Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 92 210 154
Rank change year-on-year +118 -56 -40
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 78 134 284
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.03% 1.02% 1.72%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 2.06% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 75 189
Median daily rate £480 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +11.76% +1.80%
10th Percentile £311 £307 £319
90th Percentile £638 £588 £575
England median daily rate £450 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
England median hourly rate £39.50 £45.76 £42.50
% change year-on-year -13.68% +7.67% -4.49%

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 2,001 6,505 7,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 52.03% 49.32% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,174 3,744 4,387
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £250
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
England median daily rate £472 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.94% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 338 306
Median hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.00% +21.21% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.30 £10.25
90th Percentile £57.17 £72.15 £50.38
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +84.21% +8.57% +0.72%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +62 53 £522 +22.82% 5
Thames Valley +69 20 £490 +3.16% 13
Berkshire +84 17 £600 +14.29% 7
Surrey +68 4 £320 -28.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 2 £490 +3.16% 2
Oxfordshire +32 1 - - 4
Kent +29 1 £475 +11.76% 2
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 58 (74.36%) Linux
2 49 (62.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
4 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
5 23 (29.49%) Windows
6 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
7 20 (25.64%) Ansible
8 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (23.08%) React
10 17 (21.79%) JBoss
10 17 (21.79%) OpenShift
11 15 (19.23%) VMware
11 15 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
12 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
12 14 (17.95%) Java
12 14 (17.95%) Analytics
12 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
12 14 (17.95%) JSON
13 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
13 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
14 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (15.38%) Adobe
14 12 (15.38%) IBM
14 12 (15.38%) Ruby
15 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
15 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
15 11 (14.10%) Juniper
15 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ

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 17 (21.79%) JBoss
2 14 (17.95%) Tomcat
2 14 (17.95%) WebSphere
3 10 (12.82%) Apache
3 10 (12.82%) Apache Geronimo
3 10 (12.82%) Apache TomEE
3 10 (12.82%) WebSphere Application Server
4 8 (10.26%) Cloud Foundry
5 6 (7.69%) OpenStack
6 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.56%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.28%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) OpenShift
2 5 (6.41%) IaaS
3 4 (5.13%) AWS
3 4 (5.13%) Azure
4 3 (3.85%) GitHub
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) Office 365
5 1 (1.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) DNS
2 6 (7.69%) SAN
3 5 (6.41%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) iSCSI
3 5 (6.41%) SMTP
4 4 (5.13%) DHCP
5 3 (3.85%) FTP
5 3 (3.85%) HTTP
5 3 (3.85%) SSH
5 3 (3.85%) VSAN
6 2 (2.56%) Network Security
6 2 (2.56%) VPN
6 2 (2.56%) WAN
7 1 (1.28%) BGP
7 1 (1.28%) Internet
7 1 (1.28%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.28%) IPv4
7 1 (1.28%) IPv6
7 1 (1.28%) LAN
7 1 (1.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (8.97%) SAP HANA
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.28%) MySQL
6 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.28%) FishEye
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (2.56%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.28%) Automotive
2 1 (1.28%) Banking
2 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.28%) Publishing
2 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (25.64%) Developer
2 9 (11.54%) Administrator
2 9 (11.54%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (11.54%) Systems Developer
3 8 (10.26%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (8.97%) Consultant
4 7 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (7.69%) Server Specialist
5 6 (7.69%) WebSphere Server Specialist
6 3 (3.85%) Angular Developer
6 3 (3.85%) Architect
6 3 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
6 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.85%) Technical Leader
6 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Specialist
7 2 (2.56%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.08%) React
2 14 (17.95%) JSON
3 10 (12.82%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (12.82%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (11.54%) CSS
4 9 (11.54%) HTML
4 9 (11.54%) Spring
5 8 (10.26%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.26%) OpenLayers
5 8 (10.26%) Web Services
6 7 (8.97%) JSF
6 7 (8.97%) RESTful
6 7 (8.97%) SAPUI5
7 6 (7.69%) Ember.js
7 6 (7.69%) Java EE
8 4 (5.13%) REST
9 2 (2.56%) Apache NiFi
10 1 (1.28%) jQuery
10 1 (1.28%) Node.js
10 1 (1.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.54%) Public Cloud
2 8 (10.26%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) User Experience
4 4 (5.13%) Private Cloud
4 4 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.85%) CMDB
5 3 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) e-Health
6 1 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.28%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
6 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (74.36%) Linux
2 49 (62.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (29.49%) Windows
4 10 (12.82%) CentOS
5 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (5.13%) AIX
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (3.85%) SUSE
8 3 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.56%) Solaris
10 1 (1.28%) MVS
10 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (17.95%) Analytics
4 11 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.82%) Open Source
6 8 (10.26%) BDD
6 8 (10.26%) Microservices
6 8 (10.26%) Scrum
6 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.97%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.97%) DevOps
7 7 (8.97%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.97%) Front End Development
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
7 7 (8.97%) Web Development
8 5 (6.41%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.41%) Capacity Management
8 5 (6.41%) Migration
8 5 (6.41%) Project Delivery
9 4 (5.13%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (17.95%) Java
2 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
3 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 12 (15.38%) Ruby
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
6 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
7 4 (5.13%) SQL
8 2 (2.56%) AWK
8 2 (2.56%) Bourne shell
9 1 (1.28%) C
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) C++
9 1 (1.28%) C-shell
9 1 (1.28%) Korn
9 1 (1.28%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.28%) sed
Qualifications
1 46 (58.97%) Security Cleared
2 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.28%) CAPM
4 1 (1.28%) CCNA
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.28%) Degree
4 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.28%) RHCE
4 1 (1.28%) RHCSA
4 1 (1.28%) RHCVA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
1 3 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (14.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) vSphere
4 5 (6.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.13%) Docker
5 4 (5.13%) NFS
6 2 (2.56%) HDFS
6 2 (2.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) GlusterFS
7 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.28%) iptables
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 20 (25.64%) Ansible
2 9 (11.54%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (10.26%) SCCM
4 6 (7.69%) Puppet
5 4 (5.13%) HAProxy
5 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
5 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.85%) CloudForms
6 3 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.85%) Netcool
6 3 (3.85%) SCOM
6 3 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 3 (3.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.28%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (1.28%) vRealize
7 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (19.23%) VMware
2 12 (15.38%) Adobe
2 12 (15.38%) IBM
3 11 (14.10%) Juniper
3 11 (14.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.26%) Cisco
5 7 (8.97%) SAP
6 5 (6.41%) McAfee
7 3 (3.85%) CA
7 3 (3.85%) Intel
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle
7 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.56%) Axway
8 2 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.56%) Citrix
8 2 (2.56%) EMC
8 2 (2.56%) NetApp
8 2 (2.56%) Qualys
9 1 (1.28%) MathWorks