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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 32 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.40% 0.49% 2.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.99% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£338 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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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
116 101 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 45.85% 49.51% 54.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 54 75
Average daily rate £344 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £526 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.75 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.52% +42.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £12.00 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.75 £22.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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

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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

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) VMWare Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware