The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 103 82 96
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 21 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.40% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 2.84% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 5
Average daily rate £313 £425 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
Red Hat
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1187 1091 1014
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.16% 49.39% 48.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 555 494
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 104 60
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.41 £17.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.59% -6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £29.00 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat
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 across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Red Hat
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 across the West Midlands region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Red Hat
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 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 10 £355 +2.15% 5
Solihull - 4 - -
Wolverhampton +2 2 £244 -25.00%
Warwickshire +3 1 - - 1
Shropshire -35 1 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat 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.

1 52 (83.87%) Linux
2 45 (72.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (67.74%) Solaris
4 32 (51.61%) Unix
5 30 (48.39%) AIX
6 29 (46.77%) ITIL
7 28 (45.16%) Service Management
8 23 (37.10%) Windows
9 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
10 16 (25.81%) EMC
10 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (24.19%) Network Management
11 15 (24.19%) Cisco
11 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (22.58%) Veritas
13 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.97%) Cognizant
13 13 (20.97%) CCNA
13 13 (20.97%) NFS
13 13 (20.97%) Perl
13 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (20.97%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (19.35%) CA Spectrum
14 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (19.35%) System Testing
14 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.35%) CA
15 11 (17.74%) CiscoWorks
15 11 (17.74%) e-Health

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.23%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) Apache
2 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) GitHub
1 2 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) DNS
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
1 2 (3.23%) LAN
1 2 (3.23%) NAS
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) WLAN
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 6 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Architect
2 12 (19.35%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (17.74%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Administrator
4 10 (16.13%) Unix Administrator
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (14.52%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (12.90%) Technical Architect
6 8 (12.90%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 7 (11.29%) EMC Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (11.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Security Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Security Technical Architect
8 5 (8.06%) Solaris Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Developer
9 4 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) EDI
1 2 (3.23%) EDIFACT
1 2 (3.23%) XML
1 2 (3.23%) XML Messaging
2 1 (1.61%) CGI
2 1 (1.61%) Flash
2 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
2 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) e-Health
2 10 (16.13%) CMDB
3 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.61%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Linux
2 45 (72.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 42 (67.74%) Solaris
4 32 (51.61%) Unix
5 30 (48.39%) AIX
6 23 (37.10%) Windows
7 16 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
10 2 (3.23%) Android
10 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.61%) HPUX
11 1 (1.61%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 28 (45.16%) Service Management
3 15 (24.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (24.19%) Network Management
4 13 (20.97%) Performance Analysis
5 12 (19.35%) System Testing
6 8 (12.90%) Project Management
6 8 (12.90%) Risk Management
6 8 (12.90%) Security Architecture
6 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.68%) Knowledge Management
7 6 (9.68%) Migration
8 5 (8.06%) DevOps
9 4 (6.45%) Computer Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (3.23%) Software Distribution
11 1 (1.61%) Non-Functional Testing
11 1 (1.61%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) Perl
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
3 1 (1.61%) AWK
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) Python
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) CCNA
1 13 (20.97%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.97%) NFS
1 13 (20.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (19.35%) CA Spectrum
2 11 (17.74%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (8.06%) Puppet
4 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.61%) FlexNet
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (25.81%) EMC
3 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 14 (22.58%) Veritas
5 13 (20.97%) Cognizant
6 12 (19.35%) CA
7 10 (16.13%) ServiceNow
8 7 (11.29%) VMware
9 4 (6.45%) Splunk
10 3 (4.84%) HP
11 2 (3.23%) Oracle
12 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
12 1 (1.61%) hybris
12 1 (1.61%) NetApp
12 1 (1.61%) Rally
12 1 (1.61%) SAP
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