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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 36 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 1.60% -
As % of the Vendors category 5.03% 2.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £368 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
Red Hat
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
159 174 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.21% 55.59% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 104 73
Average daily rate £400 £425 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £60.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.17% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Perl
3 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (78.95%) Puppet
4 10 (52.63%) CentOS
4 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
5 9 (47.37%) Unix
5 9 (47.37%) Solaris
5 9 (47.37%) Ubuntu
6 8 (42.11%) Python
7 7 (36.84%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
7 7 (36.84%) Docker
8 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
8 6 (31.58%) GPFS
8 6 (31.58%) IBM
8 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
8 6 (31.58%) Nagios
8 6 (31.58%) FTP
8 6 (31.58%) NFS
8 6 (31.58%) Bioinformatics
8 6 (31.58%) Degree
8 6 (31.58%) Biology
8 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (31.58%) Life Science
8 6 (31.58%) Time Management
8 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
9 5 (26.32%) ITIL
10 4 (21.05%) VMware
11 3 (15.79%) DNS

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) FTP
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) BGP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
3 1 (5.26%) Junos
3 1 (5.26%) OSPF
3 1 (5.26%) SSH
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Maven
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (52.63%) Administrator
3 9 (47.37%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (47.37%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Camel
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) LAMP
2 1 (5.26%) RESTful
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Biology
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
1 6 (31.58%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (52.63%) CentOS
4 9 (47.37%) Solaris
4 9 (47.37%) Ubuntu
4 9 (47.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Configuration Management
2 6 (31.58%) Bioinformatics
2 6 (31.58%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps
4 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) BDD
5 1 (5.26%) High Availability
5 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) Scalability Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Perl
2 10 (52.63%) Bash Shell
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Docker
2 6 (31.58%) GPFS
2 6 (31.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) Puppet
2 6 (31.58%) Ganglia
2 6 (31.58%) Nagios
3 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.26%) Ansible
4 1 (5.26%) Packer
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) IBM
2 4 (21.05%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper