The table below looks at the statistics for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 107 114 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 28 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.97% 0.56% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.59% 2.91% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 7
Median daily rate £425 £495 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +67.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £375 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £540 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
610 516 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 19.16% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 261 231
Median daily rate £363 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £148 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 71
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.85 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +9.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 8 £350 - 1
Warwickshire +1 6 £355 -11.25%
Worcestershire - 5 £425 -
Shropshire -33 4 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 35 (68.63%) Red Hat
3 20 (39.22%) AIX
4 17 (33.33%) Unix
5 16 (31.37%) ITIL
5 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (27.45%) Oracle
6 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
7 13 (25.49%) Windows
7 13 (25.49%) Service Management
7 13 (25.49%) Migration
8 12 (23.53%) Solaris
9 10 (19.61%) Web Services
9 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
9 10 (19.61%) Data Transformation
9 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
10 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
10 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
11 8 (15.69%) XML
11 8 (15.69%) XSD
11 8 (15.69%) EAI
11 8 (15.69%) ETL
11 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (15.69%) Veritas
11 8 (15.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 8 (15.69%) Informatica
11 8 (15.69%) PowerCenter
11 8 (15.69%) PowerExchange

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (15.69%) PowerExchange
1 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.88%) Liferay
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.96%) JBoss
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.96%) GitHub
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) SSH
2 4 (7.84%) SSL
3 3 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 3 (5.88%) HTTP
3 3 (5.88%) Kerberos
3 3 (5.88%) LDAP
3 3 (5.88%) VLAN
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.96%) DHCP
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.96%) Internet
5 1 (1.96%) IPsec
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
5 1 (1.96%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Database
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (15.69%) PowerCenter
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (11.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.96%) MySQL
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (7.84%) Finance
1 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Administrator
2 10 (19.61%) Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Informatica Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Unix Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) DBA
7 4 (7.84%) Designer
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Network Designer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.92%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Web Services
2 8 (15.69%) WebSphere MQ
2 8 (15.69%) XML
2 8 (15.69%) XSD
3 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (5.88%) SAML
4 2 (3.92%) JMS
4 2 (3.92%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.96%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
1 6 (11.76%) Informatics
2 5 (9.80%) CMDB
3 2 (3.92%) Derivative
3 2 (3.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.96%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 41 (80.39%) Linux
2 20 (39.22%) AIX
3 17 (33.33%) Unix
4 13 (25.49%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) Solaris
6 9 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 6 (11.76%) CentOS
8 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.84%) SUSE
10 3 (5.88%) HPUX
11 2 (3.92%) Fedora
12 1 (1.96%) Android
12 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Migration
2 13 (25.49%) Service Management
3 10 (19.61%) Data Transformation
4 8 (15.69%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (15.69%) EAI
4 8 (15.69%) ETL
4 8 (15.69%) Workflow
5 7 (13.73%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (7.84%) Network Management
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (7.84%) System Testing
9 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Open Source
9 3 (5.88%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Java
2 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
3 3 (5.88%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) Scala
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) Korn
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) Data Quality
2 6 (11.76%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) NFS
1 7 (13.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.84%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) iptables
3 2 (3.92%) Postfix
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vCloud
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Puppet
2 2 (3.92%) Nagios
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (1.96%) Ansible
3 1 (1.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Red Hat
2 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Informatica
3 8 (15.69%) Veritas
4 7 (13.73%) Cognizant
4 7 (13.73%) VMware
5 5 (9.80%) ServiceNow
6 4 (7.84%) EMC
6 4 (7.84%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Splunk
7 3 (5.88%) F5
7 3 (5.88%) MuleSoft
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) Atlassian
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
9 1 (1.96%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
9 1 (1.96%) SAP