Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 21 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
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 101 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.80% 0.71% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 1.87% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 12
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £431 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.84% +11.29% -18.42%
10th Percentile £195 £399 £325
90th Percentile £575 £465 £509
South East median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate - - £39.00
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -9.44% +15.38% -5.45%

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 Oxfordshire.

All Vendors
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 556 482 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 44.69% 38.19% 41.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 312 385
Oxfordshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £263 £213 £190
90th Percentile £575 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £418 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +4.38% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 38
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +3.93% +9.11%
10th Percentile £10.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.68 £23.75 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Oxfordshire

Red Hat
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +1 6 £438 +2.94%
Kidlington -5 1 £375 -18.92%
Red Hat
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) Nagios
5 3 (30.00%) SAN
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Internet
6 2 (20.00%) LAMP
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (20.00%) CentOS
7 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
7 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (10.00%) Network Management

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) CentOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) OpenBSD
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Network Management
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (10.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
1 1 (10.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas