The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 April 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.60% 0.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +4.89%  

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 Swindon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 126 139 156
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 37.61% 40.17% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 85 92
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £321 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -25.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (52.63%) DevOps
4 9 (47.37%) Ansible
4 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (42.11%) Java
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
5 8 (42.11%) Docker
6 7 (36.84%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (36.84%) Confluence
6 7 (36.84%) WebCenter
6 7 (36.84%) logstash
6 7 (36.84%) Kibana
6 7 (36.84%) Icinga
6 7 (36.84%) Microservices
6 7 (36.84%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
6 7 (36.84%) Web Operations
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 7 (36.84%) Cisco
6 7 (36.84%) Web Development
6 7 (36.84%) JIRA
6 7 (36.84%) Atlassian
6 7 (36.84%) Database Tuning
6 7 (36.84%) Git (software)

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (36.84%) Confluence
1 7 (36.84%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (47.37%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (10.53%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) LDAP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (36.84%) Git (software)
1 7 (36.84%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 7 (36.84%) WebOps Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Junior
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (5.26%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (36.84%) WebCenter
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Amazon Linux
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Solaris
5 3 (15.79%) CentOS
5 3 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Debian
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) DevOps
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (36.84%) Database Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) Microservices
3 7 (36.84%) Performance Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Web Development
3 7 (36.84%) Web Operations
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Open Source
5 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) Docker
2 5 (26.32%) vSphere
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) Ansible
2 7 (36.84%) Icinga
2 7 (36.84%) Kibana
2 7 (36.84%) logstash
3 3 (15.79%) Puppet
4 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
5 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) Atlassian
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Sun
6 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.26%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) F5
6 1 (5.26%) Gemalto
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
6 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds