Period
to 20 November 2017

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 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
England > South West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 130 136
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 72 78 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.28% 1.37% 1.38%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 3.27% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 69
South West median daily rate £375 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £575 £503 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £422
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.83% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
England median hourly rate £44.50 £28.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +56.14% +1.79% -30.00%

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 2227 2388 2682
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 39.71% 42.09% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1358 1507 1680
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £210
90th Percentile £550 £538 £511
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 158 155
South West median hourly rate £28.75 £21.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -15.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £11.25 £11.07
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.00 £49.68
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +6.06%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Bristol +20 32 £350 +6.06% 7
Wiltshire -9 16 £388 -8.82% 2
Somerset -2 9 £575 +35.29%
Gloucestershire +6 5 £550 +35.80% 2
Dorset -1 2 £418 +5.36%
Devon -8 1 - - 1
Red Hat
England

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

1 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 28 (38.89%) CentOS
5 27 (37.50%) Unix
6 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
7 22 (30.56%) VMware
8 21 (29.17%) Python
9 20 (27.78%) DevOps
10 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 18 (25.00%) Puppet
11 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
11 17 (23.61%) Ansible
11 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
11 17 (23.61%) Shell Script
12 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 16 (22.22%) Java
12 16 (22.22%) Oracle
13 15 (20.83%) Solaris
13 15 (20.83%) Samba
13 15 (20.83%) Docker
13 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
14 14 (19.44%) Apache
15 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
15 13 (18.06%) J2EE
16 12 (16.67%) WebLogic
16 12 (16.67%) Tomcat

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 14 (19.44%) Apache
2 12 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 12 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 10 (13.89%) JBoss
4 9 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
5 7 (9.72%) nginx
6 6 (8.33%) ArcGIS
6 6 (8.33%) iPlanet
7 4 (5.56%) SAS
7 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.17%) Alfresco
8 3 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (4.17%) EPiServer
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.17%) IIS
8 3 (4.17%) MS Exchange
8 3 (4.17%) Mule
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) Houdini
1 8 (11.11%) Maya
1 8 (11.11%) NUKE
1 8 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) OpenShift
3 3 (4.17%) Office 365
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.78%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.78%) Route 53
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.39%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.39%) G Suite
5 1 (1.39%) Heroku
5 1 (1.39%) Serverless
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.06%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.89%) DNS
2 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) WAN
3 9 (12.50%) LAN
4 5 (6.94%) DHCP
5 3 (4.17%) Extranet
5 3 (4.17%) HTTP
5 3 (4.17%) Intranet
5 3 (4.17%) LDAP
5 3 (4.17%) PuTTY
5 3 (4.17%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (4.17%) WinSCP
6 2 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.78%) NAS
6 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) FTP
7 1 (1.39%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.39%) SMS
7 1 (1.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 8 (11.11%) Big Data
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.72%) Apache Hive
3 7 (9.72%) GIS
3 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 6 (8.33%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 4 (5.56%) HDInsight
6 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (23.61%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 11 (15.28%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (9.72%) JIRA
6 7 (9.72%) Maven
7 4 (5.56%) Ant
7 4 (5.56%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.17%) HP UFT
8 3 (4.17%) Mercurial
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (4.17%) Selenium
8 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
8 3 (4.17%) Subversion
8 3 (4.17%) TestNG
9 2 (2.78%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Administrator
2 16 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.44%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (18.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (16.67%) Consultant
6 8 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Security Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Solaris Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 4 (5.56%) Developer
11 3 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Security Technical Consultant
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (4.17%) Technical Security Consultant
11 3 (4.17%) Unix Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 3 (4.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.06%) J2EE
2 9 (12.50%) Web Services
3 6 (8.33%) .NET
3 6 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
4 5 (6.94%) CSS
4 5 (6.94%) ModSecurity
5 4 (5.56%) XML
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) JSON
6 3 (4.17%) Middleware
6 3 (4.17%) Play Framework
6 3 (4.17%) RESTful
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.78%) HTML
7 2 (2.78%) LAMP
7 2 (2.78%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.78%) WebCenter
8 1 (1.39%) EJB
8 1 (1.39%) JMS
8 1 (1.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 7 (9.72%) Animation
3 6 (8.33%) Clustering
4 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.17%) RIA
4 3 (4.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.78%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.39%) CESG
6 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.39%) Derivative
6 1 (1.39%) iPad
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 70 (97.22%) Linux
2 40 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (40.28%) Windows
4 28 (38.89%) CentOS
5 27 (37.50%) Unix
6 15 (20.83%) Solaris
6 15 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (11.11%) SUSE
9 7 (9.72%) AIX
10 6 (8.33%) HPUX
10 6 (8.33%) VMS
10 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (5.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (4.17%) Debian
12 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (2.78%) Amazon Linux
14 1 (1.39%) CoreOS
14 1 (1.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) DevOps
2 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
4 10 (13.89%) ITIL
5 9 (12.50%) Scrum
6 8 (11.11%) High Availability
6 8 (11.11%) SIEM
6 8 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (9.72%) Information Management
7 7 (9.72%) OWASP
7 7 (9.72%) Visual Effects
8 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.94%) Web Development
10 4 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.17%) Python
2 17 (23.61%) Shell Script
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) Perl
5 9 (12.50%) SQL
6 7 (9.72%) Dart
6 7 (9.72%) PowerShell
7 6 (8.33%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.56%) C
8 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.56%) Ruby
9 3 (4.17%) F#
9 3 (4.17%) Groovy
9 3 (4.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) C#
10 1 (1.39%) C++
10 1 (1.39%) Korn
10 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.39%) VB
10 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (9.72%) CLAS
5 5 (6.94%) CISSP
6 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.39%) AWS Certification
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB
7 1 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.39%) RHCA
7 1 (1.39%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.83%) Docker
2 15 (20.83%) Samba
3 10 (13.89%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (12.50%) NFS
5 6 (8.33%) KVM
5 6 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
6 5 (6.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Firmware
8 3 (4.17%) ISA Server
8 3 (4.17%) Squid
8 3 (4.17%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.78%) VirtualBox
9 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.78%) Xen
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.39%) XenApp
10 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (25.00%) Puppet
2 17 (23.61%) Ansible
3 8 (11.11%) Nagios
4 6 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (8.33%) Terraform
5 3 (4.17%) Icinga
5 3 (4.17%) Webmin
5 3 (4.17%) Xymon
6 2 (2.78%) Bcfg2
6 2 (2.78%) Kibana
6 2 (2.78%) logstash
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (2.78%) vRealize
7 1 (1.39%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.39%) Kubernetes
7 1 (1.39%) OpenView
7 1 (1.39%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.39%) SCOM
7 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.39%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (30.56%) VMware
2 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
3 16 (22.22%) Oracle
4 10 (13.89%) Cisco
5 7 (9.72%) F5
5 7 (9.72%) Sun
6 6 (8.33%) Cloudera
6 6 (8.33%) ESRI
7 5 (6.94%) HP
7 5 (6.94%) PlateSpin
7 5 (6.94%) Veritas
8 4 (5.56%) Citrix
9 3 (4.17%) BEA
9 3 (4.17%) Veeam
10 2 (2.78%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.78%) IBM
10 2 (2.78%) SAP
11 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.39%) Cognos
11 1 (1.39%) Software AG