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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Red Hat
Rank 70 52 53
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Red Hat 23 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 2.30% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.58% 7.97% 5.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 13
Average daily rate £388 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £295 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £550 £400
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 £23.00 £40.00 £23.80
% change year-on-year
-42.50% +68.06%
Red Hat
Scotland

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
502 389 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.45% 28.86% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 200 200
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £39.00 £21.64 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.26% +116.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (46.51%) Unix
4 16 (37.21%) Java
5 14 (32.56%) Oracle
6 13 (30.23%) Finance
7 12 (27.91%) JBoss
8 11 (25.58%) Windows
9 10 (23.26%) Web Services
9 10 (23.26%) Solaris
9 10 (23.26%) SAN
9 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
9 10 (23.26%) DevOps
10 9 (20.93%) EMC
11 8 (18.60%) Change Management
11 8 (18.60%) Perl
11 8 (18.60%) VMware
11 8 (18.60%) Banking
12 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
12 7 (16.28%) Use Case
12 7 (16.28%) BPMN
12 7 (16.28%) JSF
12 7 (16.28%) SOA
12 7 (16.28%) UML
12 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (16.28%) OO
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
12 7 (16.28%) RichFaces
13 6 (13.95%) Apache
13 6 (13.95%) AIX

Red Hat
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (27.91%) JBoss
2 6 (13.95%) Apache
3 5 (11.63%) IIS
3 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.65%) Node.js
4 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (2.33%) SAS
5 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.26%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) LDAP
3 2 (4.65%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (4.65%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) Informix
4 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) HBase
5 1 (2.33%) Impala
5 1 (2.33%) MySQL
5 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Ant
2 2 (4.65%) Artifactory
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Maven
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (20.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 8 (18.60%) Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Applications Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Deployment Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) EMC Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) HP Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) HPUX Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.98%) Server Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) Storage Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) Hibernate
2 7 (16.28%) JSF
2 7 (16.28%) RichFaces
3 5 (11.63%) Apache CXF
3 5 (11.63%) Apache OpenJPA
3 5 (11.63%) JPA
4 4 (9.30%) Java EE
4 4 (9.30%) Middleware
5 3 (6.98%) LAMP
6 1 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.33%) JSON
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
6 1 (2.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Private Cloud
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Linux
2 29 (67.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 20 (46.51%) Unix
4 11 (25.58%) Windows
5 10 (23.26%) Solaris
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.95%) AIX
8 5 (11.63%) HPUX
9 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.33%) Fedora
11 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) DevOps
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) BPMN
3 7 (16.28%) OO
3 7 (16.28%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (16.28%) SOA
3 7 (16.28%) UML
3 7 (16.28%) Use Case
4 6 (13.95%) Migration
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) High Availability
6 4 (9.30%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
8 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.65%) MapReduce
8 2 (4.65%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) Java
2 8 (18.60%) Perl
3 5 (11.63%) Python
4 4 (9.30%) SQL
5 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) IBM Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) SRDF
2 4 (9.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.65%) HDFS
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (9.30%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.98%) Puppet
3 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.65%) Data Guard
4 2 (4.65%) SCCM
5 1 (2.33%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (2.33%) Oozie
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) EMC
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Veritas
5 4 (9.30%) Cisco
5 4 (9.30%) HP
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.65%) Brocade
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sun
7 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.33%) Tableau