The first table below looks at the demand for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham 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 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 of the Operating Systems category for the Birmingham 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 58 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.43% 0.16% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.95% 0.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.49% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+28.47% -10.00%
Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
154 119 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 21.88% 19.60% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 51
Average daily rate £320 £313 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +43.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 14
Average hourly rate £12.13 £16.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.38% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) BMC
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 3 (42.86%) CMDB
5 1 (14.29%) LPAR
5 1 (14.29%) SRDF
5 1 (14.29%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) NFS
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX Administrator
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SAN Storage Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) SAN Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
2 1 (14.29%) LPAR
2 1 (14.29%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) AIX
2 5 (71.43%) HPUX
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SRDF
2 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (14.29%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) NetApp
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) BMC
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) CA