The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 50 54 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -11  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 1.13% 2.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.51% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Median daily rate £600 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £30.25 £39.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% -23.41%  

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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 226 279 369
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.32% 44.86% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 168 180
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 38
Median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.93% +212.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Red Hat as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Cambridgeshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 1 £275 - 1
Red Hat
East of England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) JSP 440
4 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
4 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) PRINCE
4 6 (54.55%) Project Management
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
5 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
6 4 (36.36%) C
6 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
7 2 (18.18%) DevOps
7 2 (18.18%) Big Data

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) System Design Authority
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 2 (18.18%) CentOS
6 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
6 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE
2 6 (54.55%) PRINCE2
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 5 (45.45%) Requirements Management
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (9.09%) Biology
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) DV Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
1 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Ansible
2 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Linux-HA
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (9.09%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle