Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 24 November 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 30 83
Rank change year-on-year +5 +53 -36
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 78 170 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 8.48% 7.29% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 18.01% 12.49% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 122 11
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £350 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +21.90% -12.50%
10th Percentile £197 £251 £254
90th Percentile £440 £440 £513
North East median daily rate £350 £320 £263
% change year-on-year +9.38% +21.90% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.86% -
North East median hourly rate - £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - -42.86% -

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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 433 1361 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 47.07% 58.39% 40.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 939 347
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.61% -5.71% -
10th Percentile £260 £213 £231
90th Percentile £550 £499 £554
North East median daily rate £365 £330 £360
% change year-on-year +10.61% -8.33% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 104 56
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.64% +14.58% +41.18%
10th Percentile £8.76 £11.38 £12.20
90th Percentile £47.70 £36.00 £38.75
North East median hourly rate £13.50 £27.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year -50.00% +27.06% +14.86%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Tyne and Wear

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 78 £350 +8.53% 1
Red Hat
North East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (92.31%) Unix
3 69 (88.46%) Oracle
4 67 (85.90%) WebLogic
5 62 (79.49%) JBoss
6 49 (62.82%) AIX
7 48 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 42 (53.85%) Security Cleared
9 40 (51.28%) Firewall
10 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
11 37 (47.44%) HP
12 36 (46.15%) DevOps
13 35 (44.87%) Perl
14 34 (43.59%) Sun
15 33 (42.31%) LDAP
16 32 (41.03%) Windows
17 30 (38.46%) HPUX
17 30 (38.46%) Solaris
18 29 (37.18%) SQL
18 29 (37.18%) DNS
18 29 (37.18%) Korn
19 28 (35.90%) SUSE
19 28 (35.90%) iPlanet
19 28 (35.90%) Apache
19 28 (35.90%) Tomcat
20 27 (34.62%) J2EE
20 27 (34.62%) Clustering
21 26 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
22 25 (32.05%) High Availability
23 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 67 (85.90%) WebLogic
2 62 (79.49%) JBoss
3 28 (35.90%) Apache
3 28 (35.90%) iPlanet
3 28 (35.90%) Tomcat
4 26 (33.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 13 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 13 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (10.26%) MQSeries
6 8 (10.26%) OpenStack
6 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
7 7 (8.97%) WebLogic Portal
8 5 (6.41%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (5.13%) FileNet
10 3 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (2.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 15 (19.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 13 (16.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.56%) Boomi
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.28%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 40 (51.28%) Firewall
2 33 (42.31%) LDAP
3 29 (37.18%) DNS
4 24 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 20 (25.64%) OpenLDAP
6 19 (24.36%) SSH
7 12 (15.38%) SAN
8 8 (10.26%) FCoE
8 8 (10.26%) iSCSI
8 8 (10.26%) NAS
8 8 (10.26%) X.21
9 6 (7.69%) WAN
10 5 (6.41%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (6.41%) Network Security
10 5 (6.41%) SSL
11 2 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.13%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.97%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
4 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.56%) GitLab
4 2 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Maven
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 28 (35.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (30.77%) Unix Engineer
3 18 (23.08%) AIX Engineer
4 17 (21.79%) Cloud Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (14.10%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (12.82%) Solaris Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.13%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) HPUX Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Consultant
10 2 (2.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Unix Support
11 1 (1.28%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.62%) J2EE
2 15 (19.23%) Software Packaging
3 13 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.56%) JSON
4 2 (2.56%) REST
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
4 2 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) XSD
4 2 (2.56%) XSL
5 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.62%) Clustering
2 15 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 11 (14.10%) Private Cloud
5 5 (6.41%) DataPower
5 5 (6.41%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.28%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 78 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (92.31%) Unix
3 49 (62.82%) AIX
4 48 (61.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 32 (41.03%) Windows
6 30 (38.46%) HPUX
6 30 (38.46%) Solaris
7 28 (35.90%) SUSE
8 21 (26.92%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.28%) Debian
10 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (46.15%) DevOps
2 25 (32.05%) High Availability
3 24 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) Load Balancing
5 21 (26.92%) ITIL
6 19 (24.36%) OO
7 12 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
9 8 (10.26%) Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
11 5 (6.41%) Workflow
12 4 (5.13%) Change Control
12 4 (5.13%) Requirements Management
12 4 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (3.85%) SOA
14 2 (2.56%) EAI
14 2 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
14 2 (2.56%) Open Source
14 2 (2.56%) SEO
14 2 (2.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) Perl
2 29 (37.18%) Korn
2 29 (37.18%) SQL
3 24 (30.77%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.67%) Bash Shell
4 13 (16.67%) C-shell
5 12 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 8 (10.26%) Java
7 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.56%) XPath
8 2 (2.56%) XQuery
9 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 38 (48.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 22 (28.21%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.64%) NFS
3 15 (19.23%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.95%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 13 (16.67%) KVM
6 9 (11.54%) Samba
7 8 (10.26%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (26.92%) Puppet
2 19 (24.36%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (10.26%) OpenView
4 5 (6.41%) Forum Sentry
5 3 (3.85%) Ansible
6 2 (2.56%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 69 (88.46%) Oracle
2 37 (47.44%) HP
3 34 (43.59%) Sun
4 22 (28.21%) Cisco
4 22 (28.21%) F5
5 19 (24.36%) IBM
6 16 (20.51%) VMware
7 15 (19.23%) PlateSpin
8 14 (17.95%) Veritas
9 13 (16.67%) Axway
9 13 (16.67%) Informatica
9 13 (16.67%) Siebel
10 8 (10.26%) Cognos
10 8 (10.26%) Opsware
11 3 (3.85%) Borland
11 3 (3.85%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.56%) Atlassian
12 2 (2.56%) Dell
13 1 (1.28%) Citrix