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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 35 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 25 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.94% 0.49% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 9.03% 1.05% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 3
Average daily rate
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£475 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £378 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £398 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
Red Hat
South East

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
277 191 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 43.69% 46.70% 45.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 89 111
Average daily rate £425 £370 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 20
Average hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% -8.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.74 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £18.65 £20.00
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -2 14 £488 +30.00%
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Puppet
4 16 (61.54%) DevOps
5 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (53.85%) Oracle
5 14 (53.85%) Web Services
6 12 (46.15%) Network Security
7 10 (38.46%) Migration
8 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (26.92%) Confluence
9 7 (26.92%) CentOS
9 7 (26.92%) JIRA
10 6 (23.08%) RHCT
11 5 (19.23%) VLAN
11 5 (19.23%) Publishing
11 5 (19.23%) Subversion
11 5 (19.23%) Perl
11 5 (19.23%) Python
11 5 (19.23%) Nagios
11 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
11 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
12 4 (15.38%) Big Data
12 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 4 (15.38%) UNIX
12 4 (15.38%) Solaris
13 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
13 3 (11.54%) Flash

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (46.15%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) VLAN
3 3 (11.54%) LDAP
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Big Data
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) JIRA
2 5 (19.23%) Subversion
General
1 5 (19.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Administrator
3 7 (26.92%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (23.08%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (19.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (11.54%) UNIX Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Web Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Web Services
2 3 (11.54%) Flash
3 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (80.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (26.92%) CentOS
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) DevOps
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Perl
1 5 (19.23%) Python
1 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) PHP
2 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) RHCT
2 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) Puppet
2 5 (19.23%) Nagios
2 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (11.54%) NetBackup
3 3 (11.54%) Veritas Storage Foundation
3 3 (11.54%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Sun
2 3 (11.54%) EMC
2 3 (11.54%) Veritas