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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 119 99 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -15
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 31 23 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.92% 1.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 2.11% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 22
Median daily rate £463 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +20.75%
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
1524 1090 1281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.82% 43.70% 49.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 523 607
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 79 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £31.76 £29.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -15 16 - - 2
Warwickshire -2 5 £351 +0.35%
Birmingham -7 4 £400 +23.07% 3
Staffordshire - 2 - -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 66 (89.19%) Linux
2 47 (63.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (37.84%) VMware
4 27 (36.49%) Puppet
5 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
5 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (32.43%) DevOps
6 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
6 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
8 18 (24.32%) Oracle
8 18 (24.32%) Unix
9 17 (22.97%) CentOS
10 16 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
10 16 (21.62%) AIX
10 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 14 (18.92%) DNS
11 14 (18.92%) Scrum
11 14 (18.92%) Docker
12 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
13 10 (13.51%) HTTP
13 10 (13.51%) Solaris
13 10 (13.51%) Windows
13 10 (13.51%) ITIL
13 10 (13.51%) System Testing
13 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
14 9 (12.16%) REST
14 9 (12.16%) PaaS
14 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
14 9 (12.16%) IaaS

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 9 (12.16%) OpenStack
2 6 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.76%) Liferay
4 4 (5.41%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) Confluence
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.70%) Apache Spark
7 1 (1.35%) Apache
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (14.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 7 (9.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle EBS R12
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) IaaS
1 9 (12.16%) PaaS
2 5 (6.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.92%) DNS
2 10 (13.51%) HTTP
3 7 (9.46%) VLAN
4 4 (5.41%) Firewall
4 4 (5.41%) SAN
4 4 (5.41%) SSL
5 3 (4.05%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.70%) SSH
7 1 (1.35%) DHCP
7 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.35%) Internet
7 1 (1.35%) LDAP
7 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) NoSQL
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (9.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
6 4 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.05%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.05%) HBase
7 3 (4.05%) Pentaho
7 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.70%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.70%) Big Data
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (4.05%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.57%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (12.16%) Architect
3 9 (12.16%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 7 (9.46%) DBA
4 7 (9.46%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.11%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.76%) Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (4.05%) DevOps Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) Solaris Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Tester
8 3 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.16%) JSON
1 9 (12.16%) REST
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (4.05%) XML
4 2 (2.70%) Drools
4 2 (2.70%) iXBRL
4 2 (2.70%) Web Services
4 2 (2.70%) XBRL
5 1 (1.35%) LAMP
5 1 (1.35%) Middleware
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Private Cloud
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
4 3 (4.05%) Clustering
5 2 (2.70%) Derivative
5 2 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.35%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.35%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (89.19%) Linux
2 47 (63.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (24.32%) Unix
4 17 (22.97%) CentOS
5 16 (21.62%) AIX
6 10 (13.51%) Solaris
6 10 (13.51%) Windows
7 9 (12.16%) SUSE
8 7 (9.46%) Windows Server
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (5.41%) Data ONTAP
10 4 (5.41%) HPUX
11 3 (4.05%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) DevOps
2 20 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (25.68%) Configuration Management
4 14 (18.92%) Scrum
5 10 (13.51%) ITIL
5 10 (13.51%) System Testing
6 9 (12.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (10.81%) Service Management
8 7 (9.46%) Open Source
8 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
9 6 (8.11%) Migration
9 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (6.76%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.76%) Server Building
10 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
2 7 (9.46%) Java
3 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 4 (5.41%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.05%) Scala
6 2 (2.70%) R
7 1 (1.35%) Korn
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) LPIC
4 3 (4.05%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.70%) RHCE
5 2 (2.70%) VCP5
5 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (18.92%) Docker
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle RAC
4 7 (9.46%) vSphere
5 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.41%) Firmware
6 3 (4.05%) HDFS
6 3 (4.05%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (2.70%) iptables
7 2 (2.70%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 27 (36.49%) Puppet
2 16 (21.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (9.46%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (5.41%) Backup Exec
5 4 (5.41%) SCCM
5 4 (5.41%) SCOM
6 3 (4.05%) Ansible
6 3 (4.05%) Nagios
6 3 (4.05%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.35%) Ganglia
8 1 (1.35%) Hadoop YARN
8 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (1.35%) vRealize
Vendors
1 28 (37.84%) VMware
2 18 (24.32%) Oracle
3 16 (21.62%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) NetApp
5 5 (6.76%) MuleSoft
6 4 (5.41%) Cisco
6 4 (5.41%) Citrix
6 4 (5.41%) Dell
6 4 (5.41%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 2 (2.70%) 3PAR
8 2 (2.70%) CA
8 2 (2.70%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.70%) HP
8 2 (2.70%) Informatica
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