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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 7 December 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 34 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 3.57% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 9.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
Median daily rate £425 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -44.24%
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
132 161 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 43.85% 38.33% 47.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 106 102
Median daily rate £400 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £650 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.80 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
3 4 (66.67%) OSSEC
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
3 4 (66.67%) Puppet
3 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (66.67%) iptables
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) EMC
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Nagios
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Python Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biology
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Bioinformatics
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) iptables
2 3 (50.00%) Postfix
2 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Nagios
1 4 (66.67%) OSSEC
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 3 (50.00%) Splunk