The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Red Hat Satellite skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Satellite over the 3 months to 25 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.

Red Hat Satellite
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 593 627
Rank change year-on-year +24 +34  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Satellite 35 60 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.076% 0.11% 0.037%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.75% 1.07% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 42 12
Median daily rate £463 £385 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.12% -8.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £371 £400
% change year-on-year +14.47% -7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £51.00 -
% change year-on-year -46.07% -  

Red Hat Satellite is in the systems management skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 4657 5614 4783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.05% 10.05% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3086 3557 2901
Median daily rate £475 £450 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +11.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 133 199
Median hourly rate £24.00 £21.33 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.51% +5.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.50 £38.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -15.55% +11.46%  

Red Hat Satellite
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Red Hat Satellite as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Systems Management category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Satellite in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Satellite in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Satellite over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Satellite in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Satellite in the UK

Red Hat Satellite
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Satellite within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 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
England +8 27 £444 +15.25%
South East +9 15 £350 -5.72%
London +21 10 £550 +10.00%
Scotland +37 8 £475 +11.76% 1
Hampshire +15 7 £350 +4.47%
Edinburgh +19 5 £475 +11.76%
Havant - 5 £350 -
Berkshire +29 4 £425 -15.00%
Reading +23 2 £425 -15.00%
Bracknell +2 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -10 2 £325 -13.33%
Milton Keynes - 2 £325 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 - -
Clydebank - 2 - -
West Sussex +7 1 - -
East of England -10 1 £538 +95.45%
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Glasgow - 1 £355 - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 £538 -
Horsham - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £538 -

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Satellite also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Red Hat Satellite.

1 75 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 71 (94.67%) Linux
3 64 (85.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (42.67%) Unix
4 32 (42.67%) Puppet
5 28 (37.33%) Finance
6 27 (36.00%) Shell Script
6 27 (36.00%) SAN
6 27 (36.00%) HP
7 25 (33.33%) VMware
7 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 20 (26.67%) LDAP
9 19 (25.33%) Change Control
9 19 (25.33%) Ansible
10 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
10 18 (24.00%) Clustering
11 17 (22.67%) Veritas
12 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (18.67%) Apache
12 14 (18.67%) Solaris
13 13 (17.33%) JBoss
13 13 (17.33%) Sun
13 13 (17.33%) vSphere
14 12 (16.00%) DevOps
14 12 (16.00%) ITIL
15 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
16 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
16 10 (13.33%) Korn
17 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (10.67%) Veritas Cluster Server

Red Hat Satellite
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 14 (18.67%) Apache
2 13 (17.33%) JBoss
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (6.67%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.33%) PaaS
5 3 (4.00%) SaaS
6 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (36.00%) SAN
2 20 (26.67%) LDAP
3 8 (10.67%) DNS
3 8 (10.67%) Internet
4 5 (6.67%) Kerberos
5 4 (5.33%) DHCP
5 4 (5.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.00%) Firewall
6 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (4.00%) MPLS
6 3 (4.00%) VXLAN
7 1 (1.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Big Data
1 1 (1.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (37.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Financial Institution
3 3 (4.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Advertising
4 2 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (30.67%) Administrator
1 23 (30.67%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 12 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (13.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.00%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (12.00%) Unix Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Unix Administrator
6 7 (9.33%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) AWS Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) AWS Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.67%) Smart Meter
4 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 71 (94.67%) Linux
2 64 (85.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (42.67%) Unix
4 14 (18.67%) Solaris
5 5 (6.67%) Windows
6 3 (4.00%) AIX
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (2.67%) CentOS
8 1 (1.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) Change Control
2 18 (24.00%) Configuration Management
3 12 (16.00%) DevOps
3 12 (16.00%) ITIL
4 8 (10.67%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.67%) ITIL V3
4 8 (10.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (10.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (10.67%) Server Building
5 7 (9.33%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
7 5 (6.67%) Migration
7 5 (6.67%) Performance Optimisation
8 4 (5.33%) Build Automation
8 4 (5.33%) High Availability
8 4 (5.33%) ITSM
8 4 (5.33%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.00%) Shell Script
2 25 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 10 (13.33%) Korn
4 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 8 (10.67%) Python
5 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.67%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) RHCE
1 7 (9.33%) RHCSA
2 4 (5.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.00%) CISSP
3 3 (4.00%) GCIH
3 3 (4.00%) GIAC
3 3 (4.00%) VCAP
3 3 (4.00%) VCP6
3 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.67%) RHCT
5 1 (1.33%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (18.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.33%) vSphere
3 11 (14.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.67%) NFS
4 8 (10.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (6.67%) GPFS
6 4 (5.33%) Samba
7 3 (4.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.67%) Docker
9 1 (1.33%) KVM
9 1 (1.33%) PowerHA
9 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 32 (42.67%) Puppet
2 19 (25.33%) Ansible
3 8 (10.67%) vRealize
4 6 (8.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (6.67%) BladeLogic
5 5 (6.67%) Nagios
6 4 (5.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.00%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (2.67%) OpenView
8 2 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.67%) ZABBIX
9 1 (1.33%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 27 (36.00%) HP
3 25 (33.33%) VMware
4 17 (22.67%) Veritas
5 13 (17.33%) Sun
6 4 (5.33%) Oracle
7 3 (4.00%) IBM
8 2 (2.67%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.67%) Brocade
8 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (2.67%) NetApp
8 2 (2.67%) Symantec
9 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.33%) EMC
9 1 (1.33%) SaltStack
9 1 (1.33%) Splunk