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 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
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 55 35 49
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 8 17 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 1.44% 3.42% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.51% 9.04% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 14
Median daily rate £438 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.15% +15.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £231 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £495 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £31.50
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 Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 228 188 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 41.16% 37.83% 40.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 150 168
Median daily rate £400 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 38
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -42.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.00 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £33.00
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 Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Oxford -10 3 £456 +7.03% 1
Red Hat
South East

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (64.29%) Puppet
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) DevOps
6 4 (28.57%) Python
6 4 (28.57%) Ruby
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) CentOS
8 2 (14.29%) Ansible
8 2 (14.29%) Docker
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) DNS
8 2 (14.29%) Firewall
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
9 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (7.14%) MCDST
9 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
9 1 (7.14%) Xen
9 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology

Red Hat
Top Related 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 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DNS
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) BGP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Hudson
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
4 1 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Linux Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Biotechnology
1 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (21.43%) CentOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Debian
5 1 (7.14%) HPUX
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Open Source
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
3 1 (7.14%) Personalization
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
1 4 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCDST
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCE
2 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Docker
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.14%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Ansible
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (7.14%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Apple
3 1 (7.14%) AppSense
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos
3 1 (7.14%) Symantec