Period
to 20 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 July 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 103 130
Rank change year-on-year -30 +27 -24
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 65 105 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.21% 1.91% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 3.24% 4.58% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 52 58
South West median daily rate £413 £436 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.44% +5.12% +2.79%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £322
90th Percentile £525 £625 £504
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £42.25 £50.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.50% +92.31% -25.71%

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 West.

All Vendors
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,005 2,295 2,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.43% 41.68% 42.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,176 1,390 1,601
South West median daily rate £393 £399 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% +6.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £223 £214 £225
90th Percentile £548 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 113 134
South West median hourly rate £31.00 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.51% +56.00% +23.85%
10th Percentile £11.78 £13.00 £11.36
90th Percentile £47.05 £52.50 £47.06
England median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in the South West

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in the South West

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in the South West over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in the South West

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in the South West

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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
Devon +28 19 £405 -
Gloucestershire +9 13 £475 - 5
Wiltshire +6 10 £438 +20.69% 2
Bristol -39 9 £413 -5.44% 3
Dorset -1 6 £435 - 1
Somerset +4 5 £225 -61.70%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 South West region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 64 (98.46%) Linux
2 40 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (46.15%) DevOps
4 28 (43.08%) Puppet
5 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
6 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
7 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (30.77%) VMware
9 19 (29.23%) Java
9 19 (29.23%) CentOS
10 17 (26.15%) Docker
11 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
11 14 (21.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (20.00%) Spring
12 13 (20.00%) Unix
12 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
13 12 (18.46%) Firewall
14 11 (16.92%) Windows
14 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.38%) OO
15 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
16 9 (13.85%) Scrum
16 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
16 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
16 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
17 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
17 8 (12.31%) Ansible
17 8 (12.31%) ITIL

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (10.77%) Apache
1 7 (10.77%) Confluence
2 5 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 4 (6.15%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.62%) OpenStack
4 3 (4.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.54%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.54%) IIS
6 1 (1.54%) Mule
6 1 (1.54%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.62%) OpenShift
5 2 (3.08%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.54%) G Suite
6 1 (1.54%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Firewall
2 6 (9.23%) DNS
3 4 (6.15%) Kerberos
3 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.62%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) DKIM
5 2 (3.08%) DMARC
5 2 (3.08%) FTP
5 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.08%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 2 (3.08%) NAS
5 2 (3.08%) Network Security
5 2 (3.08%) SAN
5 2 (3.08%) SMS
5 2 (3.08%) SMTP
5 2 (3.08%) SSH
5 2 (3.08%) VPN
6 1 (1.54%) eduroam
6 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) Big Data
3 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (41.54%) Jenkins
2 14 (21.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (21.54%) Git (software)
3 7 (10.77%) Bitbucket
3 7 (10.77%) EasyMock
3 7 (10.77%) JIRA
3 7 (10.77%) JUnit
3 7 (10.77%) Maven
4 2 (3.08%) Ant
4 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.54%) Gradle
5 1 (1.54%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.54%) Hudson
5 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.54%) Subversion
5 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Back Office
2 2 (3.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (29.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (21.54%) Administrator
3 13 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 12 (18.46%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (12.31%) Developer
7 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 5 (7.69%) Linux Support
8 5 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
9 4 (6.15%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (4.62%) Java Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) Spring
2 8 (12.31%) EJB
3 7 (10.77%) JSF
4 4 (6.15%) Spring Boot
5 3 (4.62%) Java EE
5 3 (4.62%) LDAP
5 3 (4.62%) Web Services
5 3 (4.62%) XML
6 2 (3.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.08%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (3.08%) Middleware
7 1 (1.54%) CSS
7 1 (1.54%) HTML
7 1 (1.54%) JMS
7 1 (1.54%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Wiki
2 4 (6.15%) LPAR
3 2 (3.08%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.08%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.08%) User Experience
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (98.46%) Linux
2 40 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (29.23%) CentOS
4 13 (20.00%) Unix
5 11 (16.92%) Windows
6 6 (9.23%) Windows Server
7 4 (6.15%) AIX
8 2 (3.08%) Solaris
9 1 (1.54%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (1.54%) Debian
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) DevOps
2 22 (33.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 10 (15.38%) OO
4 9 (13.85%) Scrum
5 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (12.31%) ITIL
6 7 (10.77%) OOD
7 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.15%) Security Auditing
9 3 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (4.62%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (4.62%) Open Source
9 3 (4.62%) Performance Testing
9 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 3 (4.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 3 (4.62%) Task Automation
10 2 (3.08%) Network Management
10 2 (3.08%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 19 (29.23%) Java
2 7 (10.77%) Python
3 6 (9.23%) Perl
4 4 (6.15%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.62%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.08%) SQL
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) C++
7 1 (1.54%) F#
7 1 (1.54%) Groovy
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PHP
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (36.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.85%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.15%) RHCE
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB
5 1 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PMO
1 1 (1.54%) RMADS
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Docker
2 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.85%) Active Directory
4 5 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (6.15%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.15%) vSphere
6 2 (3.08%) Ceph
6 2 (3.08%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.08%) XenApp
7 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.54%) OpenAM
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (1.54%) Shibboleth
7 1 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (43.08%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) Ansible
3 7 (10.77%) Kubernetes
4 6 (9.23%) Nagios
4 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (9.23%) Terraform
5 5 (7.69%) Tivoli
6 4 (6.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (4.62%) systemd
7 3 (4.62%) WSUS
8 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (3.08%) Netcool
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.54%) HP ALM
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.54%) OpenView
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.54%) SCCM
9 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (30.77%) VMware
2 9 (13.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Remedy
4 5 (7.69%) Oracle
5 4 (6.15%) HP
5 4 (6.15%) IBM
6 3 (4.62%) Splunk
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco
7 2 (3.08%) Citrix
7 2 (3.08%) McAfee
7 2 (3.08%) Proofpoint
7 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.54%) Apigee
8 1 (1.54%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.54%) Google
8 1 (1.54%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.54%) New Relic
8 1 (1.54%) Software AG
8 1 (1.54%) Sophos
8 1 (1.54%) webMethods