The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 69 60
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.21% 0.94% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 2.44% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £383 £365 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +65.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 245 287 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 49.60% 38.73% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 415 236
Median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 29
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +71.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.75 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £44.50 £47.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in West Sussex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in West Sussex

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in West Sussex

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Gatwick +3 3 £383 +4.79%
Crawley +1 2 £575 +54.88%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Korn
4 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
5 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
5 3 (33.33%) GlusterFS
5 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (33.33%) Brocade
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) AWK
5 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) QMS
5 3 (33.33%) Sun

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Redis
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) CentOS
3 5 (55.56%) Unix
4 4 (44.44%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Benchmarking
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 3 (33.33%) Change Management
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 3 (33.33%) QMS
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Management
1 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Korn
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) AWK
2 3 (33.33%) Bourne shell
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) OCA
1 3 (33.33%) OCP
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
1 3 (33.33%) RHCSA
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) GlusterFS
1 3 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Satellite
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 2 (22.22%) SELinux
4 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Brocade
2 3 (33.33%) EMC
2 3 (33.33%) NetApp
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) StorageTek
2 3 (33.33%) Sun
2 3 (33.33%) Veritas
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) SaltStack
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec