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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.98% 1.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.44% 4.91% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 15
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £255 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £416 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £10.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+376.19% -72.09%

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
369 468 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.30% 19.90% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 197 226
Median daily rate £364 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £155 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 89
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.85 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +21.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +4 4 £413 +166.12%
Coventry -11 3 - - 1
Birmingham -4 2 - - 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Red Hat
3 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (51.61%) DevOps
5 15 (48.39%) Puppet
5 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
6 14 (45.16%) Scrum
6 14 (45.16%) VMware
6 14 (45.16%) Docker
6 14 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (41.94%) DNS
8 12 (38.71%) IaaS
8 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (35.48%) HTTP
9 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (35.48%) PaaS
10 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
10 10 (32.26%) JSON
10 10 (32.26%) Private Cloud
10 10 (32.26%) REST
10 10 (32.26%) OpenStack
11 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (22.58%) CentOS
12 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (19.35%) AIX
12 6 (19.35%) Apache
13 5 (16.13%) Oracle
13 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
13 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) OpenStack
2 6 (19.35%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
3 1 (3.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.23%) Liferay
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) IaaS
2 11 (35.48%) PaaS
3 7 (22.58%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) DNS
2 11 (35.48%) HTTP
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
5 1 (3.23%) DHCP
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (3.23%) OpenVPN
5 1 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (3.23%) SSH
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.23%) VPN
5 1 (3.23%) WAAS
5 1 (3.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (9.68%) Hudson
3 2 (6.45%) GoCD
4 1 (3.23%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Liquibase
4 1 (3.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
4 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (19.35%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Architect
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) AWS Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Automation Architect
6 1 (3.23%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) JSON
1 10 (32.26%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.23%) MCollective
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (3.23%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Clustering
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) HP Superdome
2 1 (3.23%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) CentOS
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
4 4 (12.90%) Solaris
5 3 (9.68%) SUSE
6 2 (6.45%) Windows
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Fedora
7 1 (3.23%) HPUX
7 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) DevOps
3 15 (48.39%) Configuration Management
4 14 (45.16%) Scrum
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
7 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Low Latency
8 3 (9.68%) Microservices
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
8 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) Bash Shell
1 3 (9.68%) Korn
1 3 (9.68%) Perl
1 3 (9.68%) Python
1 3 (9.68%) Ruby
2 2 (6.45%) Go
2 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CCNP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
3 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Docker
2 11 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Postfix
5 1 (3.23%) Squid
5 1 (3.23%) vCloud
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) Puppet
2 14 (45.16%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (12.90%) Ansible
3 4 (12.90%) Nagios
3 4 (12.90%) Terraform
4 1 (3.23%) Consul
4 1 (3.23%) Kibana
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) logstash
4 1 (3.23%) Packer
4 1 (3.23%) Rancher
4 1 (3.23%) SCCM
4 1 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (3.23%) vRealize
4 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Red Hat
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (6.45%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.23%) AppDynamics
5 1 (3.23%) Citrix
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) Lotus
5 1 (3.23%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.23%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) Sonatype