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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 90 94 103
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 24 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.69% 1.19% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £370
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £33.40 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+8.53% +55.34%
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
512 419 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.00% 19.64% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 208 165
Average daily rate £338 £315 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 67 65
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.28 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.50 £29.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
Warwickshire - 2 £325 -
Birmingham -5 1 £270 -
Coventry - - - - 1
Dudley - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 42 (89.36%) Red Hat
3 35 (74.47%) UNIX
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
5 20 (42.55%) AIX
6 18 (38.30%) Solaris
7 16 (34.04%) HPUX
7 16 (34.04%) Oracle
8 14 (29.79%) HP
9 13 (27.66%) WebLogic
9 13 (27.66%) Java
9 13 (27.66%) ITIL
10 12 (25.53%) Apache
10 12 (25.53%) J2EE
10 12 (25.53%) JBoss
10 12 (25.53%) Subversion
10 12 (25.53%) Maven
10 12 (25.53%) Puppet
10 12 (25.53%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (25.53%) Hudson
10 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
10 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
10 12 (25.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 10 (21.28%) DevOps
11 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (21.28%) Open Source
11 10 (21.28%) Confluence
11 10 (21.28%) JIRA
11 10 (21.28%) BEA
11 10 (21.28%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (27.66%) WebLogic
2 12 (25.53%) Apache
2 12 (25.53%) JBoss
3 10 (21.28%) Confluence
3 10 (21.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (12.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.26%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.13%) TPMS
6 1 (2.13%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.13%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.13%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) NAS
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) LDAP
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) ATM
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) SMS
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.13%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Subversion
1 12 (25.53%) Maven
1 12 (25.53%) Hudson
1 12 (25.53%) Jenkins
2 10 (21.28%) JIRA
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Architect
2 14 (29.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Platform Architect
3 10 (21.28%) Administrator
4 7 (14.89%) Analyst
5 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.64%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.51%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Integration Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) J2EE
1 12 (25.53%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (12.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (4.26%) EDI
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) HTML5
4 1 (2.13%) OSGi
4 1 (2.13%) CSS3
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) EJB
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (21.28%) Open Source
2 4 (8.51%) DataPower
3 2 (4.26%) Celerra
3 2 (4.26%) PACS
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 46 (97.87%) Linux
2 35 (74.47%) UNIX
3 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 20 (42.55%) AIX
5 18 (38.30%) Solaris
6 16 (34.04%) HPUX
7 12 (25.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (12.77%) zOS
9 2 (4.26%) VMS
9 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
2 10 (21.28%) DevOps
3 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (12.77%) Migration
5 5 (10.64%) Service Management
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.26%) B2B
8 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow Management
8 2 (4.26%) Workflow
9 1 (2.13%) Analytics
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Scrum
9 1 (2.13%) Supplier Management
9 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
9 1 (2.13%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) Perl
3 5 (10.64%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) VB
5 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.13%) ISSAP
2 1 (2.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) HL7
1 2 (4.26%) DICOM
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Squid
2 4 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (25.53%) Puppet
2 4 (8.51%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Red Hat
2 16 (34.04%) Oracle
3 14 (29.79%) HP
4 10 (21.28%) BEA
5 7 (14.89%) IBM
6 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) VMware
7 5 (10.64%) SAP
8 3 (6.38%) NetApp
9 2 (4.26%) EMC
10 1 (2.13%) Google
10 1 (2.13%) Brocade
10 1 (2.13%) Sybase
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco
10 1 (2.13%) Adobe
10 1 (2.13%) BMC
10 1 (2.13%) CA
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