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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 100 94 99
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 16 25 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.02% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 2.09% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.90% -31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £173 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £349 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.63% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £22.50 £23.90
% change year-on-year
+29.64% -5.85%
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
1036 1196 908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.09% 48.84% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 561 396
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 85 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.30 £11.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.32 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
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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 +3 4 £250 -28.05% 1
Shropshire - 4 £450 - 1
Warwickshire +4 3 £350 -23.91% 4
Coventry 0 3 £400 +68.42% 3
Worcestershire +2 1 - -
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England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 14 (35.90%) Open Source
3 14 (35.90%) MySQL
4 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 13 (33.33%) Oracle
4 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 13 (33.33%) SUSE
5 12 (30.77%) XML
5 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 11 (28.21%) UNIX
7 10 (25.64%) Firewall
7 10 (25.64%) Solaris
7 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 9 (23.08%) CSS
8 9 (23.08%) HTML
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.51%) ITIL
10 7 (17.95%) Java
10 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.95%) CGI
10 7 (17.95%) SSL
10 7 (17.95%) Apache
10 7 (17.95%) Internet
10 7 (17.95%) Ruby
10 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (17.95%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (17.95%) Apache
2 5 (12.82%) JBoss
2 5 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.64%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) Internet
3 7 (17.95%) SSL
4 6 (15.38%) SAN
4 6 (15.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.56%) SMTP
5 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) MySQL
2 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
4 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (7.69%) Legal
1 3 (7.69%) Publishing
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Administrator
3 6 (15.38%) DBA
4 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Website Developer
4 5 (12.82%) EDI Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.13%) Build Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) XML
2 9 (23.08%) HTML
2 9 (23.08%) CSS
3 7 (17.95%) CGI
3 7 (17.95%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (15.38%) REST
4 6 (15.38%) D3.js
4 6 (15.38%) Flot
5 5 (12.82%) EDI
5 5 (12.82%) EDIFACT
5 5 (12.82%) XML Messaging
6 2 (5.13%) Ajax
6 2 (5.13%) XHTML
7 1 (2.56%) CSS3
7 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Visualisation
2 3 (7.69%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (33.33%) SUSE
3 13 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (28.21%) UNIX
5 10 (25.64%) Solaris
6 6 (15.38%) AIX
7 5 (12.82%) HPUX
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.56%) CentOS
8 1 (2.56%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) Open Source
2 13 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 8 (20.51%) ITIL
4 7 (17.95%) Analytics
5 6 (15.38%) Microservices
5 6 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (15.38%) Web Development
5 6 (15.38%) Web Design
6 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (10.26%) Service Management
6 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (7.69%) Workflow
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) Ruby
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.82%) VB
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) PHP5
7 1 (2.56%) Perl
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.26%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (10.26%) vCloud
3 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Squid
4 1 (2.56%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Kibana
2 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
3 4 (10.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) Oracle
3 10 (25.64%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Veritas
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 2 (5.13%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) BT
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Zend
7 1 (2.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
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