Period
to 19 January 2021

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 19 January 2021 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
19 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 17 24 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 1 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.11% 0.73% 2.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.26% 1.54% 6.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
West Midlands median daily rate £438 £488 £530
% change year-on-year -10.26% -8.02% +17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 - £45.00

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 Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 38 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 40.00% 47.45% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 38 61
Median daily rate £350 £344 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -7.09% +1.37%
10th Percentile £260 £162 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £440 £414
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.20 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.84% -64.00% +210.34%
10th Percentile £25.40 £11.17 £15.25
90th Percentile £45.80 £39.25 £60.36
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.85 £15.85
% change year-on-year +13.56% - +5.67%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Staffordshire.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat in Staffordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat in Staffordshire.

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 19 January 2021. 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
Lichfield - 2 - -
Red Hat
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2021, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing

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 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) REST
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) V-Model
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware