Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 2017 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 75 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 +13
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 16 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.17% 1.42% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 3.58% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 34
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +26.76%
10th Percentile £346 £325 £344
90th Percentile £476 £475 £505
Wales median daily rate £375 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -14.29% -2.78% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 419 447 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.62% 39.59% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 302 420
South Wales median daily rate £355 £390 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +12.64% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -11.88% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -32.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.25 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in South Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in South Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in South Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in South Wales

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +2 7 £363 -12.12%
Newport +16 2 £375 -
Caerphilly - 2 £400 - 1
Red Hat
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Postfix
5 4 (36.36%) Sendmail
5 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
5 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) VLAN
5 4 (36.36%) LAMP
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) NFS
5 4 (36.36%) iptables
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
6 3 (27.27%) Apache
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) MySQL
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
1 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) DHCP
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Ant
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Maven
1 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle DBA
1 3 (27.27%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) EMC Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) EMC Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) LAMP
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
1 2 (18.18%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) CentOS
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Database Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Network Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Server Hardening
3 1 (9.09%) Video Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Ruby
3 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) iptables
1 4 (36.36%) NFS
1 4 (36.36%) Postfix
1 4 (36.36%) Sendmail
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Statspack
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Salt
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle
1 4 (36.36%) SolarWinds
2 2 (18.18%) EMC
2 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu
2 2 (18.18%) Hitachi
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Remedy