Period
to 23 May 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 May 2019 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 21 36 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 3.73% 1.50% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.52% 4.94% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £218 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.82% - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £525 £550
% change year-on-year -28.57% -4.55% +54.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 63 81 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.13% 30.34% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 64
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £350 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +5.66% -13.96%
10th Percentile £173 £270 £175
90th Percentile £463 £450 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 11
Staffordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.51 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.42% +10.07% -
10th Percentile £14.73 £11.17 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £29.04 £29.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £15.43
% change year-on-year +15.87% -2.76% +10.18%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £218 -
Red Hat
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) CentOS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (50.00%) Change Management
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Java
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) CMS
5 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (33.33%) Altiris
5 2 (33.33%) Logistics
5 2 (33.33%) CMDB
5 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
5 2 (33.33%) Release Management

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Transition Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Break/Fix
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Logistics
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Audit
3 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 2 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (16.67%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transition
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 2 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Shavlik
3 2 (33.33%) Snow