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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Red Hat
Rank 66 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 18 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.24% 1.98% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 4.28% 6.43% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £242 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £457 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.17 £21.25 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+37.27% -38.84%
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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
421 373 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.09% 30.72% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 187 104
Average daily rate £344 £375 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £277 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £518 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £19.80 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £32.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
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 27 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 28 (65.12%) Oracle
2 27 (62.79%) Linux
3 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (46.51%) JBoss
5 19 (44.19%) UNIX
6 16 (37.21%) Solaris
6 16 (37.21%) Change Management
7 15 (34.88%) Finance
8 11 (25.58%) EMC
9 10 (23.26%) SAN
9 10 (23.26%) ITIL
9 10 (23.26%) Java
10 9 (20.93%) Veritas
10 9 (20.93%) Migration
10 9 (20.93%) VMware
10 9 (20.93%) Banking
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (18.60%) Perl
11 8 (18.60%) AIX
11 8 (18.60%) HPUX
11 8 (18.60%) LDAP
12 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
12 7 (16.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (13.95%) Teradata
13 6 (13.95%) BPMN
13 6 (13.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
13 6 (13.95%) SAS
13 6 (13.95%) NetApp

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 20 (46.51%) JBoss
2 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.95%) SAS
4 5 (11.63%) WebLogic
5 4 (9.30%) Apache
6 3 (6.98%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 8 (18.60%) LDAP
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (6.98%) DNS
4 2 (4.65%) DHCP
4 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SAS Enterprise Miner
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.65%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Ant
2 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Administrator
2 7 (16.28%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Support Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
3 6 (13.95%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Support Manager
3 6 (13.95%) Applications Manager
3 6 (13.95%) SAS Administrator
4 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) UNIX Support
6 3 (6.98%) Senior UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Specialist
6 3 (6.98%) Senior UNIX Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) J2EE
1 3 (6.98%) Middleware
1 3 (6.98%) OAuth
2 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.65%) Ajax
2 2 (4.65%) JPA
2 2 (4.65%) JSP
2 2 (4.65%) Struts
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) PKI
1 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 27 (62.79%) Linux
2 21 (48.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (44.19%) UNIX
4 16 (37.21%) Solaris
5 8 (18.60%) AIX
5 8 (18.60%) HPUX
6 4 (9.30%) Windows
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Change Management
2 10 (23.26%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Migration
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.95%) BPMN
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
6 5 (11.63%) RUP
6 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) SABSA
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.65%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (4.65%) Protective Monitoring
9 2 (4.65%) SOA
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Python
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) OCP
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) Samba
4 2 (4.65%) NFS
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (2.33%) SRDF
5 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 5 (11.63%) EMC NetWorker
2 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 28 (65.12%) Oracle
2 11 (25.58%) EMC
3 9 (20.93%) Veritas
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) Teradata
4 6 (13.95%) NetApp
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) CommVault
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Adobe
6 2 (4.65%) Sun
6 2 (4.65%) Symantec
6 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.33%) Brocade
7 1 (2.33%) Cisco