The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 23 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 Vendors 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 53 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.33% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£348 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.90 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+77.82% -36.26%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
338 307 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.77% 50.66% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 137 143
Average daily rate £320 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £218 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 20
Average hourly rate £11.85 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £28.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat 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.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) HPUX
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) AIX
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 3 (37.50%) BMC
6 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
6 3 (37.50%) Veritas
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) CMDB
6 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (25.00%) HP
8 1 (12.50%) RHCE
8 1 (12.50%) CA
8 1 (12.50%) Sun
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) NFS
8 1 (12.50%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) SLA
8 1 (12.50%) ITIL
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) SAN Storage Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (12.50%) Storage Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) CMDB
2 1 (12.50%) LPAR
2 1 (12.50%) HP StorageWorks
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) HPUX
4 5 (62.50%) AIX
5 3 (37.50%) Solaris
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) SRDF
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (37.50%) BMC
3 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 2 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Sun