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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.81% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.69% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 15
Median daily rate £450 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £237 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £379 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.25 £44.44
% change year-on-year
+23.59% -49.93%

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
1068 1246 1123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.52% 48.09% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 639 571
Median daily rate £400 £403 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 101
Median hourly rate £16.42 £14.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.28% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.34 £23.00 £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -4 6 £394 +12.50% 1
Shropshire +29 3 - - 2
Coventry - 3 - - 3
Herefordshire - 2 £650 -
Worcestershire - 1 £410 - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 8 (24.24%) Unix
6 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
7 7 (21.21%) HTTP
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) Apache
7 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (21.21%) Docker
7 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
8 6 (18.18%) DevOps
8 6 (18.18%) IaaS
8 6 (18.18%) Perl
8 6 (18.18%) Oracle
8 6 (18.18%) DNS
8 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) Java
9 5 (15.15%) ITIL
9 5 (15.15%) Python
9 5 (15.15%) CentOS
9 5 (15.15%) Cloudera
9 5 (15.15%) Pentaho

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 7 (21.21%) Apache
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Pig
2 4 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 3 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.06%) Apache Spark
4 2 (6.06%) Confluence
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) IIS
5 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) IaaS
2 5 (15.15%) PaaS
3 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (9.09%) IBM PureFlex
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
2 6 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) DHCP
5 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) Skype
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) VLAN
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) WAAS
5 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Hadoop
1 5 (15.15%) Pentaho
2 4 (12.12%) Apache Hive
2 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Cloudera CDH
4 2 (6.06%) Big Data
4 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (6.06%) HBase
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (9.09%) Hudson
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) GoCD
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
3 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Administrator
2 5 (15.15%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Hadoop Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.09%) SAN Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSON
1 4 (12.12%) REST
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) Drools
3 2 (6.06%) iXBRL
3 2 (6.06%) LAMP
3 2 (6.06%) XBRL
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Private Cloud
2 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
4 7 (21.21%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) Windows Server
5 5 (15.15%) CentOS
6 4 (12.12%) SUSE
7 3 (9.09%) AIX
7 3 (9.09%) HPUX
7 3 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.03%) Fedora
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Scrum
3 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
4 6 (18.18%) DevOps
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (15.15%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.15%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Data Analytics
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
6 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 3 (9.09%) Microservices
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Python
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.12%) Ruby
4 3 (9.09%) Korn
5 2 (6.06%) Go
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
5 2 (6.06%) R
5 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.09%) RHCE
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.03%) CCNA
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
5 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Docker
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) HDFS
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (15.15%) Puppet
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
4 3 (9.09%) Ansible
4 3 (9.09%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (9.09%) Terraform
5 1 (3.03%) SCCM
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) VMware
2 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Cloudera
4 3 (9.09%) Brocade
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) IBM
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 3 (9.09%) Splunk
5 2 (6.06%) AppDynamics
5 2 (6.06%) Google
5 2 (6.06%) Informatica
6 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
6 1 (3.03%) Juniper
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) SAP
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