Period
to 22 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Red Hat Spacewalk skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Spacewalk over the 6 months to 22 July 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 Spacewalk
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 861 874
Rank change year-on-year +40 +13 -41
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 24 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.024% 0.013%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.24% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 11
UK median daily rate £350 £523 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.01% +22.94% -15.00%
10th Percentile £300 £445 £364
90th Percentile £438 £546 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -17.30% +8.82% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Red Hat Spacewalk 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 10208 11763 9687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.65% 10.69% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6754 7600 5897
UK median daily rate £460 £425 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.24% +6.92% +6.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £601 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +8.39% +6.90% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 260 339
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.73 £12.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £20.19
% change year-on-year -22.22% +11.47% +0.93%

Red Hat Spacewalk
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Red Hat Spacewalk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Spacewalk in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Spacewalk in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Spacewalk in the UK

Red Hat Spacewalk
Top 4 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 Spacewalk within the UK over the 6 months to 22 July 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
England +56 24 £350 -33.01% 2
UK excluding London +72 12 £383 -17.30% 1
South East +40 12 £383 -23.50%
London -2 12 £320 -39.05% 1

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Spacewalk 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 Spacewalk.

1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (83.33%) Perl
3 19 (79.17%) VMware
3 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (58.33%) CentOS
4 14 (58.33%) Puppet
4 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
5 13 (54.17%) Python
6 12 (50.00%) Unix
6 12 (50.00%) DevOps
7 11 (45.83%) Ansible
7 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Satellite
7 11 (45.83%) RHCSA
7 11 (45.83%) RHCE
7 11 (45.83%) EMC
8 10 (41.67%) Apache
9 9 (37.50%) LAMP
10 8 (33.33%) Oracle
10 8 (33.33%) Solaris
10 8 (33.33%) Bourne shell
10 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (33.33%) Korn
11 7 (29.17%) Degree
11 7 (29.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
11 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
11 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
11 7 (29.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel

Red Hat Spacewalk
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 10 (41.67%) Apache
2 5 (20.83%) Tomcat
3 3 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (8.33%) Confluence
5 1 (4.17%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.83%) SAN
4 3 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall
6 1 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) OpenVPN
6 1 (4.17%) PuTTY
6 1 (4.17%) SSH
6 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (16.67%) GitLab
4 2 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Administrator
2 10 (41.67%) Linux Administrator
2 10 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (29.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (29.17%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Developer
9 1 (4.17%) DevOps Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Linux Developer
9 1 (4.17%) PHP Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Engineer
9 1 (4.17%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) LAMP
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.33%) EMC VNX
4 1 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (79.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (58.33%) CentOS
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
5 8 (33.33%) Solaris
6 1 (4.17%) AIX
6 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 6 (25.00%) Server Building
4 5 (20.83%) Load Balancing
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
6 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (12.50%) Identity Management
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
6 3 (12.50%) ITIL
6 3 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (12.50%) QMS
6 3 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 3 (12.50%) Server Hardening
7 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) Perl
2 13 (54.17%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 8 (33.33%) Bourne shell
3 8 (33.33%) Korn
4 7 (29.17%) AWK
4 7 (29.17%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) PHP
5 5 (20.83%) Ruby
6 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.17%) C
7 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) RHCE
1 11 (45.83%) RHCSA
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 7 (29.17%) OCA
2 7 (29.17%) OCP
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (29.17%) GlusterFS
2 7 (29.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Docker
4 2 (8.33%) Postfix
5 1 (4.17%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.17%) Snort
5 1 (4.17%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 11 (45.83%) Ansible
2 11 (45.83%) Red Hat Satellite
3 7 (29.17%) NetBackup
3 7 (29.17%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (29.17%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 6 (25.00%) Cobbler
5 4 (16.67%) FreeIPA
6 3 (12.50%) HAProxy
6 3 (12.50%) Nagios
7 2 (8.33%) yum
8 1 (4.17%) Icinga
8 1 (4.17%) Nessus
8 1 (4.17%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (45.83%) EMC
4 8 (33.33%) Oracle
5 7 (29.17%) Brocade
5 7 (29.17%) HP
5 7 (29.17%) StorageTek
5 7 (29.17%) Sun
5 7 (29.17%) Veritas
6 3 (12.50%) BT
6 3 (12.50%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) SolarWinds