The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 58 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.15% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 1.01% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £23.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £23.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.57% -32.14%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
269 198 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 39.21% 45.62% 52.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 91 106
Average daily rate £400 £356 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £151 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 16
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat across the Oxfordshire region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Oxfordshire region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Ruby
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Sun
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) Flash
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 2 (33.33%) Veritas
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) Active Directory

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Support
4 1 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Flash
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Solaris
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) vCloud
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
1 2 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Sun
2 2 (33.33%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft