Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 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
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 -28
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.68% 0.70% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 1.96% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Oxford median daily rate £550 £425 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -1.73% -12.41%
10th Percentile £355 £396 £363
90th Percentile £575 £454 £510
Oxfordshire median daily rate £375 £431 £388
% change year-on-year -13.04% +11.29% -18.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Oxford median hourly rate - - -
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00

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 Oxford.

All Vendors
Oxford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 320 255 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 43.48% 35.71% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 180 216
Oxford median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £322 £213 £170
90th Percentile £575 £520 £519
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +9.38% +1.27% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 14
Oxford median hourly rate £17.75 £17.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.41% -20.00% +51.79%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £21.66 £69.13
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.89
% change year-on-year -6.06% +3.87% +10.20%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Oxford

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Oxford

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Oxford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Oxford

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) CentOS
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec
4 2 (40.00%) LAMP
4 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Perl

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Symantec