The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 24 August 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.

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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 66 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 0.41% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.09 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-37.66% +30.95%
Red Hat
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
392 319 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.78% 43.76% 50.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 155 203
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £11.88 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Red Hat.

1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) SSL
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 4 (44.44%) SCCM
4 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) LPIC
4 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
4 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
5 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) Puppet
5 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Presales
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Server Building
6 2 (22.22%) Finance

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) SSL
2 1 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Server Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) HPUX
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) LPIC
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Backup Exec
1 4 (44.44%) NetBackup
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
1 4 (44.44%) SCOM
2 3 (33.33%) Puppet
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (11.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle