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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 105 109 99
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 0.095% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.32% 0.52% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 12
Average daily rate
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£238 £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £438 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £438 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £100.00 £30.63 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+226.53% -2.00%
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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
533 386 444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.73% 18.29% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 200 226
Average daily rate £303 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £159 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 60 42
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.16 £23.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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
Coventry - 12 £238 -
Warwickshire -5 4 £415 -5.08% 1
Birmingham -2 2 £200 -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
1 37 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 33 (89.19%) UNIX
3 27 (72.97%) HPUX
4 14 (37.84%) VMware
5 12 (32.43%) ITIL
5 12 (32.43%) HP
6 10 (27.03%) SAN
6 10 (27.03%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) IBM
7 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
8 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 6 (16.22%) AIX
8 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (16.22%) zOS
8 6 (16.22%) NetApp
9 5 (13.51%) SAP
9 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (10.81%) DataPower
10 4 (10.81%) Oracle
10 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
10 4 (10.81%) Lotus
10 4 (10.81%) CA
10 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
11 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
11 3 (8.11%) CA SiteMinder
11 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
11 3 (8.11%) LDAP
11 3 (8.11%) SSL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 6 (16.22%) WebSphere
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.70%) TPMS
4 1 (2.70%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) SAN
2 3 (8.11%) LDAP
2 3 (8.11%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) ATM
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) VoIP
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Informix
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (27.03%) Administrator
3 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Technical Support
6 4 (10.81%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) UNIX Support
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Architect
7 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (8.11%) XML
3 2 (5.41%) EDI
4 1 (2.70%) JavaBeans
4 1 (2.70%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) DataPower
1 4 (10.81%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (89.19%) UNIX
3 27 (72.97%) HPUX
4 10 (27.03%) Windows
5 6 (16.22%) AIX
5 6 (16.22%) zOS
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Identity Management
4 2 (5.41%) B2B
5 1 (2.70%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.70%) TDD
5 1 (2.70%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.70%) Scrum
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
1 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
2 2 (5.41%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (5.41%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) HP
4 7 (18.92%) IBM
5 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 5 (13.51%) SAP
7 4 (10.81%) Oracle
7 4 (10.81%) Lotus
7 4 (10.81%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) BMC
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.70%) Sybase