Period
to 19 December 2018

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 December 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 32 44
Rank change year-on-year -11 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.74% 2.20% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% 5.56% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Staffordshire median daily rate £400 £400 -
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £450 £415
% change year-on-year -11.11% +8.43% +38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £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 112 108 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 39.02% 39.56% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 77 82
Staffordshire median daily rate £370 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +12.31% -13.33%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £131
90th Percentile £490 £450 £513
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 13
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +210.34% -3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £15.13 £12.89 £11.30
90th Percentile £60.63 £37.05 £43.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £16.95 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.50% +16.91% -5.84%

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 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 19 December 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
Lichfield - 2 £400 -
Red Hat
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation

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 5 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) SOA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) VMware