Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat Enterprise Linux over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 99 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.45% 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.33% 2.34% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Birmingham median daily rate £390 £400 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +42.86% +40.00%
10th Percentile £358 £328 £261
90th Percentile £548 £473 £293
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £415 £283
% change year-on-year +8.43% +46.90% -16.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 300 256 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.13% 17.04% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 154 104
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £159 £180 £153
90th Percentile £508 £550 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -8.75% +21.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +10.69%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.20 £10.68
90th Percentile £19.45 £19.74 £19.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
2 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (14.29%) Kaseya
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (14.29%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) DWDM
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Principal Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Server Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) DHTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) HPUX
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) High Availability
3 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
1 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) EMC VPLEX
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Sun
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (14.29%) Kaseya
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle