The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Croydon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 16 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.77% - 8.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% - 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 5
Average daily rate £513 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 - £507
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +39.00%
Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
44 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 42.72% 18.75% 24.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 25
Average daily rate £450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+117.39% -14.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
London

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Croydon region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) SUSE
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) vSphere
2 9 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (58.33%) NetApp
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix
6 5 (41.67%) Hitachi
6 5 (41.67%) EMC
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
7 4 (33.33%) XenApp
7 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
7 4 (33.33%) SRDF
7 4 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
7 4 (33.33%) Replication
7 4 (33.33%) Data Protection

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (33.33%) VLAN
3 4 (33.33%) OSPF
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) FTP
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) VPN
5 2 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) LDAP
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Wintel Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Replication
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (25.00%) AS400
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (75.00%) SUSE
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 3 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Perl
1 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNP
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (75.00%) vSphere
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) XenApp
3 4 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 4 (33.33%) SRDF
3 4 (33.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Samba
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) NetApp
3 6 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Hitachi
4 5 (41.67%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Brocade
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (33.33%) Wyse
5 4 (33.33%) Intel
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Avaya
6 3 (25.00%) BMC
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) F5
7 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 1 (8.33%) Dell