The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 35 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 0 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.56% - 5.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% - 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£438 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 - £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
173 123 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 53.89% 46.59% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 73 77
Average daily rate £425 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £483 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £21.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Red Hat
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Nagios
4 1 (14.29%) Puppet
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 2 (28.57%) UI Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) RESTful
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Debian
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) CentOS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Python
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) HP