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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 43 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 29 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.98% 1.02% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 9.70% 2.58% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 1
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.59 £42.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
-32.74% +77.82%
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
299 194 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.07% 39.75% 46.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 95 145
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £213 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% +16.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £25.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 7 £475 +40.74% 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 47 (85.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 29 (52.73%) Puppet
4 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (43.64%) DevOps
5 24 (43.64%) Network Security
6 21 (38.18%) Web Services
6 21 (38.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (32.73%) Oracle
9 15 (27.27%) Bash Shell
10 14 (25.45%) CentOS
10 14 (25.45%) Windows
10 14 (25.45%) Python
10 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
11 13 (23.64%) JIRA
11 13 (23.64%) Migration
11 13 (23.64%) Confluence
12 12 (21.82%) Firewall
13 10 (18.18%) Juniper
13 10 (18.18%) Cisco
14 9 (16.36%) VMware
15 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
16 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
16 7 (12.73%) Fedora
17 6 (10.91%) Network Design
17 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
17 6 (10.91%) SAN
17 6 (10.91%) Nagios

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (23.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (38.18%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (43.64%) Network Security
2 12 (21.82%) Firewall
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
3 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 3 (5.45%) DNS
6 2 (3.64%) Internet
7 1 (1.82%) OSPF
7 1 (1.82%) BGP
7 1 (1.82%) SMTP
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 3 (5.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Administrator
2 21 (38.18%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (29.09%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (27.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Development Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Development Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Design Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Data Centre Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) Freedom of Information
4 2 (3.64%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (98.18%) Linux
2 47 (85.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (25.45%) CentOS
3 14 (25.45%) Windows
4 7 (12.73%) Fedora
5 4 (7.27%) UNIX
6 3 (5.45%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) DevOps
2 13 (23.64%) Migration
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.91%) Network Design
4 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (5.45%) Scrum
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Project Management
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
7 2 (3.64%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) BCP
8 1 (1.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) Bash Shell
2 14 (25.45%) Python
2 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
3 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 4 (7.27%) PHP
4 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) CCNP
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (9.09%) RHCE
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) iptables
3 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (52.73%) Puppet
2 8 (14.55%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (10.91%) Nagios
4 5 (9.09%) Cacti
4 5 (9.09%) Icinga
5 2 (3.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.82%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 18 (32.73%) Oracle
2 10 (18.18%) Cisco
2 10 (18.18%) Juniper
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 5 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 5 (9.09%) CommVault
4 5 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (1.82%) EMC
5 1 (1.82%) F5