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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Red Hat
England / West Midlands
Rank 108 104 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -23
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 12 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.51% 0.66% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.41% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 21
Median daily rate £410 £218 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.50% -48.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £168 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £268 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £23.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+68.47% -42.50%

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
1072 1133 1021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.44% 46.43% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 557 532
Median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.06% +11.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 100
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £23.70 £28.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 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 -3 5 £338 +20.53% 2
Worcestershire +7 4 £413 +166.12%
Coventry - 3 - - 3
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (45.95%) VMware
5 15 (40.54%) Scrum
5 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
5 15 (40.54%) DevOps
6 14 (37.84%) Docker
6 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (37.84%) Puppet
7 13 (35.14%) HTTP
8 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (32.43%) IaaS
9 11 (29.73%) PaaS
9 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
10 10 (27.03%) JSON
10 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud
10 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
10 10 (27.03%) REST
10 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
11 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
12 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
13 7 (18.92%) CentOS
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Apache
13 7 (18.92%) Unix
14 6 (16.22%) ITIL
14 6 (16.22%) Oracle
14 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management

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 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.92%) Apache
3 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Pig
4 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.41%) Confluence
4 2 (5.41%) JBoss
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Domino
5 1 (2.70%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 12 (32.43%) IaaS
2 11 (29.73%) PaaS
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.11%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (35.14%) HTTP
2 11 (29.73%) DNS
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) VPN
5 1 (2.70%) WAAS
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Hive
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.41%) HBase
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (8.11%) Hudson
1 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) GoCD
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Linux Engineer
1 6 (16.22%) Platform Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Developer
3 4 (10.81%) Administrator
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (8.11%) SAN Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) AWS Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) JSON
1 10 (27.03%) REST
2 3 (8.11%) Web Services
3 2 (5.41%) Drools
3 2 (5.41%) iXBRL
3 2 (5.41%) LAMP
3 2 (5.41%) XBRL
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
4 1 (2.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (18.92%) CentOS
3 7 (18.92%) Unix
4 5 (13.51%) SUSE
4 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 4 (10.81%) AIX
6 3 (8.11%) HPUX
6 3 (8.11%) Solaris
7 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.70%) Fedora
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (40.54%) Configuration Management
2 15 (40.54%) DevOps
2 15 (40.54%) Scrum
3 11 (29.73%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (16.22%) ITIL
4 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.51%) Migration
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
7 3 (8.11%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Java
1 5 (13.51%) Perl
1 5 (13.51%) Python
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) Ruby
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
3 3 (8.11%) Korn
3 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.41%) Go
4 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.41%) R
5 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) RHCE
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Docker
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.41%) HDFS
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 4 (10.81%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
3 3 (8.11%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (8.11%) Terraform
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) Brocade
4 3 (8.11%) Cisco
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) IBM
4 3 (8.11%) NetApp
5 2 (5.41%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.41%) Cloudera
5 2 (5.41%) Google
5 2 (5.41%) Informatica
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper
6 1 (2.70%) Lotus
6 1 (2.70%) SAP