Period
to 22 January 2018

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 22 January 2018 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 81 66
Rank change year-on-year -4 -15 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 14 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.09% 1.64% 3.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 4.25% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 45
Wales median daily rate £384 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.72% - +28.57%
10th Percentile £346 £363 £313
90th Percentile £471 £638 £520
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -15.63% +60.00% -36.71%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 506 541 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 39.32% 38.48% 44.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 379 447
Wales median daily rate £368 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.13% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £163 £184 £210
90th Percentile £525 £550 £475
UK median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 49 33
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -15.63% +16.36%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.90 £10.40
90th Percentile £32.59 £60.25 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +2.53% -5.56% +9.09%

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 22 January 2018.

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 22 January 2018. 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 +3 12 £384 -6.97% 2
West Wales -2 2 - -
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
5 8 (57.14%) CentOS
6 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
6 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (42.86%) Python
7 6 (42.86%) DHCP
7 6 (42.86%) NFS
7 6 (42.86%) Perl
7 6 (42.86%) SAN
7 6 (42.86%) LAMP
7 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
7 6 (42.86%) Postfix
7 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
7 6 (42.86%) Ruby
7 6 (42.86%) VLAN
7 6 (42.86%) iptables
8 5 (35.71%) PHP
8 5 (35.71%) MySQL
8 5 (35.71%) Apache
9 4 (28.57%) Debian
10 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
11 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

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 5 (35.71%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Unix Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Support
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Unix Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) LAMP
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 8 (57.14%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) Debian
6 2 (14.29%) AIX
6 2 (14.29%) HPUX
6 2 (14.29%) Solaris
6 2 (14.29%) Ubuntu
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
1 2 (14.29%) DevOps
1 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (7.14%) High Availability
2 1 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Video Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 6 (42.86%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby
3 5 (35.71%) PHP
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) iptables
1 6 (42.86%) NFS
1 6 (42.86%) Postfix
1 6 (42.86%) Sendmail
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Ansible
1 2 (14.29%) Data Guard
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Flashback
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Statspack
1 2 (14.29%) Puppet
1 2 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper