The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 56 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 0.25% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.12% 1.56% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £345 - £204
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 - £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £221
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £374
% change year-on-year
- +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -5.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
147 128 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.07% 15.78% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 66 65
Average daily rate £325 £308 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.00 £22.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
2 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
3 11 (61.11%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) AIX
5 8 (44.44%) Service Management
5 8 (44.44%) Veritas
5 8 (44.44%) Solaris
6 7 (38.89%) Cognizant
6 7 (38.89%) NFS
6 7 (38.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (38.89%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (33.33%) SLA
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Windows
8 5 (27.78%) CMDB
8 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
9 4 (22.22%) SSL
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) SSH
10 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
10 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
10 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 3 (16.67%) HP
10 3 (16.67%) SAML
10 3 (16.67%) Apache
10 3 (16.67%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Apache
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) SSL
2 3 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 3 (16.67%) SSH
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) IPsec
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Administrator
2 8 (44.44%) Unix Administrator
3 7 (38.89%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
6 2 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Java Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Technical Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) SAML
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) CMDB
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Unix
3 10 (55.56%) AIX
4 8 (44.44%) Solaris
5 5 (27.78%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (11.11%) CentOS
7 2 (11.11%) HPUX
8 1 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) Service Management
3 7 (38.89%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Korn
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) NFS
1 7 (38.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 8 (44.44%) Veritas
3 7 (38.89%) Cognizant
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) ServiceNow
6 3 (16.67%) F5
6 3 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (11.11%) VMware
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) SAP