Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 127 173
Rank change year-on-year +6 +46 -36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 78 76 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.48% 1.42% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 3.98% 3.45% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 37
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £278 £300 £316
90th Percentile £560 £475 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year -12.50% +58.42% -36.08%

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 1,960 2,201 2,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 37.23% 41.22% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,224 1,399 1,632
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £210 £178 £213
90th Percentile £575 £535 £510
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 164 145
South West median hourly rate £23.75 £23.14 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.65% -15.86% +35.80%
10th Percentile £11.82 £11.63 £11.20
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.53 £47.80
England median hourly rate £17.48 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -0.11% - +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +19 27 £525 +27.27% 2
Bristol +14 22 £325 -1.52% 6
Wiltshire -8 13 £413 +17.86% 5
Gloucestershire +14 10 £550 +37.50% 9
Dorset +2 2 £418 +19.29%
Devon -6 2 £450 +11.80%
Red Hat
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 75 (96.15%) Linux
2 48 (61.54%) CentOS
3 44 (56.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (47.44%) Unix
5 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (43.59%) Docker
7 33 (42.31%) Ansible
8 31 (39.74%) Windows
9 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
10 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
10 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
11 26 (33.33%) DevOps
11 26 (33.33%) Hadoop
12 23 (29.49%) Firewall
13 21 (26.92%) LDAP
13 21 (26.92%) Sonatype Nexus
14 20 (25.64%) Network Security
15 19 (24.36%) Maven
15 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
16 18 (23.08%) Kerberos
16 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
17 17 (21.79%) VMware
17 17 (21.79%) Puppet
17 17 (21.79%) Continuous Delivery
18 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
18 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
18 16 (20.51%) Python
19 15 (19.23%) Java
20 14 (17.95%) Shell Script

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 (8.97%) Apache
1 7 (8.97%) nginx
1 7 (8.97%) Tomcat
2 6 (7.69%) Confluence
3 5 (6.41%) WebLogic
4 4 (5.13%) Alfresco
4 4 (5.13%) ArcGIS
4 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 4 (5.13%) JBoss
4 4 (5.13%) Mule
4 4 (5.13%) SAS
5 3 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.85%) EPiServer
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.56%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.28%) Jetty
7 1 (1.28%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Houdini
1 7 (8.97%) Maya
1 7 (8.97%) NUKE
1 7 (8.97%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) G Suite
4 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.28%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.28%) Heroku
5 1 (1.28%) Route 53
5 1 (1.28%) Serverless
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.49%) Firewall
2 20 (25.64%) Network Security
3 18 (23.08%) Kerberos
4 10 (12.82%) TCP/IP
5 9 (11.54%) DNS
6 7 (8.97%) LAN
6 7 (8.97%) WAN
7 6 (7.69%) DHCP
8 3 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (2.56%) FTP
9 2 (2.56%) HTTP
9 2 (2.56%) IPsec
9 2 (2.56%) SSL
9 2 (2.56%) VPN
10 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
10 1 (1.28%) IPv4
10 1 (1.28%) IPv6
10 1 (1.28%) NAS
10 1 (1.28%) PuTTY
10 1 (1.28%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (8.97%) Big Data
3 6 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 6 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.13%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.13%) GIS
4 4 (5.13%) HDInsight
4 4 (5.13%) MySQL
4 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.28%) MariaDB
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
1 28 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 21 (26.92%) Sonatype Nexus
3 19 (24.36%) Maven
4 11 (14.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 11 (14.10%) Vagrant
5 8 (10.26%) JIRA
6 7 (8.97%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.85%) EasyMock
7 3 (3.85%) JUnit
8 2 (2.56%) Ant
8 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.28%) Artifactory
9 1 (1.28%) Gradle
9 1 (1.28%) Hudson
9 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 8 (10.26%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.28%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Electronics
3 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
3 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.95%) Administrator
1 14 (17.95%) Developer
2 13 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (14.10%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.82%) Consultant
6 9 (11.54%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (8.97%) Analyst
7 7 (8.97%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (6.41%) AWS DevOps
8 5 (6.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 5 (6.41%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.13%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Server Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) DevOps Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (3.85%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
11 2 (2.56%) Monitoring Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.92%) LDAP
2 10 (12.82%) Web Services
3 7 (8.97%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (8.97%) J2EE
4 6 (7.69%) .NET
5 5 (6.41%) CSS
6 4 (5.13%) EJB
6 4 (5.13%) ModSecurity
6 4 (5.13%) Spring
6 4 (5.13%) XML
7 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.85%) JSF
7 3 (3.85%) LAMP
7 3 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.56%) JSON
8 2 (2.56%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (2.56%) Play Framework
8 2 (2.56%) RESTful
8 2 (2.56%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.26%) Linux Command Line
2 6 (7.69%) Animation
3 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.85%) Wiki
4 2 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.28%) iPad
5 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 75 (96.15%) Linux
2 48 (61.54%) CentOS
3 44 (56.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (47.44%) Unix
5 31 (39.74%) Windows
6 19 (24.36%) Windows Server
7 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.41%) Solaris
8 5 (6.41%) VMS
9 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.56%) AIX
10 2 (2.56%) Amazon Linux
10 2 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (1.28%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.33%) DevOps
3 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
4 17 (21.79%) Continuous Delivery
5 11 (14.10%) Scrum
6 10 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.26%) ITIL
8 7 (8.97%) Refactoring
9 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
9 6 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 6 (7.69%) OWASP
9 6 (7.69%) Service Management
9 6 (7.69%) Visual Effects
10 5 (6.41%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.41%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.41%) SIEM
10 5 (6.41%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.41%) Vulnerability Management
11 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.51%) Python
2 15 (19.23%) Java
3 14 (17.95%) Shell Script
4 10 (12.82%) Perl
5 6 (7.69%) Dart
5 6 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.41%) C
7 4 (5.13%) Groovy
7 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.13%) SQL
8 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.28%) C#
9 1 (1.28%) F#
9 1 (1.28%) PHP
9 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.28%) Ruby
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Security Cleared
2 12 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 9 (11.54%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (5.13%) CISSP
4 4 (5.13%) CLAS
5 1 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) JSP 440
2 4 (5.13%) RMADS
3 2 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 34 (43.59%) Docker
2 18 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.54%) Samba
4 8 (10.26%) NFS
5 4 (5.13%) Shibboleth
5 4 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (3.85%) Firmware
6 3 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 3 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (2.56%) KVM
7 2 (2.56%) Xen
8 1 (1.28%) GlusterFS
8 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.28%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 33 (42.31%) Ansible
2 17 (21.79%) Puppet
3 4 (5.13%) Nagios
3 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.13%) Terraform
4 3 (3.85%) Icinga
5 2 (2.56%) Kibana
5 2 (2.56%) logstash
5 2 (2.56%) SCOM
6 1 (1.28%) Bcfg2
6 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.28%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.28%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) VMware
2 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.26%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) Sophos
5 5 (6.41%) Google
6 4 (5.13%) Cisco
6 4 (5.13%) Cloudera
6 4 (5.13%) ESRI
6 4 (5.13%) Snow
6 4 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.85%) BEA
8 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.56%) Dynatrace
8 2 (2.56%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.28%) BMC
9 1 (1.28%) CA
9 1 (1.28%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (1.28%) F5
9 1 (1.28%) NetApp
9 1 (1.28%) New Relic