The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 15 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.63% - 4.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% - 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£373 - £478
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 - £476
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+81.25% -42.85%
Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
52 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 68.42% 61.63% 35.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 41 22
Average daily rate £313 £338 £421
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -19.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £215 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.04 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.80%
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Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Red Hat 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.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
2 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (81.82%) SUSE
2 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) EMC
3 7 (63.64%) IIS
3 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) AIX
5 5 (45.45%) BMC
5 5 (45.45%) Hitachi
5 5 (45.45%) BladeLogic
5 5 (45.45%) AS400
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle
6 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
6 4 (36.36%) Replication
6 4 (36.36%) Brocade

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (63.64%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) TCP/IP
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) OSPF
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) NAS
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) IPsec
4 1 (9.09%) FTP
4 1 (9.09%) HTTP
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
General
1 7 (63.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) AS400
2 4 (36.36%) Replication
3 3 (27.27%) Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) CMDB
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (81.82%) SUSE
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (81.82%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Data Virtualisation
2 4 (36.36%) Data Protection
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CCNP
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) VMware ESX
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
1 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) SRDF
3 4 (36.36%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 2 (18.18%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
5 1 (9.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) EMC
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) NetApp
4 5 (45.45%) BMC
4 5 (45.45%) Hitachi
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco
5 4 (36.36%) IBM
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
5 4 (36.36%) Avaya
5 4 (36.36%) Brocade
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
7 2 (18.18%) Intel
7 2 (18.18%) Wyse
7 2 (18.18%) AppSense
7 2 (18.18%) F5
8 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint