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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 27 May 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 84 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 51 27 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.77% 1.07% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 2.23% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 3
Median daily rate £400 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £358 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £530 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £26.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £29.17 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+25.98% -10.24%
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
1400 1211 1145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.59% 47.94% 49.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 709 530
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 74 82
Median hourly rate £13.87 £21.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.22% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £31.25 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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 -33 20 £501 +8.32%
Worcestershire - 11 £400 -
Warwickshire -3 6 £355 -11.25% 1
Birmingham +3 4 £325 - 2
Coventry -2 2 £425 +54.54%
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat 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.

1 58 (82.86%) Linux
2 36 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (44.29%) Unix
4 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
5 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
6 22 (31.43%) VMware
7 19 (27.14%) Oracle
8 18 (25.71%) AIX
8 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (24.29%) Solaris
10 16 (22.86%) Windows
10 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 15 (21.43%) SQL
12 14 (20.00%) Java
13 13 (18.57%) SUSE
14 12 (17.14%) Service Management
14 12 (17.14%) ITIL
14 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
15 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
16 10 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
16 10 (14.29%) Pentaho
16 10 (14.29%) JIRA
16 10 (14.29%) System Testing
16 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
16 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
17 9 (12.86%) Data Analytics
17 9 (12.86%) Analytics
17 9 (12.86%) CentOS

Red Hat
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 8 (11.43%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) IIS
2 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.29%) Apache
3 3 (4.29%) Liferay
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.00%) MS Office
2 7 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.86%) GitHub
1 2 (2.86%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (5.71%) Firewall
2 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 4 (5.71%) SSL
3 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 3 (4.29%) Kerberos
3 3 (4.29%) VLAN
4 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.86%) SSH
5 1 (1.43%) DHCP
5 1 (1.43%) HTTP
5 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.43%) LDAP
5 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (14.29%) Hadoop
2 10 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (14.29%) JIRA
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
4 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.43%) Gatling
4 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Administrator
2 9 (12.86%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Test Analyst
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (11.43%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Test Analyst
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) SC Cleared Project Manager
4 6 (8.57%) Tester
4 6 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Agile Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Designer
6 4 (5.71%) Hadoop Tester
6 4 (5.71%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Database Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) XML
2 4 (5.71%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (4.29%) XBRL
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (7.14%) CMDB
4 2 (2.86%) Derivative
4 2 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.43%) Clustering
5 1 (1.43%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 58 (82.86%) Linux
2 36 (51.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 31 (44.29%) Unix
4 18 (25.71%) AIX
5 17 (24.29%) Solaris
6 16 (22.86%) Windows
7 13 (18.57%) SUSE
8 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
9 9 (12.86%) CentOS
10 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (4.29%) Fedora
13 2 (2.86%) Android
13 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.86%) Data ONTAP
13 2 (2.86%) HPUX
13 2 (2.86%) Windows Phone
14 1 (1.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Service Management
3 10 (14.29%) System Testing
4 9 (12.86%) Analytics
4 9 (12.86%) Data Analytics
4 9 (12.86%) Project Management
4 9 (12.86%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.00%) Release Management
5 7 (10.00%) Scrum
6 6 (8.57%) Migration
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (8.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 5 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.71%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) DevOps
8 4 (5.71%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.29%) Korn
5 3 (4.29%) Scala
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) PHP
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (38.57%) Security Cleared
2 23 (32.86%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) ISEB
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.71%) LPIC
3 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (4.29%) Degree
4 3 (4.29%) MCSE
4 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.86%) RHCE
5 2 (2.86%) VCP5
5 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 17 (24.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.00%) NFS
3 5 (7.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (7.14%) vSphere
4 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.71%) Firmware
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.86%) iptables
6 2 (2.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (11.43%) Puppet
2 5 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.71%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.71%) SCCM
3 4 (5.71%) SCOM
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (2.86%) Nagios
5 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.86%) Simpana
6 1 (1.43%) Ansible
6 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) VMware
2 19 (27.14%) Oracle
3 16 (22.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (12.86%) Veritas
5 6 (8.57%) Cloudera
5 6 (8.57%) IBM
5 6 (8.57%) NetApp
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco
6 5 (7.14%) Cognizant
6 5 (7.14%) HP
7 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) EMC
7 4 (5.71%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.71%) Splunk
8 3 (4.29%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.29%) MuleSoft
9 2 (2.86%) CommVault
9 2 (2.86%) Dell
9 2 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (2.86%) Netezza
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