% +77.78%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.09 £44.67
% change year-on-year -25.67% +5.42% -2.37%

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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,878 7,011 7,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.86% 48.49% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,120 4,161 4,500
Median daily rate £462 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.61% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £610 £585
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 318 354
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.51 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.33% +18.24% -5.32%
10th Percentile £10.70 £11.12 £10.25
90th Percentile £47.30 £68.63 £47.83
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Red Hat in the South East over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Red Hat in the South East

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +74 47 £480 +23.08% 9
Thames Valley +29 21 £500 +5.26% 3
Berkshire +62 14 £675 +31.71% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 5 £500 +6.38%
Surrey +74 4 £320 -28.89% 3
Oxfordshire +46 2 £550 +29.41% 1
West Sussex +43 1 - -
Kent +27 1 £475 -5.00%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 57 (77.03%) Linux
2 49 (66.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
4 29 (39.19%) SC Cleared
5 21 (28.38%) Ansible
6 20 (27.03%) JBoss
6 20 (27.03%) Windows
7 19 (25.68%) Analytics
8 18 (24.32%) WebSphere
8 18 (24.32%) Shell Script
9 17 (22.97%) VMware
9 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
9 17 (22.97%) IBM
10 15 (20.27%) Bash Shell
11 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
11 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (17.57%) Java
12 13 (17.57%) WebSphere Application Server
12 13 (17.57%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (17.57%) Open Source
12 13 (17.57%) IBM Integration Bus
12 13 (17.57%) OpenShift
12 13 (17.57%) Apache TomEE
12 13 (17.57%) Apache Geronimo
13 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (14.86%) Perl
14 11 (14.86%) Python
14 11 (14.86%) DevOps
14 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Satellite
14 11 (14.86%) Data Centre

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (27.03%) JBoss
2 18 (24.32%) WebSphere
3 17 (22.97%) Tomcat
4 13 (17.57%) Apache Geronimo
4 13 (17.57%) Apache TomEE
4 13 (17.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
6 8 (10.81%) Apache
7 4 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (2.70%) Confluence
8 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Airflow
9 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.35%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) OpenShift
2 5 (6.76%) Azure
3 3 (4.05%) AWS
3 3 (4.05%) IaaS
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.35%) GitHub
5 1 (1.35%) Office 365
5 1 (1.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.81%) SAN
2 5 (6.76%) Firewall
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) iSCSI
4 3 (4.05%) SSH
4 3 (4.05%) VSAN
4 3 (4.05%) WAN
5 2 (2.70%) DHCP
5 2 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.70%) FTP
5 2 (2.70%) HTTP
5 2 (2.70%) Network Security
5 2 (2.70%) SMTP
5 2 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (1.35%) Cisco Firepower
6 1 (1.35%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.35%) Junos
6 1 (1.35%) Skype
6 1 (1.35%) tcpdump
6 1 (1.35%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (8.11%) DB2
3 4 (5.41%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.05%) DB2 UDB
4 3 (4.05%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.76%) JIRA
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.05%) Ant
4 3 (4.05%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.05%) Selenium
4 3 (4.05%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.05%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.35%) FishEye
5 1 (1.35%) JUnit
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.35%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
3 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Administrator
2 11 (14.86%) Developer
2 11 (14.86%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (12.16%) WebSphere Specialist
4 8 (10.81%) Consultant
4 8 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 8 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Server Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Developer
7 3 (4.05%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.05%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Specialist
8 2 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (2.70%) Senior Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) IBM Integration Bus
1 13 (17.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (10.81%) React
3 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 7 (9.46%) JSON
3 7 (9.46%) Web Services
4 6 (8.11%) RESTful
5 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
5 5 (6.76%) SOAP
5 5 (6.76%) Spring
6 4 (5.41%) CSS
6 4 (5.41%) OpenLayers
6 4 (5.41%) SAPUI5
7 3 (4.05%) JSF
7 3 (4.05%) JSP
7 3 (4.05%) LDAP
7 3 (4.05%) REST
7 3 (4.05%) SailPoint
7 3 (4.05%) Servlets
7 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.76%) CMDB
2 5 (6.76%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (6.76%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.05%) PKI
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.35%) e-Health
6 1 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.35%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.35%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Replication
6 1 (1.35%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.35%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 57 (77.03%) Linux
2 49 (66.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (27.03%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) Unix
5 6 (8.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.76%) CentOS
6 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (5.41%) AIX
7 4 (5.41%) Windows 10
8 3 (4.05%) SUSE
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.35%) Solaris
9 1 (1.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Analytics
2 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.57%) Open Source
4 12 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.86%) DevOps
6 9 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (9.46%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
9 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.11%) ITIL
9 6 (8.11%) Microservices
10 5 (6.76%) Capacity Management
10 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.76%) Log Aggregation
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Scrum
11 4 (5.41%) BDD
11 4 (5.41%) Change Control
11 4 (5.41%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) Shell Script
2 15 (20.27%) Bash Shell
3 14 (18.92%) JavaScript
4 13 (17.57%) Java
5 11 (14.86%) Perl
5 11 (14.86%) Python
6 8 (10.81%) Korn
7 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
7 7 (9.46%) SQL
8 6 (8.11%) Bourne shell
8 6 (8.11%) Ruby
9 4 (5.41%) C
10 3 (4.05%) AWK
10 3 (4.05%) BeanShell
11 1 (1.35%) C#
11 1 (1.35%) C-shell
11 1 (1.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.35%) PHP
11 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.35%) sed
Qualifications
1 35 (47.30%) Security Cleared
2 29 (39.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) DV Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) RHCE
4 2 (2.70%) RHCSA
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) CAPM
5 1 (1.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) OCP
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) Docker
3 5 (6.76%) vSphere
4 4 (5.41%) NFS
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.05%) RACF
5 3 (4.05%) Samba
5 3 (4.05%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (1.35%) GFS2
7 1 (1.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (28.38%) Ansible
2 11 (14.86%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (9.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (6.76%) CloudForms
4 5 (6.76%) Kubernetes
4 5 (6.76%) Puppet
4 5 (6.76%) SCCM
4 5 (6.76%) Tivoli
5 4 (5.41%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.05%) HAProxy
6 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.05%) Netcool
6 3 (4.05%) SCOM
6 3 (4.05%) Terraform
6 3 (4.05%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.70%) vRealize
7 2 (2.70%) yum
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (22.97%) IBM
1 17 (22.97%) VMware
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco
2 10 (13.51%) Juniper
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) Adobe
4 6 (8.11%) Oracle
5 4 (5.41%) SAP
5 4 (5.41%) Veritas
6 3 (4.05%) Intel
6 3 (4.05%) McAfee
6 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.70%) Centrify
7 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.70%) Citrix
7 2 (2.70%) CyberArk
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) MathWorks