The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon 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 23 June 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.

Red Hat
London / Croydon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 23 17
Rank change year-on-year -10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 11 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.61% 7.08% 9.93%
As % of the Vendors category 14.47% 20.24% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 8
Median daily rate £463 £393 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.83% -3.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £441 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +31.94% +20.00%  

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 Croydon.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 76 84 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 38.78% 35.00% 60.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 51 62
Median daily rate £450 £433 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.92% +23.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 18 (90.00%) Linux
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (85.00%) CentOS
3 16 (80.00%) VMware
4 15 (75.00%) Ubuntu
4 15 (75.00%) Firewall
4 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (70.00%) Windows
5 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
6 13 (65.00%) Puppet
7 12 (60.00%) LDAP
7 12 (60.00%) DNS
7 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (60.00%) yum
7 12 (60.00%) KVM
8 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (35.00%) Server Building
10 6 (30.00%) DevOps
10 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (30.00%) Spread Betting
11 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 4 (20.00%) Java
11 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (20.00%) Ansible
11 4 (20.00%) Docker
11 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
12 3 (15.00%) HDFS
12 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud

Red Hat
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 2 (10.00%) Confluence
2 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) Jetty
3 1 (5.00%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (15.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (10.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) DNS
2 12 (60.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
3 2 (10.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) Linux Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) Systems Administrator
2 12 (60.00%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Senior VMWare Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
1 2 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (10.00%) Node.js
1 2 (10.00%) Spring
1 2 (10.00%) Spring Security
2 1 (5.00%) boto
2 1 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Spread Betting
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) CentOS
3 15 (75.00%) Ubuntu
4 14 (70.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (10.00%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Server Building
2 6 (30.00%) DevOps
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.00%) Microservices
4 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) Python
3 3 (15.00%) Ruby
4 2 (10.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (60.00%) KVM
2 12 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (20.00%) Docker
5 3 (15.00%) HDFS
6 2 (10.00%) Squid
7 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (65.00%) Puppet
2 12 (60.00%) yum
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (15.00%) Terraform
5 2 (10.00%) Consul
5 2 (10.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (10.00%) Kibana
5 2 (10.00%) logstash
5 2 (10.00%) Nagios
5 2 (10.00%) Packer
5 2 (10.00%) Prometheus
5 2 (10.00%) rkt
5 2 (10.00%) Sysdig
5 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) ForgeRock
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (5.00%) Hortonworks