The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 64 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.45% 0.19% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% 0.40% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £356 £600 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +90.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 248 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.05% 47.06% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 131 185
Average daily rate £375 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 32
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Red Hat
Buckinghamshire

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) Clustering
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) HACMP
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) NFS
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) JDBC
5 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) Cognos
5 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) LAMP
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Teradata
5 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) AIX Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Data Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) JDBC
1 2 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Clustering
1 3 (37.50%) HACMP
2 2 (25.00%) LPAR
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) NFS
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) Squid
1 2 (25.00%) Postfix
1 2 (25.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (12.50%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) EMC
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft