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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 86 109 95
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 42 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.095% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 0.22% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 1 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £438 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +118.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £438 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £438 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £20.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+32.50% -13.04%
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
1282 920 1072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.86% 43.58% 46.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 470 518
Average daily rate £330 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 53 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
Coventry - 14 £256 -
Birmingham +5 9 £200 - 1
Warwickshire -2 7 £372 -15.08% 1
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 2
Red Hat
England

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (94.92%) Linux
2 51 (86.44%) UNIX
3 37 (62.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (59.32%) HPUX
5 27 (45.76%) VMware
6 20 (33.90%) ITIL
6 20 (33.90%) SAN
7 19 (32.20%) Windows
8 16 (27.12%) HP
9 12 (20.34%) IBM
10 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (15.25%) NetApp
12 8 (13.56%) Solaris
13 7 (11.86%) AIX
13 7 (11.86%) VB
13 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
13 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
13 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
14 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
14 6 (10.17%) Firewall
14 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
14 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
14 6 (10.17%) zOS
15 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
15 5 (8.47%) PHP
15 5 (8.47%) SAP
15 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.78%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) CICS
4 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.69%) TPMS
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (33.90%) SAN
2 6 (10.17%) Firewall
2 6 (10.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.08%) SSL
3 3 (5.08%) LDAP
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.69%) VoIP
5 1 (1.69%) ATM
5 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.69%) Informix
2 1 (1.69%) MySQL
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.69%) Hudson
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
1 13 (22.03%) Administrator
2 12 (20.34%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (20.34%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (16.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) UNIX Support
6 6 (10.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.78%) HPUX Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Architect
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Support Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.39%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.08%) Web Services
2 3 (5.08%) XML
3 2 (3.39%) EDI
3 2 (3.39%) ODBC
3 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.69%) EJB
4 1 (1.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) DataPower
1 4 (6.78%) Mainframe
2 3 (5.08%) Open Source
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 56 (94.92%) Linux
2 51 (86.44%) UNIX
3 37 (62.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (59.32%) HPUX
5 19 (32.20%) Windows
6 8 (13.56%) Solaris
7 7 (11.86%) AIX
8 6 (10.17%) zOS
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.90%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (6.78%) DevOps
3 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (6.78%) Scrum
3 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Identity Management
4 3 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.08%) Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (3.39%) Logistics
5 2 (3.39%) CAD
5 2 (3.39%) B2B
6 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.69%) TDD
6 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.69%) Use Case
6 1 (1.69%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.86%) VB
1 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.47%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.47%) PHP
3 4 (6.78%) VBA
4 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.39%) Korn
5 2 (3.39%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (3.39%) Perl
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) ActionScript
6 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) RHCE
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) ISSAP
2 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.69%) Samba
3 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) NetBackup
2 4 (6.78%) Puppet
3 3 (5.08%) CA SiteMinder
3 3 (5.08%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (5.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (5.08%) Ansible
4 2 (3.39%) Salt
5 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) VMware
2 16 (27.12%) HP
3 12 (20.34%) IBM
4 9 (15.25%) NetApp
5 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.47%) SAP
7 4 (6.78%) Oracle
7 4 (6.78%) CA
7 4 (6.78%) Lotus
8 3 (5.08%) Symantec
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco
10 1 (1.69%) Citrix
10 1 (1.69%) BMC
10 1 (1.69%) Siemens
10 1 (1.69%) Sybase
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