The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 3 months to 28 April 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 45 31
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.88% 1.99% 3.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 4.45% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 13
Median daily rate £415 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £321 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £500 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +11.12% +3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 155 247 236
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 34.22% 44.75% 48.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 172 139
Median daily rate £375 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £745 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 15
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.26 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.20 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +8.33%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in South Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in South Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in South Yorkshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +2 3 £415 -5.14% 2
Red Hat
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 6 (40.00%) SUSE
5 6 (40.00%) IBM
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (33.33%) Solaris
7 4 (26.67%) Change Management
7 4 (26.67%) EMC
7 4 (26.67%) Banking
7 4 (26.67%) Oracle
7 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 4 (26.67%) LDAP
7 4 (26.67%) DNS
7 4 (26.67%) SAN
7 4 (26.67%) NetApp
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas
7 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
7 4 (26.67%) NAS
7 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas File System
8 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) LDAP
1 4 (26.67%) NAS
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (6.67%) HBase
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) SAN Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Hadoop Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Solaris Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (20.00%) Symmetrix
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) SUSE
5 5 (33.33%) Solaris
5 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) AIX
7 3 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (20.00%) VMS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Capacity Management
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Modelling
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) OCP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (20.00%) NFS
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (20.00%) SRDF
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas File System
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) HDFS
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 2 (13.33%) vMotion
3 1 (6.67%) Data Guard
3 1 (6.67%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (6.67%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (6.67%) Nagios
3 1 (6.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) EMC
3 4 (26.67%) NetApp
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) Veritas
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Sun
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) Hortonworks
6 1 (6.67%) MuleSoft
6 1 (6.67%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) Symantec