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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.66% 0.74% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.17% 4.23% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £544 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year - +0.69%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 96 142 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.89% 17.42% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 92 79
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £490 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -32.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 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 25 June 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) Sun
4 3 (50.00%) LDAP
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) HPUX
6 1 (16.67%) Informatica
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) ETL
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (16.67%) XHTML
6 1 (16.67%) DHTML
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Perl
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle

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 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) DHTML
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) MDX
1 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) VMware