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 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 80 103 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -22
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 27 6 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.25% 0.29% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.50% 1.56% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 8
Average daily rate
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£431 - £361
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 - £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £23.80 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+63.86% +10.69%
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
491 385 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.70% 18.47% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 194 138
Average daily rate £350 £305 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £154 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 55 64
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 2 £348 - 1
Warwickshire - 2 £269 - 1
Coventry - - - - 2
Dudley - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 42 (97.67%) Linux
2 37 (86.05%) Red Hat
3 28 (65.12%) UNIX
4 23 (53.49%) AIX
5 21 (48.84%) Solaris
6 20 (46.51%) Windows
7 17 (39.53%) Oracle
8 14 (32.56%) Java
8 14 (32.56%) WebLogic
9 13 (30.23%) J2EE
9 13 (30.23%) JBoss
9 13 (30.23%) Apache
9 13 (30.23%) Maven
9 13 (30.23%) Subversion
9 13 (30.23%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (30.23%) Hudson
9 13 (30.23%) Puppet
9 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
9 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database
9 13 (30.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (27.91%) HP
11 11 (25.58%) ITIL
11 11 (25.58%) BEA
11 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
11 11 (25.58%) HPUX
11 11 (25.58%) Perl
11 11 (25.58%) JIRA
11 11 (25.58%) Open Source
11 11 (25.58%) Confluence
11 11 (25.58%) DevOps

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (32.56%) WebLogic
2 13 (30.23%) JBoss
2 13 (30.23%) Apache
3 11 (25.58%) Tomcat
3 11 (25.58%) Confluence
4 3 (6.98%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.33%) TPMS
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.33%) CICS
5 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe CQ
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 4 (9.30%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) ATM
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) SMS
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Informix
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Maven
1 13 (30.23%) Subversion
1 13 (30.23%) Hudson
1 13 (30.23%) Jenkins
2 11 (25.58%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Architect
2 17 (39.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Platform Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Integration Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Java Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Support Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) J2EE
1 13 (30.23%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (6.98%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.65%) XML
4 1 (2.33%) HTML5
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) JavaBeans
4 1 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (2.33%) EJB
4 1 (2.33%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) OSGi
4 1 (2.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Open Source
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Celerra
3 2 (4.65%) PACS
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Linux
2 28 (65.12%) UNIX
3 23 (53.49%) AIX
4 21 (48.84%) Solaris
5 20 (46.51%) Windows
6 13 (30.23%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 11 (25.58%) HPUX
8 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.98%) VMS
8 3 (6.98%) zOS
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps
2 10 (23.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Service Management
6 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow Management
7 2 (4.65%) Workflow
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.33%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.33%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.33%) Scrum
8 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) Java
2 11 (25.58%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
4 1 (2.33%) VB
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ISSAP
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) HL7
1 2 (4.65%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) Squid
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) Puppet
2 4 (9.30%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 37 (86.05%) Red Hat
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 12 (27.91%) HP
4 11 (25.58%) BEA
5 8 (18.60%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 4 (9.30%) IBM
8 3 (6.98%) NetApp
8 3 (6.98%) EMC
8 3 (6.98%) SAP
9 1 (2.33%) Brocade
9 1 (2.33%) Google
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Adobe
9 1 (2.33%) CA
9 1 (2.33%) Sybase
9 1 (2.33%) 3PAR