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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.27% 2.46% 3.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.74% 6.60% 7.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 13
Median daily rate £456 £420 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £400 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £420 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £22.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+76.13% -45.00%

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
107 106 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 33.86% 37.19% 48.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 87 124
Median daily rate £400 £275 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -42.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £130 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Median hourly rate £21.29 £47.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.17% +196.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.39 £19.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.62 £67.50 £19.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 January 2017, 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (55.56%) Python
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) Ruby
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) Docker
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) Firewall
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) Debian
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) GitHub
6 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible
6 2 (22.22%) Terraform
6 2 (22.22%) Hudson
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
7 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (11.11%) MCollective
7 1 (11.11%) RESTful
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
2 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Subversion
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Hudson
2 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) MCollective
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) SOAP
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware