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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 98 97 100
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 17 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.41% 0.93% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 5
Average daily rate
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£388 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £23.78 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+26.18% -11.94%
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
499 428 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.80% 20.94% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 208 187
Average daily rate £325 £307 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.03% -4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 73 61
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.50 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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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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
Warwickshire - 3 £325 -
Birmingham -4 1 £200 - 1
Coventry - - - -
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 24 November 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 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 37 (92.50%) Red Hat
3 29 (72.50%) UNIX
4 19 (47.50%) Windows
5 15 (37.50%) HPUX
6 12 (30.00%) HP
6 12 (30.00%) Solaris
6 12 (30.00%) ITIL
6 12 (30.00%) AIX
6 12 (30.00%) Oracle
7 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
7 9 (22.50%) Java
8 8 (20.00%) Maven
8 8 (20.00%) Subversion
8 8 (20.00%) Puppet
8 8 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
8 8 (20.00%) Hudson
8 8 (20.00%) J2EE
8 8 (20.00%) JBoss
8 8 (20.00%) Apache
8 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
9 7 (17.50%) IBM
9 7 (17.50%) BEA
9 7 (17.50%) Confluence
9 7 (17.50%) JIRA
9 7 (17.50%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.00%) JBoss
2 8 (20.00%) Apache
3 7 (17.50%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.50%) Confluence
4 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.50%) TPMS
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (2.50%) CICS
6 1 (2.50%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (2.50%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) ATM
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) SMS
3 1 (2.50%) VoIP
3 1 (2.50%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Informix
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Subversion
1 8 (20.00%) Maven
1 8 (20.00%) Hudson
1 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (17.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (17.50%) Administrator
4 6 (15.00%) Platform Architect
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) UNIX Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Messaging Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) J2EE
1 8 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (15.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) EDI
4 1 (2.50%) JavaBeans
4 1 (2.50%) EJB
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) OSGi
4 1 (2.50%) CSS3
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.00%) Open Source
3 4 (10.00%) DataPower
4 2 (5.00%) PACS
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.50%) Replication
5 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 29 (72.50%) UNIX
3 19 (47.50%) Windows
4 15 (37.50%) HPUX
5 12 (30.00%) Solaris
5 12 (30.00%) AIX
6 8 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 6 (15.00%) zOS
8 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.00%) DevOps
3 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Service Management
5 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) B2B
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Workflow Management
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.50%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (5.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISSAP
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) HL7
1 2 (5.00%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Squid
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 37 (92.50%) Red Hat
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) HP
3 7 (17.50%) BEA
3 7 (17.50%) VMware
3 7 (17.50%) IBM
4 5 (12.50%) SAP
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.50%) Sybase
7 1 (2.50%) BMC
7 1 (2.50%) CA
7 1 (2.50%) NetApp
7 1 (2.50%) Lotus
7 1 (2.50%) Adobe
7 1 (2.50%) Google
7 1 (2.50%) Brocade
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