The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 27 June 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
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 29
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk - 1.54% 1.89%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.70% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Median daily rate - £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 Suffolk.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 56 108 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 45.16% 41.54% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 67 68
Median daily rate £320 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Suffolk

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian