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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 121 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 17 42 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.61% 1.66% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 3.65% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 21
Median daily rate £413 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.32% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £155 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £413 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £23.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+117.39% -44.24%
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
1249 1152 1162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.03% 45.44% 48.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 663 567 586
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 109
Median hourly rate £15.43 £15.85 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.68% -0.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.69 £10.36 £10.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £31.44 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
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 5 December 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 +1 8 - - 1
Birmingham -12 6 £325 +16.07% 3
Worcestershire +2 3 £415 +167.74% 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 45 (90.00%) Linux
2 34 (68.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (46.00%) Puppet
3 23 (46.00%) DevOps
4 19 (38.00%) Configuration Management
5 18 (36.00%) VMware
6 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (30.00%) Docker
7 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (26.00%) Scrum
8 13 (26.00%) Oracle
9 12 (24.00%) HTTP
9 12 (24.00%) NoSQL
10 11 (22.00%) REST
10 11 (22.00%) CentOS
10 11 (22.00%) PaaS
10 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
10 11 (22.00%) IaaS
10 11 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 11 (22.00%) Private Cloud
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
10 11 (22.00%) JSON
11 10 (20.00%) Unix
12 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
12 9 (18.00%) AIX
13 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.00%) ITIL
14 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
15 6 (12.00%) Solaris

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 11 (22.00%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.00%) Apache
3 4 (8.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Pig
4 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 2 (4.00%) Confluence
4 2 (4.00%) Liferay
4 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) IaaS
1 11 (22.00%) PaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (2.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) HTTP
2 11 (22.00%) DNS
3 5 (10.00%) SAN
4 4 (8.00%) VLAN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAAS
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) NoSQL
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (8.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
4 3 (6.00%) HBase
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) Pentaho
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 6 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (12.00%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Developer
6 3 (6.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) JSON
1 11 (22.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) Drools
2 2 (4.00%) iXBRL
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (4.00%) XBRL
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) JDBC
3 1 (2.00%) LAMP
3 1 (2.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) Clustering
2 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) HP Superdome
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 45 (90.00%) Linux
2 34 (68.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (22.00%) CentOS
4 10 (20.00%) Unix
5 9 (18.00%) AIX
6 6 (12.00%) Solaris
7 5 (10.00%) HPUX
7 5 (10.00%) SUSE
8 4 (8.00%) Windows
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.00%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) DevOps
2 19 (38.00%) Configuration Management
3 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (26.00%) Scrum
5 11 (22.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (16.00%) ITIL
7 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.00%) Migration
8 5 (10.00%) Server Building
8 5 (10.00%) Service Management
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
10 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.00%) ETL
10 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.00%) Project Management
10 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
10 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
11 2 (4.00%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 4 (8.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) Korn
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (4.00%) RHCE
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Docker
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (6.00%) HDFS
4 2 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (46.00%) Puppet
2 16 (32.00%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (8.00%) Nagios
3 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.00%) Ansible
4 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (2.00%) Ganglia
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.00%) SCCM
5 1 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (2.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) VMware
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) HP
4 3 (6.00%) NetApp
5 2 (4.00%) Brocade
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) Cloudera
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Informatica
5 2 (4.00%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.00%) Veritas
6 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
6 1 (2.00%) CA
6 1 (2.00%) Dell
6 1 (2.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (2.00%) Lotus
6 1 (2.00%) SAP