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 3 months to 24 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.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 57 45
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 16 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.38% 1.99% 3.49%
As % of the Vendors category 4.97% 4.59% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Median daily rate £500 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £200 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +4.89%  

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 322 283 325
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 47.92% 43.34% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 164 172
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 15
Median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.00 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -14.47% +8.57%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 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
South Wales +9 9 £475 +26.66% 1
West Wales -6 7 £500 +5.26% 1
Red Hat
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
4 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
5 15 (65.22%) Ansible
6 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
7 13 (56.52%) Puppet
7 13 (56.52%) Web Services
8 12 (52.17%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (52.17%) Terraform
9 11 (47.83%) DevOps
10 10 (43.48%) Debian
11 6 (26.09%) Web Operations
12 5 (21.74%) Oracle
13 4 (17.39%) Windows
13 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
13 4 (17.39%) DNS
13 4 (17.39%) Cisco
13 4 (17.39%) EMC
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
13 4 (17.39%) EMC VNX
13 4 (17.39%) Docker
14 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
14 3 (13.04%) Hudson
14 3 (13.04%) Confluence
14 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
14 3 (13.04%) Server Hardening

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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) assyst
1 1 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (52.17%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) LDAP
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) SSH
2 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 1 (4.35%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) Ant
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) Hudson
3 3 (13.04%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) NuGet
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) AWS DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) EMC Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) EMC Storage Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (56.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) EMC VNX
2 1 (4.35%) CLARiiON
2 1 (4.35%) CMDB
2 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Linux
2 19 (82.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (43.48%) Debian
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
5 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) DevOps
2 6 (26.09%) Web Operations
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.04%) Server Hardening
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (4.35%) Disk Encryption
6 1 (4.35%) Identity Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITIL
6 1 (4.35%) Kanban
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) JCL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (73.91%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) iptables
2 2 (8.70%) NFS
3 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (65.22%) Ansible
2 13 (56.52%) Puppet
3 12 (52.17%) Terraform
4 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (8.70%) NetApp OnCommand
5 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.70%) Salt
6 1 (4.35%) Control-M
6 1 (4.35%) SCCM
6 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) EMC
3 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu
3 2 (8.70%) Hitachi
3 2 (8.70%) NetApp
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
4 1 (4.35%) BMC
4 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (4.35%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
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