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 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 16 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 Oxford 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 30 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.84% 1.56% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 3.54% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £325 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +47.82%
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
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
74 113 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.96% 44.14% 56.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 64 75
Average daily rate £325 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 32
Average hourly rate £14.50 £10.43 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.08% -40.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.59 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Red Hat
Oxfordshire

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
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 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) C-shell
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) MarkLogic
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Lean Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Korn
1 1 (33.33%) C-shell
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) NetBackup
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Juniper
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas
2 1 (33.33%) HP