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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
Oxfordshire / Oxford
Rank 38 28 35
Rank change year-on-year -10 +7  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 1.07% 2.53% 3.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.73% 6.59% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Median daily rate £456 £426 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +13.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £277 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £452 £447
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 Oxford.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 110 91 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 39.29% 38.40% 40.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 101
Median daily rate £405 £250 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.00% -42.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 18
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.35% -6.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £12.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.51 £14.50 £21.25
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Oxford

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Subversion
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Hudson
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) GitHub
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
5 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
5 1 (16.67%) Ansible
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) LAMP
5 1 (16.67%) Debian

Red Hat
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Hudson
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Camel
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) VMware