The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 60 55 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.68% 1.19% 3.81%
As % of the Vendors category 1.44% 2.86% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £355 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £403 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
348 280 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.67% 41.79% 42.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 113 123
Average daily rate £313 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £508 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 44
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.87% +42.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.75 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. 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
Cambridge -1 3 £300 -20.00% 2
Peterborough - - - -
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (35.71%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) Nagios
5 8 (28.57%) IBM
5 8 (28.57%) Puppet
6 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 6 (21.43%) ITIL
7 6 (21.43%) NSN NetAct
7 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
8 5 (17.86%) SQL
8 5 (17.86%) EMC
9 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
9 4 (14.29%) UNIX
9 4 (14.29%) Data Security
9 4 (14.29%) VMware
9 4 (14.29%) RHCE
9 4 (14.29%) SCOM
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (14.29%) PKI
9 4 (14.29%) vSphere
10 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) DHCP
1 7 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (7.14%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) LDAP
3 1 (3.57%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Subversion
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (35.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 10 (35.71%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (32.14%) Administrator
4 6 (21.43%) Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) OSS Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (10.71%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Wintel Support
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Wintel Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Technical Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Senior UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
1 1 (3.57%) jQuery
1 1 (3.57%) SQLAlchemy
1 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
1 1 (3.57%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (7.14%) Statistics
3 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Debian
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.14%) CentOS
7 1 (3.57%) Gentoo
7 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Data Security
3 3 (10.71%) ERP
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Market Research
4 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Web Development
5 1 (3.57%) E-business
5 1 (3.57%) OO
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) RHCE
2 2 (7.14%) RHCA
2 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) CCNA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) OCP
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Nagios
1 8 (28.57%) Puppet
2 6 (21.43%) NSN NetAct
3 4 (14.29%) SCOM
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (10.71%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (7.14%) SCCM
5 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
5 2 (7.14%) WSUS
5 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) IBM
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (10.71%) SAP
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (7.14%) Citrix
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) Nokia
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
8 2 (7.14%) F5
8 2 (7.14%) Dell