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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 104 106 99
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 39 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 0.63% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.62% 1.40% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Median daily rate £413 £388 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.75 £28.59 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-16.91% -21.14%
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
1486 1074 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.40% 44.96% 49.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 580 537
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £163 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 75 88
Median hourly rate £15.21 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.93 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £34.36
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Birmingham -9 8 £350 - 1
Shropshire -29 7 - - 2
Worcestershire +3 4 £400 -
Warwickshire -8 4 £343 -2.14% 1
Staffordshire - 3 - -
Coventry -16 1 £425 +9.67%
Herefordshire - 1 £525 -
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 72 (82.76%) Linux
2 45 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (41.38%) Unix
4 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 27 (31.03%) Oracle
6 26 (29.89%) VMware
7 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
8 23 (26.44%) AIX
9 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (22.99%) Solaris
11 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (20.69%) Puppet
13 17 (19.54%) SQL
14 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
14 16 (18.39%) CentOS
15 15 (17.24%) DevOps
15 15 (17.24%) ITIL
16 14 (16.09%) Java
16 14 (16.09%) Windows
17 13 (14.94%) SUSE
17 13 (14.94%) Service Management
18 12 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
19 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
19 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
19 11 (12.64%) Veritas
20 10 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
20 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
20 10 (11.49%) Pentaho
20 10 (11.49%) System Testing

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 (9.20%) Confluence
2 7 (8.05%) WebLogic
3 5 (5.75%) Liferay
4 4 (4.60%) IIS
5 3 (3.45%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.15%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.05%) MS Office
2 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.15%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.30%) GitHub
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.15%) IaaS
2 1 (1.15%) OpenShift
2 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) DNS
2 7 (8.05%) SAN
3 6 (6.90%) VLAN
4 4 (4.60%) Firewall
4 4 (4.60%) Internet
4 4 (4.60%) SSL
5 3 (3.45%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.30%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.30%) HTTP
6 2 (2.30%) SSH
7 1 (1.15%) DHCP
7 1 (1.15%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.15%) LDAP
7 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
1 12 (13.79%) Oracle Database
2 11 (12.64%) Hadoop
3 10 (11.49%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (11.49%) Pentaho
4 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (8.05%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (6.90%) RDBMS
6 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (4.60%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (2.30%) MySQL
10 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (1.15%) Apache Accumulo
11 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (1.15%) HBase
11 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) JIRA
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.30%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.15%) Gatling
4 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 6 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (13.79%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (11.49%) Analyst
3 9 (10.34%) Administrator
3 9 (10.34%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Architect
4 8 (9.20%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 7 (8.05%) DBA
6 6 (6.90%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Tester
7 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.75%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) XML
2 5 (5.75%) Oracle ADF
3 4 (4.60%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) XBRL
5 2 (2.30%) Middleware
6 1 (1.15%) JSON
6 1 (1.15%) LAMP
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.20%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (5.75%) CMDB
4 3 (3.45%) Clustering
5 2 (2.30%) Derivative
5 2 (2.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.15%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.15%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.15%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (82.76%) Linux
2 45 (51.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 36 (41.38%) Unix
4 23 (26.44%) AIX
5 20 (22.99%) Solaris
6 16 (18.39%) CentOS
7 14 (16.09%) Windows
8 13 (14.94%) SUSE
9 10 (11.49%) Windows Server
10 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (5.75%) HPUX
12 4 (4.60%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (3.45%) Fedora
14 2 (2.30%) Android
14 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
14 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
15 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.84%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.24%) DevOps
2 15 (17.24%) ITIL
3 13 (14.94%) Service Management
4 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
4 10 (11.49%) System Testing
5 9 (10.34%) Analytics
5 9 (10.34%) Data Analytics
5 9 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 8 (9.20%) Migration
6 8 (9.20%) Project Management
6 8 (9.20%) Scrum
7 7 (8.05%) PRINCE2
7 7 (8.05%) Release Management
8 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (6.90%) Test Scripting
8 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
9 5 (5.75%) Open Source
9 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.54%) SQL
2 14 (16.09%) Java
3 8 (9.20%) PL/SQL
4 6 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.60%) Korn
7 3 (3.45%) Scala
8 2 (2.30%) Python
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 25 (28.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (4.60%) LPIC
3 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
4 3 (3.45%) MCSE
4 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.30%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.30%) RHCE
5 2 (2.30%) VCP5
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.05%) NFS
2 7 (8.05%) Oracle RAC
2 7 (8.05%) vSphere
3 5 (5.75%) Docker
3 5 (5.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (5.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 4 (4.60%) Active Directory
4 4 (4.60%) Firmware
5 2 (2.30%) iptables
5 2 (2.30%) Postfix
6 1 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 18 (20.69%) Puppet
2 7 (8.05%) NetBackup
2 7 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (4.60%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.60%) Red Hat Satellite
4 4 (4.60%) SCCM
4 4 (4.60%) SCOM
5 3 (3.45%) Ansible
5 3 (3.45%) Nagios
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (2.30%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 2 (2.30%) Simpana
7 1 (1.15%) Ganglia
7 1 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (1.15%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Oracle
2 26 (29.89%) VMware
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (12.64%) Veritas
5 8 (9.20%) NetApp
6 6 (6.90%) Cloudera
6 6 (6.90%) HP
6 6 (6.90%) IBM
7 5 (5.75%) Cisco
7 5 (5.75%) Cognizant
7 5 (5.75%) MuleSoft
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix
8 4 (4.60%) Dell
8 4 (4.60%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (4.60%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
10 2 (2.30%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.30%) CA
10 2 (2.30%) CommVault
10 2 (2.30%) Netezza