The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 116 110
Rank change year-on-year +10 -6  
Contract jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux 15 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.72% 1.00% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.79% 5.04% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 1
Median daily rate £550 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.37% -  
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 396 595 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.06% 19.79% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 316 224
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 49 62
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% -12.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £36.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in the West Midlands

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Red Hat Enterprise Linux within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +20 11 £550 - 1
Birmingham +13 4 £544 +11.53% 1
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Red Hat Enterprise Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
3 18 (66.67%) Windows
4 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (44.44%) Scrum
5 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 12 (44.44%) Perl
5 12 (44.44%) Puppet
5 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
5 12 (44.44%) DevOps
6 11 (40.74%) SDLC
6 11 (40.74%) Open Source
6 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
6 11 (40.74%) Maven
6 11 (40.74%) Subversion
6 11 (40.74%) JIRA
6 11 (40.74%) Kanban
6 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
6 11 (40.74%) Python
6 11 (40.74%) SOA
6 11 (40.74%) TDD
6 11 (40.74%) Sonatype Nexus
6 11 (40.74%) Server Virtualisation
6 11 (40.74%) Confluence
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle
7 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
8 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (33.33%) ZABBIX
8 9 (33.33%) Middleware

Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 11 (40.74%) Confluence
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) JBoss
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) LDAP
1 3 (11.11%) SSH
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
3 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (44.44%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
2 11 (40.74%) JIRA
2 11 (40.74%) Maven
2 11 (40.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (40.74%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) DBA
3 7 (25.93%) MySQL DBA
4 5 (18.52%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Unix Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Middleware
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
3 3 (11.11%) ODBC
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) DHTML
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) MDX
4 1 (3.70%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Replication
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) CentOS
3 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (14.81%) Solaris
7 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.70%) HPUX
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) Configuration Management
2 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 12 (44.44%) Scrum
3 11 (40.74%) Kanban
3 11 (40.74%) Open Source
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 11 (40.74%) Server Virtualisation
3 11 (40.74%) SOA
3 11 (40.74%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) Case Management
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) Task Automation
6 4 (14.81%) Data Extraction
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Change Management
8 1 (3.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) Perl
2 11 (40.74%) Python
3 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) VB
4 4 (14.81%) VB6
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 1 (3.70%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) DFS Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (44.44%) Puppet
2 9 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 3 (11.11%) Webmin
4 1 (3.70%) Ansible
4 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Red Hat
2 10 (37.04%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Sun
4 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Informatica
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago