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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 17 April 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 111 98 89
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.63% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.26% 3.08% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£495 £295 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.79% +76.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £208 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.20% +4.31%
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
522 487 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.26% 20.60% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 235 161
Average daily rate £325 £305 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +10.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 60
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £32.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 8 £500 -
Warwickshire +2 4 £400 -9.09% 1
Birmingham -10 3 £425 +108.58%
Coventry +4 1 £275 -6.77%
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Dudley - - - - 1
Solihull - - - -
West Bromwich - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux.

1 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 38 (86.36%) Red Hat
3 25 (56.82%) Oracle
4 24 (54.55%) UNIX
4 24 (54.55%) Windows
5 23 (52.27%) AIX
6 22 (50.00%) Solaris
7 21 (47.73%) Java
8 19 (43.18%) Open Source
9 17 (38.64%) Puppet
10 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
11 14 (31.82%) Apache
11 14 (31.82%) WebLogic
12 13 (29.55%) J2EE
12 13 (29.55%) JBoss
12 13 (29.55%) Subversion
12 13 (29.55%) Maven
12 13 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (29.55%) Hudson
12 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
12 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
12 13 (29.55%) DevOps
12 13 (29.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 12 (27.27%) Perl
14 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
14 11 (25.00%) ITIL
14 11 (25.00%) BEA
14 11 (25.00%) Confluence
14 11 (25.00%) JIRA
15 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Enterprise Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (31.82%) Apache
1 14 (31.82%) WebLogic
2 13 (29.55%) JBoss
3 11 (25.00%) Confluence
3 11 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 8 (18.18%) Internet
3 7 (15.91%) Firewall
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
3 7 (15.91%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (2.27%) LDAP
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) Oracle Database
2 8 (18.18%) MySQL
3 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 7 (15.91%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) Subversion
1 13 (29.55%) Maven
1 13 (29.55%) Hudson
1 13 (29.55%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Architect
2 16 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (31.82%) Administrator
4 11 (25.00%) Platform Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (13.64%) DBA
6 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Support
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Server Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) J2EE
1 13 (29.55%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (18.18%) XML
3 7 (15.91%) CGI
3 7 (15.91%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (9.09%) CSS
4 4 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) XHTML
5 2 (4.55%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 19 (43.18%) Open Source
2 10 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Celerra
3 3 (6.82%) HP Superdome
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) PACS
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 43 (97.73%) Linux
2 24 (54.55%) UNIX
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) AIX
4 22 (50.00%) Solaris
5 13 (29.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 8 (18.18%) HPUX
7 7 (15.91%) SUSE
8 3 (6.82%) VMS
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) DevOps
2 11 (25.00%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.45%) Configuration Management
3 9 (20.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 7 (15.91%) Analytics
5 7 (15.91%) Service Management
6 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.27%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow
8 1 (2.27%) Workflow Management
8 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 12 (27.27%) Perl
3 7 (15.91%) Ruby
4 5 (11.36%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.82%) SQL
5 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.27%) PHP5
7 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) HL7
1 1 (2.27%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (18.18%) Squid
2 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (9.09%) vCloud
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.82%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Red Hat
2 25 (56.82%) Oracle
3 16 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.00%) BEA
5 9 (20.45%) HP
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) Veritas
8 3 (6.82%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) IBM
10 1 (2.27%) Adobe
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix
10 1 (2.27%) Google
10 1 (2.27%) Brocade
10 1 (2.27%) Zend
10 1 (2.27%) 3PAR
10 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow