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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 33 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.97% - 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 7.41% - 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£438 - -
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 £29.17 £32.50 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-10.24% -6.47%
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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
135 80 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 40.06% 34.63% 49.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 33 76
Average daily rate £450 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 5
Average hourly rate £8.50 £16.25 £14.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +9.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.04 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £19.25 £18.00
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (57.14%) DevOps
3 12 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (57.14%) Web Services
4 11 (52.38%) Network Security
4 11 (52.38%) Puppet
5 9 (42.86%) Oracle
6 6 (28.57%) CentOS
6 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
6 6 (28.57%) Confluence
6 6 (28.57%) Python
6 6 (28.57%) JIRA
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
8 4 (19.05%) UNIX
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) Solaris
8 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (9.52%) Subversion
10 2 (9.52%) Fedora
10 2 (9.52%) RHCT
10 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (9.52%) VLAN
10 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
10 2 (9.52%) Nagios

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (28.57%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 12 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (57.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Network Security
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) Administrator
1 8 (38.10%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (23.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (9.52%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (90.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) CentOS
4 4 (19.05%) UNIX
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) Fedora
5 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) DevOps
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 6 (28.57%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
3 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) RHCT
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) Puppet
2 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Juniper
2 1 (4.76%) VMware