Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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.

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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 72
Rank change year-on-year +6 -19 +9
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 15 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.96% 0.59% 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.23% 1.19% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Birmingham median daily rate £550 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.23% +16.07% +2.28%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £250
90th Percentile £675 £458 £347
West Midlands median daily rate £525 £439 £300
% change year-on-year +19.66% +46.25% -9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 673 756 643
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.87% 49.19% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 452 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £214 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £506
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 30 40
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% - -3.33%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.61
90th Percentile £20.88 £19.13 £34.10
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.90% -6.45% -

Red Hat
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) SaaS
4 5 (33.33%) PaaS
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (33.33%) Heroku
4 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Billing
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (33.33%) REST
4 5 (33.33%) GitHub
4 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
4 5 (33.33%) IaaS
4 5 (33.33%) OpenShift
4 5 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (33.33%) Docker
4 5 (33.33%) DevOps
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
4 5 (33.33%) GitLab
4 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
4 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 5 (33.33%) MuleSoft
4 5 (33.33%) Apigee
4 5 (33.33%) API Development
4 5 (33.33%) API Design
4 5 (33.33%) API Integration
4 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com

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 5 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle 10gAS
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) GitHub
1 5 (33.33%) Heroku
1 5 (33.33%) IaaS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (33.33%) OpenShift
1 5 (33.33%) PaaS
1 5 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) LDAP
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) DWDM
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Bitbucket
1 5 (33.33%) GitLab
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Server Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
4 1 (6.67%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) REST
1 5 (33.33%) SOAP
1 5 (33.33%) Spring
1 5 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) DHTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
2 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (20.00%) CentOS
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Debian
4 2 (13.33%) HPUX
4 2 (13.33%) Unix
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) AIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 5 (33.33%) API Design
2 5 (33.33%) API Development
2 5 (33.33%) API Integration
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (33.33%) DevOps
2 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (33.33%) Microservices
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) Coaching
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) High Availability
5 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) Logistics
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Docker
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Kubernetes
2 1 (6.67%) EMC VPLEX
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Apigee
1 5 (33.33%) MuleSoft
1 5 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (26.67%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Informatica
5 1 (6.67%) Kaseya
5 1 (6.67%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle