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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
London / Croydon
Rank 20 26 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 9 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 5.14% 3.90% 7.38%
As % of the Vendors category 10.98% 17.74% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 8
Median daily rate £469 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.31% -2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £375 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.37% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year +19.56% -42.85%  

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 82 62 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 46.86% 21.99% 63.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 46 63
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £595 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.11
% change year-on-year -17.50% +16.89%  

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

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (75.00%) CentOS
4 8 (66.67%) yum
4 8 (66.67%) KVM
4 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 8 (66.67%) LDAP
4 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (50.00%) Server Building
7 5 (41.67%) Puppet
8 4 (33.33%) Spread Betting
8 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (33.33%) DevOps
9 3 (25.00%) Docker
9 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (25.00%) Java
9 3 (25.00%) Scrum
10 2 (16.67%) Ansible
10 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
10 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (16.67%) Microservices

Red Hat
Top Related 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Jetty
2 1 (8.33%) Mule ESB
2 1 (8.33%) nginx
2 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (8.33%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (8.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
1 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
1 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
2 1 (8.33%) GitLab
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Mercurial
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) VMWare Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (33.33%) Senior VMWare Administrator
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Management Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) Senior WebOps Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Spring
1 2 (16.67%) Spring Security
2 1 (8.33%) boto
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Spread Betting
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) CentOS
2 9 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Server Building
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) DevOps
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (8.33%) Auto-Scaling
5 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
1 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (66.67%) KVM
2 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (25.00%) Docker
3 3 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (8.33%) HDFS
4 1 (8.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) yum
2 5 (41.67%) Puppet
3 2 (16.67%) Ansible
3 2 (16.67%) Kubernetes
4 1 (8.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (8.33%) Kibana
4 1 (8.33%) logstash
4 1 (8.33%) Terraform
4 1 (8.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Google
2 1 (8.33%) Hortonworks