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 29 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 42 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.27% - 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 8.05% - 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 2
Average daily rate
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£450 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.09 £12.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+132.68% -63.23%
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
298 182 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 40.54% 37.30% 50.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 91 146
Average daily rate £450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £171 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 20 22
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.38% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.09 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 - 8 £450 - 1
Kidlington - 1 £375 - 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (97.92%) Linux
2 40 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (52.08%) Puppet
4 21 (43.75%) Web Services
4 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (43.75%) DevOps
4 21 (43.75%) AWS CloudFormation
5 20 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (41.67%) Network Security
6 19 (39.58%) Oracle
7 16 (33.33%) Python
7 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 15 (31.25%) CentOS
9 14 (29.17%) Migration
10 13 (27.08%) JIRA
10 13 (27.08%) Confluence
11 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
12 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (16.67%) Windows
14 6 (12.50%) Nagios
14 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
14 6 (12.50%) UNIX
14 6 (12.50%) Fedora
14 6 (12.50%) RHCT
15 5 (10.42%) Subversion
15 5 (10.42%) VLAN
15 5 (10.42%) Solaris
15 5 (10.42%) Perl
15 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
15 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (27.08%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (43.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 20 (41.67%) Network Security
2 5 (10.42%) VLAN
3 3 (6.25%) SAN
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.08%) SMTP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) OSPF
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) LDAP
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (27.08%) JIRA
2 5 (10.42%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (50.00%) Administrator
2 22 (45.83%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (39.58%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.17%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Linux
2 40 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (31.25%) CentOS
4 8 (16.67%) Windows
5 6 (12.50%) UNIX
5 6 (12.50%) Fedora
6 5 (10.42%) Solaris
7 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) DevOps
2 14 (29.17%) Migration
3 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) CRM
6 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL
7 1 (2.08%) BCP
7 1 (2.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Python
1 16 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 11 (22.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) RHCT
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (52.08%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (12.50%) Nagios
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (2.08%) Cacti
4 1 (2.08%) Icinga
4 1 (2.08%) Ansible
4 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Juniper
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.08%) F5
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Dell
4 1 (2.08%) CommVault
4 1 (2.08%) Veritas