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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 113 106 95
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.63% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% 2.97% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £335 £380
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £36.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-1.37% +6.61%
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
413 505 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.39% 21.26% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 231 145
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £163 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 77 55
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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
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 June 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 -9 3 - - 2
Shropshire - 3 £450 -
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 30 June 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 24 (96.00%) Linux
1 24 (96.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 12 (48.00%) Windows
5 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (44.00%) UNIX
6 10 (40.00%) Solaris
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 8 (32.00%) MySQL
8 8 (32.00%) Java
8 8 (32.00%) Firewall
8 8 (32.00%) VMware
9 7 (28.00%) SUSE
9 7 (28.00%) Internet
9 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
9 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) XML
9 7 (28.00%) AIX
9 7 (28.00%) CGI
9 7 (28.00%) SSL
9 7 (28.00%) Ruby
9 7 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails
9 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
10 6 (24.00%) Analytics
11 5 (20.00%) Service Management
11 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (20.00%) HP
11 5 (20.00%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (32.00%) Firewall
3 7 (28.00%) Internet
3 7 (28.00%) SSL
4 4 (16.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (28.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Hudson
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (4.00%) Maven
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Administrator
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
2 6 (24.00%) DBA
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Developer
4 3 (12.00%) HPUX Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Support
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) XML
1 7 (28.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 7 (28.00%) CGI
2 3 (12.00%) CSS
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
3 2 (8.00%) XHTML
3 2 (8.00%) Ajax
4 1 (4.00%) J2EE
4 1 (4.00%) HTML5
4 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) HP Superdome
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Linux
2 12 (48.00%) Windows
3 11 (44.00%) UNIX
4 10 (40.00%) Solaris
5 7 (28.00%) AIX
5 7 (28.00%) SUSE
6 5 (20.00%) HPUX
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
1 9 (36.00%) Open Source
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Analytics
4 5 (20.00%) Service Management
4 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 3 (12.00%) DevOps
6 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Ruby
3 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.00%) VB
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (16.00%) vCloud
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Red Hat
2 16 (64.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (52.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 5 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) Veritas
7 1 (4.00%) BEA
7 1 (4.00%) Zend
7 1 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec