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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 47 49 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.50% 0.67% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 1.46% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £355 £348 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +54.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
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
313 274 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.07% 46.05% 51.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 138 142
Average daily rate £363 £360 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +14.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £211 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.06 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £30.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Unix
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (78.95%) Solaris
5 14 (73.68%) AIX
5 14 (73.68%) Veritas
6 13 (68.42%) Cognizant
6 13 (68.42%) Service Management
6 13 (68.42%) ITIL
6 13 (68.42%) NFS
6 13 (68.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 13 (68.42%) Performance Analysis
7 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
7 10 (52.63%) CMDB
7 10 (52.63%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) HP
9 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.53%) Puppet
10 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (10.53%) Banking
10 2 (10.53%) Project Management
11 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
11 1 (5.26%) Middleware
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (5.26%) Validation
11 1 (5.26%) Migration
11 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Administrator
1 10 (52.63%) Unix Administrator
2 9 (47.37%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (42.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (26.32%) Solaris Engineer
4 5 (26.32%) Unix Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) AIX Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (5.26%) Programme Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Senior Veritas Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.26%) Veritas Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CGI
1 1 (5.26%) Flash
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) Unix
3 16 (84.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (78.95%) Solaris
5 14 (73.68%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) HPUX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
1 13 (68.42%) Performance Analysis
1 13 (68.42%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) NFS
1 13 (68.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 1 (5.26%) FlexNet
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Veritas
2 13 (68.42%) Cognizant
3 10 (52.63%) ServiceNow
4 3 (15.79%) HP
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SAP