The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 18 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 0.98% 8.33% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.00% 23.68% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 0
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Operating Systems Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
20 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.61% 35.19% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 16
Average daily rate £406 £450 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £319 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) BladeLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) AS400
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
5 1 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (20.00%) XenServer
5 1 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) DSL
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Account Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) SUSE
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) AIX
5 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (20.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) F5