The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Red Hat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Red Hat over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 61 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 24 28 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.63% 2.25% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.45% 7.43% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £230 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £418 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
440 377 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.83% 30.31% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 191 106
Average daily rate £357 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £248 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 2
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -54.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Red Hat
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Red Hat Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Red Hat Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Red Hat Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Red Hat across the Edinburgh region.

Red Hat Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Red Hat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat.

1 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 28 (50.91%) Oracle
4 26 (47.27%) JBoss
5 25 (45.45%) UNIX
6 19 (34.55%) VMware
7 18 (32.73%) EMC
8 17 (30.91%) Finance
9 16 (29.09%) Change Management
9 16 (29.09%) Solaris
9 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (27.27%) SAN
11 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
11 14 (25.45%) ITIL
12 12 (21.82%) Java
12 12 (21.82%) Apache
12 12 (21.82%) LDAP
13 10 (18.18%) NetApp
13 10 (18.18%) Banking
14 9 (16.36%) Migration
14 9 (16.36%) Veritas
14 9 (16.36%) AIX
14 9 (16.36%) Perl
14 9 (16.36%) SQL
15 8 (14.55%) HPUX
15 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
15 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (12.73%) Clustering
16 7 (12.73%) RHCE
16 7 (12.73%) Windows

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Red Hat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Red Hat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (47.27%) JBoss
2 14 (25.45%) Tomcat
3 12 (21.82%) Apache
4 6 (10.91%) SAS
5 5 (9.09%) WebLogic
6 4 (7.27%) IIS
6 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (5.45%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.27%) SAN
2 12 (21.82%) LDAP
3 6 (10.91%) DNS
4 5 (9.09%) DHCP
4 5 (9.09%) Firewall
5 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
6 2 (3.64%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) Informix
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Ant
2 3 (5.45%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 17 (30.91%) Finance
2 10 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) International Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Systems Administrator
3 7 (12.73%) UNIX Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Support Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support Manager
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Manager
4 6 (10.91%) SAS Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) UNIX Support
6 4 (7.27%) Deployment Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Development Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Senior UNIX Administrator
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (5.45%) Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) J2EE
1 3 (5.45%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
2 2 (3.64%) Ajax
2 2 (3.64%) JSP
2 2 (3.64%) Struts
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 2 (3.64%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) JMS
2 2 (3.64%) JPA
2 2 (3.64%) OAuth
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
2 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.82%) CESG
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 34 (61.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (45.45%) UNIX
4 16 (29.09%) Solaris
5 9 (16.36%) AIX
6 8 (14.55%) HPUX
7 7 (12.73%) Windows
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (7.27%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Change Management
2 14 (25.45%) ITIL
3 9 (16.36%) Migration
4 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
6 6 (10.91%) Analytics
6 6 (10.91%) BPMN
7 5 (9.09%) DevOps
7 5 (9.09%) RUP
8 4 (7.27%) Data Security
8 4 (7.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) Supplier Management
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.45%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.45%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.45%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (3.64%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) Java
2 9 (16.36%) Perl
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 4 (7.27%) Python
4 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) MUMPS
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) RHCE
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.64%) OCP
4 2 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (29.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (14.55%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Samba
4 2 (3.64%) NFS
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.82%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.27%) Puppet
4 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Oracle
2 19 (34.55%) VMware
3 18 (32.73%) EMC
4 10 (18.18%) NetApp
5 9 (16.36%) Veritas
6 6 (10.91%) Teradata
7 4 (7.27%) F5
8 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.45%) HP
9 2 (3.64%) Adobe
9 2 (3.64%) Sun
9 2 (3.64%) Symantec
9 2 (3.64%) CommVault
9 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.82%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.82%) Brocade
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco
10 1 (1.82%) IBM
10 1 (1.82%) Microsoft