The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Edinburgh region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Red Hat
Rank 51 44 51
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 27 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.10% 1.34% 1.51%
As % of the Vendors category 5.90% 3.62% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 3
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.88 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -7.60%
Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
458 276 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.61% 36.95% 34.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 100 194
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +167.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Red Hat
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 26 (56.52%) JBoss
3 24 (52.17%) Java
4 22 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (45.65%) Subversion
6 17 (36.96%) JAAS
6 17 (36.96%) Eclipse
7 16 (34.78%) Identity Management
7 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (28.26%) UNIX
8 13 (28.26%) Java EE
9 12 (26.09%) BPMN
10 11 (23.91%) XML
10 11 (23.91%) HP
10 11 (23.91%) Scrum
11 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
11 10 (21.74%) Finance
11 10 (21.74%) Spring
12 9 (19.57%) Banking
12 9 (19.57%) SOA
12 9 (19.57%) XSLT
12 9 (19.57%) AIX
13 8 (17.39%) Solaris
13 8 (17.39%) LDAP
14 7 (15.22%) VMware
14 7 (15.22%) Oracle
15 6 (13.04%) Windows
15 6 (13.04%) SAN
15 6 (13.04%) TDD
15 6 (13.04%) Workflow

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (4.35%) CICS
2 1 (2.17%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LDAP
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) Pentaho
2 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (45.65%) Subversion
2 17 (36.96%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.70%) Maven
4 2 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Banking
3 3 (6.52%) International Banking
4 2 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (47.83%) Developer
2 14 (30.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Senior Developer
4 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Solaris Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Architect
8 2 (4.35%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX Support
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
9 1 (2.17%) Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.96%) JAAS
2 13 (28.26%) Java EE
3 11 (23.91%) XML
4 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
4 10 (21.74%) Spring
5 9 (19.57%) XSLT
6 6 (13.04%) Drools
7 5 (10.87%) jBPM
8 4 (8.70%) J2EE
9 3 (6.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 37 (80.43%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.26%) UNIX
4 9 (19.57%) AIX
5 8 (17.39%) Solaris
6 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE
7 5 (10.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Identity Management
1 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) BPMN
3 11 (23.91%) Scrum
4 9 (19.57%) SOA
5 6 (13.04%) Workflow
5 6 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 2 (4.35%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Automated Testing
6 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.35%) MVC
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) Java
2 3 (6.52%) Perl
2 3 (6.52%) Korn
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) C-shell
4 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.17%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
1 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.35%) SCOM
2 2 (4.35%) nmon
2 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) JBoss
2 11 (23.91%) HP
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 5 (10.87%) Veritas
5 4 (8.70%) Sun
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec