The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 81 69 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.26% 0.48% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 1.15% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
Red Hat
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
536 433 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.22% 41.44% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 224 130
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 42 40
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £9.48 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £28.00 £22.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -6 3 - - 1
Buckingham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
3 4 (50.00%) PHP
3 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE
4 3 (37.50%) Debian
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Zenoss
4 3 (37.50%) nginx
4 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) SSL
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) VLE
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
2 3 (37.50%) HPUX
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris
2 3 (37.50%) SUSE
2 3 (37.50%) Debian
2 3 (37.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (12.50%) Analytics
2 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Varnish
2 2 (25.00%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 3 (37.50%) Zenoss
2 3 (37.50%) YaST
2 3 (37.50%) Puppet
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk