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 7 December 2016 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 125 81 104
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 11 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 1.48% 0.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.55% 7.90% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 11
Median daily rate £415 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.28% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £184 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £408 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £21.00 £35.58
% change year-on-year
+138.09% -40.96%
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
431 481 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.73% 18.80% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 186 225
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.88 £20.10 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -1 4 - - 1
Worcestershire +2 3 £415 +167.74%
Birmingham -14 2 - - 2
Warwickshire -3 1 £435 -
Coventry -11 1 - -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (91.89%) Red Hat
3 20 (54.05%) Puppet
3 20 (54.05%) DevOps
4 17 (45.95%) Configuration Management
5 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (43.24%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (35.14%) DNS
8 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
8 12 (32.43%) Scrum
8 12 (32.43%) Docker
8 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (29.73%) Private Cloud
9 11 (29.73%) IaaS
9 11 (29.73%) JSON
9 11 (29.73%) REST
9 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
9 11 (29.73%) PaaS
9 11 (29.73%) HTTP
10 10 (27.03%) CentOS
11 9 (24.32%) AIX
12 8 (21.62%) Oracle
13 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
15 5 (13.51%) Server Building
15 5 (13.51%) Microsoft

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 11 (29.73%) OpenStack
2 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.41%) Liferay
5 1 (2.70%) Confluence
5 1 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) IaaS
1 11 (29.73%) PaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) DNS
2 11 (29.73%) HTTP
3 4 (10.81%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (2.70%) OpenVPN
5 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SSH
5 1 (2.70%) WAAS
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (10.81%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.81%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
4 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.70%) HBase
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.70%) Ant
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA
2 1 (2.70%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.70%) JUnit
2 1 (2.70%) Liquibase
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
2 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Architect
1 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) DBA
2 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) JSON
1 11 (29.73%) REST
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.70%) MCollective
3 1 (2.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Private Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.70%) HP Superdome
2 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (27.03%) CentOS
3 9 (24.32%) AIX
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 3 (8.11%) HPUX
5 3 (8.11%) SUSE
6 2 (5.41%) Unix
7 1 (2.70%) Windows
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) DevOps
2 17 (45.95%) Configuration Management
3 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Continuous Delivery
4 12 (32.43%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.51%) Server Building
7 4 (10.81%) ITIL
7 4 (10.81%) Service Management
8 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.11%) Migration
8 3 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
9 2 (5.41%) Open Source
10 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.70%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.70%) Network Design
10 1 (2.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) Korn
3 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (32.43%) Docker
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) HDFS
5 1 (2.70%) Postfix
5 1 (2.70%) Squid
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
5 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Puppet
2 16 (43.24%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Ansible
4 1 (2.70%) Consul
4 1 (2.70%) Ganglia
4 1 (2.70%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (2.70%) Kibana
4 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.70%) logstash
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (2.70%) Packer
4 1 (2.70%) Rancher
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
4 1 (2.70%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Red Hat
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Oracle
4 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.70%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.70%) CA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) HP
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) SAP
6 1 (2.70%) Sonatype