The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.63% 0.44% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.92% 1.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.09 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +6.25%
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Oxfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
130 94 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 38.01% 41.05% 52.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 37 75
Average daily rate £423 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £11.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.00 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (60.00%) Puppet
3 12 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (60.00%) DevOps
3 12 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (60.00%) Web Services
4 11 (55.00%) Network Security
5 9 (45.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) Python
6 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (30.00%) Confluence
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
7 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) CentOS
8 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (15.00%) Fedora
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (15.00%) UNIX
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) Solaris
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
10 2 (10.00%) Project Management
10 2 (10.00%) VMware
10 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (30.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (60.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (10.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (20.00%) CentOS
4 3 (15.00%) Fedora
4 3 (15.00%) UNIX
4 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
1 6 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (60.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.00%) Hyperic
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) Juniper
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