The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Red Hat 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Red Hat, Inc.

Red Hat
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 67 61
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.32% 0.61% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 4.98% 1.14% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 0
Median daily rate £550 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £36.00 £32.09
% change year-on-year +31.94% +12.20%  

Red Hat is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 281 440 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 46.52% 53.99% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 290 226
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +10.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £200 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Median hourly rate £14.22 £11.80 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.46% -28.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.13 £12.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Red Hat in Birmingham

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat in Birmingham

Red Hat
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Red Hat in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Red Hat in Birmingham

Red Hat
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 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat 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.

1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) SOAP
2 9 (52.94%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (52.94%) Billing
2 9 (52.94%) Spring
2 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Architecture
2 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (52.94%) Open Source
2 9 (52.94%) SaaS
2 9 (52.94%) PaaS
2 9 (52.94%) REST
2 9 (52.94%) GitHub
2 9 (52.94%) Bitbucket
2 9 (52.94%) IaaS
2 9 (52.94%) Heroku
2 9 (52.94%) OpenShift
2 9 (52.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (52.94%) Docker
2 9 (52.94%) DevOps
2 9 (52.94%) Kubernetes
2 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
2 9 (52.94%) MuleSoft
2 9 (52.94%) Apigee
2 9 (52.94%) API Development
2 9 (52.94%) API Design
2 9 (52.94%) API Integration
2 9 (52.94%) Microservices

Red Hat
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 9 (52.94%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (52.94%) GitHub
1 9 (52.94%) Heroku
1 9 (52.94%) IaaS
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (52.94%) OpenShift
1 9 (52.94%) PaaS
1 9 (52.94%) SaaS
2 1 (5.88%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) OLAP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle OLAP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Bitbucket
1 9 (52.94%) GitLab
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (52.94%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Architect
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) DevOps Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Java Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) SAN Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) REST
1 9 (52.94%) SOAP
1 9 (52.94%) Spring
1 9 (52.94%) Spring Boot
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) DHTML
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) MDX
2 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Solaris
3 4 (23.53%) Unix
4 3 (17.65%) HPUX
5 2 (11.76%) Windows
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.88%) AIX
6 1 (5.88%) CentOS
6 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) API Design
1 9 (52.94%) API Development
1 9 (52.94%) API Integration
1 9 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (52.94%) DevOps
1 9 (52.94%) Enterprise Architecture
1 9 (52.94%) Microservices
1 9 (52.94%) Open Source
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) Perl
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) iptables
2 1 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Apigee
1 9 (52.94%) MuleSoft
1 9 (52.94%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (17.65%) Sun
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Brocade
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Informatica
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago