Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 42 71 92
Rank change year-on-year +29 +21 -12
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 16 25 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.87% 1.80% 0.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.56% 10.73% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 4
Median daily rate £550 £444 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.94% +1.43% -17.65%
10th Percentile £473 £363 £330
90th Percentile £649 £500 £484
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £388 £528
% change year-on-year +41.94% -26.54% -4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 118 233 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.15% 16.77% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 143 149
Median daily rate £389 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £105
90th Percentile £599 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 38
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £11.73 £11.10 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.95 £29.40
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Azure
3 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
3 10 (62.50%) Office 365
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) Email Filtering
3 10 (62.50%) Cyber Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
3 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (62.50%) CISSP
4 9 (56.25%) Sentinel
4 9 (56.25%) GIAC
4 9 (56.25%) Meraki
5 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
5 6 (37.50%) Qualys
5 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared

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 (6.25%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 11 (68.75%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Office 365
3 4 (25.00%) AWS
4 2 (12.50%) PaaS
4 2 (12.50%) SaaS
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
5 1 (6.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Network Security
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (18.75%) Public Sector
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
1 10 (62.50%) Security Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Security Operations Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) IT Security Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Information Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Environment And Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Release Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) CMDB
4 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) VMS
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Cyber Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) Email Filtering
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
1 10 (62.50%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
1 10 (62.50%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Ethical Hacking
2 6 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (37.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (31.25%) Decision-Making
3 5 (31.25%) Information Assurance
3 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 9 (56.25%) GIAC
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CEH
5 1 (6.25%) AWS Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
2 1 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) CheckPoint
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
1 11 (68.75%) Red Hat
2 9 (56.25%) Meraki
3 6 (37.50%) Qualys
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Google
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) VMware