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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 68 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 1.29% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £29.17 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -10.24%
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
394 387 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.04% 47.66% 50.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 257 180
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 14
Median hourly rate £11.80 £26.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.61% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £12.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £30.00 £27.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 26 May 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 6 (40.00%) Veritas
5 5 (33.33%) Service Management
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Cognizant
5 5 (33.33%) CMDB
5 5 (33.33%) NFS
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) SLA
6 4 (26.67%) IBM
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Firmware
6 4 (26.67%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 4 (26.67%) SCOM

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 (26.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DNS
1 4 (26.67%) Firewall
1 4 (26.67%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
3 4 (26.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Hardware Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) AIX Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CMDB
2 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
3 7 (46.67%) AIX
3 7 (46.67%) Solaris
4 1 (6.67%) CentOS
4 1 (6.67%) HPUX
4 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
1 5 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 5 (33.33%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) C
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) LPIC
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) NFS
1 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Backup Exec
1 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
1 4 (26.67%) SCOM
2 2 (13.33%) Puppet
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Veritas
2 5 (33.33%) Cognizant
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) ServiceNow
4 3 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) SAP