Period
to 28 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 28 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 70 59
Rank change year-on-year -2 -11 +30
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 25 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.95% 2.03% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 4.74% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 21
Wales median daily rate £475 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -4.69% +10.34%
10th Percentile £350 £188 £338
90th Percentile £538 £520 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £30.75 £29.59
% change year-on-year +62.60% +3.94% -15.47%

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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 587 527 678
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 45.68% 42.81% 41.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 310 410
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -4.11%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 29 32
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.79
90th Percentile £35.63 £21.13 £21.80
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Wales over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Wales

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Wales

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 28 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
South Wales +5 16 £413 +17.86% 3
West Wales -8 9 £500 -3.85%
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Ansible
4 16 (64.00%) DevOps
5 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 14 (56.00%) Puppet
7 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (44.00%) Web Services
8 11 (44.00%) Terraform
8 11 (44.00%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (36.00%) Oracle
10 8 (32.00%) Debian
10 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 7 (28.00%) Web Operations
11 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (24.00%) JIRA
12 6 (24.00%) Maven
12 6 (24.00%) Confluence
12 6 (24.00%) EMC
12 6 (24.00%) Ant
12 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
12 6 (24.00%) Server Hardening
12 6 (24.00%) EMC VNX
13 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
13 5 (20.00%) Docker
13 5 (20.00%) DNS
13 5 (20.00%) Perl

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 (24.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (44.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (8.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) tcpdump
4 3 (12.00%) SAN
5 2 (8.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) SSH
6 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 15 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Ant
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
2 6 (24.00%) Maven
3 5 (20.00%) Hudson
3 5 (20.00%) Vagrant
4 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (8.00%) Gradle
5 2 (8.00%) NuGet
5 2 (8.00%) Subversion
6 1 (4.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (36.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) EMC Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) EMC Storage Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) AWS DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (8.00%) CLARiiON
2 2 (8.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Debian
4 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 3 (12.00%) Solaris
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps
2 8 (32.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (28.00%) Web Operations
4 6 (24.00%) Configuration Management
4 6 (24.00%) Server Hardening
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.00%) Analytics
8 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (4.00%) Kanban
8 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Perl
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 1 (4.00%) JCL
4 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 15 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Docker
2 4 (16.00%) iptables
3 2 (8.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) Ansible
2 14 (56.00%) Puppet
3 11 (44.00%) Terraform
4 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (12.00%) NetApp OnCommand
5 3 (12.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (12.00%) Salt
6 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) EMC
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
4 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
4 3 (12.00%) Hitachi
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) Remedy
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) Juniper
5 1 (4.00%) Micro Focus
5 1 (4.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.00%) Thunderhead