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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 84 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.57% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.70% 1.36% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £388 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.44 £36.25 £28.13
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +28.88%
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
569 441 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.45% 42.24% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 220 153
Average daily rate £347 £381 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% +27.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £239 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 48
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £9.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £145.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.95
% change year-on-year
- -7.65%

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 4 March 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
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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 -9 3 £500 +40.35%
Buckingham - - - -
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) SUSE
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Big Data
4 3 (37.50%) Gradle
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) YaST
4 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
4 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) Confluence
4 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
4 3 (37.50%) Puppet
4 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
4 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 3 (37.50%) Confluence
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
1 3 (37.50%) AMQP
2 2 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Big Data
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 3 (37.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (37.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (37.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Gradle
1 3 (37.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 3 (37.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (37.50%) Ant
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
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%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) JMS
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
1 3 (37.50%) EJB
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
1 3 (37.50%) Java EE
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SUSE
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) MapReduce
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) C++
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) Bourne shell
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) VCP4
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Vagrant
1 3 (37.50%) YaST
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
1 3 (37.50%) Atlassian
2 2 (25.00%) Sun
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (12.50%) Coverity