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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.85% 0.79% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 1.61% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £338 £280 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.53% +3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.50%

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
315 310 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 53.30% 48.74% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 151 126
Median daily rate £350 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 19
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £10.73 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Apache
4 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 3 (30.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) RHCE
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (30.00%) Brocade
4 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (30.00%) IBM PureFlex
4 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring

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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) IBM PureFlex
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAAS
3 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Deployment Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (30.00%) HPUX
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (30.00%) Coaching
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) RHCE
2 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) AppDynamics
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper
5 1 (10.00%) Lotus
5 1 (10.00%) SAP