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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 29 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 14 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 3.93% 0.58% 2.70%
As % of the Vendors category 8.19% 1.35% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 6
Average daily rate
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£488 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £375 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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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
171 74 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 48.03% 42.77% 49.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 43 69
Average daily rate £475 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.37% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £444 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 14
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £18.95 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (78.57%) Puppet
3 11 (78.57%) DevOps
4 10 (71.43%) Oracle
5 9 (64.29%) Web Services
5 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (50.00%) Network Security
7 7 (50.00%) Migration
8 5 (35.71%) Publishing
8 5 (35.71%) Confluence
8 5 (35.71%) JIRA
9 4 (28.57%) Big Data
9 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (21.43%) CentOS
11 2 (14.29%) Python
11 2 (14.29%) Nagios
11 2 (14.29%) Perl
11 2 (14.29%) Subversion
11 2 (14.29%) RHCT
11 2 (14.29%) VLAN
11 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
12 1 (7.14%) Open Source
12 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
12 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (7.14%) PHP
12 1 (7.14%) UNIX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 5 (35.71%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) DevOps
2 7 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Python
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) RHCT
1 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) Puppet
2 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle