The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 13 - 16
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 4.76% - 11.81%
As % of the Vendors category 8.70% - 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£373 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £329
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -13.04%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Vendors Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 51 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 54.76% 54.84% 51.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 29
Average daily rate £355 £338 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -24.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) BladeLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) CMDB
4 1 (20.00%) SRDF
4 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Data Quality

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) OSPF
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SUSE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) SRDF
2 1 (20.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) BMC
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Brocade
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec