The table below looks at the statistics for RHCE 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 RHCE over the 3 months to 5 May 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Contract jobs citing RHCE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £256 £360 £305
% change year-on-year
-28.81% +18.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
515 417 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.24% 17.73% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 192 118
Average daily rate £345 £325 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -2.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 19
Average hourly rate £29.41 £25.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £11.70 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.73%

RHCE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

RHCE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

RHCE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RHCE across the West Midlands region.

RHCE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RHCE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RHCE across the West Midlands region.

RHCE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

RHCE
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RHCE 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 RHCE.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) KVM

RHCE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing RHCE 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 RHCE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware