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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 84 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 33 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.32% 0.20% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.64% 0.43% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
- +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.09%
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
1249 924 1068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.12% 45.43% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 618 487 503
Average daily rate £365 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 73 107
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -35.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £30.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 0 9 £200 - 1
Coventry - 8 £459 -
Warwickshire - 7 £350 - 2
Shropshire - 4 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 51 (87.93%) Linux
2 44 (75.86%) UNIX
3 31 (53.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (46.55%) HPUX
5 24 (41.38%) VMware
6 21 (36.21%) Windows
7 19 (32.76%) SAN
8 18 (31.03%) ITIL
9 16 (27.59%) HP
10 13 (22.41%) IBM
11 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (15.52%) NetBackup
12 9 (15.52%) Solaris
13 8 (13.79%) VB
13 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
13 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
13 8 (13.79%) Puppet
14 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
14 7 (12.07%) Firewall
15 6 (10.34%) zOS
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
15 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
15 6 (10.34%) NetApp
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
16 5 (8.62%) VBA

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) nginx
3 1 (1.72%) TPMS
3 1 (1.72%) CICS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.72%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (32.76%) SAN
2 7 (12.07%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.07%) Firewall
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.72%) NAS
4 1 (1.72%) Network Security
4 1 (1.72%) VoIP
4 1 (1.72%) SSL
4 1 (1.72%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.72%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
2 1 (1.72%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.72%) Hudson
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (25.86%) Administrator
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 11 (18.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.52%) UNIX Administrator
5 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) UNIX Support
7 3 (5.17%) Architect
7 3 (5.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.17%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.45%) Messaging Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (10.34%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) EDI
3 2 (3.45%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) ODBC
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.72%) EJB
4 1 (1.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) DataPower
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.17%) Open Source
3 2 (3.45%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 51 (87.93%) Linux
2 44 (75.86%) UNIX
3 31 (53.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (46.55%) HPUX
5 21 (36.21%) Windows
6 9 (15.52%) Solaris
7 6 (10.34%) zOS
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (6.90%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) ITIL
2 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (6.90%) Scrum
2 4 (6.90%) Workflow
2 4 (6.90%) Configuration Management
2 4 (6.90%) DevOps
3 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Logistics
4 2 (3.45%) CAD
4 2 (3.45%) B2B
4 2 (3.45%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Coaching
5 1 (1.72%) Security Architecture
5 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.72%) Waterfall
5 1 (1.72%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.72%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (1.72%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) VB
1 8 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.62%) VBA
3 5 (8.62%) PHP
4 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.45%) Korn
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.45%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.45%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) RHCE
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) HL7
2 1 (1.72%) DICOM
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Samba
3 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) NetBackup
2 8 (13.79%) Puppet
3 3 (5.17%) Ansible
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.17%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (3.45%) Salt
5 1 (1.72%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.72%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) VMware
2 16 (27.59%) HP
3 13 (22.41%) IBM
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.34%) NetApp
6 5 (8.62%) SAP
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle
7 4 (6.90%) Symantec
8 2 (3.45%) Lotus
8 2 (3.45%) CA
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) Citrix
9 1 (1.72%) BMC
9 1 (1.72%) Siemens
9 1 (1.72%) Sybase
9 1 (1.72%) Brocade
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