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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 99 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 45 25 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.93% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 3.21% 1.85% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 6
Median daily rate £355 £400 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.25% +18.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £354 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £532 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £31.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
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
1403 1354 1185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.97% 50.50% 50.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 766 563
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 89 82
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £15.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +54.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -25 18 £501 +5.47%
Worcestershire - 9 £400 - 1
Birmingham 0 7 £300 -
Warwickshire +1 6 £355 -11.25%
Coventry -7 1 - - 3
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (48.48%) Unix
4 24 (36.36%) AIX
5 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 20 (30.30%) VMware
7 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (28.79%) Solaris
7 19 (28.79%) Oracle
7 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
8 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.73%) SQL
9 15 (22.73%) ITIL
9 15 (22.73%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) Service Management
10 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (19.70%) Java
12 12 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
13 11 (16.67%) SUSE
13 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
14 10 (15.15%) Pentaho
14 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
14 10 (15.15%) JIRA
14 10 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
14 10 (15.15%) Veritas
15 9 (13.64%) NFS
15 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
15 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
15 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
15 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics

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 (12.12%) Confluence
2 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Liferay
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
2 6 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) GitHub
1 2 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Kerberos
2 3 (4.55%) SAN
2 3 (4.55%) SSL
2 3 (4.55%) VLAN
3 2 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (3.03%) SSH
4 1 (1.52%) DHCP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTP
4 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.52%) LDAP
4 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (15.15%) Hadoop
2 10 (15.15%) Pentaho
3 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.03%) MySQL
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.52%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) JIRA
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.52%) Gatling
4 1 (1.52%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
1 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (18.18%) Architect
2 11 (16.67%) Administrator
3 9 (13.64%) Analyst
3 9 (13.64%) Test Analyst
4 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Architect
4 8 (12.12%) Unix Administrator
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 6 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.09%) Tester
7 5 (7.58%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 4 (6.06%) Agile Tester
8 4 (6.06%) DBA
8 4 (6.06%) Designer
8 4 (6.06%) Hadoop Tester
8 4 (6.06%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) XML
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle ADF
2 3 (4.55%) XBRL
3 2 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) CMDB
2 6 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (3.03%) Derivative
3 2 (3.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (48.48%) Unix
4 24 (36.36%) AIX
5 19 (28.79%) Solaris
6 15 (22.73%) Windows
7 11 (16.67%) SUSE
7 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 8 (12.12%) CentOS
9 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (4.55%) HPUX
11 2 (3.03%) Android
11 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
11 2 (3.03%) Fedora
11 2 (3.03%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (1.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (22.73%) ITIL
2 15 (22.73%) Service Management
3 9 (13.64%) Analytics
3 9 (13.64%) Data Analytics
4 8 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 8 (12.12%) System Testing
5 7 (10.61%) Migration
5 7 (10.61%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (10.61%) Project Management
5 7 (10.61%) Release Management
5 7 (10.61%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.09%) Scrum
6 6 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.06%) Computer Architecture
8 4 (6.06%) Kanban
8 4 (6.06%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.73%) SQL
2 13 (19.70%) Java
3 7 (10.61%) PL/SQL
4 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.55%) Korn
5 2 (3.03%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) Scala
5 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.52%) C
6 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (28.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) ISEB
3 4 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 4 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) LPIC
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.03%) RHCE
6 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.52%) VCP5
6 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) NFS
3 7 (10.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.06%) vSphere
5 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.55%) Firmware
6 2 (3.03%) iptables
6 2 (3.03%) Postfix
6 2 (3.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Puppet
2 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.55%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) Nagios
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle ZFS
3 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.03%) Simpana
4 1 (1.52%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) VMware
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle
3 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
4 10 (15.15%) Veritas
5 7 (10.61%) Cognizant
6 6 (9.09%) Cloudera
6 6 (9.09%) HP
6 6 (9.09%) NetApp
7 5 (7.58%) IBM
7 5 (7.58%) ServiceNow
8 4 (6.06%) Cisco
8 4 (6.06%) EMC
8 4 (6.06%) Splunk
9 3 (4.55%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) MuleSoft
10 2 (3.03%) Atlassian
10 2 (3.03%) CommVault
10 2 (3.03%) Netezza
10 2 (3.03%) Sun
11 1 (1.52%) 3PAR