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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 40 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.95% 1.07% 1.79%
As % of the Vendors category 6.73% 2.38% 4.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+22.50% -33.33%
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Cambridgeshire

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
223 168 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.81% 44.92% 38.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 74 87
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £191 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 20 24
Average hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.42% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £10.50 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 9 (34.62%) DHCP
4 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
5 8 (30.77%) ITIL
5 8 (30.77%) IBM
5 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 8 (30.77%) HP
5 8 (30.77%) Nagios
5 8 (30.77%) Puppet
6 7 (26.92%) SAP
6 7 (26.92%) ERP
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) RHCE
6 7 (26.92%) PKI
6 7 (26.92%) SCOM
6 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (23.08%) Apache
7 6 (23.08%) CentOS
8 5 (19.23%) Perl
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (19.23%) EMC
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
8 5 (19.23%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (19.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.69%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) DHCP
1 9 (34.62%) DNS
2 2 (7.69%) LAN
2 2 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (3.85%) InfiniBand
3 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Support
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) UNIX Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (92.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (23.08%) CentOS
4 5 (19.23%) Windows
5 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 2 (7.69%) HPUX
7 1 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) ERP
2 7 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Data Security
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Market Research
5 2 (7.69%) E-business
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) RHCE
2 3 (11.54%) OCP
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (7.69%) RHCA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle RMAN
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 4 (15.38%) XenApp
3 4 (15.38%) vSphere
4 1 (3.85%) NFS
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) Nagios
1 8 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (26.92%) SCOM
3 5 (19.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (19.23%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (15.38%) Backup Exec
4 4 (15.38%) WSUS
4 4 (15.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (11.54%) SCCM
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) IBM
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 7 (26.92%) SAP
4 5 (19.23%) EMC
4 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 4 (15.38%) Symantec
5 4 (15.38%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) NetApp
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