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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 78 98 81
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 34 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.57% 0.43% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.22% 0.90% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 8
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£425 £298 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £236 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £22.40 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -15.47%
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
1056 999 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.80% 47.66% 47.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 480 361
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 58 107
Average hourly rate £16.41 £17.48 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.09% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.91 £32.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - 4 £348 - 8
Warwickshire - 2 £269 -
Coventry - - - -
Solihull - - - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 63 (90.00%) Linux
2 46 (65.71%) UNIX
3 38 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 27 (38.57%) Solaris
5 26 (37.14%) Puppet
6 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
7 20 (28.57%) VMware
7 20 (28.57%) AIX
7 20 (28.57%) Open Source
7 20 (28.57%) DevOps
8 18 (25.71%) Oracle
8 18 (25.71%) ITIL
9 16 (22.86%) Apache
10 15 (21.43%) JBoss
10 15 (21.43%) Perl
11 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (20.00%) SAN
11 14 (20.00%) Maven
11 14 (20.00%) Hudson
12 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (18.57%) Subversion
12 13 (18.57%) Java
12 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
12 13 (18.57%) HPUX
12 13 (18.57%) J2EE
13 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
13 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Management
13 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (15.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (22.86%) Apache
2 15 (21.43%) JBoss
3 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
4 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.86%) Confluence
5 3 (4.29%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) CICS
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.43%) TPMS
7 1 (1.43%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) CATIA
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (20.00%) SAN
2 7 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.14%) Firewall
4 2 (2.86%) LDAP
4 2 (2.86%) LAN
4 2 (2.86%) WAN
5 1 (1.43%) VoIP
5 1 (1.43%) ATM
5 1 (1.43%) Network Security
5 1 (1.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) Informix
3 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (20.00%) Maven
2 14 (20.00%) Hudson
3 13 (18.57%) Subversion
4 9 (12.86%) JIRA
5 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.43%) Ant
6 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Architect
2 21 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (17.14%) Platform Architect
4 10 (14.29%) Analyst
5 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.71%) UNIX Support
8 3 (4.29%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Server Support
9 2 (2.86%) Messaging Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) J2EE
2 11 (15.71%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (7.14%) Web Services
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.86%) XML
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) JavaBeans
6 1 (1.43%) ODBC
6 1 (1.43%) .NET
6 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.43%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.57%) Open Source
2 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.86%) PACS
5 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.43%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 63 (90.00%) Linux
2 46 (65.71%) UNIX
3 38 (54.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (38.57%) Windows
4 27 (38.57%) Solaris
5 20 (28.57%) AIX
6 13 (18.57%) HPUX
7 11 (15.71%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.29%) zOS
12 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.43%) Debian
12 1 (1.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.57%) DevOps
2 18 (25.71%) ITIL
3 13 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Management
5 9 (12.86%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) Service Management
6 7 (10.00%) Workflow
7 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (8.57%) Scrum
8 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.86%) CAD
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (2.86%) Workflow Management
9 2 (2.86%) Logistics
10 1 (1.43%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.43%) TDD
10 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.43%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Perl
2 13 (18.57%) Java
3 7 (10.00%) PHP
3 7 (10.00%) VB
3 7 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.14%) VBA
4 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
5 3 (4.29%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.86%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Korn
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) C++
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) ISSAP
3 1 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) HL7
1 2 (2.86%) DICOM
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.43%) Squid
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.43%) Samba
3 1 (1.43%) KVM
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (37.14%) Puppet
2 9 (12.86%) NetBackup
3 6 (8.57%) Ansible
4 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.86%) Salt
6 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) VMware
2 18 (25.71%) Oracle
3 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (14.29%) HP
5 9 (12.86%) BEA
6 8 (11.43%) IBM
7 4 (5.71%) Symantec
8 3 (4.29%) SAP
9 1 (1.43%) Brocade
9 1 (1.43%) Citrix
9 1 (1.43%) CA
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
9 1 (1.43%) Siemens
9 1 (1.43%) Sun
9 1 (1.43%) Sybase
9 1 (1.43%) 3PAR
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