Period
to 20 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 115 142
Rank change year-on-year -2 +27 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 81 91 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.58% 1.71% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 4.27% 4.21% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 42 50
South West median daily rate £435 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +13.33% -5.96%
10th Percentile £237 £302 £313
90th Percentile £570 £611 £504
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £47.50 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +72.41% -27.04%

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 1,896 2,164 2,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.08% 40.69% 40.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,127 1,384 1,585
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% -1.33%
10th Percentile £225 £207 £220
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 127 145
South West median hourly rate £18.18 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.77% +40.00% +36.24%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.30 £12.11
90th Percentile £46.00 £48.75 £47.40
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%

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 April 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 April 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
Somerset +25 30 £525 - 4
Gloucestershire +19 14 £550 - 3
Bristol -8 13 £313 -37.50% 4
Devon -8 11 £435 +8.07% 1
Dorset -7 5 £435 +45.00% 2
Wiltshire -12 5 £488 +39.29%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 80 (98.77%) Linux
2 49 (60.49%) CentOS
3 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (49.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 35 (43.21%) Docker
7 34 (41.98%) Jenkins
7 34 (41.98%) Unix
8 31 (38.27%) Ansible
9 29 (35.80%) DevOps
10 28 (34.57%) Git (software)
11 25 (30.86%) Hadoop
12 24 (29.63%) VMware
13 23 (28.40%) Firewall
14 22 (27.16%) LDAP
14 22 (27.16%) Kerberos
15 21 (25.93%) Windows
15 21 (25.93%) Network Security
16 20 (24.69%) Maven
16 20 (24.69%) Sonatype Nexus
17 19 (23.46%) Puppet
18 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
19 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
20 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
20 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
20 14 (17.28%) Java
21 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
21 13 (16.05%) Continuous Delivery
22 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS

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 8 (9.88%) Confluence
2 7 (8.64%) nginx
3 4 (4.94%) ArcGIS
4 3 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) Alfresco
5 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.47%) Mule
5 2 (2.47%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) Jetty
6 1 (1.23%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Houdini
1 3 (3.70%) Maya
1 3 (3.70%) NUKE
1 3 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.17%) OpenShift
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.70%) G Suite
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.23%) GitHub
5 1 (1.23%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.23%) Route 53
5 1 (1.23%) Serverless
5 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) Firewall
2 22 (27.16%) Kerberos
3 21 (25.93%) Network Security
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 7 (8.64%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.17%) DHCP
7 3 (3.70%) eduroam
7 3 (3.70%) FTP
7 3 (3.70%) HTTP
8 2 (2.47%) DKIM
8 2 (2.47%) DMARC
8 2 (2.47%) HTTPS
8 2 (2.47%) LAN
8 2 (2.47%) SMTP
8 2 (2.47%) SSH
8 2 (2.47%) SSL
8 2 (2.47%) WAN
9 1 (1.23%) IPv4
9 1 (1.23%) IPv6
9 1 (1.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.86%) Hadoop
2 8 (9.88%) Big Data
3 6 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.94%) GIS
5 4 (4.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.70%) MySQL
6 3 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.47%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 34 (41.98%) Jenkins
2 28 (34.57%) Git (software)
3 20 (24.69%) Maven
3 20 (24.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (12.35%) Vagrant
5 9 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (9.88%) JIRA
7 7 (8.64%) Bitbucket
7 7 (8.64%) EasyMock
7 7 (8.64%) JUnit
7 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.70%) Ant
8 3 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (2.47%) Gradle
9 2 (2.47%) Hudson
9 2 (2.47%) Subversion
10 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.23%) Marketing
2 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Developer
2 15 (18.52%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Consultant
5 9 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.88%) Java Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Support
7 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (7.41%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (3.70%) Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) LDAP
2 9 (11.11%) EJB
3 7 (8.64%) JSF
3 7 (8.64%) Spring
3 7 (8.64%) Web Services
4 5 (6.17%) .NET
5 4 (4.94%) ModSecurity
6 3 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (3.70%) LAMP
6 3 (3.70%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) CSS
7 2 (2.47%) HTML
7 2 (2.47%) Java EE
7 2 (2.47%) JMS
7 2 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.47%) Middleware
7 2 (2.47%) XSLT
8 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.23%) JSP
8 1 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Wiki
2 5 (6.17%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Animation
4 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.23%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.23%) LPAR
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 80 (98.77%) Linux
2 49 (60.49%) CentOS
3 40 (49.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 34 (41.98%) Unix
5 21 (25.93%) Windows
6 13 (16.05%) Windows Server
7 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.70%) AIX
8 3 (3.70%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.23%) Debian
10 1 (1.23%) Solaris
10 1 (1.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (54.32%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.80%) DevOps
3 17 (20.99%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (13.58%) OO
5 11 (13.58%) Scrum
6 10 (12.35%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (12.35%) ITIL
7 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (8.64%) OOD
8 7 (8.64%) Refactoring
9 6 (7.41%) OWASP
10 5 (6.17%) Information Security
10 5 (6.17%) SIEM
10 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.17%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (4.94%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.94%) Information Management
11 4 (4.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) Java
2 10 (12.35%) Perl
2 10 (12.35%) Python
3 6 (7.41%) Dart
4 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.70%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) SQL
6 2 (2.47%) C
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) Groovy
6 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) F#
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) PHP
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (17.28%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.94%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (4.94%) CISSP
4 4 (4.94%) CLAS
5 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 4 (4.94%) JSP 440
2 4 (4.94%) RMADS
3 2 (2.47%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) Docker
2 14 (17.28%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (6.17%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.70%) Firmware
6 3 (3.70%) NFS
6 3 (3.70%) Samba
6 3 (3.70%) Shibboleth
6 3 (3.70%) vSphere
7 2 (2.47%) Ceph
7 2 (2.47%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.47%) Xen
8 1 (1.23%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.23%) KVM
8 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (38.27%) Ansible
2 19 (23.46%) Puppet
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
4 3 (3.70%) Kubernetes
4 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.47%) Netcool
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) Bcfg2
6 1 (1.23%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.23%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (29.63%) VMware
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.41%) Remedy
4 5 (6.17%) Oracle
4 5 (6.17%) Sophos
5 4 (4.94%) Cloudera
5 4 (4.94%) ESRI
5 4 (4.94%) Google
6 3 (3.70%) Snow
6 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (2.47%) AppDynamics
7 2 (2.47%) Centrify
7 2 (2.47%) Dynatrace
7 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 2 (2.47%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.47%) Proofpoint
7 2 (2.47%) Splunk
8 1 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.23%) HP
8 1 (1.23%) SAP