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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 32 31 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 13 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.52% 0.83% 1.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.90% 2.60% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.47% +1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
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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
146 77 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 39.57% 32.08% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 34 72
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 12
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.68 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £18.95 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (81.48%) DevOps
3 22 (81.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 21 (77.78%) Puppet
5 20 (74.07%) Web Services
6 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (66.67%) Oracle
8 17 (62.96%) Network Security
9 11 (40.74%) Migration
10 10 (37.04%) JIRA
10 10 (37.04%) Confluence
11 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (18.52%) Publishing
13 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (14.81%) Big Data
14 3 (11.11%) CentOS
14 3 (11.11%) Scrum
15 2 (7.41%) RHCT
15 2 (7.41%) Subversion
15 2 (7.41%) UNIX
15 2 (7.41%) Solaris
15 2 (7.41%) Nagios
15 2 (7.41%) Perl
15 2 (7.41%) Python
15 2 (7.41%) VLAN
15 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
15 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
15 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 10 (37.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) Amazon AWS
1 22 (81.48%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (62.96%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) VLAN
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
General
1 5 (18.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (92.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) CentOS
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) DevOps
2 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) Perl
1 2 (7.41%) Python
1 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.70%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) RHCT
1 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (77.78%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
2 1 (3.70%) Juniper
2 1 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (3.70%) F5