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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 49 - 39
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 4 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% - 2.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% - 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 8
Average daily rate
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£348 - £361
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 - £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -5.68%
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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
270 290 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.23% 50.88% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 145 80
Average daily rate £356 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £9.85 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.50 £33.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) UNIX
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
3 8 (61.54%) Solaris
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) VB
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) VBA
7 4 (30.77%) IBM
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (30.77%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (15.38%) Oracle
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) CAD
10 1 (7.69%) Siemens
10 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX Support
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
3 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) UNIX
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) Solaris
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) AIX
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) CAD
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) VB
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 5 (38.46%) VBA
3 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Perl
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Siemens
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Sun