The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
South East / Surrey
Rank 56 41 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 +35  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 35 66 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.00% 5.10% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 5.70% 9.18% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 7
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £316 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £51.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 Surrey.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 614 719 649
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 52.57% 55.56% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 442 362
Median daily rate £430 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 68 29
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.97% +173.01%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Surrey

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Surrey

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Surrey

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Epsom +9 14 £400 -
Guildford +5 4 £401 -4.07%
Woking -7 2 £400 -5.88% 1
Leatherhead +23 1 £450 - 3
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 64 (94.12%) Linux
2 43 (63.24%) Oracle
3 41 (60.29%) Solaris
4 39 (57.35%) Unix
4 39 (57.35%) SAN
5 37 (54.41%) Veritas
6 35 (51.47%) Sun
6 35 (51.47%) Enterprise Storage
7 34 (50.00%) NAS
8 33 (48.53%) High Availability
9 31 (45.59%) Veritas File System
9 31 (45.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 31 (45.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (42.65%) Finance
11 24 (35.29%) NetBackup
12 23 (33.82%) Symantec
13 22 (32.35%) Service Delivery
14 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (29.41%) FTP
16 18 (26.47%) NetApp
16 18 (26.47%) Brocade
16 18 (26.47%) Problem Management
17 17 (25.00%) Change Control
17 17 (25.00%) Change Management
17 17 (25.00%) Legal
18 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
19 15 (22.06%) SSH
20 14 (20.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
20 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
20 14 (20.59%) Nagios

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (8.82%) Apache
2 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.41%) JBoss
3 3 (4.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (57.35%) SAN
2 34 (50.00%) NAS
3 20 (29.41%) FTP
4 15 (22.06%) SSH
5 11 (16.18%) iSCSI
6 7 (10.29%) DNS
6 7 (10.29%) VPN
7 5 (7.35%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (7.35%) SMTP
8 4 (5.88%) LAN
8 4 (5.88%) WAN
9 2 (2.94%) Firewall
9 2 (2.94%) LDAP
9 2 (2.94%) VLAN
10 1 (1.47%) HTTP
10 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
10 1 (1.47%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) MySQL
2 4 (5.88%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.88%) NeoLoad
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.41%) Subversion
4 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.94%) Checkstyle
4 2 (2.94%) Cobertura
4 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
4 2 (2.94%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.47%) Hudson
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Legal
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 3 (4.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (58.82%) Administrator
2 32 (47.06%) Storage Administrator
3 31 (45.59%) Unix Administrator
4 26 (38.24%) Systems Administrator
5 21 (30.88%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 21 (30.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 18 (26.47%) Solaris Administrator
7 16 (23.53%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (13.24%) SAN Administrator
8 9 (13.24%) SAN Storage Administrator
9 8 (11.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (7.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 4 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 4 (5.88%) Unix Engineer
13 3 (4.41%) DevOps Engineer
13 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
13 3 (4.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.88%) XML
2 2 (2.94%) Apache Camel
2 2 (2.94%) Apache CXF
2 2 (2.94%) JAX-RS
2 2 (2.94%) JSON
2 2 (2.94%) LAMP
2 2 (2.94%) Middleware
2 2 (2.94%) OAuth2
2 2 (2.94%) REST
2 2 (2.94%) SAML
2 2 (2.94%) SOAP
2 2 (2.94%) Spring
2 2 (2.94%) XSD
2 2 (2.94%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (51.47%) Enterprise Storage
2 8 (11.76%) Replication
3 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.88%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 64 (94.12%) Linux
2 41 (60.29%) Solaris
3 39 (57.35%) Unix
4 31 (45.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (16.18%) CentOS
6 7 (10.29%) HPUX
7 6 (8.82%) Windows
8 5 (7.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.88%) Data ONTAP
10 2 (2.94%) AIX
11 1 (1.47%) Debian
11 1 (1.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (48.53%) High Availability
2 22 (32.35%) Service Delivery
3 18 (26.47%) Problem Management
4 17 (25.00%) Change Control
4 17 (25.00%) Change Management
5 16 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
7 10 (14.71%) Capacity Management
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.88%) Defect Management
9 4 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (5.88%) Test Management
9 4 (5.88%) Test Planning
10 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) Perl
2 9 (13.24%) Python
3 7 (10.29%) Java
3 7 (10.29%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.41%) PHP
6 2 (2.94%) C
6 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.88%) CEH
2 4 (5.88%) RHCT
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) CCNA
3 1 (1.47%) CCNP
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 31 (45.59%) Veritas File System
2 14 (20.59%) NFS
3 11 (16.18%) Virtual Servers
3 11 (16.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.41%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.47%) Docker
6 1 (1.47%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 24 (35.29%) NetBackup
2 14 (20.59%) Nagios
2 14 (20.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 13 (19.12%) Puppet
4 11 (16.18%) EMC Navisphere
5 5 (7.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Ansible
7 3 (4.41%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.94%) Control-M
8 2 (2.94%) logstash
8 2 (2.94%) OpenView
8 2 (2.94%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.47%) Cobbler
9 1 (1.47%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.47%) NetApp OnCommand
9 1 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 43 (63.24%) Oracle
2 37 (54.41%) Veritas
3 35 (51.47%) Sun
4 23 (33.82%) Symantec
5 18 (26.47%) Brocade
5 18 (26.47%) NetApp
6 12 (17.65%) VMware
7 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.76%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (10.29%) HP
10 5 (7.35%) EMC
11 3 (4.41%) SAP
12 2 (2.94%) Splunk
13 1 (1.47%) 3PAR
13 1 (1.47%) Dell
13 1 (1.47%) IBM
13 1 (1.47%) Percona