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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 118 109 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 27 6 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.25% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.71% 1.55% 4.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 13
Median daily rate £463 £300 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £300 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-48.05% -16.75%
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
573 386 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.24% 15.90% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 181 229
Median daily rate £390 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.58% +10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £150 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 61 78
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.00 £30.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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
Shropshire -19 11 - -
Birmingham -7 5 £400 - 2
Warwickshire - 4 £350 -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 August 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 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 22 (40.00%) Puppet
4 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (34.55%) DevOps
6 16 (29.09%) Oracle
6 16 (29.09%) AIX
7 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
8 14 (25.45%) VMware
8 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
9 13 (23.64%) ITIL
10 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (20.00%) Scrum
10 11 (20.00%) CentOS
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
11 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (16.36%) DNS
12 9 (16.36%) Docker
12 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
13 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
13 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
13 8 (14.55%) Migration
13 8 (14.55%) Service Management
13 8 (14.55%) Oracle EBS
13 8 (14.55%) HTTP
13 8 (14.55%) Java
14 7 (12.73%) Windows
14 7 (12.73%) Solaris

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 7 (12.73%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.91%) Apache
2 6 (10.91%) WebLogic
3 5 (9.09%) Liferay
3 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (5.45%) PowerExchange
5 3 (5.45%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.82%) Confluence
6 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.82%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.73%) IaaS
1 7 (12.73%) PaaS
2 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) DNS
2 8 (14.55%) HTTP
3 7 (12.73%) SSH
4 6 (10.91%) VLAN
5 5 (9.09%) SSL
6 4 (7.27%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.45%) Kerberos
8 2 (3.64%) SAN
8 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.82%) DHCP
9 1 (1.82%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.82%) Internet
9 1 (1.82%) IPsec
9 1 (1.82%) LDAP
9 1 (1.82%) OpenLDAP
9 1 (1.82%) OpenVPN
9 1 (1.82%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 8 (14.55%) NoSQL
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (10.91%) RDBMS
5 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (5.45%) PowerCenter
8 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.82%) HBase
9 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.64%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Ant
3 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (1.82%) JUnit
3 1 (1.82%) Liquibase
3 1 (1.82%) Maven
3 1 (1.82%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (5.45%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.82%) Law
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) Developer
4 6 (10.91%) DBA
4 6 (10.91%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 5 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.64%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) DevOps Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) JSON
1 7 (12.73%) REST
2 5 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 4 (7.27%) SAML
4 3 (5.45%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) XSD
5 1 (1.82%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.82%) LAMP
5 1 (1.82%) MCollective
5 1 (1.82%) Middleware
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.82%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Private Cloud
2 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.45%) Informatics
4 2 (3.64%) Derivative
4 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.82%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.82%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) AIX
3 11 (20.00%) CentOS
4 7 (12.73%) Solaris
4 7 (12.73%) Windows
5 6 (10.91%) SUSE
6 5 (9.09%) Unix
7 4 (7.27%) HPUX
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (5.45%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) DevOps
3 15 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 13 (23.64%) ITIL
5 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 8 (14.55%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (14.55%) Migration
6 8 (14.55%) Service Management
7 7 (12.73%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.73%) TOGAF
8 5 (9.09%) Open Source
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.09%) Server Building
8 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) System Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.27%) Workflow
10 3 (5.45%) EAI
10 3 (5.45%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Java
2 7 (12.73%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.45%) Scala
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) SQL
6 1 (1.82%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Security Cleared
2 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) RHCE
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
4 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Docker
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (5.45%) Postfix
4 2 (3.64%) iptables
4 2 (3.64%) vCloud
5 1 (1.82%) HDFS
5 1 (1.82%) Squid
5 1 (1.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (40.00%) Puppet
2 14 (25.45%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.45%) Nagios
4 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.82%) Ansible
5 1 (1.82%) Consul
5 1 (1.82%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.82%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.82%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.82%) Kibana
5 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.82%) logstash
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.82%) Packer
5 1 (1.82%) Rancher
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.82%) Terraform
5 1 (1.82%) vRealize
5 1 (1.82%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 16 (29.09%) Oracle
3 14 (25.45%) VMware
4 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (9.09%) MuleSoft
6 4 (7.27%) F5
7 3 (5.45%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.45%) Informatica
8 2 (3.64%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.64%) CA
8 2 (3.64%) Cisco
8 2 (3.64%) HP
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) AppDynamics
9 1 (1.82%) Sonatype