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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
Rank 119 110 110
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 23 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.01% 2.07% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 6
Median daily rate £400 £375 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +76.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £315 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £34.09 £46.25
% change year-on-year
-41.32% -26.30%
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
574 386 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.22% 16.08% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 320 200 211
Median daily rate £395 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.69% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £142 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 63 80
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £11.57 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £26.50 £23.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 29 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Birmingham -9 5 £400 - 2
Shropshire -31 4 - - 5
Warwickshire - 4 £343 -
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Worcestershire - 1 £400 -
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (80.77%) Red Hat
3 18 (34.62%) AIX
4 17 (32.69%) Oracle
5 16 (30.77%) Puppet
6 13 (25.00%) DevOps
6 13 (25.00%) ITIL
7 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (23.08%) CentOS
8 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
9 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
9 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
10 9 (17.31%) Windows
10 9 (17.31%) VMware
10 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
11 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
11 8 (15.38%) Solaris
11 8 (15.38%) Unix
11 8 (15.38%) Java
11 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
12 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
12 7 (13.46%) Migration
12 7 (13.46%) Service Management
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle RAC
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 12c
13 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell

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 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
2 5 (9.62%) Liferay
2 5 (9.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.77%) PowerExchange
4 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.92%) JBoss
6 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
2 1 (1.92%) IaaS
2 1 (1.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) SSH
1 6 (11.54%) VLAN
2 5 (9.62%) SSL
3 4 (7.69%) BIG-IP
4 3 (5.77%) DNS
4 3 (5.77%) Kerberos
4 3 (5.77%) SAN
5 2 (3.85%) HTTP
5 2 (3.85%) Internet
5 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (1.92%) DHCP
6 1 (1.92%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.92%) IPsec
6 1 (1.92%) LAN
6 1 (1.92%) LDAP
6 1 (1.92%) VPN
6 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle Database
2 10 (19.23%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (5.77%) PowerCenter
7 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.92%) HBase
8 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) JIRA
3 1 (1.92%) Travis CI
General
1 4 (7.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.92%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Architect
3 7 (13.46%) Administrator
3 7 (13.46%) DBA
4 6 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Informatica Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.85%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle ADF
1 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 4 (7.69%) SAML
3 3 (5.77%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.77%) XML
3 3 (5.77%) XSD
4 1 (1.92%) JSON
4 1 (1.92%) LAMP
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Informatics
3 2 (3.85%) Derivative
3 2 (3.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.92%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.92%) HP Superdome
4 1 (1.92%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) AIX
3 12 (23.08%) CentOS
4 9 (17.31%) Windows
5 8 (15.38%) Solaris
5 8 (15.38%) Unix
6 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 5 (9.62%) HPUX
7 5 (9.62%) SUSE
8 3 (5.77%) Fedora
9 1 (1.92%) Android
9 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) DevOps
1 13 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.46%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
5 6 (11.54%) TOGAF
6 5 (9.62%) Open Source
6 5 (9.62%) System Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
7 4 (7.69%) Server Building
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.77%) Data Transformation
8 3 (5.77%) EAI
8 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Java
2 6 (11.54%) Bash Shell
2 6 (11.54%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.77%) Python
3 3 (5.77%) Scala
3 3 (5.77%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) Korn
4 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) RHCE
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.46%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) Docker
3 2 (3.85%) iptables
3 2 (3.85%) Postfix
4 1 (1.92%) HDFS
4 1 (1.92%) NFS
4 1 (1.92%) vCloud
4 1 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (30.77%) Puppet
2 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.77%) Nagios
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.92%) Ansible
5 1 (1.92%) Ganglia
5 1 (1.92%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.92%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.92%) vRealize
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Red Hat
2 17 (32.69%) Oracle
3 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) VMware
5 5 (9.62%) MuleSoft
6 4 (7.69%) F5
7 3 (5.77%) Atlassian
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Informatica
8 2 (3.85%) 3PAR
8 2 (3.85%) CA
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco
8 2 (3.85%) NetApp
8 2 (3.85%) Veritas
9 1 (1.92%) Cognizant