Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Red Hat
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 52 57
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.58% 0.95% 2.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 2.27% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 13
Cambridge median daily rate - £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.45% -9.38%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £500 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +42.86% -3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

Red Hat is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Cambridge.

All Vendors
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 235 264 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 33.81% 41.77% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 138 253
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% -3.03% +13.01%
10th Percentile £200 £234 £236
90th Percentile £570 £554 £573
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £400 £404
% change year-on-year -9.38% -0.93% +15.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 11 27
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -19.51% -18.81%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.50 £15.77
90th Percentile £44.30 £43.75 £59.25
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.73 £17.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year -8.81% - -31.00%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Red Hat as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Cambridge

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Cambridge

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (50.00%) yum
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera
2 2 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Packer

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) CentOS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Terraform
1 2 (50.00%) yum
2 1 (25.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cloudera